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ENDURO
The emphasis is a race against the clock as opposed to each other and endurance rather than point to point speed. Terrain covered is anything from unclassified roads to rutted forests where technique is important to maintain energy. Races can take as long as six hours. Bikes are road legal although some are less so by the end of the event.
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
MOTORCROSS
Flat out dirt racing against each other on tracks with jumps and tight turns. Maximum speed is Kept up for the 15-40 minute race. Everyone starts in a big line of up to forty riders, so the first turn is a BIG squeeze as everyone accelerates like crazy. He who dares wins.
 
 
 
 
   
   
 
 
THE RAFMSA
The RAF Motorsports Association Off-road Motorcycling Championship has been awarded since 1988. The members compete in motocross, enduro and trail riding and the decision was made to base a fair Championship on these different forms of off road riding.

For the past few years the Championship has consisted of five rounds with two motocross, two enduros and a 'Hare and Hounds' event, with four of the five events to count. This was seen as most fair because the competitors are from all around the country, working at different RAF stations and therefore have different working commitments.
 
 
 
   
THE RAFMSA ENDURO TEAM
The RAFMSA Enduro Team comprises of most of the RAFs best off road riders (and one that is also an excellent Road racer). The Team compete in the ACU British Solo Championship events among others events and our direct competition is the various different Corps of the Army.

The RAFMSA has also sent teams to compete in the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE). In the distant past, one RAFMSA member has been sufficiently good to represent the British Team at this highly prestigious event that can be considered the pinnacle of the sport. In 1999, the bike pictured was in the 74th ISDE at Coimbra, Portugal. It has also won the RAFMSA Championship twice.
 
 

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