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Sep 17

Plus more Mazy bonus material https://youtu.be/5_A3aR6NHVQ
Dec 1, 2018

Feb 25, 2018

Cockpit upgrade. Not satisfied to leave well enough alone, I decided to "upgrade" the cockpit to a more modern geometry. So the move is from a 128mm X 30 stem to a 148mm X 30. My original stem
Nov 1, 2017

We literally have hundreds of these around here, but only one Mazy. https://youtu.be/Zmxd-J-EvhA
Aug 28, 2017

Is the Hope and/or Magura brake upgrade worth it over the DB5's? Looking to score a 4-play or Arcade and wondering if the extra spent on this brake upgrade is worth it.
Jul 31, 2017

Sport shorts, and I'm not talking hot pants here I'll get some editing done 31st AM
Jul 16, 2017

Ok guys, I just bought my first dedicated trials bike and am trying to figure out where to start. I have a very strong mountain bike background, and can do some "trialsy" moves (i.e. trackstand, rear
Jun 2, 2017

Hey all. When I ride the front wheel seems to flex and it sorta screeches against the brake pads. Doesn't happen every second just here and there...Normal? Anyone else had this happen?
May 26, 2017

Sheep farm learning some control on the back wheel and getting my lunch money taken by 3 little rocks
Dec 12, 2018

Hi all, I guess this qualifies in the beginners' section more than the media thread. Back in 2012, I had released a handbook covering all the techniques of trials riding, mostly seen from a natural/
Aug 1, 2018

Mustache, Jim Cochrane (aka cockmaster), Spaceman and I all trekked southwest about 5 hours to enjoy a slippery June Comp and camping at the Candy Town Motorcycle Club near Hershey PA. The weath
Jan 13, 2018

Hey guys, I'm getting ready to start making some tutorials for BikeTrials.com this fall. So it's worth asking in the Beginner section. What do you want to see? Beyond riding tutorials are there any
Sep 5, 2017

so i got a street trials bike a few weeks ago and started riding. i am absolutely in love with it! gives me the same excitement i got when i started riding mountain bikes. anyway, just wanted to share
Jul 31, 2017

A little sport level riding at Hidden Pond CT with trials dog Mazy. https://youtu.be/TxTykVqYguQ
Jul 19, 2017

Jun 23, 2017

this is one great spot about 5 minutes from the house. There is all levels of difficulty here the short is as much about seeing another great spot to ride at exit 89 of rout 95 in CT as it about my c
May 29, 2017

After years of exclusively riding moto-trials, I recently went to the barn and dusted off my old trials bicycles and started practicing daily. I started with the simple stuff; trackstands, front and

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