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Recent years have seen ACU riders dominate much of the World Series however the withdrawal of KTM; Husqvarna, Yamaha and Honda from the official FIM series left many riders without a sponsored seat for the 2019 season. Some changed horses others moved to different disciplines more having to bite the bullet and dig into their own […]

It’s a Wexford record

HandH Wexford off road club

In France they say every second house has an off-road bike in the garage …. well Wexford must be the same. They came in their hundreds to the Wexford hare and hound at forth mountain last Sunday. This annual season-opening charity event ( in aid of Pieta house) was brilliantly run by the club volunteers. […]

Honda CRF L Review

crf 450 1

It’s not often we at Enduro. ie get the opportunity to test and report on new bike launches. Generally we report on events but when asked to test Hondas new 450 L the chance was too good to miss. The “adventure” bike market or more Accurately the dual sport market has become increasingly popular with smaller […]

The ‘ oldies ‘ Rallye gang are back


Snowed off 2 weeks ago the west Cork ( at that secret location) Rallye was rescheduled for Paddy’s weekend; it was well worth the wait … once again a brilliant 180 km loop around W. Cork and Kerry including on this occasion a Marshalled run through Killarney National park… not something that can happen every day. […]

ISDE 2017 Day 4


No forest tests… that’s the good news for the riders. The organisers used only grass tests for the last 2 days avoiding the rut busting, dust choking forest tests. Better! It was greasy on grass this morning if a lot easier. Jordan had a slow start picking up the pace in the afternoon to record […]



400 kg of muscle !

TAT 5 APRIL 2017

TAT 404 March P day fin

TIME spent is not always time wasted ! The best laid plans of having everything ready months in advance is looking a little weak this month. Simons DRZ is in Knoxville ( our start point) undergoing some prep work , tanks , seat as advised . With 11500 miles on the clock it was advisable […]

Widow maker gets “her” way but rain a...


The TORC club promoted their first 2017 event, an introductory day and Hare and Hound held at Tinahely forest. Like many events early in the season the organisers are at the mercy of the sky and what may or may not fall from it. This time it was rain and wind turning the proceedings damp […]



It’s been a quiet month on the preparation front or it seems that way but quite a lot has been going on . Initially the bike has been with Tom Dooley ( mas engineering ) who has managed to follow my child drawings , modifying the tanks and adding a rack to the rear . […]

Fastlane MCC – LX Sandy Valley ...


Fastlane MCC workers and Jimmy the digger Jones have been hard at work in Sandy Valley MX Parc in preparation for the 29 th January. The route will be very open and easy. Enjoyable. Work on ! And of course no lx loop would be complete without the customary climb 🙀 Fastlane MCC