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Welcome to Adventure Riding NZ

 

Adventure Riding NZ is New Zealand’s free Adventure Riding and Dual Sport community.

Check out our forums to ask a question, organise a ride, share pictures of your bike or a ride you’ve done, or if you just want to discuss Adventure Riding.
You can be posting in minutes by clicking on the button at the top of the page to Register/Login.

If you are new to Adventure Riding, Getting started provides some things to consider when choosing an adventure bike, accessorising your adventure bike and looking after your bike and yourself. Plus there’s also a huge Adventure Motorcycle Specs table to help you research what bike may be right for you.

We have a large collection of North and South Island tracks documented with free GPS track downloads for each track, plus there’s a community built map of every gravel road in New Zealand and a New Zealand T2B(Top 2 Bottom) route is under development which you can contribute to or download, plus there’s lots of info in our forums.
You need to be registered to access and download the track information but it’s all free.

 

Random North Island Tracks

Pillars of Hercules

Pillars of Hercules
The Pillars of Hercules are a short diversion off the North end of SH1 - the Desert Road and are so named as the Tongiriro river is squeezed through a narrow gorge reminiscent of the fabled Pillars of Hercules at the entrance to the Strait of Gilbraltar in the Mediterranean sea. Turn off SH1 onto...

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Kaipara Hills Road

Kaipara Hills Road
Kaipara Hills Road runs from the settlement of Kaipara Flats directly West of Warkworth and winds it's way across to SH16. KAIPARA HILLS ROAD Contributed by: @xdodox Track type: Gravel Road Track composition: Smooth, Loose, Undulating Slippery when wet? Yes Suitable for bikes <650cc? Beginner Suitable for bikes >650cc? Beginner River crossings? No Download the...

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Random South Island Tracks

Double Hill Run Road

Double Hill Run Road
Double Hill Run Road comes off SH77 a couple of km's South of the Rakaia Gorge bridge and runs up the western fork of the Rakaia River between the river and Mount Hutt skifield. The main track is wide and well graded and ends at a private property once you cross a small bridge. There...

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Kowai River

Kowai River
A 100 metres or so North of Harleston Road, which itself is little North of halfway between Waikuku Beach and Amberley, Ashworths Beach Road runs East off SH1 towards the water. At the end of Ashworths Beach Road, hang a sharp left and make you way along a sandy 4wd track, then you'll get to...

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