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  • Different types of cranks

    Cotterless interface

    Cotterless

    This is the standard crank that comes on most modern unicycles. The hub axle has tapered ends with a sq...
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  • When was the first Unicycle?

    There is a theory that they were brought by the pixies. Although this is probably not true...

    The unicycle was invented by James Bedford Elliott (1846-1906) - born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, UK. In the mid 1870's he took a penny farthing and ...
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  • Why are 20 x 2.5 tyres also called 19” tyres?

    When trials biking was first starting they stipulated that the rear tyre must be 20inch in diameter. The bike riders wanted tyres with more cushioning for their rear wheel so Monty took a 1inch smaller old scooter rim and tyre (which is nominally 20inc...
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  • Where’s the other wheel?

    Here are some answers to the common question of "where's the other wheel?"

    • Real men (or Women) don't need two wheels.
    • I'm paying for it in instalments.
    • You're kidding, it was there last time I looked (and promptly fal...
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  • The history of Mountain Unicycling (MUni)

    Article written by Roger Davies for UniMagazine

    What is MUni?
    Muni is the riding of unicycles off road, but it does vary dramatically. Some riders ride along canal tow paths other throw them selves down the mountain bike black run...
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  • What is unicycle hockey?

    Playing Unicycle Hockey is an excellent way to improve basic unicycling skills. It helps with speed and maneuverability and leads to more instinctive control of the unicycle. The game is based on Ice Hockey but with a lot less contact.

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  • Some useful links

    Although unicycling can not be called a mass sport.  The internet has brought them together and there is a large network of unicyclists all around the world. Here are some useful links to help you find other riders out there out there.

  • Unicycle leans to one side when ridden

    There are several potential reasons for this:

    1. No one's body is symmetrical. It is common for people to have one leg longer than another and our bodies compensate for this by tilting the pelvis. As you sit on the saddle it makes your...
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