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Old 02-20-2012, 10:39 PM   #91
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don't know where the devils staircase is but i did manage to drop my 990 on devils elbow a few years back...I can crash anywhere on anything
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Old 02-21-2012, 12:34 PM   #92
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don't know where the devils staircase is but i did manage to drop my 990 on devils elbow a few years back...I can crash anywhere on anything
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the devils staircase is part of the Karapoti Classic cycle race - route info here

where is the devils elbow?

falling off lots is an indication that you are having fun
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Old 02-21-2012, 01:17 PM   #93
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the devils staircase is part of the Karapoti Classic cycle race - route info here

where is the devils elbow?

falling off lots is an indication that you are having fun
Half way between Napier and Wairoa I think. It's a shitty peice of road, but a bit different to the Devils Staircase. The Staircase doesn't quite get as much traffic.
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Old 02-21-2012, 03:41 PM   #94
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Half way between Napier and Wairoa I think. It's a shitty peice of road, but a bit different to the Devils Staircase. The Staircase doesn't quite get as much traffic.
I suspect that the Devils Staircase is a lot safer.

I've seen some completely moronic driving (people passing on blind corners etc - impatient arseholes) on the road between Wairoa and Napier.

Would be a great run on a bike if you could get rid of the cars and trucks
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Old 02-21-2012, 08:33 PM   #95
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Half way between Napier and Wairoa I think. It's a shitty peice of road, but a bit different to the Devils Staircase. The Staircase doesn't quite get as much traffic.
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I suspect that the Devils Staircase is a lot safer.

I've seen some completely moronic driving (people passing on blind corners etc - impatient arseholes) on the road between Wairoa and Napier.

Would be a great run on a bike if you could get rid of the cars and trucks
And potholes.. and roadworks, and gravel, and goats, and road kill, and frequently flooded bits... and police....
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:10 PM   #96
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Half way between Napier and Wairoa I think. It's a shitty peice of road, but a bit different to the Devils Staircase. The Staircase doesn't quite get as much traffic.
thats it, tight down hill hair pin that you dont want to hit under breaking with nude front tire on trace oil patch right on the corner left by some stinking stock truck . Ironically only damage (apart from destroyed ADV trow and jacket - friction burnt from sliding accross the road) was a sore "elbow" which still plays up in bad weather...dang nabit

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I suspect that the Devils Staircase is a lot safer.

I've seen some completely moronic driving (people passing on blind corners etc - impatient arseholes) on the road between Wairoa and Napier.

Would be a great run on a bike if you could get rid of the cars and trucks
I've seen some moronic riding on it for sure....mainly my own

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And potholes.. and roadworks, and gravel, and goats, and road kill, and frequently flooded bits... and police....
and worst of the lot CAMPERVANS!
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Old 02-22-2012, 01:03 AM   #97
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the devils staircase will get a few hundred mountain bikes over it in a coupla weeks....
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Old 02-22-2012, 02:30 AM   #98
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the devils staircase will get a few hundred mountain bikes over it in a coupla weeks....
yes they are like a plague at this time of year
at least with there being so many it doesnt seem to matter if you use the odd one for traction
I'm tempted to put a sign half way up the staircase
"Private Property - if you aint got an engine then f*ck off"
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Old 02-26-2012, 01:50 AM   #99
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just chuck a few scattered "Private Property" around, maybe sneak around and shift a few markers
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Old 03-08-2012, 05:06 PM   #100
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not sure if this is 'off topic' or just 'off'

walked past swmbo's Womans Weekly this morning
had a picture of Alison Mau and Karleen Edmonds announcing their engagement

This joke imedaitely came to mind...

The lesbians next door asked what what I would like for my birthday. I was quite surprised when they gave me a Rolex. It was very nice of them, but I think they misunderstood me when I said, I wanna watch.


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Old 03-08-2012, 11:31 PM   #101
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Old 03-09-2012, 12:58 AM   #102
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Old 03-09-2012, 01:07 AM   #103
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What would a DR rider be if they were a chick?

How long has Ali been a strapadicktome?
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Old 03-09-2012, 01:18 AM   #104
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Ooooh you are gonna regret that
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Old 03-09-2012, 01:20 AM   #105
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Fcuk, Crusaders just lost . Again.
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