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Lampkin on a Bultaco Sherpa in 1978
|Died||2 April 2016 (aged 65)|
Martin Lampkin (28 December 1950 – 2 April 2016) was an English professional motorcycle competitor. He competed in many of off-road motorcycle events, but specialized in observed trials competitions. He won the inaugural FIM Trial World Championship held in 1975.
Lampkin is the father of twelve-time trials world champion, Dougie Lampkin. In a genre of motorcycling competition that features balletic grace and acrobatic finesse, Lampkin was known for using sheer momentum and physical strength to assault trials course sections.
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- News Editor. "Trials Biker Martin Lampkin Loses his Battle with Cancer". Keighley Online. http://www.keighleyonline.co.uk/community/news/633-trials-biker-martin-lampkin-loses-his-battle-with-cancer.html.