MANUKAU VETERANS CYCLE CLUB Inc.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND


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The Manukau Veterans Cycle Club organises group rides 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 Schedule.

 

 

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 40 km to 60 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 20 - 24 km/hr
Medium 23 - 27 km/hr
Fast 30+ km/hr

Please familiarise yourself with our Club Riding Protocol

Sunday Morning Ride Schedule:

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. For those over 70 years of age, the subscription fee is just $25.00.
Membership forms are available each Sunday.

The Ride Fee is $3.00 (payable 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.

 

COVID-19 UPDATE (13 Mar 2021)

Auckland is now at COVID-19 Alert Level One.

Club rides will go ahead as per the schedule below.

Please scan the MVCC-specific QR code when you sign in for the ride.

Please follow social distancing protocols, and as always, if you are not feeling well, please do not come to club, please stay at home.

 

 

As of Sun 17 Jan 2021, the Ardmore Hall is out of action due to a fire.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/123972732/fire-tears-through-community-centre-in-rural-south-auckland

Most rides will be conducted from Karaka Hall due to this unforeseen disruption.

 

*** APRIL 2021 ***

DATE
RIDE NAME & DIST.
DETAILS
GROUP SPEED
START TIME
18 APR

Ride Manager:
Norm van Dyk

Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty Instructions

LOCATION: Karaka Hall
Please note the earlier start times for this 90km ride.
Click on the Ride Map link. Road directions are part of that document.

Note: Est. Moving Time on the Strava map is only relevant if you ride at the pace of the map's creator.

Slow
Med/Slow
Med/Fast
Fast
7:30am
7:40am
7:45am
7:50am

LOCATION: Karaka Hall
Click on the Ride Map link. Road directions are part of that document.

Note: Est. Moving Time on the Strava map is only relevant if you ride at the pace of the map's creator.

Medium
8:25am

LOCATION: Karaka Hall
Click on the Ride Map link. Road directions are part of that document.

Note: Est. Moving Time on the Strava map is only relevant if you ride at the pace of the map's creator.

Slow
8:30am
25 APR

Ride Manager:
John Bicknell

Ride Manager Instructions

Hall Duty Instructions

ANZAC DAY RIDE

ANZAC Day 57km
Click on the Ride Map link. Road directions are part of that document.

Check the Members Homepage closer to this date for what you need to know.

 All
8:00am 

 

 

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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