Author Archives: Ian Oliver

Entries open for the Willesden Reliability, Sunday 18th February

Online entries are now open for either a gentle 50Km ride or a definitely challenging 100Km and a bit ride, you can choose which you do on the day, both starting from Chalfont St Peter. Online entry is £8, on … Continue reading

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Last weekend’s Audaxes

By Martin Lucas The 13th edition of the Willesden CC organised Nyctophobic 100 km and Anfractuous 200 km audax events starting from Chalfont St Peter took place on 14th October. Good autumn weather had been requested and duly delivered for … Continue reading

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Willesden win Audax Organisers Trophy

The Willesden’s commitment to laying on great audax events has been recognised by Audax UK.  The Squadra Verde has won the Organisers’ Award for 2017 which goes to the club which is responsible for the most rider points. Simply put, more … Continue reading

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WIllesden October Audaxes

Saturday 14th October brings the start of the new Audax season, kicking off with the Nyctophobic 100km and Anfractuous 200km from ride HQ at Chalfont St Peter near Denham with wooded Chiltern lanes and rolling downs galore. The routes head … Continue reading

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Boulter’s Bash and a couple of other Audaxes

Willesden CC are running three Audaxes on Sunday 2nd July 2017 all starting from Riverside Gardens, Maidenhead. The Bash has a history of attracting good weather. The rides are: 1 Jack Eason Struggle, 200K, 08:00 calling at Dorking, Leith Hill, … Continue reading

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The Willesden Reliability Ride

103 riders set off and 91 came back. The rider feedback has generally been very positive. This was due to all the help I, the organiser, got. The excellent catering organised by Vyv Baker and Janice Kelly, aided by John … Continue reading

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Willesden Reliability – help please

Help needed!!! The Reliability is next Sunday (19th) and I need assistance on Saturday to put out the arrows and help registering riders on the Sunday – which would still let you ride the 50K. Please respond to WillesdenReliability@Hotmail.com http://www.willesdencyclingclub.co.uk/calendar/reliability-rides/   … Continue reading

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Willesden Reliability Rides on February 19th

The Willesden Reliability Rides are on February 19th, with 100km and 50km routes starting from Chalfont St Peter’s. You can get a discount of £2 for entering online in advance. With 3 target paces for a hilly 100 and a … Continue reading

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Riverside-to-Riverside Audax on 13th August

1 ride – 2 cafes, 1 river Many of you may know this ride, previously organised by Mick Hill and John Tipping. It really does show the best of 3 counties Berkshire, Bucks and Oxfordshire. Starting at Jenner’s cafe there … Continue reading

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Willesden at the National 24 TT

Two Willesden riders, Marcus Jackson-Baker and Jane Moore, are taking part in this weekend’s R.T.T.C National Championship 24 hour time trial, being held over several circuits centred around Hailsham in Sussex. Jane, on a trike, is in with a good … Continue reading

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Rides for all 6th July – the three Jack Eason Audaxes

We’ll be running three Audaxes from Jenners Cafe at Maidenhead on 6th July. They are a 200km ride, a new route called the Jack Eason Struggle, and what were formerly Mick Hill’s 10 Thames Bridges and Kaf-to-Kaf rides, at 8am, … Continue reading

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Willesden ride starts from Willesden, Shock

Yes, there is a real place called Willesden and the 15th June club run will start there, sort of. I will be leading a ride that will take us through several of the London Royal Parks and two of its … Continue reading

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Boulters Bash 110K Audax on Wednesday

Mick Hill’s Boulters Bash Audax from Maidenhead Riverside is being run on Wednesday at 10.00am. Flat nearly to Pangbourne and then scenic back through the Chilterns back. The weather forecast is for warm and staying dry until about the time … Continue reading

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Easter Arrow 2014

With a late Easter this year, it’s a good chance to do an Easter Arrow (a 24 hour team audax ride from, say, Willesden to York) without fighting gales and snowstorms, this coming Good Friday April 18th. Marcus Jackson-Baker will … Continue reading

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Westerley Reliablity Ride

The Westerley are running the first local reliability ride of the year, so for a brisk winter’s day out… Event details: Sunday 12th January – 9:00am Westerley CC, 107km / 58km HQ – Chalfont St Peter Scout Hut (next to … Continue reading

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Blind tandem rider seeks pilot

A lady who is registered blind has approached the club as she would like someone to pilot her tandem. As many of you know I already pilot Angus, which I enjoy, as it’s cycling in company and you get a … Continue reading

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Extra Willesden 200K Audax on 8th December

This is the calendar version of the Audax UK Perm, The Boat Trip which has been pressed into service to fill the gap left by Terry Lister’s legendary South Bucks Winter Warmer. Terry is having a year off this year; … Continue reading

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Ride a Sportive, win a trophy

Your club has a special award for riding sportives. If you would like to give a shiny award a good home for a year and have ridden at least one Sportive this year, you can apply. Email me, Ian Oliver, … Continue reading

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Jack Eason 200 Struggle ride. Competition to create a route

A route is needed for this new ride commemorating Jack, which will be run on the same day as the renamed 10 Thames Bridges and Kaf-to-Kaf and I will hopefully get expert help designing it and then running the event. … Continue reading

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100K and 200K Club Audaxes, 5th October

Saturday October 5 brings the start of the new Willesden Audax season, kicking off with the Nyctophobic 100km and Anfractuous 200km from ride HQ at Chalfont St Peter nr Denham with wooded Chiltern lanes and rolling downs galore. The routes … Continue reading

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