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We postponed the usual Gathering on Queen’s Birthday weekend (just as well – it was wet and full of crashes!) but then we got itchy feet – so we’re doing 4 destination runs over 4 weekends – join us there!
20th – 21st June
SNEAKY OVERNIGHTER – Oakura
Stay (20th): Oakura Beach Holiday Park
Eat / Drink: Black Sand Pizzeria and Bistro ** Important – let us know you are coming so we can confirm numbers for the table booking
23 – 26 October 2020 (Labour Weekend)
THE GATHERING REVISITED
Take advantage of the long weekend to go exploring. Originally postponed from Queen’s Birthday weekend in June, the rides have been revised to take advantage of the longer days at the end of October. We’ll confirm the location nearer the time.
You need to be on the mailing list to find out about this one. We head out on a Friday for an overnight stay somewhere in the Central / Upper North Island, then on Saturday host a Big Bonfire and BBQ! A giant pancake breakfast is laid on before heading home on Sunday. Dates and details via the newsletter only.
NO ONE HOME TOUR
Starting in Northland on Sunday morning, we’ll end up in Southland on Thursday night without using SH1 – we’re hoping to make it 4th time lucky and we’re going to make it to Takaka this time. Come along for a day, the whole week, or just for dinner – get on the mailing list for updates as the planning comes together.
This tour was planned for March 2020 but postponed due to COVID-19 – we’re deffo looking forward to it in 2021!
Take advantage of the long Queen’s Birthday weekend to go exploring the central North Island. Short days of about 300kms mean we avoid the frost at either end of the day – so expect relaxed breakfasts and casual evenings. We’ll confirm the location nearer the time.
Other stuff to check out on the annual motorbike calendar
February – Ruapuna (Christchurch) BEARS Sound of Thunder
February – Invercargill Burt Munroe Challenge Its a long way to go when you know its going to rain at least once… but what a bike bonanza!!
October – The Distance Riders North Island 1600: 1600kms in 24 hours start / finish in Turangi.
October Labour Weekend: Greymouth Street Racing
October Labour Weekend: Waimate 50 motorsport weekend.
26th December – Wanganui Street Racing on the Cemetery Circuit
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