trials training tutorials & techniques

These video and written trials tutorials provide tips on moto-trials riding from basic through to advanced trials techniques. These aren't a substitute for an experienced rider showing you in person how to ride trials - you must read this disclaimer concerning all information provided on this website. Subscribe to our Youtube page to be notified of new trials technique videos.

GENERAL TRIALS INFORMATION
Which size trials bike is best for a new rider?
Pre-competition machinery inspection & other pre-ride checks (text here)
How to walk a trials section (text here)
How to set up your trials bike (text here)
How to spot for another trials rider (text here)
Backyard trials setups & man made obstacles (text here)
How to set up your suspension (text here)
Protective gear - what to wear (text here)

BASIC TRIALS TECHNIQUES & STRATEGIES
Balancing video (text here)
Full lock turns & pivot turns video (text here)
Body positioning
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Wheelies on a trials bike (text here)
Riding on rocky ground (text here)
Riding in soft sand (text here)
How to ride with confidence (text here)

INTERMEDIATE TRIALS TECHNIQUES
Hopping the front wheel (text here)
Hopping the rear wheel (text here)
Double blips & zaps (text here)
Using the bashplate (text here)
Steep climbs & ascents (text here)
Descents, drop offs & downhill (text here)
Intermediate balancing skills (text here)
Creek beds & wet rocks (text here)
How to use a kicker (text here)
Riding across cambers & slopes (text here)

ADVANCED TRIALS TECHNIQUES
Splatters & jumping gaps (text here)
Holding pressure (text here)
Floater turns (text here)
Jumping gaps (text here)
Flip turns (text here)
Hopping for traction (text here)

WHICH TRIALS GRADE SHOULD I BE IN?
Examples of Clubman grade (an old vid back when it was called Intro)
Examples of C grade sections ( old vid back when it was called Clubman)
Examples of C+ grade sections (an old vid back when it was called C grade)
Examples of A & B grade sections
Examples of Expert sections


cross training tutorials

Have a dirt bike? Like to apply trials skills to your dirt riding just like all the top extreme enduro riders do - Graham Jarvis, Jonny Walker, Chris Birch? Click here for our cross traing tutorials.