Just a couple of days after his 28th birthday, Belgian Ken De Dycker celebrated in style by claiming his second career win in Kester, one of Europe’s most famous international motocross races, beating such talented riders as fellow GP star Tanel Leok and Kiwi former GP hero Josh Coppins.
The reigning Spanish champion produced the perfect day at the LS Honda Racing Team rider’s home track in front of his own club by claiming two moto wins.
New Zealand riders hogged the podium at the eighth round of 13 in this season’s Grand National Cross Country Championships in the United States at the weekend.
Wellington’s Rory Mead and Pahiatua’s Paul Whibley finished first and third respectively at the famous Snowshoe GNCC event in West Virginia at the weekend, the Kiwi pair sandwiching American Kailub Russell on the podium.
In just a few days’ time the Australian Motocross Championships resume after a mid-season interval and Kiwi Josh Coppins is one rider who can’t wait to get back into gear.
Once again this week, BikesportNZ.com has given you plenty of exclusive, fresh and original content on-line, as well as saturating the mainstream print media with motorcycling news.
The BikesportNZ.com photo archive is a treasure trove of classic old snaps.
We have decided that each week we are going to run an archive photo or two – a bit of a guessing game for you. See if you can answer the questions about BOTH photos.
It is going to be another very hot summer for New Zealand’s motorcycle road racers.
The popular annual Suzuki Tri Series, followed by the five-round New Zealand Superbike Championships, will ensure that the engines keep screaming this coming season from early December right through until late March.
Just like old soldiers, it seems it’s also old motocross bikes that never die.
More than 38 years after it first rolled off the production line, Stan Jones’ old Yamaha MX360 two-stroke still starts up first kick and pumps out a prodigious amount of horsepower right until it’s time to pack up and go home at the end of the day.
With less than two weeks to go until the launch of the first ilabb coaching school, coach Nick Saunders can now give everyone an insight as to how the school will work.