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Gateway Family Ride to Thameside Nature Park – Sunday 4th September

Gateway Family Ride to Thameside Nature Park – Sunday 4th September

Gateway Cycling is arranging a ride over to the Thameside Nature Park in Mucking on Sunday September 4th 2016.The ride will be suitable for new riders, families or those that enjoy a slower paced shorter ride. Meet up outside the Blackshots Sports Centre by the cycle stands in front of the centre  at 9.15am for a 9.30am departure. Please make yourself known to the ride leader  Dave, when you arrive..The ride will be at a … Read entire article »

Gateway Summer TT Week 12

Gateway Summer TT Week 12

The Gateway time trial is now nearing the end of the season, and with that comes the Summer harvest. The farmers tractors were charging up and down the lanes to get the harvest in and some riders had a few hold ups, three had to be held on the start line due to a combine harvester working it’s way up Dunnings lane, and a couple had to halt to let tractors past. Eight riders took part … Read entire article »

Gateway Club Nights

Gateway Club Nights

With August club night at the end of the week, the club would like to encourage members to come along and participate in drinking tea, eating cake and socialize away from the bike with the whole club and not just the regular ride groups. We are going to try and make more of a feature of club nights as this seems to be a dying activity of the more popular web based/social media cycling clubs … Read entire article »

Gateway Time Trial

Gateway Time Trial

Now we’re getting on towards the end of August there are only another 3 or 4 weeks left to try your hand (or legs) at this. Our Wednesday evening time trial is open to all of our club riders, whatever your abilities. We also welcome new riders that are not a member of another club. This event is not to race other riders, but an opportunity to test yourself and to see how you improve over … Read entire article »

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 »