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Your Never Too Old To Renew Your Love With A Dirt Bike.

25 Years on from my last dirt bike… About 25 years ago I decided that perhaps I would call it a day with regards to riding a dirt bike. I went off and tried some other stuff, like golf, for … Continue reading

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Who were you racing against at that motocross meeting?

 You gotta start somewhere riding motocross!  As mentioned in a previous post, I started my motocross career aboard a twin shock 500cc Honda XR which was an enduro bike and not really suited for the rigours of motocross, but it … Continue reading

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1985 British Enduro Champonships : Yorkshire

Never give up when enduro racing! Back in the mid eighties, I was right there, in the thick of it, riding all of the British Enduro Championship rounds on my trusty twin shock 500cc Husqvarna 4 stroke. The bike was the same one that … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Motocross

Motocross Riding: Brave or Foolish? I recall the first motocross meeting that I took part in. It was in 1982 at a track not far from my hometown. It had rained the previous week and the conditions were ugly to say … Continue reading

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Motocross? Scrambling? It’s all the same on a dirt bike…

Playing in the dirt on a dirt bike The phrase dirt bike if fairly modern, back in the day, motocross used to be called scrambling ( showing my age now ) so for the sake of this post we will … Continue reading

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First Time Out At The 1984 International Six Days Enduro On A Husqvarna Dirt Bike

Serious Dirt Bike Fun? I thought it might be fun, within the next few  posts, to share some of my exploits over a six year period with regard to riding in the annual ISDE on a 500cc dirt bike. It … Continue reading

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So, you want to ride an enduro bike, eh!

A Featured Article On Enduro Racing   Enduro racing, as the name suggests is a sport that requires a strong mind set as the terrain travelled can be very tight and twisty threading yourself between trees or travelling at speed … Continue reading

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