VTS Round 5 – Wildwood

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OMCC will be hosting the last round of the VTS Series at Wildwood on Sunday the 21st of October. Supp Regs and Online Entries are now up on the Trials Australia website and can be found by clicking here

If you wish to come and have a look there is free entry for spectators.

Hope to see you there.

No Dogs allowed.

Address: 227 Feehans Road, Wildwood, Victoria. 22 kms from Melbourne Airport.

 

2018 Vic Title Report

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Oakleigh Motorcycle Club were very pleased with the great response for this year’s titles at Mt Bolton near Learmonth.

72 riders battled cold conditions on Saturday but sunny skies were well received on Sunday.

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Looking at the experts results, Connor Hogan had one hand on the trophy right from the 1st lap and didn’t give his competitors any slack and ended up with his 1st win in the Vic Titles expert class.

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It wasn’t the same for the riders chasing behind with Chris Bayles, Brent and Bruce Le Riche from Sth Africa putting in some good rides also.

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It was Chris Bayles on count back for 2nd and Bruce Le Riche taking 3rd both on 50 points.

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Brent Le Riche ended up 4th with only another 10 points behind and Zac Mularczyk taking 5th on another solid ride.

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Unfortunately Dylan Rees twisted his ankle on Saturday and couldn’t continue on Sunday after putting in a great ride not far off the eventual 2nd place guys.

 You can find more details on results for other classes by clicking here

Good luck to all competitors in next weekend championships at Sedgwick.

You can also see the rest of the photos from the event by clicking here

Photos attached by Reece Chalmers

VIC Titles Mt Bolton – Ballarat 29/09-30/09

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OMCC will be hosting this years VIC Titles at Mt Bolton, 30 mins from Ballarat.

The titles will be held over two days with camping available from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September.

Catering on Saturday and Sunday.

Friday practice time from 2pm to 4pm but only to those that have pre-entered and bike scrutineered.

Section viewing also on Friday but no walking inside section boundary tape.

With the Aussie titles the following weekend just outside of Bendigo it will be a great opportunity to get some practice in!

Free entry for spectators!

You can find more details by heading to the Trials Australia Website. 

Hope to see you there.

Junior Trials Training

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Those of you with Junior Riders should be aware of the following:

There is an opportunity for Junior Training on Sunday 25/08/2018 at OMCC in Oakleigh.

This training will be carried out by an approved Motorcycling Australia (MA)  Coach with the help of other experienced riders.

This training is for Juniors who are considering getting a licence and any training done will be logged into the MA  KICK START log Book.  It will cover basics and intermediate skills depending on the level of participants. Kick Start booklets will be available on the day

For this training, juniors will need to be riding an appropriate bike for their level. No greater than a 125cc. Bikes shall be fitted with Lanyard Killswitch. You can do this training on an OMCC day membership.

Juniors parents will need to assist in looking after those juniors that are very new to motorcycles and they will need to sign and indemnity form.

Please note that juniors need 5 hrs Coaching to get a licence and 5 hours each year to uphold it. Juniors must be 7 years old to get an MA licence.

For KickStart Kids this training is free.

Spaces are limited so please reply by email to mularczyk@outlook.com.au  before 22/08/2018 stating your interest and supply a phone contact so we can let you know more details. If you have any other questions relating to Junior training please do not hesitate to ask.

Trials Des Nations Rider Training at OMCC Club Grounds

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2018 Aussie TDN riders Kyle Middleton and Kristie McKinnon braved the cold and wet Melbourne weather over two days to provide training to riders of all levels at the Oakleigh Motorcycle Club grounds in Clayton South.

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Riders who attended the training were split into small groups based on rider abilities, allowing groups to focus on areas suitable for their skills but also to get feedback on other aspects of their riding.

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Money gathered from the training entry fees were put towards a $3000 donation to the Australian Trials Des Nations team heading to Solokov Czech Republic in September. Vice President Greg Chalmers and Treasurer Peter Wines handing the cheque to the Aussie TDN team manager Phill Whittle at VTS Round 4.

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A big thank you to all who donated and organised the training. Also a special mention to Chris Grub and Janina Gorski for catering for the weekend.

Another big thank you to Kyle and Kristie for giving up their time, everyone who attended gained something from their experience and we wish to have them back again soon. We wish all the best to our Aussie riders and hope for a repeat of last years success

Heres some footage put together from the event. You can find more picture by visiting on Facebook Page

 

 

Trials Des Nations Rider Training – Expressions of interest

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We are asking for expressions of interest in regards to rider training.
We have the same opportunity to have one of the TDN riders to give training at our club in July or August.
Like past years, it will be over 2 days of the weekend.
Lunch will be provided and the cost will be about $70 dollars.

If you would like to be trained by one of the 3 best riders in Australia, contact Peter Wines on the email address below.

Also, please indicate your preferred rider:
Kyle Middleton
Chris Bayes
Kristie McKinnon

All 3 riders have extensive knowledge of training techniques and great communication skills.

Peter Wines
peter.wines@bigpond.com

Victoria’s Trials Des Nations Fund Raiser Trial – 6th May

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The FIM Trials Des Nations is the annual competition whereby national teams of three male and female representatives from each country have a chance to compete in front of world trial stage. It has been held annually since 1984 in different countries across the globe and this year will be heading to Solokov, the Czech Republic in September.

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Last year our male team headed by Kyle Middleton, Chris Bayles and Conner Hogan took out first place in the international class. This was a huge moment for trials in Australia and demonstrating that we can keep up with other countries like America and the Czech Republic.

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Our Female Team consisted of Sophie Kraft, Sarah Chivers and Nicole Casey coming in a respectable 8th place at the end of the competition.

This year, Australia will be heading over once again, to hopefully replicate last years results.

Competing in the TDN is very expensive, with travel, entry and purchasing of new bikes really adding up, with a lot of the riders self-funding this trip.

Hence, like in previous years, Trials clubs around Australia will be fundraising to help cover the costs of the event.

Victoria’s Trials Des Nations Fund Raiser Trial will be taking place 6th May at Emu Flat (Nulla Vale).

We are pleased to announce that Motorcycling Victoria is waving it permits fee and rider levy so all the money raised will go to this year’s TDN team.

There will be medallions given out for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placegetters.

Not only you will be supporting the team but it will be a great days riding with your mates on this great property.You will be teaming up with another rider and observe each other along the way.

Anybody that can help with section setting on Saturday would be greatly appreciated, camping available Saturday night.

You can enter online here, you can also find the supp regs with all the info about the event – ENTER ONLINE

We hope to see you all there

Glenmaggie 2018 – Results and Photos

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Glenmaggie Easter Two Day Trial is done and dusted for another year.

With a large group of riders entered in the event were blessed with amazing weather throughout the weekend.property

The technical, steep and rocky terrain made for long, challenging but fun sections, testing riders abilities and spread throughout the picturesque property of the Colemans.Thank you to the Coleman family for letting us utilise this amazing property.

A big thanks to all who volunteered their time to observe, score, scrutineer, provide lunches, organise and run this event.

You can find the results from the event via the Trials Australia Website

Here is some footage put together from the event

Here is a selection of photos from the 2018 Glenmaggie Easter Trial.

Glenmaggie Two Day Easter Trial – Online Entries are now live!

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You can now enter online for the 2018 Glenamggie Two Day Easter Trial!

Campgrounds will be open from Thursday 29th of March at Midday and will close Tuesday the 3rd or April in the morning. Please note that there will be once off $20 camping fee per family for the event. This Fee will be collected Saturday night, so please make sure you have cash available.

Friday will be section setting and a practice day from 11:30 to 3:30

Saturday will be day one of the competition

Sunday will be day two followed by presentations

Please note that riding before the event only in designated areas by riders who have entered the event, signed in and had their machines and clothing scrutinized.

As with last years event, there is a range of different options available depending on your needs and budget. We will be offering discounted entry to those who give up their time to observe or who can supply an observer. Observers can be trained on the day with lunch provided.

Entry Fees:

$160 family (Must live at the same address)

$110 ride 2 days – solos and sidecars

$80 ride 2 days, bring an observer for 1 day

$70 ride 1day only

$60 ride 2 days, bring an observer for 2 days

$60 ride one day, observe 1 day

$50 Junior

$30 Minder (must hold an MA Recreational or Competition licence)

$75 One event competition licences. Must produce their current ambulance cover policy number.

$30 One event recreation licence on site. Must produce their current ambulance cover policy number. (All entries include a $12 MV rider levy).

Any entries on the day will attract a $10 extra fee

Paul from The Hell Team will be down for the event yet again, so if you need any spares during the event you are not stranded.

We will also have catering available this year, serving hot meals and refreshments.

Directions: From Glenmaggie, Travel north on the Heyfield Jamieson Rd (C486) for approximately 8kms. The site is at Greens Gully Bridge on the left-hand side.

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Please note: Only Trials orientated bikes are allowed to ride around the property, which will be required to be scrutineered before being used. No Enduro or Trial bikes are to be ridden around the property. There will be areas you can park your vehicles then walk to the sections.

Its set to be a great event, so be sure to get your bike and camping gear ready for an amazing getaway over the Easter long weekend

Glenmaggie Two Day Easter Trial

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With Easter fast approaching that only means one thing… Glenmaggie Two Day Easter Trial!

Always a fantastic event with camping available making it one of the biggest events in the Victorian Trials Calendar. Stay tuned for more updates and the for supps regs and online entries.

Keep in the loop by checking out our website and social media;

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Heres is a video from last years event, thanks to Arise Arial Photography