Street Trials Augmented
After a major overhaul of TrashZen's trials riding tutorials to integrate both natural and street trials riding techniques "Your Complete Guide to Trials Riding" has been augmented with chapters about the specifics of street trials and its flowing moves borrowed from the BMX scene.
Easier to read on paper
Originally edited as a 240-page book, the "Street Trials Augmented" edition has grown to 288 pages, combining over 20 years of experience
and observations into concise and practical tutorials for trials riders and mountain bikers wishing to broaden their skills, whether they want to ride
in natural settings or on fast flowing urban lanes.
A colourful edition with clear contextual illustrations.
It all starts with balance and a few hops on the back wheel, before you challenge yourself on new lines and obstacles,
looking at new ways to push your limits.
The full colour 288-page paperback carefully reviews over 70 trials techniques and cool transitions, from basic bike manoeuvring to the
most sophisticated moves as performed by professional riders either at UCI competitions or in popular street-trials videos,
all wrapped up in a compact A5 format for a more comfortable read and a lasting impression.
The book details all the moves step-by-step with numerous photos and tips that will boost both your confidence and riding ability.
Also included are several chapters about the sport's evolution, bike geometry and setup, as well as general preparation advice.
QR codes give you a direct access to slow-motion videos.
A novelty for this Street Trials Augmented edition, QR codes have been integrated on the pages to provide you with direct access
to relevant slow-motion videos on your smartphone.
Each move is explained step-by-step.
This beautifully illustrated edition is definitely the most complete handbook you will find about the techniques of bike trials and will prove invaluable for riders,
their coaches and anyone wanting to learn more about this spectacular sport.
Endorsed by the Union Cycliste Internationale
, this handbook features numerous photos from top riders
competing at UCI's recent Trials World Cups and World Championships.
- Foreword by UCI President, David Lappartient.
- Introduction by multiple Trials World champion Kenny Belaey.
A5 format (210x148mm portrait).
Perfect bound - 700+ colour photos.
FSC-sourced 130g semi-matt paper.
Book weight: 604 grams.
First published in April 2012.
Street Trials - Augmented edition: Dec 2018
Public price: 25 Euros.
By Wild Grip Publishing
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About Trials Riding
Trials Riding is often regarded as the most technical and difficult branch of mountain biking,
requiring a thorough understanding of body language, balance, and bike handling techniques.
Beyond your "single-track business as usual"
If you've ever been tempted by trials riding or if you are frustrated about having to dismount when you come across single-track obstacles,
this guide will offer you an excellent complement of information in order to tune your skills far beyond "single-track business as usual",
whether you ride on natural terrain or favour gritty urban landscapes.
This manual is a natural extension of the TrashZen online resources, fully re-edited and easy to carry around so you can refer to it where and when you need it most,
in your favourite riding zone. It is essential reading for new trials riders and anyone with an interest in the elaborate and counter-intuitive techniques of Trials Riding.