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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

*** AUGUST 2018 ***

05 AUG

Ride Manager:
Steve Deverick
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Simon Dykes
Hall Duty Instructions

W5a
74 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 - Gun Club Rd - Heights Rd - Paerata township - Tuhimata Rd - Runciman 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
 
W4a
64 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 - Lewis Rd - Charles Rd - SH22 - Ostrich Rd - Ostrich Farm Rd - Heights Rd - Paerata - Tuhimata Rd - Burtt 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 - Croskery Rd - Dominion Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
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
8:40am
 
12 AUG

Ride Manager:
Leon Goldwater
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Ian Rowe
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
 
C1b
42 km
Ride Map

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

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
C2b
39 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 - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 
19 AUG

Ride Manager:
Bill Mellow
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Stephen Bell
Hall Duty Instructions

Long
90 km
Ride Map

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
 
Med
63 km
Ride Map

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

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
 
26 AUG

Ride Manager:
Fred Bloem
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
John Harvie
Hall Duty Instructions

W5a
xx 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
 
W5b
xx km
Ride Map

 

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

 

Slow
8:40am
 

*** SEPTEMBER 2018 ***

02 SEP

Ride Manager:
Mary Ingle
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Allan Harrison
Hall Duty Instructions

S1a
xx 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
 
S1b
xx km
Ride Map

 

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

 

Slow
8:40am
 
09 SEP

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Richard Thorp
Hall Duty Instructions

C1a
xx 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
 
C1b
xx km
Ride Map

 

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

 

Slow
8:40am
 
16 SEP

Ride Manager:
Ralph Walles
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Chris Williams
Hall Duty Instructions

S4a
xx 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
xx km
Ride Map

 

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
F9
xx km
Ride Map

 

Slow
8:40am
 
23 SEP

Ride Manager:
Goldie
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
TBA
Hall Duty Instructions

HILLY TIME TRIAL

 
 
30 SEP

Ride Manager:
Phil Ellis
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Jeanette Harvie
Hall Duty Instructions

S7c
xx 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
 
S7b
xx km
Ride Map

 

Slow
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
C5b
xx km
Ride Map

 

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.

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