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    trials bike

    Hey im looking to get a trials bike to learn on....wht is a good wheel size to learn on?

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    Trials or trails? I assume you didn't make 2 typos but this isn't a trials forum so I thought I'd ask.

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    i meant trials...does anyone kno of any good trials forums then because i cant seem to find any

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    trials online http://www.trials-online.com/, and unless your already pretty decent just start learning track stands and bunnyhops on the bike you have already.

    As far as wheel size goes I would just stay with 26" since your probably already used to it.
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    The most active US forum is www.observedtrials.net. Another good one to check out is www.trials-forum.co.uk. Very active and many new riders joining daily.

    Mods are great for beginners since they are in general lighter, smaller and more flicky. I started on a stock and it was fine. I now ride a 24" which has a shorter wheelbase and is a little more streety.

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    I find a mod bike easier to handle, but I like the fit of a stock bike more. Though I'm not much of a trials rider to be honest. observedtrials.net is a good site.

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    Cheaper than MTB bikes.

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    not really. a lot of trials parts are rather pricey, plus they wear out faster. a friend of mine just spent $1400 building a trials bike with 85% used parts.
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