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Twenty-two times World Trials Champion, Toni Bou, has signed for the Repsol Honda Team for a further three years - taking his contract into 2021.

This may disappoint a few people who had hoped that the Spaniard would make the move into hard enduro and have a go at something new.

The Repsol Honda Team and Toni Bou have lengthened their agreement, which currently unites the two parties until 2018, with a longer-term contract. The 22-times world champion’s extension with HRC will add three more years to the contract, which will conclude at the end of the 2021, after fifteen seasons with the team.

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"I am very happy to remain linked to this great family, where I have managed to fulfil my lifetime dreams," told Bou. "Here, they treat me amazingly and I attempt to pay it back in the best way I know and try to enjoy it. Being connected to HRC and Repsol Honda Team until 2021 is a particular success in itself too and I will be happy to enjoy these remaining years battling to get more titles and evolving to the maximum.

"I am grateful to Honda and the whole team for treating me as well as they have always done, and I reiterate that this long relationship with the team also shows the excellent bond that we have always maintained."

Toni Bou once again places his trust in both Repsol Honda Team, the result of which has been a lengthy, ongoing success story for both team and rider. Over the last decade Bou has turned into the absolute dominant figure in Trial, becoming the most-garlanded rider in the history of motorcycling with an astonishing twenty-two consecutive world titles.

Will we ever see Toni in hard enduro? Here's hoping, but until then we can just enjoy him taking another probable eight world titles, indoor and out, until his contract is up for renewal again.

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