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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 >>

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 >>



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