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Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 47
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Posted By axle35
I believe that was in the Poolburn area. Lots...

I believe that was in the Poolburn area. Lots more rocks like that one. It is pretty amazing how diverse the landscape of NZ is across a relatively small area.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
re

I was there for seven weeks. I rode 10,000 KM and slept in a tent pretty much the whole time.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
Re

That was taken on a ride from Alexandra to Waikaia, just above the Waikaia forest. I probably should not have attemped that ride alone. Beautiful though. The Waikaia forest is amazing. And a very...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
All good things must come to an end...

Well that's pretty much all of my pics. Sorry about the lack of words, but there's not too much to say: eat, sleep, twist throttle. What an amazing country for motorcycling!

I had some trials and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
And back north again...

http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4712/1203270505_beDup-L.jpg


http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4713/1203270549_E7q9p-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By axle35
On and on I rode...

http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4689/1203269463_BZrHG-L.jpg



http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4690/1203269510_NS9Qu-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
Last week on the DR

After a break in C-church, I headed back down south to see what I could find:


http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4649/1203267797_5VmQg-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
GLoop

I LOVE my Giant Loop. Durable. Kept my stuff dry for the most part. If you pack light, there is plenty of room.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
Back to the south island.

I probably should have spent more time on the north island, but my little 650 was not so fun on long stretches of highway, so i headed back down south to find some dirt roads and narrow, twisty...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
A short stint on the north island.

I don't think any of my pictures of the ocean had the horizon level:

http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4499/1203255576_Dp3kn-L.jpg

I love the narrow roads of NZ:
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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
Over to the east coast.

http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4459/1203252324_YorfV-L.jpg

http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4462/1203252576_mFnAv-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
On up to nelson

http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4399/1203247304_hbsyJ-L.jpg

http://axle35.smugmug.com/Travel/NZ/IMG4400/1203247366_cRg9g-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
ridin' with heiko

After a week of riding solo, i ran into a German tattoo artist named Heiko at the supermarket in Te Anau. He was riding an XT600 loaded with tons of shit because he was doing tattoo work whenever he...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By axle35
A lone dork in New Zealand- my first moto tour. (Feb/march 2010)

Well it has been a year now- I figured I had better start posting some pics of my trip to New Zealand. I probably won't write too much, as the trip is no longer fresh in my mind, but let me just say...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,219
Views: 349,123
Posted By axle35
camping

Ha- I took that pic of camping in the snow on 4rth of july weekend- froze my ass off. The little xr is not the best for camping, but if you go superlight (no stove) it is doable. A bigger bike would...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 61,045
Posted By axle35
"By the way! I am not on Facebook anymore. I got...

"By the way! I am not on Facebook anymore. I got tired of watching people writing about themselves making eggs in the morning or going shopping and finding this lifetime deal on leopard pattern...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 03:34 PM
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Views: 349,123
Posted By axle35
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 03:31 PM
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Posted By axle35
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 03:26 PM
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Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 03:23 PM
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Posted By axle35
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 03:18 PM
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Views: 349,123
Posted By axle35
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2011, 03:12 PM
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