Thursday July 4th/24- BIG DAY FOR USA.

Greetings to all our American Friends on this special day ===================================== The CPTA are hosting this >> support our TdN team! Event Details: Date: July 7 Location: Ioco Trails Time: Poker Run starts at 10 AM, followed by a BBQ lunch Poker Run: ======================================= Suitable for: Junior riders and up Don’t Get Lost: We will… Continue reading Thursday July 4th/24- BIG DAY FOR USA.

Wednesday July 3rd/24

Today is a BIG birthday day for our family as our Helen turns the big 60!!! Wow ! we still find it hard to believe, – here she is last year on her birthday when we gave her this framed pic of her at age 12 riding her TY 175. – Yes she was good.… Continue reading Wednesday July 3rd/24

Tuesday July 2nd/24

Well! we hope you all had a great Canada Day – although it was sure a wet one in the Valley – we didn’t venture far from home and late in the day I watched the Erzberg Rodeo on You Tube – the Go Pro video is awesome and while we know from experience the… Continue reading Tuesday July 2nd/24

Sunday June 30th/24

Answer to the last quiz – It was Gordon Jackson again trying out a Honda “Tiddler” Trial bike – not sure what that was all about – but Brett figured it out. ================================== Saturday I decided to spend time fitting the Xtrack kit to the 2024 TRS RR 250 – it takes a while from… Continue reading Sunday June 30th/24

Saturday June 29th/24

Here we are the last weekend of June/24 – sure seemed to come around quickly. Here is a neat shot of Jordi on the first Beta Zero Prototype – as we have told the story before – we saw him on this at the 1989 Scottish, but it only lasted one day when the rad… Continue reading Saturday June 29th/24

Friday June 28th/24

Answer to the last quiz – Gordon Jackson – famous for winning the Scottish Six Day Trial in 1961 losing only one dab. Brett was in as usual, Harlow – Roger and Pete Varey. We will likely soon see the hot dry weather return to the Forests and a reminder that all dirt bikes need… Continue reading Friday June 28th/24

Thursday June 27th/24

Answer to the last quiz – Thierry Michaud at the Scottish – an event he won three times – Brett was first in as usual, followed by Harlow, Roger, Pete from OZ and Pete Varey Here is another great pic by Deryk Wylde – but who is the rider?? ========================================== And here is a typical… Continue reading Thursday June 27th/24

Wednesday June 26th/24

Answer to the last quiz – Max King a UK writer and Trials enthusiast – He put out a great book in the early 1950’s on Trials riding, that I read over a few times, as a young lad – talked about technique on cambers and dead leaves etc as I recall. John Kitchener was… Continue reading Wednesday June 26th/24

Tuesday June 25th/24

Answer to the Monday quiz – Olga Kevelos who was a brilliant rider and later became an FIM board member – She is shown riding a Francis Barnett. – Brett was in first. – Roger Boothroyd and Peter from OZ also got it. Quiz today – Who is this? – Hint – He wrote a… Continue reading Tuesday June 25th/24