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Last update on 18 October

Clubs position on Coronavirus here . We will run every event as scheduled as long as we are allowed and the ACU permits

Latest News

Northern Experts Trial Saturday 13th November 2021 details added - entries open Tuesday 19th October at 19:00


24th October 2021 Staffs Moorlands event  see


Pictures from Macc's John MacDonald 20th Sept 21 Trial here


Hipwell/Hartle Trial 5th Sept


Pictures here

David West videos here


Dead Easy Trial 4th Sept 2021




Winsford Trial 1st August

 Pictures here

results here


Dead Easy Trial 31st July 2021

Results here

Pictures here

Report here


Tower Trial raised £2879.53 for the local Rossendale Trust, well done everyone especially Team Eyre


Edgar Series 2021 position  see


Hawks Nest - Fully Open - details here


Dave Rowland Trial 4th July 2021 Wildboarclough

 results  here

report here

 programme here

 observer list here see →


Lots and lots more here including  all of 2020 & everything else from 2005 until now

 For 2021:

See ACU Handbook Trials Standing Regulations  (Page 6 )
TSR.1 for full details

*Note change to B/C class again for 2021:

riders who reach the age of 12 in 2021 (ie born after 31.12.2008) have the option of either:
• Moving to the B class in the year in which they reach 12 yrs on a machine up to 125cc (and being eligible for B Class points) a rider MUST be 12 to ride a 125 mono.

• Remaining in the C Class for another year on a
machine of up to 80cc and retaining eligibility for C Class points.

Youth Age Groups:

A Class born between 01.01.04 and 31.12.05
B Class born between 01.01.06 and 31.12.09*
C Class born between 01.01.09* and 31.12.11
D Class born between 01.01.12 and 31.12.15
E Class: minimum age 4 years at the date of competition. Minimum age for combustion
engine machine is 6 years.


The maximum engine capacity and wheel size permitted for machines used in the age groups set out in this Regulation are as follows:

A&B Class 125cc Mono or 250cc Twinshock**, and Electric up to 10 bhp measured at the rear wheel

**Twinshock machines over125cc must have twin rear suspension and drum brakes at time it was manufactured

C Class Standard & Medium Wheel 80cc, and Electric up to 7 bhp measured at the rear wheel

D Class Medium & Small wheel 80cc, and Electric up to 7 bhp measured at the rear wheel

E Class Small wheel Electric powered machines up to 2 bhp measured at the rear wheel

Wheel sizes

riders must enter the class which covers the wheel size of the machine they take part on

Standard Wheel – 21" Front – 18" Rear
Medium Wheel – 19" Front – 17" Rear
Small Wheel – 16" Front – 14" Rear

The above is based on the wheels of combustion engined machines using motorcycle tyres. If other wheels are used as on current Electric powered machines then the outside diameter (total circumference) of the tyre must not exceed that of the corresponding tyre size.

Engine Sizes

Rebores are permitted subject to the resulting engine capacity not exceeding a tolerance of +3cc

"Pic' of the Day"

Andy 'Fitz' Fitzsimmons captured enjoying Bens Ditch at the last (2019) running of the Northern Experts. 2020 cancelled by Covid lockdown

(click picture for our photo library)


Edgar Trophy Series

Up to date position 2021 series here

Rowland 4th July, Hipwell - Hartle 5 Sept  & Northern Experts 13 November.

Final result 2019 and history 


Practice Venues





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Club Membership page here     

ACU Trials registration / License Form


All land belongs to someone and riding on it requires the owners permission - simple

Practising at ANY Trials venue, with the exception of known practice venues with the landowners permission (see below) is not allowed

If you're caught by the land owner, or if they find there have been riders practising we will lose the use of the venue completely. NO LAND = NO TRIALS!

Click here for practice venues


DATES 2021

Cheshire and North Wales Trials 2021

East Midlands Centre Events 2021

Please note that these dates are what was planned back in October 2020 and are all subject to change. Please check and see see the Events Diary COMING SOON list below for confirmation

Events Diary COMING SOON

Date Club Event Details







Club Trial

Buttyfold Farm, Upperhulme, near Leek (Top land). ST13 8TY We'll run all the usual solo classes with a choice of 3 routes (Hard, 50/50 and Easy).

Entries will be limited, in advance and allocated on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Entrants should message me on Facebook oe email me (see below) giving an email address so that I can send the entry form to them (not available yet so please don't ask!). The form will then be emailed on a 'word' document for you to fill in and return in the same way. THERE WILL BE NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY. Payment will be on the day when you arrive. Number bibs will be provided by the Club.
Further details published nearer the date
Pat Trafford


08:30 AM

Saturday 13th November

M17 Northern Experts Trial

Permit ACU61889

Final Round of Edgar Series

On line entry, early entry = late number. Opening date for entries 19:00 Tuesday 19th October, close when full 130.

Enter here

Uses public roads.

2 laps of 20 sections about 8 miles per lap

2 routes and 50/50, past lower class winners can ride as guests on lower than Northern Expert route.

TSR 22A stop allowed

Start - near Crag Hall, Wildboarclough SK11 0DB, OS ref 987 686 What 3 words ///banter.hems.absorbing

Henry - 07801 065331



Sunday 21st November

M17 Dead Easy Trial

On line entry. Opening date for entries here soon

For solo and sidecars all classes

At Heaton House wedding Farm Start is Field at Willott’s Hill, close to Fairboroughs Farm, about a mile from Heaton House Farm (Wedding Farm), Ruston Spencer, Near Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 0RD. OS map ref SJ 955 610, What3Words: ///vital.uppermost.wipes

The course is wholly on private ground.

The sections will have 2 routes and will be such that on the easier route an experienced Novice would expect to finish on not more than 5 marks. The harder route course will have sections where an Expert should finish clean and an experienced Novice should expect to finish on less than 20 marks. There should be no need for a Conducted Course as the Dead Easy route should be suitable for small wheeled and electric bikes. Those with electric machines should bring spare batteries if possible

£15 adults £5 youths £20 sidecar

Vanessa 07305 560628

Manchester 17's 2021 full events dates list here

Note: can be subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions see note above


(everyone welcome to any of our meetings)

Date Details
every Tuesday

about 21.00

Social get together at the Fiveways Macclesfield Road Hazel Grove  SK7 6BE

Enduro meeting

more news here soon

location map


4 November

 Trials Meeting WIldboar (pub).

click here and use email to ask for an invite - its mostly organising our events (among the sillyness)

20:30 Monday 18 October



AGM  Tuesday 23rd November

Main Committee Meeting

Rising Sun Hazel Grove (for a private room)



Start at 20:00 hrs

The Rising Sun, Junction of Buxton and Macclesfield Roads, Hazel Grove SK7 6AD


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