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This topic contains 3 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  Hunia Rangi 9 months, 2 weeks ago.

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    • Location: Hamilton
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    Starting from the center of Murchison by the pub, Fairfax street is the only street that heads South out of town. As you follow Fairfax Street and pas
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    • Location: Waikato
    • Bike: XT660Z Tenere
    • Rank: 400cc Rider

    Was guided through here at the weekend, two of us on old Norton’s.
    A great little ride.


    Michael J Breen
    • Location:
    • Bike:
    • Rank: 400cc Rider

    The forested area closer to Springs Junction is one of the prettiest rides you’ll find anywhere. Sure, it doesn’t have vast mountain panoramas but it does have a wonderful forest with little streams every few km.

    The forest road is banked heavily but don’t be tempted to cut corners around the really tight bits; the locals use this road a lot and traffic is common.
    The more open roads at the Murchison end are OK but pretty straight and bloody dusty if there’s traffic. If you’re there in Summer you’re going to have to have a BIG gap between yourself and the next bike to avoid breathing their dust.


    Hunia Rangi
    • Location: Auckland
    • Bike: R1200 GSA
    • Rank: 80cc Rider

    Rode from south end to Murchison on way back from brass monkey. Great diversion from traffic .

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