2019 Kaipara 600 Two Day ADV Ride.

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Adventure Moto, Sep 1, 2019.

  1. Brainflex

    Brainflex Been here awhile

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  2. octopusenvy

    octopusenvy gravel grommit

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    Hmm tempting. I'll be back from the Vic Highcountry just earlier that week. I'll let a few local Northlanders know as there's a QBW ride the wknd b4...
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  3. NZSpokes

    NZSpokes Been here awhile

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    Interested. Need to see if dates work with kids etc.
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  4. Th4tguy

    Th4tguy Kyle

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    Sounds great. Might pull the wr450 from the semi retired commuter lifestyle for a gravel blast.
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  5. Charlie Tee

    Charlie Tee n00b

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    I've suggested to a few friends from Auckland/North Harbour Ulysses that we join you on this great ride. Three are keen so far, will probably be five or six of us. We're all on adventure bikes (VStrom 650 in my case), have done quite a bit of gravel and some beaches, but are probably in the beginner/intermediate skill level compared to most of the people here.
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  6. NZSpokes

    NZSpokes Been here awhile

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    I wouldn't let skill level bother you at all. Most are happy to help out in a sticky situation. Om rubbish at but seem to muddle through.
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  7. DaveNev

    DaveNev Been here awhile

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    It's a bit far South for me, but I can't think of an excuse to stay home. See you on Saturday morning.
    Checking how far my EXC runs on a tank of gas...

    Dave 'the mobile chicane' Whangarei
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  8. Wobbly80

    Wobbly80 n00b

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    Hi guys I'm keen to join too. I've booked a room for sat night. Live in whangarei so I'll meet at wellsford sat mornin. Ride a vstrom 1000 poorly.
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  9. Adventure Moto

    Adventure Moto Formerly Known as MOTOXNUT

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    For you northland guys, the first gravel section will be at Mountain road in Maungatoroto so we can meet you all there on the way and save you some time and 50 km`s of tarmac riding.
    I can send out some route instructions or GPS files closer to the time for anyone who wants them.
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  10. DaveNev

    DaveNev Been here awhile

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    "Turn left at Mountain Road. Follow for 8kms." :-)
    done that a few times.
    Dave
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  11. oldbeer

    oldbeer Grandadventurer

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    I came through Omana, Pikowahine, Ararua Valley, Porters, Paparoa Station, Golden Stairs last weekend and the boys have put a fair bit of fine brown metal over parts of the roads. Some of it was in loose drifts. Depending on yiur skill level thats either great or not great needless to say i was being cautious. It might have all blended in by now but just in case!!
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  12. Ohuraboy

    Ohuraboy Adventurer

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    New to the forum and keen to have a ride. Do I need to register with someone for this or just turn up and hope I find you?
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  13. Hans Claus

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    Hi. New here too. Would love to do this ride. Booked a room at the Wellsford Inn. Will be travelling from the South Island. Planning to go through Martinborough to Riversdale beach. Does anyone know whether there is a road from Summerhill to Rocky Hill road? Any farms I can ask permission to cross? Thanks very much for organizing this trip.
    Cheers. Hans.
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  14. Adventure Moto

    Adventure Moto Formerly Known as MOTOXNUT

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    Hi Ohuraboy, there is nowhere to register. If you are staying at the pub on Friday night we will catch up there over a beer.:drink
    If not staying, we will be leaving from the Mobil service station in the main street of Wellsford at 8.00 am Saturday morning.
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  15. SPGUY

    SPGUY n00b

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    I am keen to go as this is an awesome ride. Did most of it with my son last year.
    Just booked the hotel.
    Please post any news or changes if any.
    Looking forward to it!!!!
    Cheers
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  16. Voltaire

    Voltaire Titanium and Ceramic Hipster

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    Wow 5 years since the last one. My poor old r80 is now 35 but still going. Might tag along at the back.
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  17. Adventure Moto

    Adventure Moto Formerly Known as MOTOXNUT

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  18. glitch_oz

    glitch_oz Long timer

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    Don't know if I should cheer or feel sorry about it....at most times I wish it could all be locked away for only a few to see rather than being plastered all over the world's billboards.

    There just aren't many places left in this world that haven't been trampled into the dust by the ignorant commercial hordes.
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  19. Mitch692

    Mitch692 Living the dream, serving the Queen

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    Looks like a good ride planned.
    I'll be coming mate.
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  20. Jase.saggy

    Jase.saggy n00b

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    Count me me in
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