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Championship Points Leads Shaved Back

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 8:29 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2017 NZ Superbike Championships Championship Points Leads Shaved Back FEBRUARY 25, 2017: The titles of a couple of classic songs could be best used to describe what happened at round three of the New Zealand Superbike Championships in Taupo ... More >>

Whibley Settles Back Into The USA Scene

Friday, 24 February 2017, 3:14 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 24, 2017: Taikorea's Paul Whibley enjoyed an international career that was nothing short of sensational. More >>

Richardson Taking Nothing for Granted

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 11:54 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 22, 2017: Wellington motorcycle hero Shane Richardson has a solid points lead in the chase for national 600cc Supersport honours, but he's taking nothing for granted as he prepares for the second half of the New Zealand road-racing season. More >>

Superbike Nationals Set to Resume in Taupo

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 12:42 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 49-year-old multi-time former national road-racing champion from Whakatane took his Honda CBR1000RR to win the three-round pre-nationals Suzuki Series in the formula one/superbike class in late December. More >>

Honda's Cooper Strengthens Grip on Mx1 Crown

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 10:41 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 21, 2017: Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper had one hand on the trophy from the start and now he has two – and he's not letting go any time soon. More >>

Time for the Boys in Blue to Strike

Monday, 20 February 2017, 4:47 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 20, 2017: The New Zealand Motocross Championships have reached the halfway stage with Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team riders all well placed to savour success when the series wraps up next month. More >>

United States Rider Joins the Kiwi Superbike Battle

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:25 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 20, 2017: A rising star of American racing will be lining up in New Zealand for the final two rounds of the national motorcycle road-racing series. More >>

The Boss Shows How It's Done

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 11:01 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 15, 2017: The privilege of rank can be a double-edge sword sometimes, that authority allowing the freedom to indulge oneself on occasion, but it also includes the tyranny of having to take responsibility for the welfare of others. More >>

Cooper Determined to Consolidate His Position

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 12:18 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 14, 2017: The foundations have been laid for what is quickly building into another classic Kiwi versus Aussie battle at the top of this season's motocross nationals. More >>

Enduro Nationals Again Kick Off in the South

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 9:30 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 14, 2017: The real hard men and women of off-road motorcycle racing get their season underway in the South Island this weekend with the opening round of the New Zealand Enduro Championships near Nelson. More >>

KTM Dominates Bel Ray Cross-Country Series

Monday, 13 February 2017, 10:14 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 12, 2017: There was a distinctive orange hue to the podium as KTM bikes hogged the limelight when the 2016-17 Bel Ray cross-country series wrapped up near Huntly at the weekend. More >>

Carter Hoping to Build on His Solid Start

Monday, 13 February 2017, 9:49 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 13, 2017: Motocross is regarded as one of the toughest sports in the world and, thankfully, New Zealand builds rider tough enough to match some of the best on the planet. More >>

Great Result for Novice MX Rider on an Old Bike

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 11:24 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 8, 2017: The rider is aged 17 and his weapon of choice a 'positively geriatric' 2008-model bike and it created something of a fairytale when this man and machine came together to stun the sport's established stars at the weekend. More >>

Walsh Sends Clear Message to Motocross Rivals

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 12:37 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 1, 2017: Two years of racing in the United States seems to have given Canterbury motocross ace Dylan Walsh a sharper edge to his riding. More >>

Virginia Henderson Takes a Leading Role with MNZ

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 12:08 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 1, 2017: The governing body of motorcycling in New Zealand now has a new person at the helm. Aucklander Virginia Henderson has been appointed the general manager of Motorcycling New Zealand and she steps into the role almost immediately. More >>

Stunning Performance From Dyce on Kiwi Debut

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 3:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

And, if the 16-year-old Australian motocross rider is already this fast, then his future is looking very bright indeed. More >>

The Nonsense Stops When The Start Gate Drops

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 1:09 pm | Bikesport NZ

Warm-up events around the country have ensured that preparations are now complete for the start of the four-round nationals series, set to kick off at the Backflips Dirt Farm at Pleasant Point, just outside Timaru, on Sunday, and all that has preceded ... More >>

Purvis Recovers From Illness to Take GP Win

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 9:06 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 30, 2017: Mangakino's Maximus Purvis virtually had to lift himself out of his sickbed to race at the weekend, but you'd never have known that by watching him perform. More >>

Ferris Claims Second Consecutive Woodville MX GP

Monday, 30 January 2017, 10:26 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 29, 2016: The big annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville is a big occasion on the Kiwi motorcycling calendar and this year’s 56th edition of the event was no different. More >>

Yamaha's Weir on a Winning Campaign Trail

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 4:10 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 24, 2017: Southlander Mitchell Weir has clocked up thousands of kilometres already this year, but it's all for a good cause. More >>



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