Wembley Road Club 29th 30-mile Charity Cycle Ride

FullSizeRenderSunday 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 10am,following early Refreshments, then heads through Penn to Beaconsfield, and on to the lunch stop at Huntswood Golf Club (by about 11am). Refreshments are taken.

Afternoon stop at The Greyhound (Refreshments) & back to The Plough for Refreshments.

Entry by sponsorship or a donation to a good cause is welcome.

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Wembley Park Cycle Club for Kids

Free Kids’ Cycle Club for 7-12 year olds

Starting Saturday 17th June from 9.30-11.30am in the Yellow Car Park opposite Wembley Stadium

  • Riders should already be able to ride a bike and will need their own bikes and helmets which must be worn during the sessions. Bikes need to be roadworthy and have fully working brakes. The sessions will be run under the guidance of a British Cycling qualified coach from The Willesden Cycling Club assisted by volunteers.
  • All riders will need to sign on for each session and written parental consent must be given. The signing on and parental consent forms will be available on the day.
  • Please arrive early for each session so that the forms can be completed prior to riding.
  • For further information contact Ray Kelly, mobile 07563 539637, or email raymondkelly211@ btinternet.com
  • If you cannot yet ride a bike or feel that a refresher session would benefit you then please contact Brent’s cycle training providers Cycle Instructor: www.cyclinginstructor.com to book a free lesson, via email: info@cyclinginstructor.com,  or  call  0845 6520421.

 

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Boulter’s Bash and a couple of other Audaxes

Willesden CC are running three Audaxes on Sunday 2nd July 2017 all starting from
Riverside Gardens, Maidenhead. The Bash has a history of attracting good weather. The rides are:

1 Jack Eason Struggle, 200K, 08:00 calling at Dorking, Leith Hill, Petworth, Black Down and Alton

2 Boulter’s Bash, 100K, 09:30 which is flat to Theale, then hilly to Pangbourne, through the Chilterns and Marlow

3 Locked and Boulted, 50K, 10:00 Hambleden Lock, Fingest and Marlow

The Boulter’s Bash pitstop has been moved to Theale this year as Pangbourne prices were getting silly.

All events will have entry on the line with a discount for online entry unless the event limits are reached.

For more info go to https://tinyurl.com/3-audaxes

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Club General Meeting Friday 9 June

Just a reminder that we will be holding our club’s general meeting this Friday 9th June at 8.00 p.m. in the Club House at Minet Park Track.    Any reports from officers unable to get there would be most appreciated.

Wendy Mears

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SUPER STAR JAYNE PAINE WON ANOTHER GOLD MEDAL

Fantastic news!

Jayne won the UCI Tour of Cambridgeshire Gran Fondo on Sunday 4 June.

She smashed it and recorded the fastest chip-time out of all the women – 3 hours 23 minutes 42 seconds.   There were 54 women in her age group 50-54.  She says it was 90 miles of windy hell and said she latched on to some very good wheels!  We all know how hard she races and I suspect others were trying to latch on to her wheels.

Jayne has well and truly qualified for the Worlds in Albi in August.

Chapeau Jayne

 

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Club Track Champs

The Club track Champs will be on Sunday 3rd September at Welwyn track from 11.00 until 13.00 please try and attend races for all ages and abilities.

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Track Results

Tom has been getting in the results at Welwyn track league over the last few weeks. On the 12th May he was third in the devil. On the 19th May he was 4th in the 10 lap scratch and 2nd in the devil and on the 26th May 3rd in the 10 lap block handicap all without the usual support of our track team. So came along all you track riders get up to Welwyn on a Friday night and show a few more Willesden jerseys.

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Quarterly Club Meeting

Our quarterly club general meeting has been changed to Friday 9 June.    It starts at 8.00 p.m. after Ray’s training session.

I would appreciate receiving any reports from officers unable to attend.

REMINDER – NEW OFFICERS NEEDED  2018:

Treasurer

Time Trial Secretary

Trophy Secretary

Social Secretary

Looking forward to receiving positive responses for the above positions.

Wendy Mears

 

 

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Willesden WLC 50 Mile time trial – Marshals and helpers needed June 18th

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We are the organising club for the West London combine 50 mile time trial on June 18th. Once again I am asking for volunteers to help with Marshalling and the start and finish, lastly someone in the hall to make a note of finish times.
Mrs Mick is manning the kitchen. So at least I have one volunteer
First rider is off at 07.30 and being a 50 mile TT last rider last year was finished at around 10.30
Thanks in advance
Mick Paddington Willesden TT Sec
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RECRUITMENT

The Willesden are in need of new officers for 2018:

Treasurer  – Gladys Purdy has done this job tirelessly for as long as I can remember and she would now like someone to step forward and takeover this role

Time Trial Secretary  – Mick Paddington has done a fantastic job but due to personal reasons has to give up this role.

Trophy Secretary  –  Jim Mears has diligently carried out this role but age is catching up on him and like Gladys feels that someone younger should step up to the plate.

Social Secretary – Charlotte Zittel did a fabulous job organising our annual awards dinner, introducing pub runs, kayaking, and many other enjoyable activities.  The role has been empty for a number of years so it would be great for someone to come forward even if it is just to organise our Annual Awards Dinner for next year.

Please let me know me of your interest.  I look forward to receiving a bumper amount of replies.

Wendy Mears

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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.

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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 the Mike Dixie 10 mile handicap time trial. It was a day awaited with some anticipation as a new arrival on the trike scene had announced he would take comp record. Well, he – Adam Duggleby- obliterated it by 1m 21sec it posting 19:30.

Meanwhile, after worrying about wind, wheels, a reluctant computer and, as usual, pretty much everything, Jane pulled herself together and just rode arriving at the finish HQ rather surprised to find she’d done a PB (28:25), broken her own club record and beaten Christine Minto’s 15 year-old course record for women’s solo trike.

More surprise followed when she was led, disbelieving, to the results board and shown she’d also won the event which is won on handicap time – by 5 seconds. Apparently it’s a very nice trophy, made all the more special as the last woman to win it was Christine Minto (in 1999) who timed Jane into John o Groats on her End to End record.

Jane Moore

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West London Combine 25 mile time trial May 21st – Now open for entries

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I am taking entries for the above 25 mile time trial. To be held on the Amersham road course H25/4. HQ is the usual place Gt Missenden hall. First rider will be away at 07.31.If you wish to enter please let me have your entry by May 12th along with your personal best time for a 25.

Regards

Mick Paddington

Willesden TT Secretary

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Willesden Audax Day!!!

Join the world of Audax riding

Join the world of Audax riding

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 and also ran by Ian Oliver in 2015.

You have two rides to choose from –

“10 BRIDGES” – Starts at 9:00am
1 ride – 2 cafes, 1 river, 10 Thames bridges (100km)
It really does show the best of the river Thames. Starting at Jenner’s cafe there are a few ups to Marlow, then to Hambleden, Henley and Sonning. The ride goes through some pretty villages before half way stop at Dinton Pastures. The second half of the ride takes towards Ascot and through the Great Park. On the home strait back to Maidenhead you visit Datchet, Eton and the Fat Duck in Bray.

“KAF TO KAF” – Start time 10:00am
1 ride – 2 cafes (62km)
If you fancy doing something a bit shorter then the 62km Kaf to Kaf is for you. Starting at Jenner’s cafe there is one climb up to Pinkneys Green. The ride goes through some pretty villages before half way stop at Dinton Pastures. The second half of the ride takes towards Ascot and back to Maidenhead via Fifield and Bray.

Anne is happy to take entries on the line. It is an excellent value for money day at only £4 per person (for Audax/ CTC members). There is a small extra insurance charge for non-Audax/CTC riders wishing to take part.

Thanks and Anne hopes to see you all there.

 

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Club runs April – June 2017

The club runs list IS HERE

Let the rejoicing commence.

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TIM WAINWRIGHT’S FUNERAL – 4 APRIL 2017

Tim’s funeral will take place at 11.15 am on 4 April 2017 in The East Chapel, Croydon Crematorium.

There are two entrance addresses to the Crematorium, either one will take you to the large car park close to the Chapel.  They are :-

            Mitcham Road, Croydon CRO 3AA (Post code for SatNav)

            Thornton Road, Croydon CR7 6BB (Post code for SatNav)

No flowers please but Donations in memory of Tim can be made to the British Heart Foundation if you so wish.  Cheques with Tim’s name on the back made payable to the Charity or cash may be left in the collection plate under the direction of the Funeral Directors, J B Shakespeare, as you leave the Chapel.   Alternatively cheques may be sent c/o J B Shakespeare Ltd, 67 George Street, Croydon CR0 1LD payable to the Charity.

After the service you are warmly invited for refreshments in St John’s Church Hall, Upper Selsdon Road, South Croydon, CR2 8DD.   There is a large car park at the rear of the church and street parking nearby.

PLEASE LET RAY KELLY IF YOU WILL BE ATTENDING TIM’S FUNERAL SO THAT HE CAN LET PAULINE KNOW NUMBERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF CATERING.

 

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Tim Wainwright’s Funeral

Tim WainwrightTim’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 to the large car park close to the Chapel. They are –

            Mitcham Road, Croydon CRO 3AA (Post code for SatNav)

            Thornton Road, Croydon CR7 6BB (Post code for SatNav)

No flowers please but Donations in memory of Tim can be made to the British Heart Foundation if you so wish. Cheques with Tim’s name on the back made payable to the Charity or cash may be left in the collection plate under the direction of the Funeral Directors, J B Shakespeare, as you leave the Chapel. Alternatively cheques may be sent c/o J B Shakespeare Ltd, 67 George Street, Croydon CR0 1LD payable to the Charity.

 John Davies

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West London Combine 25 Mile Time Trial March 19th – Open for entries

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I am now taking entries for the above time trial of the season. This is a 25 mile race on March 19th , first rider will be off at 8am.

The course is the Amersham road HQ is Great Missenden memorial hall

Please let me know your personal best for a 25 if you have raced before.

Regards

Mick Paddington

Willesden CC TT Sec

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You can now pay for your subs via Direct Debit!

To make your lives easier we have just introduced a direct debit system. This will save you remembering to pay your subs for 2018 and following years, as the money will simply be taken from your account on New Years Day. Cancelling is easy too!

Remember: NO MONEY WILL BE TAKEN until January next year!

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Tim Wainwright

More sad news – Tim Wainwright died in a collision whilst out riding last Wednesday, the 1st.   He had been a member in the Willesden for years and was a keen audax rider taking part in PBP many times wearing our Willesden shirt, and his work with Arrivee was well known.  I was chatting with him at Mike Ellison’s memorial gathering, and thought how well and fit he looked; such a gent with a lovely smiling face.  Our condolences go to Pauline and his family.

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