Events 2024 (Dates will be added in BLACK as they are confirmed)

Fail to plan, and you plan to fail

If you wish to organise an event, great, but please advertise it to all on the site and mail us first to avoid dates clashing with other BTBC events. All events, where possible, should be posted at least 2 months in advance to allow time for people to make their plans.

March 22nd, 23rd, & 24th 2024 - THE 'BORDERS ON POSH' (BOP) - 4 WHEELS FORWARD MYSTERY TOUR WEEKEND 2024. - Back for 2024 to build on the fab trips previouse years (Again for 2024, Two Fab Hotels, Two Nights, 3 Days Driving) A very special early car trip to blow off the winter blues and build on the success of previouse years trips in this fabulous part of the country for the driving enthusiast. The'Borders On Posh' (BOP) 4 Wheels Forward Mystery Tour is back for 2024- This trip is a must do for anyone wishing to give their 4 wheeled favorite a good run out early in the year to start as you mean to carry on, solo, with the Wife, or with a friend. This will be a 2 centre trip with two lovely Hotels, in two stunning locations, allowing us to cover more of the superb, quiet driving roads this area has to offer. We will all meet up late on the morning of Friday 22nd, to hopefully give everyone the chance to join in from anywhere in the UK and give us more time to do all the fantastic Borders routes along the way.....more info...

To book your place on The Borders On Posh (BOP) - 4WF Mystery Tour 2024, hit this link, then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

'Borders On Posh' (BOP) - 4WFMT (Who is going?)

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April 5th, 6th & 7th, 2024 - THE BTBC TOUR OF WALES WEEKEND 2024. - Here by popular demand - This is it, our very first big Bike weekend away for 2024. Always a good excuse to get the bike out early and definitely the way to make sure you have an exciting and active year on your bike in 2024. This is the trip where new friendships are made and plans are confirmed for 2024. We will be sticking to the 3 day format to get time to do all the really interesting lanes that Wales has to offer. However, the plan is to try a new meeting place to mix things up a little. So, we will meet up at the NEW MEETING PLACE - THE WELCOME BREAK TELFORD SERVICES M54 - JUNCTION 4 ON THE M54 JUST BEFORE TELFORD, Shifnal, TF11 8TG. Head for Telford on the M54, then come off at J4 and head for the services. If you park in the Caravan Park at the side of the Petrol Station we can all see each other. Please be there for a 10.00am departure and fuel up as you arrive. Please arrive much earlier than this if you want to take a coffee/breakfast. This should allow people from further afield to travel over on the Friday Morning We will then..............more info...

To book your place on The BTBC Tour of Wales 2024, hit this link, then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

Wales 24, Who is going + Who went in the past + The pictures and stories from years gone.

May 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th, 2024 - (**4 Nights**) - 'THE BTBC SCOTTISH HIGHLAND TOUR 2024'. Welcome back to the 5 day format for the BTBC 'Fabulous' Scottish Highland Tour 2024. A Trip not to be missed. **The plan is to meet up at the NEW MEETING PLACE, SCOTCH CORNER SERVICES PETROL STATION at 9am on Saturday morning. Please fuel up as you arrive. We will then head north west up into the borders. From the meeting point we'll take a interesting and complicated route up through the Scottish lowlands, to eventually Cross the Clyde to our first Hotel overlooking the lock. North of the Clyde. After a good meal , good banter, and maybe a wee drink, we will get a good nights kip before we rise for breakfast the next morning, to start to head up on a spectacular route to Applecross........more info

To book your place on The BTBC 'Fabulous' Scottish Highland Tour 2024 , hit this link, ,then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

Who is going in 2024 and who went + all the pictures and reports from years gone


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June - 7th to 16th 2024 - 4WF "THE ITALIAN JOB 2" SWISS TIME 2024 - Here it is at last, our second 4WF Alpine Adventure. After the success and ease of last years heist, we simply have to do it again, only better! Mr Bridger thinks that Johnny foreigner will never expect us Bits to do the same job twice, and they will never know what hit em. With a new plan, using different routes to sneak over the border, we will be in and out before they even realise we were there, again!

On Days Like These - It is time once again to get your own version of the Lamborghini P400 out of the garage to join Charlie Croker on a spectacular 4WF Alpine heist to rob some more Italian culture from the ever unsuspecting Johnny foreigner, then bring it back to Blighty again for our Mr. Bridger. Not one to be missed people!.... This holiday will be a real Grand Tour Road Trip, taking in as many of the best car driving roads and spectacular sights possible, as we enjoy our second 4WF Alpine Adventure. In true Grand Tour style, we will take in as much as we can in this slightly extended 10 day trip, while still enjoying time to take in the sights along with some culture as we head through Switzweland........more info

To book your place on The 4WF Italian Job-2, hit this link, then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

4WF "The Italian Job 2" Swiss Time - 2024 - Who's going

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July - 6th to 16th 2024 - THE STELLA 'ON THE MED' TOUR - 2024 This trip will build on this classic blast from the past, while introducing pastures new all the way down to the Med (don't forget your Speedo's). This will be a truly superb trip with very limited numbers. A posh, and exciting trip with some of the very best passes we have ever done, along with some new alpine passes, gorges, and amazing balcony roads, all in the true spirit of the BTBC and the Stella Alpina Rally. This will be a real Alpine Holiday/adventure. With eight days riding taking in the best of the Alps and two days to do what ever you fancy. It will also include many of the very best passes from years gone by, so do not worry, you will still get the chance to ride all your favorites, including many of the highest and most spectacular road passes in the Alps. Along with many new and exciting routes, Gorges and Balcony Roads, to add to your favourites list. This whole trip will be BTBC Nirvana..............more info

To book your place on THE STELLA 'ON THE MED' TOUR - 2024, hit this link, then print off a booking form. Be Quick!!

The Big Trail Bike 'Stella On The Med' Tour 2023 - Who's going and who went on trips past + The pictures and stories from years gone by.

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September 15th, 16th & 17th 2023 - A REAL BLAST FROM THE PAST, AGAIN - THE NEW 'COAST TO COAST CHALLENGE' RUN 2023- Many of you out there will still fondly recall the heady days of The BTBC National Coast to Coast Rally Challenge, when up to, and over 70 Bigtrailbikes would descend on Flamborough Head Light House to compete in this very special Biktrailbike navigation rally. Some of you may even still have the T-shirts or trophies from one or more of the years this remarkable event ran (Make sure you bring them for the C2C Run)! So, in memory of this truly wonderful event, again!, we once more give you the all new, 'Coast to Coast Challenge' Run 2023. This run will build on 2021/2 and take in many of the very best roads and lanes the event covered over the years, all in the true spirit of the event itself, while traveling from sea to shining sea across this stunning part of the country. A real 'Old School' Bigtrailbike run, including all the very best roads and lanes that formed part of this spectacular challenge. All wrapped up in a fantastic weekend away on the bike with like minded people. The trip will include 3 days of riding the best and most obscure roads and lanes from the coast to coast rally (don't worry, you won't have to worry about navigation!), along with two nights hotel accommodation in stunning locations on a B&B basis. All you have to do is.......

Friday 15th September. New Meeting Place, near the fuel pumps, after the Costa, at Moto Wetherby Services J46, A1(M), where it crosses the A69. Follow the Fuel signs for cars as you enter and fuel up as you arrive please.@10.45 (earlier if you want a coffee) for an 11:00am departure. (LS22 5GT).

For full information on The Coast to Coast Run 2023, hit ths ilink, then book your place on this 'Old School' Bigtrailbike run.

The Coast 2 Coast Challenge 2023 (Who's going?)


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. - '4 WHEELS FORWARD COAST TO COAST CAR TOUR 2022'. - Well, after a superb first C2C 4WF in 2021, it just has to be done again in 2022. This trip is a must do for anyone wishing to give their 4 wheeled favorite a good run out in the sun, either solo, with your partner, or with a good friend. We will all meet up on Friday 10th, before lunch to hopefully give everyone the chance to join in from anywhere in the UK and give us more time to do all the fantastic routes and take in all the sights this stunning run has to offer. However, if you have to work on the Friday and can only join us at our Hotel on the Friday evening on the East coast, feel free to do so, just let me know in advance please........more info.........

To book your place on The all new C2C 4 Wheels Forward Mystery tour, hit this link, then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

Coast 2 Coast 4WFMT (Who's Going?)

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September 30th to October 5th 2022 - ' SCOTTISH 4 WHEELS FORWARD 'APPLECROSS OR BUST ' 2022'. To build on the overwhelming success of the last two 4WF Scottish trips, all agreed we should do it all again in 2022. Welcome to the third Scottish 4 Wheels Forward - Applecross or Bust, Highland Mystery Tour 2022. Again, we have extended the trip by the one night to make it more of a holiday and allow extra time in this stunning part of the world to take in some of the best driving roads anywhere in the world. The New Meeting Place is, in, or near the far end of the Coach Park across from the pumps, up from Greggs, at Moto Ferrybridge Services J33, A1(M), where it crosses the M62. Follow the Coach signs as you enter and fuel up as you arrive please. We will meet up at 9.15 sharp, for a 9.30AM departure. I will hand out a Walkie Talkie for each vehicle as usual to help with directions and for general 4WF banter on the move. This is a reasonably central meeting point with good motorway access for all and a selection of digs nearby for those who wish to stay over. We will then be away for 9.30am onto some lovely roads heading Northwest. Please fuel up as you arrive and arrive much earlier if you wish to take coffee or a breakfast. From the meeting point, we'll take an interesting and complicated route up through Yorkshire and into the Scottish Borders to eventually Cross the Clyde. Then it's over some lovely roads to our first Hotel overlooking a Loch to watch the sun go down. After a good meal, a wee drink and some sleep (Always a good night), we'll rise the next morning, take a relaxed breakfast at our lovely Hotel, then head up...................more info

To book your place on The Scottish 4 Wheels Forward - Applecross or Bust + 2021, hit this link, ,then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

Who's going on 'The next Scottish 4WF - Applecross or Bust + 2022 + who went in 2020 & 2021?

October - 13th, 14th & 15th 2023 - TOUR OF WALES 2 WEEKEND 2023. - Here by popular demand - This is it, our very last Big Trail Bike weekend away for 2023. Always a good excuse to get the bike out one last time and definitely the way to make sure you have an exciting and active year on your bike in 2024. This is the trip where new friendships are made and plans are floated for 2024, not one to be missed. We will be sticking to the new 3 day format to get time to do all the really interesting lanes that South and North Wales has to offer. We have done this for a while now and it is a real improvement. So the plan is to meet up at the NEW MEETING PLACE - RAVEN CAFE - NEXTDOOR TO The Midway Truck Stop - Cafe, Prees Heath, Whitchurch SY13 3JT. Take the A41 south from the Whitchurch Bypass for 1.4 miles. The Cafe is just before the second roundabout, on the Northbound side, where the A41 meets the A49. Please be there for 10.00am and fuel up as you arrive. Please arrive much earlier than this if you want to take a coffee/breakfast.........more info...

To book your place on The Tour of Wales 2 - 2023, hit this link, then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

Wales 2 - 2023, Who is going + Who went in the past + The pictures and stories from years gone.

November 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th 2023 - ' THE 4WF DRAGON RALLY - BONFIRE NIGHT MYSTERY TOUR 2023'. The all new 4WF Dragon Rally Bonfire Night Bash 2023. Always a superb 4WF weekend away. For any fine weather bike riders out there, or for any one with a 4 Wheeled pet to exercise. Here it is, to extend our season of getting out in the lanes and getting together one last time in the year, call it an early Christmas doo lol. Don't knock it till you've tried it people, this is a real hoot in any vehicle and the roads are well chosen for the 4 wheelers.. This is your last chance this year to dig out your 4 wheel favorite, maybe grab the Mrs (or Mr) or even a mate and get out for a weekends sightseeing on the best roads I can come up with. Any vehicle with 3 wheels or more that is capable of completing around 400 miles ish without having to be pushed by others too much, will do the trick.

We are trying a new format this year. As many of you often take a hotel for the night before our trips due to the distance you have to travel, or just due to the fact you like to extend your trip a little. We plan to meet up around 1pm on the Thursday for those that can make it and have a relaxed few hours in the lanes before our first hotel just over the border in Mid Wales. The plan is to........more info

To book your place on The 4WF Dragon Rally - Bonfire Night Mystery tour, hit this link, then print off a booking form. Send this along with your remittance to the address on the form.

Wales 4WFMT (Who's going?)