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History Lesson: Danny Holroyd

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11/15/2010 8:54 AM
Edited Date/Time: 4/21/2016 10:19 AM

On the eve of Danny Mac's Way Back Home premier, it's time to take a quick look back at street trials in the UK in maybe 2002 or 2003. Back then there wasn't a youtube or vimeo or any of that really. There wasn't even a trials-shack then I think?

Anyways, the Trials Kings group of riders really were the kings of web vids. The craziest of the trials kings was Danny Holroyd who really didn't have a problem putting his knees through 10+ foot drops to flat or anything like that. But he also hit stuff with speed and that separated him from the pogo sticks of competition riders.






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11/15/2010 9:22 AM
Edited Date/Time: 11/15/2010 9:23 AM

for the longest time i thought these two danny's were one and the same. I had to dig thru an old hard drive to find my trials kings videos like other side and toxicity to find out his last name.

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11/15/2010 9:25 AM

Holy moly! Old school...very nice!

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11/16/2010 1:12 PM
Edited Date/Time: 10/4/2011 5:12 PM

Danny Holroyd ! Just a legend.
As I shown a Holroyd's video to a friend for a couple of months, he couldn't believe that it was filmed many years ago.
Incredible skills and style.

Someone knows whether Danny Holroyd still rides ?


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