Entries by Scott Patterson

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2019 Yamaha YZ250F Tested

Following on from the massive technological advancements to Yamaha’s MX1 flagship for 2018, it was only natural for all that juicy tech to filter down to the MX2 machine for 2019. We sent Scotty Columb over to Aussie to give it a go before any other Kiwi got a chance. “Get ya passport ready Scotty, […]

YEARBURY AGAIN THE TOUGHEST OF THE TOUGH

Only the bravest dared to enter and only a few survived to finish, but that was perhaps to be expected from an event called the Husqvarna Hard Adventure Enduro. This year’s third annual running of the extreme motorcycle event was again a brutal affair and the similarities didn’t end there either, with the same hard-as-nails […]

ALTHERM JCR YAMAHA DOMINATES TAUPO MX FEST

A safe and sensible approach proved to be a winning strategy for Kayne Lamont at the weekend’s big annual MX Fest motocross extravaganza in Taupo. The Hamilton-based former Mangakino man certainly enjoyed revisiting his home turf on Sunday, taking his Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team YZ450F bike to win the premier MX1 class overall and […]

Altherm JCR Yamaha team keen to accelerate into busy season ahead

The two Altherm JCR Yamaha riders, Kayne Lamont and Maximus Purvis are looking forward to kicking their 2018/2019 New Zealand motocross season off this weekend at the 2018 Huka Honda MX Fest. Held near their hometown of Mangakino, on Taupo’s pumice and sand Digger McEwen Motorcycle Park circuit, the event will host up to 480 […]

ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES SET FOR BATTLE IN TIMARU

The 2018 New Zealand ATV (all terrain vehicle) Motocross Championships are to be held at Backflips Dirt Farm track on Chisholm Road at Pleasant Point, near Timaru, on Saturday and Sunday (October 20-21), with high-intensity four-wheeled bike racing guaranteed on the testing terrain. Run by the Canterbury ATV Association and sponsored by ACM Motorhomes, the […]