A lot of this I can’t really do yet, but I have attempted. So, here goes. Skill levels with tips.
Mount unicycle unassisted:
This one’s a common problem, put the pedals vertical with your leading foot up and give the unicycle a quarter turn backward, while putting your other foot on your other pedal. Now…ride. Here’s a list of mounts.
Ride 50 metres:
Why do I even bother, this one can be found at any website…If you’re reading this you’re either bored, learning or know how to do it.
Dismount gracefully with unicycle in front
Mount with both feet
Comes with practice.
Ride 10 metres(32’ 6") between 2 parallel lines 30 cm.(1’) apart
More practice, more links.
Ride in a figure 8 with circle diametres smaller than 3 metres.
Practice, lean in a bit. If you can do a figure 8 in your driveway, you can do this. One lane in an average U.S. highway is about 8 ft. 8 inches. 3 metres are 9 inch 9 inches.
Ride down a 15 cm.(6 inch) vertical drop
You can hop off. See level 3. Also, you’re not going to get hurt.
Do sharp 90 degree turns
Practice. This one’s fairly easy. If you can do the figure 8, you can do this. Different people need different tips…Practice on 1 or 2 inches of sand(more slippery) or pour some water on the floor. Don’t do both.
There’s a list of mounts above.
Ride a figure 8 1.5 meters, circle diameter.
Like in level 2, keep at it! Go for your younger brothers sandbox/kiddie pool! I’m kidding, but this way you can get the hang of it. So if he/she doesn’t mind… Make sure you don’t do this on your best unicycle.
Come to stop, pedal half a revolution backward and continue forward
This helps for when you’re going to idle. Perhaphs lean back a bit before doing the half revolution backwards, then pretend you never did it.
Ride with the stomach on the seat for 10 m.
Wear a helmet. This is almost completely pointless, but helps when you are going to ride seat in front(S.I.F.).
Make a sharp 180 degree turn to the left
Make a sharp 180 degree turn to the right
Relax, you’ve got a square m. to do this. Make sure you’re going in a straight line before and after entering the square.
Hop 5 times
Here’s a link.
Ride over a 10 X 10 cm obstacle
Get a little better at hopping. Just 4 inches. Again, keep your cool, relax.
Demonstrate 4 types of mounts
Ride backward for 10 m
Often people are afraid to go backwards because they don’t know what’s behind them, walk backwards, jog backwards, run backwards. Or just take a mirror and look at it. Don’t do this with an espensive mirror. Practice idling, it will lead to practicing riding backwards, and that will lead to practice idling…and so on.
Ride one footed for 10 m
You need momentum, try putting no weight on one foot. The trick here, without the momentum, is that when the pedals are even you have to do some type of pull, but I prefer to push down enough to not have to pull. This is possibly the trick with the most variations of tips, other than plain riding. This one generetes a new thread every week/month, etc. Here’s the one that’s possibly considered the most helpful.
Idle with left foot down 25 times
Idle with right foot down 25 times
This one’s another forum waster, because of all the threads…Well, ride backwards, go from half-turn idles to smaller idles. Misspell “idling” in the search box.
I’m going to continue this later, but I’ll finish it. By tomorrow. I hope.