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Different Race Winner And New Series Leader Is Likely

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 4:02 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 20, 2021: It's always a difficult sport to predict, but one thing is for certain, there will be a fresh winner at the second round of three in the popular Dirt Guide Cross-country Series this coming Saturday. CAPTION: It's congestion at the start ... More >>

Kiwi Honda Ace Packing His Bags For Italy

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 5:59 pm | Bikesport NZ

Oparau's James Scott (Honda), thrilled to accept a late call-up from a factory race team based in Italy to race in the 2021 Enduro World Championships. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Europe, and probably the rest of the world too, is beckoning ... More >>

Women Beating The Sidecar Men

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 10:04 am | Bikesport NZ

JUNE 30, 2021: Sidecar racing is not for the fainthearted and, with her fearless and trusted team-mate by her side, there really is no stopping Bay of Plenty sidecar ace Tracey Bryan. Tauranga's Bryan piloted her Honda CBR600-powered sidecar to sixth ... More >>

Scott Puts Honda On Top Step Of Cross-country Podium

Sunday, 27 June 2021, 5:08 pm | Bikesport NZ

Oparau's James Scott (Honda CRF450X), on his way to winning the opening round of this year's Dirt Guide Cross-country Series on Saturday. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com It's almost as if Oparau's James Scott has been unshackled. Already ... More >>

Enduro Campaign Going To Plan For Husky Man

Monday, 7 June 2021, 4:18 pm | Bikesport NZ

Cambridge's Dylan Yearbury (Husqvarna), in a solid position at the top of the 2021 national enduro rankings after three of five rounds. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Dylan Yearbury's 2021 New Zealand Enduro Championship campaign is all going according ... More >>

2021 Yamaha Nz Enduro Championships: Just One Second To Separate Top Riders After Two Day

Monday, 7 June 2021, 3:57 pm | Bikesport NZ

Cambridge's Dylan Yearbury (Husqvarna), on his way to cementing his position at the top of the standings at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Even after two brutal and unforgiving, back-to-back days of racing, there was just ... More >>

Rookie Rider Keeps The Sport's Stars On Their Toes

Monday, 7 June 2021, 3:53 pm | Bikesport NZ

Oparau's James Scott (Honda CRF450X), the talented motocross rider also hunting down national enduro championship honours this season. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Oparau's James Scott loves racing motocross and he's already achieved in that sport ... More >>

Land Speed Record Not For The Faint-hearted

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 4:25 pm | Bikesport NZ

Napier man Walter Rands-Trevor, primed and ready to begin his land-speed record bid on Goudies Road, near Reporoa. Photo by Kit Greer. There is perhaps nothing as scary or as thrilling at the same time as achieving a land speed record on a motorcycle. ... More >>

Yearbury Takes Over Series Lead In Marlborough

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 5:49 am | Bikesport NZ

Cambridge's Dylan Yearbury (Husqvarna), the new championship leader after solid weekend in Marlborough. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com APRIL 26, 2021: There has been a change at the top of the 2021 New Zealand Enduro Championships after Cambridge's ... More >>

Honda Rider Scott Shows His Amazing Versatility

Monday, 26 April 2021, 4:47 pm | Bikesport NZ

Oparau's James Scott (Honda CRF450X), the motocross star on the charge for national enduro honours too this season. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com Oparau's James Scott is a relative rookie when it comes to enduro bike racing, but his dominant ... More >>

Husky Hero Yearbury Snatches Championship Lead

Monday, 26 April 2021, 4:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

Cambridge's Dylan Yearbury (Husqvarna FE350), the new championship leader after a solid weekend in Marlborough. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com He was national enduro No.2 last season and Waikato rider Dylan Yearbury is on target for a podium ... More >>

Enduro Series Takes The Battle To Marlborough

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 12:30 pm | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 20, 2021: It's one down and four to go in the 2021 New Zealand Enduro Championships and it's not going to be getting any easier as the weeks progress. That's the top tip for the nation's elite off-road dirt bike racers as they head off to round two ... More >>

NZ Cross-country Champs To Wrap Up In The South Island

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 5:14 pm | Bikesport NZ

Napier-base former Wairoa rider Tommy Watts (Yamaha), with an equal share of the championship lead at the halfway stage of the series. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com New Zealand's elite cross-country motorcycle racers will wrap up the 2021 national ... More >>

Enduro Championships Kick Off Near Tokoroa

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:17 am | Bikesport NZ

Rotorua's Ethan Harris (Yamaha), one of the riders to watch out for at round one of the 2021 New Zealand Enduro Championships near Tokoroa on Sunday. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com APRIL 6, 2021: The 2021 New Zealand Enduro Championships ... More >>

Mx Glory For 'Weekend Warrior' On An Enduro Bike

Monday, 5 April 2021, 4:11 pm | Bikesport NZ

Taranaki's Renny Johnston (Husqvarna FE350), on his way to winning two New Zealand titles at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com He may describe himself as a "weekend warrior" these days, but Taranaki motorcycle shop owner Renny ... More >>

More To Racing At Full Throttle Than Meets The Eye

Monday, 5 April 2021, 4:09 pm | Bikesport NZ

Taranaki brothers Camo (left) and Scott Keegan were rarely far apart on the Taupiri race track, the sibling rivals swapping the lead many times during their five ATV (all terrain vehicle) races at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com ... More >>

There's Nothing To Slow Down These Bike Racers

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 7:51 am | Bikesport NZ

Hamilton's Seton Head (Kawasaki), likely to be among the leading riders at Taupiri this weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com With only common sense to slow them down, riders will no doubt have their throttles twisted right round to the stops ... More >>

Cream Of Kiwi Motocross Talent Heads To Taupo

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 6:22 am | Bikesport NZ

Mangakino's Maximus Purvis (Yamaha), the runaway leader in the MX2 (250cc) class after three of four rounds in this year's New Zealand Motocross Championships. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com The cream of the cream of Kiwi motocross talent ... More >>

The 2021 New Zealand Motocross Championships: Motocross Title Glory To Be Decided At Taupo

Monday, 22 March 2021, 5:15 pm | Bikesport NZ

Taupo's Wyatt Chase (Yamaha YZ450F), hoping he can move up at least one more step on the MX1 class championship podium when he races on his favoured home turf on Sunday. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com National motocross championship glory awaits ... More >>

Gas Gas Rider Smith Takes Over 125cc Class Lead

Sunday, 21 March 2021, 5:34 pm | Bikesport NZ

Silverdale-based former Taihape rider Hayden Smith (Gas Gas MC125), the new leader in the MX125 class after the third round of four at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com They may have the smallest engine capacity of any of the bike categories, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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