MotoTrials: NATC Announces Changes

Pat Smage

Pat Smage will be going for an eighth national title in 2015. PHOTOGRAPHY BY SHAN MOORE

The North American Trials Council met this past weekend in Columbus, Ohio, where it set the schedule for the 2015 and 2016 US National MotoTrials Series, as well as made a few structure changes to a couple of the national classes. In a effort to keep travel costs down for riders travelling to the national events, the NATC has split the Support class championships into East and West divisions, while the Pro, Expert and 125 Expert classes will contest the entire schedule. Starting in 2015, the series will be divided into the AMA/NATC Eastern National Championship Series and the AMA/NATC Western National Championship Series for the following classes:

Expert Sportsman

High School

Women Expert Sportsman

Senior Expert Sportsman (40+)

Sportsman

Women

Junior

Senior 40-49

Senior 50-59

Senior 60-69

Senior 70+

Senior Clubman (40+)

Club Women

Clubman

Twin shock

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International Twin Shock Association

ITSA is hosting Rounds 1 & 2 of the 2014 National Championship Series at Trials Training Center on July 12th & 13th. We would like to take this opportunity to invite any STRA members to come join us for this event. ITSA does have a mono-shock division. For information and times visit ITSA’s website. Come on out and test your modern bikes to our old bikes. TTC also has a couple of cabins and RV sites (with hookups) still available. Call now to reserve yours for this weekend!

Look forward to seeing you all there!

Upcoming Events @ Trials Training Center

  • TKO  –                                                          August 16-17

  • 58K Fall Trial –                                       October 4-5

  • Women’s Only Trials Class –     October 18-19

  • Women’s Only Downhill Mtn Biking Class –                                                                                   October 18-19

  • Start of CTC Winter Series –        November

  • Winter Series Event/Toy Ride – December

 

STRA in Ringgold, GA

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Alex Neiderer 5-18-2014 (Amazing photo by Michael McNair)

What a great weekend! I know a lot of you were wanting a copy of the results from the STRA Mototrials Event at the Chert Pit in Ringgold, GA. It good to see so many of you there honoring the memory of Mark Moon! Alex Niederer won both days in the Champ/Pro class. Kris Gilreath took away the win on Day 2, riding with Mark’s number on his bike.

Kris
Kris Gilreath 5-18-2014

Gary Holbert, Alex Niederer, and Tom McNeal were the overall top riders for the weekend (pictured below).

Gary Holbert, Alex Niederer, Tom McNeal
Gary Holbert, Alex Niederer, and Tom McNeal 5-18-2014

What a perfect end to a wonderful weekend. Hope everyone makes it home safely!

Day 1 Results Ringgold

Day 2 Results Ringgold

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