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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 »

Gateway Xmas Awards Night – Friday 12th Dec 2014

Gateway Xmas Awards Night – Friday 12th Dec 2014

Please join us on Friday 12th December for our Annual Gateway Xmas Awards Night Club members and their families are invited to celebrate and award the successes of our club members. There will be a buffet, mince pies, sweets, teas and coffees. Please bring your own alcoholic drinks, Soft drinks for the kids will be supplied. Doors open at 8.00pm and we’ll begin winding down at 10pm for a 10.30pm finish. The committee will be setting up the hall … Read entire article »

2014 Hill Climb

2014 Hill Climb

Wet and showery, a bit windy, and a grey sky, not ideal conditions for cycling in but 18 riders (and 1 spectator) turned out for the hill climb yesterday! After having 15 riders at the winter TT the day before this was a very good turnout and things are looking good for the club. There were 15 club members riding, and 3 riders rode it as a guest. The fastest time (4:15), and new club hill … Read entire article »

Waltham Abbey Recreation Ride – Saturday 11th October

Waltham Abbey Recreation Ride – Saturday 11th October

The sky above was cloudy as we started the ride from Limehouse station. The five of us cycled along the Lee canal through Hackney and Walthamstow Marshes for a short stop at Springfield Park. The whole area was a hive of activity with rowers, cyclists and joggers. It was tempting to stay longer to watch them. We continued northwards along the tow path past the numerous house boats moored along the bank up to Enfield. At this … Read entire article »

CTC #Funding4Cycling Campaign

CTC #Funding4Cycling Campaign

Please take a moment to read this message from CTC about their #Funding4Cycling campaign and help all cyclists by taking the time to follow the www.funding4cycling.org.uk link and complete the form to make your voice heard. With the party conference season over and Parliament returning to Westminster it is more important than ever for UK cycling to make its voice heard. We are still waiting for the publication of the Department for Transport’s draft Cycling and Walking … Read entire article »

Family ride on the Viper – Sunday 31st August

Family ride on the Viper – Sunday 31st August

Altogether 6 of us assembled in Blackmore on Aug 31st for a short family ride of around 7 miles . For those who don’t know, Blackmore is a very pretty village 4 miles north of Brentwood. It has been awarded the status of “best kept village in Essex” on many occasions. The name Blackmore originated in the middles ages and is a reference to ‘Black Marsh’ or ‘Black Swamp’ It is also a magnet for cyclists who take … Read entire article »

Damyns Hall Aerodrome Recreation Ride – Sunday 7th September

Damyns Hall Aerodrome Recreation Ride – Sunday 7th September

Four riders started from Grays and met up with five more at Bulphan for the ride to Damyns Hall airfield. It was a pleasure to see some new faces riding with us for the first time. I hope they enjoyed themselves and that they will join us again on future rides. There was a classic car and vintage day at the airfield. There were numerous classic cars to look at along as the aircraft taking off … Read entire article »