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Trials

EM ELECTRIC TRIALS BIKE: LONG TERM TEST

Lane Leavitt is a three-time U.S. Trials Champion and member of the Vase B Team ISDE team. Today, he still works as one of the busiest stuntmen in Hollywood and is a life-long advocate of observed trials. We asked him for some input on our…
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BETA PRESS CHALLENGE TRIALS: THE FEED

Confession: Dirt Bike Magazine doesn't cover trials very well. We do hit-and-run stories here and there, but between motocross, enduro, dual-sport and adventure bikes, there isn’t much room for such a specialized sport. Tim and the guys at…
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ELECTRIC MOTION E-PURE RACE: RIDING IMPRESSION

Dirt Bike Magazine has recently begun to explore the realm of electric motorcycles, and for all the different types we’ve ridden, it seems that trials riding might be where electric motors have the most potential to be competitive at this…
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2023 BETA EVO FACTORY MODELS

Press Release: The 2023 EVO Factory models are here! These premium models are manufactured with the finest components at Beta’s Italian factory and represent the next level of trial EVOlution. The EVO Factory models share the same base…
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ELECTRIC MOTION TRIALS BIKE REVIEW

Trials riding is almost like gymnastics on a motorcycle, and it requires a specific skill set to get over obstacles. In general, sheer speed is not one of the required skills. The idea is to always keep your feet on the pegs. Electric…
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BETA ANNOUNCES 2023 EVO TRIALS BIKES

Beta has revealed its 2023 line of EVO trials bikes.  Here are the official words straight from Beta: Beginning with the TR, ZERO, TECHNO, REV and, more recently, EVO, Beta has set the benchmark in the trials world since 1979 when it…
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BETA RELEASES EVO FACTORY TRIAL BIKES

Beta has just announced the the new 2022 Evo Factory Edition Trials bikes. This following is the official word from Beta: Beta presents the most high-performance version of the EVO family yet - the new 2022 Evo Factory. Working in close…
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OFF-ROAD TRAINING TIPS: BASIC BALANCE

There are many aspects to riding a dirt bike, but there is no doubt that one of the greatest skill sets required is balance. From trials and motocross to flat track and hill-climbing, the ability to control the machine and deal with…
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2022 BETA EVO TRIALS MODELS

Beta has released info on its 2022 Evo Trials line. Here's the official press release: The Evo has received a series of major updates to the engine, frame, and suspension over its lifespan, including recent updates to carburetion &…
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2021 CALIFORNIA TRIAL INVITATIONAL

Story and Photos by Jean Turner Josh Roper and Alex Niederer waited atop the course of the 2021 California Trial Invitational presented by GASGAS for official scorekeeper Jared Malmquist to tabulate the overall results. The two were tied…
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SCORPA 300SC TRIALS: FULL TEST

Over the last decade, we have seen a surge in riders taking interest in the sport of trials. It has never been a huge market in the United States, but it continues to gain popularity among riders looking to cross-train and hone their skills…
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2021 BETA EVO TRIALS BIKES

Beta has released its 2021 EVO trials bikes. The line includes 125, 200, 250 and 300cc two-strokes as well as Beta's 300cc four-stroke. Here's the official word from Beta: Following a path of continuous improvement and fine-tuning,…
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GASGAS TXT300 TRIALS BIKE: FULL TEST

The world of extreme, or hard enduro, has had a dramatic effect on the world of off-road. Potential riders are enthralled with the skill sets of Graham Jarvis and Cody Webb, who dominate the sport. Nearly 100 percent of the top hard enduro…
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2021 SHERCO TRIALS MODELS

Sherco has unveiled its 2021 trials line. Like the off-road range, Sherco will have two levels available. The details of the "Racing" line and the upscale "Factory" line are presented below, from the official Sherco press information.…
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FIRST GASGAS MODELS FROM KTM

The first of the new GasGas models to be released by KTM's parent company Pierer Mobility are the TXT trials bikes. Today, GasGas North America, which is headquartered at the KTM facility in Murrieta, California, released the high-end trial…
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