Slartidbartfast does the South Island (New Zealand)
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01-19-2010, 12:37 PM
Love those blue pipes
Joined: Dec 2003
Location: Southern Louisiana or Southern England or ...
In the afternoon, I passed mile upon mile of fruit farms, all with a roadside store selling cherries, peaches, nectarines, strawberries, etc. I started to fancy a fruit snack so stopped in for a snack of most delicious apricots I have ever tasted.
The weather was near-perfect all day - Cool enough to need jacket and gloves while riding but warm enough to want to remove them when stopped. Only in the last 25Km as I approached the Catlins coast, a cold, damp wind started up and I fumbled to close the vents on my jacket as I was riding.
95 R1100GSA, 93 GTS1000, 85 R80RT, 93 DR350/435, 99 RX125, 78 DT100
January 2010 New Zealand South Island ride
Summer 2009 UK to Alps ride
Summer 2008 UK End-to-End ride
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