Cycle Trials – Nash Mills

Cycle Trials  Nash Mills, Hertfordshire – April 2016

 Expert class podium - 1st  Toby Smith, 2nd Darren Ring, 3rd Elliott Tickner
Expert class podium – 1st Toby Smith, 2nd Darren Ring, 3rd Elliott Tickner

Nate Robinson (Onnit) won his first cycle trial at the Berkhamsread MCC training ground at Nash Mills Kings Langley, Herts. Dropping just 3 marks on the day and with his 3rd lap being a clean score card. He topped the beginner class podium at the 4th round of the Crowthorne Cycle Championship.

George Clark (Onza) who is usually at home riding motorcycle trials would stand next to Nate on the 2nd spot dropping a total of 17 marks just the one on his last lap on section 1 the concrete waterfall, this was his very first cycle trial so he did very well adjusting to pedal power rules.

Nate Robinson - 1st place Beginner class
Nate Robinson – 1st place Beginner class

The third place was taken by Ben Woodcock (Ozony) who dropped 13 marks on section 6 the tractor tyres and the taped off gulley of rocks. Ben still tops the championship table in this class with 3 rounds to go.

The Novice class which had the most entry’s saw a tie between Casey Moore (Onnit) and Samuel Meeten (Monty) both finishing on 3 marks. Casey taking the win on 16 cleans to Samuels 15. Perry Meeten (Atomz) 5 marks adrift in 3rd place, William Clark (Ekinox) another new rider to cycle trials just the 6 marks lost on his last lap a well ridden trial by him as he too usually has an engine on two wheels.

Samuel Meeten - 2nd place  Novice class
Samuel Meeten – 2nd place Novice class

Scott Wilson (B1K3) would be the overall winner in the Elite class on this occasion with a score of 13. Toby Smith (Ozony) continues in his winning spree in the Expert class with 4 wins under his belt. Darren Ring (GU) took the silver award, Elliott Tickner (Echo)3rd place and Adam Holt just missing the podium. Brian Elsey (Scrap Iron) got better each lap and with just 1 dropped on his last this secured 3rd place for the bronze award and just the 2 marks behind Adam Birchmore (Monty 221PR) in the inter class. Aaron Carpenter (Ozonys) taking gold this time on 15 marks lost.

Scott Wilson - Elite class winner
Scott Wilson – Elite class winner

A nice relaxed Cycle trial held on a bright sunny day.    

Round 5 heads towards Surrey to the Brackendene sports park on the 26th June. The club would like to thank the observers, section setters and all who lent a hand on staging this event and finally thank you to Berkhamstead MCC for the use of their excellent land 

Results for this trial are on Bike trial UK web site.

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