MANUKAU VETERANS CYCLE CLUB Inc.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND


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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

*** APRIL 2018 ***

22 APR

Ride Manager:
Bill Mellow
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Michael Jones
Hall Duty Instructions

W3a
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 - 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

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

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
 
29 APR

Ride Manager:
Phil Ellis
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Mary Ingle
Hall Duty Instructions

S7a
72 km
Ride Map

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 - Drury - Great South Rd - Old Great South Rd - Mill Rd - Harrisville Rd - Jericho Rd - Harrisville Rd - Buckville Rd - Logan Rd - Golding Rd - Belgium Rd - Valley Rd - Cape Hill Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Burtt 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
 
S7b
61 km
Ride Map

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 - Drury - Great South Rd - Old Great South Rd - Mill Rd - Pukekohe East Rd - Runciman Rd - Old 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
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
F6
52 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Opaheke Rd - Sutton Rd - Drury township - Gt South Rd - old Gt South Rd - turn back at motorway overbridge prior to Bombay - 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 - Hamlin Rd - Corsair Lane - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 

*** MAY 2018 ***

06 MAY

Ride Manager:
Fred Bloem
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Barney McCarthy
Hall Duty Instructions

C1a
56 km
Ride Map

Optional Whitianga weekend

See Members' Homepage for details

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
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

Optional Whitianga weekend

See Members' Homepage for details

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
 
F2
35 km
Ride Map

Optional Whitianga weekend

See Members' Homepage for details

Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon township - North Rd - Duders Beach and return to Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 
13 MAY

Ride Manager:
Terry Woodfield
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Venessa McNamara
Hall Duty Instructions

S2a
67 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 - Tuhimata Rd - Paerata - Heights Rd - Ostrich Farm Rd - Ostrich Rd - Cuff Rd - Glenbrook Rd - Batty Rd - Stan Wright Rd - Muir 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
 
S2b
53 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 township - Under Motorway - McPherson Rd - Burtt Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Paerata Rd - SH 22 - Karaka Rd - Blackbridge Rd - Walters Rd - Linwood Rd - Hingaia Rd - Beach 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
 
F4
39 km
Ride Map

Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon township - Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - Ness Valley Rd turn off - return via Clevedon Kawakawa Rd - McNicol Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Parish Line Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Corsair Lane - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 
20 MAY

Ride Manager:
Ralph Walles
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Stuart Malcolmson
Hall Duty Instructions

3-up Time Trial

 
 
27 MAY

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Bryan Miller
Hall Duty Instructions

C6a
73 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Dominion Rd - Croskery Rd - Hunua Rd - Boundary Rd - Opaheke Rd - Sutton Rd - Drury - Waihoehoe Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Ramarama Rd - Ararimu Rd - Gelling Rd - Hunua Rd - White Rd - Sky High Rd - Monument Rd - Clevedon - Twilight Rd - Brookby - Alfriston Ardmore 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
 
C4b
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 - Hunua Gorge - White Rd - Sky High Rd - Monument Rd - Hyde Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

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

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
 

*** JUNE 2018 ***

03 JUN

Ride Manager:
Steve Deverick
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Chris Miln
Hall Duty Instructions

W5a
74 km
Ride Map

Queen's Birthday 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 - 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
 
W5b
58 km
Ride Map

Queen's Birthday 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 - Muir Rd - Lewis Rd - Charles Rd - Glenbrook Rd (SH 22) - Paerata Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Burtt Rd - McPherson 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
 
F3
42 km
Ride Map

Queen's Birthday 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 - SH 22 - (Drury Bypass : Victoria St - Bremner Rd - Firth St - Norrie Rd) - Great South Rd - Settlement Rd - Marne Rd - Clevedon Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Mill Rd - Hamlin Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 
10 JUN

Ride Manager:
Leon Goldwater
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Natasha Poznanovic
Hall Duty Instructions

Long
67 km
Ride Map

All rides from Miranda Hot Pools

Front Miranda Rd (northbound) - Miranda Rd - East Coast Rd - Kaiaua Rd - Miranda Rd - Back Miranda Rd - SH 25 - Front Miranda Rd.

Bring a plate of food to share for BBQ at end of rides

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
48 km
Ride Map

All rides from Miranda Hot Pools

Front Miranda Rd (northbound) - Miranda Rd - East Coast Rd - Kaiaua Rd - Miranda Rd - Front Miranda Rd.

Bring a plate of food to share for BBQ at end of rides

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

All rides from Miranda Hot Pools

Front Miranda Rd (northbound) - Miranda Rd - East Coast Rd - turn at Kaiaua township - East Coast Rd (southbound) - Miranda Rd - Front Miranda Rd.

Bring a plate of food to share for BBQ at end of rides

Slow
8:40am
 
17 JUN

Ride Manager:
Mary Ingle
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Zlatko Poznanovic
Hall Duty Instructions

S7a
72 km
Ride Map

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 - Drury - Great South Rd - Old Great South Rd - Mill Rd - Harrisville Rd - Jericho Rd - Harrisville Rd - Buckville Rd - Logan Rd - Golding Rd - Belgium Rd - Valley Rd - Cape Hill Rd - Tuhimata Rd - Burtt 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
 
S7b
61 km
Ride Map

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 - Drury - Great South Rd - Old Great South Rd - Mill Rd - Pukekohe East Rd - Runciman Rd - Old 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
Medium
8:30am
8:40am
 
F6
52 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Opaheke Rd - Sutton Rd - Drury township - Gt South Rd - old Gt South Rd - turn back at motorway overbridge prior to Bombay - 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 - Hamlin Rd - Corsair Lane - Airfield Rd - Mullins Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
 
24 JUN

Ride Manager:
David Arrow-smith
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
Rob Rae
Hall Duty Instructions

S4a
71 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Hunua Gorge - Hunua - Gelling Rd - Ararimu Rd - Dunn Rd - Totara Rd - Paparata Rd - Barber Rd - Hillview Rd - Ararimu Rd - Ramarama Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Waihoehoe Rd - 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
 
S4b
53 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Mullins Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Gt South Rd - Drury township - Old Gt South Rd - Runciman Rd - Kern Rd - Gt South Rd - Ararimu Rd - Ramarama Rd - Fitzgerald Rd - Waihoehoe 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

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
 

 

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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