Day 264: Manchester Red Bull City Trial, Junior Rider

Day 264

Walking back through town this afternoon we were surprised to come across a motor bike trials course set up in Exchange Square.  It did make me think of The Beginner Gardener’s husband, who (possibly to put it mildly) is into his bikes.  I found the whole thing quite mesmerising and fun to watch.  As well as the pretty amazing pros they had some juniors giving part of the course a go.  I think the fact that that there is skill in the trickery they were doing, as well as racing, is what did it for me.  I’d certainly watch it again!

Taken with my Olympus Pen EP-1. Setting: Aperture Priority. Aperture: f6.3; Shutter: 1/320; ISO: 200.  Cropped and desaturated in iPhoto.


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