Holeshot Motocross Kawasaki are the Souths largest off road motorcycle dealer, supplying high quality used motocross, enduro, trials, children’s quads and bikes. Holeshot Motocross prides itself on a great level of customer service and with our staff out on the MX scene daily, you can be sure we know what’s new and what’s in the pipeline before many others!
A Kawasaki MULE PRO-DXT has been welcomed to a new home at the world-renowned Royal Berkshire Shooting School in partnership with Kawasaki UK and Kawasaki dealer TH White.
Established in 1991, the facility is a clay shooting school at its core with the aim of teaching the art of shotgun shooting. Game is simulated in the training and every guest is provided with an instructor. Located close to London and catering for groups from 4 to 100 people, Manager Director of the Royal Berkshire Shooting School, Dylan Williams explains, “There are three elements to the school – private tuition with 15,000 to 20,000 students a year and 8 fulltime instructors providing the coaching. We host up to 14 large charity functions every year and as of September2018, we have helped raise over £30 million for worthy causes since the school was established. The school also offers group sessions for businesses to conduct team building workshops, for entertaining clients, or leisure groups looking to celebrate events such as birthdays.
The MULE PRO-DXT has been faithfully commissioned to carry out a variety of duties that a hard working UTV can handle, from chauffeuring guests to moving equipment across the 100 acres of natural beauty at the venue.
“When we are handling clay pigeons, it is like handling eggs, so we need to know that when we are moving 10,000 clays, we need 10,000 clays to arrive intact at their destination,” said Dylan. “The torque of the MULE PRO-DXT is a pleasure and makes it extremely suitable to use on our turf or when climbing inclines.”
Being equipped with a Half Cab package including a windscreen, roof and rear panel, the four-seater MULE PRO-DXT can be converted to two seats which simultaneously extends the cargo bed for increased carrying capacity.
“The windscreen is a no-brainer for the school. It protects the drivers from the elements as well as wayward clay pigeons. From a management perspective the MULE is incredibly manageable and economical, being a diesel especially,” Dylan said.
The scale of the Royal Berkshire Shooting School is vast with over 7 towers, 70 automatic traps and over 120 manual traps. “Everyone who attends is here to learn and get better and the profile of the clientele ranges from 10-year-olds, many females and even a regular gentleman who attends three times a week who is in his 70s,” Dylan explains.
“We pride ourselves on making everything effortless for our customers. If they want to have a two or three-hour shooting session that requires a lot of cartridges, for example, we will use the MULE as a support vehicle to move cartridges and guns around ahead of them at certain shooting stands. We also have a number of clients that are physically challenged and the MULE will aid us in transporting them from A to B so they can embrace the whole experience along with everyone else. We also pride ourselves on the natural beauty of the property here and if we use other equipment like cars or tractors, they may have an adverse impact on the environment. Low flotation tyres taking large amounts of weight with careful driving means that this place can look as good in January as it does in July and to me the aesthetics are paramount.”
The partnership came about from recommendations by Bettws Hall, a Kawasaki ATV/UTV dealer located in Wales who offer a sport shooting facility and have also managed a game farm for over 29 years. Local to the school is Kawasaki dealer, TH White Ltd. who are known to the Royal Berkshire Shooting School and their clients, therefore it was natural for them to join the party and provide maintenance for the MULE PRO-DXT.
“I thought, Bettws Hall is running six of the best shoots in the UK in some of the most arduous terrain of any location and we were conscious of wanting a product that could do it all. From carrying our clients in relative luxury as they go up and down the valley on our property, to fulfil a tough work regime of putting out tens of thousands of clays per year, moving batteries, chain harrowing and the whole lot. There was no other real option than looking for the Kawasaki MULE PRO-DXT,” Dylan commented.
In the true style of dedication that is so prevalent in everything that they do, The Royal Berkshire Shooting School plan to organise RUV training for their staff, conducted by the European ATV Safety Institute (EASi).
Kawasaki Motors UK Product Manager for ATV and MULE, Simon Riches said, “The MULE PRO-DXT is a rugged and very versatile UTV which has proven itself over the years, not only in the farming market but as a workhorse in similar sporting environments. We at Kawasaki Motors UK are pleased to be associated with the Royal Berkshire Shooting School and look forward to the future partnership.”
We are pleased to announce that we are the title sponsors for the 2019 Dawn to Dusk Enduro event.
The race will take place on the 24th-25th of August and is set to be a great weekend. The event is split into 3 races, 6 hours, 12 hours or 24 you choose your fate. Can you handle 24 hours? This can be done solo or as part of a team so don’t be too scared if you feel you are not up to the challenge.
As the title sponsors, we are of course going to be present at the event. We will be entering a team and we are hoping to take the victory. We will also be present at the event with a small trade stand (we won’t have tons of spares). We will have spare tyres available and, yes we can fit them if you need a hand.
We know the Welsh like to party so we are planning the entertainment for the event to make sure that its a good time for everyone.
We will be making more announcements closer to the event with what we have planned! But for now, the entries are open so click the link below and get booked in. If you need anything to prepare for the event then be sure to contact us for anything you need. We will be sure to help you out. If you are on the market for a bike to race the event then check out our enduro range here:
It’s very exciting times here at Holeshot Motocross. You may have seen that we have taken on KTM and are going to be an official dealer in time for the 2020 range to be released. This has triggered a lot of change to take place in the shop.
If you have been in our showroom before you would have seen the upstairs mezzanine. This is being extended throughout the shop, pretty much doubling our space. Great news for you guys!
We will have more bikes, new and used! We will have more parts and more kit!
KTM power parts will be available in store and we will be the place to be for all your needs. This will all be online and can be shipped to you with next day delivery. Or if you would rather come in and have a coffee we will be stocking as many parts as possible. (If a part is not in stock then we can order direct from Austria and it will be with us within three days.) We want to keep you on track and “ready to race” see what we did there
With kit in mind, we have also signed a deal with Alpinestars to stock the full range! Everything from Tech 10s to the new Supertech helmet and everything in between. All of this will be available in the coming weeks both instore and online!
The building work is scheduled to start on the 18th of March, during this time we are still open for business however the showroom is closed for health and safety reasons, so if you do plan on popping in, please let us know beforehand what bikes you would like to view!
Anyway, like we’ve said there is a lot going on and we can’t wait to see the finished outcome. The showroom is going to look great, watch this space!
Buying a used bike can be something people shy away from. Now if you have the money to get a new one then yeah go for it. However, some people are not in that position but still have the same love for the sport that we do. Therefore they have no choice but to go used.
This creates a dilemma, do you buy from a shop or do you buy privately. You may get a better deal privately, sure. But can you trust that ‘Joe Bloggs’ has taken care of his ‘01 Cr 250’ that’s lent against the fence still plastered in mud? He may say it just had a top end rebuild but it will have you questioning, has it really?
So then you look at what the dealers have to offer. The bikes look clean and make you feel you’re getting something worth your money. But still, it’s always in the back of your head that this is still a used bike.
Of course, we can never be certain that your bike isn’t going to blow. We do however do our utmost to prevent this from happening. We test ride all used bikes to make sure all the gears are there and just to listen to the engine we don’t want any knocks or anything unusual. The bikes are then given a deep clean before they even come into the workshop. The bikes are given the once over buy one of our mechanics, Oil changed, air filters cleaned. And any issues will be addressed, such as valve clearances wheel bearings etc.
Once the workshop is happy that bike will then get the green light to go into the showroom. You see it want it and buy it. But your still questioning have I done the right thing. At the end of the day, it’s a lot of money that you are parting ways with. So that’s why we let you give the bike a once over yourself in store. We have a full toolbox for you to use at your own risk. This just gives you the peace of mind to go over the nuts and bolts making sure that we do our job correctly. This also comes with a tick sheet of the standard stuff to address.
That’s it the bike is yours, your obviously excited and go riding that very weekend. Disaster strikes and something goes wrong. At the end of the day its a used dirt bike. Not to worry, we offer a 30-day engine and gearbox warranty. Just bring the bike back and we will address and fix the issue.
So there you have it there is always that risk when buying a used motocross bike but its just how brutal the sport is. We want our customers to have confidence when they are buying from us and as we are trading standards approved means you can trust that the bike is as describes.
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