Get the most of the web
With plenty of useful links and websites to learn from, surf the web to find other riders, your first bike, learn from others etc... Take part in a competition or seek some professional riders to organize a demo.
Trials related listings
Bike trials Forums
Bike trials Clubs
Trials bikes manufacturers
Riders and Demo teams
The gallery of bike trials evolution
Enter a trials competition and meet plenty of other riders.
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions on 20" vs. 26" bikes
(pros and cons, how to choose your first bike)
Media and other informative sites
Other interesting bicycle-related sites
VTT Net: un site complet avec beaucoup d'info.
Parktool: repair tips, very extensive and practical.
Sheldon Brown: The largest lexis about bicycle parts and tips to fix your bike.
International Bicycling Fund: Promoting cycling as a sustainable mean of transport.
Why cycling?: basic answers to promote cycling.
Bicycle Mojo: Excellent site for old or vintage bicycle repairs and hard to find parts.
BikeForum.net with plenty of cycling categories.
Gravity Bike weird bikes with no cranks, for pure road downhill.
Ice Bike: All you need to know about cycling in freezing conditions (icy stuff).
Cyclery Hub plenty of links to other bike manufacturers and bike parts.
Recumbents: if you want to know more about these beasty bikes, here is the source.
Inspired Cycles Engineering: Trices or threecycle kart-type recumbents.
KMX Kart cycles: a sports approach to cycling on three wheels.
Hennigar: Freeride Video game developer.
VTT Freeride: couvre toutes les catégories de VTT, avec des leçons de pilotage.
Bike Kulture: Un portail d'actualité sur le VTT.
Velo 101: les calendriers de toutes les compétitions et autres évênements.
O2 Bikers: Magazine du VTT Belge (francophone et flamand).
Velo Vert: Le principal magazine VTT en France.
World-VTT: un site multi-rédacteurs et diverses contributions.
Trial Magazine: le site du magazine (also in Spanish and soon in English).
Forum Trial: plutot orienté trial moto, mais avec une section pour le VTT trial.
GENERIC BIKE SHOPS
Bike Discount in Germany.
Chain Reaction Cycles generic MTB.
Cycle Store: pretty good too.
Deporvillage: all sorts of MTB products.
Evans Cycles UK generic MTB.
Go1 Bike in France.
Kel Bike in France.
Noah's Ark MTB and snowboards.
Probike Shop in France.
PureBike from France.
Wiggle: excellent online MTB shop.
Xoom Gear huge price reference website.
GENERIC BIKE MANUFACTURERS
Amazing Bike Company: wooden bikes
Extra Lite bicycle components
Full Speed Head
Gota Wooden Bicycles
GT Freestyle BMX
Hiwheel antique bikes
PeterHans wooden bikes
Gota Wooden Bicycles
Posh Bikes super light high tech gear
Sun bicycles Cruisers and retro stuff.
Tina Sana wood bikes
Yess Pro (bmx)
FSA Full Speed Ahead
Stone Edge Racing
Gravity Check Bashguards
Try-All (trials components)
RB Design heavy duty
VDO bicycle computers
Cateye lights and bicycle computers
Nite rider bicycle lighting systems
Ortlieb panniers and bags
Carradice panniers, bags and racks
Inertia Designs panniers, bags and racks
Karrimor panniers and bags
Lizard Skins shin pads, bike protection
Koolstop brake pads
Zefal mudguards, racks, lamps and other accessories.
Touring around the globe
Ze Movers: Julien (TrashZen's webmaster) and Marta cycling across Latin America.
Fully Loaded Touring: a nice picture gallery of touring bikes.
Ride South: read some of the best touring accounts from Dave.
Down the road a couple who left in 2002, cycling around the globe.
Cycling around the world great site with loads of tips and places visited.
Eric and Joan again cycling around, for couple of years.
Serge Leret 4 years, 42000km around the globe, still going (diary in French).
Bicicletos a group of people cycling around the world (diary in Spanish).
Hot Shower List a world wide web directory of hot showers for cyclists around the globe.