Visiting any grassroots enduro race in the UK, you could be forgiven for thinking that participation is booming. So what is it with the curse of a ‘UK National’ title that keeps killing events?
It would be fair to say the UK has a chequered past with the success of national level series. Even ignoring the sad year of 2016 where two rival ‘national series’ popped up with the same name before one spectacularly folded, taking everyone’s entry money, attempts to run a viable nationwide series have yet proved unsustainable. Last year, Si Patons British Enduro Series closed the doors, only …read more