New Zealand pics. Let's see 'em!

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Baldy, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. glitch_oz

    glitch_oz Long timer

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    Oh, them Kiwi gravel roads.... aye? :-)
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  2. nevgriff64

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    I was down there about a Month ago - tried to get excited by it but it’s really nothing on what you have in NZ.

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  3. wairau

    wairau get in behind!

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    i hear that mate. down there 3 or 4 times, ticked that box.
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  4. wairau

    wairau get in behind!

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    it's the whole grass is greener on the other side of the fence for me nev :thumb

    i'm captivated with the vastness and loneliness of weeks of solo outback travel. hard to do that here.
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  5. glitch_oz

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    Yup...not much riding fun left there nowadays with all the speed limits and endless "sheep-carriers" (tourist coaches), it's now a mid-week tick-box thing.
    Still some good riding in the hills in the back, but better stuff somewhere else.
    As for the big, open spaces of Oz...do a few trips and that starts to wear thin, too.
    There's just not enough to keep the brain and soul stimulated (at least for some).
    NZ has just the right mix for me of "being away from it all" and "being on your toes" to not grow sleepy and slack.
    Plus a lot less stupid "nanny"-crap, which is slowly killing the place here.
  6. Whale Rider

    Whale Rider Been here awhile

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    Couple of Pic's from yesterdays ride on new roads to me, just north of Cheltenham
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    Great flowing freshly graded (came across the grader on the road) roads so nice when I got to the end just had to turn around and do it all again.
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  7. glitch_oz

    glitch_oz Long timer

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    Life's a bitch, aye? :-)
    Yo, some great riding in that wedge between the SH1 and Pohangina.
    From memory, there's fuel in Kimbolton, too.
  8. MrKiwi

    MrKiwi backwards & upsidedown Super Supporter

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    fun area through there and the back roads behind Hunterville
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  9. Daniel3640

    Daniel3640 Moto_Dans

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    Not much riding happening here been a lot of rain recently and bloody freezing!

    Here are a few pics of a hike we did few weekends ago. Part of the Mt Somers track

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  10. Shaggie

    Shaggie Unseen University Supporter

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    Whitebaiting season is upon us

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  11. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    Sadly creeping in here. 20-odd years ago when I moved over, it was a refreshing change from the proliferation of low speed limits and double centrelines infesting many interesting roads in NSW. They're in the process of implementing a rash of that stuff here now, with a big national project to pull speed limits down. Lowest common denominator rules.
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  12. glitch_oz

    glitch_oz Long timer

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    Sad to hear...but there's still places and times like that to make the heart sing:



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    Early morning at Mt. Hutt

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  13. Manakau.KTM

    Manakau.KTM Been here awhile

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    Top dam Mangahao Power Station, Shannon, this arvo.
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  14. Box'a'bits

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    That's the fullest I've ever seen it...
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  15. glitch_oz

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    Oh man, the colours in that 2. pic....schlobber!!
    And making the bike an "accessory" rather than the main item :thumb
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  16. Jeff Sichoe

    Jeff Sichoe ruddy bastard

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  17. Night Falcon

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    A little less water in it a couple of months ago
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  18. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    Lake Rotoiti, St Arnaud:

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    Kerr's Hill, on the way to the lake:

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    Brilliant winter day last Sunday! :thumb
  19. KiwiPewe

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    Maungatapu on Friday:
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  20. Daniel3640

    Daniel3640 Moto_Dans

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    Lake Camp Last night

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