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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TEAMS RACING AT ITS BEST

New Zealand boxes above its weight on an international motocross stage and this weekend’s annual Battle of the Clubs event at Taupo is one of the reasons why that is so. The country’s most talented motocross racers will put aside … Continue reading

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POINTS BOOST FOR ‘KIWI GIRL’

It was a Yamaha clean sweep at the latest round of the Women’s Motocross World Championships (WMX) in Italy overnight, but, most significantly for her many Kiwi fans, it is New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan who remains in the top spot … Continue reading

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WALSH OUTSTANDING IN ITALY

The Italian round of the European 250cc Motocross Championships (EMX250) at Ottobiano provided perhaps the most intriguing races of the season, with its ultra competitive field and Kiwi rider Dylan Walsh one of the most outstanding performers. Taking the overall … 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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FOCUS ON HERLINGS, JONASS & DUNCAN

MXGP begins the second half of the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship season this weekend in Italy and all eyes will be focussed on the fortunes of championship leaders Jeffery Herlings, Pauls Jonass and Kiwi rider Courtney Duncan. Dutch rider … Continue reading

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GROUND-BREAKING PERFORMANCE

It was a groundbreaking performance from Thames rider Natasha Cairns in the enduro nationals this season. From the second of five rounds in the Alpinestars-sponsored 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships, the 32-year-old turned heads as she led the way in … Continue reading

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KIWIS SHINE AT FRENCH GP

New Zealand’s James Scott made all the right moves at the weekend as he thrust himself into the spotlight at the French Motocross Grand Prix. The 16-year-old KTM racer from Oparau, near Kawhia, twice finished fifth at the French GP … Continue reading

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NZ ENDURO SEASON WRAPS UP

History was made when the 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships season wrapped up with double-header rounds four and five in the lower North Island at the weekend. The Alpinestars-sponsored series came to a thrilling conclusion with racing in the Santoft … 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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FINAL THROW OF THE DICE

The 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships season will wrap up this Sunday afternoon, but not before the competitors have first had to survive back-to-back days of brutal dirt bike racing. This weekend will be another tough double-header, with rounds four … Continue reading

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TOMAC WINS AGAIN; KIWI MOVES UP

The United States motocross nationals, the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, hosted its third round of the season on Saturday from Thunder Valley Motocross Park near Denver, Colorado. Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac took his third consecutive 450cc victory, continuing his … 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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BATTLING WITH WORLD’S ELITE

New Zealand Honda star Cody Cooper is going from strength to strength in the United States and he’ll be hoping he can find some more strength at the third round of competition in Colorado this weekend. Fresh from his Kiwi … Continue reading

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BRAD TAKES OVER SERIES LEAD

It’s all falling into place again for Bay of Plenty’s Brad Groombridge. It has already been an incredible season for the 27-year-old Taupo locksmith, but he celebrated yet more dirt biking glory on Saturday when he won the third round … Continue reading

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TOMAC DOES THE DOUBLE AGAIN

Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac chased down both Ken Roczen (Honda) and Jason Anderson (Husqvarna) at the weekend, on his way to winning both the 450cc class races at round two of the United States Motocross Championships, the AMA Pro Motocross Nationals, … Continue reading

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READ ALL ABOUT IT

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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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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