Barts Adventure Photos

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by bart-nz, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    I was sifting through a few photos, and decided it was a waste leaving them clogging up my hard drive. I thought I may as well do a blatant rip off of Marks thread 'Maungakotukutuku Diary' (with his permission, as he features in a lot of these photos), and start a kind of diary of my own. Not having an english teachers vocabulary, I'll let the pictures do the talking.

    A bit of background. I've been riding bikes for 30 years in one form or another. Farm bikes, dirt bikes, road bikes, and now somewhere in between. The photography thing is quite recent. I'm an absolute novice, but living in a country this beautiful (New Zealand), it's pretty hard to stuff it up. Yeah, I'm that guy who stands around with a camera, taking pictures instead of helping out when the going gets tough.

    These may not be technically brilliant photos, but they stand out to me. I like photos that tell a story. I'll keep updating as I get more 'worthy' shots. With a bit of luck, I may improve over time.

    If anyone objects to any of these photos, let me know and I'll pull them. Any comments are welcome.

    I'll start with one most of you may recognise

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  2. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    The Wairarapa

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    JMJ overlooking Castlepoint

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    View from Takapari Road. One of my favourite spots.

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  3. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Reefton area. Loved that trip. Must get back there.

    Veestrom in the river

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    AT....stuck

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    The infamous Nordieboy

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    Gotta love Jim's GS

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    Inthxyzwhateveritis's (Woodman) KLR. Riding it hard, as always.

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  4. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Mark, near Akitio

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    Some hoon doing doughnuts, giving us sensible riders a bad name

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  5. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    These AT's love water

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    and the Beemers

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    Mark, up the first bit of Cnut hill

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    Yeah....that puddle

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    and again

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  6. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Proof....it was clean once....

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    not like this grubby thing....

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  7. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    I wondered how I got water in the air box.
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  8. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    Thanks for posting these. More water than I would like in those last shots.
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  9. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Mark and Andy

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  10. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Stalled in a river

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    Steve, getting his feet wet

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    The lookout

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  11. GauloisUSA

    GauloisUSA Been here awhile

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    You guys gonna get killed by driving on that side of the road. Get back to the right side, would you?
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  12. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    The left side is the right side here.:huh Didn't you know everything is backwards, as well as upside down, on this side of the world.:norton
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  13. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    good stuff Bart

    keep em' coming

    only problem is people will start to realize that most of the good photos in my thread were stolen for you ......
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  14. GauloisUSA

    GauloisUSA Been here awhile

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    From all ex-English colonies, territories, influences etc... is Canada the only one that changed to the right side?
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  15. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Dunno. Wasn't the United States a colony of England once.




    just kidding :cob
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  16. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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  17. IKIGAI

    IKIGAI Been here awhile

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    Front page material -- every single one of 'em!!
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  18. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    And one of my favourites...Carey

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  19. GauloisUSA

    GauloisUSA Been here awhile

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    To put a long story short, there were no cars when the US took his independence. But there were cars when the other colonies were given their independence. So, when the the traffic code was applied in the US, they decided to go the right way, I mean, to drive to the right.

    BTW, all those pictures of yours are great. Keep them coming.
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  20. Padmei

    Padmei enamoured

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    Bugger you Bart. I'll never be able to post another P&S pic again on this site!!

    They look great. I sat & watched the Adv home page pics roll a while ago & my chest swelled with pride seeing the pic of Eddie & co all misty riding thru reefton.

    Now if only we can get a pic of Nordie on the ground - or stuck- or with us hitting him with big sticks till he's on the ground:wink:
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