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Pavletich up to his same old tricks

Monday, 19 November 2018, 11:03 am | Bikesport NZ

Ararimu bike racer Paul Pavletich is at it again ... winning major titles. The 60-year-old professional riding and driving instructor again showed that age is no barrier to winning at the top level, wrapping up the five-round 2018 New Zealand Classic Motorcycle ... More >>

Whanganui Rider Reardon tastes first blood

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 1:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2018 edition of the Bush Riders' Motorcycle Club's Central Cross-country Series is up and running and it was Whanganui's Seth Reardon who was the fastest man out of the blocks. More >>

KTM's Buxton Takes Charge of GNCC Series

Monday, 12 November 2018, 10:12 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 12, 2018: Auckland's Tom Buxton has won the 2018 edition of the famous Dead Toad cross-country race and, at the same time, he has taken the lead in the popular GNCC Series. More >>

Dream comes true for young Kiwi Racer

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 1:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

It's a dream come true for young New Zealand motorcycle racer Liam Draper with news this week that he will now race for a satellite factory KTM team in the United States. More >>

Birch on the attack in Xtreme Off-Road Series

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 10:10 am | Bikesport NZ

Thames rider Chris Birch knows a thing or two about riding dirt bikes and his rivals would say that is perhaps a massive understatement. In a racing career crafted over more than 20 years at the top level, the KTM ace has excelled more often than not, ... More >>

Westpac Bank NZ reports $1B of cash earnings

Monday, 5 November 2018, 1:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Westpac Banking Corp's New Zealand unit lifted its full-year cash earnings, growing both deposits and lending against the backdrop of a strong economy and changing banking environment. More >>

2018 NZ Xtreme Off-Road Championship

Monday, 5 November 2018, 1:30 pm | Bikesport NZ

2018 NZ Xtreme Off-Road Championship Xtreme Off-Road Battle Gains Momentum NOVEMBER 5, 2018: It is anybody's series to win now after the weekend's third round of four in this year's inaugural NZ Xtreme Off-road Championship series in Hawke's Bay. The ... More >>

Honda Hero Cooper simply unbeatable

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:50 am | Bikesport NZ

Opposition great and small were no match for Honda star Cody Cooper at the annual Waikato Motocross Championships near Te Kuiti at the weekend. The 35-year-old Honda Racing Team rider from Mount Maunganui was still feeling "under the weather", ... More >>

Cross-Country 'experience' starts this weekend

Monday, 5 November 2018, 9:56 am | Bikesport NZ

The renowned Bush Riders' Motorcycle Club, based in Pahiatua, holds an enviable reputation for staging cross-country dirt bike races and, with such diverse and interesting terrain all within an easy drive of the town, it's not hard to see why this is so. More >>

Too Many Bikes ... That's a Nice Problem to Have

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 11:37 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 31, 2018: It is going to be another scorching summer of motorcycling this year and it all starts to heat up in just a few weeks' time. More >>

Whibley Back on the Pace After Injury Lay-Off

Monday, 29 October 2018, 11:02 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 29, 2018: Manawatu's Paul Whibley is back in action and quickly on the pace after a 10-month stint on the sidelines. More >>

Aussies take narrow win over the Kiwis

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 2:10 pm | Bikesport NZ

It was Trans-Tasman rivalry at its best over the long Labour Weekend as the moto trials top guns from Australia and New Zealand locked horns in Canterbury. The 2018 FIM Oceania Trials Championships were run in conjunction with the New Zealand Moto ... More >>

All Terrain Vehicle Racers Claim National Glory

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 9:12 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 23, 2018: The nation's quad bike elite put on a show to remember at the 2018 New Zealand ATV (all terrain vehicle) Motocross Championships near Timaru during Labour Weekend. More >>

Altherm JCR Yamaha dominates Taupo MX Fest

Monday, 22 October 2018, 9:52 am | Bikesport NZ

A safe and sensible approach proved to be a winning strategy for Kayne Lamont at the weekend’s big annual MX Fest motocross extravaganza in Taupo. More >>

Aussies set sights on NZ Moto Trials glory

Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:44 am | Bikesport NZ

A team of Australians arrive in New Zealand this week with one aim in mind, to rob the Kiwi trophy cabinet. The 2018 FIM Oceania Trials Championships will be run in conjunction with the New Zealand Moto Trials Championships near Christchurch, this ... More >>

Hard Adventure will push riders to the limit

Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:31 am | Bikesport NZ

Do you have a good dirt bike? Do you have insane riding skills? Are you tough and resourceful? Or maybe you're just extremely lucky? You're going to need to have all of those things as the third annual running of the Husqvarna Hard Adventure Enduro ... More >>

A fresh crop of Mini Motocross Champions

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 10:07 am | Bikesport NZ

There were plenty of fresh faces on the various podiums at the 2018 New Zealand Mini Motocross Championships near Porirua at the weekend. The more than 160 riders who had entered this year's TSS Red Baron Motorcycles and Friday Homes-sponsored mini ... More >>

New Zealand Among the World's Top 20 Nations

Monday, 8 October 2018, 1:02 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 8, 2018: New Zealand is back among the top 20 nations in the motocross world after a brave performance in difficult conditions in the United States at the weekend. More >>

Greenslade and Buxton win four-hour marathon

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 10:50 am | Bikesport NZ

It looks like it's business as usual for KTM pair Sam Greenslade and Tom Buxton after they shared riding duties to score an impressive win at the weekend's annual Pirini 400 four-hour motorcycle endurance race near Te Puke. The race duration was actually ... More >>

Birthday Celebration Will Be One to Remember

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 10:22 am | Bikesport NZ

The New Zealand Classic Motor Cycle Racing Register's annual Classic Festival hits 40 years at Pukekohe on February 2-3, 2019. More >>



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