Category Archives: Audax

News and Results from Gladys

Another busy week for our members! On Monday the Hillingdon Slipstreamers promoted events for the young riders. Cormac Nisbet riding in his first ever race finished 3rd in the Under 10 age group whilst Kye Lewis (Under12) and Josh Copley … Continue reading

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Boulters Bash 110km Audax

Ian and Pauline Why organised a superb mid-week Audax yesterday.  Ian had ordered good weather for the event and it was delivered in buckets and on time. This was to the complete satisfaction of all riders, many of whom were … Continue reading

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Severn Across – Club 400k Audax 9 May

The club’s 400k Audax from Chalfont St Peter to Chepstow and back, runs on 9 May and is filling up fast. If you have not entered you’ll need to get a move on. And if you are free early on … Continue reading

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Boulters Bash 110k Audax

Ian Why is organising the Boulters Bash Audax this year, so make sure you take Wednesday 22nd April off work! If you don’t have a job there is no excuse to ride this cracking event. Starts at Jenner’s Café near Boulters … Continue reading

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What a smashing year 2014 was!

Many of you will have seen this on the big screen at the dinner but I thought I would put it online for everyone to see all the great stuff we have been up to in 2014.

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Willesden on BBC Scotland 9th December

From Marcus: Advance warning – 9th December 7pm on BBC2 Scotland (available on Sky (970) and Freesat (970)) Three Willesden riders (Ian, Martin and myself) went to north-west Scotland to ride a very tough 1300km Audax event in very challenging … Continue reading

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Video: PBP The Three Cities by Damon Peacock

Some Willesden jerseys spotted in Damon Peacock‘s latest video

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Paris-Brest 2015 – It all starts here!

Ian Oliver is urging all club members interested in the 2015 Paris-Brest-Paris to attend this week’s “Pub run” on Thursday 16th October at the Coach and Horses, Ickenham. The plan is to gather from 8:00pm to sound out who wants … Continue reading

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Riverside-to-Riverside Audax on 13th 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 there … Continue reading

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Latest Results

Yesterday our riders started from Ruislip riding 100Kms to commemorate Rocco Richardson who used to run the Audax events from there. Instead of entry fees his partner, Liz Creese accepted donations towards the Marie Curies nurses fund and £90 was … Continue reading

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Video: Audax Alpine Classic

Its Friday! This video should help get you in the mood to get out on your bike or maybe even the Ditchling Devil on the 8th! Audax Australia have produced this stunning tilt-shift time lapse video of the Alpine Classic; a … Continue reading

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Video: Willesden Cycling Club Easter Arrow

Marcus has posted this video and the following report on his blog from the Easter Arrow, a 360+ mile team Audax. 

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Longbarrow japes

Mark Brooking and Richard Hulls were last Saturday’s team aboard the famous Longbarrow trike. They were riding the Shaftsbury CC’s excellent 160km Audax from the historic cycling huts in Ugley, Essex. The weather for the ride was great and no … Continue reading

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Sicilia No-Stop 1,000km Audax

In 2004 the Willesden CC fielded 14 riders for a crack at the 1,000 Sicilia No-Stop, an Audax ride that does a complete circuit of this charismatic Italian island. We returned to the UK with a rather impressive porcelain trophy, … Continue reading

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Chiltern Classics 2014

    It’s reliability trial time again!   The Chiltern Classics are a series of rides characterised by the short, sharp hills of the Chilterns and the fine weather that always* graces these events. The jewell in the crown is of course … Continue reading

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Easter Arrow 2014

With a late Easter this year, it’s a good chance to do an Easter Arrow (a 24 hour team audax ride from, say, Willesden to York) without fighting gales and snowstorms, this coming Good Friday April 18th. Marcus Jackson-Baker will … Continue reading

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New Velodrome in Paris

Enthusiasts of the Paris-Brest-Paris may like to note that the new velodrome at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (on the outskirts of Paris, near Versailles) is now open and ready to host its first competition. The velodrome is close to the start/finish that the … Continue reading

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Extra Willesden 200K Audax on 8th December

This is the calendar version of the Audax UK Perm, The Boat Trip which has been pressed into service to fill the gap left by Terry Lister’s legendary South Bucks Winter Warmer. Terry is having a year off this year; … Continue reading

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Ride a Sportive, win a trophy

Your club has a special award for riding sportives. If you would like to give a shiny award a good home for a year and have ridden at least one Sportive this year, you can apply. Email me, Ian Oliver, … Continue reading

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Featuring Willesden Riders

Damon Peacock is widely known with Audax UK for his hard work in producing a range of films about Audax riders and riding. In this short piece Damon draws comparisons between long distance events such as the LEL and PBP … Continue reading

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