Entries by Mathieu

MATE VERSUS MATE IN BATTLE OF THE CLUBS

MATE VERSUS MATE FOR MOTOCROSS GLORY Expect the country’s most talented motocross riders to put aside their traditional rivalries and brand allegiances when they next compete, instead banding together under provincial colours. They will flock to Taupo this Saturday (June 24) for the eighth annual Battle of the Clubs (BOTC) motocross, the event a fundraiser […]

SECOND ROUND OF THREE IS THIS WEEKEND

You could be forgiven for thinking the going will be tough when you hear that the venue is a placed called Tar Hill. But Sunday’s off-road motorcycling event south of Tokoroa should be neither sticky nor too steep. Besides this, dirt bike riders are a tough breed anyway and they also know that the man […]

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Gomez conquers Erzberg Rodeo

Spaniard wins second Red Bull Hare Scramble in Austrian open-pit mine. There were 500 riders on the start line on Sunday, but only 25 managed to finish the motorcycle event within the four-hour time window. Alfredo Gomez came out on top, racing in a record time of just 2 hours and 17 seconds. Every year, the […]

STRATFORD BROTHERS TAKE IT IN TURNS

Taranaki’s Keegan brothers have been at it again. Lepperton bricklayer Scott Keegan won the national title when the New Zealand ATV (all terrain vehicle) Motocross Championships were staged in Taranaki in 2015, but it was his elder brother, 27-year-old Stratford electrician Camo Keegan, who did the winning at the 2016 edition of the nationals, held […]

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Red Bull X-Fighters Novilleros named for Madrid

Kyrillos, Meyer picked to be Red Bull X-Fighters Novilleros in Madrid FMX fans and the Red Bull X-Fighters sports committee have made their choices: Fred Kyrillos from Brazil and Christian Meyer from Spain will be the two Novilleros for Madrid, finalizing the rider roster for the world’s most prestigious FMX competition. In the end it […]