Chris Mil­ner

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Sheffield based tri­als and mo­tocross rider Chris Mil­ner passed away on Mon­day 25th Septem­ber 2017 af­ter a long battle with cancer. Mil­ner was a highly respected com­peti­tor, who first made his name on the early Ossa ma­chines as seen here on Hollinsclo­ugh in the 1968 Bem­rose Trial. He was a reg­u­lar com­peti­tor in the SSDT from 1969 when he rode an Ossa ‘Pen­nine’ 250cc in the an­nual High­land clas­sic. He was a Comer­fords spon­sored Bul­taco rider in the 1970s and also com­peted in mo­tocross on both Bul­taco and KTM ma­chin­ery win­ning many events. In more re­cent times he rode in the Pre-65 event de­spite bat­tling his ill­ness.

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