1KC Hamilton 2017 – Is it Raining?

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Checkpoint 5 - Skyline

1KC Hamilton Start 2017 It has been just on three weeks since my failed attempt at the North Island 1600 ride due to weather and a sore rib. In that time the rib is a lot better but still giving the odd twinge when I pull stuff towards me, so I am hoping that it will not hinder this ride…. Read more »

The 1KC Rides

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Put Saturday 4 November 2017 in your ride calendars right away! This November will once again see two 1,000km Cruise rides on the same day – the 1KCs. One will start and finish in Wellington, the second will start and finish in Hamilton. The routes for each will be different, with briefing, instructions and checkpoint information sent to registered riders… Read more »

North Island 1600 2017 (NI1600)

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NI1600 2017 Route

North Island 1600 – 2017 Saturday 7th of October was the day for the 4th running of the NI1600 (North Island 1600km  in 24 hours) motorbike ride. However, the week leading up to this wasn’t good for me. The Saturday before this I went on a Jetski ride down the Patea river to the dam. It was a good ride… Read more »

North Island 1600

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Yes, the much-awaited 2017 Distance Riding Season will kick off again in Turangi this spring. This year will be our fourth 1,600km ride Keeping true to our tradition of “Surprise”, the routes won’t be named until the Friday evening prior to the starts on the Saturday immediately following. Entry forms are up ready for your completion and the provision of… Read more »

North Island 800

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Yes, the much-awaited 2017 Distance Riding Season will kick off again in Turangi this spring. Following the success of last year’s inaugural 800km event, our second one of those. Keeping true to our tradition of “Surprise”, the routes won’t be named until the Friday evening prior to the starts on the Saturday immediately following. Entry forms are up ready for… Read more »

TT2000 – 2018 It begins here

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TT2000 2018 Route

TT2000 2018 – The Planning begins (August 2017) Got the email on the 21st August saying the TT2000 site was live for the 2018 edition of the Twisting Throttle 2000km ride. I immediately went onto the site and downloaded the checkpoints in the Basecamp format and grabbed the checkpoint pdf’s. This year’s TT2000 is a bit different. It is the… Read more »

North Island 800 (NI800) – Better late than never

NI800 – Better Late than Never I decided that I wanted to do the NI800. I could not do it at the time due to doing the NI1600 which ran at the same time. I asked for the route just to buzz it off at my leisure. John sent me the route, the briefing, and an offer of a pin… Read more »

TT2000 2017- Another Awesome Event

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TT2000 2017 – Planning Stage Time for the annual TT2000 to start. The information was released on the 1st September 2016 and I grabbed everything that I could off the site. Once I got home from work I decided to load all the checkpoints into Basecamp and see what it looked like. This year everyone starts in Christchurch but you… Read more »

Northern Odyssey 2017

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Northern Odyssey 2017 Overview The northern odyssey is a ride where you cruise around the country side looking for the answers to a series of questions. You are given directions to get you close to the answer. It can be done in a single ride or multiple rides. The 2017 version has 35 questions with a bonus question for number… Read more »