Wellington Adventure Rideouts

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Box'a'bits, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    A camera and a borrowed bike sounds to be the ideal setup...
  2. pampaX

    pampaX Been here awhile

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    Hi Clint, thanks for the info I went yesterday it was very nice.

  3. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    I'm keen to ride this weekend - at this stage Saturday because that looks the better weather. Was thinking Ocean Beach, Onoke Spit, Lake Ferry around to Whangimoana, & then on to Ngawi / Cape Palliser.

    Lets have a show of hands as to who is keen? :nod

    If you've a better idea I'm happy to listen

    My tyres are old. If I get you to agree then you are at least partially responsible. Then I can blame you, & make you feel obligated to push
  4. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    Try hiding the nasty bits in funny colored text will you....

    Unfortunately I can't join you as I'll be beta bashing tomorrow.

    I followed a couple of road bikes last Saturday around Lake Ferry (and then up to the pub at Pongaroa) - watch out for slippery cow shit all over the place (if its still there)

    Have a great ride
  5. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    If anyone is interested, meet 10.30am today at Caltex Rimtutaka.
  6. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    well I probably should have joined you - then I wouldn't have had to spend the afternoon pushing a Beta with no spark.....
  7. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    Yes, but think of the amazing cardio vascular workout you got.

    Beta living everyone:rofl:rofl:rofl
  8. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    If you had to push a bike for an afternoon, the Beta would be top of the list...
  9. Manakau.KTM

    Manakau.KTM Been here awhile

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    Steve and I went for a ride out to Ocean Beach today


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    More detail...

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    Then on to Onoke Spit

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    The bottom right of the board promised the remains of a shipwreck

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    Clearly oversold

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    Towards the end of the Spit looking across at Lake Ferry.

    Thanks Steve

    Cheers

    Wayne
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  10. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    He would have got a good workout on the Ocean Beach ride too. Following the 4WD track out the end of the Onoke Spit was hard work (at least on Gus).

    That phone of yours takes pretty good photos Wayne. :D
  11. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    hows the back ?
  12. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Anti-inflammatories before & after the ride seem to the order of the day...:D

    Here is my write up
  13. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Weather is forecast to be fine on that side of the hill.

    Who is keen & where do you want to go?

    Default is a loop out thru' Homewood Rd to Riversdale Beach, then up to Castlepoint.

    But I can easily be persuaded to do something else if you have a hankering for a particular ride.
  14. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Lets say 9.00am at Caltex Rimutaka
  15. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    Sorry - I won't be joining you tomorrow - I have a date with a 10,000 acre mud bog tomorrow (I'm not actually sure which non main tracks will be ride-able but there is only one way to find out)

    Have a great day
  16. Manakau.KTM

    Manakau.KTM Been here awhile

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    Good luck tomorrow Steve.

    I have to do some much needed maintenence tomorrow and a bit of prep for next week so will hang around here for the day.

    Cheers

    Wayne
  17. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    so what happened? did you go for a ride?
  18. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Ride report over here
  19. Night Falcon

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    Nice pics and ride report Steve :thumb
  20. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    I'm riding up to Palmerston North via Wairarapa backroads tomorrow (Sunday 21st Jul). The excuse is to pick up a Trade Me purchase.

    If you are keen to ride, gather at Caltex Rimutakas at 8.30am. The Wairarapa side is supposed to be sunny - the Manawatu side not so much. Ride back will depend on who joins me.

    Postscript: The Trade Me vendor won't be available Sunday anyway, so that frees up constraints on the day a little.