Shirty’s team back Trial GB

Shirty’s team back Trial GB

Three new associate partners join us in support of the Trial GB: ACU British Motorcycle Trials Championship, for 2024.

John Shirt Motorcycles of Buxton are a passionate and knowledgeable motorcycle dealership who many people will remember as the UK importer for Gas Gas for a remarkable 32-year run.

JSM utilises their passion for Trials and Enduro competition as official UK dealers for Gas Gas, Beta, TRS, and OSET. Alongside this JSM director John Shirt continues to run ‘Team JSM Gas Gas’ supported riders in various UK Championships, including UK #4 and 2021 Trial 125 World Champion Jack Dance and current Expert Class British Champion Dan Thorpe.

S3 are specialists in developing state of the art products, accessories and clothing for the motorbike industry and racing teams. Providing original equipment for a multitude of motorcycle brands all made in their Girona based factory. S3 Components are imported into the UK by John Shirt Motorcycles provides Trial and Enduro clothing and accessories via their online store to the UK marketplace including brands S3, MOTS, TECH, MICHELIN, RENTHAL and MOTOREX.

John Shirt, JSM Director: “Really pleased and proud to be supporting the ACU TrialGB Championship for 2024. It’s the pinnacle of our sport in the UK and long may it continue”.

Barry Huskinson, ACU Trial GB Series Manager: “I am delighted to have been able to put together a package that excites John and supports the work he and his team are doing to run their dealership, online retail business and support their customers of S3 products. Having his team support the Trial GB series this year will aide massively in providing the riders and spectators an enjoyable day of top-level motorcycle sport”.

Trial GB will run over a five-round series from April to September, with hosting clubs providing a, spectator friendly, compact lap where you can witness some of the best motorcycle control on the planet, and get up close to the UK’s best riders.

Entries for round one is now open for the Trial GB: ACU British Motorcycle Trials Championship, presented by Talon. Competitors can enter via the ACU members portal as per previous seasons. The first event is hosted by the Bootle Scrambles MCC and will take place on April 21st in Cumbria, with further details available on the series website: