Young Moree riders benefit from Jay Wilson's bLU cRU Rider Development School

The Moree Motorcycle Club is beginning to get back into the swing of things as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease, with champion rider Jay Wilson visiting to run a his bLU cRU Rider Development School over the weekend.

Around 35 riders attended school over the two days, focused on building safer and smarter riders.

"It was excellent. It was fantastic," Moree Motorcycle Club president Matt Anderson said.

"It's the first thing we've done in a very long time out there. It's just good that all the restrictions are starting to ease up.

"It's good to get a few kids coached by one of the best guys (Jay Wilson) in the country."


A lot of the focus of the school was on technique to help riders control any potential problematic situations that may arise on the track.

Anderson said both Jay and his brother Dee Wilson were a fantastic help for all the young riders that attended the school.

"He's (Jay) teaching them what he's learned throughout his years and what he's working on," he said.

"He's a current champion rider, he competes at the highest level and he shares a lot of what he's learning along the way.

"The kids always get a lot out of it. They're really good role models for the sport.

"Dee was a professional rider, he doesn't race anymore because he had an accident quite a few years ago...he was at the peak of his powers before he had the crash.

"They get down on the kids level. They're basically big kids themselves, they're very approachable. They create a fun environment to learn in, all the kids love the guys. They always give away free prizes, they take the time out for everybody."

The club is hoping to hold a practice day out at the track within the next few weeks as they start preparing for more regular events.

"We're just looking to see how everything goes over the next week or two. We're looking to kick off with some social and recreational ride days that anyone can come and participate in," Anderson said.

"We'll play it from there. If everything seems to be going well with the COVID guidelines and regulations.

"We just want to ease in and we'll go from there. If it's all looking good we'll build it up."

In the meantime, a number of riders from the club will be heading to Queensland for some competitive races in the near future.