Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Restarting Hillingdon Training on Fridays

Weekly training at the Hillingdon Circuit is restarting this week – (Friday 29th April). The Clubhouse will be open from 17:30 & we aim to finish about 19:30 depending on numbers & daylight. £4 for adults sign-on and £2 for … Continue reading

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Willesden Reliability is now the Chiltern Arrow

Following the success of last year’s event in early September which had 130 riders and with the apparent demise of the Chiltern Classic Reliability series, it has been decided to keep the event in the warmer part of the year … Continue reading

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Accredited Marshall Training

The following email has just been received from BC… From: Lucie Gallen  Subject: Training course for accredited marshals in Central Region Evening all! First of all I want to wish you all a happy new year. I do hope you’ve … Continue reading

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Iris Sacker

I am afraid that I have to report the death of another of our Life members. Iris Sacker died last week just before her 93rd birthday. Iris was always helping out in the kitchen when the club held road races … Continue reading

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Message from Stan’s son

Dear WCC I know Denis Peterson kindly passed on my thanks for the donation to the British Heart Foundation in memory of my dad, Stan Vygus.  However, I ought to personally say thank you from my brother, Adrian, and myself … Continue reading

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Gordon Piper

It is with regret that I have to report the death of Gordon Piper. From Ian Piper: The funeral has been arranged for 11am on Monday 1 November 2021 in the Chapel of Rest at Hedley Price Funeral Directors, Minehead. We … Continue reading

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Stan Vygus Funeral

Hello Willesden Cycling club My dad Stan’s funeral will be at 15:30 hrs (i.e 3:30 pm) on Monday 25 October 2021 at the memorial chapel Sussex & Surrey Crematorium, Balcombe Road, CRAWLEY, RH10 3NQ. M23 junction 10 then about 1 … Continue reading

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Stan Vygus

Stan Vygus It is with regret that I have to report the death of Stan Vygus. He was one of the oldest members of the club. He joined when his Dad was President before the War. He was the Secretary … Continue reading

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Stuart Birnie sets new Willesden CC 12 hour record

New 12 hour record   Stuart held the 12 hour time trial record set in 2014 at 293.63 miles. He has exceeded that for the past two years, both times at the National 12 hour Championship run by Breckland CC. … Continue reading

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Midweek Willesden Audax

The Riverside 2 Riverside 100 km Audax Wednesday 18th August 10am from Jenners, Ray Mead Road, Maidenhead SL6 8NP 2 cafes – 1 ride Many of you may know this ride, previously organised by Mick Hill and John Tipping. It … Continue reading

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Olympic Cycling Information Online

The UCI have posted all the documents for the Tokyo on line here https://www.uci.org/news/2018/tokyo-2020-olympic-games-official-documents These include all the maps and profiles for the road cycling events.    

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Charity Ride Manual now available

Click below to download the ride manual for Sunday 27th June. The Lakeside Cafe at the Hospice have kindly extended the breakfast menu for us until 11.30 EventManual_TH  

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Charity Ride and Social Event 27th June

We finally have everything confirmed. The HQ will be a the usual start / finish point for the event usually organised by John and Diane Morris the Plough at Winchmore Hill, Bucks. Sign on from 9.15 for 10.00 start. The … Continue reading

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Charity Ride 27th June 2021

Unfortunately John and Diane Morris are not organising their annual charity bike ride this year due to Covid-19 restrictions but I thought it might be nice to run something more informal on the same date which would have been 27th … Continue reading

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Ken Daniels

Vic White has supplied a picture of Ken Daniels. Ken was one of the club’ strongest ever riders. He rode in the Tour of Britain and the Tour d’Avenir.  Vic said “This is him in the Club Road Race on … Continue reading

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Club Run Sunday 9th May

This week’s club run is a steady social ride starting at Great Missenden at 10.00am and heading out to Quainton. There are plenty of outside tables at the George and Dragon pub / cafe adjacent to the windmill. There is … Continue reading

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Club run 2 May – Tring

3 weeks, 3 club runs.  This weekend it’s Tring. We will be cruising at an altitude above sea level, with in-flight refreshments to be served at The Espresso Lounge in Tring.  There is a very small outdoor seating area, or … Continue reading

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Club run Sunday 25 April

Hardly a week has passed since the first club run in a very long time, and there’s another one, this coming Sunday 25 April. We are going to Binfield, the Foxes Den community cafe. There is a route available here: … Continue reading

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Resumption of club runs but with restrictions

Due to the new relaxation of Covid-19 rules, we are provisionally starting the Spring/ Summer club runs on Sunday 18th April 2021 with a return ride from Shane’s Nursery at Denham out to the P.E. Mead Farm Shop (Black Barn) … Continue reading

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10 Thames Bridges and Kaf-to-Kaf Audaxes, 23rd May

From Anne Mograby Hi folks its that time of year again when I’m thinking about the Audax rides. So pleased I can run them this year. So put Sunday 23rd May in your calendar and get down to Jenners to ride either … Continue reading

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