Carrying on from the unhappy intro: https://banditrider.blogspot.com/2023/03/not-tt2000-intro.html
After an evening spent in Geraldine, we had a simple drive over to Wanaka on Friday. As soon as there we discovered our dwelling base with Kelly and Tim simply out of city after which spent the remainder of the day cruising round Wanaka earlier than going out to dinner with our hosts. We additionally found that there was a Path trip on close to Te Anau and Tim reckoned that we should always be part of him on it.
After some fairly tough path rides on the 450 again dwelling, I used to be a bit involved about taking the WR’s with their street authorized rubber on it however Tim reckoned we would be nice and that the path rides down South had been all the time mapped out for all talent ranges. Our arms didn’t face up to the twisting…
The subsequent morning began with a reasonably first rate drive throughout the Crown Vary Street and thru to Mossburn earlier than turning off onto the Mavora Lakes street to get to the trip. We weren’t the one ones there…
There was no riders briefing (cool) and in order quickly as we had been prepared we may exit and assault considered one of two “household” loops or sort out some A loops…we determined to stay to the household loops.
And it was nice! The tracks had been fairly simple with good drip in every single place and nothing to technical or snotty. Add in some spectacular surroundings and it was an actual blast!
BTW: we weren’t the one ones on street authorized bikes carrying stinking sizzling using gear, there was one other man there on a DR650 – additionally having a ball.
I ended up doing 3 laps of one of many loops and a couple of of the opposite earlier than it was time for us to go off into Mossburn for a chilly drink earlier than the lengthy drive again to Wanaka. Spectacular day trip pushing the wee 250’s fairly arduous round a extremely superb path trip!