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Southend Wheelers Annual Burnham and Baddow Challenge – Sunday 10th February

A message from our friends at Southend Wheelers: Southend Wheelers will be holding their Annual Burnham & Baddow Challenge on Sunday 10 Feb Cost to enter. £5.00. (Once costs are covered a proportion of profits will be donated to charity). Sign on , on the day East Hanningfield Village Hall The Tye East Hanningfield Essex CM3 8AE Refreshments Available Please note – there is no parking at the venue, marshals will guide you to nearby parking Route instructions sheets will be available at the start. Please note that this year there will not be any signage GPX routes will be available on club website IMPORTANT NOTE. We do not wish to deter anyone however we think it is important that we make it very clear that this challenge event is aimed only at experienced cyclists, able to ride solo … Read entire article »

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Bob’s mid week ride to Kent

Bob’s mid week ride to Kent

We were lucky enough to have two submissions from our club members for this ride. Both the ride leader, Jon L, and the venerable Bob have both written about Bob’s Wednesday group ride across the river into Kent. Rather than choose one over the other, or mash them together into one edit, we’ve put both of them below with a few photos taken during this ride and the recce ride by Chris G and Phil … Read entire article »

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Gateway AGM 2018

Gateway AGM 2018

A reminder that Friday 13th April is the Gateway AGM. Usual location, doors open at 7.30pm for a prompt start. Last year’s minutes and this year’s Agenda can be downloaded using the links below or from the files area. … Read entire article »

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Gateway AGM 2017

Gateway AGM 2017

A reminder that Friday 21st April is the Gateway AGM. Usual location, doors open at 7.30pm for a prompt start. Last year’s minutes and this year’s Agenda can be downloaded using the links below or from the files area.   … Read entire article »

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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 »

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RSPB Rainham Marshes September Cycling Events

RSPB Rainham Marshes September Cycling Events

Autumn is here and our friends at RSPB Rainham Marshes have some events they want to share with us.  Here are the details they have passed on: Guided Cycle Ride – day trip Saturday 10 September, 11 am-3 pm Explore the RSPB Rainham Marshes Riverwall and further afield with a cycle expert and guide, and discover the wildlife and the amazing views! This guided off road cycle ride will take you on good paths, stopping along the way … Read entire article »

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Coach Core Apprenticeship Opportunity

Coach Core Apprenticeship Opportunity

A message from our friends at Active Essex Hi, The Royal Foundation alongside Active Essex have a number of Coach Core Apprenticeship opportunities for individuals aged between 16 – 24 who are not in any current further education, employment or training upon the start date of the programme. It is a 12 month programme for individuals who have an interest and are passionate about sport and coaching. At the end of the programme individuals will leave with … Read entire article »

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RSPB Rainham Marshes Summer Cycling Events

RSPB Rainham Marshes Summer Cycling Events

Our friends at RSPB Rainham Marshes have some events planned for this summer.  Here are the details they have passed on: Get Active in Nature this summer at Rainham Marshes, in Essex, try climbing, cycling (including bike hire!), running, yoga and even Nordic walking whatever takes your fancy!  Explore the amazing nature reserve taking in the sights and sounds of wildlife, before finishing your day with coffee, cake and a chat! July Events   Guided Cycle Ride Saturday 23 July, … Read entire article »

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EGM – Friday 8th July

Dear club members, the Emergency General meeting has been rescheduled for Friday 8th July. The EGM will take place during the club night and will include in the agenda voting on the acceptance of a new constitution and changing the club status to a limited by guarantee company. The agenda, proposed constitution and articles of association can be downloaded using the links below. Please review these documents and if you have any questions please email them to a member of the executive committee. Note that only current members are eligible to vote. … Read entire article »

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Beginners Ride – Sunday 20th March

Beginners Ride – Sunday 20th March

This Sunday, 20th March, we’ll be running another easy paced ride. This ride will be 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 … Read entire article »

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