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Two-Year Hiatus No Handicap for Fitzgerald

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 5, 2016: It's been two years since Taranaki's Hayden Fitzgerald last threw his leg over a superbike, but you wouldn't have known that by watching him race in Taupo on Sunday. More >>

No Margin for Errors in Suzuki Series Scorcher

Monday, 5 December 2016, 2:50 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 5, 2016: The 2016 edition of the Suzuki Series is up and running and, in addition to scorching track temperatures on both Saturday and Sunday, the racing itself was equally red hot. More >>

Winning Double Whammy From Honda Family

Monday, 5 December 2016, 11:27 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 4, 2016: Like father, like son ... 49-year-old Tony Rees and his 21-year-old son Damon gave Honda a winning double whammy as this season's pre-nationals Suzuki Series kicked into life at Taupo's Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at the weekend. More >>

Pero Shows His Support for Motorcycling

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 2:54 pm | Bikesport NZ

High-profile businessman Mike Pero loves motorcycle sport and he is again putting his money where his passion lies. More >>

Coppins Leaves Everyone Choking in the Sand

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 8:59 pm | Bikesport NZ

Coppins Leaves Everyone Choking in the Sand NOVEMBER 26, 2016: The phrase "multi-talented and versatile" doesn't even go halfway towards describing New Zealander Josh Coppins or his Yamaha YZ450F bikes. The 39-year-old two-time former motocross world ... More >>

Townley Unstoppable in Winton

Friday, 25 November 2016, 12:59 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 31-year-old from Tauranga announced his return to the Kiwi dirt bike scene in the most emphatic fashion on Thursday evening as he took three wins from three starts at the New Zealand Supercross Championships at Winton, near Invercargill. More >>

Suzuki Series: Massive Problem "A Good Thing To Have"

Monday, 14 November 2016, 1:06 pm | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 14, 2016: Whanganui's Allan 'Flea' Willacy has a massive problem, although he's not really complaining too loudly about it. More >>

The Future Of The Sport On Show At Pukekohe

Monday, 14 November 2016, 11:56 am | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Auckland's Cole Davies (KTM), the new national mini motocross champion in the 9-11 years' 65cc class. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Another Giant-Killing Performance From Connolly

Monday, 7 November 2016, 12:57 pm | Bikesport NZ

For a second consecutive event, the 13-year-old KTM ace demonstrated that winning motocross races is more about riding talent and confidence in a bike than it is about raw horsepower. More >>

KTM's Birch No Stranger to Hard Enduro Events

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 3:10 pm | Bikesport NZ

When the going gets tough, KTM's Chris Birch gets going. The multi-time former national enduro champion from Glen Eden showed the sort of style that earned him international glory when he won the Romaniacs Hard Enduro in 2010 by dominating the Kiwi equivalent ... More >>

Young Riders Ring the Warning Bells

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 12:57 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 24, 2016: The big annual MX Fest at Taupo over Labour Weekend featured a number of sensational performances from young men who showed they are all ready to step up the grades. More >>

Touches of Brilliance From Yamaha Stars

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 9:31 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 25, 2016: Otago's Courtney Duncan continues to be dogged by bad luck, with another major win eluding her at the weekend, but the big picture is still very bright for the world-champion-in-the-making. More >>

Dream Debut for New Kawasaki Team

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 9:30 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 24, 2016: There's a new kid on the block and it seems he might be a bit of a bully. More >>

Grey Turns up the Heat on Rivals

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 12:19 pm | Bikesport NZ

Cambridge's Ashton Grey (Yamaha YZ250X), back from injury and turning up the heat. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

All Roads Lead to Taupo This Weekend

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 9:26 am | Bikesport NZ

Taupo will again be the centre of the motocross universe this Labour Weekend. The big annual MX Fest at Taupo traditionally marks the start to the summer season and the event has again attracted all the nation's major riders and race teams to the ... More >>

Husqvarna Hard Enduro the Ultimate Test

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:03 am | Bikesport NZ

Howick's Liam Draper (Husqvarna FE250), sure to be among the leading riders this weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Kawasaki Builds Its Presence in New Zealand

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 2:17 pm | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016: Kawasaki will have a huge presence on New Zealand's motocross scene this summer. National 125cc champion Ben Broad, from Ngatea, has switched to the green brigade and will now step up to race in the MX2 (250cc) class on board ... More >>

Whibley Leads a Yamaha 1-2 in the Akatarawas

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 11:54 am | Bikesport NZ

Taikorea's Paul Whibley (Yamaha YZ450FX), in scintillating form. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Husqvarna Rider Archer Keeps Her Lead Intact

Monday, 5 September 2016, 12:30 pm | Bikesport NZ

Te Awamutu's Rachael Archer has done it again, humbled most of the males and with that also kept her title-winning hopes well on track. More >>

Coppins Will Race Again on the World Stage

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 9:53 am | Bikesport NZ

COPPINS WILL RACE AGAIN ON THE WORLD STAGE CAPTION: Motueka's Josh Coppins (Altherm JCR Yamaha YZ450F), ready to take on the world again. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>



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