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Last update on 16 May

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

Latest News

Dead Easy Trial 14th May 2022

Results here

Picture here

Report here



24 April 2022 Staffs Moorlands Machin Trial Manor Steps Results here and pictures here


Tower Trial Results

Harder Route

50-50 Route

Clubmen Route

Easier Route


10 April 2022 Tower Trial

results (one page) here

pictures here

  rider list here and observer (who's doing what) list here see


Edgar Series post Bemrose position  see


2nd April 2022 Dead Easy Trial Heaton House results here  pictures here

report here


Pete Hallam was awarded the clubs prestigious Committee Award for 2021. Seen here at its presentation by Roger Townsend at the Dead Easy Trial on 2nd April



Lots and lots more here including  all of 2021 & everything else from 2005 until now

 For 2022:

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

*Note change to B/C class again for 2022:

riders who reach the age of 12 in 2022 (ie born after 31.12.2009) 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 01.01.05 and 31.12.06
B Class born between 01.01.07 and 31.12.10*
C Class born between 01.01.10* and 31.12.12
D Class born between 01.01.13 and 31.12.16
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"

Margaret Carter exits the gully of section 9 on her very special Majesty at our Mow Cop Dead Easy Trial on very sunny 14th May

(click picture for our photo library)




Edgar Trophy Series

2022 series current position

Fisher 9th January, Bemrose 26th March, Rowland 3rd July, Hipwell - Hartle 4th Sept  & Northern Experts 12th November.

Final result of 2021 series here


Practice Venues





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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 2022

Manchester 17 MCC Trials dates 2022

Cheshire and North Wales Trials 2022

Midlands Centre Events 2022

Please note that these dates are what was planned back in October 2021 and are all subject to change. Please check and see the Events Diary COMING SOON list below for confirmation

Events Diary COMING SOON

Date Club Event Details


14 May

M17 Dead Easy Trial

Permit ACU 63302

Bodkins Bank Mow Cop.

Results here

Pictures here

Report here

Ken 07977 137018

29 May M17 Dead Easy Trial



22 May NDYM Peaky Boulders Long Distance Trial

Detail here


1 PM

Saturday 25th June

M17 Dead Easy Trial

Hocker Lane

Alderley Edge

Details here soon

30 July M17 New type of Road Trial with very easy sections and course. We're calling it 'The Wobblers Trial' Similar idea to Dead Easy but you get a nice ride around route marked for you. All you need is need a road legal set up.

More details here soon


Manchester 17's 2022 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


12 May

 Trials Meeting WIldboar (pub).

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

Main committee meetings

25 April

27 June

12 Sept

17 Oct

AGM 22 Nov

Main Committee Meeting

NEW VENUE: Main Hall at the High Lane Conservative Club [to left off the foyer]

location map


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