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We’re truly getting into weirdness here now, with the worldwide virus lock-down forcing us to delve into the realms of fantasy, virtual bike racing to replace the real thing.
With everything in lockdown and motorcycles not heading to the race tracks any time soon, we thought it’d be a great time to dip into the BikesportNZ.com archives.
With Assen as the most recent World Superbike Championship race to be postponed, it is an interesting time to hear from Gregorio Lavilla.
Standby, standby … that’s all a cooped-up bike racer can do in these difficult times.
There are now so many motorcycling events that have been either postponed or cancelled because of the global COVID-19 Coronavirus scare.
When the coronavirus breakout was first identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019, most people weren’t too worried.
The coronavirus outbreak, now declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, is causing havoc for many major motorcycling events around the world.
There was plenty of eye candy to be seen and appreciated at the weekend’s third annual MotoFest at Hampton Downs, the biggest annual motorcycling spectacle on the Kiwi race calendar.
Whanganui motorcycle hero Richie Dibben is rocketing ahead in the chase for the Supersport 600 class title in this year’s New Zealand Superbike Championships series.
Canterbury’s Alastair Hoogenboezem went from zero to hero at the third round of five in this year’s New Zealand Superbike Championships at Hampton Downs, in North Waikato, at the weekend.
Taupo’s Scott Moir is back on track and now well on target to claim his first national superbike championship crown.
It might not be until April 3-5 and the MotoGP of the Americas in Austin, Texas, that racing will be possible in this year’s world championships.
Waikato motorcycling hero Andrew Stroud knows a thing or two about racing bikes, probably just as much as he does about raising a family.
It will be a welcome reunion of sorts for Kiwi motorcycling legend Aaron Slight when he throws his leg over a Honda RC45 at Hampton Downs this weekend (March 7-8).
A seven-week break has done nothing to cool the temperatures or ease the tensions in this season’s New Zealand Superbike Championships and it is perhaps expected to get even hotter when racing resumes this weekend.
In a safe road system where no one should be killed or seriously injured in a crash, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is focused on making motorcycling safer.
Avalon Biddle always knew there would be a target on her back when she lined up at the start of the 2020 road-racing season with the No.1 emblazoned on her 600cc Kawasaki race bike.
The Honda Racing Corporation has renewed its contract with MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez through to the end of 2024.
Old and new, rare and mainstream, shiny and … well, even shinier … along with champions of the past, present and future too.