Posts By: Ed Pratt

Setting off and the egg sandwich incident!

So my World Unicycle Tour is finally underway! …well, kind of. Let me explain. The official start point of my ride was Chilthorne Domer where the charity ‘School in a Bag’ is based. It is only 10 miles away from my home so, after packing everything up the night before, I set off from our… Read more »

350 Miles, 1 Wheel (AKA. ‘The Uni Uni Tour’)

It would have been pretty silly to set off on a 18,000 mile round the world unicycle ride without testing a few things first. Things like (A.) My custom made unicycle luggage system, (B.) My equipment (tent, stove, sleeping bag etc.) and (C.) Myself! – how will I hold up? The only real way to test everything was actually go on a… Read more »

Unicycling 100 miles! My first century!

One of the challenges I’d set myself to complete before March 2015, which is when I set off on my round the world ride, was to unicycle 100 miles in a single day. I knew hitting the century was going to be tough (especially considering that the furthest distance I’d ever unicycled in a day… Read more »

Training ride – From home to Plymouth (100 miles)

I woke up early on the Tuesday morning excited for the ride ahead and excited to see my friend Phil, at Exeter University. I packed my lunch of sausage sandwiches, porkpie and mars bars, pumped up the tyre (I think the uni might have a slow puncture) and headed off down the road. I was impressed… Read more »