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Whanganui Preparing Already For 2022 'Resurrection'

Friday, 24 December 2021, 2:51 am | Bikesport NZ

England's Richard Cooper (Suzuki GSX-R1000) celebrates winning the coveted Robert Holden Memorial feature race and the series overall at Whanganui's Cemetery Circuit on Boxing Day in 2019. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com It took a global virus ... More >>

Leading By Example For Women In Motorcycling

Monday, 8 November 2021, 4:20 pm | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 8, 2021: Motorcycling events wouldn’t happen without women like Canterbury’s Jo Ffitch being involved says Motorcycling New Zealand’s (MNZ) Women’s Commission. "The major role women undertake to ensure motorcycling events can take place ... More >>

Honda Stars Enjoy Winning Labour Weekend In Taupo

Monday, 25 October 2021, 5:59 pm | Bikesport NZ

For eight races in a row, Honda star Cody Cooper was fastest out of the start gate and that translated into another overall winning performance for the multi-time former national motocross champion. Labour Weekend's traditional MX Fest motocross extravaganza ... More >>

Kawasaki's Natzke Sends Warning Message To Rivals

Monday, 25 October 2021, 5:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

Team Green Kawasaki rider Josiah Natzke kicked off his 2021 season in the best way possible, taking the chequered flag on two separate days over Labour Weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com The 2021-22 motocross season could not have kicked ... More >>

Men In Green Rule At Motocross Fundraiser In Taupo

Friday, 22 October 2021, 7:31 pm | Bikesport NZ

Two teams, each including two former Motocross of Nations team riders, stole the spotlight at the big annual Battle Of The Teams motocross in Taupo on Friday. The Motocross of Nations (MXoN) is the pinnacle of the sport globally, often referred ... More >>

It's All The Entertainment You'll Ever Need

Friday, 3 September 2021, 4:02 pm | Bikesport NZ

Hamilton's world class Andrew Stroud will ride demonstration laps on the iconic Britten motorcycle at Whanganui's Cemetery Circuit on Boxing Day, surely a spectacular distraction in the midst of on-track fireworks from New Zealand's motorcycling elite. ... More >>

Raising The Bar For Women In Motorcycling

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 11:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

The Lang family (from left) Penny, Melissa, Hazel and Nick. Photo supplied. Two girls to watch in the junior women's motocross scene in New Zealand are Penny and Hazel Lang, says Motorcycling New Zealand (MNZ) women's commissioner Sandra Perry. ... More >>

Plenty To Fight For At Final Round Of Dirt Guide Series

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 7:06 pm | Bikesport NZ

It's congestion at the start as the riders charge into the second corner at round two of the Dirt Guide Cross-country Series near Tokoroa last month. More of the same intensity can be expected this coming weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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