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We currently organise around 29 trials every year, with competitive classes for all types of  British bikes from pre-unit rigid and girders to unit twins. Our trials feature eased clubman/rigid routes to suit all standards of rider where appropriate.

A further 'Gentleman's Route' is to be introduced for 2022 on a white flagged route to be called Class W in both the Championship and Pre-unit events. The sections will be designed for beginners and senior riders looking for easier sections and a less taxing day's riding.

Championship Trials

A series run over 10 rounds with competitive classes for both unit and pre-unit machines,

There are 4 routes. Premier (hardest) for classes A, D, E, F, G and S. - Intermediate (medium) for class i -

Clubman (easier) for B, C, J, K, K/S, T, V and the new Class W.  Classes of vehicles are set out on the 'Rules' page.

Pre Unit Trials

A series run over 10 rounds with competitive classes for pre-unit bikes. Unit construction bikes are allowed to enter on a non-competitive basis. There will be two routes  (medium) and easy for Class W.

The Captain's Trial

Staged entirely on private land on the historic Castle Carr Estate, a former hunting estate with a faux castle and water gardens. The terrain offers a  superb mixture of steep wooded hill sides, rocky gullies and stream sections spread across a wide area. The event consists of 3 laps of 15 sections with catering and trade stands at the start. This events attracts the largest entry on our calendar. Places are limited and entries must be made by post before the event.

Big Bike Trials

Run over 2 rounds, the competitive classes are limited to pre-unit bikes and large capacity twins (Classes A,B,C,G, and J).  Other classes of bikes are welcome on a non-competive basis, There is one medium/easy route. The Bob Barker Trophy goes to the rider losing the lowest total marks lost in all rounds.

Northern British Bike Championship Round (NBBC)

We run a round of the Northern Bike series. Starting and finishing at the Guide Inn, the West Riding Trial is a road trial of around 30 miles, crossing lots of Pennine moorland, and is open to all classes of pre 65 four stroke and pre 70 two stroke British machines.


Road Bike and Trail Bike Runs

Despite a full trials calendar, we organise occasional runs out for club members with road bikes new and old and also Trail bike rides.


Classic Bike Show

We organise an annual classic bike show at the Bronte Hotel, all proceeds and a club donation are shared between the Manor Lands Hospice, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and The Cellar Trust.


Presentation Dinner

We subsidise an annual dinner usually In March for club members and partners

where the awards are presented to the class winners.


Christmas Dinner

We organise a Christmas dinner at The Bronte Hotel, Haworth. All club

members and partners are invited.


News Letter

We publish occasional news letters which are circulated to all members either

by email or snail mail.




Yorkshire Classic Motorcycle Club Ltd

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