Unicycle Standstills

I have been trying to learn how to do unicycle standstills for the last two weeks, and finally seem to be making some progress. One of the things that I had been practicing was using a stability half ball (Bosu Ball balance trainer, about $100) as shown in the picture below. Luckily, my gym at work has one of these babies. I was practicing core stability by standing on the ball on one foot for up to three minutes. Once you do this, you quickly learn how to move your hands to gain balance. In the beginning, you fall off…
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Mountain Unicycling

I have finally decided to take up Mountain Unicycling, and have bought myself (to the distress of my wife who now has proof that I am crazy) a brand new mountain uni. As promised, here are some pictures of the new unicycle, which so far has exceeded my expectations. The thing is built like a tank – feels solid like a big armoured Mercedes-Benz 600 when you ride, do any kind of hopping. I decided that I needed a more solid unicycle after a pedal broke off the old unicycle while hopping, a solid 1 square cm of steel just…
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