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What Is A Trials Bike | MTB Trials

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Published on Nov 11, 2017

Long, and low, with super short chainstays, competition trials bikes are definitely pretty crazy looking. Martyn runs you through the reasons the agressive, dynamic geometry is necessary

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Competition trials bikes look like just about no other mountain bike. But there is reason behind the mad looking geometry, trials riding demands a unique set up to allow for the insane moves riders perform.

Frame: Crewkerz Jealousy
Forks: Crewkerz Jealousy
Wheels: Crewkerz 32h, 32mm wide front/47mm wide rear
Tyres: Vee Tires, 26" x 2.0" Front/ 26" x 2.5" Rear

Bike weight: 9kg
Wheelbase: 1085mm
Chainstay length: 380mm
BB height: 65mm above axles
Reach (from centre of BB shell to top centre of head tube): 680mm
Head Angle: 72°

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