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Apr 13

R80 S trial / Fuel Bespoke Motorcycles


Fuel Bespoke Motorcycles’ latest creation, based on a 1984 BMW R80 ST, is inspired by the likes of Triumph, BSA and Pentons of the Sixties, motorcycles that used to ride the International Six Days Trials.

The front fork, sourced from a BMW K75 Sport, has been adapted by designing and machining the front axle and the triple trees. The brake section has also been improved with a 320mm oversize disc, a 4-piston caliper Brembo and Nissin master cylinder. The entire front disc and displacer caliper has been designed by Fuel and built by a specialist. The rear features a Wilbers shock with multiple adjustments. Continue reading →

Feb 13

Trials Riding Tutorials / TrashZen


If you’re neck deep into trials riding or just taking baby steps, this site ought to do you good. While newbies could always do with a lot of tips and tricks, pros can also benefit from TrashZen‘s in-depth coverage of this specialized mountain biking discipline. Comprehensive tutorials help you learn all the bike trials techniques and, thanks in no little way to accompanying step-by-step photos and videos, you’ll also learn how to pedal kick, pedal up, drop and much more. Continue reading →

Jan 13

OSSA reveal new lightweight trial bikes


Spanish trials bike maker OSSA were revived from closure in 2010 by a group of businessmen, and have had a successful relaunch, and even finished fifth in the 2012 World Trials Championship, beating both Honda and Yamaha. For the current year, they’ve come out with two new two-stroke models for 2013, the TR280 and TR125. Continue reading →

Aug 12

Julien Dupont and Christophe Bruand hit Toulouse / Urban X

Julien Dupont (Jukz) and Christophe Bruand (Chris) visited Toulouse / France, also known as Pink Town because of the color of the stone. Check out the jumps, trials, falls and other illegal stuff after the jump. Crazy French. Continue reading →

Feb 12

al NATURALE / Julien Dupont and Arthur Coutard

Whoa…if this video doesn’t make you wanna start your trail/enduro bike and go for a ride – then check if your heart’s still beating! Julien Dupont and Arthur Coutard having some clean, “al naturale” fun. Continue reading →

Aug 11

French trials ace vs. Gateshead

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Gateshead Millennium Bridge french freestyle trials rider Julien Dupont decided to cross it on his bike. This would be boring news if the Gateshead Millennium Bridge was an ordinary bridge. But it isn’t, and Julian is not ordinary guy as well. To allow boats to pass below it, Gateshead bridge tilts to it side to what is looking a 45 degree angle. And Julian rode across in it’s elevated position. At 45 degrees… Continue reading →

Feb 11

Future & Present – Gerard Trueba & Toni Bou

A cool video showing “present and future” of trail riding. Check it out. Continue reading →