The Most Practical Bike Tools (and Where You Can Get Them)

Moving parts complicate maintenance, and bikes have a lot of them. If you expect to get mileage out of your ride, you’re going to want to make sure you have a basic knowledge of how the controls...
01 March ·
· 2 · Jose Warner

Is There Any Practical Reason to Ride a Clown Circus Bike?

There are two strikes against a “clown circus bike.” The name alone has two words that rob it of legitimacy for most audiences. After all, who would, in earnest, decide to buy and ride a...
06 November 2023 ·
· 6 · Jose Warner

Odd Bikes: Sizing a Penny-Farthing

Have you ever seen one of those bikes with the comically oversized front wheels, with a smaller wheel at the rear? The ones that lacks a chain? You were probably looking at a very specific odd bike k...
21 July 2023 ·
· 3 · Jose Warner

Unicycles, Clown Circus Bikes, and Pedal Types: A Crash Course

Whether you’re interested in getting a new unicycle, a new bike for long-distance riding, or even a clown circus bike to impress your friends with trick riding, the pedals with which you outfit...
13 June 2023 ·
· 9 · Jose Warner

5 Tips for Your First Long-Distance Unicycling/Bikepacking Trip

Whether your cycle of choice is a onewheeler or a bike (or, God forbid, a minibike) there are some good practices out there for loading it up before a long-distance trip. Heed the advice of those tha...
19 May 2023 ·
· 1 · Jose Warner

Packing for a Long-Distance Unicycle Trip: A High-Level Checklist

Gearing up for a long-distance unicycle trip? Whether it’s 100 miles or 1,000 this basic checklist should help you form a framework for success. Safety GearAlways wear a helmet while riding. B...
10 May 2023 ·
· 15 · Jose Warner

Setting the Tire Pressure for Your Unicycle

Are you the proud owner of a new unicycle? If this is your first one, then heed the following words. The PSI markings on your tire’s sidewall are a recommendation for bike riders, not unicycle...
16 March 2023 ·
· 6 · Jose Warner

Why You Should Learn on the Unicycle You Plan to Ride

It may be the case that many dedicated unicyclists own more than one unicycle. There’s sort of a “once you pop, you just can’t stop,” mentality among certain riders. But becom...
05 January 2023 ·
· 2 · Jose Warner

Larger and Smaller than 32 Inch Tires: What’s the Deal?

Learning to ride a unicycle is difficult enough. Don’t make it more difficult on yourself than it needs to be by resigning yourself to the belief that there is a wheel size you must master in or...
19 October 2022 ·
· 8 · Jose Warner