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Its getting close at the top for the Edgar Series - scores updated date see below:

Hipwell Trial for the John Hartle Memorial Trophy Sunday 13 September Results and Pictures

Dead Easy Trial Harrat Grange Saturday 12 September 2015 Results, Report & Pictures

Charity Dead Easy Trial - Joint Clubs  -Heaton House Monday 31 August Results & Pictures more great pictures by Sarah Sommerton and report by Bill Brown

Staffs Moorlands Trial Manor Farm Sunday 9th August 2015 Results & Pictures

Staffs Moorlands 2015 Club Championship positions not including 09082015 trial - click here

Man17 Dead Easy Trial Sat 1st August 2015

White Barn Farm Henbury Results & Report


Man 17 Hawks Nest Trial 19th July 2015

Results and Pictures

Congleton Belmont Big Lap Trial


Staffordshire Moorlands Trial Buttyfold Farm 5 July Result and Pictures

Macc Dead Easy Trial  4 July Pictures

36th Dave Rowland Trial Sun 28 June  click here Results Pictures

Take a look at the Trial Mag story on Brian "the unknown" Cottrell - its great: Click here

All the local clubs dates list

Lots and lots More

for 2015 (See ACU Handbook for details)

Youth Age Groups
A Class born between 01.01.98 and 31.12.99
B Class born between 01.01.00 and 31.12.02
C Class born between 01.01.03 and 31.12.05
D Class born between 01.01.06 and 31.12.09
E Class: minimum age 4 years at the date of competition and born after 01.01.10

The maximum engine capacity permitted for machines used in the age groups set out in this Regulation are as follows:

A Class 125cc Mono or 250cc Twinshock, and Electric up to 10 bhp measured at the rear wheel

B Class 125cc Mono or 250cc Twinshock, and Electric up to 10 bhp measured at the rear wheel

C Class Standard Wheel 80cc, and Electric up to 7 bhp measured at the rear wheel

C Class Medium Wheel 80cc, and Electric up to 7 bhp measured at the rear wheel

D Class Medium wheel 80cc, and Electric up to 7 bhp measured at the rear wheel

D Class Small wheel 50cc Mono and 80ccTwinshock, and Electric up to 2 bhp measured at the rear wheel

E Class Small wheel Electric powered machines up to 2 bhp measured at the rear wheel

Wheel sizes

Standard Wheel – 21" Front – 18" Rear
Medium Wheel – 19" Front – 17" Rear
Small Wheel – 16" Front – 14" Rear

The above is based on the wheels of combustion engined machines using motorcycle tyres. If other wheels are used as on current Electric powered machines then the outside diameter (total circumference) of the tyre must not exceed that of the corresponding tyre size.

                                Engine Sizes


Rebores are permitted subject to the resulting engine capacity not exceeding a tolerance of +3cc


"Pic' of the Day"
Ian Watts from Northampton cleans section one on his way to winning the Hipwell Trophy on Sunday 13th September
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Enter at Start

Staffs Moorlands Scott Ellis Trophy Trial

Tittesworth Farm, Blackshaw Moor, Nr. Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TH

Enter at start

This may well be the last chance you get to ride at this iconic traditional venue so don’t miss it.

3 laps of 15 sections with 2 routes Hard & Clubman. Open to all Adults &  Youth A & B with suitable experience.

There’s no 50/50 route at this Trial. Instead the Clubman route is a step up from the normal standard.

As a result, this Trial is not suitable for beginners. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

Sec: Pat Trafford 01538 385016

7th November


Saturday of remberance weekend

Man 17 Northern Experts Trial

Permit number: ACU45550


You can only enter online - no paper or phone entries. Click here for Regs or on the link in the on line system linked below.

Link to enter is here




Saturday 2PM

Man 17 Dead Easy Trial

Wheston House Farm, Tideswell Moor, Buxton, SK17 8JD (same venue as 4th May this year)

2 Routes: - suitable for beginners, pre-65, youth, etc. + conducted for electric and others as required

Roger Townsend

01782 943185 or 07849 470852

Competition Time - Design our new Banner

September 2015 - this is still running please send your ideas

The club wishes to design a new banner (to be displayed at all our events, if interested in assisting their is a prize and some design rules to follow:

It must include out Logo - unaltered and be just yellow background and black printing (to keep the cost down) but anything else goes. Size about 4-5 meters by say 1-1.5 meters.


Your name on the banner and the honour of seeing your design at all our trials and

If not already trials riding:

Fully sponsored ride on a 250cc Gas Gas (mine) at a Manchester 17 Dead Easy trial including loan of the gear and entry fee.

If already a trials riding legend a free entry any 2 Manchester 17 trials of your choice.

If interested, contact the club president for more info:  (remove the extra @)

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All land belongs to someone and riding on it requires the owners permission - simple

Practising at ANY C&NW Trials venue, with the exception of Hawks Nest & Alvanley Trials Ground (by prior arrangement) is ILLEGAL

If you're caught by the land owner, or if they find there have been riders practising we will lose the use of the venue completely.

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