Eddie Cordle dies at 71

Eddie Cordle - 1966 - James
Eddie Cordle on the factory James in 1966

David Cordle writes for Trials Guru:

It is with much sadness that we must announce the passing of former Eastern Centre and Norfolk & Suffolk group champion, Eddie Cordle at the age of 71 at the beginning of April.

Eddie was a former supported rider on James, Cotton, Montesa and Fantic Motor Cycles and was a member of Ipswich M.C.C.

He rode throughout the sixties and seventies, and one of his most proudest achievements was to get an equal best day with Mick Andrews at the Scottish Six Days Trial in 1971 and going on to take a special first class award at the end of the week.

He was also an accomplished scrambler and later went on to be a successful golfer. Eddie Cordle will be greatly missed by all.

4 thoughts on “Eddie Cordle dies at 71”

  1. So very sorry to here off Eddie`s passing,I would like to think I was a friend off Eddie`s back in the 1970`s I use to ride in East Anglia while I was in the RAF at Wattisham and use to deal with him in his little shop in Bramford rd Ipswich RIP to a friend.

  2. Eddie Cordle was a legend, He was undoubtedly the best trials rider in the eastern centre.My condolences go to brother David & family.

  3. So sad to discover this news, Eddie was a great bloke and I always admired his riding and his work ethic. I just turned up an old picture of Eddie at a local trial along with some I took of brother David bringing back so many memories. God bless and RIP.

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