Originally Posted by darmst6829
The physics of such an exaggerated turning technique escapes me and frankly it looks unnecessary.
Dave, how long you been riding trials?
Go see some videos on youtube, you will see from time to time, even Toni Bou has to use such techniques.
Here to be more specific, unfortunately this video is on a hill, but the priciple is EXACTLY the same, you let the bike lean, you move your body around to keep the bike balanced. http://vimeo.com/6957480
this guy 2 ply, he's got a lot of nice basic information and instruction videos on Vimeo. Remember, one is the "student" in the shots, so watch carefully. he's learning how to adjust his weight to keep the bike balanced in turns, be it flat ground or hillsides.
one more: http://vimeo.com/2783291