Category Archives: Miscellaneous

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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Club Fun Day and Track Champs this Saturday 31/08/19

All club members are welcome at Welwyn Gosling Stadium for Club Fun Day and Track Champs.  Fun races for adults and children on road or children’s bikes.  Track bikes are available for hire for those wishing to take part in … Continue reading

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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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John Tipping’s Funeral

From Tony Willard The funeral of John will take place at Easthampstead Crematorium Nine Mile Ride Wokingham RG403DW on Monday 29 July at 1230pm and afterwards at Pinewood Cafe and Bar Old Wokingham Road RG403AQ Those wishing to cycle behind … Continue reading

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John Tipping

Tony Willard posted this on the club Facebook page. “It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that my old friend John Tipping passed away on Tuesday. Details are all a bit vague at the moment, but … Continue reading

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Saturday 31st August Club Track Champs and Fun Day

We have decided this year to combine the Track Champs and Fun Day at Welwyn Track. The start time is 2 p.m.  All the family welcome and bring a picnic. Track Champs The usual racing programme.  Track bikes are available … Continue reading

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Help with Hillingdon Crit on June 29th

Reading CC have been in touch asking if we can help them. They are holding criterium races on the afternoon of Saturday 29th June and are having trouble recruiting a first aider for the event. If you are qualified and … Continue reading

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Cyclist Track Day, 18-19 May – £10 discount

I got this message yesterday from the club’s contact page. The discount code is CLUB35 “It’s Emily here from Cyclist Magazine. I’m reaching out to you with an exciting offer for our hugely popular Cyclist Track Days event at Lee … Continue reading

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