Entries by Scott Patterson

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APRIL KEEN TO HELP WOMEN CONQUER THEIR FEARS

This is just too good not to share. That’s the considered view of South Island-based Yamaha dirt bike rider April Mainland. With many years of dirt bike riding experience under her wheels, the 36-year-old recently stepped to a new high level of competence and confidence and, inspired also by others, she knew her positive technique and […]

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KTM JUNIOR SUPERCROSS TO FEATURE AT S-X OPEN

The KTM Junior Supercross initiative will once again take centre-stage at the high-profile 2019 S-X Open International FIM Oceania Supercross Championship, set to be contested in Auckland, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia this November. Globally recognised as a top-level introduction to the sport of supercross for aspiring stars aged between seven and eight years, KTM […]

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KIWI TRIO TO MAKE TEAM NZ DEBUT IN THE NETHERLANDS

It will be three fresh faces fronting up for New Zealand at the Motocross of Nations event at Assen, in The Netherlands, on September 28-29. Taupo’s Wyatt Chase, Mangakino’s Maximus Purvis and British-based Canterbury rider Dylan Walsh will each be making their MXoN debuts when they wave the silver fern flag at the track built […]

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IT’S LOOKING GOOD FOR OUR FAVOURITE KIWI GIRL

Will 2019 be a year of resurrection and redemption for Kiwi battler Courtney Duncan? For three years in a row, the Otago rider has come agonisingly close to winning the Women’s Motocross World Championships (WMX), only to be cruelly denied on each occasion. The 23-year-old took two more giant strides towards winning the 2019 edition […]

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DIRT BIKE ELITE HEAD TO TOKOROA ON SATURDAY

Any one of more than half a dozen riders could be expected to clinch the coveted Dirt Bike Series title when the competition wraps up near Tokoroa on Saturday. The three-round cross-country racing series has again proven extremely popular this season, with Motorcycling New Zealand Hall of Fame inductee Sean Clarke renowned for setting courses […]