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What’s On For October

Just a reminder as to what's upcoming for the month of October in the Northern Centre. First up is the Barrow Club's Centre championship round, the Revenge Trial at Torver on October 3 with a 10.30am start. Entries remain open until October 1 and the trial caters for all adults and Youth A and B. This is...

Lindale Loaned to Lakes

The Westmorland Club's land at Lindale was loaned to the Lakes Grass Track Racing Club for their GS Motorcycles sponsored club trial on September 19 and the popularity of this land for the sport attracted an entry of nearly 60 riders where Richard Taylor, now almost fully recovered from a nasty accident some weeks ago, took...

Presidents from Fell Green

With a significant number of regular Northern Centre riders forgoing one of their local events, many chose to venture over the border into Yorkshire for the White Rose National Trial, which resulted in a smaller than expected entry for the Bootle Club's Presidents Trial on September 12, in itself, a former national event, Even so, there was...

Revenge on-line entries now available

Entries for the Barrow Club's Revenge trial on October 3 at Torver are now available on-line through the ACU system (www.acu.org.uk) and will remain open until Friday October 1. This trial is a round of the Northern Centre Championship. We understand that unfortunately the Westmorland Club's Sporty Boys trial  (Sept 25) is unlikely to go-ahead due to...

Cumberland’s Twinshock results

Due to the format in the way these results have been acquired, this is the only way we can get them onto this site, so apologies if you cannot enlarge them sufficiently to read them. They are posted onto Cumberlandcountymcc, where they can be dragged onto the home page of a computer and then enlarged. However, Eric...

Take Mike for Instance!

Mike Instance is a regular Green course (50/50) rider who is always very capable, but rarely hits the top of his category, especially when Tom Swindlehurst takes part, but that all changed on Sunday, September 5 when Instance showed some instant success to win the Barrow Club's multi-class trial at Woodland, deep in the Cumbrian fells...

Gary cleans up Brownrigg

Making a rare trip into Cumbria, North Easterner Gary Younghusband cleaned up the Cumberland County's J.D.Pattinson club trial at Brownrigg Fell on the last Sunday of August. Used for many a long year, originally for scrambles but now for trials, Brownrigg's rocks in grass sections were cleaned by Younghusband whilst David Braithwaite and Jonny Wren lost just...

World trial cancelled

The British Round of the World Trials Championship - Trial GP, Trial 2 and Trial 125 - has been cancelled. The event was due to have been held over the weekend of October 9/10 at Tong near Bradford with the cancellation notified a few days ago. No specific reason has been given for calling off the event at...

Easy Peasy at Lindale

Lead picture is Westmorland Chairman Steve Dent. There has been a small change to the results since they were first published, see on the Results Page. In addition, special thanks to the guys who set out this trial, Phil Parkinson and Peter Blowers and also to all 10 observers, Spud Tatham, Jonathan Bethell, Dave Parkinson, Craig Hunter, Anthony...

Redscar by Lakes GTRC

Eric Kitchen pictures are in the Gallery. A cracking entry of over 70 riders enjoyed the Lakes GTRC trial at Redscar near Kendal on August 15 where Harry Towler proved to be the best rider over the more difficult route with Anthony Hayhurst from the organising club runner up and Oran Speakman taking third. Mike Instance chose to...