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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