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ACU Trial GB Championships - Bumper entry for Round One

Bumper entry for Round One

With entries now closed, the organising Hookwood Club have accepted seventy three entries for the first round which takes place in just over one weeks time on SATURDAY March 7th. Whilst the ACU Trial GB class now consists of just seven world class riders who will do battle over the...

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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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ACU Trial GB Championships - Roberts confirms ACU Trial GB Class for 2020

Roberts confirms ACU Trial GB Class for 2020

Iwan Roberts, who has been plagued by injury and illness for the past two seasons has confirmed he will once again be competing in the ACU Trial GB class this year. The Ex Trial 2 World Champion will once again compete on a 300cc TRRS UK sponsored machine and is...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Chilton decides to step down to Trial 2

Chilton decides to step down to Trial 2

Scorpa's top scorer in 2019 by finishing sixth in the main category, Whitby's Andy Chilton has announced that he will step down to the ACU Trial 2 Class for 2020. Very consistent performances netted the twenty eight year old sixth position in 2019 which also boosted the Scorpa position in...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - ACU Trial 125 criteria explained.

ACU Trial 125 criteria explained.

We would like to take this opportunity to explain the criteria for the ACU Trial 125 Class this year. In a simple format the class will be open to riders on 125cc machines from the age of fourteen upwards and split into two categories, Youths and Adults. For Youth riders,...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - ACU Trial 2 contender remains with Gas Gas.

ACU Trial 2 contender remains with Gas Gas.

Widely tipped as a possible title challenger in the Trial 2 Class of ACU Trial GB this coming season, Richard Sadler has resigned with Gas Gas, again supported directly by UK Importer John Shirt - JST Gas Gas UK. The twenty six year old from Leyburn has a super smooth...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dabill confirmed for full attack in 2020

Dabill confirmed for full attack in 2020

Ex British Champion and current world number six, James Dabill has renewed his contract with Beta and at the same time confirmed that he will be contesting all eight rounds of ACU Trial GB together with the Trial GP World Championship, SSDT and Scott Trials next year. Recognised as Britain's...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Sammy Miller latest Partner recruit

Sammy Miller latest Partner recruit

We are delighted to welcome Sammy Miller as an official Sponsor for the 2020 championship. Whilst the Keedwell Group will remain as title sponsor for the year, Series Manager Brian Higgins visited the eleven times British Champion’s Museum last month with ex British and European Sidecar Champion, Colin Dommett and...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Martyn signs for TRRS

Martyn signs for TRRS

British number two, Toby Martyn has signed to ride for the TRRS factory in the Trial GP championship, whilst the British Importer, Steve Saunders, has secured the talented Cornishman for the ACU Trial GB series. With both equally pleased with the tie up, Toby was in dominant form on his...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Some important changes to 2020 Series.

Some important changes to 2020 Series.

Whilst the dates and venues are already published on this website, some important changes will feature for 2020 following a recent meeting with the Trials and Enduro Committee. Obviously, the existing marking systems were considered but it was felt that for this series there was an opportunity for 12 months...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - 2020 Dates announced. Updated.

2020 Dates announced. Updated.

The Trials & Enduro Committee are now in a position to announce dates for the eight round series in 2020. For more specific details of each round please go to the CALENDAR section on this website.. The dates are as follows; Saturday March 7th Hookwood, Surrey. Sunday April 5th Neath,...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Dates and Venues for 2020 coming soon.

Dates and Venues for 2020 coming soon.

We apologise for the fact that no dates or venues have been released for 2020, but rather than issue a list which may change due to Trial GP and FIM Europe dates clashing, it has been decided to wait until the above are confirmed. A meeting with key members of...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Plans in place for 2020 series.

Plans in place for 2020 series.

Plans are well advanced for the series in 2020 with the ACU Trials & Enduro Committee discussing venues, classes and marking later this week. The FIM held a meeting in Ibiza at the weekend where many Federations voiced their opinions on how the Trial GP series will be conducted in...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Gas Gas confirmed as Manufacturers Champions.

Gas Gas confirmed as Manufacturers Champions.

Having been in a tight contest with Beta in the early rounds, Gas Gas edged clear from the mid season onwards and in the end won the important Manufacturers Championship by a comfortable sixty two points. Making a late challenge, TRRS actually edged into second with double wins in the...

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ACU Trial GB Championships - Honours shared in ACU Trial GB Class at last round

Honours shared in ACU Trial GB Class at last round

With Jack Price (Gas Gas) confirmed as champion on Saturday, it was the turn of Jack Peace (Sherco) to take an emphatic win at the final round which took place near Dunlop in Scotland on Sunday. Riding at the back of the field, Peace avoided maximum penalties in a controlled...

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