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The bikes are off

The date for collecting the bikes was suddenly brought forward from Monday to the previous Friday, so that meant we had to crate them up on Thursday night.   Harley crates suited our bikes well.  Just needed to remove the screen and drop the handlebars.  Plenty of room for the panniers to fit in by […]

Countdown – 9 weeks until we go

Full service on bikes – tick.   Thanks to the team at Yamaha Central on the North Shore for doing a great job. Everything has been checked and changed as needed. The team also gave Charlie some good tips on roadside maintenance – thanks guys.   Insurance – tick.   We have used Motorcycle Express based […]

Test Run

South Island, New Zealand is one of  THE best places to ride a motorbike with great roads and even better scenery so we decided to have a test run with all our gear over the Christmas holidays.  We love riding in the South Island and any excuse is a good one. On the way down […]