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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 9

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 9

Hi all, I’m pressed for time this week so it’s just a short version for this TT. It was bloomin’ warm! 11 riders 5 PB’s (Frances, Chris K, Graeme G, John W, and Rob H) well done all. 4 riders in the 17’s (John W, Chris K, Graeme G, and Matt S) good effort. 1 rider in the 16’s (Sam B) show off! 🙂 Some very good efforts by the others, with a few being only a second or two off … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 8

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 8

Move along now, there’s nothing to see here…. No really, there’s nothing to see! It was a dismal evening for July, chilly, cloudy, and windy. The wind was gusting quite a lot and blowing riders all over the place, the BBC London website said the wind was blowing at 15mph but I’m sure that the gusts were more than that. That said, 8 riders braved it to have a go, they must have some Belgian genes in … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 7

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 7

We’re halfway through the series now and it’s really is feeling like summer with it being lovely and warm in the evenings, things were warming up nicely on the roads last night as well. So far this year we have had 28 different riders try their hand at our TT. For week 7 we had 11 riders, 8 regulars, 2 returning to us from last year, Trevor W and Chris M, and 1 TT novice, welcome … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 6

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 6

Normal service has been resumed This week 12 riders tried their hand at improving on their previous performances. The weather was lovely and warm again with a light wind from the east which gave a little push from behind down St Marys lane. France H returned to the fold from last year and bettered her best time from then by 30 seconds, which shows how hard she has worked over the winter and spring months. 4 other … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 5

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 5

Damn you Australia v Holland!! Only seven riders tonight, I think that the world cup is having a negative effect on our TT. I’ll try giving Sepp a ring and ask him to change some of the game times. Of the seven Paul J returned from last summer, and Chris P came back for another go after his bad TT last week and beat his best time from last summer. Only Paul E had a PB tonight, … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 4

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 4

Cyclist’s are like flies, when the weather gets warm there are loads of them buzzing about! Last night was a perfect night for the TT, lovely and warm and a slight breeze that was hardly noticeable. 17 riders turned out to test themselves, again some old faces from last summer returned. Two new riders joined us for a ride, Mark B, and Chris K, welcome to the Gateway TT. Of the 17, 1 rider had a problem … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 3

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 3

After a day of atrocious weather the sun came out for the TT, 5 riders also braved it and came to Dunnings lane as well. Ken H and Graeme G have ridden all three TT’s so far. Ken was feeling a bit out of sorts this week, and didn’t have his TT head on, but Graeme put another PB. Steve W returned after a year away and put in a stonking time, well done Steve. Alex M, … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 2

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 2

Getting better, 9 riders this week, which was 9 more than I expected due to the weather looking a bit grim. It remained dry and there wasn’t any wind to speak of, which kept the excuses at bay this evening.  We had 4 riders back from last week, with 3 of them putting in a better time, Ken H, Ian S, and Graeme G, and our regular ‘guest’ Simon A who was on his slow bike! Another … Read entire article »

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Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 1

Gateway Summer Time Trial Series – Week 1

It didn’t feel much like summer this evening as it was very grey and was threatening to rain. We had seven riders tonight which wasn’t bad for the first TT, and we always seem to get off to a slow start at the beginning of the series anyway, although I expect the numbers to improve once we get some warmer, brighter evenings. There were six club members and one guest. Six of these rode last year, Dennis … Read entire article »

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LunarTic Night Rides

LunarTic Night Rides

Fancy riding something a little different? Riding at night brings another dimension to a ride, but this event takes it a step further! You can find more details at www.lunarticrides.co.uk … Read entire article »

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