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Thread: Hawke's Bay Ride Outs - is anyone there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by R650R View Post
    Out for random cruise, saw tide was right at Kairakau so did Pourere to blackhead and then lunch at Porangahau.
    Awesoem day and nice cool sea breeze.....
    Nice, i went for a random cruise Thursday afternoon up into the hills forecast here was good, Taupo was good but in between it pissed down so rather than camping got home at 3am tired but a good blast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pomgolian View Post
    Nice, i went for a random cruise Thursday afternoon up into the hills forecast here was good, Taupo was good but in between it pissed down so rather than camping got home at 3am tired but a good blast.
    dodged that bullet....thanks Auckland
    ....wherezz that track go

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    eek

    You said weather looked good !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pomgolian View Post
    You said weather looked good !!
    it was great where we was
    ....wherezz that track go

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    Popped up Kaweka rd other weekend... the deadfall damage from heavy snow awhile ago has changed the views, lot more light coming thru canopy and able to see stuff down in valleys...
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    Quote Originally Posted by R650R View Post
    Popped up Kaweka rd other weekend... the deadfall damage from heavy snow awhile ago has changed the views, lot more light coming thru canopy and able to see stuff down in valleys...
    Awesome shots Raymond.
    ....wherezz that track go

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    Is there a trail ride off the Napier-Taihape Road?

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    Lawrence campsite

    Has anyone any info regarding this DOC site please?

    The online blurb says the last 500 m of the road is only accessible to 4x4, my thinking was 1x2 should cope just fine?

    I was thinking maybe second weekend in December, any takers?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Citroenjunkie View Post
    Has anyone any info regarding this DOC site please?

    The online blurb says the last 500 m of the road is only accessible to 4x4, my thinking was 1x2 should cope just fine?

    I was thinking maybe second weekend in December, any takers?
    Nothing spectacular if itís the one Iím thinking of, last 500m are a steep decent tar seal I think been a few years since I was there. As itís so steep and if itís damp or cold traction is a real issue saw a camper stuck half way up slipped off the road. The bottom has a small car park by the river and wire bridge with toilet and some areas under trees not big at all and the cars park under the trees as itís a parking area for people going bush over the bridge.

    Go have a look but there are far better spots where you wonít get disturbed by 4x4s, several along the Mohaka, Te Kutiís bridge, Minganui, lake waikaromoana, plus many more

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    Thanks Iíll keep looking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Citroenjunkie View Post
    Has anyone any info regarding this DOC site please?

    The online blurb says the last 500 m of the road is only accessible to 4x4, my thinking was 1x2 should cope just fine?

    I was thinking maybe second weekend in December, any takers?
    Havent been since cadet forces days, winter camps and unimogs..... there is camping at Kuripapango and a hut up Comet rd which is good ride and views
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    Awesome thanks

    Thanks sounds possible
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    Couple more comet hut shots. The orange shack is the hut
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