• Gear list for the tour aotearoa

    Tour Aotearoa Gear List, and what I’d do differently

    Tour Aotearoa Gear list is always a difficult subject. What works for me, may not work for you. So this is what I’d do differently. My post ‘Tour Aotearoa Gear List‘ is a detailed list of everything I thought I’d need for my bikepacking journey. It turned out to be far from reality. I packed […]

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    May 9, 2021 By JB
  • The Cardrona Tavern on the Tour Aotearoa

    Tour Aotearoa: The Final Push

    Day 15 Our Tour Aotearoa was coming to an end. We were just 2 days away from completing it. This was the final push. We only had 360km to go. Today’s ride was from Lake Hawea to Queenstown. Just a mere 115km. But within that, we’d have the opportunity to visit plenty of cafés. And […]

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    May 7, 2021 By JB
  • 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