Ben Travis Visits Bristol - Video

May 17, 2017 at 11:41
by Ben Travis  
Views: 1,905    Faves: 29    Comments: 2


A new job opportunity meant that I relocated to one of the most renowned (and best) cities in the UK for street riding. Many of the local riders, past and present, have created iconic street trials videos using the massive variety of spots around the city centre. I knew I'd have plenty to ride over that period, however, I am a big fan of finding new locations to ride.

Covershot for Video

Years ago, I'd ridden Bristol before, but as I had 6 weeks full time in the city, I spent a lot of time hunting out for those new spots in parts of the city that don't see the amount of action that the central spots do.

I've recently recovered from a broken elbow, so the aim was to pull together a half decent video and hopefully catch some new, interesting lines on camera. This 3 minute video is the result of much sweat and tears over that period.

Song is - Can't you hear me knocking (Alternative Version) by the Rolling Stones.


14 Comments

  • 6 0
 That was some Inspired riding there. Truly a great watch
  • 1 0
 Thanks bud. Much appreciated.
  • 1 0
 Great film Ben and great skills, so good to see my home town back on the map. It has been nearly 20 years since this one...

(wind on to 3:50)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=eP19sdt077M
  • 1 0
 and looking at the spots, it looks like it's barely changed in 20 years too ;-). Glad you liked the video
  • 1 0
 Sweeeeet riding. Super smooth and flowy. It's been raining for about 2 weeks straight and I can't wait to get out to ride some street. This is not helping!
  • 1 0
 Just get out there and go for it, it's only water haha.
  • 2 0
 welcome to my town ben good to see bristol getting rolled on
  • 1 0
 Thanks, i'll be back soon for more riding, maybe with an MTB this time to hit the local trails.
  • 1 0
 Very interesting to watch, makes me want one of those modern trials bikes, they look great fun
  • 1 0
 They certainly are! I've switched over recent years onto the shorter streety bikes and love it more than ever. Nearly 18years after I started
  • 1 0
 Luvverly jubberly!
  • 1 0
 Glad you liked it.
  • 4 5
 Nice, almost as good as Danny Smile
  • 1 0
 Almost? I like that (at this moment in time) you got -ve rep for this...people sure do love Danny...

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