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Moki rd is an awesome loop
Sent an email Ed, pretty sure these are actually Kiwi rd sorry
If thats the Moki Rd in Taranaki,… I rode it last year, awesome! Comes off the Forgotten World Highway just after Whangamomona , which in itself is one of the best motorcycling roads I’ve ridden. 🙂
Yep, used this for mountain biking, to track the trails and then upload for the NZOGPS mappers. You can’t route with OruxMaps (currently anyway) but you can locate yourself on the map, track your movements and I believe you can upload and view tracks (haven’t done that yet).
among my favourite roads – especially when coupled with Moki Road and out to Urenui – great photo above – road suitable for large adventure bikes even for riders of only modest skill IMO 🙂
Camilla Sanson….soon I think…Should have done it last time !!
Camilla Sanson I have to do this 🙂
Make sure you do all the other tunnels too…
Yes, Taranaki has some gems.
Oh I will Andrew!!
Check the weather forecast and the river flows on the Buller District website before you go . The Mackley River is not to be underestimated !!
What a vista friggin lucky
There is a more ‘adventurous’ way to get in that does not incur an access fee.
And the access fee is a contentious issue for the locals as well as it’s a paper road or some such.Read more on AdventureRidingNZ.co.nz
Nice little ride.
24 gates, know every one of them
Nice ride indeed, unless it is 30 degrees like when I did it. Sweated so bad I wanted to ride in shorts.
It’s a good ride. Might get time this weekend to go through it
It’s a nice wee run is that. Did it on the Dusty Butt.
A few KM’s north of there is the Cluden Basin which crosses the same ranges. Both are great… all Otago is great!
Dr Reprazent…yellow frame even….ooosh O.G waaat
Whats the deal with the gate and sign saying it closes at 5:30 on the Nelson side? I’ve been over a few times at night but usually just to the gate closer to the lake and then back home to Picton so didn’t even notice itRead more on AdventureRidingNZ.co.nz
Wasn’t locked when we went thru it early May. I closed it for this photo. I don’t think you’d get a bigger bike under or around it.
I’ve never seen that gate locked. Has anyone?
They wouldn’t spend all that money on it to not ‘use’ it though. Maybe they’ll lock it for part of winter, who knows.
I just hope the one at the bottom is open when I quietly fang through after 6 tonight XD
Sure you can ride past the 5PM gate. I remember thinking that it would be easy enough last time I went past it.Read more on AdventureRidingNZ.co.nz
I am surprised that they didn’t have sort of mechanism for holding it open, i.e. it could be closed by some oik like myself.
That would make sense.
I hope so but chances of getting moist are pretty high! Hope the Roller Derby and beers are worth it haha
It’s getting to be a fcukin long “temporary closure”…
Holey crap, have they replaced that steel wire with that thing?
Posted by Nelson City Council on 27 October 2009
Following the weekend tragedy along the Maungatapu Track, Council is temporarily closing the through road (Nelson-Pelorous) to all traffic to assess damage caused to the Read more on AdventureRidingNZ.co.nz
Yeah bottom gate is easy as to get around. Bit moist.
That looks like the top of the hill though?
Yes, There are 2 gates. That one at the top that is unlocked and another by the turn off below the caretakers house. This is closed at 5pm.
Top one was wedged wide open, fresh 4×4 tracks. Ended up coming back over just before 2. Other than being slippery on the wet rock she’s still an easy 3, and spooky as hell that time of night haha.Read more on AdventureRidingNZ.co.nz
hahaha awesome hard to get the concept of height but it must be puckering :/
I’ve downloaded the Map as you describe and select it so it is displaying my area of Christchurch. Having never used a GPS – what do I do now? I have downloaded the manual but it doesn’t seem to tell me a lot of what to do but describes things I know nothing asbout in a long selection of jargon words. regards George
What software are you using, Mapsource or Basecamp?
There should be a line on the map showing where you went.
Did you do this yesterday Edward?
No, a few days ago. Yesterday was Old Mountain Road
Michael J Breen and Sharn Amon might be interested in this one.
Definitely. Sue and I also want to mountain bike the Pureora
Yea looks interesting. Maybe we could take ropes for the DR’s? ???? Uncle Sharn will tow ya Jake
Excellent product,, fitted perfectly,, took a pounding!
I bought one and I 100% recommend it. Strong construction and it fitted perfectly. It gives good wrap around protection for the front sides of the engine.