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Club Chairman

Club Chairman

Hello to all Due to personal , and work commitments, I will be stepping down from being club chairman. I feel that the committee, and club, needs a new person for this post who can give the time ,and effort, that is required. I would like to take this opportunity in thanking all those I have worked with on previous committees and those in the back ground – big thanks. I ask you all to consider whether you might be able to  … Read entire article »

Gateway @ the Velodrome & Octobers Club Night

Gateway @ the Velodrome & Octobers Club Night

Gateway had their first taster of riding the Olympic park velodrome as a group on Sunday and it was a hit. Nearly 30 riders turned up to hire kit and bikes to have a go at a taster style group session. Coaching catered to the group was well received with people progressing much quicker than the public sessions and confidence was high given that you know the wheels you are following. The Gateway pursuit team will … Read entire article »

RSPB Rainham Marshes September Cycling Events

RSPB Rainham Marshes September Cycling Events

Autumn is here and our friends at RSPB Rainham Marshes have some events they want to share with us.  Here are the details they have passed on: Guided Cycle Ride – day trip Saturday 10 September, 11 am-3 pm Explore the RSPB Rainham Marshes Riverwall and further afield with a cycle expert and guide, and discover the wildlife and the amazing views! This guided off road cycle ride will take you on good paths, stopping along the way … Read entire article »

September Club Night

September Club Night

This Friday is Septembers club night, unfortunately Bianca from bike fit has had to postpone till Octobers night but don’t let that put you off, there will still be plenty of cake and chit chat! The suggestion box will be back again, so please have some input if there is something you would like to see at the club. Thank you for the submission last month, the suggestion has been passed to the committee. A very … Read entire article »

Gateway Family Ride to Thameside Nature Park – Sunday 4th September

Gateway Family Ride to Thameside Nature Park – Sunday 4th September

Gateway Cycling is arranging a ride over to the Thameside Nature Park in Mucking on Sunday September 4th 2016.The ride will be suitable for new riders, families or those that enjoy a slower paced shorter ride. Meet up outside the Blackshots Sports Centre by the cycle stands in front of the centre  at 9.15am for a 9.30am departure. Please make yourself known to the ride leader  Dave, when you arrive..The ride will be at a … Read entire article »

Gateway Summer TT Week 12

Gateway Summer TT Week 12

The Gateway time trial is now nearing the end of the season, and with that comes the Summer harvest. The farmers tractors were charging up and down the lanes to get the harvest in and some riders had a few hold ups, three had to be held on the start line due to a combine harvester working it’s way up Dunnings lane, and a couple had to halt to let tractors past. Eight riders took part … Read entire article »

Gateway Club Nights

Gateway Club Nights

With August club night at the end of the week, the club would like to encourage members to come along and participate in drinking tea, eating cake and socialize away from the bike with the whole club and not just the regular ride groups. We are going to try and make more of a feature of club nights as this seems to be a dying activity of the more popular web based/social media cycling clubs … Read entire article »

Gateway Time Trial

Gateway Time Trial

Now we’re getting on towards the end of August there are only another 3 or 4 weeks left to try your hand (or legs) at this. Our Wednesday evening time trial is open to all of our club riders, whatever your abilities. We also welcome new riders that are not a member of another club. This event is not to race other riders, but an opportunity to test yourself and to see how you improve over … Read entire article »

Gateway Family Ride to Hardie Park – Sunday 31st July

Gateway Family Ride to Hardie Park – Sunday 31st July

Gateway Cycling is organising this family friendly easy ride starting from Blackshots to Hardie Park in Stanford. It’s a distance of about 8 miles there and back. All are welcome; it will be a flat traffic free route along dedicated cycle tracks. There will be an experienced ride leader at both the front and rear; no one will be left behind… The pace will be where you can pedal and chat at the same time We ask … Read entire article »