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Whitaker leads KTM sweep in Extreme Championships

Monday, 18 November 2019, 10:47 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 18, 2019: It was always going to be a KTM rider who finished on top, it was just a matter of deciding which individual it would be. The 2019 New Zealand Extreme Off-Road Championship series went right down to the wire in the South Island ... More >>

Whitaker needed all his skills to win Dirt Bike Series

Monday, 18 November 2019, 9:32 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 18, 2019: As was predicted, this year's edition of the New Zealand Extreme Off-Road Championship series went right down to the wire in Canterbury at the weekend. The fourth and final round of the Yamaha-sponsored competition was wrapped up after ... More >>

Supercross shake-up will take title fight to the wire

Monday, 18 November 2019, 8:17 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 17, 2019: There has been a minor shake-up at the top of the Australian Supercross Championship standings after the fourth round of five, staged in New Zealand at the weekend, and it will be a nail-biting run to the finish at the final round ... More >>

A Dirt Bike series that offers something for everyone

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:53 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 11, 2019: This year's edition of the New Zealand Extreme Off-Road Championship series will go down to the wire in the South Island this weekend. The four-round Yamaha-sponsored competition has been a colossal see-saw battle, offering something ... More >>

Rain Falls But Fireworks Still Went Off at Winton

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 3:36 pm | Bikesport NZ

Rain Falls But Fireworks Still Went Off at Winton CAPTION: Bay of Plenty's Ben Townley (Yamaha), winner of both races in the premier SX1 class at Winton on Saturday. Photo by Andy McGechan, NOVEMBER 10, 2019: The weather didn't play its ... More >>

Three Consecutive Weekends of Supercross Intensity

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 12:51 pm | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 5, 2019: It is going to be the start of a jam-packed, rip-fire three weeks of intensity when the New Zealand Supercross Championships kick off in the South Island this weekend. More >>

Kiwi Enduro Legend Birch Leads a KTM Sweep

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 2:51 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 30, 2019: It was an orange crush as KTM bikes caused a traffic jam of sorts at the finish line of the weekend's annual Husqvarna Hard Adventure Enduro near Tokoroa. Indeed, the finish line was dominated by the distinctive orange-coloured motorcycles ... More >>

Teenager Ball Clinches Top NZ Trial Trophy

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 10:07 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 29, 2019: Porirua's Dylan Ball created history at the weekend when he became the youngest rider to win the New Zealand Trial Championships in the premier division. More >>

NZ ATV Championships this weekend

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 5:27 pm | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 22, 2019: The revving engines will reach fever pitch at The Hack Track near Eltham this coming Labour Weekend as the nation's elite All Terrain Vehicle bike racers head into battle. The 2019 New Zealand ATV Championships – sponsored this ... More >>

NZ Trial Championships Will Provide a Triple Treat

Monday, 21 October 2019, 11:17 am | Bikesport NZ

This year’s annual New Zealand Trial Championships will be doing things by threes. More >>

Reardon continues to collect major bike trophies

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 1:10 pm | Bikesport NZ

The golden season just keep on going for Whanganui enduro and cross-country ace Seth Reardon. More >>

Kiwi Hero Chandler Has Wildcard Ride in Moto3

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:06 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 8, 2019: He has been tearing up the tarmac around New Zealand for several years and now Upper Hutt's Rogan Chandler is hoping he can do it internationally as well. More >>

Yamaha's Purvis shines for Team New Zealand

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:28 am | Bikesport NZ

He had the toughest job to do, but Yamaha’s Maximus Purvis came through with colours flying. More >>

Mini Bikes But Maxi Talent Will Be on Show

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:18 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 1, 2019: The future of Kiwi motocross goes on show in Hawke's Bay this weekend. More >>

New Zealand Among the World’s Top 20

Monday, 30 September 2019, 9:26 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 29, 2019: The conditions were tough, but New Zealand’s “development squad” battled through and rose above them in The Netherlands at the weekend. More >>

NZ Ready for "Olympic Games of Motocross"

Monday, 23 September 2019, 4:48 pm | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 23, 2019: A talented three-man Kiwi motocross squad is revved up to race in The Netherlands this weekend, determined to again challenge, and hopefully beat, the best riders in the world. Every year, the Motocross of Nations (MXoN) lives up ... More >>

Yamaha's Coppins anticipates some close racing

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 9:36 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019: South Islander Josh Coppins may rank as one of the clear favourites to dominate at the annual New Zealand Veterans' and Women's Motocross Championships in Central Hawke's Bay this weekend, but he's taking nothing for granted. More >>

The 2019 NZ Vets & Women’s MX Championships

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:01 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019: Former national champions and Kiwi internationals from the recent past will all flock together to race once again in Central Hawke's Bay this coming weekend. More >>

Extreme off-road race pushed riders to their limits

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:37 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 9, 2019: The New Zealand Extreme Off-Road Championships kicked off near Whangamata on Saturday and certainly lived up to its name. "It was hard," said Motorcycling New Zealand enduro commissioner Justin Stevenson in a short, simple ... More >>

KTM'S Whitaker Leads Way in Extreme Off-Road Series

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 12:06 pm | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 8, 2019: Would you call it a whitewash or perhaps an orange squash? Riders of the distinctive orange KTM bike brand clean swept all three grades at round one of the New Zealand Extreme Off-Road Championship series in a damp Taungatara Forest ... More >>



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