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“Superman” Only Slightly Slower than Speeding Bullet

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 3:25 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 8, 2014: He may be only slightly faster than a speeding bullet these days and possibly only able to leap small buildings in a single bound – maybe just the occasional letterbox – but Paul “Superman” Pavletich is still something of a hero. More >>

Debut Ride Ends with Podium Finish

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:25 pm | Bikesport NZ

Auckland’s Toby Summers had a huge frown on his face as he packed up at the end of the weekend’s racing at the fourth and final round of the New Zealand Superbike Championships at Manfeild. More >>

Honda’s Chambers Comes On Strong at Series Finale

Monday, 31 March 2014, 1:54 pm | Bikesport NZ

The competition saw red at Manfeild’s final round of the New Zealand Superbike Championships at the weekend as riders of the distinctive fire-engine red Hondas came on strong. More >>

Waikato Teen Re-Writes Kiwi MX History

Monday, 24 March 2014, 11:19 am | Bikesport NZ

Waikato has a long and proud history of success on the national motorcycling scene. From nine-time former superbike champion Andrew Stroud, to multi-time former national champion and two-time former world motocross No.2 Darryll King, to former 600cc road-race ... More >>

Kiwi Riders Again at the Pointy End

Monday, 17 March 2014, 5:16 pm | Bikesport NZ

Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley has scored his second podium finish in as many events as he crafts a positive start to his Grand National Cross-country racing campaign in the United States. More >>

Cross-Country Results Turned Upside Down

Monday, 17 March 2014, 11:00 am | Bikesport NZ

The sport of motorcycle cross-country racing is full of high-speed zigs and zags and now it’s just taken another 90-degree turn. The second round of four in this season’s New Zealand Cross-country Championships was held near Huntly on Saturday ... More >>

Champion Gets Title Defence Back On Track

Monday, 17 March 2014, 10:59 am | Bikesport NZ

The Yamaha ace from Mokau battled to an unaccustomed fourth overall at the series opener in Taranaki last month, bravely fighting back through the pack after a shocking start, and knew he’d have to vastly improve if he was to have any hope of clinching ... More >>

Dickey and Kelly Could Be the Men to Watch

Monday, 3 March 2014, 12:12 pm | Bikesport NZ

The Kawasaki men have a point to prove at the fourth and final round of the Bel Ray Cross-country Championships in the North Waikato region this weekend. Raglan’s Jason Dickey finished runner-up to national cross-country champion Adrian Smith (Yamaha ... More >>

Yamaha's May Stretching His Wings

Monday, 3 March 2014, 12:00 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 21-year-old Yamaha ace from Titirangi has won national titles in New Zealand and now the Kiwi Rider and BikesportNZ.com-backed off-road motorcycle rider has packed his helmet and boots and headed off to the United States. More >>

Capill Leads A Yamaha 1-2 At Tokoroa

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 3:30 pm | Bikesport NZ

Bay of Plenty’s Darren Capill has a bit of catching up to do and he’s not wasting any time doing it. More >>

Birch Carries On Winning Streak

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 1:25 pm | Bikesport NZ

Auckland’s Chris Birch is still the man to beat on the New Zealand enduro scene. More >>

Birch Picks Up Where He Left Off; Draper Stuns

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 1:12 pm | Bikesport NZ

Auckland’s Chris Birch is the national No.1 on the enduro scene for a very good reason ... because he’s an extremely accomplished off-road motorcycle racer with an international reputation for winning. More >>

Lamont and his Husqvarna “The Real Deal”

Monday, 24 February 2014, 4:29 pm | Bikesport NZ

February 24, 2014: At the rate Mangakino’s Kayne Lamont is going, it won’t be long before he could look back over his shoulder and see nobody behind him. His pursuers are almost at the point where they’ll have to give up trying to catch the Husqvarna ... More >>

Altherm JCR Yamaha Men Hang Tough

Monday, 24 February 2014, 2:53 pm | Bikesport NZ

If it is true that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger, then the Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team must be very strong indeed. More >>

Tough Day At The Office For Title Hopefuls

Monday, 24 February 2014, 1:37 pm | Bikesport NZ

It was a tough day at the office for national title hopefuls at the second round of four in the New Zealand Motocross Championships in Tokoroa on Sunday. More >>

Power Sets Sights On Enduro Crown

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 3:49 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 32-year-old from the North Shore, a multi-time former class champion, wants to go one step better and win the New Zealand Enduro Championships outright and he believes he has the bike and the ability to do just that. More >>

The 2014 Backflips Clothing NZ Motocross Championships

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 4:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

Championships set to get even hotter February 19, 2014: The competition could not be much hotter, but the temperature is expected to rise still more at round two of the New Zealand Motocross Championships in Tokoroa on Sunday. Round one of the Backflips ... More >>

Birch Wins Te Puke Endurocross

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 10:35 am | Bikesport NZ

National enduro champion Chris Birch had more than just the cream of New Zealand’s off-road to contest with but he also had to deal with terrible weather and a brutal course in Te Puke on Saturday. More >>

Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

Monday, 10 February 2014, 11:49 am | Bikesport NZ

Te Puke’s Logan Blackburn demonstrated that motocross is as much a battle of the mind as it is a test of human strength, stamina and skill at the weekend. Although he’s got one of the best motorcycles in the business, and his Altherm JCR Yamaha ... More >>

Smith Takes Nothing For Granted At Bel-Ray

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 12:35 pm | Bikesport NZ

Mokau’s Adrian Smith is taking nothing for granted because, despite the national cross-country champion’s dominance, the pressure is still on. The Yamaha ace may have been unbeaten in the Bel-Ray Cross-country Championships so far this season, ... More >>

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