Since the birth of my first born child, family finances have been tight. Not "bread and water" tight, but definitely not "spend money on a dirt bike" tight. Not long before the birth
I am a lot of things, but I am not one to turn down an opportunity to ride a brand new motorcycle. So when I was invited to the NZ launch of the
I picked up the Beta RR 430 4T (our new long-term test bike) Wednesday last week, and as soon as I had picked it up, I got a message from Pesky, a Beta
We sent Todd Heslin out on track riding the Total Trackbike Hire Ninja 300 at the May 2022 Moto TT Trackday around Manfeild. He had a blast and learned a lot. We hope
The Yamaha Adventure Ride 2022 was booked for the 30th of March to the 2nd of April 2022 and promised close to 1000km of amazing roads and trails from Napier down the east
Shiny Side Up Online is our one shining beacon of light in an otherwise decimated motorcycle events calendar for the first half of 2022. We can now reveal the talent lineup joining us
Like the song that never ends, good old COVID-19 has forced the postponement of more events than you can shake a stick at. What more can we say? The disappointment is real, We
With the news that Omicron has breached the border and is now rife across New Zealand, there has been a flurry of events across the country cancelled, and many more put into doubt.
Shiny Side Up is an initiative spearheaded by ACC's Ride Forever, with support from NZTA, MSAC and a few other entities over the past few years. Generally split into two types of events,
The Molesworth Station road is a stunning piece of NZ. It's only open for a few months of the year, from Labour weekend to around Easter. I and a mate (Todd) were lucky
It's Motorcycle Awareness Month in New Zealand, and this week, Ray talks with suspension and bike tuning wizard Dave Moss from Davemosstuning.com
October is Motorcycle Awareness Month in New Zealand, and this week, Ray talks with Dr Chris Hurren from Deakin University about MotoCAP and how they test motorcycle gear.
It's Motorcycle Awareness Month in New Zealand, and this week, Ray talks with one of our fastest riders, Avalon Biddle, about how we can get our skills up to scratch and how important
It's Motorcycle Awareness Month in New Zealand, and this week, Ray talks with legendary racer Andrew Stroud.
If you know of a motorcycling event happening near you, let us know via the contact us page and we'll host it here.
The GS Rallye NZ 2021 is locked and loaded. Novermber 5th & 6th. Open to everyone (not just BMW riders) this year's event will take place north os Auckland, with access to Riverhead
Update: Event now postponed to 11-13 Feb 2022 Celebrating 100 years of Moto Guzzi, this event is free for all Moto Guzzi riders/owners. Based 30km out of Rotorua, at Lake Okataina Lodge.