ACU timeline for a return to racing

Training days from June 1, practice 'events' from June 8 and a return to racing on July 4 is the schedule laid down in a statement following a meeting of the ACU top brass. The info says: Following a Video Conference of the ACU Ltd Board of Directors, the long-awaited

Prestigious Patchquick axed

The 2020 Patchquick Trophy has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Originally scheduled for Little Silver in Devon on the evening of Wednesday June 24, but with ACU races banned until July 4, it was holed the club would run in July. But organisers have now said the event, which is

Hampshire dealer cleaned out by raiders

Well-known British motocross shop Onetwenty Motorsports has lost virtually all its stock after thieves broke in. Helmets, boots, goggles, and riding kits from brands like Bell, Thor, Arai, Shoei, 100%, Oakley and Alpinestars were lost in the raid. "Almost all of our stock is gone. I will get a full list

Police halt Mildenhall practice

After announcing a practice day for this weekend, the legendary Mildenhall has been forced to cancel after Suffolk Police ordered the event to be axed. That was despite the local authority and health and safety bosses giving the green light. It's a tough situation as several tracks have re-opened, mainly for

ACU advice on returning to riding

With some practice tracks reopening, the ACU has offers its take on the current situation, including a potential return to racing on July 4. It says: Please find below the latest UK Government advice for the phased return of sport and recreation in England. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-phased-return-of-sport-and-recreation/guidance-for-providers-of-outdoor-facilities-on-the-phased-return-of-sport-and-recreation https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-phased-return-of-sport-and-recreation We are also requesting advice about track days

Plan for ACU and AMCA return to racing

Racing with the ACU and AMCA looks set to start again this summer, but falling in line with the Government's confusing guidance this week, the actual date seems to be July 4 but this is under constant review. The ACU statement says: The ACU Board of Directors met virtually yesterday

ACU meet to discuss Covid lockdown

Britain's bikesport federation is to make an announcement in the next couple of days about a potential return to action, following yesterday's Government relaxing of some lockdown rules. The ACU statement says: The Prime Minister delivered an address to the nation on Sunday, 10th May in which he announced a 'conditional

ACU and AMCA clampdown on illegal riding

Despite the current lockdown, some people are choosing to flout the rules and risk the future of our sport by illegally utilising Forestry Commission land and private venues.  Illegal activity on Forestry Commission land is a criminal offence and puts all legitimate events at risk. The ACU take a zero tolerance approach

MCF charity auction goes live

MCF Team Aid Charity Auction is live! If ever there was a time to get behind our countries selfless front-line NHS workers, now is the time to do it. The MC Federation have got eight teams taking part in seven challenges ending Sunday 3rd May all in aid of NHS Charities