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Classic Trial - - FRONT PAGE - Words: Jean-Claude Com­meat Pic­tures: BPS fac­tory col­lec­tion and Jean-Claude Com­meat

Built dur­ing the 1970s, the BPS Yak was the very first tri­als ma­chine pro­duced in France and it was more of a trail bike than a pure com­pe­ti­tion ma­chine. This fruit of the labours of a team pas­sion­ate about mech­a­nised sports, and in par­tic­u­lar off-road, was first pre­sented to the pub­lic in 1976. Clas­sic Trial Magazine had the chance to get to ride one of the rare mod­els that re­mains. It is time to re­view the his­tory of this French man­u­fac­turer, which to­day no longer ex­ists.

It’s more of a trail ma­chine

than a ‘Pukka’ tri­als one

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