S3 joins as official hard parts and apparel partner


DL12 Indoor Trial, which will take place on Saturday 13th January at the Utilita Arena Sheffield – is delighted to welcome S3 as the event’s official hard parts and apparel partner. The Girona based company is a leading brand in the off-road sector and is actively involved in the sport of Trial at the highest level with recognised riders using their clothing and parts, and as a sponsor of the outdoor and indoor World Championships.

Represented in the UK by John Shirt Motorcycles, who was instrumental in developing this exciting new partnership, S3 will be involved in the second edition of the DL12 Indoor Trial in several different ways. Firstly, they will be visible and a partner of one of the new sections to be added for the 2024 season opening competition, with their bespoke branding adding an extra dimension to this fresh hazard that will be fully revealed on the day.

2024 will see the introduction of stands from all the Trial manufacturers including Beta, Electric Motion, GASGAS, Honda, Scorpa, Sherco, TRRS and Vertigo, around the perimeter of the now titled S3 Paddock and Warm Up Area. Here fans will be able to enjoy the latest models from all the major brands, be part of the rider autograph session and watch the riders warm up ahead of the main event.

As previously announced, early January will see the World’s top five Trial riders arrive in Sheffield alongside three more than capable British challengers, all the minders for this incredible line up will be provided with custom made S3 bibs displaying their rider’s name which will include Toni Bou, Jaime Busto, Gabriel Marcelli, Matteo Grattarola, Adam Raga, Toby Martyn, Billy Green and Harry Hemingway.

Commenting on this new partnership DL12 Indoor Trial co-promoter Jake Miller said: “S3 is a brand we know well and have admired for some time. We would like to thank John Shirt for bringing them to the table and to Michel for stepping in with such a great level of support at this stage in our planning process. Their involvement will certainly add something extra to the event which is great for all concerned.

Adding his own remarks S3 founder and owner Michel Kaufmann stated: “We are very pleased and proud to become an official partner of the DL12 Indoor Trial both from a global respective, as it is always the first international event of each season, plus the UK is an important market for us. Equally we know the level of professionalism of all the projects from Dougie and Jake, so it is great to have S3 as part of this particular event.”

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