The traditional Lakes Two Day Trial kicked off today with heavy rain affecting the event just before the lunch break.
Previous Scott Trial winners Michael Brown, Jonathan Richardson and James Dabill were all giving their bodies and machines a run out before next week’s 100th Scott.
1984 Scott Winner Nigel Birkett was having a run out on his 300cc Ossa.
120mph TT lap man Kieran Hankin was on a solo machine along with friends Andrew Cripps and Extreme Enduro man Paul Bolton.
Now recovered form the injuries which wrecked his world championship year Jack Challoner (header image) admitted to feeling a little ‘Shaky’.
The new 2015 Scorpa model continues to impress in the hands of Stephen Dixon and looks certain for a bright future in its superb orange colour scheme.
The quiet man of trials Ross Danby on the SXS Jotagas was looking forward to the Scott next week after a week’s holiday abroad with his girlfriend.
John Lampkin’s secret weapon Richard Midgley was looking calm and collected.
Machine Entry Statistics
Gas Gas: 35
All Picture Copyright: John Hulme – Trial Magazine