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Local Heroes

Local Heroes

This is the actual bike on which local (Corringham) rider Vic Gibbons won the 1953 British Time Trial Championship. Vic won again in 1955 and was second several times. He also won British Best All-Rounder 1953 and 1954. His team, from the Brentwood Road Club, also won many national Time Trial Championships. One of his team, Richard Spanton was also local, living all his life in Grays. Vic died some years ago, in his seventies, and Dick … Read entire article »

New Club Kit

New Club Kit

To all members. At the December Club meeting (Friday 11th) we have arranged for a representative from our new club kit supplier to attend. They will be bringing samples of the new kit (not in our design) in a full range of sizes from extra small to 5XL so you can all try them on and we can get the correct sizes for everyone with regard to new orders, and future orders, that we will be … Read entire article »

Awards and Appreciation Night: 8th Jan 2016

Awards and Appreciation Night: 8th Jan 2016

Date: 8th January 2016 Time: 7:30pm – 10pm Where: usual club meeting place. All members, and family, are welcomed to the January club night in order to celebrate 2015 and to chat about 2016. This evening is taking place in the new year as December can be very busy with work do’s etc. There will be free coffee/tea and soft drinks plus cake/biscuits and other nice things to eat. So come along, with your family, and tell us about the carbon … Read entire article »

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 »

Dr Bike – Rainham Marshes – Sunday 6th December

Dr Bike – Rainham Marshes – Sunday 6th December

On Sunday 6th December Dr Bike will be at the RSPB in Purfeet. They will check over your bike and make any simple adjustments and repairs: such as fixing punctures, tuning gears, checking headsets and fitting new brake blocks. Please bring your own spares such as inner tubes and brake pads. These sessions need to be booked in advance by phoning The cost is a £2 donation per bike For full details please visit this link: Dr Bike at Rainham … Read entire article »

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 »

Club Welfare Officer Required

Club Welfare Officer Required

Club Members, as a British Cycling affiliated club it is now mandatory for us to have at least one Club Welfare Officer. The Club Welfare Officer’s role is to promote the club/organisation’s policy and procedures for the protection of children and vulnerable adults. Over the last year the club’s junior membership has grown and this growth is expected to continue, especially when we start coaching.  Even without BC making a CWO mandatory it still would have been … Read entire article »

Gateway Hill climb Sunday 18th October 2015

Gateway Hill climb Sunday 18th October 2015

For the third year running our end of season hill climb took place up Childerditch lane, this isn’t a massively steep hill but it’s fairly long and you do have to measure your effort on this climb. There were fifteen club member’s and two guest’s trying their hand at this climb on a lovely sunny morning. First place went to two members Paul T, and Matt S, who both recorded a time of 4 mins 26 … Read entire article »

Newbies/Beginners Ride – Sunday 11th Oct

Newbies/Beginners Ride – Sunday 11th Oct

This months newbies/beginners ride will be led by David Fish. Big thanks 🙂 Details as follows: This Sunday, 11th Oct, 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 … Read entire article »