CAUGHT IN THE ACT

Remember that time Colin and I stumbled across a Google car? Nope? Well here ya go 'spose we knew what he/she was up to but I really...

GRAVEL GALLIVANT

Gosh darn it, there's been nowhere near enough riding this month! Between bad weather and a winter cold there's just been too many...

 
 
 

EVERYONE LOVES A WR

CUTTING LOOSE

It's safe to say that we've had some fairly unfriendly weather the last few weekends and I've been too much of a wuss to head out and...

 
 
 

MURUPARA MEANDERINGS PART 2

So after a chilly night in our chilly motel (perhaps we should have left the lights on for the extra heat) we topped up the tanks on...

MURUPARA MEANDERINGS PART 1

Last weekend was a long weekend and those are purpose designed for getting out for a decent ride. And so, we had to and now I'd better...

 
 
 

FOUR MONTHS LATER

And 6,200km mean the Tenere needs a new rear tyre. This time around something different showed up.Shinko E705Looks a wee bit different...

SUZUKI EXTREME 4WD CHALLENGE

A fair bit off topic but hey it's got Suzuki in the title...A couple of weekends ago Colin and I popped over to Turakina to check out...

 
 
 

AN OLD FAVOURITE

After missing out on a ride the previous weekend, we really needed to get a decent fix in this past Saturday. During the week Colin...

OPERATION CLAW-OUT

So, in the last blog we had been forced to leave a feral feline fending for itself somewhere in the wilds of Makairo Track. Well, we...

 
 
 

EXPEDITION MAKAIRO ROAD

Probably around a month ago there was some discussion on Adventure Rider about an old road that starts near Mangatainoka and spits...

BLING!

Woohoo!Now the wait for next years check points begins...

 
 
 

MORE BLIMMIN RUBBER!

Yeah, as it turns out even the Mouse eats tyres. The Motoz Tractionator Desert H/T that I put on for last year's Dusty Butt has turned...

PEAKING FROM THE PEAK

Saturday was ride day this past weekend and Colin's general plan was "somewhere out East with grub at Porangahau". This appeared to...

 
 
 

BUSH RIDERS TRAIL RIDE

On Sunday the Bush Riders had arranged another trail ride just out of Pahiatua and as I'd missed another ride the weekend before I...

ANZAC ANTICS

Three years ago I first met Chris as he was completing a special Anzac SS1600k on his R1 and this year he was at it again on Connie...

 
 
 

MAD TRACKS

Just a very quick TT related blog. No, not our next day's ride but a link to an animation showing various riders tracks across the...

2021 TT2000 - COMING HOME PART 2

So following a great meal at the Cardrona Pub and a night at Kelly's cool little cottage we were ready to tackle a new adventure.Kelly...

 
 
 

I HAVE A PROBLEM

Yeah, I shouldn't be let near the internet with a credit card...Over Easter my finger slipped when browsing on the GoPro online shop...

2021 TT2000 - COMING HOME PART 1

Whenever the TT is in the South Island , it is always a spectacular excuse to do a bit more poking around the mainland. This year,...

 
 
 



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