ARCHER BEATS UP BOYS AND MEN

She’s been threatening to beat up the boys for years, but now it’s official … Te Awamutu’s Rachael Archer is the national cross-country champion in the under-200cc two-stroke class. The 16-year-old took her Husqvarna TE150 to wrap up the New … Continue reading

NOW LOOKING TO OVERSEAS

Bay of Plenty’s Brad Groombridge is hoping his latest dirt biking success might propel him onto the international stage. The 27-year-old Taupo locksmith wrapped up the New Zealand Cross-country Championships title near Mosgiel at the weekend, a runner-up finish at … Continue reading

XC MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Taupo’s Brad Groombridge has completed the task he’d promised to right from the start of the season when he wrapped up the national cross-country title near Mosgiel at the weekend. He had arrived at Saturday’s venue for the fourth and … Continue reading

FINAL SHOWDOWN TO DECIDE

He may be second in the championship standings, but Taupo’s Brad Groombridge is still the favourite to win the cross-country nationals this season. The 2018 New Zealand Cross-country Championships will go down to the wire near Mosgiel this weekend, Saturday’s … Continue reading

FINAL ROUND COMING UP

This season’s New Zealand Cross-country Championships have come down to a wrestling match between two equally-talented men from the Bay of Plenty and it all be resolved at the fourth and final round of the series near Mosgiel this coming … Continue reading

FINAL ROUND WILL DECIDE IT

The 2018 New Zealand Cross-country Championships will now very definitely go right down to the wire at the fourth and final round after several top riders experienced mixed fortunes at round three near Taupo on Sunday. … Continue reading

EARLY CROSS-COUNTRY ADVANTAGE

It could not have gone much better for Waikato’s Callum Paterson, with an almost start-to-finish win an ideal way for him to begin this year’s New Zealand Cross-country Championships near Huntly on Saturday. … Continue reading

CROSS-COUNTRY NATIONALS BEGIN

It could be regarded as “business as usual” after defending national champion Brad Groombridge convincingly won the opening round of the 2018 New Zealand Cross-country Championships near Huntly on Saturday. … Continue reading

MX, XC AND ENDURO … A PUNISHING SCHEDULE

Taupo’s Brad Groombridge is a multi talented dirt bike racer – a current top level motocross rider, a former national enduro champion and he is also the reigning national cross-country champion – so it’s just as well his motorcycles are … Continue reading