About the club

Hello and welcome to the BikeWise Mini Bike Club.
This page will give you all the information regarding how to register with the ACU.
What guidelines and rules are involved in attending our meetings and also what type of Minimoto can be used.
The club has been formed in conjunction with Durham Police Motorcycle Section & Durham County Council to provide venues for the safe use of Minimoto bikes under strict guidelines set by the Auto Cycle Union (The governing body of motorcycle sport in the UK).


The club is open to young persons aged between 6 and 17 years of age who have their own minimoto.
Parental consent is a requirement to become a member.


Meetings will be held throughout the year (on a weekend) at various locations in Durham County.


In order to attend a meeting the riders must become a registered member of the ACU. This will provide insurance cover in respect of public liability, and personal accident for marshals and officials.
+ RIDERS ARE NOT COVERED FOR PERSONAL ACCIDENT +
Meetings will be held on prepared circuits under the control of qualified marshals.
MEETINGS ARE CLASSED AS PRACTICE SESSIONS AND ARE NOT COMPETATIVE RACES.
Riders will be charged £3.00 to participate in a meeting.


Strict guidelines govern the type of Minimoto which can be used.
These are:-

39-49cc air-cooled  engine
Cord Pull start
No suspension
Have appropriate chain guard correctly fitted

Maximum wheel size 6.5 inches
*** If your machine does not conform to the above specification it cannot be used!***
Yes
This type - ALLOWED
No
This type NOT ALLOWED



Riders must have the following safety equipment:-
Helmet
Eye Protection
Gloves
Elbow / Knee Pads



Click HERE to download a rider registration form Click Here to print a registration form,  which needs to be filled in by the parent/guardian each year.
Licences run from the 1st January to the 31st December (regardless of when issued)

A passport sized photograph must be enclosed with the riders name on the back, and also a cheque for £5 payable to ACU Ltd (or complete credit/debit card details on form). 

Return cheque, photo & form to :

BikeWise Mini Bike Club
10 Oakfield Crescent
Bowburn
Durham
DH6 5DF


Your registration form will be processed by us and forwarded to ACU. You Licence will be returned to you in due course.


BikeWise Mini Bike Club is a not for profit organization, run predominately by volunteers. We do not receive any specific funding and continue to run through voluntary donations.
If you wish to make a donation to the club please click on the link below :
© BikeWise Mini Bike Club 2011