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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...

 

 

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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

*** OCTOBER 2019 ***

20 OCT

Ride Manager:
Mary Ingle
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
TBA
Hall Duty Instructions

S3a
61 km
Ride Map
Either : Road to Taupo Stage Two 120km (early start 7:00am)
Route is detailed in the Ride Map document.

or

Long Ride S3a:
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
51 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 - 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
F12
40 km
Ride Map

Burnside Rd, Clevedon-Takanini Rd, Mullins Rd, Airfield Rd, Mill Rd, Cosgrove Rd, Clevedon Rd, Kelvin Rd, Settlement Rd, Great South Rd, Drury Township, Waihoehoe Rd, Fitzgerald Rd, At roundabout right into Quarry Rd, Great South Rd, Drury township, Settlement Rd, Opaheke Rd, Onslow Rd, Marne Rd, Clevedon Rd, Grove Rd, Walters Rd, Bruce Pulman Park, Kuaka Dr, Tarapiroe Ave, Matata Dr, Amokura Ave, Airfield Rd, Mullins Rd, Clevedon-Takanini Rd, Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am
27 OCT

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
TBA
Hall Duty Instructions

E7a
153 km
Ride Map
Labour Weekend

Route is detailed in the Ride Map document

7:00am
E6b
66 km
Ride Map
Labour Weekend

Burnside Rd - Clevedon Takanini Rd - Alfriston-Ardmore Rd - Airfield Rd - Mill Rd - Cosgrave Rd - Papakura-Clevedon Rd - Kelvin Rd - Sheehan Ave - Kelvin Rd - Settlement Rd - Hunua Rd - Paparimu Rd - Turn around at intersection with Paparata Rd - Hunua Rd - White Rd - Sky High Rd - Tourist Rd - Papakura Clevedon Rd - Burnside Rd

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

Burnside Rd, Clevedon-Takanini Rd, Mullins Rd, Airfield Rd, Mill Rd, Cosgrove Rd, Clevedon Rd, Kelvin Rd, Settlement Rd, Great South Rd, Drury Township, Waihoehoe Rd, Fitzgerald Rd, At roundabout right into Quarry Rd, Great South Rd, Drury township, Settlement Rd, Opaheke Rd, Onslow Rd, Marne Rd, Clevedon Rd, Grove Rd, Walters Rd, Bruce Pulman Park, Kuaka Dr, Tarapiroe Ave, Matata Dr, Amokura Ave, Airfield Rd, Mullins Rd, Clevedon-Takanini Rd, Burnside Rd

Slow
8:40am

*** NOVEMBER 2019 ***

03 NOV

Ride Manager:
Goldie
Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty :
TBA
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
C1b
56 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
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

 

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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