Motorcycles

King — an ace on two wheels

King — an ace on two wheels

It would be fair to say Campbell King is on a winning streak.

The Brighton youngster is all of 13 years old but when it comes to motocross he has collected a swag of trophies well beyond his years.

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Some of Santa's helpers prefer bikes

Some of Santa's helpers prefer bikes

First came the sight of 200 motorbikes, headlights glowing, crawling up George St.

Next came the guttural rumble, as the bikes filed in to the Octagon, the din from their engines reverberating off cathedral and cafes.

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Little town gets behind big bike race

Little town gets behind big bike race

THEY came, they saw and they motored.

More than 6500 motorbike enthusiasts crammed into Wyndham on Sunday for the second annual Burt Munro Challenge street race, the climax to a weekend of high-octane heaven throughout the south. [slideshow]

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Rally founder toasted nightly

Rally founder toasted nightly

He may not be there in person, but his motorcycle mates have not forgotten him and  made sure he is along for the ride.

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Hundreds in trail ride to support school

Hundreds in trail ride to support school

More than 1300 riders took part in a fund raising motorcycle trail ride in North Otago, substantially boosting the coffers of Duntroon School.

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All revved up and ready to hit the trail

All revved up and ready to hit the trail

Shane Gilchrist reports from a course aimed at sharpening trail-riding skills while teaching the mechanics and ergonomics of off-road motorcycles.

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Family with a need for speed

Family with a need for speed

Watching her then 6-year-old son Xavier ripping around on his wee 50cc motorbike convinced Sharee Campbell and her fiance Scotty James of one thing.

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Motorcycle diaries of a local legend

Colin Marsden laments the lack of a time machine to take him back to retrace his motorcycle history.

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