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NZ’s Whibley Wraps up USA Title Early

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 4:19 pm | Bikesport NZ

NZ’s Whibley Wraps up USA Title Early SEPTEMBER 30, 2014: Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley is champion again in the United States. The 35-year-old former Manawatu forestry worker, affectionately dubbed “The Axeman” on the international motorcycling ... More >>

Two Out of Three for Reeves

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 2:20 pm | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014: Two out of three isn’t bad ... that is certainly the view of Palmerston North’s Adam Reeves. More >>

Suzuki Six-Hour an Iconic Race

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 11:56 am | Bikesport NZ

Suzuki Six-Hour an Iconic Race SEPTEMBER 30, 2014: Have you got the skills, the pace and the strength to race a dirt bike at full-throttle for half a day? Of course you’ll also need a huge dose of stamina to tackle the annual Suzuki Six-Hour Dirt Bike Challenge ... More >>

New Zealand Ranked 23rd in the World

Monday, 29 September 2014, 1:59 pm | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Queenstown’s Scott Columb, who finished an impressive seventh overall in the “B Final” at Kegums, in Latvia, on Sunday. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Kiwi Yamaha Riders Still Plugging Away

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:54 pm | Bikesport NZ

Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley and Titirangi’s Callan May continue to battle for glory near the front of the pack as the Grand National Cross-country Championships in the United States head towards a conclusion. More >>

Big Weekend for the Kiwis in Latvia

Monday, 22 September 2014, 4:39 pm | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014: New Zealand is deep in the trenches on the frontline for the “war of the worlds” this weekend. More >>

Everyone Wants to Win This Marathon Race

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:21 pm | Bikesport NZ

If there is one piece of silverware that is coveted most by the Kiwi dirt bike fraternity, it is probably the trophy for winning outright at the big annual Suzuki Six-Hour Dirt Bike Challenge. More >>

Reeves Goes It Alone Against Nation’s Elite

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:21 pm | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014: It could possibly be said that Palmerston North’s Adam Reeves is as good as two of any other off-road motorcycle racers. More >>

NZ’s Harwood Again Stirs up the Australians

Monday, 1 September 2014, 10:09 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 1, 2014: New Zealand’s Hamish Harwood is making international headlines again this season and the KTM star has plans to make a few more before the year is out. More >>

Whibley Storms to Yet Another Oma Win

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:22 pm | Bikesport NZ

Whibley Storms to Yet Another Oma Win AUGUST 27, 2014: Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley has done it again. The 35-year-old former Manawatu forestry worker, affectionately dubbed “The Axeman” on the motorcycling scene, has stormed to yet another comfortable ... More >>

The Bold, the Brutal and the Brilliant

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 10:39 am | Bikesport NZ

The racing was brilliant, the track was brutal and the riders were bold at the inaugural Secondary Schools Motocross Championships at Mercer on Sunday. More >>

Columb Ready for European Adventure

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 11:41 am | Bikesport NZ

Queenstown’s Scott Columb (Altherm JCR Yamaha), packing his bags for Europe once again. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Mike Pero Sponsors Barry Scheene Motorcycle Classic

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:34 pm | Bikesport NZ

Mike Pero Real Estate have taken the naming rights sponsorship for the Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic at Hampton Downs this Labour Weekend, October 24-25-26. More >>

Vermeer Impressive with Solo Effort

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:01 am | Bikesport NZ

Andy McGechan, JULY 30, 2014: Though on his own against the might of two-man teams of elite riders from all around New Zealand, Masterton’s Reuben Vermeer was coolness personified on Sunday. The Yamaha ace headed into battle at ... More >>

Hamilton’s Natzke on GP Podium at First Attempt

Monday, 28 July 2014, 2:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

Hamilton’s Natzke on GP Podium at First Attempt JULY 28, 2014: He’s 15, he’s fast and he’s a multi-time Kiwi champion ... now Waikato’s Josiah Natzke can write ‘Grand Prix podium’ on his list of achievements. The Hamilton teenager ... More >>

It is Going to Be TT Terrific

Monday, 7 July 2014, 5:33 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 07, 2014: If you can picture superbike racing on a grass track, then you’ll have no trouble at all imagining what it will look like at the annual New Zealand TT Championships near Turangi this weekend. More >>

Dirt Bike Worlds Set to Collide Near Whakatane

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 12:54 pm | Bikesport NZ

Dirt Bike Worlds Set to Collide Near Whakatane JUNE 20, 2014: The worlds are set to collide this weekend. The cross-country world meets the enduro and motocross worlds at the big annual Tarawera 100 near Kawerau on Saturday with top-class riders entered ... More >>

Five wins from five starts

Monday, 28 April 2014, 3:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

Five wins from five starts ... dominance doesn’t get any more clear-cut than that. More >>

“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 >>



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