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Ford CC Go Race 1st May

Ford CC Go Race 1st May

May 1st heralded the first event Ford CC’s Go Race series, reduced this year to accommodate resurfacing of the test track, which will provide a super surface for 2015. The cool evening with drizzle and light winds awaited the 41 entrants, which included several newbies to the sport and 2 ladies. The first prime after lap 3 by Sam Brown ( non affiliated). The evidence of variation of winter miles was now coming in to play, … Read entire article »

Women’s Road Racing Masterclas​ses

Women’s Road Racing Masterclas​ses

Dear Eastern region clubs. I hope you don’t mind me emailing. Please ignore this if you have no female road cyclists in or associated with your club. Please could you forward this email and it’s attached flier (included after message) to any female riders in your club that might be interested in improving their road racing skills, confidence and tactical awareness this summer. howgoodcouldibe.com are running the first in a series of women’s road racing masterclasses at … Read entire article »

Gateway Private Post

Gateway Private Post

To all Gateway Members: There is a private post incorporating the AGM Minutes- so please login to view … Read entire article »

Cyclists and Horses

Cyclists and Horses

We have received the following email which is self-explanatory: Hello ,I am contacting you as a horse rider in Essex, in order to ask you a favour! Would it be possible to put a reminder on your website or other members’ correspondence asking cyclists, whether singly or in groups, to just let riders know they are there when approaching from behind.  They could either sound their bell, or call out “bike behind!” so that the horse rider is … Read entire article »

TdF Camping

TdF Camping

Received from a camp site near Harrogate (I get a lot of these and this seems the most reasonable): Are any members of your cycling club considering a visit to the historic spa town of Harrogate on the 5th and 6th July 2014 forThe Tour de France? If so we have a purpose built Campsite at Beckwithshaw CC which may be of interest to them. With excellent facilities located in the idyllic North Yorkshire countryside and close … Read entire article »

CTC Road Justice Petition

CTC Road Justice Petition

The following has been received from the CTC and is worth signing: Dear All, In less than two weeks, CTC’s Road Justice petition will be handed over to the Association of Chief Police Officers. The petition, which calls for improvements to roads policing in order to make cycling safer, has already been signed by 10,278 people. Please sign it now if you haven’t already done so. Thank you. Julie Rand, CTC Information Team … Read entire article »

Annual General Meeting 2014 – 14th March

Annual General Meeting 2014 – 14th March

Thanks to Bill’s vigilance, he has pointed out that I have called the AGM on the wrong day. I apologise for this error and confirm that the AGM will be held on the standard club night i.e. 2nd Friday of the month. Noel ______________________________________________________ The Gateway Cycling Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 14th March 2014 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend but only current club members, i.e. those whose annual subscriptions have been paid, … Read entire article »

Gateway Cycling Award Winners 2013

Gateway Cycling Award Winners 2013

  Congratulations to the winners of the Gateway Cycling awards for 2013! This years winners are: Club Champion – Graeme Garner For his unbeatable times in the 2013 Summer TT, Hill Climb and Winter TT Most Improved Female – Jacqueline Tongue;  Most Improved Male – Dennis Gunner Excellent improvements from both these riders this year.  Among their highlights would be Jacqueline completing the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and Dennis completing his London to Southampton ride. Most Valuable Contribution to the Club – Dave … Read entire article »

Tour de France 2014 – Volunteer!

Tour de France 2014 – Volunteer!

2014 is the year that Le Tour comes to Essex. Don’t miss your chance to volunteer for this exciting event!   Tour de France 2014 Still time to sign up to be a ‘Tour Maker’ volunteer! As we welcome another big year for Sport, Essex residents have a unique opportunity to play a part in the Tour de France 2014 – by registering to be a ‘Tour Maker’ volunteer. Volunteers will be needed on Monday 7 July 2014, as Stage … Read entire article »