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The Bootie Ride is the HCR endurance builder.  Long flat grind from Wellington out to the Upper Hutt Valley topped off by a steady climb to the top of the Akatarawa Hills.  The bonus of this effort is the return trip is typically tailwind and downhill all the way to town.  

Course Description

Distance 120km

Elevation Gain 866m

Start Location

Iride Thorndon Quay


The profile below only shows the outward journey. Double it to get home.

59.9 km, n/a


Want to start cycling with a friendly group of enthusiasts? Come along for a ride and see if you like it.