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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

*** MAY 2019 ***

26 MAY

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Allan Bridge
Hall Duty Instructions

S1a
63 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 - Burtt Rd - Cape Hill Rd - Valley Rd - Belgium Rd - Pukekohe East Rd - Bombay - Paparata Rd - Barber Rd - Hillview Rd - Ararimu Rd - Ramarama Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Waihoehoe 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
S1b
53 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Corsair Lane - Hamlin 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 - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

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

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

*** JUNE 2019 ***

02 JUN

Ride Manager:
Goldie
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Patrick Bradley
Hall Duty Instructions

W5a
74 km
Ride Map

Queen's Birthday Weekend

 

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
W5b
58 km
Ride Map

Queen's Birthday Weekend

 

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

Queen's Birthday Weekend

 

Slow
8:40am
09 JUN

Ride Manager:
Steve Deverick
Ride Manager Instructions

Long
67 km
Ride Map

All rides from Miranda Hot Springs

See full details on the Members' Page

Front Miranda Rd (northbound) - Miranda Rd - East Coast Rd - Kaiaua Rd - Miranda Rd - Back Miranda Rd - SH 25 - Front Miranda Rd
Groups to be decided on the day
9:00am
Medium
48 km
Ride Map

All rides from Miranda Hot Springs

See full details on the Members' Page

Front Miranda Rd (northbound) - Miranda Rd - East Coast Rd - Kaiaua Rd - Miranda Rd - Front Miranda Rd
Groups to be decided on the day
9:00am
Short
24 km
Ride Map

All rides from Miranda Hot Springs

See full details on the Members' Page

Front Miranda Rd (northbound) - Miranda Rd - East Coast Rd - turn at Kaiaua township - East Coast Rd (southbound) - Miranda Rd - Front Miranda Rd
Groups to be decided on the day
9:00am
16 JUN

Ride Manager:
Leon Goldwater
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Joe Embling
Hall Duty Instructions

C10a
71 km
Ride Map

 

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
C6b
56 km
Ride Map

 

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
C4b
40 km
Ride Map

 

Slow
8:40am
23 JUN

Ride Manager:
Ralph Walles
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Norm van Dyk
Hall Duty Instructions

S4a
71 km
Ride Map

 

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
S4b
53 km
Ride Map

 

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

 

Slow
8:40am
30 JUN

Ride Manager:
Mary Ingle
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Alison van Dyk
Hall Duty Instructions

S3a
61 km
Ride Map

 

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
51 km
Ride Map

 

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
F12
40 km
Ride Map

 

Slow
8:40am

*** JULY 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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