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Day 11 South Island Tour

With the clutch on the DL1000 feeling much better after the repairs, we decided what better way to test it out than hitting Skippers Canyon (just out of Queenstown) which is the most dangerous state road in NZ, and features regularly in the top 10 most dangerous roads in the world! Not a bad way […]

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Day 9 & 10 South Island Tour

Day 9 started with a few lads getting new tyres fitted at McIver & Veitch in Dunedin. While some of us including Ken on his big Harley decided we head up Baldwin Street for a look. After waking everyone up on Baldwin street we headed back to McIvor & Veitch to meet up with the […]

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Day 8 South Island Tour

This morning we took a slightly slower start to the day. After briefing, a few of us headed out Bluff to get the quintessential Bluff / Stirling point photo – to showcase we hit the bottom of the South Island. Luckily it was early enough so we didn’t have to line up too long to […]

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South Island Tour Day 5

We started with most people making comments about the temperature, but to be fair it had dropped a little overnight. But so it should; we were heading further South and it was showing a nice 7.5 on the dash. Talk about a huge shift from 30 degrees for us Northern Waikato folk. Some headed up […]

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South Island Tour Day 4

Today was one of the bigger days about 530km with lots to see. We hit the road just after 8am. We smashed out the first 150km and decided at Franz Josef it was time for coffee. Well most of us got coffee one person took a couple of attempts but his kept arriving with lumpy […]

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Day 3 South Island Tour

Day 3 started a little slowly everyone seemed to be feeling the effects of celebrating Barry’s birthday the night before. Some of us headed up to the old Denniston mine for a look around. A very interesting place if you’re ever in the area – even the ride up to the mine was nice, taking […]

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South Island Tour Day 1

Well we have officially started our tour we are in the mainland; after an early start to get to the ferry terminal. We all made it onto the big boat with the bikes safely tied down. With lots of talk of it being a rough crossing, no one was really looking forward to it. Luckily […]

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Day Zero Hamilton to Wellington

We started off from the shop around 8am all excited for the trip ahead. Just out of Whakamaru our luck turned a little as my dash started flashing “low rear tyre pressure” I managed to nurse it to Moto SR in Taupo where Scotty & Joe repaired my tyre & gave one of the lads […]

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Suzuki Men Stamp Their Authority In Timaru

Suzuki Men Stamp Their Authority In Timaru   There was a golden Suzuki streak running through proceedings at round two of the 2019 New Zealand Superbike Championships, near Timaru, at the weekend. Suzuki stars Scotty Moir and Sloan Frost came on strong at this second round of five in the 2019 superbike nationals at the […]

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