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Gateway Wednesday Off Road Ride: 3rd August by Bob Drake

Gateway Wednesday Off Road Ride: 3rd August by Bob Drake

Fourteen riders today on the mostly off road ride to Hornchurch Country Park. Really good route, new to some but seemed to be enjoyed by everyone, if you’re not used to it this off-roading can seem quite hard work but enjoyable none the less. I’ve no doubt Peter will be asked to do another one before the summer is out. … Read entire article »

Gateway Wednesday Ride 27th July by Bob Drake

Gateway Wednesday Ride 27th July by Bob Drake

Twelve plus one on the midweek ride today. No dramas just a usual sociable morning out with the club. It was suggested by some that for a change probably next week we have a mainly off road ride to the Spitfire cafe in Ingrebourne Park. The start would probably be Blackshots Leisure centre Grays. … Read entire article »

Gateway Wednesday Ride 20th July

Gateway Wednesday Ride 20th July

Twelve riders on the midweek ride today. Most of the roads closed by yesterday’s fires are now open and all eventually made the cafe in their preferred groups. Weather still rather on the warm side but much cooler than Tuesday. Vic D rode again and is doing very well considering his serious injuries. All in all another successful drama free gateway ride. Bob Drake   … Read entire article »

Typical Wednesday Gateway Berwick Ponds Ride

Typical Wednesday Gateway Berwick Ponds Ride

The typical Wednesday Berwick Ponds Ride starts off a little disjointed. It depends who is talking to whom and about what. We start at around 10 o’clock and in several groups, making our way to the main reason for the ride – the Puddledock Cafe lunchtime break. The full route is as shown on the map but there are various shorter options and alternatives. … Read entire article »

Sunday 10th July Recreation Ride to Barleylands

Sunday 10th July Recreation Ride to Barleylands

About twenty of us gathered at Bulphan on a perfect sunny Sunday morning. The slightly speedier riders set off as usual and us leisure riders at a steadier pace. Ably led by Dave, along with newcomers Jane and Hanh, with Terry and me. Out towards Dunton’s back lanes and through the ‘caravan park’ to Laindon with its ever changing building developments. Crossing the bridge over the A127 and on to Noak Bridge. A left turn … Read entire article »

Gateway Sunday Ride to Hyde Hall

Gateway Sunday Ride to Hyde Hall

A lovely sunny Sunday morning ride. We split into 2 groups of 6 or 7 and made our own way to Hyde Hall (although both groups went the same way!) We set off from Bulphan via Doesgate Lane and Lower Dunton Road where we picked up Chris Garside waiting for us to go by. Onward to pass the Boot Sale and then up Little Burstead Hill through Billericay to Goatsmoor Lane and towards Stock, working … Read entire article »

๐Ÿ‘WE ACHIEVED A QUORUM ๐Ÿ‘

๐Ÿ‘WE ACHIEVED A QUORUM ๐Ÿ‘

Thanks to all who attended last night – the club now has a functioning and Constitutional committee. … Read entire article »

TRAINS AND BOATS AND BIKES…

TRAINS AND BOATS AND BIKES…

A warm overcast Thursday 30thย June 2022 – From Grays – Dave and Sharon and me met with Francis B on the 09.48 train, collecting Tracy at Ockendon and picking up Roy at Barking. Off here and along the newly discovered very quiet backway route โ€“ leading to Barking Riverside station still under construction. Through the works and red and white cones to the Pontoon Pier for the 11.50 Uber boat, upstream to the City. Space … Read entire article »

TrailNet at Gateway EGM

TrailNet at Gateway EGM

In addition to the EGM Geoff Fletcher from TrailNet will be coming along to give a short talk about the work they do. For those who donโ€™t know, TrailNet is a community interest company set up by Geoff with the aim of promoting physical outdoor activity. To this end they arrange a number of cycling related activities. There will be time to ask questions afterwards. … Read entire article »