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Wednesday 1st July Easy Ride

This Wednesday is predicted to be very hot, so maybe a trip to the riverside might be appropriate at either Mucking or Rainham. This will be decided by whoever turns up (we are very democratic). Start 10am Whitmore Arms, Orsett, distance no more than 25 miles, pace to suit slowest rider (probably me). Bob D. … Read entire article »

Wednesday 24th June Easy Ride

As I know several of our regulars are on holiday this week I propose a 25 mile easy ride with a lunch stop. Start Whitmore Arms Orsett at 10am, the pace to suit whoever turns up. We’ll aim to be back at Orsett about 1:30pm. Bob D. … Read entire article »

Bike Week – Seaside Special – Ride Report

Bike Week – Seaside Special – Ride Report

Nine riders met up this morning at Chalkwell for the Seaside Special. There were seven Gateway members and two guests. Frances led the train and we had a gentle ride down to Uncle Tom’s Cabin. After some refreshments everyone was keen to extend the ride so we carried on past the Garrison estate and looped round via Barling. We were all glad to get back to Rossi’s for another rest and a well deserved ice cream. … Read entire article »

Bike Week – Thameside – Ride Report

Bike Week – Thameside – Ride Report

There were 10 of us all together meeting up outside Stanford Station. The weather was warm and perfect for an evening ride. It was only a short distance to get to the Nature Park and soon we were riding along off road trails. Terry Morris, the warden at Thameside Nature Park, had kindly agreed to keep the visitors centre open for us, where we had coffee and cakes, On the way back we headed towards Wharf Road riding over … Read entire article »

Website Login Issues – Please Read

Due to a security issue on the website all user passwords have been reset. To login or access the Forum you will need to request a new password by using the ‘Lost Password’ link under the Login area.  Use this link and you will be sent an email to the address you have registered with on the Gateway cycling website. Please note that your old password has not been compromised.  All passwords were encrypted. If you have any problems please email webmaster@gatewaycycling.org.uk … Read entire article »

Bike Week 2015 – 20th June – Seaside Special

Bike Week 2015 – 20th June – Seaside Special

A late, but very welcome, addition to our Bike Week events will be a Seaside ride on Saturday 20th June. Join us on the Seaside Special from Chalkwell to Shoebury and back. This ride is suitable for all ages and abilities. Meet outside Chalkwell railway station at 10.30am and we’ll ride along the seafront to Shoebury where we will stop for refreshments before returning. So don’t forget your money, you don’t want to be the one missing … Read entire article »

Easy Ride Sunday 14th June

Hi all After last week’s Thurrock Marathon our Easy Ride will be back to its normal start location in Bulphan at the primary school in Fen Lane, and at the usual time of 09:30. The weather is supposed to be cloudy but warm (according to BBCLondon website) so it should be a pleasant ride. We welcome anyone who hasn’t ridden with us before, please click on this link for more details… Sunday Easy Ride Your ride leader for this week will be Charlie (Big Mig) Millhouse. For anyone who feels that they may not be up to this ride we will also have our ‘Beginners’ ride taking place from Blackshots, please see this link for details… Beginners and Family Ride … Read entire article »

Bike Week 2015

Bike Week 2015

‘National Bike Week’ is closing fast upon us (Saturday 13/6/2015 – Sunday 21/6/2015) and Gateway Cycling is playing its small part in running a few rides throughout… for riders of all abilities. Please see below a summary of events Friday 12th June 2015 – 19.30 – Club meeting at Orsett, Orsett Churches Centre, High Road Orsett RM16 3ER. All Gateway Cycling members and aspiring members are welcome for tea, cake and chat… Saturday 13th June 2015 – … Read entire article »

Midweek Ride Wednesday 10th June

Midweek Ride Wednesday 10th June

I am resuming our regular midweek Easy rides starting this coming Wednesday the 10th. Usual start 10am at Whitmore Arms Orsett, this one will probably go to Damyns Hall Airfiield for lunch, about 25 miles Orsett to Orsett, pace to suit whoever turns up. Suitable for beginners with some experience of riding on main roads and country lanes, usual rules on bike safety etc apply. As the weather is now improving these rides will hopefully be … Read entire article »