Author Archives: Ian Oliver

Seven summer Audaxes

A gentle reminder that between next weekend and late August the club is running seven audaxes, ranging from 50Km to 600Km. The ones coming up soon are:   Sat 25 May 2019 400km 06:00 from Chalfont St Peter    Bare Bones … Continue reading

Posted in Audax, Club Runs, Events, Social | Leave a comment

Help with Hillingdon Crit on June 29th

Reading CC have been in touch asking if we can help them. They are holding criterium races on the afternoon of Saturday 29th June and are having trouble recruiting a first aider for the event. If you are qualified and … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Hillingdon Cycle Circuit, Miscellaneous, Time trials | Leave a comment

Cyclist Track Day, 18-19 May – £10 discount

I got this message yesterday from the club’s contact page. The discount code is CLUB35 “It’s Emily here from Cyclist Magazine. I’m reaching out to you with an exciting offer for our hugely popular Cyclist Track Days event at Lee … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Tim Wainwright’s bikes for sale

Especially if you audaxed, you would have known long-time Willesden member Tim Wainwright. Tim sadly died in March 2017, and now his wife Pauline, herself a cyclist, is putting his bikes up for sale. His audaxing career started in the … Continue reading

Posted in Audax, For Sale, Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

New Wednesday Evening Club Run!! Members only

6.30pm on Wednesdays. Start outside Cycle Right, Northwood Hills. Bring lights but we should be back before dark. Not too far and not too fast. Just right.

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Reliability Ride 2019, Results and more photos…

Can be found at http://www.willesdencyclingclub.co.uk/calendar/reliability-rides/ Ian O

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Verulam Reliability Ride (VRR) – Sunday 3rd March 2019 Another Reliability in the Chiltern Classic Series. The start at Redbourn is a short drive up the M1. Two routes: The main route is 114km (71 miles) whilst the shorter route … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Reliability | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

AGM

All club members have been emailed or posted an invite for the AGM  and a survey to complete.  If you have not received either message please email me (not other means of contact, please) at membership@willesdencyclingclub.org.uk and I will send them … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

New club 25 mile TT record

Stuart Birnie dropped a line to say he’d recorded a new personal best (and therefore a new club record) at the Acme Wheelers (Rhondda) CC 25 mile time-trial on May 20th. His time was 49:43. Chapeau!!

Posted in Miscellaneous | 1 Comment

Discount on Proviz Sports Products

Proviz Sports who make Hi-Viz sports products are offering a 15% discount to club members. The discount code is WillesdenCC15 and is applicable across all products on www.provizsports.com on an ongoing basis. This notice is not an endorsement by Willesden CC of … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

LONDON WALES LONDON ENTRIES OPEN 16 SEPTEMBER

Willesden’s thriving audax organisation continues to develop with new events being added to the long distance calendar all the time. And the popularity of events like London Wales London mean that the club is getting mentioned in national media such … Continue reading

Posted in Audax, Events, Miscellaneous, Sportives | 3 Comments

Peter Dixon

As some of you may have read on Facebook, club member Peter Dixon died on Monday May 28th. If anyone wants to send a message to his family you can do it through his friend Adrian Masters at aid.trace@gmail.com.

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Willesden Audax Day, Sunday 3rd June at Maidenhead!!!

Anne Mograby is running two Audax rides for us on SUNDAY 3RD JUNE. Both starting from Jenners Cafe in Maidenhead (See map here) You have two rides to choose from – “10 THAMES BRIDGES” – Starts at 9:00am 1 ride – 2 … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Reliability timings

Reliability Rides  

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Help with the Willesden Reliability Rides

I need some help, please, for the Willesden Reliability Rides which are being held on Sunday, 18th February. Catering is taken care of by Vyv and her team. I want the routes checked any time between now and the weekend … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | 9 Comments

The Reliability Ride for club members

This is on Sunday, February 18th. Some improvements have been made since last year and with reasonable weather it should be a great event. It is an open event and Willesden CC members have no priority for places. Insurance limits … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Miscellaneous | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Miscellaneous | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment