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Barrow’s latest gathering

Much of the week's concentration was aimed at the happenings in Scotland, but for those unable to be at the SSDT or perhaps not particularly interested in the events further north, the Barrow Club's Muriel Wilkinson multi class trial was of greater interest with the club attracting a healthy entry of nearly 60 riders. Top of the...

Northerners in Scotland – a personal view

Before another word is typed, apologies if I have missed somebody, but this little piece is a very PERSONAL review of the Northern Centre riders who took part in the Scottish Six Days Trial this year, writes MIKE RAPLEY. As far as I can see, there were 16 Northern Centre based riders in this year's trial and...

Holmscales is Home for Lakes GTRC

The Lakes GTRC ran round 3 of their GS Motorcycles championship series on May 1, the results of which are on the Results page from the Home page link. These were posted a week late due to the site's webmaster being away at the Scottish so apologies for there not being a comprehensive report of the event,...

Barbon entries now on-line – and others too

The famous Barbon Hillclimb, promoted by the Westmorland Club returns to action on July 23 following last year’s incredibly successful event where the conditions were ideal with some ireally fast times recorded up the 813 metre drive to Barbon Manor which features two bends and a hairpin.   Entries for the event are now available via the ACU...

Holiday hold up

From Thursday April 28 until Monday May 9 this website will not see any updates to news, events calendar, pictures or results as the site's Webmaster will be away in Scotland for the Scottish and he does not have suitable equipment to carry out updates away from his home base. In other words, I'm on me hols!!...

Last chance tryout for Jamie

Taking in one last trial before he starts next week's Scottish Six Days Trial for the first time at 7 minutes past the start hour, Jamie Bingley had a narrow single mark victory over Gregg Bower in the latest MHB Motorcycles sponsored round of the Cumberland County MCC series at Milburn. Bingley lost only 3 marks...

Sunshine social

As a prelude to their Greeves Classic Scramble this coming weekend, (April 23/24), the Westmorland Club hosted a ride out for basically oldies on old bikes (though some only had modern machines) on the Thursday prior to the scramble, leaving Heaves at Levens for a roundabout ride to Coniston and back, using the narrow lanes that...

Double Scottish Challenge by Nick and Michael

Most riders in the Northern Centre will be aware that Nick Shield and Michael Irving are both riding in the Pre 65 Scottish AND the Scottish Six Days Trial in a few days time, as a charity duo to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish children's Charity in memory of Nick's wife Diane who passed away some...

Compliant Clawthorpe

What can be vicious limestone rockery was in a benevolent and compliant state on Easter Sunday when Lakes GTRC ran their current GS Motorcycle sponsored trial at Clawthorpe, for there were two clean sheets on the heavily populated Clubman course, with Gary Dixon and Nick Shield both going clean, whilst the riding partner to Nick Shield...

Big Changes to Pre 65 Scottish

The Scottish Pre 65 Trial Committee  of the Edinburgh and District MC have just issued a Press Release with regard to the two day trial on April 29/30 which is printed here in full. We have taken the decision to highlight in bold the main changes which we sincerely hope all visitors will take note of...