RIDES CALENDAR 2024

Rides Committee Contact:

Ride Co-ordinator: Allan Smith        03 548 5561      Email:  allan-annika@xtra.co.nz      


​​​​​​​Sunday "Destination" rides allow 30 minutes for a coffee and natter before departure.


Download Latest Rides List (Click Here) 


Nelson Ulysses Routes & Destination Plan (Click Here)


A Casual Ride is where riders meet, decide on a destination & organise themselves.

A RIC (rider in charge) will not always be present.


Saturday Coffee Morning and catchup from 10am - noon:

‘Alioke Eatery’      

4A Central Park Lane, off Berryfield Drive,  Richmond.


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                                                                                                      which happens at random times).


 DESTINATION RIDES 

Club Rides: There is a branch ride every Sunday. Distances (total) and time away (approximate) are provided. Rides will vary between distance rides (200km+) and rides to more local destinations. Something to suit everyone. Rides south and west leave from NPD (Lower Queen St Richmond), east from BP Haven Road. Departure will usually be 10.00am for pre ride chat and leaving 10.30am, unless otherwise noted.

                                 Please note the changed departure times & start/meeting places.


**Sat  Jul 13 Local Ride Flat Rock Café Saturday Ride    90 kms (direct) 2 hours Via 88 Valley, Stock Road and Valley Road

Departs: From Alioke at 11.30am. Enjoy a conversation and pre ride coffee at Alioke, then

continue socialising with a ride for lunch to this popular watering hole.


Sunday  Jul 21 Distance Ride Pelorus Tavern    140 kms  2-3 hours

Departs: BP (Haven Road) Meet & greet 10.30am Departs 11.00am

An excellent bikers watering hole .We have extended an invitation to Ulysses Marlborough to join us.


Sunday  Jul 28 Special Event Nelson Ramble

A mystery event. Detials will be revealed in your June Newsletter


Sunday  Aug 4 Special Event Awards Lunch, Club Waimea



Up-Coming Events:

North Island Remembrance Service 2024    Info to come 2024


South Island Remembrance Service 2024    For more info: https://ulysses.org.nz/blog/2024/04/27/2024-south-island-remembrance-rally/



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​​​​​​​Our branch has three kinds of Sunday rides:

Organised Rides have a stated destination, are generally longer and may take up to the whole day.

Club Rides There is a branch ride every Sunday. Distances (total) and time away (approximate) are provided. Rides will vary between distance rides (200km+) and rides to more local destinations. Something to suit everyone.

Casual Rides are also afternoon rides, where riders meet, decide on a destination, and organise themselves. There may be a Ride Leader assigned, but if there is not then the group determine this for themselves.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Other Ulysses Branch Rides

To see the Marlborough Branch Rides & Events Calendar here: Click here​​​​​​​

To see the Buller Branch Rides & Events Calendar here: Click here​​​​​​​



Insurance/ Liability​​​​​​​


The Club holds a public liability insurance which indemnifies the Club during officially posted Club events. This includes local runs and rallies sanctioned by the Branch. Members are expected to manage their own personal insurance responsibilities and have a road legal vehicle when participating in Club events.