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Gateway Easter Monday Family Ride

Gateway Easter Monday Family Ride

On Easter Monday April 17th we will be running  an easy paced ride to the RSPB in Purfleet. 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 09.15 am at Blackshots Sports Centre and will start the ride at 09:30am. The meeting place is on the walkway just outside the entrance to the sports centre. Make … Read entire article »

Women’s Ride – 14 May 2017

Women’s Ride – 14 May 2017

Our second women’s ride will be out to Hyde Hall, which is a distance of approximately 37 miles, Bulphan to Bulphan.  This will be a steady ride and no one will be left behind.  There will be a cafe stop! Meet at Bulphan School car park at 8.45 for a 9.00am depart.  Make sure your bike is roadworthy, bring along a pump and spare tubes, a drink and energy bars/gels and some cash for coffee/tea/cake.   … Read entire article »

Women’s Ride – 9 April 2017

Our first women’s ride will be on Sunday 9 April 2017 led by Frances.  This will be a steady paced ride (13-14mph average) of approx 36 miles (Bulphan to Bulphan).  There will be a cafe stop! Meet us at Bulphan School at 08:45 for a 09:00 start.  There are a few parking spaces at the school. Make sure your bike is roadworthy, bring along a pump and spare tubes, a drink and energy bar/gel.   Please wear a helmet. Look forward to seeing you! … Read entire article »

Sunday Club rides

As we are now in Spring, club rides will start at 9am. Please aim to arrive in Bulphan for 8:45. There will usually be three or four groups. Leisure 20 to 30 miles @ 10 to 12mph Intermediate 30 to 40 miles @ 14 to 16mph Advanced 50 miles plus @ 16 to 18mph If any group is more than ten it may split up to avoid blocking up the road. We will always try to ensure that anyone cycling with us is not left on their own. … Read entire article »

Watch this Space

Watch this Space

Coming soon, a series of women only rides which will introduce you to Gateway Cycling. We know that coming along to a cycling club for the first time can be a bit daunting, so we’d like to make it easier by organising a few women only rides, with the aim of introducing you to the Club, cycling in a group and cycling on the road, and hopefully encourage you to get on your bike. So if you … Read entire article »

What does 2017 hold?

What does 2017 hold?

Now that we are edging into 2017 and I think that winter riding/training is firmly underway. Have you thought about what 2017 will hold for you? Have you set a goal to achieve this year? An event you want to set a PB in? Something new you would like to try? Move up a group on a Sunday ride? Give a club training ride ago? Give racing a go? Concur a mountain? It’s good to set targets and … Read entire article »

Gateway Cycling New Year’s Day Ride – 1st Jan 2017

Gateway Cycling New Year’s Day Ride – 1st Jan 2017

The old year is slipping away and the new one fast approaching and it’s time to start afresh… So do come and join us for the traditional family Gateway Cycling – New Year’s Day Ride. This event has been running for many years – through fair weather and foul! The route is mainly flat and easy and all ‘off road’ along cycle paths and tracks. It’s ideal for youngsters and less experienced riders – at a … Read entire article »

Santa Ride 2016

Santa Ride 2016

Santa is getting ready for his outing to Hyde Hall. He will be leaving Bulphan on the 18th December @ 09:30, so dress up in your favourite Christmas outfit and join our merry throng! We will be raising funds for Little Havens hospice, so get your friends & relatives to give you some cash for dressing up! Gateway Cycling will be donating £100 to this worthy cause. … Read entire article »

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 »