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No plans to register off-road bikes

During Tuesdays (24th May) Parliamentary Question time, it was confirmed by Rachel Maclean MP that there is no legal requirement for vehicles that are used off road to be registered. In 1994, the DVLA introduced a voluntary scheme to register ‘off-road’ motorcycles. That scheme was extended to 1996 to include all mechanically propelled vehicles which are...

Dean Moor opens up Northern Motocross

The Dean Moor MX park has been loaned out to the Satley Club from the North East where they will be running a round of the British Sidecarcross and Quadcross champ-ionship this weekend, May 30. And with spectators now allowed at major sporting events, this is a great chance to see the very best three and four...

Bootle win for Ephy

Since buying himself a new Scorpa - his first new trials bike, - Ephy Wilson has ridden with confidence, and that showed on Sunday May 23 with a good result and a class win for him in the Bootle Club's Gowan Construction multi-class trial at Fell Green. Whilst the new Scorpa devotee may well contest the...

Hutch Turns Out a Toughie

The land at Staveley Head has not been used for a number of years by the Westmorland Club for the Hutchinson trial, so inevitably the stream sections were bound to be slippery. And the two heavy showers ensured that the sections twisting up the hillsides between rocks never improved as the day wore on, so the...

Zero For Gaskell at Nord Vue

Nord Vue, mid way between Penrith and Carlisle has hosted numerous World Championship trials, but on Sunday, May 9 the old quarry venue played host to a Cumberland County MCC club trial where it was a battle of the twinshocks for the win. [caption id="attachment_8780" align="alignnone" width="191"] Runner up was Nick Shield on his BSA[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8781" align="alignnone"...

Storm over Redscar

[caption id="attachment_8756" align="alignnone" width="272"] Tom Swindlehurst pictured at the Clawthorpe round.[/caption] Torrential rain hit Bank Holiday Monday's Lakes GTRC trial at Redscar near Crook where a slightly depleted entry found the going a bit mo re difficult  than intended due to the wet conditions. Tom Swindlehurst proved to be the easy winner over the hard course whilst David...

We’ll Grant This To Sadler

Two dabs on the tricky turn to climb over a fallen tree at section five and a dab on the ultra slippery final section of the trial was all Richard Sadler needed to maintain his unbeaten run of victories since changing to a Vertigo prior to the restart of trials in the UK following lockdown. Three marks...

Success for Sadler

Richard Sadler is currently one of the very best National class riders, so it came as no surprise that he might well be victorious when the Barrow Club hosted the DR Burrow Northern Centre Championship round in conjunction with the Rutherford Cup at Graythwaite Forest on April 25. Sadler,  Vertigo mounted as so many riders now are,...

Illegal riding on Barrow’s land

It has been brought to our attention by the landowner that someone has been riding illegally on Woodland Fell over Hawes beck, this is completely unacceptable, it is land the farmer only allows the Barrow club to use twice a year, once in the Frank Jackson and once in the Lakes 2 day. It is not...

Clawthorpe Results

Lakes GTRC held their second trial since the April release from Lockdown at Clawthorpe, attracting a good entry of around 80 riders. Mark Quinn tied on the Clubman course with David Braithwaite whilst Tom Swindlehurst went clean over the harder route. Clawthorpe 18.04.21 (1)...