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Offline RGardner

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One of the World's Greatest Rides
« on: March 25, 2016, 08:21:14 AM »
These roads would have to be rated up there amongst the world’s greatest motorcycle rides.

I’ve been involved with Mike Hyde’s TT 2000 long distance motorcycle event (www.TT2000.org) for some years. This year between being at the start and finish lines I did the Three Passes – The Lindus Pass, Arthurs Pass and The Lewis Pass. Sorry I didn't stop for more photos…


About 3,000 km over a long weekend


The 2016 TT2000 starters at Picton (There was another concurrent start in Dunedin)


Not exactly the go-fast brigade!


See you in Christchurch in 24 hours.


Dawn at the historic church on Lake Tekapo


Bluff – About as far south as you can go without getting rusty


Stirling Point is the end of the road at Bluff


Bluff was not without its nautical casualties over the years


Full moon camping at Omarama


Me and the team checking in the TT2000 finishers back in Christchurch


Had to get a shot of the NZ OzSTOC flag at the finish line


Rest area in the Lewis Pass – Absolutely stunning riding!


Wee stop


Things you see along the way - Who’d a thought Swiss tourist’s travel with their fold-up Alp Horns?!



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Re: One of the World's Greatest Rides
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2016, 09:37:57 AM »
Great RR and photos mate, thanks for sharing :hatwave :thumbsup
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Re: One of the World's Greatest Rides
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2016, 04:14:54 PM »
Nice.
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Re: One of the World's Greatest Rides
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2016, 10:19:13 PM »
Hi Rob, Yes you are right its great place to ride. Will be over in oct for wedding so will catch up with you. Have just this week been able to get my helmet on again as had op early Jan, all okay now. See you then, Denis.
 

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Re: One of the World's Greatest Rides
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2016, 07:02:13 AM »
Excellent!! like the idea of that rally.  Thanks for posting up the photos and report  :thumbs
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Re: One of the World's Greatest Rides
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2016, 07:14:22 AM »
 :thumbsup  :thumbsup
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