Author Archives: Miles Back

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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WCC Road Race Day Time Table

Willesden Cycling Club – Road Races Race Day Time Table – Sunday, 18th September 2016 Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Race 80km (Regional B, Band 4: 3/4/W/J) Start 9:30am (sign-on 8.30am to 9:00am) * * * Prizes from 1st to 15th … Continue reading

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HELP !!!!!!!!!

JOHN AND DULCIE WALKER MEMORIAL ROAD RACES SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER I am desperately short of volunteers – please, please help. A small number of people have volunteered so far and that is super…… but it is not enough unfortunately. Altogether … Continue reading

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Stuart “Hippy” Birnie 10 TT Record

Hippy set a club record of 19:54 for 10 TT over the Bank holiday weekend. Completing the course at an average speed of 30.2mph Hippy now possesses an impressive set of club records that span distances of 10, 15, 25, 20, 50 … Continue reading

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A Riverside Report

Riverside 2 Riverside Ride Report I had been watching the weather forecast all week and the spell of nice weather brought in a flurry of entries in the last 2 weeks. Wednesday 17th August started well with bright sunshine seeing … Continue reading

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Transcontinental Bike Race 2016

Stuart/Hippy has crossed the finish line of the Transcontinental Race* at  00:16:54 AM (CEST) Wednesday 11th August. Total distance was covered was 3562.8 km in 12 days 1 hr 02min. Chapeau Hippy the Beer Cat!!   * The Transcontinental Race (TCR) is … Continue reading

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Results Round up

The ladies have the headlines this week. Jayne Paine took the gold medal in the National Women’s Road Race over 4 laps of a 15 mile circuit at Quainton on Sunday (After having been to a wedding and getting only … Continue reading

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Product recall – Kinesis Racelight T Forks

Product recall – Kinesis Racelight T Forks The distributor for Kinesis UK bikes and accessories, have issued a recall on three models of their “Racelight T” carbon fibre forks which were sold between 2003 and 2009. The fork models affected … Continue reading

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The End to End Record attempt is underway!!

After 18 months’ preparation and thousands of miles training together Mark Brooking and Jane Moore set off from Land’s End at 3am this morning (Mon 11th July) to attempt to become the set a record from Lands End to John … Continue reading

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Longbarrow in action on the Newbury 12 Hour

The only tandem and one of the few machines with zero carbon. The marshalls found that quite refreshing. A certain Mr Culverhouse put in appearance and did pretty well with his useable leg. Some big mileages for the bikes. We trundled around … Continue reading

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Results round up

Jayne has had a busy time (pictured above).  She was placed 4th in a 40 mile race near Cranfield Airport and 4th in an evening event at Crystal Palace, 3rd in the Women’s Omnium at Herne Hill. Finally she won … Continue reading

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Kensal Rise CC

A fine picture of the Kensal Rise CC taken sometime when. What ever happened to the KRCC? Anyone?  

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