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NZ Cross-Country Championships Cancelled

New Zealand, as a country, has coped remarkably well with the COVID-19 pandemic and many motorcycle events are now up and running again, but unfortunately not all of them can get the green light. Flow-on effects from Coronavirus COVID-19…
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RACING RESUMES FOR 2020 DIRT GUIDE HONOURS

Lush forestry near Atiamuri is calling out again to all Kiwi dirt bike racers and the thrills and excitement won't get much better than this. The sandy trails at Ohakuri will be abuzz again this weekend as the venue hosts round two of the…
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MACDONALD MATCHES HIS FATHER AND HIS BROTHER

Canterbury man Hamish Macdonald won a world enduro championship title before he won a New Zealand one, but he completed that "unfinished business" at the weekend. The 21-year-old from Christchurch had come close on many occasions, but this…
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Tomac Retains Points Lead

Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship returned for Round 13 and the third round at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah with drastic changes, including sloppy track conditions after heavy rains fell and the temperature…
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MOTOCROSS CHAMPS FINALE WAS EDGE-OF-THE-SEAT AFFAIR

It was a cliff-hanger finale to this season’s New Zealand Motocross Championships in the Bay of Plenty on Sunday. The racers arrived at Taupo’s popular sand and pumice Digger McEwen Motorcycle Park in Taupo for the fourth and final round…
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Sensational double motocross championship titles for Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Gibbs and Purvis

Hard work and a strong team behind the scenes has seen Altherm JCR Yamaha do the double, with Kirk Gibbs crowned the Fox New Zealand Motocross Championship’s MX1 winner and Maximus Purvis taking out the MX2 title. Well-deserved celebrations…
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Star takes up new role as Toyota Hiace Ambassador

Kiwi freestyle motorcross legend Levi Sherwood has bagged the perfect vehicle for transporting his motorbikes to performances around the country – a 2020 Toyota Hiace. As the new Hiace Ambassador, Levi will be showcasing his brand spanking…
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Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Gibbs and Purvis take champ leads

Altherm JCR Yamaha riders Kirk Gibbs (MX1) and Maximus Purvis (MX2) are two men on a mission, both storming into the lead of their Fox New Zealand Motocross Championship classes yesterday in Hawke’s Bay. Riding their respective Yamahas…
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TESTED: 2020 KAWASAKI KX450

The 2019 KX450 was a bolt out of the blue. Without any real hype, we suddenly saw a brand-new machine with all the big-hitting goodness that any green-blooded rider could hope for. Now we ride the 2020 version, and not only does it feel radioactive,…
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EVEN A CRASH CAN'T DERAIL CONNOLLY

Even an unaccustomed crash at the weekend could do little to derail Tauranga teenager Brodie Connolly in his bid to win the senior 125cc motocross championships crown. The 16-year-old Husqvarna rider from Tauranga was unbeatable at the 59th…
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Altherm JCR Yamaha’s Gibbs (MX1) and Purvis (MX2) on the podium in Rotorua

Every so often in motocross racing, a rider has the kind of race that makes all the hard work worth it. For him. For his team. For the sport. Altherm JCR Yamaha’s MX1 contender Kirk Gibbs had that race yesterday at the Fox New Zealand Motocross…
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NATZKE STRENGTHENS HIS CHAMPIONSHIP ADVANTAGE

Bay of Plenty's Josiah Natzke is creeping relentlessly closer to claiming his first senior 250cc motocross crown. The former New Zealand 125cc motocross champion has been racing overseas for the past few seasons and his homecoming has been…