Monday March 30th 2020

The two pics below, were taken 50 years apart - Turk Perepuklin from Victoria - Top on a Bultaco Sherpa T and bottom  on a Beta Evo 200 that we supplied back a couple of years.  Turk spent most of his time racing in ISDE competition or Cross Country events, but can still ride a Trials bike very well -

These days, he can be seen (or maybe not) out on the Vancouver Island Trails on his new Electric Start TRS  250 Xtrack.
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video for today >>>>>>> post

And this one by Ricky of the 2015 Outlaw. Good stuff.

And this one’s for Walter >>>>>>

Fantic 240 at the Trials Training Center


Like a lot of people - I’m spending a lot of time surfing the net these days, interesting stuff, but also a lot of garbage.

However I saw one caption of a Scramble pic from back in the day in the UK - which said - The rider had a big “Prang” - Had to laugh at this unusual English term which originated from the RAF - when a Pilot would crash his airplane., and get shit from other pilots.

It’s a few years now since we hosted the first WTC National Trial in Revelstoke   BC - When I was first approached by the club .  - I remember all the enthusiasm for putting on the event  and it turned out fantastic - the idea of running it out of the Lodge parking lot - almost like a World Trial setting in a spot that is hard to beat for scenery - It was ideal for ( in my opinion).

The local coverage of this event was huge and I really thought that Revvy would become a Mecca for Trials riders - not just from Canada, but from overseas.

Unfortunately - Trials is a very unique sport, and most people don’t even understand it - I think this has been the biggest problem in recent years, when the average person looking at buying an Off road bike - thinks an Enduro is what they need.  ( Guys talk their wives girlfriends into something that they hate  and bikes they can’t ride)
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The great Hugh Viney on a Scottish section.
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And finally a memory from a few years ago when Taff & Kevin stayed over.

'Another superb meal, by Babsy, enjoyed by Taff & Kevin'


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