Category Archives: Miscellaneous

A Virtual Reliability Ride

Harp RC came up with the great idea of a virtual Reliability Ride and Willesden CC, along with the other Chiltern Classic clubs, has been invited to join in. “As we cannot run the Harp Hilly in it’s usual form … Continue reading

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RIDE 500km IN 8 DAYS FROM XMAS EVE TO NEW YEAR’S EVE FOR CHARITY

RIDE 500km IN 8 DAYS FROM XMAS EVE TO NEW YEAR’S EVE FOR CHARITY Our friends at Westerley are organising a Christmas season event and they are inviting Willesden CC. Even if the full 500 is impractical, you can do … Continue reading

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Pictures of the 1950 Willesden Dinner

Following up her chat with club members at the end of our Maidenhead mini golf championships, Janice Halter, Fred Everett’s daughter, forward some pictures to do with the club’s 1950 dinner to us. If you want to share reminiscences please … Continue reading

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Chance encounter with the daughter of a longtime member, Fred Everett

Just after the club mini-golf championship, a couple on a walk came up to talk to us. Janice Halter is the daughter of a longtime member, Fred Everett. She sent the following message to the club yesterday. On a walk … Continue reading

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2020 Willesden CC Mini-Golf Championship & RAF Memorial ride

Just confirming the fun mini-golf  championship taking place on the Jenners Cafe crazy golf course at Boulters Lock, Maidenhead on Sunday 11th October at 13.00. The cost of an 18-hole round is £3.50 with a trophy for the winner. Car … Continue reading

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West London combine hill climb 4th October

Would anyone like to ride this event? It is on Windsor Hill 9.30 start. Closing date is 27th September. Thanks Gill

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Anyone know Ken Daniels?

This interesting enquiry was emailed today to us by a Roger Hawkins “I have been doing some research into the history of an early 1960’s Viking track bike now in my ownership. Apparently the bike was used in the 1967 … Continue reading

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Wearing the Green with pride

The club asked that members not wear its colours during lockdown, to deflect resentment from non-cyclists. With the now changed conditions, it’s policy that you can wear our colours freely. Vai squadra verde!🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️

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John Tipping Collage

Thank you for all your tributes to John Tipping. Lots of photos of bridges and cafes. I managed to ride Tippy’s 10 Bridges last weekend in the lovely sunny weather. If you want to see the collage please click the … Continue reading

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Important Information from BC on WCC Club activities

The following is a bulletin from British Cycling regarding the present lockdown on organised cycling. British Cycling can today (27 May 2020) provide an update on the current suspension of sanctioned cycling activity, which was due to run until 30 … Continue reading

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John Tipping Tribute

Unfortunately I won’t be able to run the audax rides scheduled for 31st May. This was to be Tippy’s Thames Bridges and Tippy’s Kaf to Kaf both memorial rides to our great friend John Tipping. His daughter and family had … Continue reading

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Going Down To The Pub

Whilst we have all been in lockdown, I have been looking at future events to organise on the social front. It appears to me that we can sometimes combine rides with social events. There are many places we haven’t been … Continue reading

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Covid-19 update

In line with guidance from government and British Cycling, all club activities are currently suspended. https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/     https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Until further notice, solo rides for exercise once a day are allowed.  Ride sensibly and carefully. You do not want to put … Continue reading

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Club runs: Jan-Feb 2020

Rides proposed up to 5th March 2020. Subject to agreement at the WCC AGM on 2 Feb, several people will lead individual runs on different dates. Jan 12 – Westerley Winter warmer. A number already entered. Jan 19 – Tring … Continue reading

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Liz Creese

I am passing on the sad news that Liz passed away last Friday, 7th December. It was peacefully in her sleep with her family present. Liz has been a member of the club for 30 years and has been one … Continue reading

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SOCIAL CLUB RIDES – SAVE THESE DATES

It is proposed to run two more Sunday club rides from Denham starting at 10.00am. The first one will be on the 29th September led by Marianne Harding and the second on the 27th October led by John Wheatley . Further details … Continue reading

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Willesden CC Road Races 15 September 2019

The annual John & Dulcie Walker Memorial Road Races took place on 15 September 2019, ably organised by new boy Aidan Hegerty, with a crowd of helpers from the club.  

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Club Track Champs Results

11 riders took part in the club track champs on Saturday at Welwyn track. The club track Champion for 2019 is Sam Grant. Second place went to Connor Woodford and James Edwards came third.    

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Cycling Holiday in Riccione, Italy 2020

Cycling Holiday in Riccione, Italy 2020 As most of you may know, for the past few years, I have been making arrangements with the Hotel Gambrinus in Riccione on the East Coast of Italy, for a group of us to stay with … Continue reading

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Social Night Out – an AC/DC tribute band at The Tropic at Ruislip

Social Night Out – Friday 13th September – The Tropic at Ruislip – Grosvenor Vale, Ruislip HA4 6JQ   The Tropic club is hosting a night featuring an AC/DC tribute band called AC/DC UK – £12 in advance or £14 on the door. … Continue reading

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