Observed Trials riding (also called Footups) in South Africa is a motorsport of balance, skill, throttle control and overall mastery of a motorbike. Trials uses specialised bikes which are light weight and geared to maximum torque for instant power. The Trials sport accomodates multiple skill levels from entry level to the ultra stilled. Should you want to improve your motorbike technical skills, either to compete in the Trials Clubs or to improve your skill for competing in various offroad biking, such as enduro and motocross, then learning the skills of trials riding will give you a vast advantage. There is a club operating in Gauteng and groups in Durban, East London, Barberton and Cape Town.
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There are four main trials groups around South Africa, namely Gauteng, Kwazulu Natal, East London and Cape Town.