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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 »

Gateway Awards Night – Friday 12th Feb 2016

Gateway Awards Night – Friday 12th Feb 2016

Remember everyone, the next club night is Awards Night.   All members, and family, are welcome to join us on the February club night to celebrate the successes of 2015 and look forward to 2016. There will be free coffee/tea and soft drinks plus cake/biscuits and other nice things to eat. … Read entire article »

Beginners Ride Sunday 17th Jan

Beginners Ride Sunday 17th Jan

This Sunday, 17th January will be a ride 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 Ride Leader when you arrive. The route will … Read entire article »

Sunday Improver Rides 2016

Sunday Improver Rides 2016

Gateway Cycling are starting their Regular Improver rides every Sunday for 2016. Gateway Cycling are committed to providing rides for all types of riders, and as such will now be running regular ‘Improver’s’ rides. These rides will run every Sunday at our normal start time of 09:30. This ride used to be called the ‘Easy’ ride but due to some misunderstandings recently we have decided to change the name to ‘Improvers’ ride. These rides are aimed at … Read entire article »

New Years Day Recreation Ride

New Years Day Recreation Ride

Dear All. Not that long back from the first Club ride of 2016. 12 – 13 came along to a damp nippy start, the youngest being three years old, the oldest – I better not say… A slow steady pace with time to chat – everyone pretty much keeping together. At the Mardyke Valley we negotiated a few spots of mud and a couple of puddles without incident. On through Watts Wood and past the Circus Tavern, usually … Read entire article »

Club Kit Reminder

Hello all Just a reminder that Gianluca from our new kit supplier (Prosport Distribution) is coming to our club night this Friday (Dec 11th) with samples of their kit in all of the sizes for us to try on. Steve will be taking orders for the new kit and will require a deposit for each item ordered. Even if you don’t want to order kit this Friday, it is still worth coming along so as to make sure that you know what size to order when you do want it. Dave C … Read entire article »