BikeTrial and Moto Trial Culture
Toni Bou in Trial GP Japan 2018
BikeTrial and Moto Trial are similar sports, in some way, BikeTrial is an original sport inspirited by Moto Trial. Both of the individual sports have the same concept that the rider must maneuver and balance the bike to ride through the section within limit time (2 minutes), and much related in competition system, penalty rules and culture, even the sections could be in common use with natural and artificial style.
Promoción Monty y Ot Pí con la marca Akront 1990
Before BikeTrial International Union founded In 1992, BikeTrial was named "TRIALSIN" (in spanish "sin" means "without", so Trialsin meant Trial without motor, without noise, without smoke, ...). With the development of electric trial moto bike, the real Trialsin maybe come true in the future.
Roni Bou BikeTrial training with Monty
Some top riders are expert in Moto Trial and BikeTrial, Toni Bou was Biketrial youth champion before got great achievements in Moto Trial, and practice Biketrial during Moto Trial season. World champion Cesar Canas and Dani Comas devoted to their favorite Moto Trial after retired from BikeTrial.
有些顶级选手两者都擅长，Toni Bou在摩托障碍获得重大成就之前曾是障碍单车青年冠军，在摩托障碍赛季间隙常练习障碍单车。Cesar Canas和Dani Comas等世界障碍单车冠军在退役后投身到所钟爱的摩托障碍运动中。
BIU 2017 World BikeTrial Championship Pujalt
In BikeTrial and Moto Trial competition, usually to see an observer clench fist following the rider in the section. While the rider clear the section with no "dab" (touch ground or obtacle with foot), the observer show “fist” sign means “clean” with no penalty points, “five” means the most penalty points.
Toni Bou in Trial GP 2017 Britain
The Minder plays important role to protect the rider's safety in competition, who wear the same bib no. with the rider. When the rider practice a high jump, BikeTrial minder often stand behind to protect, Moto Trial minder will stand at the high position to catch the bike incase the rider fail to climb.
Vasek Kolar dab fist with friend
Fist dab to celebrate is usually seen in BikeTrial and MotoTrial sports, no matter if it's clean, the “clean” sign is more popular than “high-five”.
Dani Comas and Cesar Canas in SSDT 2018
Peace sign is most common in selfies, some riders like fingerprints to self horizontally, maybe avoiding hackers copy the fingerprints, even with gloves sometimes. What this “U2” sign means, “You are No. 2” or “You too”, depends on the rider.
Toni Bou Rear Hop in 2017 X-Trial Barcelona
Rear Hop is basic skill in BikeTrial and Moto Trial, although there are some different technically. Toni Bou had made a rear wheel side hop with moto, and made a clean with continuous rear hop in last section of 2017 X-Trial Barcelona which he called wheelie just like riding smoothly with rear wheel only.
Biketrial:Ot Pi & Cesar Canas | Moto Trial:Toni Bou & Jaime Bustoo
BikeTrial and Moto Trial riders can do the same thing with bikes, such as bonking something, wall, tree, and etc. They go on challenging different obstacles in the venue or on the street to prove no way impossible.
Both sports are developing in the right direction with the great effort of the riders, organizers, and all supporters. BikeTrial and Moto Trial kids are growing to open a new era.