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1KC Hamilton 2017 – Is it Raining?

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Checkpoint 5 - Skyline

1KC Hamilton Start 2017 It has been just on three weeks since my failed attempt at the North Island 1600 ride due to weather and a sore rib. In that time the rib is a lot better but still giving the odd twinge when I pull stuff towards me, so I am hoping that it will not hinder this ride…. Read more »

The 1KC Rides

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Put Saturday 4 November 2017 in your ride calendars right away! This November will once again see two 1,000km Cruise rides on the same day – the 1KCs. One will start and finish in Wellington, the second will start and finish in Hamilton. The routes for each will be different, with briefing, instructions and checkpoint information sent to registered riders… Read more »

1KC 2016 – 12 hours of riding

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Hamilton 1KC (1000km ride) The Hamilton 1KC ride happened on the 5th November 2016 and was eagerly awaited. The rough route was put out shortly after it was announced so I put it into Basecamp to see what it looked like. Not bad with mostly main roads although a big stretch down SH2 at 80km was not too hot. Might… Read more »

1KC – Hamilton 7th November 2015

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The 2015 Hamilton 1KC ride – Nice!!!! My last real ride was the NI1600 and I registered with the NZ Distance Riders Club for the 1KC a while ago. My bike is about 1,700km away from its 30K service and my tires have about 3,000km left in them so I have not been out much. I had a rough route mapped… Read more »