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Adventure Riding NZ is New Zealand’s free Adventure Riding and Dual Sport motorcycling 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.
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If you are new to Adventure Riding, explore things to consider when choosing an adventure bike, once you have your bike what handy extras you might want to accessorise your adventure bike with, and some tips on looking after your bike and yourself while riding. We’ve also got a huge Adventure Motorcycle Specs table to help you research what bike may be right for you.

Investigate our 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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Whangara Loop

The Whangara Loop is 20km loop made up of several joining roads halfway between Gisborne and Tolaga Bay. The loop is made up of 50% narrow single lane seal and 50% gravel as it passes through farmland, with one section bordered by cattle stops and containing free roaming cattle. Once a rally circuit, the track...

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Random South Island Tracks

Flea Bay Road

Flea Bay Road
Flea Bay Road runs off the summit of Lighthouse Road and is a 6km gravel run down to Flea Bay Marine Reserve. Over the 6km your altitude drops from 650m down to sea level. The road is steep and is usually in good condition though this could change after rough weather as the area is...

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Eyre Creek

Eyre Creek
Eyre Creek is a one way in, same way out, track made up of challenging rutted dirt track and a lot of deep and rocky river crossings. On a wet day or after recent rain Eyres Creek track would be very muddy. It's estimated to take 2-3 hours each way but we didn't make it...

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