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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND


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The Manukau City 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

*** MARCH 2017 ***

26 MAR

Ride Manager:
Phil Ellis

Hall Duty :
Harris Hwang
Hall Duty Instructions

Italian Pursuit + Annual General Meeting

The Italian Pursuit is where groups of 5 ride the 6km short loop. At the end of each lap the front rider pulls off, so you can ride anything from 1-5 laps.

To Enter the Italian Pursuit:

Please email Club Captain Bill Mellow on longviewnz@xtra.co.nz by this Wednesday night (22nd March).

If you can assist with Marshalling, please be at the Ardmore Hall at 8.15 and see Sue Pickles.

Please bring a plate to share after the ride and before the AGM.

 

Briefing

Start

8:45am

9:00am

*** APR 2017 ***

02 APR

Ride Manager:
Ralph Walles

Hall Duty :
Mary Ingle
Hall Duty Instructions

S3a
62 km
Ride Map

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Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd- Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Great South Rd - Drury - Burtt Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Cape Hill Rd - Valley Rd - Belgium Rd - Pukekohe East Rd - Runciman Rd - Kern Rd - Gt South Rd - Ararimu Rd - Ramarama Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Waihoehoe Rd - Drury township - Gt 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
S3b
53 km
Ride Map

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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
F7
44 km
Ride Map

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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
09 APR

Ride Manager:
Leon Goldwater

Hall Duty :
Michael Jones
Hall Duty Instructions

Long
90 km
Ride Map

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All rides from Karaka Hall today

Karaka Hall - Blackbridge Rd; right into Muir Rd; ahead into Stan Wright Rd; left into Batty Rd; right into Irwin Rd; left onto Kingseat Rd; ahead into Day Rd (avoids Patumahoe); right onto Mauku Rd; right into Findlay Rd; left into Bassett Rd; right Quinn; left into Somerville Rd; left into Glenbrook Stn Rd; right onto Waiuku Rd; left into Colombo Rd; ahead into Cemetery Rd; left onto Waiuku – Otaua Rd; right into Whiriwhiri Rd; ahead into Robertson Rd; right into Thomson Rd; right into Forestry Rd; left into Hoods Landing; return to Otaua; use Otaua Rd to Aka Aka; ahead into Arrowville Rd (old dairy factory); right onto Aka Aka Rd; left onto Waiuku Rd (by Puni School); right into Rodgers Rd; Left onto Patumahoe Rd; right into Hunter Rd (by railway Xing); right onto Woodhouse rd continues into Ostrich Rd; right onto Glenbrook Rd; left into Charles Rd; right onto Lewis Rd; right onto Muir Rd; Left into Blackbridge Rd and finish at the hall.
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
Medium
63 km
Ride Map

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All rides from Karaka Hall today

Karaka Hall - Blackbridge Rd; right into Muir Rd; ahead into Stan Wright Rd; left into Batty Rd; right into Irwin Rd; left onto Kingseat Rd; ahead into Day Rd (avoids Patumahoe); right onto Mauku Rd; right into Findlay Rd; left into Bassett Rd; right Quinn; left into Somerville Rd; left into Glenbrook Stn Rd; right onto Waiuku Rd; left onto Masters Rd; ahead onto Hill Rd; left onto Eastern Drain which becomes Wily Rd; right onto Waiuku Rd; left into Rodgers Rd; Left onto Patumahoe Rd; right into Hunter Rd (by railway Xing); right onto Woodhouse rd continues into Ostrich Rd; right onto Glenbrook Rd; left into Charles Rd; right onto Lewis Rd; right onto Muir Rd; Left into Blackbridge Rd and finish at the hall.
Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
Short
47 km
Ride Map

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All rides from Karaka Hall today

Karaka Hall - Blackbridge Rd; right into Muir Rd; ahead into Stan Wright Rd; left into Batty Rd; right into Irwin Rd; ahead into Waiau Pa Rd; right into McKenzie Rd; left into Seagrove Rd; right into Wright Rd; left onto McKenzie Rd; right onto Kingseat Rd; left into Irwin Rd; left into Batty Rd; right into Stan Wright Rd, left onto Charles Rd; ahead into Laing Rd; right onto Urquhart Rd; left onto Linwood Rd; finish at the hall.
Slow
8:40am
16 APR

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell

Hall Duty :
Stuart Malcolm-
son
Hall Duty Instructions

E4a
69 km
Ride Map

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Papakura Clevedon Rd - Ardmore Quarry Rd - Creightons Rd - Tourist Rd - McNicol Rd - Kawakawa Bay - end of Coast Rd and return via McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Parish Line 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
E4b
41 km
Ride Map

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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
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
F1
38 km
Ride Map

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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
23 APR

Ride Manager:
Steve Deverick

Hall Duty :
Jim McCarthy
Hall Duty Instructions

W3a
64 km
Ride Map

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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

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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
F9
24 km
Ride Map

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Leisure Ride: Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Alfriston Ardmore Rd - Brookby Rd - Twilight Rd - Clevedon township - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Monument Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd
Slow
8:40am

 

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