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  • Town/City: Tauranga
  • Bike: BMW R100GS, Ducati Mark 3 250 narrow case
Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

Great ride today, 7 bikes in total. We made it as far south as possible and as far North as we were willing to go without knowing whether there was an exit point further north.
To go any further we’d have had to go over some rocks which may not have been passable if we’d gone a lot further and found we had to come back the same way after the tide had started coming back in. That just means we’ll have to do another ride taking the road further up the peninsula and seeing if we can find any access points further up.

Those of us who actually arrived on time 😉

Karioitahi Beach

At the south end of the beach. The sandbar you can see just over the water is the top of Port Waikato Beach.

Jeff (@octopusenvy) all the way from Ahipara joined us.

Regroup by the rocks as far North as we went.

This is what happens if you get your vehicle stuck on the beach