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Toni Bou debuts in Budapest with a Victory

The World X-Trials Championship has gotten underway for 2019 already, and yes, you guessed it, Toni Bou has already notched up his first win of the season. The 2018 Champion showed his abilities in a triumphant return to Laszlo Papp Arena in…
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COOPER WANTS TO BE THE MAN FIRING THE BULLETS

It's tough when you're at the top of your game – everyone has you in their gun sights, wants to shoot you down and take the No.1 spot for themselves. Bay of Plenty's six-time former national MX1 champion Cody Cooper can feel the target…
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ROUNTREE BAGS ANOTHER MAJOR MOTOCROSS VICTORY

It seems these days that every time James Rountree leaves the race track he is taking another trophy away with him. For the second time this season, the Whanganui teenager rode his Yamaha YZ250F to collect the silverware in the Junior 14-16…
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Repsol Honda Team starts the X-Trial World Championship in Hungary

Toni Bou and Takahisa Fujinami will be two of the riders who will open the FIM X-Trial World Championship next Sunday in Budapest, Hungary. Bou, starting as champion, will be on the hunt for a thirteenth indoor title. The Laszlo Papp Sports…
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DAKAR'S LONGEST SPECIAL PUTS A SPANNER IN THE WORKS FOR MONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM

The brutality of the Dakar Rally today showed its most bitter face to Monster Energy Honda Team as Ricky Brabec was forced out on stage eight. Nacho Cornejo opened the track throughout almost the entire special and Benavides got delayed with…
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COOPER WANTS TO WIN THE GREATEST SHOW ON TURF

The annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville is regarded by the Kiwi motorbike community as the "greatest show on turf" and Bay of Plenty's Cody Cooper wants to reclaim it for himself. The past few years have been classic Aussie…
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Brabec and Benavides remain in the fight for the Dakar

In spite it being Sunday (local time), there is no rest for the Dakar. Far from it: today witnessed the longest stage so far in the 2019 odyssey at 839 kilometres. The route took competitors from inland to the coast – from the cold and wet…
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New Bridgestone Battlecross E50

Tyre manufacturing giant Bridgestone have released a new 'Enduro' tyre for 2019, dubbing it the Battlecross E50. The outcome of years of off-road technology development, the Battlecross E50 is road homologated and can be used for all Enduro…
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ALL NEW LEATT Z-FRAME KNEE BRACE

Leatt have released their brand new 'Z-Frame' Knee Brace, designed to replicate the mechanics of the knee, and deflect or absorb impacts as required. With certified medical endorsements, the top-rated impact protection is being offered to New…
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SHOEI VFX-WR HELMET - PRODUCT REVIEW

We’ve always said the Shoei VFX is one of the best dirt bike helmets on the market. The fit, feel, build quality and protection is always superb, which is what you’d expect from a premium helmet that has a premium price tag to match. But…
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HOW TO - JUMPS!

It’s both fun and scary with an unrivaled adrenalin rush, so how do you get your bike to fly without coming crashing down to earth? Ben talks us through the basics. Probably the most fun, but also most daunting part about riding a dirt…
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CHAD REED JOINS JGRMX YOSHIMURA SUZUKI FOR 2019

JGRMX/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing has announced its race teams for the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross series that includes two-time 450 Supercross Champion Chad Reed and Justin Hill. In addition, Alex Martin will join Jimmy Decotis,…