Ruzter Tales

July 13, 2009

Building a Unicycle

Filed under: Neat Stuff, Projects — Ruzter @ 4:30 am

Today Jack and I decided to build a unicycle.

Step 1: Get a good little helper


Step 2: Select a bike of dubious value


Step 3: Cut off the end of the front forks


Step 4: Find some scrap pipe from the garage, drill mounting holes and attach a small bike wheel



Step 5: Attach pipes to cut off forks


WAIT A MINUTE! That’s a funny looking unicycle!


Ok, once I saw the 2 matching bent pipes, destiny intervened. One of my unfulfilled childhood dreams was to  have a chopper bike.


Step 6: re-assemble the parts previously removed from the bike and a little paint for the forks.


Step 7: No brakes or shifter yet, but a childhood dream realized!





Now all I need is a banana seat and a sissy bar! (and maybe brakes…and maybe a German army helmet!)



  1. I like it! You went with the flow to build bike to go with the flow 🙂

    Comment by berserk — July 13, 2009 @ 4:49 am

  2. Cool, dude!

    Comment by Sox — July 13, 2009 @ 11:07 am

  3. German army helmet?? 🙂

    Comment by molesntrolls — July 13, 2009 @ 2:18 pm

  4. Far out Man! But you forgot one thing, the ace of spades clipped to the back wheel with a clothes pin!!!!!

    Comment by jonathon — July 15, 2009 @ 2:43 am

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