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Gateway Family Ride to Hardie Park – Sunday 31st July

Gateway Family Ride to Hardie Park – Sunday 31st July

Gateway Cycling is organising this family friendly easy ride starting from Blackshots to Hardie Park in Stanford. It’s a distance of about 8 miles there and back. All are welcome; it will be a flat traffic free route along dedicated cycle tracks. There will be an experienced ride leader at both the front and rear; no one will be left behind… The pace will be where you can pedal and chat at the same time We ask … Read entire article »

Coach Core Apprenticeship Opportunity

Coach Core Apprenticeship Opportunity

A message from our friends at Active Essex Hi, The Royal Foundation alongside Active Essex have a number of Coach Core Apprenticeship opportunities for individuals aged between 16 – 24 who are not in any current further education, employment or training upon the start date of the programme. It is a 12 month programme for individuals who have an interest and are passionate about sport and coaching. At the end of the programme individuals will leave with … Read entire article »

RSPB Rainham Marshes Summer Cycling Events

RSPB Rainham Marshes Summer Cycling Events

Our friends at RSPB Rainham Marshes have some events planned for this summer.  Here are the details they have passed on: Get Active in Nature this summer at Rainham Marshes, in Essex, try climbing, cycling (including bike hire!), running, yoga and even Nordic walking whatever takes your fancy!  Explore the amazing nature reserve taking in the sights and sounds of wildlife, before finishing your day with coffee, cake and a chat! July Events   Guided Cycle Ride Saturday 23 July, … Read entire article »

Bike Week Round Up

Bike Week Round Up

BIKE WEEK ROUND UP Following Bike Week, 11th to 19th June, here are just a couple of the Gateway Cycling events during the week… LAKESIDE On Tuesday 14th a few of us manned a stand at Lakeside Thurrock where we distributed leaflets and advice to the passing shoppers. We were not overwhelmed but we had a trickle of interest and some interesting conversations. Alongside us were Evans Cycles with a display of varies bikes and details of their … Read entire article »

Gateway Cycling Events During Bike Week Saturday 11th June – Sunday 19th June 2016

Gateway Cycling Events During Bike Week Saturday 11th June – Sunday 19th June 2016

BULPHAN RIDES Sunday 12th June, meeting at 9.15 – depart 9.30. Location: Bulphan C of E School Fen Lane Bulphan RM14 3RL. Broadly three levels of ride will leave from here: One, for fit experienced riders, at a fast pace, with an average speed of above 16mph and a distance of fifty miles or more taking in country side, villages, hills and varying terrain. Two, a medium paced ride of about 16mph or less, a distance of … Read entire article »

EGM – Friday 8th July

Dear club members, the Emergency General meeting has been rescheduled for Friday 8th July. The EGM will take place during the club night and will include in the agenda voting on the acceptance of a new constitution and changing the club status to a limited by guarantee company. The agenda, proposed constitution and articles of association can be downloaded using the links below. Please review these documents and if you have any questions please email them to a member of the executive committee. Note that only current members are eligible to vote. … Read entire article »

Thurrock Cycle Marathon Sun 5th June

Thurrock Cycle Marathon Sun 5th June

details obtained from Thurrock Gov site: Thurrock Cycle Marathon Sunday, 5 June 2016 – 9:00am to 12:30pm Mar Dyke Valley Rotary Club’s Annual Thurrock Cycle Marathon takes place on Sunday 5 June, gathering at 9am by the Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, for a 9:30am start. The event will be marshalled until 12:30pm. The entrance fee is £10 per cyclist – those under the age of 16 can ride free of charge but must be accompanied by an adult. All cyclists ride … Read entire article »

London Riverbank Recreation Ride Report

London Riverbank Recreation Ride Report

There were 5 of us who met up at Barking station on a breezy Saturday morning, Taking a quiet route out of Barking and via a series of cycle paths and roads made our way to the Woolwich ferry. The crossing over was quick and efficient and soon we were on our way heading westwards towards the centre of London. We cycled past the Thames barrier and up to the O2 arena for an early lunch. Thereafter … Read entire article »

Family Ride to Rainham Marshes – Sunday 24th April

Family Ride to Rainham Marshes – Sunday 24th April

Gateway Cycling is organising this family friendly easy ride starting from Blackshots to the Purfleet – RSPB centre. It’s a distance of about twelve miles there and back. All are welcome; it will be a flat traffic free route along dedicated cycle tracks and the paths through the Davy Down Country Park. There will be an experienced ride leader at both the front and rear; no one will be left behind… The pace will be where … Read entire article »