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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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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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The Winter Time Trial – Round 1 – Results

The Winter Time Trial – Round 1 – Results

Saturday’s time trial was certainly sponsored by rain…. (The canopy on my van was certainly my best asset today) A pretty horrid day for it but yet 5 plucky people turned up ready to set the first time of the season. All got round safe. Two new faces turned up and they seemed to be keen to have another go in a months time!! Thanks to all the marshals as always Results can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jIjHwhWHeILqju5nDbejmVaXsdsBs0vqJTFtHdf72C8/edit?usp=sharing The rest of you … Read entire article »

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The Winter Time Trial – Round 1

The Winter Time Trial – Round 1

Hello all, Dont forget round 1 is tomorrow morning. Start how you mean to go on and set your alarms, eat your porridge and get your ‘yes i can’ head on!! Usual terms and conditions, sign on at 9:15 for a 9:30 start. All are welcome. Weather looks less windy than today and dry until about 12 so should be at home by then. Looking forward to seeing a good turnout. Rob Full details can be found here: Gateway Winter Time Trial … Read entire article »

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Last Gateway Time Trial of 2015

Last Gateway Time Trial of 2015

Hello all. As the title says, next Wednesday (26th August) will see the Gateway summer TT run for the last time this year. The nights are drawing in now and it will soon mean riding home in the dark if we do any more. Come along and ride, even if it’s your first one as the time you record will give you a target for next Summer. Here’s looking forward to the Winter TT which usually starts in … Read entire article »

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Sunday Easy Rides

Sunday Easy Rides

Gateway Cycling are committed to providing rides for all types of riders, and as such will now be running regular ‘easy’ rides. These rides will start on Sunday 24/05/15, and will run every Sunday. These rides are aimed at riders who are not completely new to cycling (for those who are new to cycling we run a monthly ‘beginners’ ride), but may be new to club cycling. This ride is not limited to prospective new members, members … Read entire article »

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Ride Report – Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 12th April

Ride Report – Newbie, Beginners and Family Ride – Sun 12th April

Nine of us met up this morning outside Blackshots Leisure Centre, 6 members and 3 newbies. Jon L was our assistant for the morning – keeping an eye open for our peloton from the rear. These nippy spring mornings make it very difficult in deciding what to wear – the sun played it’s part and we soon warmed up as we headed for Bulphan via Orsett. We had only missed, by minutes, the 9 o’clock ‘Blue … Read entire article »

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Beginners Ride – 1 March – Ride Report

Beginners Ride – 1 March – Ride Report

We met at Blackshots (Bob D and Jon Lane were there to see us off) and had a steady ride out to Puddledock Café for breakfast, before returning via Thames Chase/Fen Lane. The wind was very blustery in places but at least the sun was out and was quite warm if you could get out of the wind. Well done to John, Sharon, Matt, Burt and Frances B. for a great effort today. I hope … Read entire article »

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Try a Beginners Ride

Try a Beginners Ride

This Sunday (1st March), we’ll be running another easy paced ride which will be suitable for new riders, riders who want to try club cycling for the first time or just those that want to enjoy a slower paced, shorter ride. We plan to run these regularly and we’ll have an entry in the Event Calendar with details of the upcoming rides. We’ll also include a named ride leader so you know who to introduce yourself … Read entire article »

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Sunday Easy Rides

Sunday Easy Rides

From this Sunday (15th February), we’ll be running an easy paced ride which will be suitable for new riders, riders who want to try club cycling for the first time or just those that want to enjoy a slower paced, shorter ride. We plan to run these regularly and we’ll have an entry in the Event Calendar with details of the upcoming rides.  We’ll also include a named ride leader so you know who to introduce … Read entire article »

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