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This Concerns YOU.

Yes I mean You!!    Willesden Road Race organiser, Jayne Paine, is pitifully short of helpers for next weekend’s John and Dulcie Walker Road races. There are not enough people to fill each role and you should deep into yourself … Continue reading

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A very important date for all your diaries!!

The Willesden Cycling Club promoted road races, known as the John and Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Races, will be held on Sunday 16th September, at Little Milton Oxfordshire OX44 7PZ Jayne Payne is the Race Organiser/Director and she needs your … Continue reading

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Riverside to Riverside Audax – Wednesday 15th 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 in … Continue reading

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Lexi Cinema – Willesden

The Lexi Cinema in Willesden will be screening the new documentary about David Millar, called ” TIME TRIAL” at 6:30pm on Thursday 19th July 18. This is a once-off screening of the film and it will also include a pre-recorded … Continue reading

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This Weekend – John Morris Fun Charity Ride

This coming Sunday sees the running of the 30th Annual Charity Cycle Ride! This family fun event is organised each year by John Morris and is a great day out for cyclists of all types and abilities. This is a … Continue reading

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Remembering Pauline Why

Ian Why has contacted me to say that if people would rather make a donation to charity in lieu of flowers then the family have chosen The London Air Ambulance charity. After Pauline’s funeral there will be a collection box … Continue reading

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Anne’s Audax’s

The 3rd of June dawned bright and sunny for the annual 10 Bridges and Kaf 2 Kaf Audax events. Brevet cards, entry forms, route sheets and validation stickers all ready for the hoped vast crowds of on the line entries. … Continue reading

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Hippy sets a new club record

I’m rather late in reporting this but Stuart “The Hippy” Birnie has recently set a new club record and a personal best on the ACME Wheelers 25, with a time of 49:43. Well done Hippy! At the moment Hippy is … Continue reading

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Pauline Why

  As many of you many of you will know, Pauline Why, passed away peacefully and quietly at her home last week. Pauline was a valuable helper on club events for many years and was also an Accredited Road Race … Continue reading

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Club Runs List – April to June 2018

Below is a link to a downloadable PDF file containing all the details of the Willesden CC club rides. The list has been prepared by the Club Captain, Brain Moon, with the IT assistance of Seán Bannister. WCCclubrunsapriljune18  

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Classic Audax Bike for Sale.

Willesden CC member Dan Duncan-Jones is looking to sell his impressive Roberts Audax 27″ frame. Dan bought the bike  in 1989 (frame no. 8847) and it’s equipped with a Campagnolo Chorus triple, 10 speed, with a 29 sprocket on the … Continue reading

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A Ride to Remember Tim – Sunday 16th July

Earlier this year we lost Tim Wainwright, a highly respected and loved member of our club.  Tim lived in Sanderstead, Croydon and rode many miles though the lanes of Kent. His great friend and riding companion, Mark Green, is inviting us … Continue reading

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Jane Moore’s Trike PB!

Two days after riding her trike on windswept, exposed Lincolnshire 25 Time Trial courses, Jane Moore lined up on Monday 1 May as the sole woman in a field of 16 trike riders. The event was on the V718 for … Continue reading

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Willesden Audax Day!!!

Anne Mograby is running two Audax rides for us on SUNDAY 14TH MAY 17. Both starting from Jenners Cafe in Maidenhead (See map here) Many of you will know these rides, as previously organised by Mick Hill and John Tipping … Continue reading

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Tim Wainwright’s Funeral

Tim’s funeral will be held at 11:15am on Tuesday 4th April 2017. Update 18th March 2017 Tim’s funeral will be held at the East Chapel, Croydon Crematorium. There are two entrance addresses to the Crematorium, either one will take you … Continue reading

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Mike the Bike

Mike Ellison on the 100km “Brass Monkey” Audax in 2007, as pictured by Tim Wainwright.

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WCC Christmas Party – Friday 16th Dec 16

The Willesden CC has signed up with Santa for his preferential premier present delivery service, which is always way in advance of Christmas. So beat the Christmas rush and join Santa and his helpers for an evening of family fun … Continue reading

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Charming film about the Thanet RC

Thanet Road Cycling Club celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2017. This commemorative film, made with Heritage Lottery Funding, captures the quintessential nature of club life in the UK.  

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52nd CREST CC TANDEM WEEKEND

This weekend all began on a car trip where somebody suggested inviting Hippy to come on the weekend on a longbarrow – just for fun. It was also made quite clear that there were to be least 3 pub stops over … Continue reading

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Jane and Mark’s SWCRRA certificate

Mark Brooking and Jayne Moore were presented with their SWCRRA certificates at the TA dinner past weekend for the Lands End to Bristol part of their aborted End-to-End record attempt. Brian Griffiths was their representative. Mark said ” We were … Continue reading

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