There’s a group of old mates and “hangers on” that do a motorcycle jaunt around the country each November. This last November was our fifth outing. The rides have been mainly in the South Island – that island allows for longer distances and more spectacular and empty scenery. For the 2016 southern jaunt we came up with […]
Here’s the video of the Super Thou – riding 1,000km in less than 14 hours. Video by me, shot on a GoPro Hero 4 Black – edited on iMovie, music edited on Audacity, graphics and animation done in Photoshop. Music is an edit of Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile – The Goat […]
I’ve had two long rides only one month apart. First, the North Island 1600 (1,600 kms in less than 24 hours) and now, the Super Thou (1,000km in 14 hours). Super Thou sounds easy, right? I worked out I needed a moving average of 71.5 kph which is 4.5km faster per hour than the NI1600. […]
I spent a bit of time taking the bad footage that I had from a mis-aligned GoPro and turned it into a video! Enjoy. You can read the ride report here.
This weekend sees me head off on my fifth North Island 1600km ride – that’s 1600km in less than 24 hours. The ride is organised by the Distance Riders group. It starts in Turangi at 1.00pm on Saturday 8 October, and ends in Turangi at 1.00pm on Sunday 9 October. The weather is looking rubbish. […]
For all the endurance riders out there who ride through the night and are looking for petrol when the rest of the country is asleep – here’s the solution for you! I’ve spent the last week trawling through oil company websites to find all the addresses of 24 hour fuel pumps that are available for […]