Author Archives: John Wheatley

Club run 2 May – Tring

3 weeks, 3 club runs.  This weekend it’s Tring. We will be cruising at an altitude above sea level, with in-flight refreshments to be served at The Espresso Lounge in Tring.  There is a very small outdoor seating area, or … Continue reading

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Club run Sunday 25 April

Hardly a week has passed since the first club run in a very long time, and there’s another one, this coming Sunday 25 April. We are going to Binfield, the Foxes Den community cafe. There is a route available here: … Continue reading

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Digger Baulch – funeral

Digger’s Funeral will be taking place on Tuesday 23rd March at 3.30p.m. If you want to watch it you will need the following information. Go to about 5 mins before the time and you will have to insert the … Continue reading

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Digger Baulch

Gladys Purdy writes: It is with great regret that I have to report the death of Digger Baulch. I have known him for over 70 years. He was a great club mate. In the 1950s he finished in 2nd place … Continue reading

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Covid-19 update

In line with guidance from government and British Cycling, all club activities are currently suspended. Until further notice, solo rides for exercise once a day are allowed.  Ride sensibly and carefully. You do not want to put … Continue reading

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Club runs: Jan-Feb 2020

Rides proposed up to 5th March 2020. Subject to agreement at the WCC AGM on 2 Feb, several people will lead individual runs on different dates. Jan 12 – Westerley Winter warmer. A number already entered. Jan 19 – Tring … Continue reading

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Willesden CC Xmas Party

The Annual Willesden CC Xmas party for members and their friends and families will be held on Friday 20th December, at Hillingdon Cycle Circuit.  Starting from around 5:30pm, ending around 9-9:30pm, or when we get tired. The Minet Ladies Cycling … Continue reading

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Slower club run – Nov 3rd

Here is the route for the more leisurely club run to Musette Cafe on 3rd November.  No surprises with this route. We depart from Denham at 09:30.    

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Club rides – shorter, slower, new date

The shorter, slower club ride scheduled for 27 October was so slow it has been moved to the following week, 3 November. The scheduled departure time remains 09:30 from Denham.  We will be going to the Musette Cafe near Aldbury.

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Willesden CC Road Races 15 September 2019

The annual John & Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Races took place on 15 September 2019, ably organised by new boy Aidan Hegerty, with a crowd of helpers from the club.  

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Cycle Circuit Fridays – now on at Hillingdon

FRIDAY SESSIONS ARE BACK! STOP PRESS!!  There WILL be a session on Good Friday 19 April, which makes it Really Good Friday. Please support your club by attending.  You can ride, train, or just drop by for a chat and … Continue reading

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Club Runs Oct-Dec 2018

Your club runs list for the rest of 2018 is now available here: WCC-Club-Runs-OCT- DEC 2018

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Club Run 22 July Little Italy

Here is the outward route for Sunday 22nd July:      

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Willesden West London Combine 50m TT

Tony Flynn, WCC Time Trial Secretary, has provided the following report. Thanks to Tony and Trish for doing a superb job of organising and looking after club volunteers on another hot morning. The West London Combine 50m TT on 8 … Continue reading

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Club runs July to September 2018

The Club Captain has prepared a varied programme of rides for the summer with something to suit everyone. WCC-Club-Runs-JUL-SEPT 2018  

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Accredited Marshal training

Patrick Kavanagh, who helped us recently at the Willesden promoted John & Dulcie Walker Road Races, has sent details of further free training courses for anyone who would like to become an Accredited Marshal.  There are no races in Central … Continue reading

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Club Runs Oct-Dec 2017

A new club runs list* is now published:  WCC-Club-Runs-OCT-DEC 2017 Terms and conditions apply*    

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Marshals for WCC road races

We will need a lot of help with marshalling the road races on 24 September.  I expect we will have a number of Accredited Marshals on the day, but the circuit will need additional marshals to ensure the safety of … Continue reading

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Wembley Road Club 29th 30-mile Charity Cycle Ride

Sunday 25 June: Start & Finish at The Plough, Winchmore Hill, Amersham – 10am John Morris’s annual charity cycle ride takes place this Sunday.  Funds raised will go to the Thames Valley Adventure Playground. The ride leaves The Plough at … Continue reading

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Club Runs update

A change to the club runs list for Sunday May 14th.  As the club will be running two Audax events from Boulters Lock on this date, the club run to Quainton will be postponed. Details of the Audax rides are … Continue reading

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