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Whibley Leads Yamaha 1-2 at Nationals

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:46 am | Bikesport NZ

Pahiatua's Paul Whibley has nothing left to prove on the cross-country racing scene, having twice won the Grand National Cross-country Championships (GNCC) in the United States, in 2009 and 2012, and the Yamaha rider has been a record six-time winner ... More >>

Whibley Races Away with Cross-Country Title

Monday, 18 May 2015, 11:48 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 18, 2015: Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley made it look easier than it was as he raced to title victory at the New Zealand Cross-country Championships at the weekend. More >>

Massive Battle Between Two Yamaha Stars

Friday, 15 May 2015, 10:11 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 15, 2015: It will be a Yamaha 1-2 finish to this season's New Zealand Cross-country Championships – nothing on earth can alter that now – but which of the two contenders will take the main prize? More >>

Kiwi Rider on Target for a Top-10 Result in the USA

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:35 pm | Bikesport NZ

New Zealand's Callan May has bounced back from adversity and the off-road motorcycle racer is now making his way back in to title contention in the United States. More >>

Smith Stretches His Legs In The Forest

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 1:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

MAY 12, 2015: He couldn't quite knock the national champion off his perch, but Adrian Smith was still more than satisfied with his weekend's work. More >>

Smith in the Fight of His Life

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 10:22 am | Bikesport NZ

This weekend may provide the sternest test yet for Mokau's four-time national cross-country champion Adrian Smith. More >>

Kiwi Kid Celebrates Breakthrough in Europe

Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:44 am | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Waikato's Josiah Natzke (KTM), pictured here successfully defending his New Zealand crown earlier this year, is now third in the European motocross EMX125 standings. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Birch Wins Seven From Seven

Monday, 11 May 2015, 11:14 am | Bikesport NZ

Birch Wins Seven From Seven Seven wins from seven starts ... it doesn't get any better than that. Auckland's Chris Birch was again the dominant force as the seven-round New Zealand Enduro Championships series wound up with a double-header weekend in ... More >>

Birch Stamps His Authority

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:30 am | Bikesport NZ

MAY 11, 2015: It was the perfect campaign for Aucklander Chris Birch in this season's New Zealand Enduro Championships. More >>

Young Yamaha Racer Taking It to the Max

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:03 am | Bikesport NZ

Just as wine supposedly gets better with age, so too, apparently, does Manawatu teenager Max Hefferen. More >>

Yamaha 1-2 Finish for Season is Guaranteed

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:07 am | Bikesport NZ

A Yamaha 1-2 finish to the New Zealand Cross-country Championships is now assured and Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley is determined it will be he who takes the No.1 spot. More >>

Titirangi Man Pockets Valuable Points in USA

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 12:54 pm | Bikesport NZ

Racing in the high-profile Grand National Cross-country Championships, the 22-year-old Yamaha rider from Titirangi, in Auckland, in just his second season of GNCC racing, tackled the fourth round of 13 in the series at Big Buck Creek in South Carolina ... More >>

Pavletich Keeps on Keeping on

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:52 am | Bikesport NZ

Pavletich Keeps on Keeping on Auckland's Paul Pavletich doesn't know when to stop, and why should he? The 56-year-old multi-time former national road-racing champion from Ararimu, near the Bombay Hills, continues to pile up the titles, long after ... More >>

Only One Rider Can Be the Winner

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 10:40 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 14, 2015: There are many more than just two riders contesting this year's New Zealand Cross-country Championships, but, for the first half of the season at least, most of the focus has been almost exclusively on the battle between Pahiatua’s ... More >>

KTM's Broad Clinches Title in Nailbiting Finish

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:28 am | Bikesport NZ

Ngatea's Ben Broad (CMR Red Bull KTM), a winner on the track and off it at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

A Weekend of High Drama in Te Kuiti

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:51 am | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Ngatea's Ben Broad (left) and Cambridge's Trent Collins finished the weekend equal on points in the premier 14-16 years' 250cc class, Broad getting the title by way of a count-back. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Whibley Cherry-Picks to Create the Best

Friday, 10 April 2015, 2:40 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 10, 2015: He is one of the best off-road bike racers in the world and now Paul Whibley is hoping to create one of the best off-road racing competitions here at home. More >>

Experience the Key in Appointment

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 1:56 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 8, 2015: The first step has been taken in New Zealand's bid to climb back among the world's motocross elite. More >>

Birch Closes in on Another National Title

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 9:58 am | Bikesport NZ

CAPTION: Taupo's Brad Groombridge (Suzuki RM-Z450), perhaps a fly in the ointment for some of the regular enduro competitors at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, More >>

Husqvarna's Whitaker Too Strong

Monday, 30 March 2015, 1:32 pm | Bikesport NZ

MARCH 30, 2015: Jake Whitaker will be the first name to be inscribed on the Taranaki Hard Enduro trophy. More >>



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