Entries by Mathieu

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TESTED | UBCO 2×2 – THE ELECTRIC KIWI

It won’t win any awards at a beauty pageant, but for practical innovation, this machine is almost in a league of its own. We check out the future with UBCO’s 2018 road legal 2×2 electric bike. Words: Broxy Pics: Alick Saunders   So much about this bike is extraordinary. Here I am connected through the […]

‘BORING’ BRAD WINS ANOTHER NATIONAL DIRT TITLE

Brad Groombridge doesn’t mind if you call him “boring”, not if 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 an enduro course and the Suzuki star is certainly an expert at that. The Alpinestars-sponsored national series came to […]

DOUBLE-HEADER WEEKEND WRAPS UP ENDURO NATIONALS

History was made when the 2018 New Zealand Enduro Championships season wrapped up with double-header rounds four and five in the lower North Island at the weekend. The Alpinestars-sponsored series came to a thrilling conclusion with racing in the Santoft Forest, near Bulls, on Saturday, followed by the final round on farmland near Martinborough on […]

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NEW YAMAHA YZ85 AND 250F FOR 2019!

YZ85 The 2019 YZ85 gets a massive update, and utilises a newly designed 85cc liquid-cooled, 2-stroke heart featuring a case reed-valve intake and a mechanical Yamaha Power Valve System (YPVS). Combined with redesigned cylinder and head, crankcase, crankshaft, connecting rod, transmission, exhaust and CDI unit, the new YZ engine is said to provide broad tractable […]

ZACH OSBORNE OUT OF 2018 SEASON

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Zach Osborne is out for the remainder of the 2018 Pro Motocross season. The disappointing news comes after Osborne was involved in a first turn pile-up during the start of Moto Two at the Thunder Valley National  last weekend in Lakewood, Colorado. During the pile-up, Osborne sustained a shoulder injury, […]