Tiki-touring - day trips and pics in NZ

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Shaggie, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. Spurlock

    Spurlock Long timer

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  2. Shaggie

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    It sure is! It goes well with his equally immaculate 500/4 and 350/4.
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    UselessOnABike Chris McCartney

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    Awesome pics Shaggie. I did Christchurch to Omarama on a bicycle in 4 days during the Easter holidays in 2018. My plan was Christchurch to Queenstown, but me and my friend were pushing too hard without enough training and I injured my hamstring and left myself unable to walk/cycle for several days, that along with my friend getting 3 punctures on the same day (using all his spare tyre tubes) meant a call to my (ex)girlfriend to rescue us and drive us back to Christchurch haha. New Zealand has stunning scenery. I lived in Christchurch for 3 years, along with Australia for 2 years previous. Heading back out to Australia in a few months time. Lake Tekapo on a cold winter day is the most stunning thing I have ever seen, the frozen snow-capped Southern Alps along with blue skies and the cloudy water of Tekapo was just surreal. I'm no stranger to beautiful scenery (I live in Ireland), but New Zealand combines some of the most stunning landscapes in such a small country. I camped at Tasman Glacier below Mount Cook for 2 nights back in spring 2017, and despite being freezing cold (even during the day), it was genuinely a breathtaking place!

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  4. Shaggie

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    Nice to hear from you Chris! Great pics and an epic adventure!

    Cheers

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    UselessOnABike Chris McCartney

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    Would that by any chance be your son's race car on the right Shane? If so, I seen it on the Mag & Turbo Race Day back on 22 April 2018.

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    Not son’s but good family friends. My son Jackson went to school with Sam and until recently we were neighbours.

    Sam (at 18) is two time NZ RX7 champion....looking to step up to another level this coming season but I’m not sure what to.
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  7. Shaggie

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    Quick trip (in the cage :cry, but a fun cage :clap ) to home town Blenheim at the weekend to attend two funerals.

    Called in on some friends in their very cool house bus, who were enjoying the start of the whitebait season...

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    Whitebait fritters: Where you fry the fry?
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