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River crossing a watery challenge

ALEXIA JOHNSTON
Last updated 08:17 06/01/2014
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TAKING ON WATER: Taking part in the Manuherikia challenge are, from left, Chris Johns, Eoughan Bowdler and Murray Brown. The trio worked together to get through one of the deep crossings.

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It was a wet excursion for motorbike riders as they made their way from Omarama to St Bathans at the weekend via the Manuherikia track.

Eighteen riders took up the challenge, requiring them to cross deep rivers and rocky terrain over 80 kilometres.

Some bikes required repairs, while some riders had to wait for their bikes to dry out after succumbing to deep water.

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- The Timaru Herald

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