Author Archives: John Wheatley

Club Runs Jan-Mar 2016

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Pickwick Bicycle Club

Two more Willesden members this year joined the venerable ranks of the Pickwick Bicycle Club.  The Pickwick Bicycle Club was formed in 1870 and is not only the oldest cycling club in the world but it is also the oldest Dickensian … Continue reading

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Club runs – winter weather

Please note, club runs are scheduled to run throughout the forthcoming winter.   Weather and road conditions may well deter people from riding.  Personally, I will be erring on the side of caution when there is frost, ice or snow. … Continue reading

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Club Runs Sept-Nov 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to introduce your latest club runs list. Please give this list a warm welcome, and make sure you come out on a club run soon. WCC Club Runs Sept-Nov 2015

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Coming soon: Hampshire rides – Saturday 12 September

Enjoy a ride in the wonderful Hampshire country lanes, in guaranteed perfect summer weather.  Join us for a Hampshire Ride with the legendary Oakley Pedallers on Saturday, 12 September.  Both rides will stop at the Cafe Roubaix Newbury, where, it is believed, you can … Continue reading

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Hampshire Ride – Sat 12 September

Enjoy a ride in the wonderful Hampshire country lanes, in perfect summer weather.  Join us for a Hampshire Ride with the legendary Oakley Pedallers on Saturday, 12 September. Meet at The School Lay-by, Oakley Lane,  RG23 7JY   by 09:15 … Continue reading

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Club Run – Sunday 5 July

The Club Run on Sunday was scheduled for the Acorn Nursery at Stadhampton.  Unfortunately, the cafe there is currently closed, so as an alternative we will do the ride out to Quainton which was planned for last week and cut … Continue reading

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Rocco Ride

There will be a special Rocco Ride from Manor Farm Ruislip, to be held on Sunday 19 July 2015. A paper route sheet will be provided on the day.   Requests for GPS files will not be entertained.  

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Hampshire Special Saturday Excursion

Tony Willard has kindly offered to lead a Hampshire ride, following the success of previous visits.  The date for this has been set for Saturday 11 July.  We will start in Oakley Hants.  The stop will be at the Roubaix … Continue reading

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Club Runs June – August 2015

Your club runs list for the next few months has now arrived. Download available here >> WCC-Club-Runs-Jun-Aug 2015  

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Club runs June-August

Does anyone have any special requests for Club Run destinations over the next few months? June 21 will be the Johnny Morris ride from Winchmore Hill.  Please let me know by 01 June. Also, I am thinking of retiring as … Continue reading

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Club Runs March-May 2015

In astonishing news just in, it appears that a new club runs list has emerged.  A team of archaeologists and other world-experts are now examining it to establish whether it is authentic.  There are one or two new destinations on … Continue reading

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Club Run 11 January 2015

This Sunday, 11 January,  the Club Run will be cancelled in favour of the Westerley Winter Warmer from Chalfont St Peter.    Full details are available in the earlier post.

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Club Runs update

The Club Captain has supplied the following update:   There will be no more club runs in 2014.  Thanks Captain. Runs will resume in 2015.   As the Captain is 95 this year, more people need to volunteer to lead … Continue reading

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Club Run Sunday 14 December

WeatherBomb permitting the destination for Sunday’s Club Run shall be … Dinton Pasture.

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Club Run – Sunday 12 October

In view of the fact that a large Willesden contingent will be competing in the West London Hill Climb at Windsor Hill on Sunday 12 October, the club should try to go and support our riders. The club run to … Continue reading

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Club Runs – September-November 2014

Your club runs list can be downloaded here: WCC-Club-Runs-Sept- Nov 2014   (Word doc)

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WCC Road Race – Sun 7 Sept – marshals

Thanks to all those who have volunteered for marshalling duties so far. The HQ is the Little Milton Village Hall.   The postcode is  OX44 7QP.   This is different from the previous HQ we have used in Gt Milton.   … Continue reading

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Mike Eddlestone – funeral details

Mike’s funeral will be at 12.30 on Monday 1st September at East Flower Terrace, Breakspear Crematorium. Mike will be sadly missed by all of us in the Willesden Cycling Club. http://www.breakspearcrematorium.com/

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Road Race – Marshals needed – Sunday 7 September

MARSHALS NEEDED Your help will be needed to run successful and safe racing on Sunday 7th September 2014. We will need 15 or more people for marshalling duties.  All marshals will receive complimentary refreshments plus a full briefing, hi-viz jacket and … Continue reading

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