TRA on Caelifera
Friday 29 May 2009
by Ben Swales

JPEG - 25.8 kb Top Norwegian rider, Thomas Remvik Aassen, alias TRA, in one of the planet’s most talented street trials riders, a man who needs no introduction. His last videos were released last year, with Lonerider, a majestic two part HD video in January in which he was riding a Koxx Coustellier. Then in September he brought us Time to ride, which was a bit shorter but just as impressive, with massive moves on giant obstacles (bunny hops, gaps etc.)! TRA then moved to Ozonys, riding an XR26. After that everything went quiet. The reason: Thomas had broken his wrist and was forced to stop riding for seven months.

PNG - 308.1 kb To our great pleasure, TRA is finally back, now riding for the new US brand Caelifera (formerly 44trials, see 44trials, made in USA) and maintaining his partnership with Trialtech. Caelifera is one of the most talked about brands on the English speaking forums, and for good reason: they are currently developping a range of bikes and components of a very impressive quality and finish, designed for UCI competition, with very innovative features and 100% made in USA. The distibution of these products is still top secret, but Caelifera seem set to take over the World and this new shock recruitment can only help! A full article on Caelifera will soon follow, with studio photos of the new bikes and components and an exclusive interview with Hinmaton, the man behind it all!

For now though, here’s a video of TRA on his first few rides on the Caelifera - very impressive! The Norwegian rider hasn’t lost any of his legendary style!

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