26 Jan Graeme May Memorial Ride
Start from Evers-Swindell Park under the bridge at Clive and go to either Clifton or to Bay View. Tbd on the day.
02 Feb Spooners Hill
Lovely bush to walk through near Tutira with a moderate climb to the top among the tomos.
09 Feb Tour of the Bays Cycle
Start at Hastings Golf Club and go through Bridge Pa, Raukawa area then back to the start.
16 Feb Blowhard Bush
Another look at the lovely limestone features and mature trees at this Forest & Bird reserve on the Napier-Taihape road.
23 Feb Wheeling in CHB
Wakarara Road from the gravel pit, heading west. Maybe do a loop down Hardy Road and SH50 if you are interested.
02 Mar MacIntosh Hut
A good hike to the plateau; those who don’t fancy the big hill can potter about Kaweka Twin Lakes.
09 Mar Apley Road Circuit
From Awatoto to the hills around Puketapu and back along the cycleways.
16 Mar Stansfield Hut, Ruahine Ranges
Along Holmes Road, a straightforward 4WD route to the river; keen people can take the high road
23 Mar Cycle from Maraekakaho
On country roads with hills; a choice of routes. Go up Whakapirau or along Aorangi Road or even to Kereru.
30 Mar Havelock North Reserves
Another ramble through the reserves with many beautiful gardens and pieces of bush.
06 Apr Cycle to Mohi Bush
Down and up Maraetotara Road to the reserve overlooking the valley; check on pest control that we helped install some years ago.
13 Apr Kaweka Flats
We haven’t been here for a while: an attractive walk through beech forest then along to the bivvy. Iron Whare is also nearby.
20 Apr Crownthorpe Cycle
Another old favourite from Pukehamoamoa – a couple of moderate hills plus long, fast stretches.
27 Apr Bell Rock
An iconic Hawke’s Bay attraction: stands of pest-free bush, tussocky tops and spectacular limestone formations.
04 May Mystery Ride
Prepare your bikes. Where will Mr Hare take us?
Over the hills and far away………
11 May Happy Daze Hut
Over farmland to beautiful bush in the Ruahine foothills.