- Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
On Saturday I jumped on the bike and headed down to the ‘Naki for a look round and do a couple of roads I hadn’t done before.
First up was Kiwi Road
I only stopped for one photo on Kiwi Road but it’s pretty narrow with steep drop offs on one side. While it had a few lumps and bumps it was a lot smoother than I had expected from seeing other peoples photo’s, maybe it’s been cleaned up a bit.
Followed by Moki Road
The loop is nicely finished up with Kaka Road. I didn’t take any pics of the road itself but did of this truck graveyard.
From Moki Road we rode down to Stratford where we went our separate ways, I headed down to Manaia to stay at a friends place.
Sunday morning I took the coast road up to New Plymouth, it was seriously windy and I had a few scary moments being blown around.
From New Plymouth it was up the main road to Awakino where I veered off onto Taumatamaire Road which I really enjoy due to it’s great views and diverse landscape.
From there it was back up the road to Hamilton. Not a full on trip but I was happy to be able to get out for 2 days given my recent health.