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Motorcycling New Zealand in Good Hands

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 11:03 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 21, 2017: Now more than five months into the job, it's fair to say that Aucklander Virginia Henderson is now well settled in and she has a firm grip at the helm of New Zealand's most important motorbike organisation. More >>

The 2017 Battle of the Clubs Motocross

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 4:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 20, 2017: Expect the country’s most talented motocross riders to put aside their traditional rivalries and brand allegiances when they next compete, instead banding together under provincial colours. They will flock to Taupo this Saturday ... More >>

Riding And Helping Others is What Drives Whibley

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:36 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 14, 2017: Taikorea's Paul Whibley is probably as busy now "in retirement" as he ever was when he made a living racing dirt bikes overseas. More >>

Nield Shows Old Bike No Barrier to Fun

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

Nield Shows Old Bike No Barrier to Fun CAPTION: Bay of Islands rider Mitchell Nield (Yamaha YZ125), giving new life to an old bike. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Taranaki's Keegan brothers have been at it again

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 10:52 am | Bikesport NZ

Lepperton bricklayer Scott Keegan won the national title when the New Zealand ATV (all terrain vehicle) Motocross Championships were staged in Taranaki in 2015, but it was his elder brother, 27-year-old Stratford electrician Camo Keegan, who did ... More >>

New Champion Crowned on Weekend of High Drama

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 12:25 pm | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 6, 2017: New Zealand has a new national enduro champion, with Canterbury's Angus Macdonald surviving a flurry of attacks and taking the title following an intense Queen's Birthday Weekend of racing. More >>

Sherco Rider MacDonald Takes the Top Prize

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 12:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 6, 2017: Brotherly love was put on hold over the weekend as the New Zealand Enduro Championships went down to the wire in a battle between sibling rivals from Canterbury, Angus and Hamish Macdonald. More >>

Sibling Rivalry Will Go Down to the Wire

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 5:01 pm | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Cambridge's Simon Lansdaal (Husqvarna FX350), among the series' leading riders. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Duncan Takes the Good with the Bad in France

Monday, 29 May 2017, 8:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

Duncan Takes the Good with the Bad in France MAY 29, 2017: New Zealand's Courtney Duncan is still on target to win her first motocross world championship crown and this is despite her suffering a massive set-back in France at the weekend. The 21-year-old ... More >>

Harwood Hunts Down Another Australian Title

Monday, 29 May 2017, 11:14 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 29, 2017: He has already won one national motocross championship title in Australia and now New Zealander Hamish Harwood wants another. More >>

Kiwi Teen Ready to Take on the World

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:44 pm | Bikesport NZ

MAY 23, 2017: It's a tough sporting world when everyone expects you'll be at your peak before you're aged 25, and most likely be retired by 35, but that's the harsh reality for motocross world championship hopefuls. More >>

Smith Goes 'Softly Softly' to Get the Job Done

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 10:54 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 23, 2017: Although it's not how he usually likes to operate, Mokau's Adrian Smith used a "softly softly" approach to his racing at the weekend and he still got the result he wanted. More >>

Whibley Wins Final Round of Central XC Series

Monday, 22 May 2017, 5:15 pm | Bikesport NZ

It's been a busy season for Taikorea's Paul Whibley, especially for a man who is now describes himself as retired. More >>

Whibley Leads Yamaha Cross-Country Clean Sweep

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 11:31 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 17, 2017: Manawatu's Paul Whibley led a Yamaha 1-2-3-4 at the front of the pack at the opening rounds of the combined Dirt Guide and NZXC Cross-country Series near Tokoroa on Sunday. More >>

Two Events in Two Days for Versatile Bike And Rider

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 10:01 am | Bikesport NZ

Two Events in Two Days for Versatile Bike And Rider MAY 16, 2017: A 125cc KTM in the right hands can be an awesome weapon and that's exactly what Oparau's James Scott proved at the weekend. The 15-year-old took his KTM 125SX motocross bike to tackle ... More >>

The Number Four is Significant for Smith

Monday, 15 May 2017, 2:18 pm | Bikesport NZ

MAY 15, 2017: It may have been a little bit like taking a knife to a gunfight, but woe betide anyone who underestimates Mokau's Adrian Smith and his 250cc two-stroke Yamaha. More >>

Clash of Champions at Final Round

Monday, 15 May 2017, 10:23 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 15, 2017: It was a real clash of champions when the 2017 New Zealand cross-country nationals wrapped up near Cambridge on Saturday. More >>

Battle Begins for Dirt Guide Honours

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 11:15 am | Bikesport NZ

A serious competition for New Zealand's elite dirt bike racers, a challenging afternoon's ride in the bush or just a leisurely cruise along leafy forest pathways – the annual Dirt Guide Cross-country Series is whatever you want it to be. More >>

Kiwi KTM Man Ready to Set Europe Ablaze

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 11:04 am | Bikesport NZ

The KTM rider from Hamilton – a two-time former New Zealand 125cc senior champion, in 2014 and 2015, and a junior national champion before that – has been racing the European Motocross Championships for the past three seasons with great success, ... More >>

MacDonald Brothers Take Charge

Monday, 8 May 2017, 1:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

MAY 8, 2017: It is two wins in a row now for Christchurch's Hamish Macdonald, but it's his elder brother, Angus Macdonald, who remains top of the New Zealand Enduro Championships points table. More >>



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