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But it’s tonight! It’s tonight! (Remind me to tell you the joke with that punchline).

Cycling summed up in two photos. Gateway Cycling AGM Tonight 7:30pm. Orsett Churches Centre Be there or forever wonder have your life might have been different. … Read entire article »

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This time next week you’ll be putting on your Friday night best …….

………. in preparation for the Gateway Cycling AGM2. At a time when there seems to be a shortage of, well just about everything, Gateway Cycling has it all; tea, coffee, cake, pizza, comradeship, camaraderie, suspense and the most eagerly anticipated election since Brexit. 7:30 pm. Friday 8th. October at the Orsett Churches Centre High Rd Orsett Grays RM16 3ER Come along if only to check the accuracy of the claims above.         … Read entire article »

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AGM2 October 8th. October 7:30pm (back in full Technicolor)

  AGM2 October 8th. October 7:30pm. at the Orsett Churches Centre. ( I’m hoping AGM1 will be forgotten about just like HS1, actually just looked it up, it’s the Channel Tunnel etc.). Anyway plenty of notice to allow you to cancel all other plans, stop all the clocks etc.   … Read entire article »

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Friday Club Night

  As a result of negative feedback it has been decided to just have a Club Night this Friday, September 10th. If you want the full story, come along on Friday!! … Read entire article »

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Back by popular demand! For one night only!

Gateway Cycling AGM Friday 10th. September Orsett Churches Centre. … Read entire article »

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Club Night returns tomorrow!

Club night tomorrow, Friday 13th. What could possibly go wrong? No drinks or cake unfortunately, that will commence in September hopefully. See ya there! … Read entire article »

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Some pics to go with Jon’s trip to Upnor.

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Gateway’s donation to Thameside Nature Park

Beautiful day for a ride to Thameside (Mucking) Visitor Centre to hand over a pump and emergency repair kit to be left on site. Jon Lane also present. The closure of the Orsett Cock roundabout and part of the old A13 actually made it a quieter ride. … Read entire article »

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Jon calling Dave Fish

A big thanks to Dave F for oganising this little get together at Coalhouse on Sunday, our first meet up following our enforced absence, it was great to see everyone again… Despite the threat of spring rains, under the leafy green trees at this historic site didn’t dampen our spirits, with jolly chat and an all round happy atmosphere. I didn’t count but I guess about thirty or so of us were gathered. Tina and Phil took some snapshots, could a few of these be posted up on to the website please, it would show ‘the world’ that GWC is getting back – up and running. Further thanks to the committee for giving us all the six pound voucher for the Engine Room café eats, which worked to everyone’s satisfaction. I hope also … Read entire article »

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So, slowly slowly we start a drift towards normality. 

March 29th. the first step. This has widely been reported as a return to the Rule of Six (or two households) and this applies to outdoor spaces and back gardens. Obviously, this covers cycling in general. Where this has become more nuanced for cyclists, is that British Cycling has decided, that as some sports are allowed greater numbers, BC affiliated clubs will be allowed numbers up to 15 in a group. This, however, is only allowed whilst riding and at the start, stop and end points groups cannot be larger than six. And those groups of six should be fixed for the whole of the activity. They also suggested, although not stipulated, that groups take ‘a picnic’ to make the stops more manageable. This, however, comes with many caveats and many … Read entire article »

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