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Cemetery Circuit Races A True ‘Boxing Day Special’

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 6:02 pm | Bikesport NZ

It will again be fierce and frantic on the streets of Whanganui on Boxing Day. This photo shows Whakatane’s Mitch Rees (bike No.1) leading Whanganui’s Richie Dibben (bike 91) through the first corner at the Cemetery Circuit on Boxing Day last year. ... More >>

Whanganui City Braced For A Massive Street Fight

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 5:59 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 12, 2023: It’s not hard to see why the annual Suzuki International Series each December has a huge following, both domestically and internationally too. However, while the first two rounds of the 2023 edition have now been staged, both events ... More >>

Whanganui Father And Daughter Shine In Suzuki Series

Monday, 11 December 2023, 8:00 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 11, 2023: They say a family that plays together stays together and you couldn’t get much closer than Whanganui sidecar duo Peter and Lucy Dowman. The father and daughter pairing were among the many standouts at round two of the combined ... More >>

Honda Family Team Still 1-2, But Switched Around

Monday, 11 December 2023, 7:50 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 11, 2023: The ups and downs of motorcycle racing can be frustrating sometimes and now we have a Bay of Plenty father and son racing team switching positions at the top of the superbike standings. The two-rider Motul Team Rees Honda outfit finished ... More >>

Shake-up At The Top In Six Of 14 Bike Categories

Monday, 11 December 2023, 8:53 am | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 11, 2023: There were changes galore at the top of the rankings after another mixed weekend of weather, this time at round two of the combined Suzuki International Series/New Zealand Superbike Championships at the weekend. It was a case of two totally ... More >>

It Will Be Down To The Wire In The Wairarapa

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:17 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 7, 2023: It’s the final throw of the dice for national cross-country championships hopefuls in the Wairarapa region on Sunday. The opening round of three in the Whyteline Beta Motorcycles-sponsored series was held at Rotoma, in the Bay ... More >>

Age Shall Not Weary Them, Nor The Years Condemn

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 7:10 pm | Bikesport NZ

DECEMBER 6, 2023: New Zealand’s spiritual home of international superbike racing is the place to be this weekend. The Manawatu racetrack that hosted the final round of the inaugural World Superbike Championships 35 years ago will this weekend host ... More >>

Suzuki International Series Begins This Weekend

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:03 am | Bikesport NZ

The moment of truth is fast approaching for the Kiwi motorbike community, with 12 months of hard work all coming to a head when the 2023 edition of the Suzuki International Series kicks off in Taupo in just a few days’ time. The Taupo International Motorsport ... More >>

Yeoman And Parkes Lead Way In Cross-country Champs

Monday, 27 November 2023, 8:58 am | Bikesport NZ

With two rounds now completed and four different race winners emerging, the 2023 edition of the New Zealand Cross-country Championships will go down to the wire at the final round in the Wairarapa on December 10. Round two of three in the Whyteline ... More >>

Revs Building As Start Looms For 2023 Suzuki Series

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:29 pm | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 17, 2023: The revs are starting to build with the 2023 Suzuki International Series now just around the corner. The popular annual three-round Suzuki International Series, including the world-renowned Cemetery Circuit street race event in Whanganui ... More >>

Call Goes Out For FIM Oceania Women’s Mx Riders

Friday, 17 November 2023, 1:33 pm | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 17, 2023: Representing your country against Australia is a sporting opportunity not to be missed and it is granted only to special Kiwi athletes. When the big annual Honda New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville rolls around in late January ... More >>

Great Turn-out For Opening Round Of XC Nationals

Monday, 13 November 2023, 12:16 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 13, 2023: The 2023 New Zealand Cross-country Championships got underway in the Bay of Plenty at the weekend with a large number of motorcycle riders making the most of their trip to the region. Warm weather greeted the more than 75 elite ... More >>

Riders Braced For Start Of 2023 Cross-country Champs

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 8:56 am | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 8, 2023: The Kiwi dirt bike racing community is primed and ready for the delayed start to the 2023 edition of the New Zealand Cross-country Championships, with opening round set for the Bay of Plenty region this weekend. This year’s Whyteline ... More >>

Nine Men, Three Teams And Another Win To Celebrate

Saturday, 4 November 2023, 2:26 pm | Bikesport NZ

NOVEMBER 4, 2023: The men from the ITools Racing Team know a thing or two about winning motorcycle races and this was further emphasised when they again dominated the recent Motul 6-Hour Endurance race at the Taupo International Motorsport Park. ... More >>

Whitaker Breaks Through To Win Toughest Event

Monday, 23 October 2023, 8:26 pm | Bikesport NZ

Wainuiomata’s Jake Whitaker (KTM 300EXC), outright winner of the weekend’s big annual Husqvarna Hard Adventure Enduro near Tokoroa. Photo by Andy McGechan, It may have seemed that Wainuiomata’s Jake Whitaker might never break through to ... More >>

Cooper Puts Gasgas Top Of NZ Podium At First Attempt

Monday, 23 October 2023, 8:13 pm | Bikesport NZ

The 2023-24 New Zealand motocross season could not have kicked off much better for Bay of Plenty racer Cody Cooper. The just-turned 40-year-old showed that age is no barrier to performing at the top level if you've got a winning machine underneath ... More >>

Blast From The Past And The Future Too This Weekend

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 6:27 pm | Bikesport NZ

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. And while these individuals should certainly be favoured to dominate at the 2023 New ... More >>

Kiwi Team Ready For "Olympic Games Of Motocross"

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 10:48 pm | Bikesport NZ

A talented three-man Kiwi motocross squad is revved up to race in France this coming weekend, determined to again challenge, and hopefully beat, the best riders in the world. Every year, the Motocross of Nations (MXoN) lives up to its billing as the ... More >>

New Zealand Mini Motocross Nationals Had It All

Monday, 2 October 2023, 6:44 am | Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 2, 2023: Talent and bravery in equal measures were on show at the 2023 New Zealand Mini Motocross Nationals at Leeston, south of Christchurch, at the weekend. The two-day event was hosted by the Christchurch Off-Road Motorcycle Club and sponsored ... More >>

Future Stars Go On Show At Mini Motocross Nationals

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 6:39 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 26, 2023: The future of Kiwi motocross goes on show in Canterbury this coming weekend and that's where we may see the next world champions created. Nearly 200 riders are entered and they will all be keen to excel at the two-day 2023 New ... More >>





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