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The Manukau Veterans Cycle Club has organised rides from the Ardmore Hall on Sundays.

Sunday Morning Club Rides:

Ride the distance you want at the pace you want...

 

 

Click here to jump down to the current Sunday Ride Programme.

 

 

START / FINISH POINT:

All rides start and finish at the Ardmore Hall unless otherwise stated.

START TIMES:

Groups of different abilities leave the Ardmore Hall at the times specified in the Ride Programme below.

DISTANCE GUIDELINES:

Long for experienced riders and include some moderate to hard climbs. Bring snack food and drink for on the ride. Allow 1 bottle of fluid per hour of riding. Bring spare tubes in case of a puncture(s). Usually 50 km to 70 km.
Medium for recreational riders and those wanting to raise their fitness level. Usually 30 km to 50 km.
Short for beginners and riders recovering from time off the bike. They are shorter rides of around 30 km to 40km.

SPEED GUIDELINES (average speed):

Slow 22 - 25 km/hr
Medium 23 - 27 km/hr
Fast 30+ km/hr

 

CLUB RIDING PROTOCOL

RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH INDIVIDUAL RIDER:

  • Preparation for a bunch ride,
  • Food and drink,
  • Able to change punctures,
  • Bike mechanical fitness,
  • Selection of group to ride with,
  • Knowledge of our bunch etiquette, (read more on bunch etiquette)
  • Being on time for their particular group departure,
  • Knowing the route they wish to ride on the day,
  • To talk to fellow riders who may not be complying to club standards,
  • Nurture any other rider who is struggling.
Click here to download full details of our club's riding protocol.

as at 02 December 2015

 

Sunday Morning Ride Programme:

You are very welcome to join our Sunday rides as a visitor for a short time (for example, 3 rides).
However, if you intend to join us regularly, we encourage you to complete a membership form and pay the $30.00 annual subscription.
Membership forms are available at the Ardmore Hall each Sunday.

The Ride Fee is $3.00 (payable at the kitchen inside the Ardmore Hall every time you ride).
The Ride Fee helps cover the cost of tea, coffee, Milo, milk and biscuits at the conclusion of each Sunday ride.

DATE
RIDE NO. & DIST.
COURSE
GROUP SPEED
START TIME

*** OCTOBER 2017 ***

15 OCT

Ride Manager:
Leon Goldwater

Hall Duty :
Ans Bloem
Hall Duty Instructions

C10a
71 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Boundary Rd - Opaheke Rd - Sutton Rd - Drury - Waihoehoe Rd - Drury Hills Rd - Ramarama Rd - Ararimu Rd - Gelling Rd - Hunua Rd - Cowan Rd - Heald Rd - Hunua Rd - Jones Rd - Garvie Rd - John Hill Rd - Sky High Rd - Monument Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Parish Line - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Med/Fast
Fast
7:50am
8:00am
8:10am
8:15am
8:20am
8:25am
8:30am
W7b
52 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Beach Rd - Hingaia Rd - Linwood Rd - Walters Rd - Blackbridge Rd - Muir Rd - Charles Rd - Lewis Rd - Muir Rd - Blackbridge Rd - SH22 - Jesmond Rd - Bremner Rd - First St - Norrie Rd - Drury Township - Great South Rd - Sutton Rd - Opaheke Rd - Boundary Rd - Hunua Rd - Settlement Rd - Kelvin Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
F8
44 km
Ride Map

Leisure Ride: Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon township - North Rd - Duders Beach - Maraetai Boat Ramp and return via Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
22 OCT

Ride Manager:
Mary Ingle

Hall Duty :
Fred Bloem
Hall Duty Instructions

S7c
110 km
Ride Map

Labour Weekend

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Boundary Rd - Opaheke Rd - Sutton Rd - Drury - Old Great South Rd - Bombay roundabout - Mill Rd - Harrisville Rd - Jericho Rd - Harrisville Rd - thru Tuakau - George St - River Rd (SH 22) - Tuakau Bridge - Onewhero Tuakau Bridge Rd - Wairamarama Onewhero Rd thru Onewhero - Kauri Rd - Hunt Rd - Highway 22 - Tuakau Bridge - River Rd to Buckland - Buckland Rd - over rail to Logan Rd - Golding Rd - Belgium Rd - Valley Rd - Cape Hill Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Burtt Rd - McPherson Rd - Great South Rd - (Drury Bypass : Victoria St - Bremner Rd - Firth St - Norrie Rd) - Great South Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Med/Fast
Fast
7:50am
8:00am
8:10am
8:15am
8:20am
8:25am
8:30am
S3b
46 km
Ride Map

Labour Weekend

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Great South Rd - Drury township - Under Motorway - McPherson Rd - Burtt Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Runciman Rd - Great South Rd - (Drury Bypass : Victoria St - Bremner Rd - Firth St - Norrie Rd) - Great South Rd - Sutton Rd - Opaheke Rd - Boundary Rd - Hunua Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
F1
32 km
Ride Map

Labour Weekend

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Corsair Lane - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Alfriston Ardmore Rd - Brookby Rd - Twilight Rd - Clevedon township - Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Parish Line Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
29 OCT

Ride Manager:
Dave Arrow-smith

Hall Duty :
Patrick Bradley
Hall Duty Instructions

S6a
84 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Beach Rd - Hingaia Rd - Linwood Rd - Walters Rd - Blackbridge Rd - Muir Rd - Stan Wright Rd - Batty Rd - Irwin Rd - Kingseat Rd - Patumahoe Rd - Attewell Rd - Upper Queen St - Ray Wright Rd - Tuakau Rd - SH 22 Buckland Rd - Logan Rd - Harrisville Rd - Pukekohe East Rd - Runciman Rd - Kern Rd - Great South Rd - (Drury Bypass : Victoria St - Bremner Rd - Firth St - Norrie Rd) - Great South Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Med/Fast
Fast
7:50am
8:00am
8:10am
8:15am
8:20am
8:25am
8:30am
E2b
49 km
Ride Map

Papakura Clevedon Rd - Tourist Rd - McNicol Rd - Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - Ness Valley Rd and return via Clevedon township - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Airfield Rd - Corsair Lane - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
F4
39 km
Ride Map

Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon township - Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - Ness Valley Rd turn off - return via Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Parish Line Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Corsair Lane - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am

*** NOVEMBER 2017 ***

05 NOV

Ride Manager:
Bill Mellow

Hall Duty :
Graham Codyre
Hall Duty Instructions

C6a
73 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Dominion Rd - Croskery Rd - Hunua Rd - Boundary Rd - Opaheke Rd - Sutton Rd - Drury - Waihoehoe Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Ramarama Rd - Ararimu Rd - Gelling Rd - Hunua Rd - White Rd - Sky High Rd - Monument Rd - Clevedon - Twilight Rd - Brookby - Alfriston Ardmore Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Med/Fast
Fast
7:50am
8:00am
8:10am
8:15am
8:20am
8:25am
8:30am
S2b
53 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Great South Rd - Drury township - Under Motorway - McPherson Rd - Burtt Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Paerata Rd - SH 22 - Karaka Rd - Blackbridge Rd - Walters Rd - Linwood Rd - Hingaia Rd - Beach Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
F3
42 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Beach Rd - Hingaia Rd - Linwood Rd - Walters Rd - Blackbridge Rd - SH 22 - (Drury Bypass : Victoria St - Bremner Rd - Firth St - Norrie Rd) - Great South Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
12 NOV

Ride Manager:
Phil Ellis

Hall Duty :
Richard Thorpe
Hall Duty Instructions

E3a
124 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ardmore School

Round the Ranges Ride - EARLY START

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Dominion Rd - Hunua Gorge - Paparimu - Happy Valley - SH2 - Mangatawhiri - Mangatangi - Kaiaua - Orere - Kawakawa Bay - McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Med/Fast
Fast
7:30am
7:40am
7:50am
7:55am
8:00am
8:05am
8:10am
 
E3b
69 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ardmore School

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Hunua Gorge - John Hill Rd - Sky High Rd - Monument Rd - Tourist Rd - McNicol Rd - Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - Kawakawa Bay Dairy and return via Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
F10
46 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ardmore School

Leisure Ride: Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Alfriston Ardmore Rd - Brookby Rd - Twilight Rd - Clevedon township - North Rd - Duders Beach and return - North Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 
19 NOV

Ride Manager:
Fred Bloem

Hall Duty :
Peter Coleman
Hall Duty Instructions

C5a
74 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Dominion Rd - Hunua Rd - Hunua Gorge - John Hill Rd - Sky High Rd - Monument Rd - Tourist Rd - McNicol Rd - Clevedon - Duders - Maraetai & return to Clevedon - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Med/Fast
Fast
7:50am
8:00am
8:10am
8:15am
8:20am
8:25am
8:30am
 
C5b
39 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Hamlin Rd - Clevedon Papakura Rd - Mullins Rd - Alfriston Ardmore Rd - Brookby Rd - Whitford Park Rd - Twilight Rd - North Rd - Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Monument Rd - Hyde Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
F2
35 km
Ride Map

Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon township - North Rd - Duders Beach and return to Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 
26 NOV

Ride Manager:
Terry Woodfield

Hall Duty :
TBA
Hall Duty Instructions

W3a
64 km
Ride Map

Round Lake Taupo Weekend

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Beach Rd - Hingaia Rd - Linwood Rd - Walters Rd - Blackbridge Rd - Muir Rd - Stan Wright Rd - Batty Rd - Irwin Rd - Kingseat Rd - SH22 - Batty Rd - Stan Wright Rd - Muir Rd - Blackbridge Rd - Walters Rd - Linwood Rd - Hingaia Rd - Beach Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Med/Fast
Fast
7:50am
8:00am
8:10am
8:15am
8:20am
8:25am
8:30am
 
W3b
45 km
Ride Map

Round Lake Taupo Weekend

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Corsair Lane - Hamlin Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Beach Rd - Hingaia Rd - Linwood Rd - Walters Rd - Blackbridge Rd - Karaka Rd (SH22) - Jesmond Rd - Bremner Rd - Firth St - Norrie Rd - Drury township - Gt South Rd - Sutton Rd - Opaheke Rd - Boundary Rd - Hunua Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
F7
44 km
Ride Map

Round Lake Taupo Weekend

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Boundary Rd - Opaheke Rd - Sutton Rd - Great South Rd - Drury township - Waihoehoe Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Drury Hills Rd - Waihoehoe Rd - Drury township - Great South Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 

*** DECEMBER 2017 ***

03 DEC

Ride Manager:
Ralph Walles

Hall Duty :
Judy Coleman
Hall Duty Instructions

Long
45 km
Ride Map

Roy Bowden Memorial Ride

All rides from Glenbrook Railway Station

Glenbrook Station Rd - Right onto Waiuku Rd - Colombo Rd - Cemetery Rd - Waiuku-Otaua Rd - Otaua Rd - Aka Aka Rd - Eastern Drain Rd - Wily Rd - turn right at Waiuku Rd, Left into Rogers Rd, Left into Patumahoe Rd, Left onto Mauku Rd, Right into Findlay Rd, Left into Bassett Rd, Right into Quinn Rd, left into Gearon Rd and follow back to the Glenbrook Station

Start
9:00am
 
Short
36 km
Ride Map

Roy Bowden Memorial Ride

All rides from Glenbrook Railway Station

Glenbrook Station Rd - Right onto Waiuku Rd - Colombo Rd - Cemetery Rd - Waiuku-Otaua Rd - Otaua Rd - Aka Aka Rd - Eastern Drain Rd - Wily Rd - Left onto Waiuku Rd - Glenbrook Station Rd - Railway Station

Start
9:00am
 
10 DEC

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell

Hall Duty :
Derek Cooke
Hall Duty Instructions

PRESIDENT'S MADISON

 

 
 

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