Great Jaunt for Kings Birthday outing

June 6 2023
Leaving Wellington on a chilly, wintery Sunday we headed over the hill (hardly any traffic, one of the bonuses of Sunday morning on a public holiday weekend) to meet up with 16 or so OC riders throwing down the pre-ride coffee.Temperature was very moderate and actually quite balmy in the sun, great ...

Kings Birthday outing - 4th June 2023

June 1 2023
9:00am Martinborough Square for a spin around a hopefully dry circuit (the "old" Martinborough fun ride, those were the days)  Reverse Millers road Loop to north followed by Kahutara loop to South (~95 km, 700m vertical, 3 to 3.5 hours). Lunch after at cafe of your choice in Martinborough.Lets ...

Anzac weekend jaunt

April 23 2023
While Wellington put up with variable conditions we had a great day out in the typically sunny Wairarapa, it was well worth the drive over !!Heading out of Carterton evidence of the previous days huge downpour lay across a lot of paddocks - and as we rode up Limeworks the 17 riders were spread all ...
23rd loop

Alternative Sunday jaunt - Sunday 23rd April

April 21 2023
Providing an option for those that aren't keen on the scheduled Wainui ride this Sunday 23rd of April It's time to get out of town, enjoy the great weather (scheduled for Sunday) and throw out the option of a 85Km loop - Meet round Wild Oats cafe, North end of Carterton for 9:30 start - ...

The OC Goodbye to 2022 evening

December 20 2022
On a still warm “summers” evening 50 or so of the Onslow Cycling community got together at Automat for a chat and social catchup.  Lots of war stories and tales from the road (if only we were half as talented as we are in our storiesJ) along with plenty of light hearted banter.Highlights of ...
Matariki stars

Ride Holidays Matariki 100Km challenge

May 29 2022
Great concept from Karl and the Ride Holidays team - get involved, partake - it's "only" 100Km and there's the celebrate with Donuts/Beer/Wine/Coffee reward at the end of the effort :-)It's a time when we should be connecting and becoming a unified NZ/World, far too many divisive forces pushing and ...
ngawi news

12th of June Ngawi excursion

May 29 2022
Another "slight" rearrangement to the schedule - as the the 1st weekend was a public holiday, the Alternative "Over the Hill Ride" is pushed out a week (weather permitting).Meet Martinborough Square 9am to head down Lake Ferry rd, pick up those that take the "shorter" option from the Land Grill ...

Friday 20th May @ 6pm - KTC social evening

May 16 2022
It's been a long time since the "new norm" allowed us to catch-up in a social formatThis Friday evening, 20th of May we're scheduled @ 6pm to meet up and discuss your recent trips & adventures, the Spring classics, the Giro, upcoming events and excitement - super interesting and motivatingGet ...

Sept 2022 Martinborough TTT

May 9 2022
The most beautiful team event on the planet - the cycling Team Time Trial.  If you've watched the class and style of the pro's and wondered how you'd go with your ragtag mates then Sept 2022 it's time to find out.   The prestigious OC TTT trophy is up for grabs, the past is littered with those ...
Gladstone inn

Alternative "over the hill" ride, 9am Sunday 15th May

May 9 2022
Meet 9am at the Gladstone Pub, 60km or 80km loops taking in the scenic Kourarau hill, Wharau valley and Limeworks before cruising back into a refreshing lunch at the Gladstone pub.Ride the hills at your own pace regroup at the summits and look after each other through the valleys (leave no one ...