- Town/City: Hamilton
- Bike: Yam XT250, DR650, Bonny 900, MG-V7
Took Kaiwara road to Hanmer as Molesworth was closed due to fire risk. Everywhere dry and brown.
Left SH1 at Spotswood (having come Inland Road and then Leader Raod) and followed Featherstone, then Eggleston. Both are very easy rides, being wide and well maintained with fairly fine gravel, winding over hills and valleys with nice views towards the junction with Kaiwara Rd.
Kaiwara itself is narrower and more rocky in places, with lots of stock on the road. Some pretty valleys and great views from the tops at the northern side, although with very strong wind on the day.