Tag Archives: West Coast Wilderness Trail

West Coast Wilderness Trail – Taramakau River to Kumara

On the bike again, just can’t wait to get on the bike again,the life I love is out riding with my friends (aka hubby) and I can’t wait to get on my bike again (thanks Willie Nelson) Well it has … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Upper Arahura Valley to Kumara

Another magical winter’s day on the West Coast – perfect for our guests Jules from Auckland and her son Max and his girlfriend Lauren from Melbourne.  They are doing a road trip, complete with bikes and skies so lots of … Continue reading

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A Pub Crawl with a Difference

The wheels on the bike go round and round, round and round, round and round. Wheels on the bike go round and round all day long…… The wheels certainly turned a lot on our latest ride or do I mean … Continue reading

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Biking with friends – West Coast Wilderness Trail

Sleeeeepppppppp………ok, so maybe it’s not that bad but definitely need some food!  Just did an awesome ride – out on the West Coast Wilderness Trail.  We’ve done it a couple of times before so I won’t bleat on too much … Continue reading

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Rain forecast for the West Coast……

Here are a few things we choose to do when the weatherman predicts rain for us here on the West Coast…….. Go for a walk up one of our numerous valleys……. Go for a mountain bike ride on one of … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail

Stephen’s phrase for today – “a day of reflection”…… New Zealand is a cyclist haven and thanks to a Government initiative more and more cycle trails are coming on-line enabling access to areas not normally available to the general public.  … Continue reading

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