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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

Tirohanga Beach

Tirohanga Beach is a small diversion off SH35 East of Opotiki, just east of the North end of the Motu Road. Each end is a short soft track from SH 35 onto & off the beach. This should only be attempted by riders comfortable with riding in soft sand as there is no hard section...

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Waiohoki Valley Loop

Waiohoki Valley Loop
This is a nice approximately 50km loop that can either start/finish at Tiraumea/Pongaroa off Route 52. Not including Route 52, the Waiohoki Valley Loop comprises of 5 different mostly (some all) gravel roads that can be ridden year-round: Waiohoki Valley Road – mostly sweet, open gravel road with just the odd little climb/descent. It tightens...

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Random South Island Tracks

Skippers Canyon

Skippers Canyon
Skippers Road into Skippers Canyon can be a very dangerous road and demands respect and a riders utmost attention as the road is narrow with massive drop offs and no railings and blind corners with a the surface that is rough with potholes, sharp rocks, and embedded stone, all combined with lots of traffic. When...

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Edwards Valley

Edwards Valley
Edwards Valley is accessed via a locked gate from Tophouse Road/The Rainbow Road. To obtain gate access a form has to be filled out and submitted via the DOC website which details the make, model and registration details of the vehicles entering and the time period of access. Once the form is submitted the combination...

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