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.
So, the NI1600 for 2016 is done and dusted. That makes three NI1600’s, and two Rusty Nuts Grand Challenges. Plus, one TT2000 (2016) and one IBA BunBurner (1500 miles in 36 hours). All up that’s a minimum of 12,414 kms total. I think you could say I’m hooked with this long distance riding malarkey. My […]
The route has been revealed and it’s long and thin, and a bit hairy. On first blush it doesn’t look that long. But it is 1634km from Turangi to Cape Reinga and back, with slightly different detours on the way there and back. To top it this is the forecast rain and wind for Sunday […]
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. […]
Following on from my work making a Google Map of 24 hour petrol stations in New Zealand I thought I’d do the same for Department of Conservation campsites – only those accessible by car, 4WD or motorcycle. Some of these campsites need to be booked, especially in summer. Nearly all of them rely on payment […]
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 […]