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

For Calendar mobile view turn your phone to Landscape.  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, before leaving home. NOTE things change with COVID etc - 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.

  • Sunday 4 December

  • Skips Fish N Chips Oakura (Northland). Depart Kaukapakapa hall 9.30 am sharp. Meet at 9 am. with your fuel tank full . Up 16 - Wellsford - Kaiwaka - Whangerai, Paul will stop for a fuel stop on the way. Google says 2 hours 30 minutes one way. Getting there at 12.00 ish - have a knatter, ride home. ETA approx back to Kaukapakapa is 4.00 - 4.30 pm ish Paul Morrison 021909350
    Date: Sun 04 Dec 2022
  • Sunday 11 December

  • Meet at the Catalina Café on the corner of Buckley Avenue And Hastings Crescent, Hobsonville, Hobsonville Point, have breakfast, coffee and conversation. 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 11 Dec 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Sunday 18 December

  • 60 Constellation Drive, Mairangi Bay. Catch up for Breakfast, decide on a ride. Come on your bike or in a car. Choose a RIC on the day
    Date: Sun 18 Dec 2022
    Time: 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Sunday 25 December

  • You are welcome to join us and our dogs (6), for Christmas afternoon drinks and shared BBQ. BYO Drinks and food to share. Please RSVP to Niki 0278853614. Everyone welcome for a typical chilled Kiwi Xmas afternoon. Phone or Text Niki for address.
    Date: Sun 25 Dec 2022
    Time: 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Saturday 31 December

  • BYO, BYO, BYO, Everyone welcome, friends, family, grandkids etc. NOTE we have dogs and foster puppies and foster kids. Please BYO food pot luck or BBQ food and drinks etc. We provide loo paper (etc) Gravel Driveway - please drive steadily. We have some room to accommodate sleeping in the man cave. Enjoy the new years with friends. Niki 0278853614. Everyone Welcome PLEASE RSVP
    Date: Sat 31 Dec 2022
    Time: 04:00 PM - 11:55 PM
  • Sunday 1 January 2023

  • Departing: Quay Street McDonald's car-park Departing Time: 09.00 am Destination is Kings Plant Barn Silverdale 11.00 - 11.30 meet us there in your car. Bikes take a gentle cruise around the streets of Auckland without the traffic, possibly the only chance we will get to do this is early on the first day of year. Have a laugh with your club mates, celebrate the fact the New Year is beginning without a hangover. John Heebink is RIC - Phone 09 8109160 or 021 1285806
    Date: Sun 01 Jan 2023
    Time: 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday 22 January 2023

  • Meet 9.30am at The Warehouse Albany - covered car park - near McDonalds. Depart at 10.00 am. Zig Zag and have fun, destination is Murawai for lunch RIC Max 027 636 4578
    Date: Sun 22 Jan 2023
    Time: 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sunday 5 February 2023

  • CALEDONIAN PARK WAIPU You must register with Niki 0278853614 by 15th January as parking display spaces will be booked. Departing ?? details to come - we need to be in Waipu by 8 - 8.30 am
    Date: Sun 05 Feb 2023
    Time: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Friday 24 February 2023

  • Click the picture for the TT2000 website Simply put, the TT2000 is an annual challenge thrown out to any motorcyclist who is interested in long-distance riding and would like to join others in a road ride covering 2,000 kms in a weekend. It is not exactly an Iron Butt Rally nor is it the Long Way Down Under. However you could use the word 'endurance' when comparing it to a normal weekend's outing. Each year the route changes. In 2009 the route took in the South Island's Four Passes - Lewis, Arthurs, Haast and Lindis. In 2010 the route was in the northern half of the South Island. In 2011 the route took in the best of the bottom half. In 2012 the 'basic' route took in Mt Cook and was predominantly in the top half. In 2013, riders stayed mostly on the eastern seaboard and plotted their own route around 70 checkpoints from Central Otago to Tasman. In 2014 North Islanders were saved the long commute to the start by the organisers introducing dual starts in both islands with half the checkpoints north of the Strait. 2015 and 2016 continued the dual start concept and expanded the area covered by the riders in the South Island. The 2017 rally was the 9th TT2000 event and offered checkpoints in four distinct groups - north, south, east and west. The 2018 rally, the 10th TT2000 event, had 50 checkpoints, each representing a chapter in Mike Hyde's book "Twisting Throttle New Zealand" - a Kiwi's guide to the top 50 motorcycle rides in the Land of the Long White Cloud. The 2019 rally took riders on two big loops within the South Island, one north of Christchurch and the other to the south. In a first for the TT2000 rally, the 2020 event was held entirely within the North Island, using the same format as the 2019 event in the South Island. The 2021 rally began and ended in Oamaru and the checkpoint theme was Scottish place names - recognising the Scottish heritage in this part of the world. In 2022 the rally visited all the rural small schools in the South Island. ​The TT2000 would be described as a fairly challenging road trip spanning a long weekend (Fri-Sun) in some of the country's best scenery and more than likely on roads you have never been on before.
    Date: Fri 24 Feb 2023 - Sun 26 Feb 2023
  • Friday 17 March 2023

  • Click on the photo for link to National website and registration form
    Date: Fri 17 Mar 2023 - Sun 19 Mar 2023
  • Thursday 6 April 2023

  • 2023 North Harbour AGM - Details to come closer to the event
    Date: Thu 06 Apr 2023
  • Saturday 20 May 2023

  • Premier Events and Papakura Rotary Club proudly present: The New Zealand Motorcycle Show 2023! Best of all, the show remains a charitable fundraising event with all profits going back to the community. IT'S FREE TO ENTER YOUR BIKE! Check back for entry forms closer to the event. New Zealand Motorcycle Show 20-21 May 2023 The Trusts Arena, Henderson Gates Open - 9:30am - 5pm Adult: $25.00 Children (age 5-13): $10.00 Family (2 adults 2 kids): $50.00 Door Sales Only (no presales) 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 infront of the entrance. Show entries for individual bikes and clubs will be online soon! It's 100% FREE to put your bike in the show. Open to all types of motorcycles! Thanks to: Premier Events / Papakura Rotary Club / The Rock / Bike Tranz / ABC Photosigns
    Date: Sat 20 May 2023 - Mon 22 May 2023
    Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Sunday 8 October 2023

  • We're proud to support the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ for our 19th year! Come and join us for our Annual Pink Ribbon Motorcycle Ride and help us raise funds for Breast Cancer. Our Ride route will be similar to previous years starting at Auckland Netball Centre and ending at Western Springs Car Park and the final route will be confirmed at a later date. Participants, please note we will be travelling along public roads during this ride, these roads will not be closed to the public, please obey the road rules. One registration includes one badge so don't forget to collect it at the start of the ride. All proceeds to Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. For more information on the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ visit: https://www.breastcancerfoundation.org.nz/
    Date: Sun 08 Oct 2023
    Time: 09:00 AM - 01:00 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.