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CORE WEEKENDER 
2014 -  2/3rd August

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   Videos   

Honda Redmoto Zanardo EWC Team - Video 

Beta factory rider Justin Sode riding the pines of South Carolina. Video 

French Championship at Scaer - Video 

Shane Watts Tech tips  - Handlebars Brakes Radiators 

Testing with Tom Sagar & Brad Freeman - Video 

Official Fight Like A Girl Fest at Baskerville Hall 2014 - Video 

2014 Enduro of Limousin -  Video 

2014 Last Dog Standing Extreme - Video

2014 Tattersalls Finke Desert Race - Video 

Jonny Walker Erzberg hteadcam 

Taddy wins 2014 X games in Austin - Video 

Erzberg 2014 - Video - highlights 

2014 BSEC Rd3 Tetbury Video

Homero Diaz - Global Journey - Video

Dakar 2014 Broadlink KTM Rally Team
Riaan van Niekerk and Darryl Curtis prepare for the 2014 Dakar Rally in the Namibian desert for the final time. Video

Ben Grabham prepares for Dakar 2014 - Video

Wild and Woolly 2013 - Details

Red Bull KTM Racing's Dakar Rally Team Build-Up Details

Finally a timely reminder of the dangers of winter river crossings - Video 

The Modern Motorcycle Diaries Alex Chacon's epic motorcycle journey from North to South and back across the Americas. Video

Team GB at the 2013 ISDE - Video 

Meo & Nambotin win 2013 EWC titles Video 

Scooter Man Video 

1960 Scrambling Video

????? Video 

Liverpool SuperEnduro preview with Jonny Walker - Video 

Fast Eddy in America Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 

Urban Trials Riding Video  

Tom Lister's Erzberg Video 

1956 Checkoslovakian ISDT - Video 

Johnny Walker in LA - Video 

Dougie Lampkin at Red Bull - Video

Isle of Man TT - Video 

Man and Machine Extreme Enduro Race, Hard Enduro Race (Part 1)
Video 

Robbie Maddison jumps 278 feet over Corinth Canal in Greece Video

KTM Enduro Factory Team 2013 - A Story of Success Video 

Mitch Harper - Australia's highest ranked privateer - Video 

Robbie Maddison Jumps Arc De Triumphe, Las Vegas - Video

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26/27th
July
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BSEC

British Sprint Enduro Championship
Black Dog Wood
The penultimate round of the 2014 British Sprint Enduro Championship  got off to a slow start at the ambulance was held up in traffic but the weather was glorious and everyone made the most of the Summer sun. The lap consisted of a stubble field and long woodland stage through Black Dog Woods. Most of the riders walked the course through the trees which is a popular pastime with the locals - if fact the area has quite a doggy reputation. The field were given 2 sighting laps to pass the time although most of the test pilots should have been given a cooling glass of camomile tea before they started. At noon the ambulance arrived and the racing began. The planned schedule of 10 laps was cut to 6 with a back to back final for the Elites. Danny McCanney (Beta 300) was in great form and he won the first 6 test before he coasted home on the last heat in 3rd to win with a 30 second margin. Jamie McCanney was clearly his brother's time keeper and Jamie pushed Danny hard over the first 4 heats but he crashed on the 5th lap and dropped 30 seconds. Despite a bruised thigh he made up time on the last 2 test but he had to settle for 2nd. Steve Holcombe improved all day and he finished 3rd. Jamie Lewis stayed with Steve and he managed a 4th on a course that really did not suit him. Tom Sagar was riding a KTM 300 2T. Whether or not the bike suited him is difficult to say. He finished 5th. Birthday Boy Josh Gotts (TM) took home a nicely wrapped parcel of maximum points in the Under 23 class. Joe Wootton was the best Under 19. 
Day 2.
After an uncertain start Steve Holcombe earned his first BESC overall win. Danny McCanney crashed on his 4th lap but he carried on to take 2nd and secure the Championship. Tom Sagar returned to his KTM 450 and he finished 3rd. Daryl Bolter was 4th. Jamie Lewis's reservations about Black Dog Wood proved to be well founded as he crashed on his 4th lap and injured his leg. A tough season for Jamie McCanney continued with a dislocated shoulder on the last lap. Rob Johnson (MPS Racing) was the best Under 23,
Fraser Flockart was the runner up and Josh Gotts (TM) was 3rd. Robin Wiss aggravated an existing knee injury and he was forced to retire. Brad Freeman (Colwyn Bay KTM) won the Under 19 class ahead of Joe Wootton and Lee Sealey  Charlie Frost and Aaron Edwards retired. Jack Staines was the best 125 Youth rider. 15 year old Alex Walton was 2nd and Robbie Wallace was 3rd. Carl Brogden (TM) won the Expert  2nd Charlie Evans and 3rd Sean Eckersley, Andrew Reeves was the best Expert Vet, Simon Ellway Club Vet. Tom Ellwood won the Clubman class. Greg Hurley snapped his bars. Jane Daniels was the best woman and Katie Walker was runner up Results  Round 9 Round 10

 


Colwyn Bay KTM Team Tom Sagar & Brad Freeman mid season - UPDATE

 
TracknTrail

Track n Trail GNCC Scramble
Ridgeway dominates heats but Studley wins Battle in Super Final!
Saturday 19th July saw Track n Trail’s first ever Grand National Cross Country Scramble. Whilst the rest of the country saw thunderstorms and rain, the sunny conditions at Thorncombe were perfect for riders to make the most of this exciting, fast and flowing track. Riders were buzzing from the 45 minute blasts across the 3 miles of long wide scramble tracks, over climbs, descents and stream crossings.
In the Experts, having chased young Matt Ridgeway, on his Mid West Husqvarna, in the first two heats of the Track n Trail GNCC on the superb, fast and flowing scramble course H2O sponsored Phil Studley was determined to take the final and in the end experience won out as he took the final by over 1 minute.
Don’t forget next Freeride 3rd August, when we return to the incredibly popular course at Scrubs Farm Nr Winchester Post code SO24 0HR. Book a Ride at www.trackntrail.co.uk  Its filling up fast so please book in soon.
 
Jonny Walker

 
Italy

ITALIAN ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP - PEDEROBBA (TV)
Tough race, but great results!
Scorching heat, binding and very technical special test, a very spectacular enduro test with some extreme enduro features, these were the characteristics of the sixth round of the Assoluti d'Italia Enduro Championship held last weekend in Pederobba, near Treviso, north-east Italy. Details - 4th place overall for TMs Aigar Leok - Details 

 
France

The French Motorcycling Federation have announced their teams for the 2014  ISDE in Argentina 3rd/8th November Details 

 
BEC


Tom Sagar wins Knighton
19/20th July

On Friday afternoon Mid Wales basked in a Mediterranean heatwave as the competitors gathered for the 3rd Round of ACU Edmondson Racing British Enduro Championship near Knighton. The golden sun shone down on the drying fields of yellowing corn as the riders walked the tests but it was not to last as heavy overnight rain drenched the Radnor Forest. Report - Photos - Results 

Romaniacs Results 1 Jonny Walker 2 Graham Jarvis 3 Wade Young 4 Paul Bolton 5 Andreas Lettibichler
Romaniacs

Brits dominate the Red Bull Romaniacs
Results
Paul Bolton won the prologue. In the main race Jonny Walker and Graham Jarvis battled for the top step of the podium Reports - Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Videos Prologue - Day 1Day 2Final Day Riders Jonny Walker Graham Jarvis
 
France
French Enduro Championship
19/20th July
Under the heavy heat of a beautiful July day that closes the first day of racing Villebret. ASM Villebret, Moto Club organizer, will have to draw on all its resources to succeed in organizing this wonderful race. Details
 
SEEC
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SEEC Hare n Hounds 
Embley Wood 
Hosted by Carshalton MCC
20-07-14 

Report Rich Troth

It’s been a long time since Embley Wood was used for an Enduro, a pure forest event in perfect conditions albeit a tad small in length hence why only 80 riders but what Carshalton did do was make a cracking loop with no stoppers or hazards that was enjoyed by all.

Championship Class
Was great to see James Jackman riding in the SEEC again and it was not long before we realised he has not lost any of his magic, despite a few early bar to bar duelling with Phil Wiffen it wasn’t long before Jacko took control and took victory by over a lap with 26 laps completed, runner up Phil Wiffen did all he could to keep Jacko in his sights but credit to Phil he is still carrying an injury, Si Beken 3rd on a track he seemed very at home on, 4th on equal laps as Beken was Jason Bowen who had to work so hard on the little 2T to get momentum to pass slower riders on the single track areas. Report -
Photos 

 
Fast Eddy Racing


Knighter wins EnduroX
Round 2 - Ashby

Eddy’s Enduro-X provided the crowds at Ashby Moto Parc with the most spectacular racing ever witnessed at the venue on Wednesday evening. Report Postscript The next night David Knight won an EnduroX at Glenarm Carrigfergus Report 

 
RideOffroad


Putoline 4 Hour Series Final Round
Houson’s Blasts Ellington Apart!!
Report: ROR Media Images: CH-Images
The final round of the RideoffroadUK Putoline backed 4 hour enduro series reached its climax at Ellington Banks last Sunday. It turned out to be some of the closest class battles of the season to date. The Sportsman team class and overall series win went to Mark and Marc Vardy; they won the race by a mere 2 seconds after 4 long hours of racing from Chris Vines and Ryan Newberry. Details

 
Trials

FIM Trial World Championship
Trials return to its place of birth
The British Grand Prix this coming weekend marks round six of eight in the 2014 FIM Trial World Championship. With a mere four points separating the two main title contenders the two days of action at the Nord Vue venue near Penrith may prove decisive in the ultimate fight to become King between Toni Bou – Repsol Honda and Adam Raga – Gas Gas. Details

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Steve Plain are now an official White Power Suspension Service Centre - Details 


Extreme event bike hire 

Forthcoming Events

Welsh ISDE Team News
Mike Davies is stepping down as the Welsh ISDE team manager at the end of 2014. Mike would like to thank all the sponsors, clubs, helpers and not forgetting the riders who have helped to achieve some fantastic results over the years against World class competition. 
Anyone interested in taking on the position should contact Mike on 07710 947480 or email mike.davies.tools@gmail.com 
To finish his term in office Mike is taking a team of Junior riders to the last round of the UEM in the Czech Republic on the 6/7th September. The riders will be Adam James, Garin Rosser and Joe Wootton. This will be their first time in International competition and they will be riding under the MCC of Wales banner supported by the Sports Council of Wales.
Mike feels that it is important to encourage the younger riders as they are the future of Enduro in Wales. If anyone would like to support the team you can contact Mike as above

CORE -  WEEKENDER 2014
On the weekend of 2/3rd August we will be holding our annual weekender at the fabulous ‘Hometown’ Farm on Exmoor. This stunning venue is set in the heart of the Ex valley and really offers something for everyone. The site is in excess of 350 acres comprising of undulating fields, woodland, hills and valleys. We have created the track so it is suitable for all levels so if you are just looking for a potter round the fields or if you are looking for the challenge of the extreme ups and downs the choice is yours. We are on site for the full two days so there is plenty of ride time, we will be running a ‘King of the Hill’ competition and a timed special test for those who are looking for that added bit of competition – Prizes for the winners.
Two days of riding 9.30am – 5pm
On site toilets
On site catering – Quality food and drink is available to buy from ‘Love Food’.
On site Paramedics – Countywide Medical will be keeping you safe as usual
Camping
Fire pit
‘King of the Hill’ competition
Timed special test section
Prices – In advance by PayPal
Saturday Pass - £30.00
Sunday Pass - £30.00
Weekend Pass - £55.00
Camping per van/Tent - £10.00
www.coreoffroadevents.co.uk 


9/10th August
Enduroland THE CHACOMBE 10
10 hour enduro and ciderfest - Seales Hill Farm, Charcombe near Banbury, OX17 2BH - Details - Entry 

Welsh Motorcycle Federation Solo Enduro Championship Bwlchciliau Enduro Sunday 10th August 2014 organised by Builth Wells Motor Club
This year’s event has been brought back to the 10th August to take advantage of the Mediterranean weather offed in Mid Wales at that time of year.
The club has been has been working hard to improve this year’s event by reversing and lengthening the test and improving the going of the 10 mile lap.
The course is suitable for all abilities with plenty of marshes on hand to assist and encourage if required.
Hope to see you on Sunday 10th
Builth Wells MC Regs

Entry Forms for the forthcoming Rhayader 2 Day Enduro are now available.
This is a return for this high profile enduro, which hasn’t run since 2006. As previous this will be a round of the ACU British Enduro Championship & will run on Saturday/Sunday 30th/31st August. The event will start at the Club’s popular hillside venue at Cwmythig, 2 miles north of the Rhayader, right in the heart of Mid-Wales. The course will include forestry sections in the in-famous Waun, Cwmysgawen, Cwmcynydd & Red Lion Forests, with a X-Country styled Special Test at Saintswell & a Motocross Test at Cwmythig. The lap will be approximately 40 miles in length, the amount of laps to be completed will decided nearer the time. The event will have a Parc Ferme & the route will be reversed for day 2. There are classes for Championship, Expert, Clubman, Veteran Over 40’s, Veteran Over 50’s, Ladies & Sportsman. On-Line entries are now open from the ACU entries website - Entries Or simply send in the completed attached Entry Forms. For further information, check out the Clubs website – www.rdmcc.co.uk  


The original Fast Eddy is back at Hawkstone Park.
4th and 5th October.

Some fifteen years after the initial Hawkstone Park Fast Eddy event, the first ever high-profile Hare and Hounds, Paul Edmondson returns to this iconic venue with spectacular plans to reset the bar in terms of showmanship.

A series of races will run throughout the weekend of October 4-5th, attracting many of the top names from the worlds of Motocross and Enduro. This really will be a Clash of the Titans in the Pro class with several top riders already confirmed to ride the event.

Paul Edmondson already has a number of events in mind and the weekend will include a FED day followed by the GBXC Sprint Nationals, Youth race, Steady Eddy and a return to the original Fast Eddy event to round off the weekend at this World-class venue where riders and spectators can enjoy the electric atmosphere that is sure to be present throughout the weekend.

Although the original Fast Eddy at Hawkstone was a memorable event Paul Edmondson now has fifteen more years of experience in running top-notch events, every ounce of which will be used to ensure that the 2014 outing will be one of the most memorable of all time with a return of the start-line girls, National anthem and several other surprises in store.

Entries open on August 1st and a significant discount is on offer for riders who enter before September 1st. Entry information will be posted on www.gbxc.co.uk  and is also available by calling 01543 370070. Even though Hawkstone Park is possibly the highest profile venue in the UK, prices will, as with all Fast Eddy events, be very reasonable and affordable..

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