The busy Inverness & District MCC, the most northerly trials club in the UK have a busy time ahead with the promotion of their Highland Classic Two-Day Trial on June 9/10 on the picturesque Alvie Estate, four miles south of Aviemore.
The event has grown in stature over the years and now plays host to 150 riders plus 9 Guest Riders which includes Yrjo Vesterinen; Montesa ace from the 1970s, Clive Smith and from the racing world, Donnie McLeod and Iain Duffus who will be watched closely by Nick Jefferies, who makes his second appearance at the Highland Classic.
The trial starts at 11.00 am on the Saturday when the riders will be piped away by local piper, Sandy MacDonell and will enjoy two laps of 18 sections traversing the highland shooting estate.
The landowner is Laird, Jamie Williamson who has permitted trials on his ground for over 30 years.
The event is supported by Trial Partners: Putoline Motorcycle Oils; Apico Factory-Racing and Classic Trial Magazine.
This year the theme is The Montesa Cota Edition, recognizing the 50 years of the ‘Cota’ since it’s creation in 1968. Guest of Honour is the 1968 Scottish Trials Champion, Douglas Bald.