Les K-124 Days 2011

K-124 Days 2011

Saturday 23 April 2011
by Ben Swales
popularity : 32%

PNG - 266.5 kb The start of the 2011 international season is upon us! Last year, it all go under way at the Tour de Scay with the tenth edition of the K-124 Days weekend, brilliantly organised by Alain Rémy and the whole BTFC team. It was a great weekend which will be remembered by all who attended. Alain and his 60 BTFC volunteers had done marvellously, taking the competition into a new dimension. This huge trials festival will once again open the international season, with the 11th edition again taking place at the Tour de Scay over the Easter weekend. This is a weekend that should not be missed!

JPEG - 314.2 kb The organisers have sent us some info on the 2011 edition. This year it will take place exclusively in the lower part of the Verjoulot site, and there will be no sections on the mossy rocks on the hillside, which caused a lot of problems for all riders last year. The Elite riders will have six sections, to be ridden in one direction on Saturday and in reverse on Sunday. All other categories will have four sections in the “forum” area and two spread over the natural area. A new training space has been created with new types of obstacles. The Four Cross track is already ready and it looks great, thanks to the BTFC’s great work once again! All useful information and a link to the event’s official site can be found below, along with a look back at last year’s event.

The Elite and Super Elite riders:

The list of riders registered to ride in Super Elite and Elite...


JPEG - 71.3 kb

Official website and registrations:

Click below to go to the official website for the 11th K-124 Days festival. You can register online for the competition; it costs €€15 and includes a free T-shirt.

JPEG - 93.9 kb

The official event poster:

JPEG - 790.2 kb

The event programme:

Here is the full programme for this year’s K-124 Days, which features two new events: a speed trials course and a 4X competition on a lovingly prepared track designed to provide more of a spectacle. There will doubtless be some spectacular performances, both on the sections and the tracks. The Elite, Super-Elite and 4X finals will take place on the Easter Monday.

JPEG - 274.7 kb Friday:
- K124 EXHIBITION AND DISPLAYS- 16:00 – 18:00

- K124 EXHIBITION AND DISPLAYS – 08:30 – 19:00
- 4X RECONNAISSANCE –14:00 – 17:00

Sunday :
- K124 EXHIBITION AND DISPLAYS – 08:30 – 19:00
- 4X RECONNAISSANCE – 10:00 – 12:00
- 4X QUALIFICATION – 14:00 – 17:00
- PASTA PARTY – 19:00

- K124 EXHIBITION AND DISPLAYS – 08:30 – 16:00
- 4X FREE SESSIONS – 10:00 – 12:00
- 4X FINAL – 15:30 – 16:00
- SPEED TRIALS- 13:30 – 15:00

For the other tracks (Mini DH, Slope Style, Dirt), the timetables will depend on the availability of stewards and first aiders.

K-124 Days 2010:

PNG - 309.1 kb K-124 Days opened the 2010 season, and what an opening it was! For its tenth anniversary the great trials festival was held, not at Buthiers as tradition would have had it, but on the home turf of Bike Trial Franc-Comtois, the club that organises the event, at the Tour de Scay. Alain Rémy and his team had put together a competition that was a little out of the ordinary (two-round format, Super Elite category, a mix of supersized UCI-style natural and artificial sections), which pushed riders from all over Europe to the very limits! The first round was held on the Saturday afternoon on the hillside above the Verjoulot site on 100% natural sections composed of mossy logs and muddy slopes. Hammering rain plagued the riders and made conditions even more technical and difficult; just getting through a section was an achievement! The crowd of spectators following the Elite and Super Elite riders through the mud were treated to an incredible and unforgettable spectacle. It was hard enough staying upright on foot, and the riders were giving their all trying to ride their bikes over these treacherous rocks. Benito Ros was the best of the Super Elites and took the lead with 39 points on his card, wigt points ahead of Vincent Hermance and Gilles Coustellier. Guillaume Dunand took the lead in Elite, ahead of Wesley Belaey and local boy Marius Merger. The following day, the second round and final took place on the lower part of the site, with a format more in keeping with current UCI competitions, although the sections were long and hugely difficult, with titanic gaps and ups. Benito, Gilles and Vincent put on a great show and finished with exactly the same points, each with 17 on their card. Benito therefore took the win ahead of the two Frenchmen, who were separated on mots ones, in favour of Gilles. Guillaume Dunand dominated once more in Elite, with a good lead over Spanish Junior Ion Areitio and Hannes Hermann (Germany). Here’s another look at our video from K-124 Days 2010, put together by Marcus Gelhard, (Gpoint / Tribal Zine), which plunges you into the heart of the event, as well as some photos from another German rider and image specialist, Nico Bahro, who gave us a different perspective on these two days of competition (more images can be found in the following galleries: Gallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3 and Gallery 4).

JPEG - 227.2 kb JPEG - 379.5 kb JPEG - 243.2 kb JPEG - 235 kb JPEG - 289.5 kb

The most recent articles

Friday 22 April 2011
by Ben Swales

Tyke Trial Rounds 1 & 2

The Tyke Trial Club Championship is well under way with two rounds having already been held and the third taking place on the 15th May. Full write-up of rounds 1 & 2 with results and photos this way!

Friday 15 April 2011
by Ben Swales

Crash Test of the Ozonys Cannibal V3

Tribal Zine recently tested the latest incarnation of the Ozonys Cannibal. We took five riders to Buthiers for two days of testing in order to put this V3 monster thoroughly through its paces!

Tuesday 12 April 2011
by Ben Swales

First round of the British Trials Cup - Brimham Rocks 17th April - just under a week to go!

The first round of the British Trials Cup will take place this Sunday, 17th April, at Brimham Rocks in North Yorkshire. Here’s all the info you’ll need to enter and to get there.

Monday 21 March 2011
by Ben Swales

John Webster, the revelation of the 2010 World Championship

An interview with the big revelation of last year’s World Championship: Canadian John Webster, who managed to qualify for the final alongside the world’s best! He tells us about the competition and some good news for 2011!

Friday 18 March 2011
by Ben Swales

Interview with Jack Carthy

At just 14 years old, Jack Carthy is already at the top of the British trials circuit and has cleaned up at the UCI’s World Youth Games. Here’s a quick interview with the phenomenal British rider, who has just signed with Koxx for 2011!

Thursday 17 March 2011
by Ben Swales

3SIXTY Indoor Trials Jam

Team 3SIXTY are hosting an indoor trial jam at the Dynamix Extreme skatepark in Gateshead; here’s all the information you’ll need to attend.

samedi 12 mars 2011
par Jebegood , Greg Olah

Biketrials.hu Winter Indoor Competition Round 1

Hungarian riders have now at Budapest a great indoor place to train during winter. They decided to organize there a competition. Laszlo Hegedus won in Elite class and Robert Kovacs in Senior class !

Wednesday 2 March 2011
by Ben Swales

2011 Tyke Trial Club Championship Dates and Venues

The dates and provisional venues for the 2011 Tyke Trials club championship have been announced. There are seven club rounds and an open team event!

Tuesday 1 March 2011
by Ben Swales

New Phat WORKS website and product review

UK trials company Phat WORKS have recently launched their new website. To accompany it, they sent us some of their braking products to put to the test.

Thursday 17 February 2011
by Ben Swales

The TMS Twenty "on trial"

Alvaro Lopez, our spanish admin, have been putting through its paces on street and natural the new TMS Twenty !

jeudi 17 février 2011
par Jebegood

Crash-test du TMS Twenty

Alvaro Lopez, le boss de la section espagnole de votre site web, a mis sur le banc d’essai le nouveau TMS Twenty. Comment ce comporte ce bike au look hors-norme en street comme en zones ? La réponse par ici...

Tuesday 15 February 2011
by Ben Swales

British Trials Cup, Scottish Trials Cup and British Championship dates and venues

The provisional dates for the British and Scottish Trials Cups and the British Championship have been announced. With events all over the British Isles and thoughout the year it’s never been easier to get involved!

Tuesday 1 February 2011
by Ben Swales

Iciar Van den Bergh in training

A new video of the Belgian Vice-Champion, compiling some previously unseen clips from last season’s training sessions. Monstrous!

Tuesday 1 February 2011
by Ben Swales

The 2011 Yaabaa Stinger

Here is a first look at the new Yaabaa Stinger complete ; a magnificent trials machineaimed at street riders who want a balanced and manageable bike with a high-end spec. All that for just €1099 !

Tuesday 1 February 2011
by Ben Swales

Welcome to the Milky Way

Milky Way is a new company offering some radically different parts, both from a technical and an aesthetic point of view. Here’s a closer look at these interesting products, which have already been adopted by some of Italy’s best riders.


19 septembre 2017 - Calendrier Ufolep Est : 1ère course samedi 23 septembre à Barbey-Séroux !

Voici les premières dates des compétitions de Trial régionales de la nouvelle saison dans la partie est de l’hexagone. Le Trophée (...)

18 septembre 2017 - Compétition nocturne à Montauban le 23 septembre

Le Montauban Trial Club a le plaisir de vous annoncer la "SESSION II" de sa Compétition Nocturne. En effet, pour ses 10 années d’existence, (...)

14 septembre 2017 - Coupe FFC Auvergne Rhône Alpes 2017 : 6ème manche à Savigneux le dimanche 17 septembre!

Le club du Vélo Vert Savignolais organisera la 6ème manche de la Coupe Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 2017 de Trial ce dimanche 17 septembre ! Une (...)

14 septembre 2017 - CIRO Trial 2017 : le VCS Betton vous attend dimanche 17 !

L’équipe de bénévoles du Vélo Club Sportif de Betton s’est mise en marche pour tracer le trial de Betton et vous attend de pied (...)

26 août 2017 - Programme d’Albertville 2017, finales en live sur le channel UCI !

Voici le programme complet de la 4ème étape de la Coupe du Monde UCI Trial 2017, qui investit pour la troisième année consécutive Albertville et (...)

22 juin 2017 - Coupe FFC Auvergne Rhône Alpes 2017 : 5ème manche à Petit-Coeur le dimanche 25 juin !

Le club de Vélo Trial Petit-Coeur La Léchère organisera la 5ème manche de la Coupe Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 2017 de Trial ce dimanche 25 juin ! Une (...)

22 juin 2017 - Coupe FFC Grand Sud 2017 : finale à St Sulpice le dimanche 25 juin !

La finale de l’édition 2017 de la Coupe FFC Grand Sud de Trial se déroulera le 25 Juin dans la petite ville de Saint-Sulpice-sur-Lèze en (...)

10 juin 2017 - Championnat Centre IdF 2017 : les zones de la finale de Larchant !

La finale du Championnat Centre / Ile-de-France Ufolep 2017 de Bike Trial se dispute ce dimanche 11 juin à Larchant. Retrouvez les infos sur ce (...)