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World Trial anyone??

The ACU Trials and Enduro Committee have been approached by the FIM about the possibility of hosting a round of the 2023 Trial GP series. The ACU were extremely disappointed that it proved impossible to hold a Trial GP in 2022 and 2021 despite some great offers to organise. Following this the ACU received various comments and even...

Support wanted for Tommy’s Trial

The gentleman that was Tommy Brady is unfortunately no longer with us having passed away in late 2020, and it's the Lakes Club who wish to remember him by running the Tommy Brady charity trial which is now only a few days away. Tommy was a regular rider, but only took up trials in his later...

Sedbergh kick off Wednesday trials

There were several clean sheets at the opening Wednesday evening series of trials held in the Northern Centre with Sedbergh MC making good use of the dry conditions at Holmscales for their first evening venture in their short existence. Aden Jackson, Neil Crayston and Peter Blowers all stayed feet up over the Clubman course with Joel Hazlett...

Top talent take on Lakeland Trial

The premier trial in the Northern Centre calendar takes place on Sunday, May 29 when the Westmorland Club host the third round of Trial GB , The Lakeland Trial - the main British Championship series at Haveriggholme near Torver thanks to the generosity of the Barrow Club and landowner Norman Cooper who have welcomed Westmorland to...

Joel takes the Gowan Construction win

Many times it has been suggested (by those who should know better) that any rider who sets out a course gets an unfair advantage as they set the sections to suit themselves or their familiarity with the course gives them an unfair advantage. The reality of course is that no matter how much of the course plotting...

Take your pick for June

As summer approaches there may be more things to do than ride in competitions on a Sunday but that doesn't alter the fact that events are still scheduled to take place and most recently, on-line entry systems have been created for  six, maybe even seven events between May 25 and June 26. So whilst few riders will...

Superb start at Dean Moor

Report: Arran Murphy Pictures: Peter Bell The West Cumbria Motocross Club held its first and second rounds of the 2022 season at the superbly prepared Dean Moor circuit near Workington and with rain leading up to the event the track provided plenty of lines and a technical race track which provided some brilliant racing. The young Auto pilots were...

Calling everybody for Alan

Members of Cumberland County MCC  have been out looking over the course for the ACU Normandale Masters Alan Trophy Trial which will run on Sunday June 5th. This is generally a well supported trial with many riders attending from all over the country. The Normandale series is aimed at riders over the age of 40 and ...

Testing Hutchinson

Lindale, the Westmorland Club's own land, is not normally considered a venue that is likely to produce a tough trial, but the Hutchinson Trial on May 15 proved to be quite difficult for the smaller than normal entry of 34 starters, but even so, the winning scores were relatively low with the Green course winner Owen...