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MrGPz
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PostSubject: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:54 pm

Had the day off today and tomorrow, today i did the Coromandel loop. 

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Tauranga to Waihi. Stopped at waihi to look at the slip in the opencast gold mine. Slip happened this week.

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And the old pump house

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The off to Tairua for a coffee, and on to whitianga stopping for a photo with some young Kauri trees
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Whitianga harbour
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Then off to Coromandel Town for lunch and then down the firth of Thames
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And Wilson's bay where there were a few Dolphins playing about 40 metres off shore
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Down to Thames, across the river at Kopu and down to Te Aroha, over the Kaimais and home
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Central North Island tomorrow...
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:37 pm

NICE...what a great way to spend the day!
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:52 pm

Yes nice Pics Mr GPZ.
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Bill Hagan
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:09 pm


Take more days off. If not enough personal-vacation time, surely you feel ill. Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 29, 2016 3:47 am

Nice report, thanks for posting.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:22 am

Great ride report
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:59 am

Thanks for posting. What a great countryside!!
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 29, 2016 2:37 pm

I was wondering if this thread was taking over for the "what have you done?" thread that seems to lost it's space to reply. Sad

Because I finally replaced my right valve cover gasket and started riding the GRiSO again.
Which is Ten Times sexier than the 2003 California I got!!!!

And I'm so damn glad to be back in The Land of the Riding.
I want to ride my GRiSO in New Zealand after looking at the OP
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:09 pm

Went out for a 270km ride today, 

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stopped at the Landing Cafe, Lake Tarawera, with Mount Tarawera in the background.
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Last ride for a week or two, have to get back to work and earn a crust


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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:12 pm

Very nice
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PostSubject: Re: Another Great Ride today   Another Great Ride today Icon_minitime1Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:52 pm

Tauranga - Motu - Rotorua - Tauranga yesterday
Light rain in Tauranga, good weather in the eastern bay, then heavy rain the last 80Kms From Hells Gate to Tauranga.
There has been a lot of rain everywhere, for the last couple of weeks, so, although i had good weather for a lot of the trip, the roads were still wet in patches, especially in sheltered corners. Also there were a few slips that was washing mud onto the road as well as the usual country road conditions of cow s**t, Sheep S**t, horse ... well you  get the idea. as well as the accompanying wandering stock and stock trucks and logging trucks, all in all, standard fare.
So the trip was not as quick as it may have been, but just as much concentration needed.
The tyres inspired confidence. I have the standard Metzler Roadtec Z8 that came with the bike. Not one slip on the whole trip. The temperature varied between 15'C eastern Bay and 9'C Rotorua.
Google maps suggest the trip was 413Kms, my odometer read 397Km.
I have adjusted my speedo to read correct to a GPS, so this may have affected the odometer?
The fuel consumption is suggested to be around 5.9L/100. This the best i've ever got out of it. And i 
think it may be better if I recorded the distance and fuel used properly. I am using beetle's map for standard exhaust.
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Whale Island in the background. The KTM makes my bike look small..
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