NZXC 2018 EDITION READY TO GO

Manawatu’s Paul Whibley probably won’t be able to defend his NZXC series crown this season, but he doesn’t mind one little bit. The series, which first came to life in 2015, was Whibley’s own creation and not something he really … Continue reading

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READY FOR DIRT GUIDE 2

There is simply no excuse for not tackling the Dirt Guide Cross-country Series and Rotorua’s Ethan Harris and Taupo’s Wil Yeoman would be the first individuals to tell you that. These two riders were the day’s main winners at round … Continue reading

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TEAMS RACING AT ITS BEST

New Zealand boxes above its weight on an international motocross stage and this weekend’s annual Battle of the Clubs event at Taupo is one of the reasons why that is so. The country’s most talented motocross racers will put aside … Continue reading

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POINTS BOOST FOR ‘KIWI GIRL’

It was a Yamaha clean sweep at the latest round of the Women’s Motocross World Championships (WMX) in Italy overnight, but, most significantly for her many Kiwi fans, it is New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan who remains in the top spot … Continue reading

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WALSH OUTSTANDING IN ITALY

The Italian round of the European 250cc Motocross Championships (EMX250) at Ottobiano provided perhaps the most intriguing races of the season, with its ultra competitive field and Kiwi rider Dylan Walsh one of the most outstanding performers. Taking the overall … Continue reading

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LORENZO STILL TITLE CONTENDER?

Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo could possibly not now be written off as a shock MotoGP title winner this year. Lorenzo says the Ducati is now the ‘most complete’ package it has ever been after the Spaniard sealed back-to-back MotoGP victories with … Continue reading

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WATCH THIS SPACE

Expect to see a few fresh names gracing the pages of your favourite web site, newspaper or bike magazine when the 2018-19 motorcycle road-race season kicks off later this year. This season’s inaugural GIXXER Cup competition certainly ticked all the … Continue reading

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ON COMPUTER OR PHONE

Want to know what’s happening on the motorcycling scene in New Zealand and abroad too? Well check out the latest issue of Kiwi Rider … it is waiting to be read right here … Check out some of the features … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON HERLINGS, JONASS & DUNCAN

MXGP begins the second half of the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship season this weekend in Italy and all eyes will be focussed on the fortunes of championship leaders Jeffery Herlings, Pauls Jonass and Kiwi rider Courtney Duncan. Dutch rider … Continue reading

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GROUND-BREAKING PERFORMANCE

It was a groundbreaking performance from Thames rider Natasha Cairns in the enduro nationals this season. From the second of five rounds in the Alpinestars-sponsored 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships, the 32-year-old turned heads as she led the way in … Continue reading

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KIWIS SHINE AT FRENCH GP

New Zealand’s James Scott made all the right moves at the weekend as he thrust himself into the spotlight at the French Motocross Grand Prix. The 16-year-old KTM racer from Oparau, near Kawhia, twice finished fifth at the French GP … Continue reading

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WON WITH ROUND TO SPARE

Bay of Plenty’s Brad Groombridge doesn’t mind if you call him “boring”, not if it means he’s national champion yet again. Truth is, his riding style is far from boring, although spectacular is not always the best way to tackle … Continue reading

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NZ ENDURO SEASON WRAPS UP

History was made when the 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships season wrapped up with double-header rounds four and five in the lower North Island at the weekend. The Alpinestars-sponsored series came to a thrilling conclusion with racing in the Santoft … Continue reading

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READY FOR ROUND TWO?

There is simply no excuse for not tackling the Dirt Guide Cross-country Series. It’s round two of popular competition at Ohakuri, halfway between Taupo and Tokoroa, in just two weeks’ time, on June 24, and that’s another great opportunity to … Continue reading

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