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TAKING THE FIGHT FOR FIRST TO THE DUNES

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)




Botswana locals are gearing up for the biggest sporting event of the year - the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race. The epic two day event kicks off in Jwaneng this weekend and will take riders across some of Southern Africa’s sandiest terrain.


As a double-header event on the National Cross Country calendar, this race brings a new level of pressur...

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GET READY FOR THE DUSTIEST STOP ON THE NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CALENDAR

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)




Race fans are rallying up for the dustiest stop on the National Cross Country calendar – the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race. Taking place in the town of Jwaneng from 22-24 June, the event presents riders with an epic 1000km challenge of man versus machine.


Route director Adri Roets and a team from the Botswana Tourist Organisation (BTO) have...

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TOP JUNIOR MOTOCROSS RIDERS COMMITTED TO TEAM ZIM

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)



THREE of the country’s top junior motocross riders, cousins Emmanuel and Munyaradzi Bako; and Tanya Muzinda have committed themselves to represent Zimbabwe at this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August.


The Bogwheelers Club, who run the motorcycling sport of ...

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BOGIAGES - THE MAN TO BEAT IN BOTSWANA

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)




The event that National Cross Country fans have been waiting for is finally upon us. The iconic Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race kicks off from 22-24 June in Jwaneng.


PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING’s Taki Bogiages is on the hunt for his first National Cross Country Championship. The 22-year old, who was only recruited by the team in February,...

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MOTUL ANNOUNCES POWERSPORT AMBASSADOR PROGRAMME FOR SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)




Motul has a long-standing, successful relationship with the world of power sports and is proud to announce the South African ambassadors for this important global initiative.


The ambassador partnerships, enables the PowerSport Ambassador Programme to serve as an extension of the brand that aims to raise awareness not just of power sports, but of Motul’s c...

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MOTOCROSS DOUBLE HEADER SET TO DRAW THE BEST IN AFRICA!

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)


 

JOHANNESBURG 2018 – With three rounds down and four to go, we head to Terra Topia in Johannesburg for Round 4 of the TRP Distributors SA MX National Championship. This round not only marks the official halfway point but it is combined with Northern Regions race that will attract addition entries for the day which will result in full gates and incredible racing action.


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LANDMAN HUNTS DOWN HER DEMONS IN THE DESERT

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)




Kirsten Landman is the name that every female rider mentions with heart-felt admiration.


The 27-year old is South Africa’s leading enduro lady, and has blazed her way through the world’s toughest and most technical terrain. The Brother Leader Tread KTM star is the first woman to have ever completed the gold class of Red Bull Sea to Sky, the silver ...

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BIG MOTO-X TEAM FOR ZAMBIA

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)




ZIMBABWE are looking at sending a big team of 50 of the country’s top junior and senior male and female riders to this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships which are scheduled to be held at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August.


This year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Ch...

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BIKERS LOOKING FORWARD TO KICK UP DUST IN THE BOTSWANA DESERT

Posted on June 18, 2018 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)





Motorcycle competitors are looking forward to return to the gruelling Botswana desert on 22, 23 and 24 June when they will be competing in the Toyota Kalahari Desert Race 1000 (TDR 1000) that will form the third and fourth rounds of the 2018 SA National Cross-Country Motorcycle Championship.


The TDR 1000 will see competitors take on the best...

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HUSQVARNA'S DESERT CHARGE

Posted on June 15, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)




What South African Cross Country Moto Round 3 Preview

Where Jwaneng, Botswana

When 22-24 June 2018

Community South Africa National


Title leaders want more in Botswana


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing heads to the double-header third and fourth round South African Cross Country Moto champio...

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ALFIE COX: WHY BRANCH IS THE MAN TO BEAT AT TOYOTA DESERT RACE

Posted on June 15, 2018 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)



The biggest race on the National Cross Country calendar is fast approaching as riders prepare for 1000 km’s of dusty desert trails. The Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race is a double-header event that will take place from 22-24 June.


Looking to snatch up the title of Desert King for the seventh time in his cross country career is Brother Leader Tread KTM...

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MEET TANYA MUZINDA - ZIMBABWE'S YOUNGEST MOTOCROSS CHAMP

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)




Some kids worry about their video games and school, others kick butts and break boundaries


What were you up to when you were 12 years old? I was finishing my last year of elementary school and life revolved around my Gameboy, Pokemon—back when there were only 150 of them—and my Pikachu Tamagotchi. Changing the world wasn’t exactly ...

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STAV ORLAND MAKES WAVES IN THE US

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)




Uganda Motocross rider Stav Orland continued to impress on foreign soil when he came first in the Pala Race Qualifiers in the US on Saturday.


Competing in the 9-12 year old 85cc category, the twelve-year-old won all three heats to beat his closest opponent, Noah Gordon, who came second behind him in all heats.


It was a tight...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO SPARKLES AT TERRA TOPIA

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)


All is looking good for Zimbabwe's junior motocross sensation Emmanuel Bako who continued with his fine form in the South African circuit this year by scoring a double during round three of the 2018 Northern Regions Championship series at Terra Topia just outside Johannesburg where he won the 65cc and 85cc classes on Saturday.


Coming up against some of South Africa's top junior motocross riders at this one-day regional championship race meeting, Bako (12) once ag...

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ZIMBABWE'S FEMALE MOTOCROSS CHAMPION IS BREAKING GENDER BARRIERS AT JUST 12 YEARS OLD

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)




Most people at the young age of six were eager to learn how to ride that new bike their parents bought for them.


But Tanya Muzinda was already handling a motorbike on her own and had begun tackling a male-dominated sport: motocross.


At just 12, she is already an accomplished motocross rider and the first ever female motocross champion...

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Motocross of African Nations 2018 & Exclusive Opening Special of the new Kitwe Garden Court Hotel Kitwe 17-19 AUG

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)




Limited rooms available contact us now to book your space!


Kitwe's new Garden Court contemporary hotel, ideally situated close to the Makuba Mall and adjoins the ECL Business Park. It is an ideal venue for business meetings and corporate functions with a host of professional services.


from USD 129 per night per room including breakfast.

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WINGFIELD MOTORS POWER SERIES 4 KILLARNEY

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)




Arriving at the Killarney International Raceway in complete darkness relates to winter and the weather certainly led to a number of withdrawals from the various categories based on not having wet weather tyres or simply not being willing to accept the challenge presented by a new surface. Considered a real neutralizer of power advantages the hardy Killarney ...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO, MANUEL SHINE AT DONNYBROOK

Posted on June 7, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 



By Collin Matiza


There was no stopping two of the country's top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Daiyaan Manuel during round two of the 2018 Bogwheelers Club National Championship series at Donnybrook Raceway in Harare on Sunday where they stole the show in the 65cc and 85cc Class respe...

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REPRESENTING WOMEN IN MOTORCYCLING 7TH IWG WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN & SPORT, BOTSWANA

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)



The International Working Group (IWG) World Conference on Women and Sport is a milestone event, which, every four years, focuses global attention on specific goals and actions aimed at offering men and women equal opportunities in the sports arena.


The FIM Women in Motorcycling Commission and its continental counterpart, the FIM Africa Women’s Commission, participa...

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FMU IN SAFETY CAMPAIGN AHEAD OF FORT PORTAL RALLY

Posted on June 1, 2018 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)


The weekend’s fourth round of the National rally championship in Fort Portal will not only lay ground for thrilling action but avail opportunity to push the motorsport safety drive by the Federation of Motorsports Clubs of Uganda (FMU).


FMU will conduct a safety campaign dubbed ‘Lets go Helmet’ in Fort Portal before and during the rally.


The c...

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