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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

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

*** SEPTEMBER 2019 ***

15 SEP

Ride Manager:
Phil Ellis
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Stephen Bell
Hall Duty Instructions

Karaka 3
85 km
Ride Map

All rides from Karaka Hall

See adjacent Ride Map link for details

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

All rides from Karaka Hall

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

All rides from Karaka Hall

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
22 SEP

Ride Manager:
Fred Bloem
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Roy Petrie
Hall Duty Instructions

Long
63 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ramarama Hall

Ararimu Rd - Dunn Rd - Totara Rd - left into Paparata Rd - ahead onto Paparimu Rd - Lyons Rd - Old SH2 (Mangatawhiri Rd) - right into Koheroa Rd - ahead onto Kellyville Rd - right after railway crossing into Pioneer Rd and underneath SH1 - left onto SH 1 - very briefly into Pokeno - left onto Pokeno Rd - right into Ridge Rd - right into Nikau Rd over SH1 - left onto Razorback Rd - ahead onto Bombay Rd - ahead onto Old Great South Rd under SH1 - right into Ararimu Rd to finish.

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
43 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ramarama Hall

Ararimu Rd - Ramarama Rd - Quarry Rd - Old Great Sth Rd - Mill Rd - Harrisville Rd - Jericho Rd - Harrisville Rd - Buckville Rd - Logan Rd to top - Harrisville Rd - left into Mill Rd - Runciman Rd - turn right into Old Great Sth Rd - up to Ararimu Rd to finish.

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
Short
27 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ramarama Hall

Ararimu Rd - Ramarama Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Drury Hills Rd - around past Gliding Club - Waihoehoe Rd - Great Sth Rd - Burtt Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Runciman Rd - right into Old Gt Sth Rd - Ararimu Rd to finish.

Slow
8:40am

Awaiting details from the Committee

 

29 SEP

Ride Manager:
Terry Woodfield
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Carrie van Dalen
Hall Duty Instructions

S7c
110 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ardmore School

 

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
48 km
Ride Map

All rides from Ardmore School

 

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

All rides from Ardmore School

 

Slow
8:40am

*** OCTOBER 2019 ***

06 OCT

Ride Manager:
TBA
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
TBA
Hall Duty Instructions

xxx
xx km
Ride Map

All rides from Te Kauwhata

 

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
xxx
xx km
Ride Map

All rides from Te Kauwhata

 

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
xxx
xx km
Ride Map

All rides from Te Kauwhata

 

Slow
8:40am

 

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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