February 17-18 at the International Centre, Telford TF3 4JH – is the place to be in 2018. It was originally the show created by trials enthusiast Alan Wright, now operated by Mortons (Classic Bike Shows), it is still the meeting place for trials and off-road motorcycle enthusiasts to meet, discuss machines and events and of course look at mouthwatering machinery and buy some parts.
The Scottish Six Days Trial which takes place on 7-12 May, 2018 was massively oversubscribed with 510 entrants for 280 places.
Given the excellent weather at the 2017 event, the organisers braced themselves for a bumper entry and it certainly lived up to that expectation.
Entrants began to be informed on Wednesday 27th December if they were successful or not by e-mail.
The organisers have a hard job when it comes to administrating the initial entries, but SSDT Secretary, Mieke de Vos told Trials Guru: “Unsuccessful entrants shouldn’t take it personally and we always have an attrition rate of around 10% pre-trial with 25 to 30 entrants dropping out for various reasons. We run the ballot to be as fair as we can, but as everyone knows we cannot fit 510 into 280, it’s as simple as that”.
Entrants are urged to check their e-mail spam filters to make sure that contact has been made, but please be patient and follow the instructions issued by the SSDT carefully. Please do not contact the organisers until after 1st January 2018.
Whilst Trials Guru is all about trials, we sometimes deviate ‘off piste’ and this was one of those moments we were asked to promote Classic Motocross. We were happy to oblige, especially when the Special Guest is Brad Lackey, 1982 500cc World Motocross Champion from the USA who will be flying in for this unique event in South-West Scotland on 14/15 July 2018 – ‘Racing at the Castle’ ~ The Drumlanrig Castle Scottish Classic Grand National Motocross.
Since it’s launch in 2014 Trials Guru has used the same layout throughout, but the time was right to have a little refresh using the same platform. The layout is a little different, but the content remains the same, it’s all about trial!
We hope that you enjoy the refresh, but it’s still TRIALS GURU – Dedicated to the Sport!
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