Author Archives: Ian Oliver

Cycling Holiday in Riccione, Italy 2020

Cycling Holiday in Riccione, Italy 2020 As most of you may know, for the past few years, I have been making arrangements with the Hotel Gambrinus in Riccione on the East Coast of Italy, for a group of us to stay with … Continue reading

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Social Night Out – an AC/DC tribute band at The Tropic at Ruislip

Social Night Out – Friday 13th September – The Tropic at Ruislip – Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip HA4 6JQ   The Tropic club is hosting a night featuring an AC/DC tribute band called AC/DC UK – £12 in advance or £14 on the door. … Continue reading

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Social night cycling and soccer

Social Night Out Tuesday 13th August Hayes and Yeading FC v Harrow Borough FC   Beaconsfield Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0SL (round the corner from the cycle circuit) Kick Off – 19:45 Did you know there was a great football club … Continue reading

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John Tipping’s Funeral

From Tony Willard The funeral of John will take place at Easthampstead Crematorium Nine Mile Ride Wokingham RG403DW on Monday 29 July at 1230pm and afterwards at Pinewood Cafe and Bar Old Wokingham Road RG403AQ Those wishing to cycle behind … Continue reading

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John Tipping

Tony Willard posted this on the club Facebook page. “It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that my old friend John Tipping passed away on Tuesday. Details are all a bit vague at the moment, but … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Reliability Ride 2019, Results and more photos…

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

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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

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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

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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!!

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Reliability timings

Reliability Rides  

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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

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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

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