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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

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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  • Sunday 24 June

  • Meet at the "Go Deli Cafe" in Constellation Drive have breakfast, coffee and cake and conversation. Then choose an RIC and a ride and enjoy the day. If you don't wish to be riding please feel free to come in the car and enjoy the company.
    Date: Sun 24 Jun 2018
  • Wednesday 27 June

  • Departing Hollywood Bakery Espresso in Massey. Part of the new Westgate Shops, between Maki Street & Gunton Avenue
    Date: Wednesday's From: Wed 27 Jun 2018
  • Sunday 1 July

  • Linda will take us on a scenic route to Waipu Cove via the back roads, With the option to do the short walk to the Pancake Rocks. Departing Covered Carpark Warehouse Albany 9am RIC: Linda - 0274503101
    Date: Sun 01 Jul 2018
  • Thursday 5 July

  • 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: Thu 05 Jul 2018
  • Saturday 7 July

  • 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: Sat 07 Jul 2018
    Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • This year we will be entertained by a local band called "Ran for Cover". They have a broad base of music for listening, singing-a-long to and to dance the night away. Tickets will be available closer to the date. $15 a head for the band and a feed! See you there.
    Date: Sat 07 Jul 2018
    Time: 07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Sunday 8 July

  • A roundabout road cruse in our backyard Lunch at the Riverhead Tavern Cafe' on the side of the river relax and chat Rob is RIC - Phone – 0277333923 Departs Albany Warehouse covered car-park, 10-00am
    Date: Sun 08 Jul 2018
  • Sunday 15 July

  • Lunch at the Cafe' on the beach side relax and chat Andy is RIC - Phone – 0211449734
    Date: Sun 15 Jul 2018
  • Wednesday 18 July

  • 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 18 Jul 2018
  • Sunday 29 July

  • A mystery tour North, trust me it will be as much a mystery for me as you, we may see a few classic cars on the ride and a new cafe'. Rob Bissett is RIC - Phone – 027 7333923 Departs Albany Warehouse covered car-park, 9:30am
    Date: Sun 29 Jul 2018
  • Thursday 2 August

  • 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: Thu 02 Aug 2018
  • Wednesday 15 August

  • 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 15 Aug 2018
  • Sunday 2 September

  • Explore the Manukau Heads, Kariotahi Beach, Hamilton’s Gap, the lighthouse and more. We will have lunch in Waiuku. Barry Holland are RIC - Phone - 021 753301
    Date: Sun 02 Sep 2018
  • Thursday 6 September

  • 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: Thu 06 Sep 2018
  • Sunday 16 September

  • Capture as many of Morrinsville's crazy cows on your camera/phone as you can Annette Bissett is RIC - Phone – 021 02546119 Departs Papakua Autobahn at 9-00am
    Date: Sun 16 Sep 2018
  • Wednesday 19 September

  • 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 19 Sep 2018
  • Thursday 4 October

  • 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: Thu 04 Oct 2018
  • Sunday 7 October

  • Come and relax with us at Miranda Hot Springs in the thermally heated fresh mineral water. There are three pools to suit all swimmers. There are BBQ facilities, so bring your own food. We will do a ride down but as usual car drivers are welcome also this is a great opportunity to bring the Kids or Gandies this will be a family day out. Meet at Covered Carpark Albany Warehouse 9am your Hosts will be RIC: - TBA
    Date: Sun 07 Oct 2018
  • Wednesday 17 October

  • 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 17 Oct 2018
  • Sunday 21 October

  • Poker Run a fun day out grab a card at each stop and have fun at the end.
    Date: Sun 21 Oct 2018
    Time: 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Thursday 1 November

  • 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: Thu 01 Nov 2018
  • Sunday 11 November

  • The run leaves from Africa Bar in Albany at 10.30am on Sunday 11th 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 11 Nov 2018
  • Wednesday 21 November

  • 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 21 Nov 2018
  • Saturday 1 December

  • This year we will be entertained by a local band called "Ran for Cover". They have a broad base of music for listening, singing-a-long to and to dance the night away. Tickets will be available closer to the date. $15 a head for the band and a feed! See you there.
    Date: Sat 01 Dec 2018
    Time: 07:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Thursday 6 December

  • 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: Thu 06 Dec 2018
  • Wednesday 19 December

  • 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 19 Dec 2018

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.