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HUSQVARNA'S HARDING STARS

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)




What SA National Enduro Championship Round 5 - Race Report

Where Harding, KZN

When 11-12 August 2017

Swanepoel, Botha & Green deliver in KZN


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Motorcycles South Africa Off Road duo, Brett Swanepoel and Henco Botha did the team proud with a pair of great performances in the Harding Liquorland ...

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PENULTIMATE ROUND OF THE NATIONAL MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS TO HARRISMITH!

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)




JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, 2017 – For round six we return to Holeshot Harry’s in Harrismith. This small town is home to what has fast become a favourite track for competitors and the club pulls out all the stops when hosting the championship.


With only two rounds to go, the question on everyone’s minds will be if any of the championships will be wra...

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2017 FIM Adventure Touring Challenge

Posted on August 11, 2017 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)




After a test phase lasting a couple of years, FIM is proud to announce the first ever calendar for a new series of touring events, named “Adventure Touring”, put together under the coordination of the Touring Commission (CTL) and with the invaluable and essential support of National motorcycling Federations


But what is it all about? The events are motorc...

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HUSQVARNA HOME FIRES

Posted on August 8, 2017 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)




What SA National Enduro Championship Round 5 - Preview

Where Harding, KZN

When 11-12 August 2017

Brett, Henco ready to do KZN proud


Husqvarna South Africa’s Pepson Plastics Off Road Team heads to Harding on the Kwa-Zulu Natal South Coast for the fifth round of the MSA Liquorland South African National Enduro Ch...

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FIM ACADEMY - SEMINARS FOR OFFICIALS

Posted on August 3, 2017 at 2:10 AM Comments comments (0)




Please be advised that the Cross Country Rallies Commission Clerk of the Course / Sporting Steward seminar, is scheduled for 14 and 15 October 2017 in Nairobi Kenya.


Registration of participants is now open and will close on the 22nd of September 2017.


* For registration of the participants, please click on the following link:

http:...

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BRETT TAMES ROMANIACS

Posted on July 31, 2017 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)

What Red Bull Romaniacs

Where Sibiu, Romania

When 24-29 July 2017

Husqvarna's Swanepoel 7th in hardest enduro




South African Husqvarna rider Brett Swanepoel rode home a fine seventh following what can only be termed as the hardest enduro on earth at the Red Bull Romaniacs in Sibiu, Romania on Saturday. Pepson Plastics Husqvarna man...

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BIKES AND QUADS TO CONTINUE THEIR CROSS COUNTRY TITLE BATTLES AT HARRISMITH 400

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (1)




Penultimate round of the 2017 SACC Moto championship promises to provide nail biting racing action


Exciting racing action can be expected at the Harrismith 400, the penultimate round of the 2017 South African National Cross Country Series Championship for Motorcycles and Quads (SACCS Moto) that takes place on Friday, 28 July from the Eeram Far...

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THE ORANGE MIST AND THE THUNDER

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)




Thunder Valley rolled around as the next stop on the National MX calendar, smack bang in the middle of winter and the Red Bull KTM SA squad were all lined up to take as many points off the plate as possible. The season has been a tough one so far, so the team was all out to take the best results possible and either improve or extend in their team and individual fights for titles.

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HUSQVARNA'S RICHIE DOMINATES

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)





What SA National Motocross Championship Round 5 Report

Where Thunder Valley, Pietermaritzburg KZN

When 22 July 2017

Van der Westhiuzen wins 3 out of 4


Husqvarna South Africa motocross star Richie van der Westhiuzen made Pietermaritzburg his own over the weekend when he won three out of the four motos h...

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2017 SuperGP Championship @ Round 6 Dezzi Raceway

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)





Port Shepstone, 16th July. Pole position, fastest lap and race win for Seller.


A mixed bag of results was carried away from Dezzi Raceway for the MiWay Yamaha Racing team with Clint Seller maintaining his strong lead in the SuperGP class whereas Hayden Jonas and Dino Iozzo had a steep learning experience.


Qualifying Super600: Dino Iozzo and Hayden J...

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MASSIVE SHOWDOWN IN MARITZBURG FOR ROUND 5!

Posted on July 24, 2017 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)





GAUTENG – The fifth round of the Monster Energy TRP Distributors SA MX National Championship took place at Maritzburg Club in a warm Pietermaritzburg this past weekend. Maritzburg is a club that has a very long history in MX and the competitors knew they could expect a great event. The race pro...

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BRETT ATTACKS ROMANIACS

Posted on July 24, 2017 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)





What Red Bull Romaniacs

Where Sibiu, Romania

When 27-31 July 2017

Husqvarna's Swanepoel set for the Wild One


Hot off earning the honour of finishing the Erzberg Enduro a few weeks back, Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Motorcycles South Africa Off Road Team rider Brett Swanepoel is off to Romania for the other ul...

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True Adventure is about to commence

Posted on July 19, 2017 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Honda Quest announces semi-finalists!



It's almost time for Quest Boot Camp to kick off. After having to meticulously work through more than 800 entries, the organisers of Honda Quest True Adventure have narrowed it down to just 40 semi-finalists.


They considered a number of factors. These included applicants' adventure riding track record, their suitability for b...

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NEW LOOK HUSQVARNA MX ATTACK

Posted on July 19, 2017 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)





What SA National Motocross Championship Round 5 Preview

Where Pietermaritzburg, KZN

When 22 July 2017


Richie chases titles, Tenant subs for Malan


A new-look Husqvarna Motorcycles South Africa Motocross Team heads to KwaZulu Natal for Pietermaritzburg's fifth round of the South African Motocross ...

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Mixed fortunes for championship leaders at Dezzi

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)




As the final stretch of the 2017 DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy approaches, the riders made their way down to Dezzi Raceway on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast for the sixth round of the championship on Saturday, 15 July. Clint Seller (MiWay Yamaha Racing R1) continued his winning ways in the opening SuperGP race, but a mistake in the second allowed Greg Gildenhuys Gildenhuys (Autohaus To...

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Herbalife Nutrition and Yamaha Distributors South Africa unveil bLU cRU partnership

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)





Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 June 2017 – Herbalife Nutrition South Africa has announced that it will be partnering with Yamaha Distributors South Africa (YDSA) as joint title sponsors of their endurance off-road, factory-supported, motorcycle racing team, the Herbali...

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KTM RIDERS TAKE CHAMPIONSHIP LEADS COMING OUT OF PE

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)



With a stacked calendar covering Local, National and International duties the Brother Leader Tread KTM squad rolled into Port Elizabeth fresh from their duties across the pond at the Erzberg Rodeo.


Travis Teasdale, Scott Bouverie and Dwayne Kleynhans had all made the trip to the ‘Iron Giant’ with Ki...

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SuperGP heads to Dezzi

Posted on July 12, 2017 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)





Over half of the 2017 DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy is behind the riders and, as they enter the final stretch, they head down to Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast and Dezzi Raceway for the next round of the championship. Round 6 takes place on 14 & 15 July 2017.


Clint Seller (MiWay Yamaha Racing R1) has dominated the SuperGP category thi...

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HUSQVARNA'S ROVER SPLIT

Posted on July 12, 2017 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)


What Rover Winterberg National Enduro Report

Where Port Elizabeth, EC

When 7-8 July 2017

Swanepoel a fine third, Botha takes ill




Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Motorcycles South Africa’s Off Road race team enjoyed mixed results at Port Elizabeth’s Rover Winterberg national enduro over the weekend. E2 class rider Brett Swanepoel brou...

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HARRISMITH 400 TAKES CROSS COUNTRY COMPETITORS INTO THE UNKNOWN

Posted on July 10, 2017 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)





New events on the calendar always ramp up interest and the Harrismith 400 on July 28 and 29, fourth round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), will be no different.


The event will be based at the Eeram Farmers Complex on the outskirts of the bustling agricultural area of Harrismith in the eastern Free State, and will k...

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