Trials magazine 108

On sale from 28 June 2024

116 pages of trials and classic trials including • Full report of 2024 Scottish SIx Days Trial • Rounds 1 and 2 of 2024 ACU Trial GB British Championship • 2024 Pre-65 Scottish Two-day Trial • Mari Borràs and the ‘The Yellow Gripper’ Ossa TR-80 • FIM World Trials Championship 2024 rounds to date and a look back at 1984 • Jordi Tarres talks about TRRS

On sale from 28 June 2024

Features in Trials 108 …

Sport – Scottish Six Days Trial 2024

SSDT 2024 leaving the Corran Ferry
Photo credit: Trials Media.

Our full coverage of this prestigious event includes a catch up with winner, Jack Price; an introduction to the venue, daily results and photos, a full awards list and also an insight into the women competitors this year.

Sport – The 2024 ACU Trial GB British Championship

TrialGB 2024 Round 1 winner Billy Green(Scorpa)
Photo credit: Trials Media.

Totally different riding conditions for Round 1 in April at Fell Green in the Lake District and for Round 2 at Hookwood Trials Centre in Surrey in June, provided a good start to the 2024 adult championship season. The the action was as close as ever in the fight for the titles in three classes.

Classic Sport – 2024 Pre-65 Scottish Two-day Trial

Pre-65 Scottish Two-day Trial 2024 winner Dan Clarke (500 Ariel)
Photo credit: Trials Media.

To many, this is the ultimate Pre-65 experience – two days of trials around the Highland venue of Kinlochleven. With an oversubscribed entry reduced by ballot to 200, a tiebreak decided the winner in this 40th year of the event putting Dan Clarke (500 Ariel) ahead of Ben Butterworth (500 Ariel).

Classic Untold – Mario Borràs and the Ossa TR-80

Photo credit: Ossa.

Part one of our two-part feature on the development of the Ossa TR-80 – the yellow gripper – and the man behind it, Mario Borràs.

Classic Photo Album – From the Camera of Alan Vines

SSDT 1974 Mick Andrews Yamaha GBR photo credit Alan Vines
Photo credit: Alan Vines.

Alan Vine captures the action of the Scottish Six Days Trial in 1974.

Classic International – 1984 FIM World Trials Championship

FIM Trial World Championship 1984 Eddy Lejeune (Honda-BEL). Photo-credit-Mauri-Fontsere-Collection-and-Giulio-Mauri-Copyright
Photo credit: MauriFontsere Collection image copyright Giulio Mauri.

23-year-old Belgian rider Eddy Lejeune edges ahead in Round 5 and Round 6 of the 1984 FIM World Trials Championship in France and West Germany.

Catch-Up – In conversation with Jordi Tarres

Jordi Tarres of TRRS
Photo credit: Vincent Boudet.

Vincent Boudet talks with seven-times FIM Trial World Champion, Jordi Tarres, about his successful motorcycle brand TRRS and gets some honest answers.

International – 2024 FIM Trial World Championship

FIM TrialGP Women 2024 Rounds 1 & 2 Japan Sofia Rabino (Beta-ITA)
Photo credit: Pep Segales.

Sofia Rabino (Beta-ITA) in action in Rounds 1 and 2 of TrialGP-Women in Japan.  In the wider competition, Toni Bou, Alex Canales, George Hemmingway and Emma Bristow top of the leader boards after the 2024 championship rounds in Japan and Andorra, with five classes to be contested: TrialGP, Trial2, Trial3, TrialGP Women and Trial2 Women over the year.

Retro – 1984 Scottish Six Days Trial

Scottish Six Days Trial 1984 Tony Scarlett (Yamaha-GBR)
Photo credit: Eric Kitchen.

Tony Scarlett (Yamaha-GBR) at the 1984 Scottish Six Days Trial where the much sought-after victory for Fantic was secured by Thierry Michaud.


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