At the end of the day, I had a ton of fun and learned a lot of things I can apply when riding any other motorcycle disciplines. One of the things I learned is that the phrase “When in doubt, gas it out” does not apply to trials. If you get a little too throttle happy while riding trials, you’ll likely find yourself pretzeled so far between a rock and a hard place, it will probably take a crane to pull you out. Trials is a completely different discipline that requires precision, finesse, technique, and control. Without them, you’ll be on your head faster than you can say, “Beta!” Like acrobats hopping from one rock to another, trials riders display an amazing set of skills and technique unfamiliar to any other form of motorcycle riding. I had a blast getting my first taste of it on the Betas. It’s definitely not easy and like nothing I’ve experienced on any other motorcycle, and I can’t wait to get back on one again.