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12th World’s Smallest Triple Meet
Jul 1 all-day

The 12th WSTM is starting at 12.06 o’ clock from the meeting point cafe Ruskopirtti, in Otalampi and address is Vanha Porintie 661, 03300 Otalampi .

About 150 miles ride on interesting small roads and interesting places.

Ride is meant for Meriden and Small Heath triples, if not have 3 cylinders but made in England before 1988, you are welcome. Free admission and jury decide who will get trophies.
More info:

Veli Kahkonen, +358407250796

Crich Tramway Museum Classic Bike Show
Jul 1 all-day



Classic Motorcycle Event

Sun 1st July @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This event is being organised in conjunction with the Vincent H.R.D Owners Club and sponsored by Derwent Waste Management, and is for motorcycles built prior to January 1994.

Prizes for ‘Best British Motorcycle’, ‘Best International Motorcycle’ decided by a judge and ‘Best in Show’ which will be decided by a public vote.

Visitors will be able to admire classic bikes of many different ages and makes and enjoy seeing them bring ridden on The Street alongside classic trams from our Collection.

ACU National Road Rally
Jul 7 – Jul 8 all-day

ACU National Road Rally

 There are two ways in which you can enter the National Road Rally, either on-line or by post. In order to enter on-line you must have a valid e-mail account and a credit/debit card or PayPal® account. The entry fees can be seen in the table below

Fees By Post On-Line
Individual Entry Fee £30.00 £29.00
Passenger Entry Fee £10.00 £9.00
Team Entries Free Free
RTA Insurance Free Free

To enter on-line simply click here and complete the entry form. After completing the entry form you will be taken to PayPal® to complete payment. Once payment has been completed and cleared you will be sent an e-mail confirming your entry number. Entry numbers will not be allocated until payment has been completed.

To submit a postal entry simply click here to download the National Road Rally entry form, complete the entry form and post it to National Road Rally entry secretary, ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warks CV21 2YX with a cheque for the correct amount made payable to ‘ACU Ltd’.

Previous entrants of the National Road Rally will receive entry forms through the post.

Beezumph 27 @ Anglesey
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
Llangollen International Motorcycle Festival @ Royal International Pavilion
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day


Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen LL20 8SW

Back by popular demand – John McGuinness WILL be at LlanBikeFest 2018!

John McGuinness said: “I had such a good time at LlanBikeFest in 2017 – and I will definitely be there again in August. It’s a weekend of fun and a great family affair.  I feel completely re-charged. Everything feels good – but it’s been a long journey. Hopefully I will be in better shape next year and there is no reason I can’t bring a few more of my bike collection with me and just enjoy it.”

LlanBikeFest is run by a group of North Wales enthusiasts who are mad about bikes of all kinds – on road, off road, racing, touring, classics and custom. If they have two wheels (or three at a pinch), we love ‘em – including scooters! That’s why LlanBikeFest is an ‘International Festival of Motorcycling’. A celebration of biking – not just a show.

NMM Ride In @ National Motorcycle Museum
Aug 11 all-day

Further Details to be announced

9th Aussie Triples Rally
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day

The 9th Aussie Triples Rally will be held at Evans Head, Northern NSW for three days from Friday 17th August 2018.  This year on the Monday 20th after our rally we are organising a 320km ride to Inverell, in the Tablelands where the local classic club is organising a full three days of rides in and around their area.

On Thurday 23rd we will ride 230km back to Grafton to attend their 3 day annual classic rally (1 hr south of Evans Head so trailers etc can be left and be picked up on the way back). This will give us 10 days of tripling!


GTR 12 – German Triple Run
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
Classic TT Week I.O.M. @ Isle of Man
Aug 24 – Aug 27 all-day

The TR3OC will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of our iconic British triples at the 2018 Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts. TR3OC is organising a spectacular display of both road and racing triples together with associated memorabilia.

Tridents are the most successful  production racer ever at the TT winning six consecutive production class races on the island

Visitors to the Isle of Man during the Classic TT will be able to see a comprehensive collection of motorcycles including the rebuilt Slippery Sam, courtesy of the National Motorcycle Museum as well as the first Triumph Trident to be raced around the famous Mountain Course in 1969 – the Hughes Triumph that was ridden by Martin Carney.

A dozen more notable race bikes will also be displayed as well as a selection of artist John Hancox’s pen and ink drawings. John is a Technical Illustrator whose work can be seen every time a Triumph Trident Parts Manual is opened.

Along with the racing legends the display will feature a definitive collection of road bikes. Starting with a 1969 Aquamarine T150 together with UK and US examples of various bikes, including Hurricane, Rocket 3’s T150V’s and T160’s.

The Trident model that completed a 24 hour sponsored ride around the TT Course for the Manx Grand Prix Helicopter Fund and will again be raising funds for this great  cause at the display with the obligatory collecting buckets. In addition a replica Travelling Marshal’s Trident and the original marshals bike that was ridden by Travelling Marshal, Des Evans will be displayed for visitors. The Martin Russell Parallelogram will also be on display.

There will be a closed road parade around the TT Course on Saturday 25th August with many of the display bikes taking part. The lap will see Des Evans reunited with his Travelling Marshal’s Trident for a lap of 37 ¾ miles, while Ian Martin, TT star Guy’s father, will be riding his BSA Rocket 3.

On the morning of Sunday 26th August, the display will temporarily de-camp to Jurby Motodrome where the Vintage Motorcycle Club’s Isle of Man section host their annual Festival of Jurby event. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the world’s greatest display of Vintage and Classic motorcycles – not only on their paddock stands but also spreading the instantly recognisable aroma of Castrol R on the Jurby racetrack.

Commenting on the anniversary  Ian Bradshaw TR3OC Area Rep for the Isle of Man, said:

“None of the above would have been possible had it not been for the input of the Isle of Man Government, Department for Enterprise’s Motorsport Team and the Isle of Man’s Vintage Motorcycle Club Section as well as and importantly everyone who has allowed their bikes and memorabilia to be displayed.  I hope everyone interested in motorcycles takes the opportunity to enjoy what is the display of a lifetime.”

See here for more information on the Classic TT.

15th French Trident & Rocket 3 International Rally
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day



15th French International Trident & Rocket 3 Club Rally

7th, 8th & 9th  September 2018
From Friday afternoon to Sunday noon
1968 – 2018
You are welcome to celebrate together the “50th” anniversary of the release
of the BSA & TRIUMPH “3 cylinders”

Subscriptions are limited to 90 people and the rally is therefore reserved exclusively for owners of Classic three cylinder TRIUMPH and BSA motorcycles who will be arriving on their bikes.

Subscription date limit: May 14th 2018.

You will receive an exact location map upon receipt of your subscription form.

Registration cost for the weekend: 100,00 € .
It includes:
–    All meals
–    Camping
–    Musical entertainment
–    Visit to a place of interest
–    T shirt commemorating the 50th anniversary
–     Raffle


–    On-site accomodation : 30 places available in a hotel with 15 rooms (for 2 persons) managed by the club for this weekend.

–    List of local hotels, gites and B&B’s available on request.

NB: The Club Trident Rocket 3 France website has been severely contaminated by repeated attacks from China and the eradication of viruses has consistently failed.
The site had to be rebuilt completely and is in the final phase.

To prevent any further delay, the sending of invitations has been done via the email address of a friend using Acymailing for grouped mailings.
Fill out the “attached PDF” form (s), click on “print” and send the documents by mail to the following address:
Club Trident-Rocket3 France – 1 Chemin des Clous – 49220 Montreuil sur Maine

Contact : Georges BOISNIERE
Phone n°: 00 33 6 30 35 36 74






Lakeland Camping Weekend @ Church Stile Farm Campsite
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day

The TR3OC Lakeland Camping Weekend 2018.

Location: Church Stile Holiday Park, Nether Wasdale, Cumbria, CA20 1ET



Friday night Barbecue, Saturday & Sunday Breakfasts supplied only by prior arrangement.

Mention your catering requirements when booking with the campsite. Vegetarian options are available.

Saturday: Planned ride-out to place of interest, returning for evening meal at the Low Wood Hall Hotel.

Booking your stay could not be easier:

Book Online at (filling in TR3OC in the special requirements box)


Phone the Campsite on (01946) 726 252. Mention TR3OC.

Campsite queries by Email:

Contact the organisers to advise of your attendance by:



Phone: (0191) 263 3600


The event is limited to a strictly enforced maximum of 50 patrons. Also, we need to contact you with updates and arrange booking of your Saturday evening meal.

Please be advised, the Holiday Park operates a QUIET SITE policy between 11pm & 7am. It is anticipated that all attendees will be considerate in this respect.

Jim D. Smith – Organiser

Stui Paul Smith – Coordinator