MY FIRST VISIT

Trial Magazine - - TRAVEL -

When I was in­vited to the Jer­sey Two Day Trial for this year’s event my mem­o­ries soon came flood­ing back to my first visit to the trial in 1978. I was fin­ish­ing off my first real year of off-road tri­als, which had in­cluded the SSDT. Our house life re­volved around one sub­ject back then – tri­als! A phone call came from my fa­ther’s good friend John Cantrell, who asked him if I would be in­ter­ested in rid­ing in a two-day trial in Sun­day in Jer­sey over the Re­mem­brance week­end in Novem­ber as no mo­tor­sport was al­lowed in the UK. As my fa­ther shouted to me to ask if I wanted to go

my first thought was, where’s Jer­sey?

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