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Women’s Ride – 9 April 2017

Our first women’s ride will be on Sunday 9 April 2017 led by Frances.  This will be a steady paced ride (13-14mph average) of approx 36 miles (Bulphan to Bulphan).  There will be a cafe stop! Meet us at Bulphan School at 08:45 for a 09:00 start.  There are a few parking spaces at the school. Make sure your bike is roadworthy, bring along a pump and spare tubes, a drink and energy bar/gel.   Please wear a helmet. Look forward to seeing you! … Read entire article »

Sunday Club rides

As we are now in Spring, club rides will start at 9am. Please aim to arrive in Bulphan for 8:45. There will usually be three or four groups. Leisure 20 to 30 miles @ 10 to 12mph Intermediate 30 to 40 miles @ 14 to 16mph Advanced 50 miles plus @ 16 to 18mph If any group is more than ten it may split up to avoid blocking up the road. We will always try to ensure that anyone cycling with us is not left on their own. … Read entire article »

Watch this Space

Watch this Space

Coming soon, a series of women only rides which will introduce you to Gateway Cycling. We know that coming along to a cycling club for the first time can be a bit daunting, so we’d like to make it easier by organising a few women only rides, with the aim of introducing you to the Club, cycling in a group and cycling on the road, and hopefully encourage you to get on your bike. So if you … Read entire article »

What does 2017 hold?

What does 2017 hold?

Now that we are edging into 2017 and I think that winter riding/training is firmly underway. Have you thought about what 2017 will hold for you? Have you set a goal to achieve this year? An event you want to set a PB in? Something new you would like to try? Move up a group on a Sunday ride? Give a club training ride ago? Give racing a go? Concur a mountain? It’s good to set targets and … Read entire article »

Gateway Cycling New Year’s Day Ride – 1st Jan 2017

Gateway Cycling New Year’s Day Ride – 1st Jan 2017

The old year is slipping away and the new one fast approaching and it’s time to start afresh… So do come and join us for the traditional family Gateway Cycling – New Year’s Day Ride. This event has been running for many years – through fair weather and foul! The route is mainly flat and easy and all ‘off road’ along cycle paths and tracks. It’s ideal for youngsters and less experienced riders – at a … Read entire article »

Santa Ride 2016

Santa Ride 2016

Santa is getting ready for his outing to Hyde Hall. He will be leaving Bulphan on the 18th December @ 09:30, so dress up in your favourite Christmas outfit and join our merry throng! We will be raising funds for Little Havens hospice, so get your friends & relatives to give you some cash for dressing up! Gateway Cycling will be donating £100 to this worthy cause. … Read entire article »

Gateway Annual Hill Climb 2016 – Sunday 6th November

Gateway Annual Hill Climb 2016 – Sunday 6th November

For the fourth year running we will be using Childerditch Lane again for our hill climb, it will start at 10:00 at the bottom of Childerditch Lane on the north (Brentwood) side of the A127, and is for club members only. Although it’s a hill climb, it isn’t too severe and is suitable for all types of riders, and it would be good to see the ‘easy’ ride group and the ‘beginners’ have a go. … Read entire article »

Club Chairman

Club Chairman

Hello to all Due to personal , and work commitments, I will be stepping down from being club chairman. I feel that the committee, and club, needs a new person for this post who can give the time ,and effort, that is required. I would like to take this opportunity in thanking all those I have worked with on previous committees and those in the back ground – big thanks. I ask you all to consider whether you might be able to  … Read entire article »

Gateway @ the Velodrome & Octobers Club Night

Gateway @ the Velodrome & Octobers Club Night

Gateway had their first taster of riding the Olympic park velodrome as a group on Sunday and it was a hit. Nearly 30 riders turned up to hire kit and bikes to have a go at a taster style group session. Coaching catered to the group was well received with people progressing much quicker than the public sessions and confidence was high given that you know the wheels you are following. The Gateway pursuit team will … Read entire article »