Every Sunday, Striders cycling group assemble outside the Police Station in varying numbers, rain or shine, for a scheduled ride. Start times vary please see the schedule below for group start times.
Ladies ride Sundays starting from the police station at 7.00 for those with some experience who like to ride for 2 – 3 hrs around 30 – 50 km. If you are interested just turn up or any questions contact Susie 022-8820357. If there are any beginners who would like to do less than that, contact Roger 021 2519566 and we will see if we can arrange something separate for that group.
– Wet Sundays (too wet to ride) – 7.30am spin at Club Rooms, followed by coffee at The Old Packhouse, Kerikeri Road at 09.30am.
All rides start from the Police Station at 7.30 am
Cycling Schedule 2020
Sunday 2nd February 2020 – Opononi to Kerikeri 85 km. Loading trailer Police Station 6.45 am. Contact Dale for a seat 0274444955. Option to ride Kaikohe to Opononi available.
Sunday 9th February 2020 – Tre-Foyl. Start 7.00 am for slower group, 7.30 am for faster cyclists. Out The Plough to Kaikohe and Tre-Foyl. Back Te Pua Rd., turn left at SH1 and Te Ahuahu Rd., and again at Waimate North Rd. to home.
Sunday 16th February 2020 – Late Notice: SH1 is closed tomorow through the Mangamukas and all traffic will be detoured on SH10. We have therefore changed our ride to Horeke instead of the Te Ngaire Loop/Matauri Bay Top Shop. 7.30 am start
Sunday 23rd February – Twin Ferries 0700 hrs for slower riders, 07.30 for faster ones.
1st – Taheke 0700/0730 hrs starts
8th – Mitimiti 0645 hrs loading bikes. Confirm with Dale for a place in the van
15th – Octopus. Inlet/Te Tii/Waipapa West/Puketotara
22nd – Twin Bridges. 0730 hrs start for all. Slower riders turn sooner.
29th – Mangamuka Bridge loop to Kaitaia. 0645 hrs loading bikes. Contact Dale.
5th- Tom’s Ride. Up to ‘Plough’, over to Kaikohe, Old Bay/Te Ahu Ahu
12th – Sue’s Ride
19th – Helena Bay. Slower riders load bikes 0645 hrs.
26th – Mangamuka summit. All leave 0730 hrs
3rd – Totara North
10th – Paihia loop, anti-clockwise
17th – Pete’s ride
24th – Waima Hill
31st – Showgrounds Road, Ohaeawai, Kaikohe Mataraua, back The Plough. Turn when you wish. Coffee afterwards at Santeez. Start at 8.00 am.
14th – Trefoyle – Start 8.30 am. Out via Showgrounds Rd, Ohaeawai, Kaikohe and back via The Plough. Turn when suits.
21st – Trefoyle – Start 8.30 am. Out via Showgrounds Rd, Ohaeawai, Kaikohe and back via The Plough. Turn when suits.
28th – Dogshead – Start 8.30 am. Out via Waimate North Road. Old Bay Road to Ohaeawai. Okaihau via either Kaikohe or SH1, then back via The Plough to Santeez.
5th – Horeke – Leave 8.00 am, up The Plough to Horeke, turn as suits.
12th – Horeke – Leave at 8.00 am, coffee at Packhouse after
19th – Town and around. Leave at 8.00 am. Inlet Road to end of tarseal on Wharau Rd, Kapiro Rd to Ti Tii. SH10 back to Packhouse Cafe. Those wanting more can do Pungaere Rd, Waimate Nth Rd, to airport then back.
26th – Town and around. Leave at 8.00 am. Inlet Road to end of tarseal on Wharau Rd, Kapiro Rd to Ti Tii. SH10 back to Packhouse Cafe. Those wanting more can do Pungaere Rd, Waimate Nth Rd, to airport then back.
9th – Sue’s ride. Leave at 8.00 am. Waimate North Road, Ohaeawai, through Kaikohe to Mataraua Rd to end of seal and return. Coffee at the market. If wet spin at gym 8.30 am. Bring extra towel to collect sweat on floor.
16th – Trefoyl Park. Leave 8.00 am. Out via Show Grounds Rd and back via The Plough. Turn as suits.
23rd – Mangamuka Bridge 100 km. Start 8.00 am. Up Plough to Mangamuka. Alternative to turn off for Okaihau ridge and Utakura Hill. Waiare Rd option on way back. Coffee at Market.
30th – Taheke 90 km. Leave at 8.00 am. Ohaeawai, Kaikohe, back The Plough. Coffee at Market. Turn as suits.
6th – Two ferries. Leave from Police Station. Slow riders 7.30 am, faster riders 8.00 am. Opua, Russell, Kerikeri. Bring cash for ferries.
13th – Horeke 90km. Leave 8.00 am.
20th – Sue’s ride. Leave at 8.00 am. Ride out through Kaikohe.
4th – Dogs Head. Leave 8.00 am. Out Waimate North Road, Old Bay Road, Ohaeawai, Kaikohe, Okaihau, Keri. Turn as you like.
11TH – TREFOYL 95KM
Out Waimate Nth back via Plough.
18TH – Taheke 100km
Start 7.30am. Change to suit.
25TH – Start at the Police Station 7.30 am. Kapiro Road, Titii, Waipapa West Road, Pungaere Road, Kapiro Road to Market cafe for coffee
1ST – KAWAKAWA L00P 65KM OR FRED OGLE
Leave 7,30AM Start. Cycle io Kawakawa then Paihia.
8TH – TWIN BRIDGES 120KM
Start 7.30am. Turn as suits
15thTH – KOHUKOHU LOOP. 160KM.
Start 7.00am and 7.30 for fast group. 120km option is to drive to Okaihau to start at 7.30am and return to Okaihau to vehicles.
22ND – HELENA BAY CAFE
Start 7.00am , Several options. Shorter ride is travel to Opua by van then around coast road. Longer rider is to start at Kerikeri. Depending on numbers some may travel to Helena Bay by van and cycle back. Will decide directions at start, Book place in van with Dale, 0274444955.
29TH – OPONONI TO KERIKERI 87KM.
Van ride. Leave 7.00am. Slower riders can start from Kaikohe.
Book a place with Dale 0274444955
6TH – TREFOYL 95KM
Start 7.30am. Out via showgrounds back via Plough.
13TH – SUES RIDE MATARAUA 90KM
7.30 START. Turn as required.
20TH – HOREKE 90km.
7.30AM START, Turn as suits.
27TH – OKAIHAU RIDGE AND UTAKURA HILL 7.30AM START . Turn as suits.
Sunday 18th August – Two ferries. Ride to Opua/cycle to Russell/ferry to Paihia
Sunday 25th August – Pete’s ride, Manganui
Sunday 1st September – Trefoil. Out Waimate North, back ‘The Plough”
Sunday 8th September- Local circuit. South SH10/north SH1/Kaikohe/back via Okaihau ridge. Waiare Road for those needing more distance.
Sunday 15th September – Opononi. Van ride with the option to ride from Kaikohe to Opononi. Must let Dale know for a place in the van.
Sunday 22nd September- Totara North
Sunday 29th September – Helena Bay. 7.30 am start Notify Dale for a place in the van.
Sunday 6th October – Mangamuka circuit for the faster riders. Transport by cars. Please ring Peter 0272422622 for a seat. Slower group to Okaihau Ridge via Showgrounds Rd. Back via Waiare Rd extension. All start at the Police Station at 7.30 am.
Sunday 13th October – Te Ngaere Loop. Matauri Bay short option.
Sunday 20th October Mitimiti. Notify Dale for a place in the van.
Sunday 27th October – Sue’s ride
Saturday November 2nd – K2
Sunday November 3rd – Octopus
Sunday 10th November – Kohukohu Loop (160km)
Sunday 17th November – Twin Bridges (110km)
Sunday 24th November – Whangaroa
Saturday 30th November – Lake Taupo Challenge 160km
Sunday 1st December – Trefoil Park entrance. Out Waimate, back “The Plough”
Sunday 14th July, MATAURI BAY
All riders to start at 7.30 from Police Station
KERIKERI STRIDERS ROAD SCHEDULE FEB TO JUNE 2019
FEB. 17TH. MATAURI BAY
Start 7.00am slow group 7.30am Fast Group from Police Station.
Option for riders to do the Te Ngaere loop.
FEB. 24th OKAIHAU RIDGE.
7am and 7.30am start.
Up The Plough to Okaihau Ridge. Utakura hill optional.
SH1 to showgrounds Rd. Waimate Nth Road to SH10, Kapiro Rd., Santeez.
MARCH 3RD. TOTARA NTH.
7.00am and 7.30am start.
MARCH 10TH. TAHEKE. 100KM
7.00am and 7.30am start. Out Showgrounds Rd., Back The Plough.
MARCH 17TH. REVERSE KAWAKAWA LOOP 70KM.
7.00am and 7.30am starts. Out via Kawakawa, Pahia, Kerikeri. Option for Te Ahuahu,Waimate Nth Rd to Santeez.
MARCH 24TH. OCTOPUS. TI TII.
Out to Ti Tii, Sandys Rd., to Lake, Puketotara Rd, Airport to Santeez.
MARCH 31ST TREFOYL 90KM.
7.00am and 7.30start. Out via Ohaeawai and back The Plough.
APRIL 7TH. MITIMITI.
Leave 7.00am by Van and Trailer to Mangamuka. Ride to end of seal. Involves three hills. Shorter option to stop at Kohukohu for coffee. Ride back to Mangamuka.
APRIL 14TH MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE.
7.00am start. At Police Station. Trailer to Opua. Pick up at Kaikohe and Horeke. Book in so we can order refreshments at Horeke Pub.
APRIL 21ST. EASTER SUNDAY. UTAKURA.
7.30am and 8.00am start. Up The Plough to Utakura, down the hill to metal, back Waiare Rd to end and back to Santeez.
APRIL 28TH. CHANGE OF ROUTE
With the end of the school holidays there will be many vehicles on the road, especially SH1 so we are picking a safer route.
7.00 am and 7.30 am starts, ride to Trefoyl
MAY 5TH. MANGAMUKA 90KM
7.30am and 8.00am start. Option to start at okaihau.
MAY 12TH. MATARAUA. (Sue’s Ride) 80km.
7.30am and 8am. Out via Showgrounds and bac The Plough.
MAY 19TH DOGS HEAD.
Start 7.30am and 8.00am. Out Waimate Nth Rd., to Old Bay Rd., Ohaeawai to Okaihau and back via The Plough.
MAY 26TH OPONONI to KERIKERI. 90KM
Start 7.00am Police Station. Van to Opononi. Option to start at Kaikohe.
JUNE 2ND TWIN BRIDGES. 120KM
7.30am and 8.00am start. Out Showgrounds and back The Plough. Kaikohe return option
JUNE 9TH WHANGAROA HARBOUR. 80KM
7.30am and 8.00am start.
JUNE 15TH CAPE TO KAITAIA.
Will take Van and Trailer to event. Details later.
JUNE 16TH OCTOPUS.
7.30am AND 8.00am start. Inlet Rd to end of Wharau Rd., airport, Puketotara Rd. Pungaere R., Waipapa R., to Santeez.
Sunday Ride January 6th 2019 Utakura
Slow group 7.00 am start, fast group 7.30am.
Out: Waimate North Road, Showgrounds Road, Oaihau Ridge, down Utakura Hill.
Back to Santeez via The Plough. 70km.
Latest Cycling Schedule – 2018
NB If the weather prevents the Sunday Ride there is a spin at the clubhouse at 7.30 am followed by coffee at Santeez Cafe at 9.30 am
The cycling schedule is taken from the Striders Facebook Page. If you want the latest detail please also check there.
Cycling Schedule 14th October to 30th December
0ct. 14th Reverse Kawakawa Loop 70k.
7.00a.m. Slow Group, 7.30am Fast group, 9.00am Easy riders.
Travel to Moerewa, Kawakawa,Paihia, Keri. Option to finish up Te AhuAhu Rd., and Waimate Nth Rd.
Oct. 21st Whangaroa 80km
7.00am Slow Group, 7.30am Fast Group, 9.00am Easy Riders.
Oct. 27th. K1 and K2 Coromandel
Oct 28th Octopus
Ti Tii, Pungaere Rd., Puketotara Rd., Airport, Santez.
7,00am Slow Group,7.30am Fast Group. 9.00am Easy Riders
Nov. 4th. Kohukohu Loop 160km
7.00am start. Slow Group starts and returns to Okaihau. Fast Group starts Police Station. 9.00am Easy Riders.
November 11th Fred Ogle Races. 25km, 50km. 100km.
Travel to event in van and trailer. Details later.
Nov. 18th Taheke 100km
7.00am Slow Group, 7.30am Fast Group, 9.00am Easy Riders
Nov. 24th Lake Taupo Event 160km
Nov.25th Dogs Head.
Waimate Nth Rd., Old Bay Rd, Ohaeawai, Okaihau, Home via The Plough.
Slow Group 7.00am start, Fast Group 7.30am start, Easy Riders 9.00am start
Dec., 2nd Sue’s Ride Mataraua (past Kaikohe)
Slow Group 7.am, Fast Group 7.30, Easy Riders 9.00am
Dec.,9th Trefoyl 90km
Out Showgrounds Rd., Back The Plough.
Turn when suits.
7.00am Slow Group, 7.30am Fast Group. Easy Riders 9.00am
Dec. 16th Peter’s Xmas Party.
Showgrounds Rd., Okaihau, Utakura Ridge, Back The Plough.
7.00am Slow Group, 7.30 am Fast Group. 9.00am Easy Riders Xmas details later.
Dec. 23rd Octopus.
TiTii, Sandys Rd., to lake, Puketotara Rd., Airport, Santeez.
7.00am Slow Group, 7.30am Fast Group, E9.00am Easy Riders.
Dec. 25th Xmas Day Ride-Strawberrys and Ice cream at the Dales.
8.00am start for all. Kapiro Rd., Puketotara Rd, Airport to Dales place 18 Alderton Drive.
Dec 30th Around-A-Bout.
Bulls Gorge, Te AhuAhu Rd., to SH1, Okaihau, Waiare Rd., Santeez.
7.00am Slow Group, 7.30am Fast Group, Easy Riders 9.00am
Cycling Schedule 15th July to 30th September 2018
17th Horeke 90km
Start 7.30 am Slow group can turn at Horeke turnoff
Start 7.30 am. Up The Plough to Utakura Hill, top or bottom. Back via Showgrounds Rd, Waimate Nth Rd.
29th Trefoyl Park 90km
Out Showgrounds Road, back via The Plough
Start 7.30 am. Ti Tii, Sandys Rd to lake, Puketotara Rd., Valencia Rd., Airport, Santeez. Fast group could do Pungaere Rd.
12th Around About
Pakaraka, Old Bay Rd., Te Ahu Ahu Rd., to Showgrounds Rd., Ohaeawai, Kaikohe and back via Plough
19th Two Ferries
Opua, ferry to Russell, ferry to Paihia and home. Bring coins for fares.
26th Opononi 85k
Leave 7.30 am. Trailer to Opononi and ride back. Slower riders can start at Kaikohe and bring the trailer back.
2nd Trefoyl Park 90km
Out via The Plough and back via Waimate Nth Rd.
9th Taheke 100km
Out Waimate Nth Rd and back The Plough
16th Te Ngaere Loop 90km
Slower group Matauri shops
23rd Horeke 90km
Start 7.30 am. Slower group can turn at Horeke turnoff
30th Helena Bay
Ride via Russell to Helena Bay Cafe. Back with van and trailer. Slower riders will be dropped off at Opua. A great ride!!! The van and trailer will be taken to the cafe and driver and co will cycle back.
Follow this link Striders on Facebook to get the most up to date schedule.