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Recreational Ride to Kent – Ride Report

Recreational Ride to Kent – Ride Report

We met up at the Quayside to get the ferry over to Gravesend. Even at 10.00am it was already quite hot on what turned out to be a glorious summer day.   The five of us bumped along the canal tow path from Gravesend up to Higham and then turned northwards up to the Cliffe Nature Reserve. where we had our first stop at a cafe overlooking a lake. We pushed onto Rochester first on a bust road … Read entire article »

Wednesday 8th July Windy Ride

Wednesday 8th July Windy Ride

Forecast for Wednesday is for strong winds, but never the less we will be meeting up at The Whitmore Arms, Orsett, at 10am as usual for 25 mile(ish) easy ride to a café somewhere for an early lunch. All welcome. Bob D. … Read entire article »

Recreational Ride to Kent Saturday 4th July

David Fish will be leading a gentle paced ride over to Rochester on Saturday July 4th. We will be on quiet country lanes and trails suitable for mtbs and hybrids. Meet up at the Tilbury riverside landing stage for the ferry to Gravesend at 10.00am for the 10.15am ferry. Total distance will be around 25-30 miles with several stops. Hope you can make it, the more the merrier, and all welcome. … Read entire article »

Wednesday 1st July Easy Ride

This Wednesday is predicted to be very hot, so maybe a trip to the riverside might be appropriate at either Mucking or Rainham. This will be decided by whoever turns up (we are very democratic). Start 10am Whitmore Arms, Orsett, distance no more than 25 miles, pace to suit slowest rider (probably me). Bob D. … Read entire article »

Wednesday 24th June Easy Ride

As I know several of our regulars are on holiday this week I propose a 25 mile easy ride with a lunch stop. Start Whitmore Arms Orsett at 10am, the pace to suit whoever turns up. We’ll aim to be back at Orsett about 1:30pm. Bob D. … Read entire article »

Bike Week – Seaside Special – Ride Report

Bike Week – Seaside Special – Ride Report

Nine riders met up this morning at Chalkwell for the Seaside Special. There were seven Gateway members and two guests. Frances led the train and we had a gentle ride down to Uncle Tom’s Cabin. After some refreshments everyone was keen to extend the ride so we carried on past the Garrison estate and looped round via Barling. We were all glad to get back to Rossi’s for another rest and a well deserved ice cream. … Read entire article »

Bike Week – Thameside – Ride Report

Bike Week – Thameside – Ride Report

There were 10 of us all together meeting up outside Stanford Station. The weather was warm and perfect for an evening ride. It was only a short distance to get to the Nature Park and soon we were riding along off road trails. Terry Morris, the warden at Thameside Nature Park, had kindly agreed to keep the visitors centre open for us, where we had coffee and cakes, On the way back we headed towards Wharf Road riding over … Read entire article »

Website Login Issues – Please Read

Due to a security issue on the website all user passwords have been reset. To login or access the Forum you will need to request a new password by using the ‘Lost Password’ link under the Login area.  Use this link and you will be sent an email to the address you have registered with on the Gateway cycling website. Please note that your old password has not been compromised.  All passwords were encrypted. If you have any problems please email webmaster@gatewaycycling.org.uk … Read entire article »

Bike Week 2015 – 20th June – Seaside Special

Bike Week 2015 – 20th June – Seaside Special

A late, but very welcome, addition to our Bike Week events will be a Seaside ride on Saturday 20th June. Join us on the Seaside Special from Chalkwell to Shoebury and back. This ride is suitable for all ages and abilities. Meet outside Chalkwell railway station at 10.30am and we’ll ride along the seafront to Shoebury where we will stop for refreshments before returning. So don’t forget your money, you don’t want to be the one missing … Read entire article »