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    Eddiek
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    Got the old 1990 XT600 through the 42nd traverse on Friday left New Plymouth at 05:30 tured of at Ahititi to Ohura then Taumaruni from there to Kapoors road went through relitively good heap of fun back to Taumaruni turned right just past the hospital Kururau Rd to Ohura to waitewhena out to Totoro comes out at top of Mahoenui hill back to NP vary good run great day ride all day back home about 18:30

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    harrywatson
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    • Location: Wairarapa
    • Bike: DR650
    • Rank: 125cc Rider

    Can you send us a picture of your bike? Sounds like you had a nice ride.

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    Eddiek
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    Hi Harry
    I am having problems up loading pictures just look at my profile it shows my bikes that I own

    #16303

    Addo007
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    • Location: Taradise
    • Bike: Dr650se
    • Rank: 400cc Rider

    Sounds like an awesome route, I really like the Waitaanga Rd to Ohura. I’m always keen to get out for a ride, sing out if you ever want company.

    <cite>@eddiek said:</cite>
    Hi Harry
    I am having problems up loading pictures just look at my profile it shows my bikes that I own

    #16304

    Eddiek
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    Doing the Raglan run up and down plus other roads if you keen leaving NP early This Friday

    #16351

    Eddiek
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    Went out on the XT Saturday instead of Friday as planed left New Plymouth at 03:45 am to Raglan got there about 08:00ish. We had a couple of problems on way had a wire short out from wear blow the main fuse had no power to bike at all lot to be said about tools, elec tape and cable ties taped up the a finding wire and joined the wires of the fuse to gather till I got to Te Kuiti and put new fuse in and grabbed spars just in case the bike is 26 years old had no other problems for rest of day.
    After we stopped in Raglan for coffee we cought up with some other blokes from Tauranga
    And we left there to had back to NP down the Whaanga Rd, Whaanga Rd, Temata Rd, Te Papatapu Rd, on to the Kawhia Rd on to the to the Taharoa Rd out to the Iron sands then back out to Marokopa Rd to Marokopa for coffee from there to Awakino garage for fuel.
    Back Manganui Rd to Taumatamaire Rd on to stat highway 3 to Totoro Rd To Aria then to Ohura picked up bloke from Hamilton from there to Whangamomona highway 43 Stop for refreshments. Leave their to Junction Rd, Tarata Rd Inglewood back to mine place for late barbecue and some drinks as the others had to ride home on Sunday great ride longe day there was 6 of us on the ride my self and 1 other did about 750Km

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    Eddiek
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    Photo of my bike striped down for check over after ride to make sure all of the wires are OK for the next ride

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    Eddiek
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    Hi Harry
    Have sorted photos of my 1990 XT 600

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    harrywatson
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    • Location: Wairarapa
    • Bike: DR650
    • Rank: 125cc Rider

    Looks like a nice ride on a nice bike!

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