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2019 John and Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Races

Willesden Cycling Club John and Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Races Sunday, 15th September 2019 Enter on British Cycling web site Race 1 Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Race 80km (Regional A, Band 3 for Categories 3/4/W/J) Start 9:30am (sign-on 8.15am to … Continue reading

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John Tipping’s Funeral – The ride

AS a final salute to dear John Tipping a few of us will be riding to his funeral from Jenners Café at Boulters lock on Monday 29th July 2019. We are planning to meet at Jenners Café from 10:00am onwards … Continue reading

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Willesden Rovers Cycling Club 1888

I spotted this posting on the Willesden Local History Society. It is from a newspaper said to have been published in 1888. Note the time the club run starts. Anyone have any further information on the Willenden Rovers?

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Samaitans Cycle Sportive – 29th June 2019

I am part of the team that organise the Samaritans Cycle Ride in West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. We are a stone’s throw away from London. I am contacting all the cycling clubs I can find and ask them to tell their … Continue reading

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The Ride London BC Club Challenge

Once again British Cycling is offering affiliated clubs the chance to apply for team entries for the Ride London event due to take place on Sunday 4th August 2019. Team categories can be all men, all women or mixed (two … Continue reading

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The 2018 The John & Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Races

The following is a big thank you from Jayne Paine (Race Director for the John and Dulcie Walker) to all the volunteers who helped make the 2018 John and Dulcie Walker races such such an amazing and successful event. As … Continue reading

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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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