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Weekend Rides w/e Sunday 5th July – HILL CLIMB 3


Long Ride

Saturday long ride B

Normal ride
Ride leaders:  Sean James and Grant Blewett

Sunday – Hill Climb Series Race 3

(Moved from Last Week)

2 volunteers needed, please call Darrall 027 45028207

Rec Ride Course A 54km


When we finish at Swanson Cafe at 9.30am for a briefing at 9.45am and we will make our way to the start line for 10am start.

Weekend Rides w/e Sunday 28th June 2015


Long Ride

35km short ride

Normal Course

Ride Leaders – Gary Duff and Jason Heffernan



Briefing at 7.20am and leaving the store at 7.30am.


Short Ride 3 – 86.8km

If you are after a shorter ride there will be a group riding up to the top of Ridge and back again making it back to the shop by 10am.  We have changed the route in order to not clash with the Counties racing on the Thursday Night TT course.

Hill Climb Race 3 Postponed until 5th July

Race 3 of the popular Hill Climb Series has postponed until Sunday 5th July.

Come along and test yourself on a 1.3km climb up Kay Road.

This event is both challenging and fun.

Riders start at 30 second Intervals and ride against the clock and times will be taken at the top.

The race will be preceded with the Rec Ride Course A from AvantiPlus Waitakere at 7.30am. The ride will finish at the start of Kay Road by 9.30am where registration will take place and briefing at 9.45am.

If you would like to have warm clothes or nutrition taken to the start leave it in the Van before the Rec ride and it will be taken to the start line for you.

If you decide to skip the Rec ride and make your own way to the start line. Parking around Swanson Cafe, there is no parking at the start line.

Weekend Rides w/e 21st June 2015


Long Ride

Saturday Long Ride D: 45.98km

35km short ride
Ride leader: Neil Meuli and Darrall Castle


Briefing at 7.20am and leaving the store at 7.30am.

Helensville and back Phase 1  –  87km

If you are after a shorter ride there will be a group doing the normal Rec Ride 54km.

DoC Mid Winter Christmas Dinner

Join us  for this Mid Winter celebration to warm up your winter training or just get out of the house for a night.

We are celebrating Christmas in the middle of winter so your best Christmas costume is welcome on the night!


Your DoC subsidized $60 ticket will include a stunning 3 course buffet dinner prepared by our hosts Langtons on Lincoln!  (menu will follow soon and all gluten free) and non-alcoholic drinks and with a cash bar on venue. It will not be a dry night!

Children are welcome on the evening.
Under 12yrs will be $30 Under 5yrs will be free.

We will be having a Santa Snatch on the evening so please bring along a wrapped present valued between $5 and $10.  If you have never played Santa Snatch you are in for a great surprise.

We will also be revealing the new DoC kit on the evening!  This will be your first chance to see the new design and we will be taking pre-orders on the night with mobile eftpos available to pay for this too.

Numbers need to be confirmed by Monday 13th July so your final chance to buy a ticket is 5pm on Sunday 12th July 2015!  Don’t miss out.

Get in touch with Bernadette Mark – or Sandra Postance –