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Sunday Easy Rides

Sunday Easy Rides

Gateway Cycling are committed to providing rides for all types of riders, and as such will now be running regular ‘easy’ rides. These rides will start on Sunday 24/05/15, and will run every Sunday. These rides are aimed at riders who are not completely new to cycling (for those who are new to cycling we run a monthly ‘beginners’ ride), but may be new to club cycling. This ride is not limited to prospective new members, members … Read entire article »

Gateway Weekly Summer Time Trial

Gateway Weekly Summer Time Trial

During the summer Gateway Cycling runs a weekly time trial on a Wednesday evening. This year we are starting on Wednesday 27th May, see the Summer Time Trial page (under the ‘Road’ tab at the top of the page) for details. We would like to encourage all riders to take part, remember that it is not a contest between riders, but a chance to see how you can improve your own performance and to give yourself … Read entire article »

Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 10th May

Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 10th May

This Sunday, 10th May, we’ll be running another easy paced ride. This ride will be suitable for new riders, families, or those that want to enjoy a slower paced, shorter ride. It is open to members and non-members. We’ll meet from 08:15am at Blackshots Sports Centre and will start the ride at 08:30am. The meeting place is on the walkway just outside the entrance to the sports centre. Make sure you make your self known to the … Read entire article »

Potash Spring Classic – Race Report

Potash Spring Classic – Race Report

On the weekend Debs, Ian, Trevor and Myself took part in the first Potash Spring Classic.  The course was twisty and narrow and as the private wood is usually used for paint balling they were able to incorporate some interesting man-made features. You can get a flavour of what it was like in the video below. Debs and Ian had minor offs and I had to pull out after four laps due to mechanical problems but … Read entire article »

Matt Saunders – Chelmer & Ford CC 10 mile TT

Matt Saunders – Chelmer & Ford CC 10 mile TT

Well done Matt Saunders with your result in the Chelmer & Ford Cycling Clubs 10 mile Time Trial on 23rd April.  Matt took 11th place in a very competitive field, showing what hard work and dedication can do. … Read entire article »

Ride Report – Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 12th April

Ride Report – Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 12th April

Nine of us met up this morning outside Blackshots Leisure Centre, 6 members and 3 newbies. Jon L was our assistant for the morning – keeping an eye open for our peloton from the rear. These nippy spring mornings make it very difficult in deciding what to wear – the sun played it’s part and we soon warmed up as we headed for Bulphan via Orsett. We had only missed, by minutes, the 9 o’clock ‘Blue … Read entire article »

Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 12th April

Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 12th April

This Sunday, 12th April, we’ll be running another easy paced ride. This ride will be suitable for new riders, families, or those that want to enjoy a slower paced, shorter ride. It is open to members and non-members. We’ll meet from 08:15am at Blackshots Sports Centre and will start the ride at 08:30am. The meeting place is on the walkway just outside the entrance to the sports centre. Make sure you make your self known to the … Read entire article »

Club Run Photo

Club Run Photo

A few weeks ago our club run went up Toot Hill and there was a photographer there taking pictures of the Hainault CC hilly time trial. His name is Davey Jones, and he has contacted us and very kindly given us a copy of the file to use as we wish. The picture in this article has been made smaller for use on the website, the original is much larger and should print out nicely. If … Read entire article »

Mother’s Day Beginners and Family Ride – Sunday 15th March

Mother’s Day Beginners and Family Ride – Sunday 15th March

This Sunday, 15th March, we’ll be running another easy paced ride.  This ride will be suitable for new riders, families, or those that want to enjoy a slower paced, shorter ride. It is open to members and non-members. We’ll meet from 08:15am at Blackshots and will start the ride at 08:30am. The meeting place is on the walkway just outside the entrance to the sports centre.  Make sure you make your self known to the Ride … Read entire article »