Bringing Observed Trials to Malaysia
For the longest time, I have been repetitively watching a lot of competition videos from BikeTrials.com and one of my favourites was the Bar-H Bash Competition, where they rode man-made sections. That gave me the idea and the yearning to want to set up a mock section similar to that at home.
And so I began collecting wooden pallets, starting with those, which I took from the BikeTrials demo by Walton, Ben and Nelwin; organised by Syarul. I…Continue
Added by Jack on March 30, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments
It has been more than a year since I started taking an interest in BikeTrials. Personally, I know of less than 10 persons in Malaysia, whom are interested in BikeTrials, and even less if I count those who ride trials. BikeTrials has been around for so many years the World over.
It is also a cycling sport that is sanctioned by UCI (International Cycling Union). Our neighbours bordering us, Singapore and Thailand, have a much bigger BikeTrial following, with Singapore leading the…
Added by Jack on March 28, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments
When Sean and I first bought our Echo Pure trial bikes back in Mar 2008, the stems on the bikes were only temporary ones on loan to us, as ours had not arrived yet.
A couple of months later, the new stems arrived in Singapore but we could not picked them up. When Syarul was in Singapore last December for the 4th round of the Singapore National BikeTrial competition,…
Added by Jack on March 24, 2009 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Yesterday... I practiced, trained and practiced.
Sorry video is only available at the other blog... :-)
Added by Jack on March 21, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments
I have been having major blister problems on the palms of my hands whenever I ride. I have sweaty palms and wearing gloves does not help.
Normally, after about 20 minutes of riding, my gloves would be soaked with sweat and the skin on my palms would be soft and wrinkled. That's when the hardened skin of the blisters would get soft and the new blister which had formed underneath the old one would get irritated. The constant chafing made it worse and the irritation gets pretty…
Added by Jack on March 20, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments