Dave Thorpe (325 Bultaco) was the first rider to win a World Championship round, seen here competing in the World Championships at Bristol in 1975 – Photo Copyright: Mike Rapley
18 December 2015 – Trials Guru and all it’s readers, supporters, contributers and photographers would like to wish Dave Thorpe, former Ossa, Bultaco and CCM works rider all the very best on his seventieth birthday!
Happy Birthday, Dave Thorpe
Dave Thorpe (325 Bultaco), in the ‘West of England’ national trial of 1977 – Photo: Mike Rapley
Blackwater Dab from Dave Thorpe in 1977 – Photo copyright: Iain Lawrie, Kinlochleven
Dave, Bultaco mounted in the 1980 Loch Lomond 2 Day Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale