The Aldermaston Nomads and Surrey TRF Pathfinder 3 Stage Trial 2024 – ENTRIES OPEN

Entries are now open for the 2024 Aldermaston Nomads and Surrey TRF Pathfinder 3 Stage Trial

Once again, we have secured the use of Bagshot – Training areas D1 and D2 (both sides of the M3). Event date is Sunday 19th May 2024

We anticipate it will fill quickly, so don’t delay entering. This year, we are trying a return to email and BACS based entry. Please download and complete the attached form : here

Once completed, please email it to  Once you have emailed the form, please transfer the entry fee via BACS to the account detailed in the entry – please remember to add your name as a reference.  
Classes as per entry form
Entry Fee will be £50, plus another £10 if you require an ACU day licence.

We are looking for observers and helpers, so if you’d like to help, please let us know.

Info on 

Never done a 3 stage?
Its a mix between a trial, a time trial and an enduro based on the original Army training trials format for all levels of rider! Below you can see an idea of how it usually works. Number of laps depends on course and conditions on the day. Stage 1 – Trial. 2 laps of 10 trials sections which are wide (big enough for trail and enduro bikes). Marking is 0,1,2,3,5  Around 2 hours to complete. There will be a short special test in this Stage. During this stage only, there will be Expert gates to challenge the Expert class riders. The other classes follow the main route. Stage 2 – Time Trial. 2 or 3 laps of the same sections (possibly eased slightly), but with a time limit of around an hour and a half. Harsher marking in the form of 0,3,5.  Multiple bikes allowed in a section, but at riders risk! No Expert gates due to multiple bikes in the sections. Stage 3 –  3 or 4 laps in an hour but sections are not observed for footing or stopping – you just pass through the sections begins gate and any guide tapes as a checkpoint.  Number of laps depends on class and conditions on the day. There is a break between each stage to have a rest, refuel etc.  

This entry was posted in Newsletter on March 20, 2024Edit