Featured Rideout Parau Bay Tavern

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  1. Dartplayer

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    #1 Dartplayer, Apr 19, 2024
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    Weather has been wet meaning low turnout for our scheduled rides. I booked in a full day ride and got a great response.
    The morning was scattered showers, :poop:and some of the crew had wet jeans to start, which dried quickly once we got away.:sun:
    We headed off up highway16, and could see rain clouds all around, but we’re lucky enough to stay dry :party:

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    #2 Dartplayer, Apr 19, 2024
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    After a short leg stretch and natter amongst the group, we headed up the east coast. Due to the main highway being closed for repairs after damage from major storms, thr usually quiet route was full of traffic :poop:
    Still a beautiful ride with coastal scenery

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    We met up with the Northland chapter at the Tavern and although it was busy due to school holidays, the meals were worth the wait. Weather stayed nice while we were there
    Some of the west Auckland crew took the alternate route after riding together to the closed highway
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    #3 Dartplayer, Apr 19, 2024
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    Although the rain started again on our ride home, it was only light showers. It was still busy with traffic, so we took a different route back and thus made for a good and uneventful leg home :party::cool:

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    a good 260mile/420km day with the Brynderwyn pass closed on SH1 adding an hour each way.
    I have added a stock image of the Auckland skyline to give relevance to the TRMCC Auckland Chapter card :heart:

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    @Dartplayer: Thanks again for sharing your great impressions with us. I always like your "chapter" connectedness. It must be a great experience.;)
     
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    Cheers @Markus, we have a great group who share the motorcycle bond and love of riding. Most like beer too:eek: which helps :p
     
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    Yep, nothing like motorcycles and beer to develop a bond. ;):) Thanks for sharing your day with commentary and pics, @Dartplayer. It looks like it turned out to be a mostly sunny, beautiful day. :sun:As always, I love all the WATER you are blessed with!
     
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    Thanks @Sandi T , I have been lucky enough to be away for a week riding, with fantastic weather (AGM Thread to come), so just looking in and saw your lovely comment :kissing_heart:
    I got some snaps of some of our lady riders after your enquire :p

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