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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 »

Local Heroes

Local Heroes

This is the actual bike on which local (Corringham) rider Vic Gibbons won the 1953 British Time Trial Championship. Vic won again in 1955 and was second several times. He also won British Best All-Rounder 1953 and 1954. His team, from the Brentwood Road Club, also won many national Time Trial Championships. One of his team, Richard Spanton was also local, living all his life in Grays. Vic died some years ago, in his seventies, and Dick … Read entire article »

New Club Kit

New Club Kit

To all members. At the December Club meeting (Friday 11th) we have arranged for a representative from our new club kit supplier to attend. They will be bringing samples of the new kit (not in our design) in a full range of sizes from extra small to 5XL so you can all try them on and we can get the correct sizes for everyone with regard to new orders, and future orders, that we will be … Read entire article »

Awards and Appreciation Night: 8th Jan 2016

Awards and Appreciation Night: 8th Jan 2016

Date: 8th January 2016 Time: 7:30pm – 10pm Where: usual club meeting place. All members, and family, are welcomed to the January club night in order to celebrate 2015 and to chat about 2016. This evening is taking place in the new year as December can be very busy with work do’s etc. There will be free coffee/tea and soft drinks plus cake/biscuits and other nice things to eat. So come along, with your family, and tell us about the carbon … Read entire article »

The Winter Time Trial – Round 1 – Results

The Winter Time Trial – Round 1 – Results

Saturday’s time trial was certainly sponsored by rain…. (The canopy on my van was certainly my best asset today) A pretty horrid day for it but yet 5 plucky people turned up ready to set the first time of the season. All got round safe. Two new faces turned up and they seemed to be keen to have another go in a months time!! Thanks to all the marshals as always Results can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jIjHwhWHeILqju5nDbejmVaXsdsBs0vqJTFtHdf72C8/edit?usp=sharing The rest of you … Read entire article »