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ACU Trial GB Championships - Latest Update 17th May

Latest Update 17th May

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister one week ago, the ACU Directors held a planned virtual meeting on Tuesday. There were thirteen items on the Agenda but the main discussion was around the Covid-19 crisis and where we are with motorcycle sport. A separate statement has already been...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Devon and Scarborough rounds postponed

Devon and Scarborough rounds postponed

Following the ACU Press Release yesterday the two Devon rounds scheduled for the end of June and the Scarborough event on the 26th July have been postponed. We hope to be able to release a further update early next week.” Our picture shows Toby Martyn (TRRS) at the start of...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Price hits mainstream TV

Price hits mainstream TV

Current British Champion achieved what many others haven't - showing his skills on prime time TV in the form of Britain's Got Talent tonight. Recorded back in February, the Huddersfield based World Class rider gave a confident demonstration on a man made step system before inviting judge David Walliams to...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Championship update 8th April

Championship update 8th April

We are aware that Organisers, Teams, Sponsors and Riders are facing uncertain times and this is likely to continue for some time yet. The ACU is monitoring the situation on a daily basis and will follow Government Guidelines at all times. The safety of everyone is of prime importance. It...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - MacKenzie Trial cancelled for 2020

MacKenzie Trial cancelled for 2020

Whilst completely understandable, it is with regret that we have to announce that the MacKenzie Trial, which was scheduled for June 14th has been cancelled and will not run this year. The Yeadon Guiseley Club announced their decision today, coincidentally the same day as ACU Directors met by video link...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - British Champions out in force at round one.

British Champions out in force at round one.

We reckon that there were British Champions spanning 60 seasons in attendance at Hookwood when round one took place three weeks ago. With seventeen between them, our picture shows Sammy Miller (11) and Malcolm Rathmell (6) watching the action from the Sandpit section. Of course, there were others on site...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Round two St Davids Trial Cancelled

Round two St Davids Trial Cancelled

We have to announce that with regret, but coupled with common sense, the Neath Club have decided to cancel to St David's Trial, which was scheduled to take place on April 5th, due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation. The decision was taken at the weekly Club Meeting held on Monday...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Beta take lead in Manufacturers Championship

Beta take lead in Manufacturers Championship

Assisted by two class wins, Beta have taken an early lead in the Manufacturers Championship with TRRS in second and Montesa/ Honda currently in third. Reigning Champions, Gas Gas currently do not have anyone in the ACU Trial GB class which is likely to effectively rule them out of retaining...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dabill takes comfortable win.

Dabill takes comfortable win.

James Dabill (Beta) displayed the reason for his world number six position when he won the opening round in difficult conditions at Hookwood on Saturday by a massive twenty two marks. Despite failing on the first of twelve sections on lap one where all of his rivals lost minimal marks...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Connor repeats 2019 Trial 2 success.

Connor repeats 2019 Trial 2 success.

Local hero, Sam Connor (Beta) repeated his 2019 victory in the Trial 2 class after a tough day, losing sixty eight marks over the three lap, twelve section course at Hookwood on Saturday. Settling into third on the opening lap of slippery rocks and climbs, big Sam managed to keep...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Yeomans wins ACU Trial Expert opener on Sunday

Yeomans wins ACU Trial Expert opener on Sunday

Having switched to Vertigo during the winter, Sam Yeomans took a close win in the ACU Trial Expert class at a slippery Hookwood venue on Sunday.. With just two marks separating the top four, Yeomans held onto a slender lead he established on the first of three laps to take...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dance wins ACU Trial 125 opening round

Dance wins ACU Trial 125 opening round

Local rider Jack Dance (Gas Gas) took an early lead on the first lap of the opening round of the series which was held at a muddy Hookwood on Saturday. The event, not far from Dance's home base at Horsham, featured many gripless rocks and climbs which deteriorated as the...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dabill, Connor, Yeomans and Dance win opener

Dabill, Connor, Yeomans and Dance win opener

With a masterly display of control, James Dabill (Beta) scored a convincing win in the opening round of the year at Hookwood earlier today. Whilst Dabill had a convincing twenty two marks advantage at the end of three gruelling laps,, local hero, Sam Connor (Beta) snatched a last lap victory...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Live Lap Results on your I Phone

Live Lap Results on your I Phone

The Organising Team are pleased to announce that at noon on Saturday, Trials fans around the world will be able to follow the progress of all of the seventy five riders taking part in the Surrey Cup Trial, which is the opening round of the 2020 series. Developed by...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Two Ex Champions to resume battle.

Two Ex Champions to resume battle.

Although Jack Price will be dressed in green and black as a new recruit to the Vertigo Team, these two riders, pictured at Brimham Rocks in 2019, start as hot favourites to walk away with the coveted Keedwell ACU Trial GB crown at the end of the season. Whilst 2019...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Hanlon to return for full assault.

Hanlon to return for full assault.

Ireland's Josh Hanlon has confirmed that he will be on the start line for the opening round at Hookwood in just over three weeks time. A clash of dates in 2019 meant that the young Irish star had to miss three rounds, including the opener which clashed with an Irish...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - New Sections for Round One

New Sections for Round One

A lot of work has gone on at Hookwood in recent months with some new sections and modifications to existing ones being carried out by the enthusiastic team, headed by Clerk of the Course, Jim Connor. Whilst Jim stressed that the ACU Trial Expert and Trial 125 route will be...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - ACU Awards ceremony big success

ACU Awards ceremony big success

Last weekend saw around six hundred riders attend the annual ACU Awards Dinner at the National Motorcycle Museum. Traditionally January is a difficult time to attract riders as many are in warmer climes training, but for the 2020 version a large number attended. ACU Trial Expert winner, Chris Stay made...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Vertigo to make attack on British Title.

Vertigo to make attack on British Title.

After being in the British Trials wilderness for a few years following James Dabill's success in the middle of the last decade, Vertigo are now making a dramatic challenge for Championship success, with no less than current British Champion, Jack Price being confirmed as their latest recruit. In one of...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Entries open for first round

Entries open for first round

Entries for the opening round of 2020 are now available on the Ride ACU website. The traditional season opener will once again be at the fantastic Hookwood facility which is near West Horsley in Surrey. A lot of work has been done to revamp the compact course in the past...

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