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Archives for November 2014

Meet before Taupo Start?

If you want to catch up with the rest of the DoC crew before your start time on Taupo Morning there will be a group meeting at 6am outside McDonalds.

  • McDonalds Taupo
  • Under the Plane
  • 16 Roberts Street
  • Taupo
  • 6am Saturday 29th November 2014

Otherwise head out and enjoy your ride on the morning.

A massive thanks to all the volunteers who are helping out on the day and for all the support you provide on the day.

All the best to those taking part and we hope you enjoy the experience.

 

2014 Xmas Party

Jafakids 2014 Xmas Party

10th December

Riverhead [map]

Join us for some bike fun and games, dinner and our Awards.

Anyone who has been a Jafakid in 2014 is welcome to join us with their families. 

Meet Tjebbe and his mates who work hard to build and maintain the trails at Riverhead and who have kindly provided us access to the shed for our party.

We’ll be firing up the bbq and providing the meat but we need you to bring either a salad or dessert to share

Salad – if your surname begins with A – L

Dessert / Cake / Slice – if your surname begins with M – Z

If there are more than 2 members of your family coming, perhaps bring a salad or dessert and chips & dip or bread as well.  Please be generous, we don’t want anyone to go home hungry!

Please RSVP via the event on our facebook page or by emailing info@jafakids.com

Taupo / Huka Briefing

Department of Cycling are once again supporting its members in both Taupo Cycle Challenge and Huka Challenge this year.

  • Bottle drop for the road race
  • Post race BBQ and refreshments for both races
  • Designated area and Marquee on the green for post race recovery.

All of these require a ticket on the day so must be pre-paid.

  • Bottle drop $20 for members and $30 for non-members
  • BBQ and refreshments $20 for members and $30 for non-members

NOTE: MUST BE PRE-PAID

You will also have the opportunity to pay for your next years membership and pick up some kit on the night.  Eftpos will be available for payment on the night.

If you are unable to make it on the night please get in touch with Catherine or Clint.

We are also looking for volunteers for the bottle drop and BBQ afterwards.  If you are available and keen please get in touch with Clint.  Number and email above.

Check out the Facebook Event here for latest updates.

Weekend Rides w/e 23rd November 2014

Saturday

Long Ride

Ride leader: Announced on the morning

35km short ride

Normal Course

Ride Leader:

Sunday

Long Ride

AvantiPlus Waitakere Rec Ride 52km

Last week before Taupo make sure there are periods of race pace in this ride.

Race pace phase 1:  From first hill climb on Old North Road through to Highway 16.

Re-group with your bunch.

Race pace Phase 2: From the start of Awa Road all the way home.

There are no set Ride leaders for the bunches on Sunday. Please check out our “Road to Taupo” post to see the reasoning behind the rides planned up until Taupo.

 

Weekend Rides w/e 16th November 2014

Saturday

Long Ride

Saturday Long Ride D: 45.98kmRide leader:- Announced on day

35km short ride
Ride leader: Lex Parker

Sunday

Long Ride

There are no set Ride leaders for the bunches on Sunday. Please check out our “Road to Taupo” post to see the reasoning behind the rides planned up until Taupo.
Short Ride

If you would prefer a shorter ride there will be a group doing Rec Ride Course A