I havent been riding for like 2 months or so, coz i broke my seatpost but b4 that i hadnt been riding for anotha year or so… But now i hav my new chromo seat post and am riding agen and loving it
But afta jumping back onto the forums to check out the scene these days, i havent noticed as many Trials riderz out there, all im hearing about is crankflips and all the street riding… im a trials rider obviously but i thought i should ask coz trials CANT die hehe
P.S. is Ryan Atkins still riding, and or posting on these forums anymore? i loved his riding haha
I dont think trials riding is dying, maybe slacking off a bit but definately not dying. It’s just that street is now getting more popular and I havent seen a trials video made in ages… I would make one if I had a video camera and some spare time…
That’s a pretty shallow and shortsighted way of looking at things. Why eat a tasty meal when there’s bread and butter to be had?
why do freestyle riding? It’s basically riding around in circles doing difficult manoevres. Why go hiking, when you can walk around the block?
It’s the challenge and the feeling of success the riders get from landing a difficult (and dangerous) trick, that head rush that slacks off the more you do a given thing. That’s why people do crankflips and spins and stuff like that.
I am kind of wierd, the two types of riding i do are trials, and long distance. I classify myself as a trials rider though. I don’t think trials is dying, street is just becoming more popular. It doesn’t matter to me though, i’m not going to start laying out the tripple flips because pedal grabs are out of style…