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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 >>

Kiwi Duo Make The Most Of International Opportunity

Monday, 25 September 2023, 7:24 pm | Bikesport NZ

Two fearless New Zealand riders made the most of their overseas adventure at the weekend, racing at the 19th and final round of the Motocross World Championships in England. Oparau’s James Scott and New Plymouth’s Rian King headed to Europe ... More >>

NZ Hard Enduro Champs To Kick Off On Saturday

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 6:22 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 5, 2023: The 2023 New Zealand Hard Enduro Championships is called that for a reason and the promoters say the word “hard” is really perhaps an understatement. In saying that, however, the first of two rounds of this year’s Yamaha-sponsored ... More >>

NZ’s Courtney Duncan Wins Fourth World Title

Monday, 4 September 2023, 5:56 am | Bikesport NZ

SEPTEMBER 3, 2023: She’s done it again and, in the end, she did it easily … New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan is world champion once more. The 27-year-old Kawasaki rider from Palmerston, near Dunedin, won the first of her two Women’s Motocross ... More >>

Dates Set Already For 2024 NZ Cross-country Champs

Friday, 1 September 2023, 6:49 pm | Bikesport NZ

The Kiwi dirt bike racing community is eagerly anticipating the start to the 2023 edition of the New Zealand Cross-country Championships, now just weeks away, and the 2024 season is also now on the horizon. This year’s upcoming series may be ... More >>

Kiwi Enduro Contingent Flies The Flag In Romania

Sunday, 6 August 2023, 9:21 pm | Bikesport NZ

AUGUST 6, 2023: Germany’s Manuel Lettenbichler may have hogged the spotlight in winning round three of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championships overall, but a strong Kiwi contingent fired up at the event too. The event doubled as the 2023 edition ... More >>

Kiwi Quartet Fly The New Zealand Flag In Australia

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 7:36 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 20, 2023: Four Kiwis crossed the Tasman Sea to tackle the Australian Motocross Championships this season and each of them excelled in conditions that were hot on track in every sense of the word. Cambridge’s Nico Verhoeven, Taupo’s Connor ... More >>

Fundraiser For New Zealand Team A Roaring Success

Monday, 17 July 2023, 6:40 pm | Bikesport NZ

A team including a multi-time former Motocross of Nations team rider, stole the spotlight at the big annual Battle Of The Clubs motocross in Taupo on Saturday. The Motocross of Nations (MXoN) is the pinnacle of the sport globally, often referred ... More >>

Son Of Former Champ First To Accept GIXXER Challenge

Saturday, 15 July 2023, 1:10 pm | Bikesport NZ

JULY 14, 2023: Like moths to a flame, expect to see New Zealand’s aspiring young motorcycle road-racing stars of the future step forward and into the spotlight in the coming weeks. Suzuki New Zealand recently announced that it would again provide ... More >>

Taupo Again Staging Massive Fundraiser Motocross

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 7:19 pm | Bikesport NZ

Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper (bike No.121) is among the favourites this weekend. He is a multi-time national MX1 and MX2 champion and multi-time Team New Zealand representative at the Motocross of Nations. He is pictured here racing at the Battle ... More >>





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