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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WON WITH ROUND TO SPARE

Bay of Plenty’s Brad Groombridge doesn’t mind if you call him “boring”, not if it means he’s national champion yet again. Truth is, his riding style is far from boring, although spectacular is not always the best way to tackle … 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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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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SERIES SET FOR KICK-OFF

The 2018 Dirt Guide Cross-country Series kicks off near Tokoroa this weekend, the venue at Ohakuri – about halfway between Tokoroa and Taupo – and it is sure to attract riders from both ends of the aptitude and competitiveness spectrum. … Continue reading

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THE LATEST NEWS ON-LINE

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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

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A HARD MAN TO PIN DOWN

Bay of Plenty’s Brad Groombridge is never one to be placed in a pigeon hole. The 27-year-old Taupo locksmith is a leading rider on the national motocross, enduro, cross-country and TT racing scenes and he simply can’t be classified, buttoned-down, … Continue reading

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TOWNLEY FIGHTS BACK

Former world motocross champion Ben Townley is back on the KTM bike brand he rode to win that world title and he’s obviously loving it. Though now retired from racing fulltime, the Bay of Plenty father-of-three used some of that … Continue reading

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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

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HANNON READY TO STEP UP

“Simply the best” and “unstoppable” were phrases used by the commentator to describe Cambridge’s Jared Hannon as he blitzed the field on his way to winning the 8-12 years’ 85cc class at the Kawasaki-sponsored annual New Zealand Mini TT Championships … Continue reading

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TT CHAMPS WERE A BLAST

Bikes were pushed to breaking point at the annual New Zealand Mini TT Championships near Taupiri at the weekend, with riders twisting throttles to the stops in a bid for title glory. All competitors relished the perfect riding conditions over … Continue reading

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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

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NZ TT NATIONALS 2018

If you can picture superbike racing on a grass track, then you’ll have no trouble at all imagining what it may look like at the annual New Zealand Miniature TT Championships near Huntly this weekend. Riders from all the various … Continue reading

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AN ON-LINE PRESENCE

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