UCI Trials World Championships

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A trials rider competing in the 26-inch category of the 2010 UCI Trials World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec 2004 UCI WC - Mont Sainte Anne - trials qualification.jpg
A trials rider competing in the 26-inch category of the 2010 UCI Trials World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec

The UCI Trials World Championships are the world championship events in trials organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body of world cycling. [1] The first three finishers in each category are awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals. The winner of each category is also entitled to wear the rainbow jersey in events in that category until the following year's World Championships. [2]

Mountain bike trials sport in which a mountain bike rider attempts to pass through an obstacle course without setting foot to ground

Mountain bike trials, also known as observed trials, is a discipline of mountain biking in which the rider attempts to pass through an obstacle course without setting foot to ground. Derived from motorcycle trials, it originated in Catalonia, Spain and is said to have been invented by the father of Ot Pi, a world champion motorcycle trials rider. Pi's father had wanted his son to learn motorcycle trials by practicing on an ordinary bicycle.

The Union Cycliste Internationale is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland.

Rainbow jersey colored jersey for the reigning World Champion in cycling

The rainbow jersey is the distinctive jersey worn by the reigning world champion in a cycling discipline, since 1927. The jersey is predominantly white with five horizontal bands in the UCI colours around the chest. From the bottom up the colours are: green, yellow, black, red and blue; the same colours that appear in the rings on the Olympic flag. The tradition is applied to all disciplines, including road racing, track racing, cyclo-cross, BMX, Trials and the disciplines within mountain biking. The jersey is produced by Santini SMS since 1994.

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History

The UCI Trials World Championships were held for the first time in 1986. [3] Until 1999 they were held separately from the UCI World Championships in other cycling disciplines. From 2000 to 2016 they were combined with the world championships in other mountain-biking disciplines and run as the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships. Beginning in 2017, the UCI world championships in trials will be held as part of the newly created UCI Urban Cycling World Championships, which will also include the UCI world championships in freestyle BMX and cross-country eliminator. [1]

The UCI world championships are annual competitions promoted by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to determine world champion cyclists. They are held in several different styles of racing, in a different country each year. Championship winners wear a white jersey with coloured bands around the chest for the following year. The similarity to the colours of a rainbow gives them the colloquial name of "the rainbow jersey." The first three individuals or teams in each championship win gold, silver and bronze medals. Former world champions are allowed to wear a trim to their collar and sleeves in the same pattern as the rainbow jersey.

UCI Mountain Bike World Championships recurring sporting event

The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are the world championship events for mountain bike racing in the disciplines of cross country, downhill, and four-cross. They are organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body of world cycling.

UCI Urban Cycling World Championships

The UCI Urban Cycling World Championships are the world championship events for freestyle BMX, cross-country eliminator, and trials. They are organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body of world cycling.

Separate titles are awarded for men and women. The men's events include categories for junior and "elite" (an open age category) using bicycles with 20" and 26" wheels. There is also a team event, in which each country enters one junior and one elite 20" rider, one junior and one elite 26" rider, and one female rider. [4]

From 1986 to 1994 there were no separate categories for bikes with different wheel sizes. The 20" and 26" categories were introduced in 1995. The women's category was introduced in 2001. A team event has been included since the first UCI world championships in 1986, though the format has varied over time. [5]

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UCI Trials World Champions

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2010 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships

The 2010 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships was the 21st edition of the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships and was held in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec, Canada from 1 to 5 September 2010.

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2007 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships sport competition

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2004 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships annual worldwide mountain bike competition

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References

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  2. "UCI Road World Championships – The magical rainbow jersey". uci.ch. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
  3. "UCI Trials World Championships winners 1986-2015". trialinside.com. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
  4. "France defends national team trials world title". uci.ch. Retrieved 2017-03-05.
  5. "1986-2014 UCI Trials World Championships Winners" (PDF). uci.ch. Retrieved 2017-03-05.