The mud has perhaps only just been washed from the motorcycles following round one of the KTM New Zealand Enduro Championships near Whangamata and now round two is already looming large for the nation’s leading off-road exponents, with the competitors this week making their way south to tackle the steep forest course at Pauatahanui, near Porirua, this Saturday.
Auckland’s Callan May is ready to stretch his wings.
The 21-year-old Yamaha ace from Titirangi has won national titles in New Zealand and now the Kiwi Rider and BikesportNZ.com-backed off-road motorcycle rider has packed his helmet and boots and headed off to the United States.
Whakatane brothers Mitchell and Damon Rees led from start to finish in winning the 2014 Castrol Honda Six-Hour race at Matata at the weekend.
KTM’s Ryan Dungey has celebrated his first win of the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season on a night that resulted in a major shakeup in the 450SX class standings in Indianapolis, the ninth round of 17 in the series.
Flying Frenchman Gautier Paulin has taken his factory Kawasaki KX450F to win the opening GP on the MXGP season in Qatar.
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Here’s a little video clip from round one of the KTM New Zealand Enduro Championships near Whangamata at the weekend.