Full race-recap below with results!
The rain in Texas has caused a few events to be rescheduled. Make sure you click on the Events link for the most up-to-date information on upcoming events.
2015 Texas State MotoTrials Championship:
- Rounds 1-2 Feb 7-8 SORTA, Smithville, TX – COMPLETE
- Rounds 3-4 Mar 7-8 PANHANDLE Trial, Amarillo, TX – COMPLETE
- Rounds 5-6 Apr 18-19 TMT, Twin Hills, Lake Bridgeport, TX **RESCHEDULED**
- Rounds 7-8 Apr 25-26 NTTA, Red River M/C Park, Bulcher, TX
- Rounds 9-10 May 16-17 CTTA, CTOR @ Salado, TX
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Novice/President’s Cup
2015 Novice Cup Champion – Steven Shoecraft
2015 President’s Cup Champion – David Garza
***POSTPONED**** Due to forecasted inclimate weather, the Novice/President’s Cup has been moved to January 17-18.
Don’t miss the 35th annual Novice/President’s Cup January 17-18, 2015. Details are on the events page – http://ntxtrials.com/wordpress/event/2015-novicepresidents-cup-trials/
Thanks to all that showed up for a record turn-out at the annual Hot Dog Trial September 13-14. There were 37 riders on Saturday, and 29 riders on Sunday. The cool front came in and made the weekend weather perfect. The dirt was EPIC and the sections were laid out great. If you didn’t make it out, you missed a great event.
Results have been posted.
Thanks to all that came out for the 35th annual Novice/President’s Cup. We had a good turnout of riders, and a great turnout of spectators for all the Exhibition sections. The weather cooperated and was beautiful.
2014 Novice Cup winner – Benji Dalgleish
2014 President’s Cup winner – David Garza
Event Sign-ups: @ 3:30 p.m. (yes, p.m.) Saturday afternoon, Sections open at 4:30 p.m.,
Sunday Sign-ups: @ 8:00 a.m., Sections open at 9:00 a.m.
Trials Master: Tom Batchelor – firstname.lastname@example.org – (972) 754-9686 or (972) 948-9279
Format: The Trial will be a standard traditional trials format riding in groups of 3 or 4 with 5 sections, 3 loops on Saturday and 6 sections, 4 loops on Sunday.
Classes: Rookie, Novice, Amateur, Vintage, SR/AM, Intermediate, SE, Expert, Master Rookie sections will be OSET friendly!
Entry Fees: Current NTTA members $10.00 entry + $10.00 gate = $20.00 per day Non-members $15.00 entry + $10.00 gate = $25.00 per day
Dinner:……….. A hot dog supper with soft drinks only (BYOB) will begin Saturday, 7:30 pm
All riders are expected to attend the riders meeting
Motorcycle Helmets Required – DOT, Snell, or NATC approved ONLY!
Directions: Located in Bulcher, TX 15-miles north of Muenster, TX on FM Road 373. From Interstate 35 in Gainesville, TX travel west on Hwy 82 to Muenster to only stop light. This is FM 373. Turn North, travel approximately 15-miles to the main entrance to the Red River Motorcycle Park.
NOTE: Fri-Sat arrivals: Enter at Gate 2, gate code 1948. This is normally closed to the public and is located 100 yds west of the Main Gate, near the cattle pens, bike wash, and bath house. IMPORTANT!!!! The Red River M/C Park is closed SATURDAY of this event. NTTA and Trials guests are the ONLY riders allowed on the property on SAT September 7th. When you enter, lock the gate behind you!! ALLOW TRiALS PARTICIPANTS ONLY. The gate MUST remain locked after the TRiALS RIDERS ONLY enter. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
The park will be OPEN to everyone on Sunday September 8, so if you arrive on Sunday, enter through the Main Gate, and tell them you are here for the NTTA Trial. You will be directed to the Trials Camp to register and pay the Gate Fee.
A-Ok Motel – 700 E. Division St. Muenster, Texas 940-759-2268
Lindsay Inn – 312 U.S. 82, Lindsay, TX 940-668-0929
Days Inn 1701 N I-35 Gainesville, Texas 940-665-5555
Budget Host Inn 1900 N I-35 Gainesville, Texas 940-665-2856
Comfort Suites 1715 N. I-35 Gainesville, Texas 940-665-5000 100% NON-SMOKING HOTEL
This past weekend the FIM Trial World Championship kicked off in Japan with the new NO-STOP rule. Many of the riders have voiced their frustrations with the new rules in post race interviews this week. On the other hand there are many riders that are using the new rule to their advantage and with smooth fluent riding have climbed the ladder to set high on the podium. I was curious to see how the observers did at the opening round, so I started my search on the inter-web.
There is not a lot of video posted yet, but I found a spectator who posted 50 or so videos from the two day event. It was very interesting to see how the riders twisted the rules as much as possible to make it look like they were keeping forward momentum. I do have to say that it is kind of fun to watch the more continues action, but I’m still trying to figure out how flipping the bike 180 degrees is considered a forward motion.
View the VIDEOS HERE