Jimmy Young Archive

Photos from the camera of Jimmy Young:

JY - H&S

Jimmy Young has been interested in motorcycles, trials and photography all his life.

Scots photographer Jimmy Young and John Moffat (Trials Guru) have been friends for well over forty years, but only recently Jim has unearthed his treasure trove of trials and other photographs!

Jimmy Young 1

Jimmy Young in his workshop, writing up his journal – 2,150 feet below ground surface

A plant technician to trade, Jim spend many years of his life in Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia in the Mufulira copper mines servicing caterpillar and other heavy machinery inside the deep mines.

Jimmy Young 2

Jimmy Young hard at work in the Mufulira copper mine in Zambia 2,150 feet below ground in 1969

He also worked with Liebherr GB for ten years and Burnthills Demolition for eighteen as Service Manager.

meatKelvinHall001

Jimmy Young captured at a Kelvin Hall Arena trial.

A committee member of the Lanarkshire MCC, Jim was also a photographer supplying Trials and Motocross News with images covering many events north of Hadrian’s Wall.

Jimmy Young on his TY250 Yamaha in a Lanarkshire Club trial around 1978.

Jimmy Young on his TY250 Yamaha in a Lanarkshire Club trial around 1978.

It gives Trials Guru great pleasure in sharing Jim’s photos with readers of Guru.

Note: As always, please be considerate, the photographs are the legal property of Jimmy Young and should not be displayed on social media or any other website without permission and accompanied by the wording: ‘Copyright: Jimmy Young, Armadale’. Without this addition, any images broadcast or displayed are in breach of Jimmy Young’s copyright.

(Some images have black lines along the base or up one side, this is because they were taken from colour transparencies without being cropped in any way)

Featured riders Index:

Andrews, Mick – Alexander, Andy – Allan, Robbie Jnr – Anderson, T. Blair – Ballantyne, Jimmy – Bell, Colin – Birkett, Nigel – Birch, Peter – Bremner, Peter –  Bryans, Ralph – Calvert, Tony – Cameron, Allie – Cirera, Miquel – Clarke, Chris – Cownie, Robin – Cuckow, Dave – Cunningham, Jim – Dalling, Willie – Dickie, Gus – Dickinson, John – Edwards, Rob – Gibson, Alan – Hooke, David – Jackson, Paul – Jefferies, Nick – Johnston, Keith – Kerr, Roy – Lampkin, John – Lampkin, Martin – Leavitt, Lane – Leitch, Raymond – Luft, Walther – Matthews, Billy – Maxwell, Billy – Maxwell, David – Macgillivray – Alastair – McComisky, Jock – McDonald, Duncan – McFarlane, James – McKechnie, Neil – McMaster, Billy Jnr – McMeechan, Gordon – Mitchell, Peter – Miller, J. Grant – Moodie, John –  Morton, Jimmy (J.D.) – Mowat, David – Moy, David – Mylius, Caspar – Ramsey, Derek – Rathmell, Malcolm – Reid, James – Reynolds, John – Richardson, David – Ross, Billy – Shepherd, Rob – Sandham, Tommy – Sandiford, Jim – Soler, Manuel – Smith, Clive – Smith, Eddie – Smith, Graham F. – Smith, Ray – Stuart, Jimmy – Sturrock, Alastair – Thomson, Ross – Thorpe, Dave – Tye, Michael – Vesterinen, Yrjo – Younghusband, Dave – Watson, Andrew – Winthrop, Les – Winthrop, John

 

Scottish Six Days Action:

 

Scottish Six days 1981 - Manuel Soler on Pipeline - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Scottish Six Days 1981 – Manuel Soler (325 Bultaco) on Pipeline – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale

 

1978 Scottish Six Days - Colin Bell, Northern Ireland (280 SWM) - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

1978 Scottish Six Days – Colin Bell, Northern Ireland (280 SWM) – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Martin Lampkin 1979 SSDT - JY

Martin Lampkin (left) in conversation with Jock Wilson at the end of the 1979 Scottish. Martin (Bultaco) had just lost out to friend Malcolm Rathmell having suffered a five mark penalty on Ben Nevis on the last day which gave Rathmell the win on the Montesa – Photo copyright: Jimmy Young, Armadale

1979 Scottish Six Days - Yrjo Vesterinen ( 325 Bultaco) on Pipeline. © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

1979 Scottish Six Days – Yrjo Vesterinen (326 Bultaco) on Pipeline. © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Scottish Six days Trial - malcolm Rathmell (349 Montesa) - Photo Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Scottish Six Days Trial 1980 – Malcolm Rathmell (349 Montesa) – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Nick Jefferies on the works CCM in the Scottish Six Days - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Nick Jefferies on the works CCM in the Scottish Six Days – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

 

Rob Shepherd on the factory 359cc Honda RTL360 in the 1980 Scottish Six Days - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Rob Shepherd on the factory 359cc Honda RTL360 in the 1980 Scottish Six Days – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

H. Martin Lampkin - 1978 Scottish Six Days on Ben Nevis - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

H. Martin Lampkin – 1978 Scottish Six Days on Ben Nevis – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Nigel Birkett - 1979 Scottish Six Days on Pipeline (305 Montesa) - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Nigel Birkett – 1979 Scottish Six Days on Pipeline (305 Montesa) – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

David Hooke from Congleton on 280 Moto Gori in the Scottish Six Days - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

David Hooke from Congleton on 280 Moto Gori in the 1981 Scottish Six Days – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

 

John Lampkin in the 1981 Scottish Six Days at Lagnaha on the 280 SWM. - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

John Lampkin in the 1981 Scottish Six Days at Lagnaha on the 280 SWM. – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Chris Clarke from Sheffield in the 1979 Scottish Six Days on his 348 Montesa -© - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Chris Clarke from Sheffield in the 1979 Scottish Six Days on his 348 Montesa – © -Jimmy Young, Armadale.

John Reynolds on his 325 Suzuki in the 1979 Scottish Six Days on Achallader, Bridge of Orchy. - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

John Reynolds on his 325 Suzuki in the 1979 Scottish Six Days on Achallader, Bridge of Orchy. – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Lane Leavitt, California/USA (349 Montesa) at the 1980 Scottish Six Days on Altnafeadh. - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Lane Leavitt, California/USA (349 Montesa) at the 1980 Scottish Six Days on Altnafeadh. – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Lane Leavitt 1979 - JY

Lane Leavitt on the 349 Montesa in 1980 on Ben Nevis section, SSDT – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

Thre times World Trials Champion, Yrjo Vesterinen - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Three times World Trials Champion, Yrjo Vesterinen – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Jim Sandiford 349 Montesa Cota in the 1980 Scottish Six Days - © - Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Jim Sandiford 349 Montesa Cota in the 1980 Scottish Six Days – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Mick Andrews (350 Ossa) in the 1979 Scottish Six Days - © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Mick Andrews (350 Ossa) in the 1979 Scottish Six Days – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Miquel Cirera (348 Montesa) on Pipleine in the 1978 Scottish Six Days - © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Miquel Cirera Lamarca (348 Montesa) on Pipeline in the 1978 Scottish Six Days – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Martin Lampkin - SSDT - JY

Martin Lampkin (SWM) on Mamore in the 1981 SSDT – Photo copyright: Jimmy Young, Armadale

1978 SSDT MC Rathmell - JY

Malcolm Rathmell on his factory Suzuki rides Pipeline in 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

 

Yrjo Vesterinen (326 Bultaco) on Pipeline in the 198X Scottish Six Days - © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Yrjo Vesterinen (326 Bultaco) on Pipeline in the 1979 Scottish Six Days – © – Jimmy Young, Armadale.


 

Chris Clarke IOM 2 Day - JY

Chris Clarke (325 Bultaco) at the Isle of Man 2 Day Trial 1976. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Walther Luft's Puch - JY

Walther Luft’s 250cc Puch, captured at the Scottish Six Days Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

Aprilia 320 Trial - JY

Aprilia 320 Trial spotted at the Scottish Six Days – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

Ossa 350 Gripper - JY

Ossa 350 Trial ‘Gripper’ at the Scottish Six Days – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

Paul Jackson Cub 1977 - JY

Triumph Tiger Cub of Huddersfield’s Paul Jackson complete with compressor alloy barrel taken at the Scottish Six Days Trial in 1977 – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

 


Aberfeldy 2 Day Trial

The Aberfeldy Two-Day Trial was an event run by the Forfar & District Motor Cycle Club and was centred on the market town of Aberfeldy, Perthshire. It ran from the late 1970’s into the late 1980’s. The event secretary was the late Ali Findlay who later became event secretary of the Scottish Six Days Trial:

Dicko ATDT - JY

John Dickinson, former editor of Trials & Motocross News on his Suzuki at the 1980 Aberfeldy Two-Day Trial. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Clive Smith A2DT - JY

Clive Smith (Bultaco 325) Ribble Valley and former sponsored rider of Jim Sandiford on Montesa. Smith won the British Experts trial in 1973. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Billy Maxwell - JY

North East legend, Billy Maxwell (Bultaco) Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Dave Younghusband - JY

Newcastle speedway ace, Dave Younghusband (Bultaco 325) Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Alistair Macgillivray - JY

Alastair Macgillivray, Aberfeldy Two-Day Trial 1980 (Bultaco 325) Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

WD - JY

Willie Dalling, Gorebridge (CCM 350). Willie became Clerk of Course of the SSDT. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Drowned bike - JY

How to kill a Montesa Cota 348! Taken at the 1980 Aberfeldy Two-Day Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

JDM - JY

Jimmy Morton, Sorn (Bultaco 325) Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Peter Birch - JY

Peter Birch (Suzuki 325) Peter is the father of New Zealand enduro champion, Chris Birch – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Tony Calvert - JY

Tony Calvert, Harrogate (Ossa 350) Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

John Reynolds - Aberfeldy 2 Day - JY

John Reynolds (325 Suzuki) Aberfeldy Two Day Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

Ray Smith - JY

Ray Smith (Bultaco) watched by his brother Clive, ACU ‘Pinhard Prize’ winner in 1974. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.


 Loch Lomond 2 Day Trial – 1980:

2014-03-27_7

Billy Matthews from Oban on his 325 Bultaco takes a steadying dab. – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

2014-03-27_3

Dave Thorpe (Bultaco) gets well forward, watched by Huddersfield rider, Nigel Greenwood. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

2014-03-27_11

Andrew Watson (Miles-Kingsport Bultaco) from Hull takes a steadying prod. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

2014-03-27_10

Ray Smith on his 325 Bultaco. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

2014-03-27_14

Clive Smith eases his Bultaco across the rocks. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

 

2014-03-27_13

Eddie Smith on a Sandiford CCM 350T – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

Rob Edwards - LLomond - JY

Rob Edwards (Sandiford Montesa) – Photo Jimmy Young, Armadale

Graham F Smith - LLomond - JY

Graham F. Smith (Hawick – Ossa 250) – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

Nigel Birkett - LLomond - JY

Nigel Birkett (Sandiford Montesa) – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

2014-03-27_4

Jock McComisky (325 Bultaco) forcing on. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

gordon-mcmeechan-ll2dt

Stevenston clubman, Gordon McMeechan (Montesa) – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

billy-mcmaster-ll2dt

An Ulsterman who contested many Scottish National events – Billy McMaster Jnr (Montesa) – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

john-winthrop-ll2dt

John Winthrop (Suzuki) was joint Scottish Trials Champion in 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

martin-lampkin-ll2dt-1980

The late Martin Lampkin (SWM) – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale

2014-03-27_12

Tony Calvert from Hawes on his 325 Bultaco. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.


Scottish National Trials – By Jimmy Young

Mike Tye- JY

Former Scottish Trials Champion, Michael Tye (Oban) on his Beamish Suzuki at the Lanarkshire Valente Trial in 1979. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Billy McMaster

Billy McMaster Jnr on his Lloyd Brothers Montesa 349 at the Lanarkshire Valente Trial in 1979. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - David Maxwell

Davy Maxwell (Yamaha Majesty) at the Lanarkshire Valente Trial in 1979. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Jimmy Reid

James Reid (Penicuik – Suzuki 250) at a Bon Accord Trial at Stonehaven in 1979. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Jimmy Stuart

Jimmy Stuart (Stonehaven – Montesa 348) at a Bon Accord Trial near Stonehaven in 1979. Jimmy Stuart was an accomplished motocross rider who rode trials from time to time. He rode international motocross and had associations with Brian Leask on Husqvarna and John Brise on Montesa. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Les Winthrop

Leslie Winthrop (Yamaha 175) at Bon Accord Trial at Stonehaven in 1979. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Graham Smith

Graham F. Smith (Bultaco 340), photographed at the Lanarkshire Valente Trial in Scotland. Graham was Scottish Trials Champion 1981 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Duncan McDonald

Duncan Macdonald (Mallaig) 350 Ossa. Valente Trial. Photo: Jimmy Young

Jy - Alistair MacGillivray

Alastair McGillivray Scottish Trials Champion in 1974 & 1979 (Fort William) Fantic. Valente Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Caspar Mylius

Caspar Mylius, (St. Fort, Newport On Tay) (280 SWM) Valente Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - James McFarlane

James McFarlane (Aprilia) Valente Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - WD

The late Willie Dalling (Ossa) at a very wet Forfar trial. This could be the bike that Willie submerged at a Scott trial one year. He fell into a submerged pit-shaft on the moors, the bike was recovered and rode the next day! – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Ray Leitch

Ray Leitch (Culloden) on his 325 Beamish Suzuki at Forfar. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - David Richardson

David ‘Rick’ Richardson on his 200cc Seeley Honda TL200E at Forfar. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Peter Mitchell

Peter Mitchell from Aberdeen on his 250 Suzuki at Forfar. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Alastair MacG

Former Scottish Trials Champion, Alastair MacGillivray from Fort William on a 325 Bultaco at a very wet Forfar trial around 1980. He has the benefit of having an earlier air-box fitted which helped these bikes, but they were bad for taking on water! – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Jim Cunningham

Jim Cunningham (Bultaco 325) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Billy Maxwell

Billy Maxwell (Montesa Cota 247) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Dave Cuckow

Dave Cuckow (Suzuki 250) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Billy Matthews

Billy Matthews, Oban (Bultaco 325) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Neil McKechnie

Neil McKechnie, Oban (Bultaco 325) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Grant Miller

J. Grant Miller (Avon Valley) Fantic – Valente Trial. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Ross Thomson

Ross Thomson, Edinburgh (280 SWM) Valente Trial. Photo: Jimmy Young

JOhn Moodie - JY

John Moodie from Rogart, Sutherland on his Montesa Cota 348 at the Scottish Experts & National Trial at Achallader, Bridge of Orchy. Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale.

JY - Alastair Sturrock

Alastair Sturrock (Bultaco) Valente Trial in Central Scotland. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Leslie Winthrop

Leslie Winthrop (Fantic) Valente Trial in Central Scotland. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - John Moodie

John Moodie, from Rovie Farm, Rogart, Sutherland on his Montesa 348. Forfar Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Billy Ross

Billy Ross from Dundee on a 200 Fantic at a wet Forfar event. – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Gus Dickie

Gus Dickie, Oban (Ossa) forges upstream at a Forfar trial watched by Billy Ross (Dundee) and in the background David ‘Rick’ Richardson and Jim Cunningham (Carrington). Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Billy McMaster - Honda

From Northern Ireland, Billy McMaster Jnr on his Lloyd Brithers supplied Seeley Honda TL200E at wet Forfar trial. Billy’s father also Billy McMaster was a member of the FIM for many years. Bily Jnr worked for Fiat cars at one time as their Scotland & NI sales manager and was based in Scotland for about 4 years. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Derek Ramsay

Edinburgh St. George, Lauder Trial early 1980’s – Derek Ramsay (Bathgate) now Bon Accord, on his Bultaco Sherpa. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Andy A

Andy Alexander (Ayrshire) on his 310 Montesa Cota at an early 1980’s Edinburgh St. George Lauder Trial. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Alan Gibson

Alan Gibson (Dunfermline) Bultaco 325 Sherpa at Edinburgh St. George, Lauder Trial. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Mowat

D. Mowat (Montesa Cota 348) at Edinburgh St. George, Lauder Trial. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - KG

Keith Johnston, (Longniddry) – a former Youth Scottish Trials Champion (320 Majesty Yamaha) at Edinburgh St. George, Lauder Trial. – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Gordon M

The late Gordon McMeechan (Montesa Cota 348) a Stevenston member and a great trials character at the Edinburgh St. George, Lauder Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - TBA

T. Blair Anderson (Dechmont) on his 250cc Beamish Suzuki at the Edinburgh St. George, Lauder Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Grant Miller

J. Grant Miller (Avon Valley) Montesa Cota 247 at Edinburgh St. George, Lauder Trial – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - WD

The late Willie Dalling (Montesa Cota 348) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Robin C

Robin Cownie (Bultaco 325) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Ali M

Alastair MacGillivray (Bultaco 325) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - PB

Peter Bremner (Kawasaki KT250) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Peter rode trials and motocross and has been associated with the organisation of the Scottish Six Days Trial since 1974. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - D Moy

Dave Moy (Montesa 348) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Allie Beag

Allie ‘Beag’ Cameron from Fort William – (Montesa Cota 348) at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young, Armadale. Additional Info: Allie ‘Beag’ Cameron was a factory mechanic at Greeves Motorcycles and worked on many of the factory trials and motocross machines. ‘Beag’ is Gallich for ‘small’. He was known to all locally in Fort William as ‘Wee Allie’; ‘The Beag’ or simply ‘Allie Beag’ – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - TDS

Tommy Sandham (Yamaha 250) author of The Honda Trials Story & SSDT books at Scottish Experts & National Trial, Achallader, Bridge of Orchy 1978 – Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - Roy Kerr

Roy Kerr from Lauder on his 325 Bultaco at the Scottish Clubman Trial at Newcastleton in 1978. Roy was a former Scottish Youth Champion and became Scottish Trials Champion in 1980. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - ML

Martin Lampkin (Bultaco 325) at the Scottish Clubman Trial at Newcastleton in 1978. Photo: Jimmy Young

JY - JW

John Winthrop (Bultaco 325) at the Scottish Clubman Trial at Newcastleton, 1978. Photo: Jimmy Young

 

Much, much more still to come! … see ‘Jimmy Young – Take 2’

© – All text copyright: Trials Guru / Moffat Racing, John Moffat – 2016

© – Images: World-wide Copyright Jimmy Young, Armadale, Scotland, UK (All Rights Reserved) – 2016.

Photographs and their copyright:

  • We respect the copyright of our photographers who give us access to their work free of charge.
  • Please do not breach copyright laws by taking images from this website for use elsewhere. Permission has been sought and granted from the copyright owners for the use of images on Trials Guru.
  • We are indebted to our photographers for their continued support of this venture.
  • Please be aware: All photographs displayed on Trials Guru are not held in any archive by the website operator, as the images are the legal intellectual property of the photographer only.
  • We do not sell any images used on Trials Guru, if you wish to purchase a copy, we can put you in touch with the relevant photographer.

More Jimmy Young trials action on Jimmy Young – Take 2 – HERE

Trials GuruDedicated to the sport of trials… running free of charge!

For more on the Scottish Six Days Trial on Trials Guru – Click here: Scottish Six Days

Trials Guru Main INDEX

TG Logo 2

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s