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Santa Ride Sunday 15th December

Gateway cycling club riders will be wearing festive costumes for its annual Santa ride on Sunday December 15th. Leaving Bulphan at 10.00 am we will ride over to the restaurant at Hanningfield Water Park for some refreshments before riding back to Thurrock. This ride is always well attended so if you see us give us a wave. … Read entire article »

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Events Reminder

Wednesday 11th – lunch at Coalhouse House Fort – there was one space left as of yesterday. Friday 13th evening – Christmas evening buffet – all welcome, first drink free. Sunday 15th – Santa ride at 10.00 from Bulphan         … Read entire article »

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December 2019 Events

Hi all, a reminder about a couple of events coming up. On Friday the 13th December we will be having the Gateway Cycling Christmas buffet at the Kings Arms in Orsett. We start at 7.30 and hope to see loads of you there. Your first drink is on the club and they always lay on a good spread. On Sunday 15th December, there will be the annual Santa ride. This starts in Bulphan at 10.00 and will go to the cafe at Hanningfield. Feel free to attire yourself appropriately. It would be appreciated if some of the more experienced riders would lead this ride, at a slower speed, for the social riders. Mark Woolven has kindly offered to lead this ride, thanks Mark. … Read entire article »

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Gateway Christmas Buffet 2019 – Friday December 13th

A date for your diaries! Please come along to the Christmas buffet on December 13th at the Kings Arms in Orsett starting at 7.30 PM. We have held this event at this venue for the past two years and they have always provided a good spread. Your first drink is free, on the club. We hope to see you there for a chat and good old Christmas cheer. Gateway Committee   … Read entire article »

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Charity Ride in aid of Prostate Cancer

Charity Ride in aid of Prostate Cancer

Saturday 28th September saw a windy and slightly chilly day with 22 riders gathering at Bulphan School for the first Gateway Charity Ride. Dave Fish led 3 recreational riders, a group of 8 riders took to the roads around Berwick Ponds for a leisurely cycle and the Fast Group dashed off to Blackmore. Everyone met at Damyns Aerodrome Café for Bacon Baguettes and Sausage Muffins all washed down with Tea & Coffee. We were met … Read entire article »

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Charity ride Saturday 28th September

Due to the weather forecast for Sunday, the ride has been moved to Saturday 28th. We will start at 9am from Bulphan with an aim to be at Damyns Aerodrome Cafe for between 11 & 11.30am I’m sure there will be routes to suit all grades on the day. See you all Saturday … Read entire article »

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Saturday morning social ride 14th September

From Mark Woolven Nine riders on today’s ride, thank you to Richard for leading the ride at a great pace for the group ? We had two new riders today Ryan and Dan that enjoyed the ride, so hopefully will return and become members. Mark ?‍♂️?‍♂️?‍♂️ … Read entire article »

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Isle of Wight sportive

Isle of Wight sportive

From Mark Woolven Here are some photos of our ride on the Isle of Wight. A very challenging ride to say the least. Would I do it again, yes I would! It was a great day with fantastic company.if you would like a challenge get yourself over there next year. Big thank you to Clint and Simon for taking on this ride. Mark … Read entire article »

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Sunday 29th Sept – Charity Social Ride

On Sunday 29th Sept we will be holding our Charity Social Ride. The intention is to start at Bulphan car park as usual and ride to a cafe for refreshments. Entry will be £5 per rider and we’ll have a collection on the day. The club will match all monies collected. I’ve been in touch with Damyns Aerodrome Cafe and they are happy to accommodate us all. The cafe opens at 10am and is not too far away meaning all abilities can get involved. Faster/stronger riders can do a larger loop and we can all meet up at the cafe. Hopefully the weather will be good and we get a good turnout. … Read entire article »

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Gateway Cycling and Social Media

Following recent issues and outbursts on the club WhatsApp group chat the Committee has received complaints and now considers it necessary to act and provide an appropriate usage statement for the club’s social media to prevent further unfortunate incidents. These guidelines have been advised by British Cycling and are therefore relevant to our being a British Cycling affiliated club. We are sure that you will agree that these guidelines make sense and it is unfortunate that we see a need to publish them. Members are advised that all Social Media used to communicate between club members in relation to club events should comply with the following: Be civil, tasteful and relevant. Do not post messages that are unlawful, libellous, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, sexually oriented or racially offensive. Do not swear. Do … Read entire article »

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