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Founded in 1901, we're Britain’s oldest sporting motor club for motorcycles and cars

Founded in 1901, the Motor Cycling Club is one of the very oldest clubs for the sporting motorist. We have over 1000 loyal and enthusiastic members who enjoy our own particular style of motor sport on two, three, or four wheels. 

We are known mainly for our three great long distance classic reliability trials; the Exeter Trial (held in early January), the Lands End Trial (held at Easter), and the Edinburgh Trial (held in early October). These have all been run since the first decade of the last century with the essential character unchanged and entries still numbered in the hundreds.

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Coming up

Our next event is the Land’s End Trial on 19 & 20 April 2019.

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Fifth Gear tackles the Exeter Trial

Tackling Blue Hills in the Land’s End Trial

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We still need some marshals for the Land's End Trial:

Class R, only takes about 2 hours of time and the following are needed:-
Barton Steep Map ref SS742748 opens about 03:00 Saturday, 4 needed
Langtree Common Map ref SS464164
opens about 05:00 Saturday 2 needed
Hustyn Time Control and Hill Map ref SW987689
11.00 Saturday 6 needed
Class 0 and R Ruses Mill
Map ref SX306785 opens about 09:15 Saturday
4 needed

Main Trial and Class 0 Catsash Map ref ST110276
opens about 23:20 Friday 4 needed
Sutcombe Map ref 180/349118
opens about 03:00 Saturday 4 needed
Darracott Map ref' 190/232173
opens about 04.45 Saturday
A full team of 10 needed,
(one of the traditional great hills).
Wilsey Down (breakfast halt and control)
Map ref 190/181880 opens about 06:00 Saturday
4 needed
Warleggan Map ref SX157687 opens about 08.50 Saturday 6 needed,(one of the traditional great hills).
Perranporth Control Map ref 200/760544
opens about Noon Saturday 2 needed
Blue Hills One Map ref' 204/728517
opens about 12:25 Saturday 4 needed
Finish Control at Loggans Moor Inn opens about 13:55 Saturday An extra 2 needed

You don't have to have a team, one or two at a time would be great, a full team obviously better!
Contact Verdun Webley chief marshal on 01636 923116, or 07950 016636 or v.webley@hotmail.co.uk
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Calling all motorcyclists, the ACU Fred Rist trail bike trial is taking place on 7th July 2019. Entries are now open on the ACU website. A minimum of 50 entries is required before the 9th April to allow the event to take place. So if you’re thinking about it why not enter now? 😎 ...

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The Motor Cycling Club

We’re VERY pleased to once again have Chris Northover participating in the Land’s End Trial this April.

Chris is a journalist, presenter, instructor and former racer who first rode the trial in 2004, and more recently secured a medal astride a BMW Motorrad 1150 GS in 2017.

Chris is perhaps best remembered (so far – he’s only 32!) for his jaw-dropping ‘Storm the Embassy’ video made using an electric OSET Bikes at the former Russian Consulate in London:Chris Northover rides his Oset electric trials bike in, under and on the old Russian consulate on the infamous Billionaires Row. This video is packed with ex...
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