Banks Peninsula, New Zealand - 3 Day Trip

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by msjesscat, Aug 25, 2019.

  1. msjesscat

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    My boyfriend and I took our KTMs out around the bays in Banks Peninsula recently, starting here at Birdlings Flat. It's currently a good place to bury your bike in deep gravel if you're not careful or if you have a big bike. But it was pretty easy for us with the lightweight KTM 350 and 500 EXC-Fs.
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    Awesome weather and some great views!
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    Magnet Bay
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    Boaz Rock Stack
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    Bossu Bluffs
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  4. msjesscat

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    Devil's Gap
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  5. msjesscat

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    The Kaik - just out of Akaroa
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    Cushy luxury accommodation so we could work - yay! This place was warm, sunny and had a cosy log burner...
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    And a beautiful view.
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    Down into Flea Bay.
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    Le Bons Bay Lookout
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    Le Bons Bay
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  9. msjesscat

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    Goat Rock.
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    Okains Bay.
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    An old Post Office in Chorlton.
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    Little Akaloa Wharf
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    Decanter Bay Rock Stacks
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    Menzies Bay Lookout
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    The bikes performed really well. I need more practice, haha!
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  11. B10Dave

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    Very nice pictures. Thanks for posting.
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  12. Daniel3640

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    Awesome! Love it over there! Your pics are great!
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    was just here a month & half ago from the US. so beautiful over there. saw tons of bikers on 75 coming from Christchurch to Akaroa for a Sunday ride
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    I can't take any credit for the good photos - that's all Josh! :) But thank you!
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    Yes, that is a very popular Sunday tarmac ride infamously known the "The Akaroa GP"!
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    Absolutely fantastic! When's the next trrip?
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    Probably just another short trip the weekend after this one coming. Better be good - it's my birthday that weekend! :D
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