About Bolton Motor Cycle Club

What we do...

We organise approximately 12 motorcycle trials per year in the Lancashire area to suit a wide range of abilities from Easy to Expert categories. 

Giving riders the opportunity to progress in this demanding and technical sport.

We are affiliated to the Auto Cycle Union which is the largest governing body for motorcycle sport in the UK.

We have a club house at Nut Street, off Halliwell Road, Bolton, BL1 3JR. 

Club meetings are now on a Thursday night, all members are welcome. trials club motorcycle club


Our Trials 2020...

Bolton MCC has a new varied events schedule for 2020. The Novex series now benefits from four different venues all with routes from easy, clubman, intermediate and expert riders with 2020 incorporating Twin Shock Championship run over the Clubman Route.

 The Phoenix series also has routes for riders of all levels of experience at the excellent Grimehills site which are run on Saturdays.

Can you Help...

BMCC is always on the lookout for new land that can be used for trials. Do you have any land which can be used or maybe know someone that does? If so please get in touch.

Trials Series & Events

The Phoenix Series

Time & Observation Trial

The Phoenix Series

Grimehills is a Saturday afternoon trial popular with riders of all abilities.

It has a varied terrain, shale, mud, rocky streams in a large farmland area. The course is small enough to walk around with a rider, making it popular with younger riders and parents. Location is BB3 3PP up the hill opposite the Crown and Thistle Pub.

Phoenix routes include beginners, clubman, intermediate and expert


Grimehills Trial Secretary: 

David Fallows

01204 303638​


The Novex Series

Time & Observation Trial

The Phoenix Series

A Sunday morning trial. Each of the Novex series events are held at different locations. Each picked for their their excellent trials features. Name and Post-Code can be found against the event detail on the Events and Results page.

Novex routes include beginners, clubman, intermediate and expert


Novex Trials Secretary:
Paul Knight 


Time & Observation Trial

Time & Observation Trial

Time & Observation Trial

We hope to bring you the One Off Yearly Event in 2020 if we can secure a couple of things...

Normally Held at 400 Acres, Dunnockshaw, 

Entries for this Trial are limited and must be received before the day.

Due to its popularity, applications should be sent early to ensure acceptance.

The Regulations and Entry Form will be published soon with Date and Venue



2020 NOVEX Series

NOVEX Series run over 7 events with best 4 counting to be eligible for Awards.


8th March

Novex Round 1. Lumb Waterfall

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Lumb Waterfall

Event Details

8th March

Novex Round 1. Lumb Waterfall

First Round Lumb Waterfall.

asy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes. (Open to Centre)

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Lumb Waterfall

19th April

Novex Round 2. Catlow Fold

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Catlow Fold

Event Details

19th April

Novex Round 2. Catlow Fold

CANCELLED Second Round Catlow Fold.

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Catlow Fold

17th May

Novex Round 3. Lumb Waterfall

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Lumb Waterfall

Event Details

17th May

Novex Round 3. Lumb Waterfall

Third Round Lumb Waterfall.

 Route. Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes.

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Lumb Waterfall

28th June

Novex Round 4. Catlow Fold

11.00am - 3.00pm

Catlow Fold

Event Details

28th June

Novex Round 4. Catlow Fold

Fourth Round Catlow Fold.

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes.

11.00am - 3.00pm

Catlow Fold

19th July

Novex Round 5. Atkinsons Farm

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Atkinsons Farm

Event Details

19th July

Novex Round 5. Atkinsons Farm

Fifth Round Atkinons Farm

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes.

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Atkinsons Farm

More Events

2020 Phoenix Series.

Phoenix Series ran over 6 events with best 4 counting to be eligible for Awards. Easy, Club, Inters and Expe

28th March

Phoenix Round 1. Grimehills

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

Event Details

28th March

Phoenix Round 1. Grimehills

CANCELLED First Round.

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes.

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

09th May

Phoenix Round 2. Grimehills

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

Event Details

09th May

Phoenix Round 2. Grimehills

CANCELLED Second Round.

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes. 

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

20th June

Phoenix Round 3. Grimehills

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

Event Details

20th June

Phoenix Round 3. Grimehills

Third Round.

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes.

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

4th July

Phoenix Round 4. Grimehills

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

Event Details

4th July

Phoenix Round 4. Grimehills

Fourth Round.

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes.

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

10th Oct

Phoenix Round 5. Grimehills

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

Event Details

10th Oct

Phoenix Round 5. Grimehills

Fifth Round.

Easy, Clubman, Inters and Expert Routes.

2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Grimehills

Results 2019

Phoenix Series Results 2019

CANCELLED Time & Trial Observation 2019

Novex Series Results 2019

RESULTS

Novex Series Results 2019

CANCELLED Time & Trial Observation 2019

Novex Series Results 2019

CANCELLED Time & Trial Observation 2019

CANCELLED Time & Trial Observation 2019

CANCELLED Time & Trial Observation 2019

Unfortunately due to Land Issues we are unable to run the TIme and Observation this year.

We are working on something different and will update soon.

How do I get Started

How do i get started.


If you are new to motorcycle trials there is a quite a bit to learn...

The best way to learn is to go along to a local trial to watch and talk to local riders and officials. These days there's lots of information available and things to watch online, for example "Youtube". Bolton Grimehills Video Click here

You probably already have an interest in motorcycles and maybe own one or two, perhaps a sports bike and you are looking for a new challenge to test your skills. Well trials will most certainly do that!

In the North West area there is usually an event on every weekend within an hours drive. With evening trials being held mid week during the summer.

Trials typically cost £15-£20 to enter and will take approximately 2-3 hours to complete. Bigger events cost a little more and typically take 3-6 hours to complete


To ride in any ACU trials events you will be required to apply to the ACU for a trials competition licence. This currently costs £12 per year for which you will receive the ACU handbook containing all the rules and lots of helpful information. You will also receive a quarterly magazine.

The ACU can be found online here - acu.org.uk

ACU NORTHWEST FACEBOOK PAGE

ACU Trials are categorised as follows:

  • Closed to Club - This means you must be a member of that club to take park in the event. (These are generally smaller events)
  • Open to Centre - You must be a member of any club in that centre e.g. North West Centre. (see ACU handbook for further details)
  • National - Open to any member of any ACU club.
  • International - If you ever achieve this level, you will know the score....


Joining Bolton Motor Cycle Club:-

If you wish to become a member of Bolton Motor Cycle Club you can join at any of our events by completion of our membership form along with a payment currently £5.00 per year.

Details on ACU Website Click Here 


Starting trials riding
Bolton Motorcycle Club Trials
Time and Observation Trial 2018

Starting trials riding

Bolton Motorcycle Club Trials

Time and Observation Trial 2018

Previous Results

2017 Phoenix Series

2017 Phoenix Series

2017 Phoenix Series

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2017 Novex Series

2017 Phoenix Series

2017 Phoenix Series

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2016 Phoenix Series

2017 Phoenix Series

2016 Phoenix Series

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2016 Novex Series

2015 Phoenix Series

2016 Phoenix Series

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2015 Phoenix Series

2015 Phoenix Series

2015 Phoenix Series

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2015 Novex Trials

2015 Phoenix Series

2015 Phoenix Series

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Weekly Meeting

We Lead - Others Follow

We hold a weekly meeting to discuss everything motor cycles especially trials, and our up and coming trials.

Bolton Motorcycle Club

Nut Street, Bolton, BL1 3JR, United Kingdom

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Who we Are.

Bolton Motor Cycle Club Committee

President:- John Green

Chairman:-Martin Jones

Assistant Chairman:- Graham Williams

Treasurer:- Peter McCanna

Secretary:- Paul Knight

Trials Secretaries

Novex Series:- Paul Knight (07748964194)

Phoenix Series:- David Fallows Snr

Time & Observation Trial:- 

PayPal Details :- boltonmcc@yahoo.com

For Subscriptions either :-

Pay by Paypal. Unique ACU Number £6.00 PayPal.

At either Pheonix or Novex Trial.

Nut Street on Thursday Night.