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Motorcycle Paradise

Good motorcycle roads- Tweed Valley, Nunderi.




First ride today since my tour. Forecast was morning showers clearing, well it was not raining in the morning thankfully to cancel the ride however the rain clouds circled the Gold Coast and northern NSW mountains all day and my ride partner and I had to alter our ride plans accordingly to avoid getting wet. Good thing we have developed some reasonable skills on reading the clouds and have a good feel for what the weather will do more or less.


Here is a place and road I am sure not too many people will know about. Nunderi, east of Murwillumbah. This is a first ride report so I am going to add to this post a bit more soon on nearby roads and extra photos.

One possible route to enjoy this road is from Murwillumbah head to Mooball - the town on the Tweed Valley way with the cow theme ('moo' ball) and pub that is very popular with HD clubs. (why not enjoy the ride there via Stokers Siding as well as the magical Burrinbah Range)


Now turn on to Pottsville Rd at Mooball and ride this over the highway (overpass) and enjoy some curves and nice view of ocean before coming to T junction , turn left and join the highway north for a short way then exit on Clothiers Creek Rd. This is a lovely ride over a small ridge that has some nice views over the valley and many nice curves. There is a quaint small rural community of Nunderi that you will pass by and return to the Tweed Valley way near Condong.
This ride isnt one road really but a couple strung together, as a way to ride over the Clothiers creek road. Give me some time and I shall explore this area some more and maybe add some variation to this. (Update. Extra photos and new routes are here)


Above: You won't need to check signs unless you leave the road to explore.Below: Interesting views to be had.

Now you can either go to Tumbulgum and perhaps ride Terranora and Hogans rd then Currumbin or Numminbah valley. Or back to Murwillumbah and south or via Tyalgum - then on to whatever other roads, the choices are endless.

Tweed river, Tumbulgum. Good food and coffee a plenty.Watch the ski boats go by.

Thats the beauty of this area and why I think it is a motorcycle paradise and indeed named this site the same. There is so many good roads and things to see and endless places to stop for a coffee or pub lunch. I understand the new riders and the Mt G scene, been at that point myself long time ago, but for the experienced riders that have moved on please do consider visiting these parts. I rarely ride the 1/2 dozen northside roads that everyone seems to ride over and over, despite my living in the CBD and thus being close to them. Their not a bad ride occasionally but there is so much more, much of which is better, to be enjoyed elsewhere.

Don't have a same view on there not being anywhere good to ride - get out there! :-)

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