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Motorcycling News

Motorcycling news for Dunedin, Otago, and Southland. Check in here for the latest happenings in the world of motorcycling in the lower South Island.

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19 Sep 2019
How to choose the right helmet
Choosing the best motorbike helmet style We’ll take a look at the five different types of helmets and their pros and cons, plus how to choose based on what you’ll use it for. As your helmet is going to help protect you from head injuries, it’s important you know about each type. All helmets in New Zealand must conform to one or …
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17 Sep 2019
When should you replace your motorcycle helmet?
The general rule is to replace your motorcycle helmet every five years, you need to treat a helmet with respect and care and store it in a cool, dry place. The outside shell – plastic, fibreglass or carbon fibre – is pretty tough, but keep it away from petroleum-based products such as fuel, cleaners and paint. It’s the interior foam that …
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3 Sep 2019
September is Motorcycle Awareness Month
Motorcycle Awareness Month is back for 2019! September is Motorcycle Awareness Month (MAM) and signals the start of the motorcycling season. Over half of all motorcyclists start to get their bikes out of the garage and onto the roads after a winter break. September is an important time to deliver key messages to both riders and drivers, about what they can …
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30 Jul 2019
Its our 15th Birthday!!
MCR has been delivering smiles for 15 years, and we're going to celebrate for a month - but you get the presents! We have loads of stuff planned over the next month so make sure you keep an eye on our website and Facebook pages for updates. Below are just a few... Every day for 15 days, starting 23 August we will …
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22 Jul 2019
Women Riders World Relay - Christchurch to Invercargill 10 Sept
The time has come to invite you to the most exciting gathering of women bikers to hit NZ as part of the Women Riders World Relay. Will you be there? 4 days, 2000kms, 100s of women bikers from the far north to the deep south. Laughs and fun guaranteed. We want our sisters from the east and west to …
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2 Jul 2019
MOTORCYCLE REGO CASHBACK PROGRAMME LAUNCHED 1 JULY 2019
MOTORCYCLE REGO CASHBACK PROGRAMME From 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2021, we’re running a pilot where we’ll offer experienced riders, who are eligible, $200 cashback on their annual motorcycle registration. We’ll pay this cashback in two $100 instalments over the two years. Applications open on 1 July 2019. If you’re eligible, you can apply for your first $100 instalment when …
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18 Jun 2019
MCR WINTER HOURS
With Winter upon us, and the Team at MCR are now operating Winter Hours Monday - Friday 8.30am-5.00pm Saturday 9am-1pm Sunday - Closed Our usual hours will resume again in Spring :)
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10 Jun 2019
MCR Now Accepts Genoapay
We are now accepting Genoapay! Step 1: apply for a Genoapay account and get approved for up to $1000 in just a few minutes. Step 2: buy the things you love today and pay for them over time! Step 3: pay with weekly repayments over 10 weeks! Apply now by visiting www.genoapay.com
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24 May 2019
Jesse Dobias off to China
MCR are very proud to let the world know that one of our sponsored riders, Jesse Dobias, is off to join fellow NZ boy Andrew Jackson to ride his Yamaha for a living overseas! Excited is an understatement!!  Jesse has promised he will keep in touch with updates and pics of his adventures in China  
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23 May 2019
Craig's ER6 Customisation
A few months back Craig wanted a new bike, unfortunately, his legs dictated he couldnt" have what he really wanted (they were just too short) but he was committted to something a bit different. So we took his exising ride, an ER6 that worked, but needed some customising to make "his" A several hours discussing what he wanted the end …
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21 May 2019
Garage Tour 2019
Last weekend we held our 2nd Garage tour. We were lucky enough to get into some incredible "man sheds" and want to say a huge thank you to those who allowed us into their incredible spaces, alongside their amazing toys. There was more than a fair bit of garage envy by the end of the day.  If you're keen to …
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7 May 2019
Highland Park Conquered!!
The MCR team and around 32 of our customers made up more than half of 60 Motorcyclists being priveledged enough to spend the day riding on Highland Park last Friday at the Yamaha Track Experience Day.  The day started with some significant fog, which gave us time to walk the track and spend some time inside getting some valuable training advice …
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12 Apr 2019
Tricity on tour
We  recently sold a Tricity to a customer - to say he loves it is an understatement. He has taken it to places you wouldnt think it would go - but it did!. Pete sent us the below after a trip accross Danseys Pass on his Tricity. Hi Rick & team, The Tricity was great on Danseys! . . . once …
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27 Mar 2019
Yamaha Track Experience Day - Highland Motorsport Park, Cromwell
Now is a great time to own a Yamaha !! This could be you, on your Yamaha Road Bike. Be one of the few motorcyclists who have ridden at Highland Park in Cromwell. Friday 3 May 2019. Want to find out how you can be part of the Yamaha Track Experience Day at this amazing track? Call or message us and …
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18 Mar 2019
MNZ Licence update - now valid for 12 months from date of purchase
Updated info from MNZ 28/02/2019 The new licencing season will open from Monday 10th June and the Office will be using a new system - this means that come 10th June, MNZ Licences will be valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, not from June-June. Your current licence still expires on 30th June, but you can now choose …
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12 Mar 2019
Tenere 700 Launch date announced
We are taking your pre-orders NOW !!  The much anticipated new adventure ready Yamaha Ténéré 700 is set for a release date of December 2019 with RRP set at a value packed $16,999 inc GST + ORC. These will be hot property and we envisage stocks will be limited so to make sure you secure yours contact us to get …
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6 Mar 2019
MCR Sponsoring Up and coming racer in 300 cup
REGAN BRAY -MCR would like to introduce you to Regan Bray.  Regan has some big goals, and we are proud to be helping him in his racing career. Regan currently races a 400 in the post classic race scene, but to get him ticking off his list on the way to his penultimate goal he is now going to be …
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26 Feb 2019
MCR Congratulates 2 of our customers on placing at the Burt Munro
MCR Congratulates 2 of our customers on placing at the Burt Munro, Cole Scamell with a first place in the Comp Bike at the Drags, and Gary Burrows first place, Post Classic Pre-95 in the Street Race. Well done guys! We had a few of the MCR team at the Paul Nixon memorial the week before the Burt too. Justin Middlemiss …
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27 Jan 2019
Paul Nixon Memorial Endurance Race
Wow - what a weekend! The MCR race team had a great day out in Invercargill at the Southland Motorcycle Club's Paul Nixon Memorial Endurance Race. We experienced a few classic race bike issues, with fuel pumps and oil seals (bugger!!) but luckily, we had the trusty R6 track bike as a back-up. There were 2 Paul Nixon races, lap times …
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12 Jan 2019
Check out photos from the MCR Great Escape
After ten years the Coast to Coast had done its dash, so this year we did something different. We had our very first Great Escape. This year was a mystery destination and after around a 600km ride (both road and off-road) we ended up at the Otematata Hotel where we had a great meal followed by a few 'Fantas' and prizegiving …
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