Dirtbike Online Academy launches

Off-road riders of all ages and abilities can take advantage of a series of web-based masterclasses covering every dirty discipline with the global launch of the Dirtbike Online Academy – or DOA for short. Devised by eight-time Icelandic motocross champion Eythor Reynisson, the DOA will provide online video tutorials covering all

ACU warning for UK elite sportmen abroad

The ACU advises all holders of letters of exemption (from isolation on arrival in England) that with immediate effect such letters issued before 4 January 2021 are now withdrawn. If you need a new exemption letter you will need to reapply. Please read this update carefully.Elite Sport Exemption does not apply

ACU advice on a return to riding

The Prime Minister has announced the government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England. This is the ACU's official take on a return to riding: In a statement to parliament yesterday (Monday 22nd February) the PM paid tribute to the extraordinary success of the UK’s vaccination programme and the resolve

Syntol Oils backing for MX Nationals

Syntol Lubricants are on board as a series sponsor and will also be the title sponsor of the Open 85 Class. Syntol Lubricants will be on hand at every round in the trade area to explain and provide all the information you need about their ultra-high performance lubricants and oils.

14 clubs reveal championship dates

It's time to get booked in for lots of different UK club championships. Our partners GoRaceMX have already got the dates and booking sorted for lots of club races and championships - which are all Covid-dependent, of course. Here are the dates, just click on the link to book in

NEC bike show returns in 2021

The UK’s biggest motorcycle show, Motorcycle Live in association with Bikesure Insurance, plans to be back better than ever in 2021, with dates now confirmed as 4-12 December,  at the NEC, Birmingham.  To have the date confirmed in the midst of such uncertainty, underlines the show’s commitment to returning to

The massive cost of riding abroad post-Brexit

The new Brexit rules means it's more complicated and a lot more pricey to take a competition bike abroad to race or practice. You'll now need an ATA Carnet which costs from £240+VAT. Then you have to fork out a refundable 40% deposit of the price of the bike, or

Helter Skelter Hillclimb fun event revealed

Steel Hawk's ‘Helter Skelter Hillclimb’ is a hillclimb with a difference. Six riders race up the hill but it doesn’t stop when they get to the top, that’s only half of it! Once reaching the summit they turn and race back down round a series of giant slalom skiing

Bridgestone control tyre for 85 British championship

The 85cc riders at the Revo ACU British Motocross Championship will go down in history as the first riders competing in a controlled tyre class in motocross which aims to bring more close and competitive racing to the Championship. The controlled tyre status for all 85cc classes in 2021 will bring