KIWI MXoN TEAM NAMED

New Zealand’s Motocross of Nations team for 2018 has been announced. Motorcycling New Zealand (MNZ) has today named the riders to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations, the motocross equivalent of the Olympic Games. … Continue reading

PUTTING SOMETHING BACK

This is perhaps a classic case of an athlete “putting something back” into the sport he loves. Former Kiwi international Paul Whibley is still regarded as one of the best off-road bike racers in the world and now the cross-country … Continue reading

ANYTHING POSSIBLE AT FINAL ROUND

Auckland’s Callan May was the runaway winner at round two of the Dirt Guide Cross-country Series near Tokoroa last month and he’ll be hoping he can maintain that momentum right through to the end of racing at the third and … Continue reading

DUNCAN READY FOR THE FINAL PUSH

New Zealand’s Courtney Duncan is perhaps just four races away from winning the Women’s Motocross World Championships (WMX) title this season. The Otago woman, at home for a much-needed three-week break from her European-based campaign, is resting and catching up … Continue reading

DIRT GUIDE & NZXC

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

RISING STAR ON XC SCENE

South Auckland’s Richard Sutton … this is possibly a name to watch for the future, certainly one that could now be expected to feature highly on the results sheets at upcoming major New Zealand cross-country events. The 27-year-old plumber from … Continue reading

BIKE NEWS IS ON-LINE

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

SOWING SEEDS OF SUCCESS

Expect to see a few fresh names gracing the pages of your favourite motorcycling web site, newspaper sports pages or motorbike magazines when the 2018-19 road-race season rolls around later this year. The sport is growing and it’s perhaps all … Continue reading

UK TEAM LOOKS TO METTAM

New Zealand’s Daniel Mettam has signed up to pilot Wilson Craig Racing’s proven Supersport, Superbike Honda machines for the remainder of the 2018 Irish road-racing season. The Auckland Motorcycling fraternity – led by Ken Dobson at Spectrum Motorcycles in Auckland, … Continue reading

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

TWO WINS FROM TWO STARTS

With two wins from two starts, it now looks highly likely that Bay of Plenty’s Wil Yeoman will be collecting the junior trophy for this season’s Dirt Guide Cross-country Series. The 13-year-old Yeoman took his Yamaha YZ125 to win the … Continue reading

CARTER SHOWS WINNING FORM

A hat-trick of wins from Kawasaki hero Rhys Carter placed him top of the glamour MX1 class standings at the weekend’s annual Battle of the Clubs motocross in Taupo Taking a mid-season break from his Australian Motocross Championships campaign, the … Continue reading

CALLAN MAY ‘WARMING UP’

Auckland’s Callan May has been sidelined with injury for the past few months, but you would not have guessed that to watch him roar to victory at round two of the Dirt Guide Cross-country Series near Tokoroa on Sunday. And … Continue reading

BATTLE OF THE CLUBS MX 2018

The Cambridge Motorcycle Club created history at the weekend, becoming the first three-time winner of the annual Battle of the Clubs motocross event in Taupo. Not only was it trophy win No.3 for the Cambridge riders but it also marked … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

WATCH THIS SPACE

Expect to see a few fresh names gracing the pages of your favourite web site, newspaper or bike magazine when the 2018-19 motorcycle road-race season kicks off later this year. This season’s inaugural GIXXER Cup competition certainly ticked all the … Continue reading