If you don’t fall off now and again, you’re simply not trying hard enough.
Expatriate New Zealander Chris Birch has dropped off the top spot at this year’s Romaniacs extreme enduro in Sibiu, Romania, after three days of racing, but he remains in hot contention for the overall.
With temperatures soaring in the American mid-east, the Grand National Cross-country Championships was all set for its traditional mid-summer break.
It is the final chance to achieve New Zealand Enduro Championship glory for the nation’s elite dirt bike riders this weekend.
After two days of Britain’s Graham Jarvis leading the way, it was the turn of expatriate Kiwi Chris Birch to take the lead on day two of the Red Bull Romaniacs extreme enduro in Sibiu, Romania.
Taumarunui’s Quentin Palmer is on a mission to make it four national TT titles in a row this weekend.
Italian defending world MX1 champion Antonio Cairoli and German superstar Ken Roczen each strengthened their grip on the MX1 and MX2 world titles respectively at the weekend, at the tenth round of 15 in the world championships in Latvia.
Chad Reed’s latest performance could only be described as Superman-like.
Spain’s Dani Pedrosa has won his second race back since breaking his collarbone, after a hard-earned victory over world championship contenders Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo in Sunday’s German Grand Prix at Sachsenring.
Australian Chad Reed carried on racing after escaping serious injury in one of the scariest crashes of his illustrious motocross career at round seven of the United States Motocross Championships at Spring Creek, in Millville in Minnesota, at the weekend.