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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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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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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TRAIL RIDING GOES EPIC

Coming soon to a forest near you … the latest round of the always-popular Epic Events two-day trail rides, featuring more than 100 kilometres of rolling hills, winding gullys and cranking fire-breaks on graded all-weather pumice terrain. Millions of berms … Continue reading

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READ ALL ABOUT IT

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LET’S GO BUSH RIDING

Perhaps our next national champion or international hero will be among those in action near Tokoroa this weekend. The 2018 Dirt Guide Cross-country Series kicks off this weekend, again promising to be anything you want it to be … a … Continue reading

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MOTOFEST WORTH ANOTHER LOOK

We know you’ll enjoy this extended highlights package from Hampton Downs in March, that weekend’s inaugural MotoFest event doubling as the third round of four of the 2018 New Zealand Superbike Championships. The two-day festival of motorcycling promised a huge … Continue reading

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SERIES SET FOR KICK-OFF

The 2018 Dirt Guide Cross-country Series kicks off near Tokoroa this weekend, the venue at Ohakuri – about halfway between Tokoroa and Taupo – and it is sure to attract riders from both ends of the aptitude and competitiveness spectrum. … Continue reading

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THE LATEST NEWS ON-LINE

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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ARCHER BEATS UP BOYS AND MEN

She’s been threatening to beat up the boys for years, but now it’s official … Te Awamutu’s Rachael Archer is the national cross-country champion in the under-200cc two-stroke class. The 16-year-old took her Husqvarna TE150 to wrap up the New … Continue reading

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NOW LOOKING TO OVERSEAS

Bay of Plenty’s Brad Groombridge is hoping his latest dirt biking success might propel him onto the international stage. The 27-year-old Taupo locksmith wrapped up the New Zealand Cross-country Championships title near Mosgiel at the weekend, a runner-up finish at … Continue reading

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XC MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Taupo’s Brad Groombridge has completed the task he’d promised to right from the start of the season when he wrapped up the national cross-country title near Mosgiel at the weekend. He had arrived at Saturday’s venue for the fourth and … Continue reading

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A HARD MAN TO PIN DOWN

Bay of Plenty’s Brad Groombridge is never one to be placed in a pigeon hole. The 27-year-old Taupo locksmith is a leading rider on the national motocross, enduro, cross-country and TT racing scenes and he simply can’t be classified, buttoned-down, … Continue reading

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ANDRELL SPRINGS A SURPRISE

It was something of a dream outing for Auckland’s Joseph Andrell, the 29-year-old competing at the 2018 edition of the New Zealand Mini TT Championships near Taupiri at the weekend. The Landscape gardener from Orewa shifts dirt for a living, … Continue reading

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SMITH WAS UNTOUCHABLE

It was more than just a training exercise, but the pace of former national motocross champion Hayden Smith at the weekend’s New Zealand Miniature TT Championships showed he certainly was ready for his upcoming World Junior Motocross Championships bid in … Continue reading

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TOWNLEY FIGHTS BACK

Former world motocross champion Ben Townley is back on the KTM bike brand he rode to win that world title and he’s obviously loving it. Though now retired from racing fulltime, the Bay of Plenty father-of-three used some of that … Continue reading

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FINAL SHOWDOWN TO DECIDE

He may be second in the championship standings, but Taupo’s Brad Groombridge is still the favourite to win the cross-country nationals this season. The 2018 New Zealand Cross-country Championships will go down to the wire near Mosgiel this weekend, Saturday’s … Continue reading

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HANNON READY TO STEP UP

“Simply the best” and “unstoppable” were phrases used by the commentator to describe Cambridge’s Jared Hannon as he blitzed the field on his way to winning the 8-12 years’ 85cc class at the Kawasaki-sponsored annual New Zealand Mini TT Championships … Continue reading

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