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2010 MTB Worlds: Trials Riding

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The official name of the big shindig happening through the weekend in Mont Saint Anne, Quebec is the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.

Valentin Gaucher (France) mid-flight. Photo by Dave McElwaine
Valentin Gaucher (France) mid-flight. Photo by Dave McElwaine

That said, trials riding — an oddly fascinating spectacle that flies below most people’s radar — is the proverbial red-headed stepchild of the cycling world. Omnipresent cycling photographer Dave McElwaine spent an afternoon with the trials kids — and they were all right.