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HUSQVARNA BRACES FOR A SANDSTORM IN DEFENCE OF NATIONAL TITLE

Posted on February 21, 2019 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)



South African race fans have rallied up for the start of the 2019 National Motocross season. The lineup that the series has attracted is once again mouth-watering as riders prepare to battle it out for the country’s premier motocross title.


After walking away with both the MX1 and MX2 Championship in 2018, all eyes will be on Q4 Fuel Husqvarna Racing a...

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RUSSIA - GAGARIN CUP 2019

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)







Hello!


14-16 June 2019 will host the annual festival of mototourism "Gagarin Cup-2019" which will be held in one of the most beautiful cities of Russia - sunsets city Nizhny Novgorod.


In th...

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PE'S MOTOCROSS BLASTOFF

Posted on February 18, 2019 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)




What SA National Motocross Preview

Where Rover Raceway, Port Elizabeth

When Saturday 23 February 2019

Community South Africa National, Eastern Province


2019 SA national season starts at Rover


Speculation may be rife on who will take that holeshot when the first gate dr...

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FIM WEBINAR FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDS

Posted on February 13, 2019 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)


BIKER'S AWARENESS AND KIDS IN NEED

Posted on February 13, 2019 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)


LOTS OF MOTOCROSS ACTION AT ROVERS

Posted on February 7, 2019 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)



Rover Motorcycle Club will be hosting Motocross Round 1 Pre-National, sponsored by Cannabis Energy Drink on Saturday.


Racing starts around 10:00 with practice starting at 08:30.


This event is the first of the MX series for 2019 in Port Elizabeth at Rover Motorcycle Club.


Riders from all over the country w...

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SA MOTOCROSS CHIPS ARE DOWN

Posted on February 1, 2019 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)


What SA National Motocross Preview

Where Rover Raceway, Port Elizabeth

When 23 February 2019

Community South Africa National


2019 Nationals start in PE 23 February


The 2019 TRP Distributors South African National Motocross Championship kicks off at Port Elizabeth’s Rover Raceway Saturday 23 Feb...

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SOUTHERN AFRICA'S BRANCH CROWNED FASTEST DAKAR ROOKIE

Posted on January 18, 2019 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)



South Africa’s National Cross Country Champion Ross Branch has been crowned the fastest Rookie at the 2019 Dakar Rally in Peru. After 10 of the most gruelling stages the desert race has ever seen, Branch finished amongst the world’s best in 13th overall.


Having replaced his entire engine on stage two, navigated through unfamiliar South Americ...

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KENNY ON TOP OF THE WORLD!

Posted on January 18, 2019 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)


What Dakar Final Report

Where Lima, Peru

When Thursday 17 January

Community International


Gilbert rides Husqvarna into Dakar top 20


Multiple former South African Cross Country Moto champion and Dakar debutant, Pretoria’s Kenny Gilbert has ridden his Husqvarna to nineteenth overall and second amo...

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MADE IN SA TOYOTA WINS DAKAR!

Posted on January 18, 2019 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)




What Dakar 2019 Final Report

Where Lima, Peru

When Thursday 17 January 2019

Community International


Historic win for local team as SA bikers take rookie 1-2


This Dakar Race Report is brought to you by Husqvarna Motorcycles SA, Shameer Variawa Racing and Red Lined Motoring Adventu...

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TOP TWENTY, BABY!

Posted on January 17, 2019 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)


What Dakar 2019 Day 9 Report

Where Pisco, Peru

When Wednesday 16 January 2019

Community International


Landmark for Kenny Gilbert on eve of Dakar finish


Pretoria's rookie Dakar motorcycle star Kenny Gilbert moved his Husqvarna to the overall top twenty on Wednesday as the race enters its last day with a 11...

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ONE DAY TO GO!

Posted on January 16, 2019 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)




What Dakar 2019 Day 10 Report

Where Pisco, Peru

When Wednesday 16 January 2019

Community International


112km between SA Toyota, bikers' Dakar glory


This Dakar Race Report is brought to you by Husqvarna Motorcycles SA, Shameer Variawa Racing and Red Lined Motoring Adventures.

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HEARTBREAK FOR STUART GREGORY AS ENGINE FAILURE FORCES HIM OUT OF THE DAKAR RALLY 2019

Posted on January 16, 2019 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)



Around 100km into Stage 8 of the Dakar Rally 2019, Stuart Gregory was forced to retire from this year’s event due to engine failure. His motorcycle stalled at around the 100km mark of yesterday’s stage, and although he was able to restart it, after a further...

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KENNY INTO HIS STRIDE

Posted on January 15, 2019 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)


What Dakar 2019 Day 8 Report

Where Pisco, Peru

When Tuesday 15 January 2019

Community International


Another good day at the Dakar


South African two-wheel Dakar Star Kenny Gilbert was in his stride through the 2019 Dakar Rally’s 359km Day 8 jaunt over the dunes around the Peruvian town of Pisco. The s...

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STAGE 7 OF THE DAKAR RALLY 2019 TAKES ITS TOLL ON RIDERS BUT - STUART GREGORY IS STILL IN CONTENTION

Posted on January 15, 2019 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)



With 7 stages of the Dakar Rally 2019 under his belt, Gregory can begin to consider himself a Dakar veteran. Certainly, Stage 7, the first loop stage of this year’s event, contained almost every kind of terrain that riders can expect to encounter in Peru. It was essentially the Dakar in micro...

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DAKAR A BLAST FOR KENNY

Posted on January 15, 2019 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)


What Dakar 2019 Day 7 Report

Where San Juan de Marcona, Peru

When Monday 14 January 2019

Community International


Wind, dust but Gilbert going strong


South African Dakar motorcycle rookie hero Kenny Gilbert enjoyed a positive seventh stage in spite of toughest conditions — as usual — on Monday....

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DAKAR DRAMA ALL ROUND

Posted on January 15, 2019 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)




What Dakar 2019 Day 7 Report

Where San Juan de Marcona, Peru

When Monday 14 January 2019

Community International


Cat and mouse with three days to go


This Dakar Race Report is brought to you by Husqvarna Motorcycles SA, Shameer Variawa Racing and Red Lined Motoring Adventures...

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STUART GREGORY BACK IN ACTION ON STAGE 6 OF THE DAKAR RALLY 2019

Posted on January 14, 2019 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)



Stage 6 of the Dakar Rally 2019 (from Arequipa to San Juan de Marcona) was reckoned by most competitors to be the toughest stage so far in this year’s event. Gregory described it as the hardest day’s riding of his life, with the first 80km through the ...

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KENNY ONTO ROOKIE PODIUM

Posted on January 14, 2019 at 12:25 PM Comments comments (1)


What Dakar 2019 Day 6 Report

Where San Juan de Marcona, Peru

When Sunday 13 January 2019

Community International


Another good Dakar day for Gilbert


Pretoria’s Kenny Gilbert has powered his Husqvarna up onto the Dakar Rally motorcycle rookie podium following another good day on a tough run from Arequipa...

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FIVE MINUTES WITH BRANCH AT THE BIVOUAC

Posted on January 12, 2019 at 12:10 PM Comments comments (0)



As the world’s toughest stage race officially reaches the halfway mark, Ross Branch will be using every minute he can to rest at the Dakar Rally today. After coming off a gruelling marathon stage, riders are now recovering on rest day. A day that does not usually foresee any riding will however see riders tackle a 177km liaison stage to shorten the following race day. Th...

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