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  • Auckland's Helicopter Charity Ride is 6th March

    http://www.ulysses.org.nz/pdf/Poster2011.pdf

    The Rescue Helicopter Charity Ride organised by Auckland Ulysses is on Sunday the 6th March, leaving Karaka at 10am sharp.

    For those who haven't been on it before, it is a great buzz riding with so many other bikes.

    $10,000 to $12,000 has been raised in previous years, just thru donations and the sale of t-shirts and badges.

    There are no entry fees.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Auckland's Helicopter Charity Ride is 6th March started by Sis View original post
    Comments 27 Comments
    1. mrmeal's Avatar
      mrmeal -
      I tried to follow the link but it needs me to register or sign in. Any chance leave location details from karaka or other venues can be added to the thread and save a million people signing up to the target site of the link? I'm keen to join and rally some other guys too, good cause!!
    1. Sis's Avatar
      Sis -
      SOrry about the pdf. I didn't realise.

      Am working on getting it to another site

      Sis
    1. mrmeal's Avatar
      mrmeal -
      luuuuvely thanks!
    1. thehovel's Avatar
      thehovel -
      I hope this works Yes it works just click on the file Regards Richard
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    1. Sis's Avatar
      Sis -
      Quote Originally Posted by thehovel View Post
      I hope this works Yes it works just click on the file Regards Richard
      Attachment 232414
      Thanks

      I have also got it on the Ulysses and have changed the link

      See you all there
    1. mrmeal's Avatar
      mrmeal -
      thanks very Much! I see fat max has a thread on here also to get a group together to funnel their way out to Karaka, so depending on how my organisation on the morning goes that looks like a great option.
    1. UK Baz's Avatar
      UK Baz -
      how long is this ride? where does it end? is it city roads or out in the wild?
    1. mrmeal's Avatar
      mrmeal -
      Quote Originally Posted by UK Baz View Post
      how long is this ride? where does it end? is it city roads or out in the wild?
      Looks pretty much up SH1 across the bridge and into AUT campus from the flyer. With the number of bikes involved you'd really not want to complicate it too much I notice there is another event over in Devonport on the same day as well. I'm going to hit the cruise here first and maybe venture over to Devonport and drop a donation in thier charity bucket early afternoon.

      Looking forward to it. I joined the breast cancer charity ride late last year, and had a great day.
    1. caseye's Avatar
      caseye -
      Will be there with bells on, sad to say though only on the little bike this year as the big one is still in bits, only 2 really big bits now though.
    1. Sis's Avatar
      Sis -
      The Ride leaves Karaka Bloodstock Centre and travels up the motorway, using the outside lane.We start filtering across after the Victoria Overpass/New Tunnell and finally get ousrselves into the left lane for the Esmonde Road OffRamp. It is actually Akoranga Drive that we want so it is a left turn once on the Esmonde offramp.

      We have food and drinks available to the Akoranga Campus.

      And we also have a Drill Team demostration

      The Bikers and Blues Event that is on in Devonport has chosen to run their event on the same day so that you get the best of everything.


      Well worth coming along and joining in with the other bikes.

      As well as supporting the Helicopter
    1. Maha's Avatar
      Maha -
      Yip great day to attend both events.
    1. Fatt Max's Avatar
      Fatt Max -
      Quote Originally Posted by Maha View Post
      Yip great day to attend both events.
      Twill be a ripper and no mistake...
    1. hedgier1's Avatar
      hedgier1 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Fatt Max View Post
      Twill be a ripper and no mistake...
      Is the ride still going to be going down Queen Street like all other years????
    1. Maha's Avatar
      Maha -
      Quote Originally Posted by hedgier1 View Post
      Is the ride still going to be going down Queen Street like all other years????
      It was only ever half of Queens st and no, not any more, so wheelies are out!
    1. Nasty's Avatar
      Nasty -
      Quote Originally Posted by Fatt Max View Post
      Twill be a ripper and no mistake...
      hmmm I will havea bike!!!!!!!!!!!! Might have to pick up Bruce to come for a ride.
    1. mrmeal's Avatar
      mrmeal -
      If the weather is anything like we have had in Auckland these last two days, we'll be sweet. fingers crossed...
    1. hellokitty's Avatar
      hellokitty -
      Quote Originally Posted by mrmeal View Post
      If the weather is anything like we have had in Auckland these last two days, we'll be sweet. fingers crossed...
      Long range forecast is for rain, but this is NZ and the forecast doesn't mean anything really... fingers crossed!
    1. hellokitty's Avatar
      hellokitty -
      looks like showers tomorrow - is this ride on regardless of weather "rain or shine"??? Such a good cause... would be a shame if the weather sucked...
    1. UK Baz's Avatar
      UK Baz -
      hope so I don't want to get wet riding South for nothing!
    1. Sis's Avatar
      Sis -
      Thanks to Everyone for the Support.
      Bike numbers were down but the money wasn't so down.

      We have some t shirts still for sale $20.00 goes directly to the Helicopter Trust.

      Please PM me if you want one

      Or a badge $10.00

      Thanks to those who were on their bikes with us today.

      Sis