It is an excellent event for any level of rider. We also have a great garage party before, during and after the event, so bring something to share or just your own stuff to throw on the grill. There is a fridge available as well as a port potty on site. The garage can be heated if necessary, we are go in the rain, snow or sun. Sections are close, so it's a great event for spectators. If anyone has any items they want to donate as to be used as trophies for winners, please bring them along. In years past we have had up to 40 riders, so lets make this year another resounding success.
We will be working to set up for the event on Sunday 10/21 (possibly Sat 10/20 if it looks like rain out on Sunday 10/21) and then again on Sunday 10/27. Setting up is as much fun as riding the event, with lots of emphasis on the riding part. We really try to ride each section in to make sure everything works well. So come on out to help set up !
Feel free to call Keith with questions (248) 860-8832
Members from several M.O.T.A. Clubs attended the NATC Rounds 5 & 6 in Sequatchie, Tennessee. Check out the National Results for Tennessee and congratulate Kunio Watanabe, Corey Tope, Duane Tope and Biff Knapp
Les Mason has published the 2018 handbook for M.O.T.A. and is available on our resources page. The Events page has been corrected and updated. Be sure to check back often for club's event flyers and more information about the 2018 competition season.
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The Michigan Ontario Trials Association is proud of it's rich history in promoting the sport of Observed Motorcycle Trials in the Michigan and Ontario regions. A Non-Profit organization devoted to promoting observed motorcycle trials activity in the Michigan-Ontario Area. Composed of a number of member clubs, M.O.T.A. sponsors virtually all trials events held in the area. Each observed trials is organized and conducted by one of the member clubs solely for the enjoyment of other M.O.T.A. club members, and any other riders who wish to participate. Any fees collected are intended only to provide enough funds to perpetuate the sport.
M.O.T.A. has an exciting season lined up for 2018 including two vintage events.
Motorcycle Trials is a sport for the whole family. Whether competing, spectatating or observing, trials has something for everyone.
Our Promoting clubs offers many different skill levels that riders compete in.
What are the rules to compete in vintage trials events??
M.O.T.A. traditionally considers Vintage Trials events to have the following rules to compete. The vintage motorcycle should have the following:
Some events will include some watercooled bikes that fulfill the other requirements.
Observed Motorcycle Trials Events Sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association
Michigan Ontario Trials Association