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Husqvarna's Whitaker Makes the Hard Look Easy

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 8:55 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 25, 2015: He is a seven-time former New Zealand moto trials champion and former Australian moto trials champion, and now he's turning those skills into great success in a completely different bike discipline. Wellington's Jake Whitaker made ... More >>

Four-Wheeled Feast of Action for Taranaki

Friday, 21 August 2015, 12:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 21, 2015: The fast and the furious best of New Zealand's off-road racing community will arrive in Taranaki in November for the 2015 New Zealand ATV (all terrain vehicle) Championships. More >>

Manawatu Set for Winter Blast

Monday, 17 August 2015, 11:22 am | Bikesport NZ

It may have been a little bit quiet on the motocross scene over the cool months of winter, with the traditional season-opening MX Fest at Taupo in October, the New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville in January and the four-round nationals ... More >>

Altherm Jcr Yamaha Team Produces the Goods

Monday, 10 August 2015, 1:07 pm | Bikesport NZ

As manager of the Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team, the 38-year-old former world No.2 and former British, Australian and New Zealand motocross champion has plenty of reason to feel satisfied after learning this week that another of his riders has been selected ... More >>

Kiwi Lamont Makes Impact in First UK Ride

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 11:23 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 4, 2015: Mangakino's Kayne Lamont has wasted no time since his arrival in the United Kingdom. More >>

Smith Determined to Fight Back

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 9:18 am | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 4, 2015: Four-time former national cross-country champion Adrian Smith plans to make up lost ground this weekend. Bad luck seemed to plague the Yamaha ace at the opening round of the annual Dirt Guide Cross-country Series at Tar Hill, just ... More >>

Whibley Goes Solo to Win Two-Man Race

Monday, 27 July 2015, 12:29 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 27, 2015: Perhaps Taikorea's Paul Whibley is twice as good as anyone else on the Kiwi cross-country motorcycling scene. More >>

Yamaha's Wilson Stretches His Advantage

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 11:48 am | Bikesport NZ

Not only was the New Zealand MX2 (250cc) champion from Tweed Heads, near Coolangatta, celebrating his 21st birthday at the seventh round of 10 in the Australian Motocross Championships on Sunday, but he was also able to extend his championship advantage ... More >>

Taupo Teen Takes Charge of Junior Title Chase

Monday, 20 July 2015, 12:06 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 20, 2015: Taupo's Wyatt Chase seems unstoppable at the moment, with another impressive podium-topping performance in the Manawatu at the weekend. More >>

Winner Steps Aside for Good of the Sport

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 9:38 am | Bikesport NZ

JULY 16, 2015: The inaugural NZXC cross-country series kicked off with a convincing victory to the man who created it last month, but it will definitely be a different winner at round two this weekend. More >>

Excitement Boost as Racing Calendar Expands

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 1:27 pm | Bikesport NZ

Motocross excitement is set to grow as the sport's governing body here, Motorcycling New Zealand, steps forward with two additional new competitions for the racing calendar. More >>

Lamont Ready for New European Challenges

Monday, 13 July 2015, 2:09 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 13, 2015: Mangakino's Kayne Lamont is in high demand internationally and he is ready to embark on his latest overseas adventure this week. More >>

Groombridge Dominates Again

Monday, 13 July 2015, 10:22 am | Bikesport NZ

The 16th Annual New Zealand TT Championships Groombridge Dominates Again JULY 13, 2015: Taupo's Brad Groombridge reckons he had a "pretty good" weekend at the annual New Zealand Motorcycle TT Championships near Kuratau. Always the master ... More >>

New Zealand Names Its Squad for France

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 9:11 am | Bikesport NZ

JULY 10, 2015: The battle lines have been drawn and New Zealand has its three-rider squad ready for the big fight in France this September. More >>

Flat Out on the Flat Near Kuratau

Monday, 6 July 2015, 10:41 am | Bikesport NZ

JULY 6, 2015: It will be full throttle action near Kuratau this coming weekend (July 11-12). More >>

Honda Tarawera 100 cross-country marathon

Sunday, 5 July 2015, 11:08 pm | Bikesport NZ

Bay of Plenty's Ben Townley (Honda CRF450, centre of photo), now with three wins from three starts at the Honda Tarawera 100 cross-country marathon. Sharing the podium are Brad Groombridge (runner-up, left) and Hadleigh Knight (third, right). Photo ... More >>

Martens Has Focus on Tarawera Trophy

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 11:10 am | Bikesport NZ

JULY 1, 2015: Waitakare's Ethan Martens hopes it will be third time lucky as he tackles the big annual Tarawera 100 dirt bike marathon near Kawerau on Saturday. More >>

Townley Aims for a Hat-Trick of Wins

Monday, 29 June 2015, 2:34 pm | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 29, 2015: Winning the Honda Tarawera 100 is a huge honour indeed and Bay of Plenty's Ben Townley is determined to rule again at this iconic annual event near Kawerau this weekend. Former world and national motocross champion Townley celebrated ... More >>

Bay of Plenty Still the Power Base

Monday, 29 June 2015, 10:25 am | Bikesport NZ

Bay of Plenty Still the Power Base JUNE 29, 2015: The power base for New Zealand motocross remains in the Bay of Plenty after the weekend's sixth annual Battle of the Clubs Motocross (BOTC) event at Taupo. The Tauranga Motorcycle Club won Saturday's ... More >>

Mangakino's Kayne Lamont is fighting back

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:47 am | Bikesport NZ

The 21-year-old former New Zealand MX2 champion has been back on his beloved Yamaha only two months now and almost 100 percent recovered from two serious smashes near the start of the year. More >>

 

 

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