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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...

 

 

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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

Please familiarise yourself with our Club Riding Protocol

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

*** NOVEMBER 2018 ***

11 NOV

Ride Manager:
Fred Bloem
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Mathew James
Hall Duty Instructions

E6a
135 km
Ride Map

New Course

Start at Ardmore School - Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Alfriston Ardmore Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Papakura-Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Lockwood Rd - Hunua Rd - Paparimu Rd - Lyons Rd - Mangatawhiri Rd - Mangatangi Rd - Miranda Rd - E Coast Rd - Kaiaua Rd - Mangatangi Rd - Mangatawhiri Rd - Lyons Rd - Paparimu Rd - White Rd - John Hill Rd - Tourish Rd - Papakura-Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd

SLOW
Med/Slow
Med/Med
Med/Fast
Fast
6:45am
7:00am
7:15am
7:30am
7:45am
E6b
66 km
Ride Map

New Course

Start at Ardmore School - Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Alfriston-Ardmore Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Papakura-Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Sheehan Ave - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Paparimu Rd - Turn around at intersection with Paparata Rd - Hunua Rd - White Rd - Sky High Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd

Medium
8:00am
E4b
41 km
Ride Map

Papakura Clevedon Rd - Ardmore Quarry Rd - Creightons Rd - Tourist Rd - McNicol Rd - Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - Ness Valley Rd turn-off and return via McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Monument Rd - Hyde Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:15am
18 NOV

Ride Manager:
Mary Ingle
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Norm Van Dyk
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
C1a
56 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 - White Rd - Sky High Rd - Monument Rd - Tourist Rd - McNicol Rd - Clevedon - Twilight Rd - Brookby Rd - Alfriston Ardmore Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
F13
34 km
Ride Map

Leisure Ride: Burnside Rd, Clevedon-Takanini Rd, Mullins Rd, Airfield Rd, Mill Rd, Cosgrove Rd, Clevedon Rd, Kelvin Rd, Settlement Rd, Beach Rd, Hingaia Rd, left into Hinau Rd, Wawatai Dr, Kuhanui Dr, Right into Hingaia Rd, Left into Pararekau Rd, Left into Capriana Dr, Right into Milano Boulevard, Left into Harbourside Dr, Left into Hingaia Rd, Beach Rd, Settlement Rd, Kelvin Rd, Right into Clevedon Rd, Keri Hill, Papakura-Clevedon Rd, Grove Rd, Walters Rd, Bruce Pulman Park, Kuaka Dr, Tarapiroe Ave, Matata Dr, Amokura Ave, Airfield Rd, Mullins Rd, Clevedon-Takanini Rd, Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
25 NOV

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
John Harvie
Hall Duty Instructions

W3a
64 km
Ride Map

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 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

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 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

Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 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 2018 ***

02 DEC

Ride Manager:
Ralph Walles
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Gordon Jones
Hall Duty Instructions

Long
45 km
Ride Map

Roy Bowden Memorial Ride (Glenbrook Railway)

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

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
Short
36 km
Ride Map

Roy Bowden Memorial Ride (Glenbrook Railway)

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

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
09 DEC

Ride Manager:
Zlatko (Goldie) Poznanovic
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Alison Van Dyk
Hall Duty Instructions

PRESIDENT'S MADISON

Details to be confirmed.

Christmas Dinner @ The Blacksmith, Takanini tonight

 
 

SUMMER HOLIDAYS

See you in 2019

 

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

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