KTM ADV Rallye: NZ’s Deepest Puddle?

1 year ago | Photos: Danny Wilkinson

Our favourite story to come out of the 2018 KTM New Zealand Adventure Rallye has to about a poor Frenchman, by the name of Maxime. Why? Well, he rode his bike into what looks to be NZ’s deepest puddle! As he put it, “I lost my bike. We had to dive to find it”, were the words described to recover a 1190 from 10-plus feet of water.
But that was just one of the many epic stories to come out of six days riding, over 1700km, by 101 KTM adventure riders, that ripped up the best tracks the Northland and Coromandel regions had to offer. Sit back, grab a beer, watch the full-length film, and be inspired to ride off-road…

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