trailriders association

Upcoming events

    • 24 Sep 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Long Preston
    • 3

    Tom Kennedy is going for a ride on Sunday. Starting at long Preston, over to Hawes, Kirkby Lonsdale then ending at Slaidburn. It be a gentle ride as Tom's buddy on his 125 will be joining the ride.

    The ride will be limited to 6 riders

    Any one who would like to join us please register.

    If the ride is full please register on the waiting list, and if there is enough interest and available ride leader then an additional group can be formed.

    Meeting details and location to be confirmed

    • 1 Oct 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Long Preston
    • 1

    Do you want to find out more and experience a guided ride? Then join one of our introduction rides. 

    It doesn't matter if you are experienced, or new to riding off tarmac and on trails. Our rides are suitable for experienced and beginners alike and are aimed at a general experience as well as providing information about trail riding with the Ribble Valley TrailRiders. 

    Our introduction rides cover

    • Overview of TrailRiders Association
    • A guide to group riding
    • Basic advice on how to ride green lanes
    • A guided ride around some of the local legal green lanes
    • Refreshments*
    • Information on how our group operates and you can get involved.

    * Refreshments will typically include a tea/coffee and can only be claimed once
    • 13 Oct 2017
    • 2:15 PM
    • 15 Oct 2017
    • 7:45 PM
    • Douglas, Isle of Man
    Registration is closed

    This is a full weekend trail riding in the Isle of Man.


    Departing on the Friday 13th Oct ferry from Heysham at 14:15. Returning back to Heysham on Sunday 15th Oct 19:45 from Douglas, IOM.


    It is a package price for the weekend based on 2 nights and 2 people per van

    • Sharing Twin room = £159 pp
    • Sole Occupancy room = £219 pp

    Prices include:

    • 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast at the Palace hotel.
    • Return sea travel with vans


    The intention is to split into groups for a full days riding on Saturday and Sunday. 


    We are staying at the Palace Hotel and Casino in Douglas

    We have been advised that the pool will be closed for refurbishment although the gym is still open.

     Further hotel details can be found on the website (


    In order to book this trip, you need to make a £50 deposit by the 18th September.

    The balance will then be payable directly to our agent by the 1st October.

    The package is a group rate which needs to be 10 or more rooms. If we don't receive sufficient room bookings by the 18th September, then the trip may not be confirmed and deposits taken will be returned.

    If we have sufficient numbers to confirm the trip, then deposits  will be non refundable.


    The event will be open to non members for an additional £20. This will go directly to the Ribble Valley Group funds.

    Priority will be given to group members if we have room or ferry restrictions, followed by non members ordered by booking date.

    • 14 Oct 2017
    • 6:00 AM
    • 16 Oct 2017
    • 11:00 PM
    • Isle of Man

    We are gauging interest for a weekend on the Isle of Man to enable us to get the best price and options. It is proposed that this will be the weekend 14/15th October. All details including ferry crossings will be published prior to any bookings.

    This sign up is only to express your interest and is non committal. However, please only sign up if you are serious about attending as a significant change in numbers may have a detrimental affect on any booking offers.

    For indicative purposes, previously costs (in 2015) were £170 for a van, with driver and passenger and 2 nights B&B.

    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 5 May 2018
    • Bulgaria

    Trail riding Bulgaria 2018
    When: 28th April 2018 to 5th May 2018
    Cost: £650 including 3 days guided riding OR £700 including 5 days guided riding. This will be decided as a group.

    These prices are discounted for our club members and are based on a minimum group size of 8.

    What's included:
    7 nights accommodation with full English breakfast.
    7 days riding with 3 or 5 days fully guided.
    Return shipping of your bike and gear from Preston.

    Not included:
    Flights to Sofia, transfers to the base.
    Lunches, evening meals and drinks.

    More info here:

    Register your interest for this event.
    £70 deposit due by the 30th September 2017 (NON-REFUNDABLE after this date.) Balance to be paid in full by 17th March 2018.

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