• Tour Aotearoa: South Island continued…

    Day 13 The Tour Aotearoa continued from Hokitika. A lot of the trail from there to Ross is pretty darn boring. Long straights of nothingness. This allows the mind to wander. If one is not careful, it can lead to a crash or a negative feeling of when is all this going to end. Mine […]

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    May 6, 2021 By JB
  • Tour Aotearoa: The South Island

    Day 10 The Tour Aotearoa South Island adventure begins once you arrive in Picton. It’s a 3-hour ferry crossing, across the Cook Straight. Make sure you book a cabin if you’re travelling on Bluebridge Ferries, and especially if you’re travelling overnight. Saying that, if you’re lucky enough to be sitting next to the restaurant, the […]

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    May 5, 2021 By JB
  • Tour Aotearoa: Whanganui to Wellington

    Day 7 So we were once again back on the road. Velo Ronny’s had made good my bike. Although they didn’t have the correct shifter, they’d managed to put an MTB shifter onto my aero bars. This at least gave me the opportunity to change into the big ring. I can’t believe we’ve been riding […]

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    May 4, 2021 By JB