NZ Touring Pics by Shaggie - more pics

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Shaggie, May 28, 2007.

  1. Shaggie

    Shaggie Unseen University

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    Gidday folks

    i've loaded more pics on the NZ Touring Pics by Shaggie thread but it doesn't seem to have popped up anywhere on the Ride reports page...

    sorry if i'm being a dumbass (highly likely)....

    anyway here's the original link:

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=234351

    Cheers

    S


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  2. GB

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    Looks great! I'll merge this link to your other NZ pics thread. :thumb
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  3. Thefuturesbright

    Thefuturesbright Been here awhile

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    Great pics, great country and great people, can't wait to get back there.​
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  4. danger_dave

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  5. cooneyr

    cooneyr terra firma rider

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    I'm pretty sure this is on the Lewis Highway just north of Maruia township.

    Cheers R
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  6. Shaggie

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    Cheers CooneyR!

    :D

    S
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  7. Howiezowie

    Howiezowie Been here awhile

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    And I'm pretty sure that the picture called Lake Wanaka is actually Lake Wakatipu, on the road from Kingston to Frankton (Devils Staircase) - not that I'm picky ! :D
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  8. JourneyRider.com

    JourneyRider.com Been here awhile

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    I really miss New Zealand, sure wish I got to ride over there.
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  9. Shaggie

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    Cheers Howie!
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  10. Shaggie

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    come on back!

    always a spare bed at our place!

    S
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  11. bouldergeek

    bouldergeek Filthy, poor KLR dweeb

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    Just bumping to say I am so ready to get to Christchurch and off of this ice sheet!

    Are there any non-premium moto hire outfits on the South Island? If I thought I could get a reasonable rate, I'd ship my gear down from the US. The $200NZ per day for Beemers is a bit rich for my blood, though I lust for an R1100S in such an environment.
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  12. Lexington

    Lexington deliciously wicked

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    Holy smokes! Your pictures are amazing. I need to visit. :nod
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  13. Shaggie

    Shaggie Unseen University

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    :wave

    THANKS LEX!

    U SHOULD!
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  14. Nick Makwell

    Nick Makwell Bavarian Murder Weapon

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    Shaggie, you are doing a disservice to those of us who have visited NZ - I spent 2 weeks with my wife (whose Dad is a Kiwi and had been a few times) on the South Island.

    Observations:

    I'm retiring in the Marlborough Sounds. Best motorbike roads ever. Best wines ever. Best scenery ever. Best people too - what a lifestyle!

    We had turns trying to make each other sick going around all the curves on Queen Charlotte Road Pass (sp?) and all the other roads exploring the fjords in our little hire car....

    Beautiful pictures mate - I never took the piss of any NZ after going to that island (including a magical four days on Stewart Island)

    I cannot wait to go back on two wheels one day, and retire maybe the day after.

    Magic, magic place. :D
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  15. Moto Grapher

    Moto Grapher IBlink,IClick.ISit,IRide

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    Great great stuff here. Beautiful photos. I am in love with this country, had toured NZ early this year and can't get it out of my head. May god and man preserve this motorcycling jewel forever.
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  16. dirtbikeslob

    dirtbikeslob Been here awhile

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    hey shaggie great pics:thumb
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  17. Shaggie

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    Nick

    As i said in my report, I spent most weekends during my childhood 'down the 'Sounds' with psuedo aunty and uncle so I'm with you re the Sounds! Altho the Abel Tasman area is equally as spectacular.

    You're welcome to stay with us anytime.

    Cheers

    Shane
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  18. Shaggie

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    Yo Indian Boy

    did you tour with a company or by yourself?

    and you never called! :cry :D

    You come back and see us y'hear!

    Shane
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  19. Shaggie

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    Cheers dbs!:D

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  20. Moto Grapher

    Moto Grapher IBlink,IClick.ISit,IRide

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    Hey there and Kia Ora Shane,

    Did a 8500km did a solo tour around NZ for Kawasaki NZ and Bike Rider Magazine as a freelancing travel/photo journalist this year. Was riding a Kawasaki Concours 14 and a Ninja ZX6R later on.

    I will be putting up a detailed log with pictures sometime soon here on ADV, thats the least I can probably do to thank the youngest country on Earth!
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