Entries by Scott Patterson

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2020 KTM ENDURO RANGE

Chad heads to Spain to test the new Enduro range from KTM and discovers a surprising new bike! The conditions and surrounds couldn’t have been more perfect. The Basella off-road park in northern Spain, at the foothill of the Pyrenees mountains just short of Andorra, was the perfect venue. KTM laid out the red carpet […]

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PRODUCT FOCUS – FOX V3 HELMET

The new Fox V3 helmet is the pinnacle of their offerings for dirt bike riders, with industry-leading technology aimed at minimising injuries sustained by ‘rotational forces’. The latest scientific research has shown that a large percentage of head and brain injuries sustained by dirt bike crashes can be attributed to ‘rotational forces’, i.e. impacts that […]

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PRODUCT FOCUS – LEATT NECK BRACES

The GPX range of neck braces from Leatt are arguably the best form of neck protection on the market today, but there still seems to be a lack of understanding attached to the subject of wearing neck protection. We take a look at the latest offerings from Leatt and get the thoughts about braces from […]

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2020 Yamaha YZ450F

With the launch of the 2020 Yamaha motocrossers taking place on the hard-pack GP track at Teutschenthal in Germany, we sent our Euro-tester Dave Willet along for a ride. He came back seriously impressed. The YZ450F has been one of the best big-bore bikes for a few years, and the newer version takes it to […]

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MINI BIKE RIDERS SHOW NZ MOTOCROSS FUTURE IS BRIGHT

The trophy engravers will be working overtime after the 2019 edition of the New Zealand Mini Motocross Nationals in Hawke’s Bay at the weekend. And the jewellers may as well get templates made for the recipients too, as they’ll no doubt be etching some of these same names into silverware again in the near future. […]