Sunday, 30 September 2012

Neil and The Cider Shed September 2012

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   30th September 2012


This Sunday 07th October 2012 - Neil will lead us out to "The Cider Shed" via the many gravel roads that this area has on offer

It has been quite some time since we paid "Cath" a visit at "The Cider Shed", so our Ride Group member "Neil" has opted to lead us on a
journey that will take us over the many gravel roads that invariably lead towards SH1 and "The Cider Shed."  We will meet at 9:30am BP Kumeu and we will enjoy the many gravel roads that run past RiverHead and much more that this area has on offer.  For our smaller cc bikes in attendance we will refuel at "GAS Service Station" around the Waitoki area.  This is a free ride for our Ride Group Members.  Non Members are welcome but will incur a Ride Fee.

East Cape/Motu Adventure Ride weekend October 20th - 22nd
WE are very shortly looking to close-off our entries for this Adventure weekend, as we are nearing FULL to capacity.  We could not have envisaged that this adventure could have proven to be so very popular, so we have reserved this Labour Weekend slot again next year for another visit to this area.  We have been looking closely over the last couple of weeks, and it is clear that there is a wealth of untapped terrain to be explored here.  We are currently organising your individual accommodation for those of you who have now paid your deposits which confirms your booking with us.  We have looked to house you all comfortably.  For our next visit here, we will plan to book many more accommodation spaces.  Our NGARNZ policy has always been to attempt to accommodate all of our valued members.  If you book ahead of time with us we will also look to provide you with your choice of accommodation also.
 We now have available "overflow" accommodation and can now look to house a few more of our riders

NEW to hand - Saturday December the 13th - 42nd Traverse/Fishers Track/Tongariro and Much More

We have something "special" for our Ride Group members here that will conclude the end of what has been a "FULLY-packed Ride Calendar" for our first year for NGARNZ.  Our Xmas break-up ride - we are planning an Adventure TOUR of Tongariro National Park and what this area has on offer, along with much more.  We look to combine forces with many Adventure Riders living in and around this area for our weekend.  If you wish to RIDE the Traverse, and carry that "Emblem of Honour" around with you - "YES, I have TRAVERSED it", then this will be unmissable.  The 42nd Traverse is what some consider as a "HIGHLIGHT" in any adventure, so we will be conducting this, and we will look to get you "ALL" through if you wish to participate.

What Is On The Horizon for the 2013 year?  We look to make the most out of our long weekends to enable us to take in what these areas have on offer:

Our "NEW" Season begins February 2013 - NEW Membership Forms will be on hand along with NEW Membership Cards that FIT into our wallets.  This is currently being redesigned  and will be available for the NEXT season for our Adventure riders.
Sadly, we farewell a Ride Member "Gordon" who leaves us to live "ACROSS the DITCH".   Some of you may have come to know "Gordon" and the KTM Enduro R, that has followed us around on our adventures.

  Gordon will now be selling "That Pride of Joy"   The KTM 690R   If you might be interested, or if you know of anyone looking for a meticulously maintained 2011 KTM Enduro R, please contact me and I will forward your interest through to Gordon.

List of fitted accessories:
Akropovic slip-on muffler with appropriate fuel maps installed
Uni air filter
Scotts Steering Damper plus optional large knob plus Link Arm Puller
service tool (less $500 if you don't want the damper)
Flatland Racing skid plate
Touratech luggage rack
Touratech tailbag
Cycra CRM hand guards
KTM rim sticker kit
LED indicators with flash relay

From Rally Raid UK:
Side Stand Foot Extension
Billet Sprocket Guard
690 Radiator Protector
Lower Tank Mount Kit
Subrame Tank Mounting Bolts

Asking price: $14 500

*****FOR  HIRE*****
Yamaha XT250cc
We have had many queries just recently with regards to the possibility of a dual-purpose adv bike being available for HIRE for those wishing to sample one of our ADV rides.  This bike is a most competant adventure bike both on and off road.  It just so happens that we now have this bike available for those wishing to SAMPLE our rides or just wishing to attend a day with us.  This bike is only available for hire to attend NGARNZ rides.   If you have any queries please contact for further details:

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