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For all rides, please be at the departure point 10-20 minutes early with a FULL TANK of GAS and an EMPTY BLADDER. 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, or Rides Coordinator Rob Bissett 0277333923 before leaving home.

RIDE GUIDE

SHORT:150Km's, MEDIUM: 150 - 300Km's, LONG: 300+Km's. XTRA/LONG:500+Km's (Approx. return to start distances)

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

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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.

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  • Wednesday 20 February

  • Departing Warehouse covered car park Albany
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 20 Feb 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Bar Africa 1b William Pickering Drive, Albany - please register with Wayne Painter. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month (5:30 onwards), Bar & kitchen.
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 20 Feb 2019
    Time: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Saturday 23 February

  • Bikers Against Child Abuse - Auckland Chapter 5th Annual Dice Run Saturday 23th February 2019 All bikes welcome. Registration opens 9.30am at Auckland Harley-Davidson, Mt Wellington. Registration closes 10.45am, RIDE DEPARTS 11AM SHARP! Muddy Waters Drury - Te Kauwhata Tavern - Bay View Hotel Kaiaua - Murphys Law Drury **No Child Deserves to Live in Fear** BACAworld.org BACA Auckland encourages safe and responsible riding. Enquiries to Stacks: 021 902 316 NZ Chopper Club peeps - get in behind our BACA brothers and show your support!
    Date: Sat 23 Feb 2019
    Time: 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Sunday 24 February

  • Nick and Karl will take us on a leisurely? ride to the Shelly Beach Café this is a popular spot and I hear its under New Management. Departs Covered Car park Albany Warehouse. RIC's: Nick 021 155 5100 and Karl 021 768 208
    Date: Sun 24 Feb 2019
    Time: 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
  • Wednesday 27 February

  • Departing Warehouse covered car park Albany
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 27 Feb 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Saturday 2 March

  • Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Starting Point: Harley-Davidson Feilding 38 Weld Street, Feilding, New Zealand 4702 Annette and I will be riding down on Saturday the 2nd overnighting then heading back up on Monday the 4th anyone interested in taking part or going down please contact Rob on 0277333923 or PM me. For those who wish to support the cause but can't come for the ride you can donate directly to the account if you like 😊 Riding for autism 12-3143-0362942-03
    Date: Sat 02 Mar 2019 - Mon 4 Mar 2019
    Time: 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Kelston Girls College, Cnr Gt North Road and Archibald Road Kelston. Same time 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. RIC's: Andy Leader, 027 222 4180, Barry Holland; 021 753301 and John Heebink; 0211285806
    Date: Saturday's From: Sat 02 Mar 2019
    Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Sunday 3 March

  • Theme: “Guardians & Angels: dress up” (Dress up as a kid’s hero and dress your bike in toys). Gala: Entertainment, prizes, stalls, activities, great ride! Starting & Ending: Selwyn Park, Te Awamutu: 9:30 – 11.45 Sponsors: Gallaghers Group, Bunnings (Te A), Vetora, Ebbett Toyota, Wilks Penny, Bakers Berries The Honda Shop (Te A), Pak n Save (Te A), Synergy eQ Revs Motorcycle Training, Trevor Hall, Bits4Bikes Norwoods, Waipa District Council .
    Date: Sun 03 Mar 2019
    Time: 09:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Meet at the Catalina Café on the corner of Buckley Avenue And Hastings Crescent, Hobsonville, Hobsonville Point, have breakfast, coffee and cake and conversation. Rob will be your host and if the weather is good we can go for a ride and enjoy the day. If you don't wish to ride please feel free to come in the car and enjoy the conversation and company. Also if you wish bring the family with you.
    Date: Sun 03 Mar 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Wednesday 6 March

  • Departing Warehouse covered car park Albany
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 06 Mar 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Thursday 7 March

  • Held at Pupuke Golf Club, 231 East Coast Road (opp Sunnynook Rd) Campbells Bay, 1st Thursday of the Month. Meals are available from 5.30pm and meeting starts at 7.00pm
    Date: Thursday's From: Thu 07 Mar 2019
    Time: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday 10 March

  • Meet at the Ginger Crunch Café 10am; at Helensville have breakfast, coffee and cake and conversation. Rob and Annette will be your hosts and if the weather is good we can go for a ride and enjoy the day. If you don't wish to ride please feel free to come in the car and enjoy the conversation and company. Also if you wish bring the family with you.
    Date: Sun 10 Mar 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Wednesday 13 March

  • Departing Warehouse covered car park Albany
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 13 Mar 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Sunday 17 March

  • We will depart from Albany Warehouse covered car park. and take a ride down the south end of the Coromandel peninsular.
    Date: Sun 17 Mar 2019
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Wednesday 20 March

  • Departing Warehouse covered car park Albany
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 20 Mar 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Bar Africa 1b William Pickering Drive, Albany - please register with Wayne Painter. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month (5:30 onwards), Bar & kitchen.
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 20 Mar 2019
    Time: 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Sunday 24 March

  • Date: Sunday, 24th March 2019 Location: 101 Diana Drive, Glenfield, Auckland The Elephant Run is FREE and open to all riders, from learners to experienced, on any brand of bike and tyre. By way of rewarding our loyal Metzeler Tyre customers, if you are riding on Metzeler’s on the day, you go into the draw for a chance to WIN the major prize of a set of Metzeler tyres for your bike! Not riding on Metzelers? No problem, we’ll also have a swag of other prizes up for grabs too. The ride will be departing from Forbes & Davies HQ (101 Diana Drive, Glenfield, Auckland) at 10.00am, with sign-on from 9.00am, taking in some great biking roads. Ride duration is roughly a couple of hours. We have a new destination for 2019 (which will be revealed along with the route on the day), where the prize draw will take place. We’ll also have a trade stand set up, where you can check all the latest ride gear and Metzeler tyres, including the all-new Cruisetec performance cruiser tyre.. So get into your local Metzeler stockist today and get your Metzeler tyres fitted and get your mates together, for this awesome ride event. To keep up to date with all the Elephant Run details follow us on Facebook or visit www,forbesanddavies.co.nz. Please check with the event organiser prior to the event to confirm any cancellations or changes to the event.
    Date: Sun 24 Mar 2019
    Time: 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Wednesday 27 March

  • Departing Warehouse covered car park Albany
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 27 Mar 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Friday 29 March

  • This years National Rally and AGM is being hosted by the Hawkes Bay Branch 308 Victoria Street, Hastings 4122 Registration: - From 1PM Friday 29th Saturday Night Theme is:- “Last of the Summer Whine” Wear your flat cap, scruffy suit, baggy stockings, piny, fish net stockings, mini skirt, frock or best suit and come as Clegg, Compo, Nora Batty, Foggy, Truly, Pearl, Marina or Howard etc. .”The even’n be champion, plenty o chelpin, tha nite go-off chuffin well”. Click on the old man logo for information then click on the "View Link" for a registration form.
    Date: Fri 29 Mar 2019 - Sun 31 Mar 2019
    Time: 01:00 PM - 11:00 AM
  • Sunday 7 April

  • Welcome to the “Ride for Justice”, NZ largest motorbike ride, this is a charity motorbike ride open to all riders who want to help us raise awareness of animal abuse and welfare issues in New Zealand. By joining the ride, you are giving to our furry friends a voice, and helping us raise much-needed funds to support the Paw Justice Foodbank and our rehoming and adoption arm, PetRescue so that animals can have a second chance at life. Departing Smales Farm 10.30am
    Date: Sun 07 Apr 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Sunday 28 April

  • Explore the Awhitu Peninsular with Barry. We will have lunch in Waiuku. Departs Warehouse Albany covered carpark at 9:15am stopping in at Papakura Autobahn approx. 10am departing 10:15am. Barry Holland are RIC - Phone - 021 753301
    Date: Sun 28 Apr 2019
    Time: 09:15 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Saturday 6 July

  • This year we will be once again entertained by our Favorite local band called "Ran for Cover". They have a great range of music for listening, singing-a-long to and to dance the night away. Tickets will be available closer to the date. $20 a head for the band and a feed! See you there.
    Date: Sat 06 Jul 2019
    Time: 07:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Sunday 27 October

  • Poker Run a fun day out grab a card at each stop and have fun at the end. Start/Registration Pupuke Golf Club Rooms finish Bar Africa
    Date: Sun 27 Oct 2019
    Time: 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Sunday 3 November

  • This is North Harbour Branches big fund raiser for the Year Please!!! Can ALL our members support this ride by turning up and doing the ride or assisting with the ride and please buy a badge and a Tee shirt. The run leaves from Africa Bar in Albany at 10.30am on Sunday 10th November. Registration (offline) is from 9.00am and the riders briefing will take place at around 10.15am. The course will be from Africa Bar to Ronald McDonald House in Grafton Rd near the Auckland Hospital. There are awesome prizes for lucky raffle ticket holders and prize giving. Come and join us for a funtastic motorcycle ride and help raise funds for a much deserved charity, Ronald McDonald House charity.
    Date: Sun 03 Nov 2019
    Time: 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Sunday 10 November

  • Wayne assures me they have the best seafood chowder on the planet so I'm up for the challenge. Departing Warehouse Covered Carpark 9.30am we will stop in at the Papakura Autobahn to pick up any riders. Wayne Painter is RIC: 027 289 1018
    Date: Sun 10 Nov 2019
    Time: 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Saturday 7 December

  • This year we will be once again entertained by our Favorite local band called "Ran for Cover". They have a great range of music for listening, singing-a-long to and to dance the night away. Tickets will be available closer to the date. $20 a head for the band and a feed! See you there.
    Date: Sat 07 Dec 2019
    Time: 07:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Wednesday 1 January 2020

  • This is an annual event, and is a great way to bring in the New Year with a gentle cruise around Auckland when there is barely any traffic, possibly the only chance we will get to do this is early on the first day of the year. Have a laugh with your club mates, celebrate the fact the new year is beginning without a hangover. Those of you who regularly come on this run, please note the later start time. Meet at the Quay Street McDonald's car-park MacDonald's Quay street at 09.00 am. RIC: John Heebink 0211285806
    Date: Wed 01 Jan 2020
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

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.