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Taranaki Venue Will Reveal Championship Winners

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 10:51 am | Bikesport NZ

April 09, 2024 For so many riders, this weekend’s final round of the 2024 Yamaha New Zealand Motocross Championships in Taranaki will be the most important race meeting of the season. The four-round series has featured plenty of ups and downs already ... More >>

When The Going Got Tough, Whitaker Got Going

Monday, 8 April 2024, 9:18 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 7, 2024: Only 34 of the 148 riders to start the 2024 edition of the No Way In Hell Extreme Enduro on Saturday made it to the final hurdle. So tough was this year’s edition of the Husqvarna-sponsored No Way In Hell (NWIH) event that many ... More >>

It’s Tough And Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 5:15 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 3, 2024: Ever been told to “go to Hell”? This is probably the place they meant ... the No Way In Hell extreme enduro, and it’s happening this weekend. It is the country’s premier extreme enduro event, run by the man who should know, ... More >>

Dudson Warms Up New Bike And Wins NZ Title

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:14 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 2, 2024: Bay of Plenty’s Callum Dudson has been crowned the New Zealand cross-country motorcycling champion for 2024 after a busy weekend of racing in the south-east of the North Island. The 23-year-old builder from Rotorua took his straight-out-of-the-packing-crate ... More >>

Cross-country Series Was Thrill-a-minute Racing

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 8:10 am | Bikesport NZ

APRIL 2, 2024: The 2024 Yamaha New Zealand Cross-country Championships wrapped up with back-to-back races at different venues in the south-east of the North Island over the Easter Weekend. Round three of four in this series was held at Flemington, ... More >>

Cross-country Champs Will Go Down To The Wire

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 6:19 am | Bikesport NZ

MARCH 27, 2024: The 2024 New Zealand Cross-country Championships will wrap up this coming Easter Weekend with back-to-back rounds three and four taking place in the east of the North Island. Two three-hour senior races and two 90-minute junior races ... More >>

Elite Racers Rise To The Challenges At Pukekohe

Sunday, 24 March 2024, 7:58 pm | Bikesport NZ

The nation’s elite rose to the many challenges presented to them at round three of the 2024 Yamaha New Zealand Motocross Championship near Pukekohe on Saturday. With rain setting in early in the day, MR Motorcycles Raceway at Harrisville, just ... More >>

Orange Brigade Leads The Way In Two Key Classes

Sunday, 24 March 2024, 7:55 pm | Bikesport NZ

MARCH 24, 2024: With a firm grip now in two of the three men’s categories they are tackling, the 2024 New Zealand Motocross Championships seem to be going very well indeed for the “Orange Army” from north of the Bombay hills. The Auckland-based ... More >>

Time Now For Title Hopefuls To Make It Count

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 6:51 pm | Bikesport NZ

The second half of the 2024 New Zealand Motocross Championship season hits the dirt this weekend and so now is the time to really make it count. Round three of four in the Yamaha-sponsored New Zealand Motocross Championship is certain to shake the ... More >>

Rees Wins Battle But West Wins The Superbike War

Monday, 4 March 2024, 4:03 pm | Bikesport NZ

Bay of Plenty’s Mitch Rees won the battle, but Australian Ant West won the war in this season’s New Zealand Superbike Championships. Weather played a large part in the PTS Logistics-sponsored 2023-24 NZSBK series, with rain affecting almost all ... More >>

Race Wins Vital In The Final Chase For Points

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 8:15 pm | Bikesport NZ

The final round of any sporting series is always the most important, because that’s when the coveted silverware eventually gets handed out. That will naturally be the case too when the sixth and final round of the PTS Logistics-sponsored 2023-24 New ... More >>

Cooper And GASGAS Take Over MX2 Class Lead

Monday, 26 February 2024, 5:42 pm | Bikesport NZ

Bay of Plenty’s Cody Cooper is back where he belongs, king of the castle in the fiercely fought national MX2 motocross class. The defending national MX2 champion from Opotiki performed with distinction at the second round of four in this year’s ... More >>

Balclutha Hosts Round Two Of Champs On Sunday

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 7:32 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2024 New Zealand Motocross Championships may be headed to the deep south this weekend, but we can again expect the race action to be red hot. This first of four rounds in the Yamaha Motor New Zealand-sponsored series was held near Rotorua three ... More >>

2024 Burt Munro Challenge Was A Huge Success

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 7:25 pm | Bikesport NZ

FEBRUARY 14, 2024: The Burt Munro Challenge is an iconic event, a week of bike-related activity that was marked off in big red letters on the calendars of many New Zealanders and not just by the motorcycling community. It is considered a must-see or must-do ... More >>

FOUR RACES AND FOUR WINNERS TO START SERIES

Monday, 12 February 2024, 6:39 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2024 New Zealand Cross-country Championships kicked off with thrill-a-minute racing at back-to-back rounds one and two near Nelson at the weekend. There were two three-hour senior races and two 90-minute junior races on the hilly farmland ... More >>

Burt Munro Challenge A Motorcycling Must-do

Monday, 5 February 2024, 3:41 pm | Bikesport NZ

The Burt Munro Challenge is an iconic must-see or must-do event, a week-long spectacle that transcends the various codes and branches of motorcycling and now celebrates its 17th year in 2024. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2402/32eb9cf6d7743c2de789.jpeg" ... More >>

Rotorua Track Was Tough But So Were The Racers

Sunday, 4 February 2024, 3:10 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2024 New Zealand Motocross Championships kicked off in the Bay of Plenty on Saturday with the racing almost as wild as the weather. Strong winds and rain lashed the hilly farmland circuit at Horohoro, near Rotorua, interspersed will warm, dry ... More >>

KTM’s Harwood Has A Smashing Time At Woodville

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 8:47 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 30, 2023: West Auckland-based former Takaka rider Hamish Harwood had a smashing time at Woodville at the weekend … literally. The 61st annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville at the weekend is the biggest and best motocross on the Kiwi ... More >>

MotoFest 24 Will Feature A Tribute To Fallen Kiwi Hero

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 8:44 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 30, 2024: The upcoming Star Insure MotoFest will include a special tribute to fallen champion Damon Rees, the young rider from Whakatane who, sadly, passed away in the United Kingdom in June last year due to medical issues unrelated to motorcycling. ... More >>

Morrow Reaches For The Stars And Becomes One

Monday, 29 January 2024, 3:33 pm | Bikesport NZ

Former Southlander Seth Morrow says part of the reason he and his family moved from Invercargill to Auckland was to strengthen his position on the motocross scene. And that move looks like it may be starting to pay off. Now based in Silverdale, Morrow ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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