Marlborough Adventure Rides

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Kokopelli, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. Te Hopo

    Te Hopo Nomad

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    Oooh yea, could always head up over Taylor Pass to start the day off, and depending on the the time we could head back over Taylor Pass, hit the twisty seal over the Dashwood for a quick return home or even head back around the Redwood Pass.

    Sooo many options :evil
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  2. Underground

    Underground unbefuckingbelievable

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    10am, that means an early start for me.
    Yeah Taylors Pass, that other way is aweful.
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  3. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Structural Failure

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    I road a Zundapp through Taylor Pass when I wert lad. Took off the mudguards to make it more of a speedway weapon, 49cc of gravel mincing step-through power (early Recluse clutch:evil). As I recall, nearly ran over a rabbit - still running over 4 legged animals to this day :lol3 You boys have fun out in the boonies!
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  4. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    See you guys at the railway station at 10.:clap
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  5. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    That's Saturday, I hope? We'll have to keep an eye on the weather.
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  6. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    Yes Saturday. Metservice says the weather is Fine with light winds. Sounds good to me
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  7. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    I'll be there 10am. Looking forward to it.
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  8. Te Hopo

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    Spent the afternoon changing out the dirty old fork oil, I went from 10w to 15w and a quick ride shows some promise with less dive without being harsh over bumps, still pretty soft though.
    I look forward to seeing how well the forks work tomorrow.

    Off for an evening ride with Taz now
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  9. Padmei

    Padmei enamoured

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    Looking good out there boys - have a good one.
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  10. ztaj

    ztaj jatz

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    Mint day here too, wish I was joining you all, it's been a while since I went up Altimarloch.
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  11. zaTTaz

    zaTTaz LOUD NOISES.

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    Looking out the window at work in envy of you lucky bastards :p Mint day.
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  12. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    Hahaha, and you guys should be envious, too. It was as stunner of a day.:clap

    Part of my watch and my license plate decided to stay somewhere up there. The track was a bit rattly.
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  13. Te Hopo

    Te Hopo Nomad

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    Hahaha did you get the text I sent?
    We were up the summit eating lunch then :clap

    It was a cracker of a day, after we all went our separate ways home I headed home around Port Underwood :evil
    Better than heading straight home along the SH1
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  14. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    Lovely ride, cheers guys.

    edit. my pics are all crap.
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  15. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    I'll put up a couple of pics, but I am too lazy to do much writing. My phone camera, was a bit overpowered by the brightness of the day, but maybe the other guys will have better ones.

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    I am not sure what they were looking at, since we already were at over 1600metres.

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    Ok, that was more than a couple, but I was really impressed with the scenery.
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  16. Pete-NZ

    Pete-NZ Long timer

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    Nice pics....
    looks like yer got a good day...

    whats next... The Tory heads ?




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  17. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    Yes, we were talking about this.
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  18. zaTTaz

    zaTTaz LOUD NOISES.

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    Can sort you a deal on a Casio or Royal London if you need a replacement man :deal

    I don't want to talk about it :cry haha

    Going home to twist some spanners now.
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  19. Pete-NZ

    Pete-NZ Long timer

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    Here yer go... a little teaser....
    Yer better take Nordie along... The track was getting
    a little over grown with gorse in places...
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  20. Phreaky Phil

    Phreaky Phil Long timer

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    Nice ride guys. Thats another one ive wanted to do for a while. I think were going to have to do a top of south ride. Next summer.
    Calling South Island guides :D

    I need to start writing all these places down :deal The list
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