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Coaches Wanted

Coaches Wanted

As part of our plan to increase junior and family membership and to become a more inclusive club we are hoping to start regular coaching sessions for our young members. For this to take place we are going to need volunteer coaches who have the training and the time to be able to lead these sessions. Coaches will be trained by British Cycling to either Level 1 or Level 2, depending on previous experience. They will … Read entire article »

New Year’s Day Ride

New Year’s Day Ride

Dear All I’m planning the Gateway Cycling New Years Day Ride for Thursday 1st January 2015, meeting 10.00 for a 10.15 start. The route is quite flat and is easy riding and is about 17 miles – start to finish – and manageable for most, a nice steady pace, keeping together. We’ll be meeting at BLACKSHOTS LEISURE CENTRE, Blackshots Lane Grays, this seems to be more popular and central for most folk. We’ll then be heading to … Read entire article »

Gateway Santa Ride 2014

Gateway Santa Ride 2014

On Sunday 21st December the, now annual, Gateway Santa Ride took place. This year’s charity, nominated by a club member, was Little Havens Hospice. Club members raised, through sponsorship and donations, £600.  National Grid will donate an additional £400, making a grand total of £1000! Well done Gateway and thank you National Grid! Dave R would like us to pass on: A massive thank you to everyone who gave so generously and also many thanks to Rob for organising … Read entire article »

Gateway Christmas and New Year’s Day Rides

Gateway Christmas and New Year’s Day Rides

I’m sure some of you will be itching to get out on your bikes over the Christmas and New Year period. So here’s a run down of some of the rides to look out for: On Christmas Eve Bob will be leading a mid-week ride which will be leaving the Whitmore Arms in Orsett at 10:30 am, destination will probably be Damyns Hall airfield café or one in Rainham village. On Sunday 28th Dec we’ll have our usual … Read entire article »

2015 Membership Fees

2015 Membership Fees

Hello all Just a reminder that membership fees for 2015 will be due on 1st January, although these can be paid at any time from today. The constitution states that membership fees must be paid by the 10th April 2015 club meeting otherwise the membership becomes lapsed, although this in no way precludes later re-joining of the club. Jeff will be at the January club meeting to take your money, and I will also be there to make … Read entire article »

Gateway Xmas Awards Night 2014 – The Winners

Gateway Xmas Awards Night 2014 – The Winners

Friday 12th December saw Gateway Cycling’s Christmas Award Night, under the capable stewardship of Chairman Gary, go off without a hitch. A good many members were present to partake of the food, drink and festivities including seven of our younger members who busily entertained themselves with the activities laid on. The Christmas raffle, held in aid of Macmillan, went down extremely well with many going home with some some great prizes – donated by Decathlon, Simon … Read entire article »

Gateway Winter Time Trial Series 2014/15 – Event 2

Gateway Winter Time Trial Series 2014/15 – Event 2

Well on this very cold December morning 8 brave riders lined up on the start line, although cold we did have a calm dry morning. We had 3 riders that had not set a target time yet this season. This brings the season so far total to 19 riders already and its only the second event!! Out of the other riders 3 set brand new personal bests, the biggest achievement being Dennis G who beat this seasons … Read entire article »

Winter Time Trial

Winter Time Trial

Hello all (and seasons greetings!) Our second winter time trial takes place tomorrow morning (Sat 13th Dec) at 09:30. Although the weather is going to be a bit chilly it is also going to be frost free and dry! If you haven’t tried one of our TT’s before come along and have a go as they’re aimed at beginners to this type of event, see a segement of our TT page below, or click on this link … Read entire article »

Children’s Christmas Ride ‘n Walk

Children’s Christmas Ride ‘n Walk

Join us on Saturday 6th December for a Gateway family event at Coalhouse Fort in East Tilbury.  Meet at 10am by the gate to the fort for a ride or walk around the fort followed by a play in the park. We will finish with mince pies, fairy cakes and juice at  a 11.30ish at the park benches. This event is open to all, so if you are off out on an early ride and fancy a  mince … Read entire article »