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RIDE WITH CAIROLI AT MXGP LOMBARDIA

Antonio Cairoli may have scored the holeshot on his KTM, but we scored the best view in the house thanks to his helmet mounted GoPro! Watch just how a pro nails the moto from gate to chequered flag in this clip straight outa Round 11…
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TESTED | UBCO 2x2 - THE ELECTRIC KIWI

It won’t win any awards at a beauty pageant, but for practical innovation, this machine is almost in a league of its own. We check out the future with UBCO’s 2018 road legal 2x2 electric bike. Words: Broxy Pics: Alick Saunders   So…
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PLANET MOTO - EPISODE ONE

Check out the latest documentary, through the eyes of Aavid Dattenborough and the team at Red Bull. A wander through the majestical and magnificent world of the very strong, very tough and brutish dirt bike racer. 
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JOAN BARREDA ON MERZOUGA AND DAKAR 2019

Joan Barreda Tastes victory in Merzouga and sets his sights on the Dakar 2019 Joan Barreda was forced to retire from the most 2018 Dakar Rally after being unable to support the knee pains resulting from a crash in the heavy downpours…
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2018 YAMAMA YZ250F | ONE LAP

We rip the grips of the 2018 Yamaha Motor New Zealand YZ250F and cut some laps at the Patetonga MX track to give you our first impressions of the little Pocket Rocket from the bLUcRU.
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LAS VEGAS TRACK MAP - AMA SUPERCROSS

Check out this weekends track map from the final round of Monster Energy Supercross in Las Vegas.
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Broc Tickle Suspended

Word has just come out of the AMA that Red Bull Factory KTM rider Broc Tickle has failed a WADA drug test.     WADA stands for the World Anti-Doping Association, after a test came back positive from his San Diego sampling,…

RE-WATCH THE 2018 NZ MX NATIONALS

Thanks to the brilliance of the interweb and being on the line, you can re-watch all the action...
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NATIONAL XC GIVEN A SHAKE-UP

The 2018 New Zealand Cross-country Championships will now very definitely go right down...

CROSS COUNTRY SERIES CONTINUES

Throttles will be pinned to the stops at the third round of four in the 2018 New Zealand...

HUSKY RIDER GETS HIS JUST REWARDS

All the hard work, long hours and dedication to the task have been rewarded for Wairoa...

Brad Groombridge Strengthens MX2 Position

Suzuki’s Brad Groombridge Strengthens His Position in MX2                                                          Is there no stopping Taupo's Brad Groombridge? That's possibly…

CONSISTENCY CRUCIAL IN HUNT FOR MOTOCROSS TITLES

Consistency was the buzz word at the third round of four in this season's New Zealand Motocross Championships in Hawke's Bay on Saturday. Australian visitor Kirk Gibbs did not win a single one of the three races that were run in the premier…

KTM HERO SET FOR A BIG START IN EUROPE

  Oparau's James Scott can't wait for his latest big overseas adventure to begin.  The 16-year-old Kiwi rising star will board a plane for Belgium at the end of next month, determined to again shake up the motocross scene in Europe. Scott…

HUSQVARNA HARD X CROSS-COUNTRY RACE HAS IT ALL

It could be New Zealand's ultimate of extreme cross-country race, but don't be frightened off by the event's daunting title, because it will appeal to all levels of ability. The Husqvarna Hard X event in the Kinleith Forest, near Atiamuri,…

New Zealand Motocross Nationals Third Round Cancelled

We've been gearing up and really excited about this year's NZMX Championship here at DRD HQ. With a longterm test bike courtesy of Suzuki NZ - ZED - and Editor Chris Power getting back into the swing of competition, MX has been in the air all…

Groomy Slays it at the Scott Six-Hour

Brad Groombridge Destroys The Competition In Six-Hour Race Two-time former and reigning national cross-country champion Brad Groombridge, who is also currently leading the 2018 national cross-country series, was again in scintillating form…

BATTLES SET TO CONTINUE IN HAWKE'S BAY

Intense fighting is predicted for the third round of four in this season's New Zealand Motocross Championships at a relatively new venue at Fernhill, near Hastings, this Sunday (March 11).  The circuit at Mere Road hosted the junior nationals…