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North Harbour Rides in conjunction with all of Ulysses Clubs NZ and other charity rides

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Rider in Charge (RIC) would appreciate all participants of rides to be at the departure point 10 minutes early with a full tank of gas and an empty bladder.  If the weather looks suspect then please phone the RIC or check out North Harbour Ulysses Facebook page to see if the ride is postponed or cancelled. 

All riders participating in a Ulysses Ride are expected to hold a current motorcycle license, wear suitable clothing and to have a registered and warranted road-worthy bike.

The organisers and/or the Ulysses Club are not responsible for participants safety and all participants participate at their own risk.

All participants are aware that they are traveling on open public roads and are responsible for their own safety and compliance with all Rules and Laws.

While the rides below are predominately on a Sunday, they can be either on a Saturday or Sunday to suit the RIC.  So, let me know if you would prefer to take a ride on a Saturday.

Please note, these distances are approximate and are the return distance.

Please be aware that rides may be cancelled/postponed due to inclement weather, also rides can change in this list. If you are unsure if the ride is taking place please check on Facebook or phone the RIC, before leaving home. NOTE things change. Please contact the RIC for details on the day.


Each RIC will carry a Mobile Phone for emergencies. In an emergency use the number listed next to the relevant RIC.

Please be aware that this list can change at short notice due to inclement weather and RIC availability, best to keep an eye on the events list below and please check out ride status on Facebook on the morning of the ride before you leave home.

  • Thursday 7 March

  • 1st Thursday every month. North Harbour Branch Meeting. 5.30 onwards, RSA Hobsonville, 114 Hobsonville Road, Hobsonville.
    Date: Thu 07 Mar 2024
    Time: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland)
  • Saturday 9 March

  • $25.00 entry proceeds to Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, registration from 8.30 am - stands up 10.00 am. Start Location Muddy Waters, Mercer Thunder Run 2024 RIDE the Loop Ticket sales at all stops. Winners Drawn at final stop. You dont need to be present to win. PRIZES FOR BEST AND WORST ROLL, Patched clubs by Prior arrangement. ALL BIKES WELCOME
    Date: Sat 09 Mar 2024
    Time: 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Sunday 10 March

  • Departing Albany Warehouse Covered Carpark.10.00am Departing Kaukapakapa Fire Station 10.40am. Cars are welcome to follow along if your partner doesn't ride. R.I.C. Wayne Painter Ph: 027 289 1018 Heading to the Sawmill Brewery and Smoko Room Via Sandspit Rd. 128km.
    Date: Sun 10 Mar 2024
  • FRANKTON THUNDER. An extravaganza of noise! Motorcycles, Cars, Military, Bands, Pin Up, Tattoos, Markets, Food and much, much more!
    Date: Sun 10 Mar 2024
  • Saturday 16 March

  • 2024 Patriots Poker Run $50.00 entry includes Run Badge. Registration from 8.30 am. Starting Hobsonville RSA, 114 Hobsonville Road. Roll out 10.00 am. Finish at North Harbour Sports and Country Club.
    Date: Sat 16 Mar 2024
  • Come along to THE GOOD HOME, 37 Normanby Road, Mt Eden, catch up with each there while enjoying a meal &/or a drink. Were looking at arriving any time from 6.30-7pm. Give Neville or Sheryl a call, send a text or an email to register to make sure theres a seat and the kitchen knows numbers. Neville PH:(027) 3071088, Email:nevkerr14@gmail.com Sheryl (021) 675328, Email: 64ehprem@gmail.com Click the picture for link to the website
    Date: Sat 16 Mar 2024
  • Wednesday 20 March

  • This month the social dinner is The Bee Keepers Wife. Located 1047 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Riverhead. Members will receive and email for registrations. Non members can use the enquiry form to register with Sonia
    Date: Wed 20 Mar 2024
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Friday 29 March

  • Dates: Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March 2024 (Easter Weekend) Venue: Cyclespot Group, 10 Wairau Road, North Shore Auckland Cyclespot have kindly offered their premises for the Ulysses Club of New Zealand Inc. 2024 National AGM 2024 Registration Form Click the picture We welcome everyone to come along and enjoy what is sure to be a great weekend.
    Date: Fri 29 Mar 2024 - Sat 30 Mar 2024
  • Thursday 4 April

  • 1st Thursday every month. North Harbour Branch Meeting. 5.30 onwards, RSA Hobsonville, 114 Hobsonville Road, Hobsonville.
    Date: Thu 04 Apr 2024
    Time: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland)
  • Wednesday 17 April

  • This month the social dinner is TBA this will be updated Members will receive and email for registrations. Non members can use the enquiry form to register with Sonia
    Date: Wed 17 Apr 2024
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday 21 April

  • Wednesday 15 May

  • This month the social dinner Fantail and Turtle Goodside. The avenue, Smales Farm, Takapuna Members will receive and email for registrations. Non members can use the enquiry form to register with Sonia
    Date: Wed 15 May 2024
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday 19 May

  • Save the date Sunday 19th May 2024
    Date: Sun 19 May 2024
  • Saturday 5 October

  • Premier Events and Papakura Rotary Club proudly present: The Star Insure New Zealand Motorcycle Show 2024! Now back home at the Auckland Showgrounds. As always, the show remains a charitable fundraising event with all profits going back to the community. Star Insure NZ Motorcycle Show 5-6 October 2024 Auckland Showgrounds, Greenlane Gates Open - 9:30am - 5pm TICKETS: Adult: $30.00 Children (age 8-15): $15.00 Kids 7 and under: Free Family (2 adults 2 kids): $70.00 FEATURING: - Motorcycle displays - Clubs - Ride 'n Shine - Live Music - Manufacturers - Trade Stands - Riding Gear - Accessories - Parts/Services - Rider Training - Food/Drinks - And so much more! For more details, visit our website: http://nzmotorcycleshow.co.nz/ As always, free parking for all bikes in our Ride 'n Shine! Over 1000 parking spots reserved for bikes only, right in front of the entrance. Show entries for individual bikes and clubs will be online soon! Open to all types of motorcycles, 2 wheelers, trikes and quads. Thanks to Bike Tranz, ABC Photosigns, The Rock, Auckland Camera Centre and Prowear
    Date: Sat 05 Oct 2024 - Sun 6 Oct 2024
  • Sunday 3 November

  • PUT THIS DATE IN YOUR CALENDAR. Neville Dodds and others are working tirelessly in the background to get this event organized and $$ to Ronald McDonald House... Lets get together and help those who need help. Dave the date: SUNDAY 03rd November 2024 Lets get together and help those who need help. All profits go to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Over the last 8 years we have donated approximately $70,000 through your support. Lets keep this going.
    Date: Sun 03 Nov 2024
    Time: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday 24 November

  • How does it work? Start and Finish at Hellensville. A cooked breakfast and coffee cart will be available before the start, from 8.30am (cost not included in ticket).You will be given your last card here, and a card at each of the four other stations you visit along the way. At the end of the run, whoever has the best poker hand wins the major prize! Registrations start at 8.30am, with the run getting under way at 10am. Tickets are just $30.00 per person pre-purchased online, or $35.00 purchased on the day, which includes your meal - and remember, all proceeds will go to the local Fire Station. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for purchase on the day, too. Don't forget to tell your mates.
    Date: Sun 24 Nov 2024

The Rider in Charge (RIC) will be organizing the day. Contact them for details. All riders participating in a Ulysses Ride are expected to hold a current motorcycle license, wear suitable clothing, and to have a registered and warranted road-worthy motorcycle.  They participate entirely at their own risk. The Organizers and/or the Ulysses Club are not responsible for participants' safety and all participants participate at their own risk.  All participants are aware that they are traveling on open public roads and are responsible for their own safety and compliance with all road Rules and Laws.