20 countries united in the oldest competition of Trial’s history

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20 countries united in the oldest competition of Trial’s history

The Scottish Six Days Trial is the oldest evidence of Trial, since 1909 it has been held every year except during periods of the First and Second World War. Therefore, by its hardness, its intensity, its multiculturalism, its multitudinous fans and participation, coupled with many more incentives, it is not only one of the most prestigious events in the World Trial, but sport in general. Monday 2 to Saturday 7 May in Fort William, northern Scotland, hundreds of pilots from all over co struggle to be the toughest test of global trial.

Who organizes?

also known as SSDT and organized by the historic Scottish club Edinburgh and District Motor Club, Edinburgh, born in 2011 after the merger of several clubs. The event center is located in Fort William. That’s where athletes are preparing for the six days of competition held during the first week of May in the Scottish Highlands.

Riders of different nationalities under a harsh climate

160 kilometers a day around Lochaber, areas which in a complicated climate difficulty is added, windy and cold. Hence the trial test is considered extreme and require the ability of resistance in each participating pilot and his motorcycle. Normally places are limited to 270, but are always those who try to join, in fact this time pilots have signed up to twenty nationalities. The test will be broadcast as ever by the broadcaster Radio Nevis and Blog Braktec will be reporting the results.

Special test for Dougie Lampkin

The last year’s winner Dougie Lamkpin, Vertigo, is the favorite of the 270 participants, and will try to win for the tenth time soon and to dedicate the award to his father, Martin Lampkin, three times world champion and recently deceased.

Sandra Gomez, star with Gas Gas

They are up 26 Spaniards who participate in the test, but all those more focused attention are: Jordi Pascuet, who has been very close to winning in previous years; Amos Bilbao, who won in 2002; and the new Gas Gas rider, Sandra Gomez, who despite having tough opponents ahead, fight for victory.

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