Category Archives: Sportives

Would you like a Willesden CC Bidon?

Would you be interested in custom Willesden bidon? (more info here) There is a minimum order so there needs to be a reasonable amount of interest. If you would want one, or two please choose which models you would prefer in … Continue reading

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2015 Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100

BC are offering members who belong to their affiliated clubs a chance to ride in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 British Cycling Club Challenge on Sunday 2 August. BC has space for for 400 teams of four riders each, teams … Continue reading

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Results from the Press Secretary

Time trialists were in action in the London Vets 10 mile at Maidenhead on Thursday afternoon. Pete Cookson recorded 23.30, Gill Reynolds 26.06 and Jim McKay 28.06. Our Junior riders- Darryl Lusardi rode on Hillingdon circuit and finished 12th and … Continue reading

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Chiltern Cycling Festival, 13 July 2014

Hi folks I suspect most of you will have heard about this by now, they’re doing a splendid job on the marketing! The Chiltern Cycling Festival is coming to Amersham Old Town on Sunday 13 July 2014. It would be … Continue reading

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Team Willesden for the Reliability Trial

We will be putting together two groups for the Willesden Reliability Trial on Sunday 16th February. One for the short route and one for the 100k event, all our youth team are expected to ride plus those who have attended … Continue reading

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The Chiltern Cycling Festival – 13th July 2014

Ray Kelly has been contacted by the organisers of the Chiltern Cycling Festival to see if any Willesden riders would be interested in taking part in their festival of cycling. Following is their press release, which Ray has requested to be … 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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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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Ride London 100 – Mike’s Report

Michael Ellison: On August 4th I successfully completed the Prudential Ride London 100 – along with 16000+ others riders including BoJo! The route followed the Olympic Road Race – but with only one ascent of Box Hill; although they did … Continue reading

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Willesden CC Reliability Trial – Sunday!

Don’t forget, this weekend is the Willesden Reliability Trial. Starting at Ickenham guide hut, the route takes in either 60km or 100km of the Chilterns, over some fairly challenging terrain.  Food and drink available at the guide hut and first 50 riders get a … Continue reading

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What a week

The Squadra Verde has been tearing round Italy in the Mille Miglia – thanks to John Davies for the regular updates and to the official Web site for round-the-clock time checks. We await a considered report by the participants – … Continue reading

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What a week

The Squadra Verde has been tearing round Italy in the Mille Miglia – thanks to John Davies for the regular updates and to the official Web site for round-the-clock time checks. We await a considered report by the participants – … Continue reading

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Mille Miglia – Day 2

All of the Willesden riders with the exception of Julian Holden have now passed through the Dicomano control (near Florence) at 473km. Martin Lucas was in the top twenty riders and 3rd UK rider to reach this point yesterday. A … Continue reading

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Dunwich Dynamo

The Dunwich Dynamo is an annual 120 mile through-the-night ride from Hackney to Dunwich. It’s not quite a sportive (no organisation, no entry fee), it’s not a race and it’s certainly not exclusive. WCC member Tim Burrows rode this week’s … Continue reading

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Dunwich Dynamo

The Dunwich Dynamo is an annual 120 mile through-the-night ride from Hackney to Dunwich. It’s not quite a sportive (no organisation, no entry fee), it’s not a race and it’s certainly not exclusive. WCC member Tim Burrows rode this week’s … Continue reading

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More results from Porlock

Ian Piper writes about The Tour of Exmoor Sportive: Having never ridden a sportive before this was a whole new experience. The options were 56, 80 or 97 miles, the 56 seemed a bit like bottling out and as I … Continue reading

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Paris-Roubaix Sportive and Chiltern 100

Tim Burrows reports: This weekend I managed to complete ‘Roubaix’ with all it’s variable weather. It started with a head-wind, the first bits of pavé dry and dusty, then the skies truly opened up – thunder and lightening – the … Continue reading

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Has anyone got a bike bag Tim can borrow?

Club member Tim Burrows is riding the Paris-Roubaix Sportive in early June. He’s hoping to raise money for a few charities with his ride. However, he’s lent his bike bag out (it’s now in Kuwait – don’t ask) and would … Continue reading

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