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Mike Pero's passion for Motofest and GP Machines

Friday, 22 February 2019, 9:09 am | Bikesport NZ

Mike Pero lauds MotoFest’s emergence into the ranks of the best motorbike events on the New Zealand calendar. "It's a huge event and nobody will go away disappointed. It was a major event last year and, this year, with ACC involved with their Shiny ... More >>

Trans-Tasman battles continues near Pukehoke on Sunday

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 3:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2019 New Zealand Motocross Championships are charging along at frightening speed and the penultimate third round near Pukekohe this weekend could be pivotal in the final analysis. The Australia versus Kiwi element of this year's Fox-sponsored national ... More >>

Levi Sherwood a Motofest ambassador

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 10:46 am | Bikesport NZ

Manawatu's Levi Sherwood may still be sidelined with injury, but that simply means there will be more time for fans to press the flesh with their hero at this year's Mike Pero MotoFest The two-day spectacular at Hampton Downs, just north of Huntly, ... More >>

Husqvarna Hard X event has something for everyone

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 9:10 am | Bikesport NZ

Dirt bikes, forest tracks and just enough twists, turns, bumps and logs to make it interesting .... that's the second annual Husqvarna Hard X in just five weeks' time. The Husqvarna Hard X on March 30 could be New Zealand's ultimate of extreme cross-country ... More >>

Todd bounces back in stunning fashion

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:07 pm | Bikesport NZ

It's game-on for Wilson Todd and his bid to become New Zealand motocross champion this season. The 20-year-old Australian is in the middle of his first Trans-Tasman campaign and he's starting to show that he could well grab the Kiwi MX2 (250cc) crown ... More >>

Gibbs celebrates with Altherm JCA Yamaha racing team

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:06 pm | Bikesport NZ

Australian Kirk Gibbs is back on level terms, or maybe even just a little bit ahead, as the four-round 2019 New Zealand Motocross Championships reached the halfway point near Rotorua at the weekend. More >>

Harwood Survives Brutal Aussie Assault

Monday, 18 February 2019, 11:25 am | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 18, 2019: West Auckland's Hamish Harwood had to take the good with the bad at Rotorua at the weekend, but he still emerged with his title hopes intact in two categories. More >>

Crafar to host Rider Clinic and Track Day

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 9:15 am | Bikesport NZ

If you want to be the best, it pays to be coached by the best and that's just what is being offered in the lead-up to the Mike Pero MotoFest at Hampton Downs in just two weeks' time. The Pirelli Legends Rider Clinic and track day, set for Thursday, ... More >>

Harwood is Double Trouble for Title Hopefuls

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 3:51 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 12, 2019: West Auckland's Hamish Harwood is fighting a war on two fronts again this season and, so far at least, he's winning them both. The former Takaka man, who now lives in Royal Heights, Auckland, dominated both the MX2 (250cc) and ... More >>

Dickey Leads a Ktm 1-2 at Series Opener

Monday, 11 February 2019, 12:15 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 11, 2019: There are a couple of new gunslingers in town and they mean business. Raglan motorcyclist Jason Dickey has been tearing up the countryside in recent major cross-country events and his impressive win on steep farmland at Flemington, near ... More >>

Cross Country Racers will twist throttles to the max

Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 4:58 pm | Bikesport NZ

Bike throttles will be twisted to the stops in the Central Hawke's Bay region this weekend as the four-round 2019 New Zealand Cross Country Championships blast off. The nation's dirt bike elite will converge on farmland at 782 Ahiweka Road, Flemington, ... More >>

KTM's Harwood rules the roost in two categories

Monday, 4 February 2019, 10:22 am | Bikesport NZ

It could well be that a fourth New Zealand Motocross Championships title heads the way of West Auckland's Hamish Harwood before the season is out ... maybe even two titles. The former Takaka man, who now lives and works in Royal Heights, Auckland, ... More >>

Podium Placements for Altherm JCR Yamaha Trio

Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:33 am | Bikesport NZ

Three riders and three podium results, it could almost be described as a perfect weekend for the Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team in Taranaki. More >>

Dunlop a Podium Contender in the Senior Nationals

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 2:08 pm | Bikesport NZ

Pukekawa's Jack Dunlop (Yamaha YZ125 No.28), seen here leading Whanganui’s fellow Yamaha star James Rountree, the pair demanding their fair share of the spotlight. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com More >>

Battle for NZ MX Titles starts this weekend

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 10:56 am | Bikesport NZ

The pre-season strutting is over and now the real fight for national motocross glory is set to begin. Warm-up events around the country have ensured that preparations are now complete for the start of the four-round Fox-sponsored New Zealand Motocross ... More >>

Australian Visitors Win Fim Oceania Challenge Cup

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 11:36 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 29, 2019: There was much more to the weekend's 58th annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville than met the eye. More >>

Honda's Cooper reclaims Woodville MXGP Crown

Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:32 am | Bikesport NZ

Nobody had an answer for Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper at the weekend's Honda New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville. More >>

Cooper wins the battle; Australia wins the war

Monday, 28 January 2019, 10:06 am | Bikesport NZ

There were four seasons in one weekend at the big annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville on Saturday and Sunday. This Honda-sponsored 58th annual edition of the event, the largest on the Kiwi motocross calendar, had it all. From burning ... More >>

A Classic Celebration to Stir the Memories

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 4:16 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 23, 2019: New Zealand’s biggest and most famous classic motorcycle racing festival is almost upon us, with bike fans all around the country, and from overseas too, counting down the days to February 2-3. More >>

Cooper Wants to Be the Man Firing the Bullets

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 12:40 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 22, 2018: It's tough when you're at the top of your game – everyone has you in their gun sights, wants to shoot you down and take the No.1 spot for themselves. More >>

 

 

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