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2020 Honda New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville

Monday, 20 January 2020, 3:12 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 20, 2020: There will be huge numbers on hand to witness as the heat goes on for defending champion Cody Cooper in the first major event of the 2020 motocross season this weekend. More >>

Rees bids farewell with a Hat-Trick and a Lap Record

Monday, 20 January 2020, 9:46 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 19, 2020: Whakatane's Damon Rees may be comfortably leading the glamour superbikes class, but, sadly, the Honda man won't be able to win the national title this summer. The 24-year-old was again in scintillating form, further enhancing the ... More >>

Oparau's Scott is King of the Mountain for 2020

Monday, 20 January 2020, 9:45 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 19, 2020: Two wins from three starts and then a feature race victory, it would be fair to say that Oparau's James Scott is fast approaching top form and ready for his latest international assault. Although more at home on 125cc and 250cc race ... More >>

Several riders may feel they have target on their backs

Friday, 17 January 2020, 3:35 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 17, 2020: It's tough when you have a big No.1 plastered over the front and sides of your motorcycle – everyone has you in their gun sights, wants to shoot you down and take that title away. More >>

Parker plans an all-out assault on Timaru race track

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 12:46 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 14, 2020: He's running third overall in the Supersport 300 class standings after round one, but Timaru's Harry Parker reckons home track advantage will boost him up the standings this coming weekend. It's the second round of five in the Yamaha-sponsored ... More >>

Records tumble at Canterbury Superbikes Scorcher

Monday, 13 January 2020, 12:43 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 13, 2020: It was a stunning opening round for this season's New Zealand Superbike Championships in Canterbury at the weekend, with close racing through all the various bike categories, a major lap record shattered and several new ones set. ... More >>

Whakatane's Damon Rees puts Honda on top of podium

Monday, 13 January 2020, 11:59 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 12, 2020: It wasn't perfect, but "pretty damn close" for Bay of Plenty's Damon Rees as he raced to a thrilling victory in Canterbury at the weekend. The Whakatane man was in stunning form at the first round of five in this season's ... More >>

NZ superbike title fight begins this weekend

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 10:33 am | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 7, 2020: The 2019 New Zealand Superbike Championships went right down to the wire and it will possibly be the same story again in 2020. The five-round Yamaha-sponsored 2020 series kicks off at Mike Pero Motorsport Park (Ruapuna) in Christchurch this ... More >>

Honda's Ree brothers ring the warning bells

Friday, 27 December 2019, 9:01 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 27, 2019: The writing is on the wall for rivals of Honda's Rees brothers. With back-to-back wins in the Formula One class at the annual Boxing Day motorcycle street fight – the third and final round of the Suzuki International Series on ... More >>

Suzuki hero wins memorial race thriller

Friday, 27 December 2019, 8:27 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 26, 2019: He came, he saw and he conquered ... visiting British champion Richard Cooper swept the major trophies at this year's edition of the popular Suzuki International Series. More >>

Cream of the Crop head to Summercross at Whakatane

Monday, 23 December 2019, 11:01 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 23, 2019: The big annual Whakatane Summercross signals the start of the summer motocross season in New Zealand, an event that commands massive attention from all spheres of the sport – sponsors, spectators, bike manufacturers and from ... More >>

Yearbury and His Husqvarna way out in front

Monday, 16 December 2019, 4:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 16, 2019: Husqvarna rider Dylan Yearbury proved unstoppable at the weekend's marathon dirt bike race near Atiamuri. It was the first time that the 25-year-old Cambridge diesel mechanic had attempted to race the annual Husqvarna Hard X cross-country ... More >>

Suzuki International Series will go down to the wire

Monday, 16 December 2019, 9:48 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 16, 2019: It is extremely tight at the top in many of the bike categories after two rounds in this year’s Suzuki International Series and that means the racing will go down to the wire at the final round in Whanganui on Boxing Day. More >>

Whakatane's Ree brothers put Honda out in front

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:16 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 9, 2019: Bay of Plenty brothers Damon and Mitch Rees will be looking ahead with confidence to the rest of the summer and well into 2020 too after stunning performances at the first major bike event of the new season. The Honda duo from Whakatane went ... More >>

Suzuki International Series opener had it all

Monday, 9 December 2019, 11:12 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 9, 2019: There simply aren't enough superlatives to describe the depth of talent, wealth of excitement, level of energy or scale of entertainment on show at the opening round of the 2019 Suzuki International Series at Taupo at the weekend. More >>

Yearbury And Husqvarna Will Accept the Challenge

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 9:57 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 5, 2019: Husqvarna builds their bikes tough and expect that they'll last the distance with even the toughest of treatment and over the most daunting of terrain. More >>

Suzuki International Series set for Summer Scorcher

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 2, 2019: Summer is here, Christmas is coming and the nation's best motorcycle road race tracks are beckoning. More >>

NZ supercross champs wrap up in Tokoroa

Monday, 25 November 2019, 11:38 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 25, 2019: The 2019 New Zealand Supercross Championships wrapped up in Tokoroa on Saturday evening with stylish and stunning displays of riding from all combatants. Motorcycling New Zealand (MNZ) motocross commissioner Ray Broad and MNZ supercross ... More >>

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 >>



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