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Club Welfare Officer

Gateway Cycling still need someone to volunteer to be our Club Welfare Officer. The role is to promote the club/organisation’s policy and procedures for the protection of children and vulnerable adults. Over the last year the club’s junior membership has grown and this growth is expected to continue, especially as we now coach young people. Even without BC making a CWO mandatory it is still necessary for us to have someone in this role. If you want to be part of this club’s growth and continued success and this is a role you would be interested then please contact myself or the club secretary, or come talk to one of us at the next club night. Candidate CWOs will need to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS, this replaces the old CRB … Read entire article »

Gateway AGM 2017

Gateway AGM 2017

A reminder that Friday 21st April is the Gateway AGM. Usual location, doors open at 7.30pm for a prompt start. Last year’s minutes and this year’s Agenda can be downloaded using the links below or from the files area.   … Read entire article »

Gateway Easter Monday Family Ride

Gateway Easter Monday Family Ride

On Easter Monday April 17th we will be running  an easy paced ride to the RSPB in Purfleet. 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 09.15 am at Blackshots Sports Centre and will start the ride at 09:30am. The meeting place is on the walkway just outside the entrance to the sports centre. Make … Read entire article »

Women’s Ride – 14 May 2017

Women’s Ride – 14 May 2017

Our second women’s ride will be out to Hyde Hall, which is a distance of approximately 37 miles, Bulphan to Bulphan.  This will be a steady ride and no one will be left behind.  There will be a cafe stop! Meet at Bulphan School car park at 8.45 for a 9.00am depart.  Make sure your bike is roadworthy, bring along a pump and spare tubes, a drink and energy bars/gels and some cash for coffee/tea/cake.   … Read entire article »

Women’s Ride – 9 April 2017

Our first women’s ride will be on Sunday 9 April 2017 led by Frances.  This will be a steady paced ride (13-14mph average) of approx 36 miles (Bulphan to Bulphan).  There will be a cafe stop! Meet us at Bulphan School at 08:45 for a 09:00 start.  There are a few parking spaces at the school. Make sure your bike is roadworthy, bring along a pump and spare tubes, a drink and energy bar/gel.   Please wear a helmet. Look forward to seeing you! … Read entire article »

Sunday Club rides

As we are now in Spring, club rides will start at 9am. Please aim to arrive in Bulphan for 8:45. There will usually be three or four groups. Leisure 20 to 30 miles @ 10 to 12mph Intermediate 30 to 40 miles @ 14 to 16mph Advanced 50 miles plus @ 16 to 18mph If any group is more than ten it may split up to avoid blocking up the road. We will always try to ensure that anyone cycling with us is not left on their own. … Read entire article »

Watch this Space

Watch this Space

Coming soon, a series of women only rides which will introduce you to Gateway Cycling. We know that coming along to a cycling club for the first time can be a bit daunting, so we’d like to make it easier by organising a few women only rides, with the aim of introducing you to the Club, cycling in a group and cycling on the road, and hopefully encourage you to get on your bike. So if you … Read entire article »

What does 2017 hold?

What does 2017 hold?

Now that we are edging into 2017 and I think that winter riding/training is firmly underway. Have you thought about what 2017 will hold for you? Have you set a goal to achieve this year? An event you want to set a PB in? Something new you would like to try? Move up a group on a Sunday ride? Give a club training ride ago? Give racing a go? Concur a mountain? It’s good to set targets and … Read entire article »

Gateway Cycling New Year’s Day Ride – 1st Jan 2017

Gateway Cycling New Year’s Day Ride – 1st Jan 2017

The old year is slipping away and the new one fast approaching and it’s time to start afresh… So do come and join us for the traditional family Gateway Cycling – New Year’s Day Ride. This event has been running for many years – through fair weather and foul! The route is mainly flat and easy and all ‘off road’ along cycle paths and tracks. It’s ideal for youngsters and less experienced riders – at a … Read entire article »