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Offline Kickaha

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Ride around the bays
« on: 28.12. 2019 07:58 »
Just a short 269km day trip round some of Banks Peninsula, taking in some of the bays
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Re: Ride around the bays
« Reply #1 on: 28.12. 2019 10:09 »
Pic 5 the gravels getting quite deep  ;)
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Re: Ride around the bays
« Reply #2 on: 28.12. 2019 10:27 »
I am so envious!

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Re: Ride around the bays
« Reply #3 on: 28.12. 2019 13:04 »
Ahhh, does not make me feel bad at all, am vastly prefering 3deg c, rain, wind and fog   :-\

Seriously, thanks for posting, lovely pictures.



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Re: Ride around the bays
« Reply #4 on: 28.12. 2019 19:41 »
Thanks for the pix. I'll bet that was an interesting ride in that deep gravel!
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Re: Ride around the bays
« Reply #5 on: 28.12. 2019 22:59 »
Thanks for the pix. I'll bet that was an interesting ride in that deep gravel!

Pic 5 the gravels getting quite deep  ;)

The gravel was about a 100m stretch that can be seen in pic 6 after the causeway bridge, I didn't carry enough speed into it and got about 50m before stopping, lifted it out, got it running and ran the last 50m beside the bike, totally rooted when I got to the hardpack
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