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Ride with the SCTA National Heroes at Keyesville this weekend. (Or check a section; it's all good!)

Friends! SCTA is a family of very special personalities connected by our love for a very unique sport and our appetitie for competition. Some of our very best riders went to the Arizona National this weekend and represented SCTA at the highest level of our sport. We were well represented. Andrew Oldar, 1st and 1st Expert. Ty Cullins, 3rd and 5th Expert. Brad Hannon, 1st and 3rd Sportsman. Michael Salsman, 2nd and 2nd Twin Shock. Mark Franklin, 3rd and 1st, Sr Clubman. Peter Croft, 6th and 4th, Sr. Clubman. Yes, he's always smiling.Todd Bennett, 2nd and 1st, Sr. 50. My buddy, Bill Hanson, 3rd and 3rd in his first National ever! Mr Podium! That is him in the photo on the (yes it is) Montesa Honda. Thanks to all for representing the So Cal trials scene so well. Congratulations guys!Salsman: Ripping it old school, new school, whatever!

You can ride with these legends of sport! It is true. Next weekend at Keyesville they will all be in attendance, and you can be right there with them, riding against the best our nation has to offer in several classes. Keyesville is a special venue in the Southern Sierras that presents some great challenges with captivating scenery. You need to be there among the SCTA Heroes and the trees. So get your bike ready, grab the flyer, put some gas in the truck, and get up there. I cannot wait. See you there!  

-POIf you ride, you get to post ride. Mr. Victor, Holm, Barda, and Oswald doing the tailgate thing.

Paul wrote that. Love that guy!


And I'm writing this: If You're feeling extra benevolent, why you should check a section of course. We still need a few more to get the magic TEN. So far, these wonderful EIGHT trials humanitarians: TWO more to GO!

1) Mike Graves
2) Loretta Holm
3) Gary Stewart
4) Ty Cullins
5) Gabby Caperon:
6) Pete Croft
7) Tom Materna
8) Kevin Cashman
9) You?
10) You? Bueller?

Please join the list, especially if you haven't checked all season. That would be kind indeed. No checker, no section, make Mongo sad.

Oh and HEY! El Trial is coming up!!click to go big, and real PDF file available soon!



Psst! I do occasionally post Photos.

I do. Sincerely. Say you rode with me last weekend, I might have posted some Santa Rosa pics, right here.


Eternal Happiness

A loop card like this could make anybody happy!

The secret to happiness? Easy. Support your local trial! That's right, The Keyseville Classic is most definitely on, and most definitely in need of some righteous checkers.

Dotted along those twisty pine-covered trails above Lake Isabella are some downright awesome sections, ten of them actually, with panoramic views and fresh mountain air, and get this: You can have your very own section! Punch a scorecard, feel that good Karma, and send the guy off to the next section with a smile on his face. Hey, and if you check, you win! That's right, silly, you score the equivalent points of a win, when you check. It is, as they say, all good. We need 10 of you, and well...

The rundown so far:

1. Mike Graves

2. Loretta Holm

3. Gary Stewart

4. You

5. You

6. You

7. You

8. You

9. You

10. You


Get your name on that list, and feel the happy.



SoCal Goes National

And yes, our men rocked Texas. Cullins, Oldar, Salsman, Bennett, and even more Cullins.(We can see who grows the hair in THAT family!)


Keyesville Classic is ON

So first off, big apologies: Webguy has been so stupid busy, that this here web site has been woefully neglected. But no more! I'm back! And we got fliers! (Which I'll post a super sweet downloadable version, later this fine Easter Sunday). I missed you guys.

In the meantime, here's....



Keyesville Kool

Keyesville. Cool, Beautiful Keyesville. Our northernmost venue beckons. The photo above shows my friend Peter Croft, or "Crofty" if you will, attaking one of one million perfect trials rocks in the area. Make plans now for riding this special event. Plan on spending the weekend of April 26th in the southern Sierras with me and Crofty riding the Keyesville Trial. Help set up the weekend before and on Friday prior to the trial. Help if you can. I will see you there. I cannot wait! 

PSST! This just in! Results from the Shamrock trial are posted!


California Dreaming...Oh Wow!

True that. If you rode today, you know the perfection the California desert can offer. Oh Wow is right! What a fine trial the Plonkers put together. Awesome weather. Awesome loop. And oh wow, what great sections. The Saturday fire and fireworks made the evening just about perfect. Thanks Plonkers, what terrific weekend I had a blast!



Cougar Buttes: Update!

All good. Thanks, Russ. Keep it toasty.