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Thirlspot proves spot on

The terrain was a bit slippery for Bassenthwaite's second evening trial of the summer at Thirlspot where the Hodgson family farms, but it made little difference to Tom Hodgson as he only lost one mark, but that single mark was the same score that Dan Gaskell lost and he was declared the main clubman course winner...

Velocette Cup is back again

The Velocette Cup Trial is a very long established event in the Northern Centre and on July 24 it will take place once again by the Cumberland County MCC at the popular Raughton Ghyll, Fellside, Caldbeck (look for the Fellside Centre on map or satnav) venue which will be flagged from Caldbeck School junction in Caldbeck It will...

Sedbergh’s second at Silverdale starter

Sedbergh MC used a new to the sport area of land at Silverdale for their second evening trial of the year at the end of June which attracted a small but quality gathering of riders to try out this new piece of land situated alongside the coastal railway. Sam Metcalfe went round without loss, mastering the limestone...

That £3 and why on-line is the best

Riders might like to know that following the recent Northern Centre Board meeting, the centre has put in a formal letter of complaint to the ACU with regard to the £3 administration charge they apply to withdrawn entries. Obviously, being the ACU no effective reply has yet been received and we also learn that at least...

Bassenthwaite call for riders

Very few entries have been received to date for next Wednesday's  Bassenthwaite evening charity trial at Thirlspot alongside Thirlmere, but the club are still hoping to run if they can get 25-30 entries. This is a particularly good piece of land that has only been used once previously and in reality, the club needs supporting  as they...

New date for Lakes entrants

When the Lakes GTRC cancelled their trial originally scheduled for June 19, rather than return entry fees to the small number of riders who had pre-entered on-line, they were held in abeyance for another event. So now, those entries which have been held over can be used for the club's next scheduled  trial which is Sunday, July...

Centenary trial by Cumberland County

Newbiggin, between Brampton and Lazonby in the rolling fells of eastern Cumbria was the host location for Cumberland County's 2 day Centenary Trial which attracted a strong entry of 79 riders for two days of action and five laps of the stunning course. Two laps of 16 sections on Saturday and three laps of different sections on...

Another trial cancelled

The Barrow Club have informed us that the trial scheduled for July 3 at Ickenthwaite has been cancelled due to a lack of entries. Only 5 had been received by Monday night which is insufficient to guarantee enough riders for it to be viable on the day....

Another cracker from West Cumbria

Report: Arran Murphy Pictures: Peter Bell Despite the strong winds the West Cumbria Motocross Club managed to hold its 3rd and 4th rounds of the 2022 season at the pristinely prepped Dean Moor circuit just up from Workington. As always the Auto pilots were first to hit the track and consistency was key as Oliver Lee put in three...

Two cracking meetings planned by Westmorland

It's now 51 years since the famous scramble track at Helsington, Kendal was used for scramble meetings hosted by the Westmorland Club, and on July 10, the track will be the scene once again of classic scrambling with Westmorland promoting the Taylor Trophy scramble. Whilst the venue has been out of use for over half a century,...