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Callum Paterson Still Favoured, Even on Unfamiliar Terrain

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 11:48 am | Bikesport NZ

August 17, 2017: Waikato teenager Callum Paterson has never before raced at the sandy Taikorea Motorcycle Park facility, on the outskirts of Palmerston North, but that's no reason not to expect him to win there on Sunday. More >>

Yamaha's May Has Taikorea in His Sights

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:18 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 15, 2017: This weekend's fourth round of seven in the popular NZXC cross-country series could be make or break time for a couple of riders with trophy-winning aspirations. More >>

Cody Cooper Makes It Five Tarawera Motorcross Wins

Monday, 7 August 2017, 9:58 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 6, 2017: Honda hero Cody Cooper is fast closing in on claiming a new dirt bike record. The 33-year-old won his sixth national MX1 motocross crown earlier this year and at the weekend he made it a fifth time that he's now also won the fabled ... More >>

Yamaha's Grey Goes From Strength to Strength

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 11:27 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 2, 2017: It seems that Waikato's Ashton Grey goes faster and faster every time he throws his leg over a bike. More >>

Paul Whibley Tames Woodhill Forest Cross-Country Series

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 10:28 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 1, 2017: Manawatu's Paul Whibley was in a class of his own at the second round of four in the popular Woodhill Two-man Cross-country Series west of Auckland on Sunday. More >>

Coppins Philosophical About Weekend in Britain

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:20 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 1, 2017: Motueka's Josh Coppins didn't have the best of it during his wildcard appearance at the Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championships round at the weekend, but he's putting on a brave face nonetheless. More >>

NZ Squad Named for 2017 Motocross of Nations

Friday, 28 July 2017, 9:52 am | Bikesport NZ

July 27, 2017 - The Motocross of Nations is the biggest and best motocross of the year and once again New Zealand will have a massive presence at this "Olympic Games of motocross". The year's event, on the first day of October, will be ... More >>

Coppins Not There Just to Make up the Numbers

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 4:39 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 25, 2017: He's officially been retired from fulltime motocross racing for a few seasons now, but don't try telling Josh Coppins that he should slow down any time soon. More >>

MNZ plans ahead for 2018 World Champs Bid

Friday, 21 July 2017, 3:00 pm | Bikesport NZ

MNZ PLANS AHEAD FOR 2018 WORLD CHAMPS BID JULY 20, 2017: Motorcycling New Zealand is looking to the future and has put a Kiwi former world champion in charge of helping to create fresh ones. The governing body for motorcycling in New Zealand, MNZ has ... More >>

Coutney Duncan Primed to Go on Attack at Women's Motocross

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:23 am | Bikesport NZ

The Altherm Yamaha Racing Team rider from Palmerston will likely be centre of attention when the racers line up at the fourth round of six in this season's Women's Motocross World Championships (WMX) at Loket, in the Czech Republic, on Saturday and Sunday. More >>

Greatest Rivalry in Sport is Rekindled

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 9:48 am | Bikesport NZ

The 2017 Oceania Junior Motocross Challenge JULY 12, 2017: There is perhaps no greater international sporting rivalry than the one that exists between Pacific Ocean near-neighbours Australia and New Zealand. Whether it is on the rugby field, the football pitch or ... More >>

Whibley Provides a Triple Treat at Dirt Guide Series

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 9:49 am | Bikesport NZ

JULY 11, 2017: Three wins from three starts and using three different bikes, Manawatu's Paul Whibley made it a triple treat in every way possible when the Dirt Guide Cross-country Series wrapped up near Tokoroa on Sunday. More >>

Duncan Ready for the Second Half of Her Season

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 8:54 am | Bikesport NZ

The Altherm Yamaha Racing Team rider from Palmerston is exactly halfway through her campaign to win the 2017 Women's Motocross World Championships (WMX) and she's well on target to wrap up the title that she was unlucky not to clinch on debut last season. More >>

Kiwi Hero Purvis Stuns Australian MXD Stars

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 10:36 am | Bikesport NZ

JULY 4, 2017: If they didn't know anything in Australia about Kiwi motocross hero Maximus Purvis before, they certainly do now. More >>

Plenty Still to Fight for at Dirt Guide Final Round

Monday, 3 July 2017, 4:50 pm | Bikesport NZ

Plenty Still to Fight for at Dirt Guide Final Round JULY 3, 2017: There is perhaps no looking past Yamaha's Paul Whibley as the man most likely to win this season's Dirt Guide Cross-country Series title. But that doesn't mean there aren't several ... More >>

Honda Man Leads Team to Top of the Podium

Monday, 26 June 2017, 11:05 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 26, 2017: With eight years of Motocross of Nations experience under his wheels, not to mention five national MX1 crowns to his credit, including the title he won earlier this year, Honda's Cody Cooper was always going to be one of the favoured ... More >>

The 2017 Battle of the Clubs Motocross

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:15 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 26, 2017: It was a case of one big day working for the benefit of another when bikes blasted out of the start gate at the eighth annual Battle of the Clubs motocross in Taupo on Saturday. More >>

Motorcycling New Zealand in Good Hands

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 11:03 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 21, 2017: Now more than five months into the job, it's fair to say that Aucklander Virginia Henderson is now well settled in and she has a firm grip at the helm of New Zealand's most important motorbike organisation. More >>

The 2017 Battle of the Clubs Motocross

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 20, 2017: Expect the country’s most talented motocross riders to put aside their traditional rivalries and brand allegiances when they next compete, instead banding together under provincial colours. They will flock to Taupo this Saturday ... More >>

Riding And Helping Others is What Drives Whibley

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:36 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 14, 2017: Taikorea's Paul Whibley is probably as busy now "in retirement" as he ever was when he made a living racing dirt bikes overseas. More >>



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