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Suzuki Advert April 2019

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HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES LAUNCH FIRST EVER ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE, THE ALL-NEW EE 5

ELECTRIC ENGINED COMPETITION MINICYCLE BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH PIONEERING DESIGN AND STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY Husqvarna Motorcycles are proud to launch the new EE 5 – an electric engine Minicycle that continues the brand’s pioneering…
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2020 Kawasaki KX and KLX range

Kawasaki NZ have released their new KX and KLX off-road bikes for 2020, including a very thoroughly updated KX250, as well as all-new KLX230, KLX230R, and KLX300R models. Kawasaki's new MX2 bike, the 2020 KX250, is being hailed as 'the…
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Husqvarna 2020 Enduro Range

Husqvarna have unveiled their range of Enduro bikes for 2020, with developments to chassis, suspension, and engines in the TE and FE range to further improve upon their reputation as one of the top manufacturers. Aimed at delivering exceptional…
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2020 Yamaha YZ Range

For 2020 the all-new YZ450F comes with less weight, more power, and sharper handling, making it the most competitive 450cc model that Yamaha has ever produced. In order to create a motocross bike that can race and win at every level against…
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2020 Kawasaki KLX230

Kawasaki New Zealand have just sent us through details about the all-new, purpose-built KLX230, a learner-approved street legal trail bike, with an ABS system, jointly developed with Bosch, that has been optimised for both on and off-road applications. The…
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Honda Announces 2020 Dirt Bikes

Performance updates to CRF250R highlight extensive CRF lineup From the fire-breathing, high-flying CRF450RWE all the way down to the friendly, cute CRF50F, Honda's off-road motorcycle lineup is the most all-encompassing and versatile on the…
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THE NEW KTM SX RANGE IS OUT NOW!

The world-beating KTM SX motocross range just got better. From the junior KTM 50 SX right up to the KTM 450 SX-F powerhouse the model year 2020 KTM SX line-up, which will be arriving in dealers soon, has received refinements and performance…
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Yamalube Yamaha Rally Ready For 2019 Dakar

Yamalube Yamaha Rally team riders are all set to take on the 2019 Dakar aboard the newest edition of the WR450F Rally works machine. With this 41st edition of the prestigious event contested exclusively in Peru, Yamaha will be strongly represented…

NEW HONDA TALON SIDE-BY-SIDES

Honda have stepped into the 'sports side-by-side' market, in a highly anticipated move, finally with new all-new models: the 2019 Honda Talon 1000X and Honda Talon 1000R. Released during a special event in conjunction with Honda's Automobile…
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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…

Broxy with Brad's Award-Winning RM-Z450 and GET Ignition

Broxy grabs multi NZ Champion Brad Groombridge's championship-winning RM-Z450 to find out just what makes this bike so versatile.
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RACER'S RIDE: 2000 KAWASAKI KX500

Luke Temple is one of those guys you can’t help but get along with in the moto paddock, but he has a bit of a secret affliction, an addiction to all things Kawasaki... Words and Pics: Mat   If you’ve ever had a mate who passed…