Sunday Cyclists

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Sunday morning rides.  The ride courses vary from week to week and generally are along cyclist friendly routes that avoid main roads.  Suitable for road bikes and e-bikes. Depending on numbers and fitness levels, there will be one or two groups.
Distances vary, but usually around  40 to 60 km.

Rides may start from various locations, so if you are considering riding with the group please phone to check where the start location will be.

Jenny 0274 353 669


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Ride Schedule – may change at short notice

Ride Details
  Sunday 24 July, 9.00am, Maketu Surf Club
Make up rides to suit.  At least two speed groups so everyone enjoys the rides. 
Sunday 31 July, 9.00am,
Ted and Henry’s Papamoa
Met at Ted and Henry’s and make up rides to suit.Wet day option: Ted and Henry’s for coffee 10.30
Sunday 07 Aug, 9.00am,
Paengaroa Hall
 Little Waihi, Maketu and Kaituna – 45 km
From Paengaroa Hall  head along Wilson Road South, cross SH2 into Wilson Road North. Turn right and go up Arawa Hill, Right down to Little Waihi. Come back up and turn right into Arawa. Down Townend to Maketu Surf Club.Head out along Maketu Road, right into Kaituna, turn right into Ford Road go to end of cut come back and turn right in Kaituna. Join the cycle way and come off at Te Tumu. Turn left into Te Tumu and then right into Kelly.At end of Kelly turn right into Maketu Road and join the cycleway and head back to Hall.
Sunday 14 Aug, 9.00am,
Paengaroa Hall
Meet at Hall. Old Coach Road and side roads.
This is a social ride, please remember to ride to the slowest rider.Wet day option: Pacifica Cafe for coffee 10.30
  Sunday 21 Aug,
9.00am, Maketu Surf Club
The rides will start and finish at Maketu
Social ridesWet day option: Pacifica Cafe for coffee 10.30
  Sunday 28 Aug
Maketu Surf Club
The rides will start and finish at MaketuWet day option: Pacifica Cafe for coffee 10.30

How to get to Maketu, Directions from Tauranga:
Take the Eastern Link toll road, at the Roundabout exit take the third exit (heading back towards Te Puke). Drive 1 km and then turn right into Maketu Road. At Maketu, after you have gone straight thru the round-a-bout, turn left into Beach Road. The surf club is 500m along, on the left had side. Allow 35 – 40 mins drive time.

How to get to Paengaroa, Directions from Tauranga:
Take the Eastern Link toll road, at the Roundabout exit at the second exit (Rotorua). Drive 2 km and turn first right and the hall is at the start of Old Coach Road. Allow 30 – 35 mins drive time.

Information about Paengaroa.

Paengaroa Hall

 above: Paengaroa Hall


Our History

The group was started in April 2007 and is based on other successful cycle clubs like Manukau City Veterans Cycle Club and Matamata Peddlers.


Our Shirt
In December 2015, we created our cycle shirt.  The image above shows some of the group modelling the shirt on it’s first outing. Visit here to see where in the World our shirt has been spotted.

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