The Latest Scottish Six Days Trial News
Posted on Mar 30, 2022
The issue of the illegal riding of motorcycles off road has unfortunatly raised its ugly head again. the use of any motorised vehicle, car or bike, on private land without permission is not only illegal but can jeopordise the future use of the land for organised events such as the SSDT and local club trials.
In no way is there any suggestion that this unacceptable activity relates directly to the forthcoming Scottish Six Days Trial. However the Edinburgh and District Motor Club, as a responsible body and as an event organiser that completely relies on the kind permission of numerous landowner...
Posted on Mar 18, 2022
The final competitor list has been settled and numbers allocated. Monday morning's first man away is Scotsman Lewis Bell, leading a pack of Yamaha TYZ's in a nostalgic nod to the 1990's when Yamaha where a force in the world of trials. The event also sees the first electric powered bikes with two e-motion bikes entered. More details to come in future updates but here is the long awaited list. Rider list
Posted on Mar 17, 2022
Key documents that competitors require:
Posted on Mar 04, 2022
With the entry list now complete we are in the process of allocating riding numbers so will be posting the final list of competitors soon. If you are lucky enough to have an entry some preperation is required for your mind, body and bike - we have produced a 'newcomers guide' which gives a few hints and tips and even if you are seasoned SSDT competitor you may find something useful in it. View it hereNewcomers guide
Additionally keen SSDT competitor Russell Houston had produced a series of Youtube videos on SSDT Preperation. Many thanks Russell, they are well worth watching. See them here Yo...
Posted on Aug 23, 2021
Scottish Six Days Trial 2022 Dates Announced
Following the cancellation of the 2020 and 2021 Scottish Six Days Trials, we can confirm that the 2022 event is on and will be held from 2nd to 7th May 2022 centred around Fort William. Applications for entries will be open towards the end of October and if a ballot for entries is necessary this will be held mid December.
We have already started preparations and, although some work was completed for the 2020 event, there will be a lot of work required to make sure that the six daily routes over hundreds of miles are in a fit state to run the event....
Posted on Oct 03, 2020
Although the 2020 event was cancelled, many SSDT fans followed the virtual SSDT tour by Vince Mackintosh in May. Vince toured the event sections on his pushbike giving excellent commentary and SSDT tips along the way, together with his previous fundraising he raised over £4000 for the local hospital nurses. On top of Vince’s fantastic fundraising the SSDT team held a series of on-line raffles with prizes donated by local businesses, riders and trials retailers.
The aim of this was to give back to communities in and around Fort William. We made a grand total of £6651.49 of which the nearly hal...
Posted on May 08, 2020
On the 75th anniversary of VE day the E&DMC would like to remember the motorcycle dispatch riders - the unsung heros of the World Wars