Auckland Cycle Touring Association
Bike Paths to Henderson
us that the ride he was taking us on today would be about 85% on paths
rather than roads. Sounded like fun.
We ended up doing about 50km, but it was really different, as you will see below.
Here we are on the high speed pathway sandwiched between the NW motorway and Chamberlin Park Golf Course.
This is the descent,
on one of Auckland's better cycle paths, from Unitech down to
Reflections on a
We got our caffiene
We then went off
road. This is heading alongside the Henderson Creek towards Falls Park.
We passed a sign
that said, "Path Closed." Of course we ignored it.
So we retraced our
steps (or tyre tracks) to a bridge we had seen earlier
The track became very narrow as this rear vision shot shows.
We had been told there would be some steps, but mountain bikes had
obviously been using this
little shortcut. This is decidedly not your normal ACTA activity. But it was heaps of fun.
We eventually returned to civilisation at the back of the Corban's Art Gallery.
But we had to ask ourselves,
"Is it art?"
We finally arrived back at Falls Park for a well earned lunch stop.
From here we stayed on park paths, following the Creek, until we
NW motorway bike path and headed back to Carrington. We then continued
largely off road back to our cars in Mt Roskill.