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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 »

2016 AGM

2016 AGM

Hi all Just a reminder that this Friday’s (8th April) club night it is our annual general meeting. Although we realise that some of you will be arriving late due to work commitments, the meeting will start about 7:40-7:45 so please try to get there for the beginning if you can. Please remember that if you haven’t renewed your membership for 2016 you will not be entitled to a vote at this meeting, and although you will be … Read entire article »

Gateway Cycling Coaching

Gateway Cycling Coaching

Starting on the 16th April Gateway Cycling will begin cycle coaching sessions for children aged 7 – 11. These weekly sessions will be all about developing bike skills whilst having fun. The sessions will take place at Hathaway Academy in a safe, off-road environment with our volunteer British Cycling qualified coaches. Each session will include a bike and clothing safety check, warm-up and planned coaching activities, which will progressively develop bike handling skills, improve fitness and … Read entire article »

Beginners Ride – Sunday 20th March

Beginners Ride – Sunday 20th March

This Sunday, 20th 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 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 »