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The Somerton British Bike Only Classic Trials Weekend 2017

If you have a trials bike and have always fancied having a go but not been quite sure, then this is the place to have a try! There are trials on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning with a choice of 3 routes with the ‘gentleman’s route’ being very easy.

The whole atmosphere is laid back and great fun and would provide a great introduction to trials or just to have a ride around. There will also be plenty of GRA members around to give advice or help with mechanical problems or any other issues. It really is a great weekend so why not come down, have a ride and a good laugh!

Event Details:

Venue: Lower Pitts Farm Priddy, near Wells, Somerset, BA5 3AZ 10th & 11th June 2017

The Somerton Classic Motorcycle Club are pleased to announce our sixth annual running of this event.

Saturday: An afternoon event, of 2 laps of 12 sections, over a 2-mile lap all on one farm with no road work, starting at 2pm.

Sunday: Will start at 10am, of 4 laps of 12 sections.

Routes:
‘A’ hard route for the experienced regular rider
‘B’ easy route .suitable for 50’s machines & clubmen riders.
‘C' very easy route pre-war & rigid bikes & gentleman riders.

Our objective is to provide a sporting weekend’s riding of classic machinery for everyone regardless of age or ability, with the emphasis on enjoyment, without risk to man or machine. Period marking will be employed i.e. non-stop and 1, 3, 5 (dab, footing, stopping or deviation from section)

Classes:
‘1’ Pre 1970 unit four stroke,
‘2’ Pre-unit & four stroke twins
‘3’ Pre 1970 two stroke
‘4’ Rigid
‘5’ Gentleman any of above machines on ‘C’ route
‘6’ Sidecars any of the above machines riding 'B' or 'C' route
‘7’ Specials

NB; SPECIALS - highly modified machines i.e. replica frames that do not follow original form, two strokes with reed valves fitted, Japanese forks or carburettors.

Please be honest as the club will ask entrants to ride in this class if it deems the machine does not fit the spirit of the period. We are a Classic Club and want to encourage the use of original machines.

On Site will be basic camping facilities, toilets, water supply. Catering van .

Caravan club site and local pubs are nearby in Priddy village.

Check out our website for further events www.somertonclassicmotorcycleclub.co.uk

Lots of Smiley Faces!
An Ex-Don Smith Anglian Framed Between the Heavyweights!
Fred Clutterbuck (R) is also a Keen Cotton Man!