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Gearing UP for 2021

At Highland Classic Trial HQ, we are getting prepared for the event on 12/13th June and have everything in hand and all running to plan and schedule.

All the supplies are currently being delivered from our suppliers and our Trial Partners to ensure that the 2021 event is a success.

We are always grateful to our Trial Partners, which includes the Laird and staff of Alvie Estates, Jamie Williamson and also the Alvie Event Co-ordinator, Suzie Crerar.

Obviously we are all working under current Covid protocols and guidance, so things wont be exactly as previous years.

However, we intend to have an awards presentation on Sunday afternoon with a splendid podium which is supplied, erected and sponsored by HIGHLAND TEMPORARY WORKS of Inverness.

The new podium will be there all weekend at the Trial HQ on Alvie Estate.

We encourage riders to get their photo taken at the podium pre-trial as their own momento of what is shaping up to be a greta weekend of sport.

Here is hoping the weather will be kind to us!

Apico Factory Racing

We feature our Trial Partners for the Highland Classic Two Day Trial

Apico Factory Racing – A Trade Only Supplier:

Apico (trading as Vesty UK LTD) originated back in 1984 as an off-road clothing and apparel brand created by 3 Time World Trials Champion Yrjö Vesterinen. The Apico brand was well known for sponsoring riders and teams in all off-road disciplines including motocross, trials and enduro around the globe throughout the ’80s and ’90s. The clothing was a radical development away from the traditional garments and technically advanced, if not inventive. Some of the off-road products such as motocross & enduro pants with built-in kidney belts and Lyrca® trials clothing were industry firsts. These came to existence from experience, feedback and ingenuity. The company has always had a good insight into what products the market needs. This is attributed to the experience of the staff and understanding what a rider needs to give them the edge in competition.

As well as the own brands already mentioned, Vesty UK LTD distributes some of the most prestigious names in the world of off-road. This includes having the sole UK distribution for many brands including Answer, Arai, Boyesen, Forma, GET, Hebo, Leatt, Pro Taper, Polisport and Twin Air. We also distribute All Balls, Bolt, Castrol, DID, Gold Fren, Hinson, KYB, Michelin, Pirelli, Putoline and Vertex amongst others. Having all these products under one roof allows us to be the one stop shop for the U.K. Off-Road Dealer network. Apico Factory Racing now boasts its own product range comprising of over 3,500 individual own-brand parts with over 30,000 SKU’s from other brands distributed from our 25,000 sq. ft. Burnley headquarters.

Inverness & District Motor Club Ltd are proud to have been associated with Apico Factory Racing since 2013.

Steve Saunders is 2021 Guest

The 2021 Highland Classic Two Day Trial – Fantic Edition will be held on 12/13 June at Alvie Estate.

The Guest of Honour has just been announced – STEVE SAUNDERS, 11 times British Trials Champion and 4 times winner of the SSDT.

Steve will ride his own 300 Fantic Twinshock at the Fantic Edition.

Steve Saunders will ride his 300 Fantic Professional at Alvie Estate 12/13 June 2021 – Photo: Trials Media

2022 The OSSA Edition

The 2022 Highland Classic will, like all trials since 2013, be a theme.

The theme for 2022 will complete the Spanish Trio of Bultaco (2013); Montesa (2018) with The OSSA Edition!

There will be a Guest of Honour with OSSA connections.

The organisers believe this will be a popular choice of theme, following a poll taken on facebook in 2020.

The dates for The OSSA Edition will be 11/12 June, 2022.