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Kiwi Randonneur Greytown to Pongaroa three day cycle trip during Queen’s Birthday Weekend, June 5th to 7th

  • 5 Jun 2021
  • 6:00 AM
  • 7 Jun 2021
  • 2:00 PM
  • Greytown - Pongaroa - Greytown
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Registration

  • Includes Brevet Card which will be homologated by Audax Club Parisien on completion of the ride within the time limit.
  • Includes Brevet Card and Audax Club Parisien medal on completion of the ride within the time limit.

Registration is closed

Come and  join a Kiwi Randonneur social cycling weekend in Pongaroa  during  Queen’s Birthday, June 5th to 7th . This is an opportunity to meet and cycle with other long distance cyclists. Three rides are planned for the weekend.

Day One: Saturday, June 5th. Cycling from Greytown to Pongaroa, a 150kms ride leaving Greytown at  8.30am.  See https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33703575  This is a social ride.

Day Two: Sunday, June 6th. A 200kms ACP  brevet ride from Glenross Station to Glenross Station, leaving at 8am.  See  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32677951  A challenging loop ride cycling through Pongaroa, Pahiatua, Dannevirke, Herbertville then back to Pongaroa and Glenross Station.  Over 3500 metres of climbing. You need to register for this 200.

Event Type:   BRM

Ride cost: $10    Medal cost :$25

Nominal Distance: 207kms

 For those riders not wanting to cycle the full 200, there will be an alternative shorter social ride to Akitio Beach and back. No cost.

Day Three: Monday, June 7th. Cycling Pongaroa to Greytown, a 150kms social ride.  See https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33703613

Accommodation has been booked at Glenross Station Lodge, Pongaroa, for the  two nights of Saturday, June 5th  and Sunday June 6th.  Cost is $40 per person, per night for shared room accommodation. Bed sheets and towels supplied.

There will be a support vehicle to take extra luggage bags/food leaving Greytown on the Saturday morning and returning your bags to Greytown on the Monday. Riders will need to bring their own breakfast and lunch/bike food supplies.  Dinner on the Saturday and Sunday nights will be at the Pongaroa Hotel.

Please email the Ride Organiser, Janet Chilton, to register your interest in attending the weekend. This weekend is limited to the first 11 cyclists to register as the Lodge can only accommodate up to 11 people.

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Route link: 
Day 1 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33703575

Day 2 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32677951  

Day 3 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33703613

Event Type:
Social, BRM
Nominal Distance 150kms, 207kms, 150kms (507kms)

Road surface:
Rural B-Roads

Deadline for Registration:
Date   First come first serve for accommodation, limited to 11
Time

Ride Organiser:
Name Janet Chilton
email  janet.chilton@xtra.co.nz


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