Friday November 24th /23

Quiz -Who is this rider and what is the bike and where? ========================================== So yesterday Randy McBee was kind enough to pick me up and take me out for lunch – it was great to catch up on all the Industry news, and also to see the neat hand knitted cardigan that he just had… Continue reading Friday November 24th /23

Thursday November 23rd /23

Below you see a pic of me at the 1992 Scottish Six Days Trial – I’m pointing to the Outlaw cross bar pad that Mick Andrews put on the Yamaha Prototype TYZ which was being ridden by a Japanese Factory rider. – Mick thought it was pretty funny to have that on the Factory bike… Continue reading Thursday November 23rd /23

Wednesday November 22nd/23

Answer to the Tuesday quiz – John Jones, Bob Kelly – Steve Fracy – Trevor Howarth and Stan Bakgaard. – First and only all correct response – Cam Whiffing from Ontario. Quiz for today – Who is this rider? Above is a pic of Stan Bakgaard at the Kelowna Home Show back in 1985 –… Continue reading Wednesday November 22nd/23

Tuesday November 21st/23

Quiz for today – Name all these former Canadian Trials Champions Answer to the Monday quiz – many time World Road Race Champion – Giacomo Agostini. Pete Varey was first in with the correct response. ============================================ So looking back at the huge success of the Classic Costa Brava 2 day – does this not send… Continue reading Tuesday November 21st/23

Monday November 20th/23

Well the weather in the Valley remains sunny and dry – sadly I did not get out on the bike to enjoy it. ( Although I did ride the TRS around the backyard on Saturday -in & out the trees – after changing the oil) They certainly had great weather over in Spain for the… Continue reading Monday November 20th/23

Sunday November 19th/23

Answer to the Saturday Blog quiz – Arthur Browning from the UK – a brilliant “All rounder” Trials-Enduro-MX-Hill climbs AND Speedway!! We saw Arthur at the 1983 ISDE in Wales – He was riding a Yamaha TT 600 the same model that we borrowed from Walt Healy for Pat Horan to ride in our Trophy… Continue reading Sunday November 19th/23

Saturday November 18th /23

Quiz – Who is this rider? Answer to the Friday quiz – Andreu Codina – Harlow & Brett plus Bob got it – Andreu worked for Gas Gas for many years, before joining Sherco – -Now just runs his own Accessory business called “Top Fun” ===========================================> The Costa Brava Two Day Vintage Trial goes this… Continue reading Saturday November 18th /23

Friday November 17th/23

Quiz – who is this rider? Answer to yesterday – The Bike was later called a Cagiva and the guy sitting on it – John Hulme of Trial Mag UK fame Neil Carter was in first with the correct response – followed by the usual Bob Clark, Brett, Harlow. – Stan got in late with… Continue reading Friday November 17th/23

Wednesday November 15th/23

Answer to the Tuesday quiz – Alan(Sid) Lampkin on a 250 BSA the year he made History by being the last rider to win the Scottish on a British 4 Stroke. Only – Brett – Harlow – got this correct – it was a toughie Quiz – Who are these “Old Timers” =========================================== Upcoming Trial… Continue reading Wednesday November 15th/23