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Series Leader Whibley in an Awkward Position

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 4:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 2, 2015: This weekend's fifth and final round of the inaugural NZXC cross-country motorcycle series near Pahiatua is shaping up to be a real cliff-hanger ... and not for the reasons you'd think. More >>

Honda's Rees is Fastest on Burt Munro's Patch

Monday, 30 November 2015, 11:41 am | Bikesport NZ

Honda's Rees is Fastest on Burt Munro's Patch NOVEMBER 30, 2015: Put Bay of Plenty rider Tony Rees on a motorcycle, stand back and watch the fireworks. Although making his debut appearance, the Whakatane man was virtually unstoppable at the annual Burt ... More >>

Husky Hero Draper Charges through Field to Win

Monday, 23 November 2015, 10:29 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 23, 2015: Auckland's Liam Draper was a "man on a mission" at the big annual Dead Toad cross-country race in the Riverhead Forest at the weekend. More >>

Break is Over for KTM'S Natzke

Monday, 9 November 2015, 12:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 9, 2015: The holiday is over and now, like a champagne cork ready to pop, Waikato's Josiah Natzke is fizzing to go again. The 16-year-old Kiwi international was at his glorious best at the weekend's Waikato Motocross Championships near Te ... More >>

May Wraps up Another Successful USA Campaign

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 9:32 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 5, 2015: Auckland's Callan May wrapped up another successful cross-country campaign in the United States at the weekend and will now return home, with plans to light up the local dirt bike scene. More >>

Yamaha 1-2 finish in 90-minute cross country battle

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 9:16 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 2, 2015: South Islander cross-country hero Jackson Walker was determined to settle some unfinished business when he arrived from the South Island to tackle the annual Motomuck 90 dirt bike race near Taupo on Saturday. More >>

We're going to need a bigger cabinet

Monday, 2 November 2015, 12:18 pm | Bikesport NZ

Those are the words that could easily be uttered in the household of Ngatea's Ben Broad after the young motocross racer collected yet another major trophy at the weekend. Supported by KTM New Zealand and, the 16-year-old KTM rider has spent ... More >>

Knight and Draper Deliver The Goods

Monday, 2 November 2015, 10:38 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 1, 2015: It has been long overdue, but Reporoa's Hadleigh Knight and Husqvarna team-mate Liam Draper, of Howick, finally broke through to claim their first major cross-country victory at the weekend. More >>

Mini Motocross Champions Crowned in Taranaki

Monday, 2 November 2015, 10:17 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 2, 2015: It is likely that a handful of future motocross world champions have just revealed themselves in Taranaki. New Zealand has a proud legacy in the sport of motocross, producing world champions and international title contenders ... More >>

Whitaker in a Class of His Own

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 12:15 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 27, 2015: The national moto trials championship win record has been broken and, if Jake Whitaker has anything to do with it, that record will be broken again a few more times yet. More >>

Taupo's Wyatt Chase Wins 125cc Class

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 9:18 am | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Taupo's Wyatt Chase (Yamaha YZ125), the top individual during junior racing at the big annual MX Fest at Taupo over Labour Weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Capill Weathers Storm

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 10:19 am | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Whakatane's Darren Capill (Yamaha YZ450F), on his way to winning the 45-49 years' over-300cc class crown at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

The 2015 Huka Honda MX Fest at Taupo

Monday, 19 October 2015, 12:34 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 19, 2015: All roads lead to the Bay of Plenty this weekend as the 2015-16 New Zealand motocross season kicks into life, with a 'tree-huggers versus show-ponies' element just to make things more interesting. More >>

National Titles Go On The Line In Taranaki

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 10:22 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 13, 2015: Champions of the past, present and future come out to play in the Taranaki region this weekend. The challenging grassland venue, on the farm property of Ryan and Katrina Corbett, 860 Wiremu Road, Opunake, will host the two-day event ... More >>

Whibley wins race then drives himself to hospital

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 9:12 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 12, 2015: Taikorea's Paul Whibley is already part of the way down the track towards winning yet another domestic title after winning a race at the weekend, remarkably an event that he probably should not even have been at. More >>

May continues to bank solid points

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 10:31 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 7, 2015: New Zealand's Callan May continues to score solid points as his 2015 Grand National Cross-country Championship campaign in the United States draws closer to the end. More >>

Yamaha goes from strength to strength

Monday, 28 September 2015, 10:02 am | Bikesport NZ

Exciting news that will have a huge impact on the New Zealand motocross scene came out of practice and qualifying day at the 69th annual Motocross of Nations in France on Saturday (French time) when Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team boss Josh Coppins announced ... More >>

Motocross of Nations: NZ Riders Back Where They Belong

Monday, 28 September 2015, 9:36 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 28, 2015: New Zealand is back where it belongs, among the world's motocross elite. More >>

North Island motocross titles decided

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 3:29 pm | Bikesport NZ

The winners have been declared in the 2015 North Island Motocross Championships after the second and final round of the series in Hawke's Bay at the weekend. More >>

Kiwi motocross of nations campaign still on track

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 8:29 am | Bikesport NZ

The Kiwis are battered but not bruised after a drama-filled scorcher at the 18th and final round of the Motocross World Championships at Glen Helen, near San Bernadino in Southern California, on Sunday. More >>



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