There isn’t much that can go wrong with your unicycle, but when it does, do you have the necessary tools to get you riding again. Most things can be fixed or adjusted with a basic selection of tools that don’t cost the earth. Here is a list of our top 5 tools that we think all unicyclists should have, in no particular order.
1. Multi Tool
A carefully selected multi tool could be one of the most useful tools you will ever have. The Nimbus Multi tool
has been specifically designed with the unicyclist in mind. This tool has all the allen Keys, spanners, spoke keys and even Torx T25 (for your disc rake rotor bolts) you will need, all in a handy lightweight tool.
Nimbus Multi Tool
Qu-Ax Multi Tool
Tacx Pandora Allen Key set
Making sure your tyre is pumped up before you start riding can make the world of difference, and of course if you should get a puncture while out riding you will need something to get that tyre re-inflated.
Unicycle.com Air Supply Mini Pump
Airace Track Pump
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3. Repair Kit
A puncture repair kit (including Tyre levers) is obviously going to help you fix that puncture and get you riding again. This is one of those items that a lot of people don’t think about until it’s too late, so be prepared and have one with you. In addition to the repair kit lots of riders will carry a spare inner-tube with them, changing an inner-tube can be quicker than fixing a puncture (good for those rainy day rides)
Weldtite Cure C-Cure Puncture Repair kit
Foss Tube Repair Patches
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4. Pedal Wrench (spanner)
Pedals are often just taken for granted, but we do need to check that they are securely attached to the cranks. If they are ridden loose this could lead to damaging the cranks. So regularly checking that they are tight will you keep you safe on your Unicycle and could also save you money.
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5. Crank extractor
The crank extractor is used for removing the cranks from your unicycle wheel. Changing the length of your cranks will change the way your unicycle rides and feels. If you aren’t lucky enough to have a Unicycle for all the different disciplines that you do, then changing cranks can allow you to use the same unicycle for a few different activities.
Crank Extractor - Multi Function
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