Gradient Press The Essential Guide to Mountain and Trials Unicycling Book
|MSRP : $19.95|
Product DescriptionMountain and trials unicycling are the remarkable sports of riding offroad on a single wheel. dwelling in obscurity through the 1980’s and 1990’s, thousands of unicyclists worldwide have now discovered that you can ride the same terrain as mountain bikers, from gravel paths and urban obstacles to challenging singletrack. Kris Holm’s new book, The Essential Guide to Mountain and Trials Unicycling, will go a long way towards opening this rare sport to a wider audience. With stories, instruction, and photos from adventures as far reaching as Mongolia and Bolivia, Kris’ book reveals something that the sport’s aficionados already know: mountain unicycling is a fascinating and affordable sport for anyone from serious athletes to casual weekend adventurers.
This book by Kris Holm is the first book written about unicycling in a mountain environment. It’s also the first book written about trials unicycling but since I’m writing this review for a mountain-biking website, I’ll focus on the mountain and trail-riding aspects. So why write about unicycles on MTBR? I don’t even unicycle; in the 10 years I’ve known Kris he’s never been able to talk me into trying one. Continue reading →