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2017 Honda CRF450RX

Throwing its weight, with full force, into the ring for 2017, the Honda Motor Corporation are set to challenge all and sundry for the Cross Country title with the all-new Honda CRF450RX. Welcome to the jungle Words: Chris Power Pics:…

2018 Suzuki RM-Z250 On the Way

The updated for 2018 Suzuki RM-Z250 is on the way, with the first bikes set to land in Aotearoa in the coming weeks. For the coming year the RM-Z250 has received a minor update to bring it up to par with the stunning new looks of the…

2018 Suzuki RM-Z450 Revealed

Suzuki have pulled the wraps off the all-new RM-Z450, and all we can say is WOW! Not only does the 2018 RM-Z have an absolutely killer new look, there are some serious changes under the shrouds and new blue additions to the bodywork. The…

2017 Yamaha YZ450F

We took a skid on the 2017 Yamaha YZ450F... here's what we thought!

Die Nummer Eins

What kind of moto does it take to win the National 125cc title? Ben Broad found the perfect combination to take the title...

Chris Birch's 250 XC-F

What does Chris Birch ride in competition? The KTM 250 XC-F, which has some extra special additions...

2016 Suzuki RM-Z250

We headed out to one of our private test tracks to ride, shoot and have lots of moto fun on the 2016 RM-Z250!

2016 Kawasaki KX250F

With its big brother getting the cover treatment in the current issue, it is only fair that the 250F gets some love, too.
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2015 Yamaha YZ450F

A back-to-front engine, aggressive looks and serious power. Welcome to the Yamaha YZ450F...

2015 KTM Freeride 250 R

Ever wanted to ride a moto on Rotorua’s pristine mountain bike trails? Well, we did, on KTM’s Freeride 250 R...

2014 Yamaha YZ250F

Yamaha’s next generation YZ250F is about to land in New Zealand, which DRD was invited to ride before it hits the showroom floors, so Broxy found himself in Aussie to test the all-new blue quarter-litre motocross bike… fancy a ride?

2014 Kawasaki KX85

It's the bike that has taken champions to their first titles. DRD junior tester, Ollie Ayre checks out the pumped up KX85