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Home Forums TRACKS & GPS North Island tracks map Endean Road, Ngongotaha – Rotorua

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  • #4607
    Eddieb
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    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    Another one that might be worth checking out

    #5541
    Eddieb
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    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    I got an email in my inbox a few days ago from someone who I think is involved in the 4×4 community saying that Endean Road is now open, apparently it is closed over Winter/the wet season.

    Who’s going to volunteer to check it out and GPS it for the website?


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    #5602
    Sharn
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    • Bike: WR250R
    • Rank: 800cc Rider

    Im keen. Would you be over the next week sometime?

    Anyone else?

    I’d like to get into what I assume is forestry road between there and Tokaroa too…

    #5612
    Eddieb
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    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    Im off to Coromandel today for 5 days so cant do it at the moment.

    #10931
    Eddieb
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    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    Bump for this one

    Endean road is located just past the lion park up at Paradise valley, Rotorua.

    It’s very popular with the 4×4 crowd so gets pretty roughed up with big holes.

    #10935
    Brainflex
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    • Bike: CT110, Husky TE 250, DRZ250, CB500X
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    And that’s why I am waiting for it to dry out before riding it.

    #16508
    Eddieb
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    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    @brainflex there’s GPS info in this post below, or I can send you the files

    http://www.offroadexpress.kiwi/Forums/posting.php?mode=quote&f=8&p=417964

    #16509
    Brainflex
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    • Bike: CT110, Husky TE 250, DRZ250, CB500X
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    I would need to set up an account to access it there, can you email it please?

    #16510
    Eddieb
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    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    Done

    #16520
    Black Betty
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    • Bike: DR650
    • Rank: 800cc Rider

    @brainflex we could check this out next weekend if your free/
    Keen. The track should be pretty dry.

    @cottlini
    you keen?

    #16526
    Brainflex
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    • Bike: CT110, Husky TE 250, DRZ250, CB500X
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    @black-betty @cottlini The info I have is that this track is pretty rough so it’s up to you to decide if you want to try it but I’m good for Saturday, meet up at Pongakawa Valley road junction with Rotoehu Rd and ride from there? 9.30?

    #16700
    Black Betty
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    • Bike: DR650
    • Rank: 800cc Rider

    Vid courtesy of Mike Scherer, with Brainflex and Blackbetty.

    #16702
    Brainflex
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    • Bike: CT110, Husky TE 250, DRZ250, CB500X
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    The road wasn’t as bad as I expected. Holds water but most wet bits can be ridden around. Unfortunately there is a locked gate at approx 6km in, we tried to find a way around it but found more locked gates.Still a fun little ride in and out plus the seal up to it is fun.

    #16704
    Mike Scherer
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    • Bike: KTM 690 Enduro R
    • Rank: 250cc Rider

    Great little ride with Black Betty and Brianflex, no where near as bad as expected but disappointingly short…

    Black Betty got my video up for you to check it out for yourself.

    #16730
    cottlini
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    • Bike: hp2e
    • Rank: 80cc Rider

    Hey guys

    just found the link in my junk mail, bugger would have been keen.
    Looks like a great ride. Have got the new side stand parts just need to fit them then the whale is ready for some more action.

    Cheers

    Cottlini

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