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Environment Plan

Environment Plan

Governing Bodies

Motorcycling SA
Motorcycling Australia



All machines will comply with the MA Manual of Motorcycle Sport, South Australian Reliability Trials Supplementary Rule Book, Road Traffic Act and A.D.R’s. Road traffic permits are acceptable.

Sidecar machines will also comply with SIDECAR REQUIREMENTS.

A competitor throughout the trial will use only one machine. Sidecar machines will be driven by the nominated rider, and will carry the nominated passenger throughout the trial.


TWO (2) of 50mm diameter (minimum) required per machine and must be mounted on the handlebars in the fully extended position (not folded) when presented to machine examination. The mirror glass must not be restricted by tape or any other obstacles that would impair the rider’s vision.


As per MA Manual of Motorcycle Sport, The handle bars must be equipped with a protection pad on the cross bar. Handle bars without a cross member must be equipped with a protection pad located in the middle of the handlebars, covering the handlebar clamps.

All handlebar ends to be securely plugged; not just blanked off.

SIDECAR Lanyard cut out switch must be fitted and operational as per GCR’s, the lanyard must be tethered to the rider whilst machine is being ridden.


For the purpose of attaching the competitors RIDING NUMBER (supplied by the organisers) at machine examination, each solo competitor shall supply a MOUNTING PLATE fixed to their machine in an unobstructed position on the left front side above the lower triple clamps.

Each sidecar team shall supply a MOUNTING PLATE fixed to their machine prominently on the left front corner of the sidecar body.

The MOUNTING PLATEmay be fabricated from metal, aluminium, or a durable plastic, of no less than 115mm x 90mm, and must be able to accept either of the numbers provided by the organisers.

A mounting bolt of 6mm in diameter shall be fixed to the plate for the purpose of attaching the metal, aluminium, or durable plastic number provided by the event organisers.

Failure to supply the MOUNTING PLATE will incur a 300 point penalty.

Adhesive numbers may be provided by the organizers, as an addition or substitution to metal, aluminium or plastic numbers.


All registered machines must be fitted with a registration plate as issued by the motor registration division.  All machines issued with permits must be fitted with a plate in similar position to where a registration plate would be mounted. The plate may be fabricated from metal, aluminium or durable plastic and shall be 215mm wide x 95mm high. FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL INCUR A PENALTY OF 30 POINTS.


SOLO &SIDECAR a tyre isNOT PERMITTEDto be used with the words “NOT FOR HIGHWAY USE” or similar type wording on the tyre. Some events may impose further restrictions.      TYRES NOT TO BE MODIFIED.


A warning device must be fitted and operational, the device must be continuous and audible to other road users.


Headlights (Maximum 2), with operational effective high and low beams minimum 25 watts must be fitted to the Motorcycle only.

Where a combination of headlights are fitted (Maximum 2), Halogen or High-Intensity Discharge (HID) is   acceptable for either headlight. At least one headlight must contain the high beam, and an effective short-range low beam behind the one lens. Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights will be accepted only for the auxiliary driving  second headlight. Only one auxiliary light is allowed along with the main light, and any amount of individual LED’s can be used in the LED array, as long as they are in the one housing.

If two headlights are fitted and only one of the two headlights has the low beam, the second light is considered to be an auxiliary light, and therefore must be simultaneously switched off by means of the main headlight high/low-beam switch only, when lights are dipped to low-beam.

High-Beam or auxiliary light maybe isolated by a separate switch, but the high-beam or driving light must not be operating when lights are switched to low-beam, and must be simultaneously switched off by means of the main headlight high/low-beam switch only, when lights are dipped to low-beam. Taillight and sidecar clearance light must be operating at all times when the headlight/s are on.

Tail lights for sidecars – two (2) red ones required.

One lamp will be on the centre line of the motorcycle, the other lamp will be fitted to the left side rear.

All machines are required to have a separate rear reflector, RED in colour. The dimensions shall not be less than 50mm round, or 25mm x 60mm rectangle. The Reflector must not obstruct any part of the registration plate.

Two reflectors, one either side, are required for sidecars. Reflective tape is not acceptable.