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2014 Kickoff Ride

As 2014 rolled around it brought the first trip for logging new routes for the RemoteMoto website. On this trip I was accompanied by a good mate Paul, we managed to strike great weather and have a cracker trip...

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After a blast up the tarmac from Karamea to Nelson, the first taste of off road was up through the Maungatapu
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A crazy number of bees were interested in something along the shores of Maitai Dam
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On this leg our local tour guide was Nordieboy, thanks mate!
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After saying goodbye to Nordieboy it was off to Elaine Bay to camp up for the night
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Eating tea on the beach and watching the sun fall away was a great way to wind up the first day
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Next day it was off to French Pass
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Thumbs up if the scenery is freakin brilliant!
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French Pass
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Looking out over French Pass
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After French Pass we had a looksee at Bulwer which had equally magic views
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After being treated with lots of ocean vistas it was off to the Wangapeka Valley to camp for the night
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The Wangapeka running low and clear
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One of the many Blue Ducks up the valley
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Next day it was snooping around side tracks as we made our way back to Karamea
The Owen River
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The Buller River
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After a number of side roads it was returning via a favourite track of mine, the New Creek to Denniston Track
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The last crossing of the Mackley before eventually hitting tarmac and returning back to base and load the new content to the website...
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