Ride length: 201kms
Vertical metres: 2,314m
Time Limit: 13.5hrs
Start time: 7.00am
Ride with GPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39685126
Starting at the Shorecare Pharmacy, on The Blvd, Smales Farm Park.
The course heads North West towards Kaukapakapa, and then out past Helensville, out to Waioneke School, on South Head Road. First checkpoint is at 92ks: Parakai village. On the way back, the course does a detour to Wainui and up to Upper Waiwera Road. There is around 1.2kms of gravel. The course returns back to Dairy Flat and up Albany hill, crossing over the motorway on Lonely Track Road. Following East Coast Bays Road, the second checkpoint is at the Z Northcross at 158kms. From there the course heads west at Sunset Road, and goes out to Hobsonville. Turn around at the roundabout of Suncrest Drive, and Laurenson Road. From there it is a return back to Smales Farm via Glenfield Road, and a loop round Lake Pupuke.
Smales Farm Park: 0kms
Z - Northcross: 158kms
Smales Farm Park: 200kms.
Organiser: Kelvin Spicer: 027-368-7266