It looks as if Manx Enduro star David Knight will not be riding for the Red Bull KTM team next season, when he returns to the World Championship.
The move will end a five year association with the manufacturer.
The Ballaugh rider admits to being "bored" by the Grand National Cross-Country series in the United States.
He made his debut last year and won the title, and currently has a 42 point lead as he defends the crown.
Knighter won World titles in 2005 and 2006, and says a return to the World stage will remotivate him:-