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  • Inaugural Landspeed NZ record event set for 2018
    by Mat on 12/13/2017 at 9:55 pm

    Words: Colin Smith Pic: INMOTION, Greg Henderson A new national association and events to showcase the maximum speed discipline of landspeed racing means there is a New Zealand record book open and awaiting fresh entries. Absolute speed will be the goal for an expected field of about 40 Kiwi car and motorcycle enthusiasts at a new […]

  • Taupo Tussle
    by Paul on 12/12/2017 at 11:59 pm

    There were plenty of sparks flying at round 1 of the Suzuki Series. But it was BRM’s photographer, Craig Dawson, who caught all the action… The pile-up in race 2 of the superbike race is likely to determine the outcome of the series, with defending champion Whakatane’s Tony Rees (Honda) eventually DNF’ing the restarted race, […]

  • Suzuki Series 2017 Kicks Off with Non-Stop Action
    by Mat on 12/11/2017 at 1:08 am

    The first round of the 2017 Suzuki Series kicked off with Non-stop Action across the board Round 1 of the Suzuki Series kicked off at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on December 10 and it was an interesting mix of some riders finding their pace, while others just dominated their class. And with the Suzuki […]

  • Horst Saiger Swaps to Yamaha for IOMTT
    by Mat on 12/11/2017 at 12:36 am

    International road racing campaigner Horst Saiger has had a long time affinity for green machines, but for the 2018 season Saiger and the Saiger Racing team will switch to Yamaha to compete in the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races and the other international Road Racing meetings, after Saiger reached an agreement with the Swiss […]

  • The Gas on Euro Emissions
    by Mat on 12/07/2017 at 11:44 pm

    Euro Emissions Explained While we pride ourselves on our “clean and green” country, the stringent European emissions rules for the vehicles we drive are important to understand for their impact on what we ride. Words: BRM Pics: Supplied You’ll often read in these very pages about a bike conforming to Euro 4 – the current […]

MNZ and MA Reach Out Across The Ditch

  THE BONDS GROW STRONGER   CAPTION: Motorcycling New Zealand president Glen Williams (left) with Motorcycling Australia’s general manager Peter Doyle.   MARCH 30, 2016: The spirit of co-operation between Motorcycling New Zealand and trans-Tasman neighbours Motorcycling Australia continues to grow. Motorcycling New Zealand (MNZ) president Glen Williams managed to catch up with Motorcycling Australia

MotoGP – Round 1 (don’t look if you didn’t watch it live)

MotoGP News photos: Yamaha-Racing So, who would have thought? It seems the tension between Valentino Rossi and team-not-so-much-mate Jorge Lorenzo is still very much in the air. Even in the final test, there were gestures flying and comments hurled about deliberate attempts to spoil. Lorenzo then went on to dominate the Qatar season opening race.

MotoGP 2016 gets underway

MotoGP Season Opens 2016 will be an interesting season. With the introduction of 17-inch tyres and Michelin as the new tyre supplier, there was always going to be a learning curve as the teams adapt. With the addition of revised fuel allowances, a control ECU and a few rule tweaks to avoid a couple of

Iron Run

Thunder Run Spectacle // Show & Shine // Demo Rides // Live Music // Delicious Food & Drink // Art & Craft Market Sydney, Australia – 29 February 2016 – Motorcycle riders from around New Zealand will be rolling into Paihia in the Bay of Islands this 11 and 12 March for the annual Harley-Davidson

Sport’s Governing Bodies Working More Closely Together

Words and photo: Andy McGechan, www.BikesportNZ.com If it’s true that two heads are better than one, then surely if two national governing bodies join forces, the benefits can be massive. Motorcycling New Zealand and Motorcycling Australia are currently enjoying a new spirit of co-operation, the likes of which has only rarely been seen before to

That’s a Wrap… NZSBK Final

Frost Keeps his cool Photo: Sloan Frost with his folks In the Superbikes, Sloan Frost knew that the title was his to lose but Scott Moir was king of the holeshot all weekend and made Frost work for the first two wins but with the TT to go, Frost had the series in the bag.