Author Archives: Gladys Purdy


Jenny has asked me to let you all know that Brian died last night,(April 25th) in Majorca. He was at a training camp with Don Mason. Full details will be available later. I am sure that we all extend our … Continue reading

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May Monthly Meeting

New venue, new day. May’s monthly meeting will take place at the Manor Farm Hall, Ruislip on THURSDAY 3rd May at 8pm to 10pm. Come along after the training ride. Refreshments will be available.  The hall is situated in the … Continue reading

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April Monthly meeting.

This month’s meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd at the Hillingdon Cycle circuit from 7.30p.m. to 9.30p.m. It would be good to see a few more of our members attend.

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March Monthly Meeting

The clubroom at Willesden is still out of action so the monthly meeting will be held at Hillingdon Cycle Circuit at 8pm after the Turbo sessions this Thursday.

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Audax events

Rocco is still receving treatment in hospital and it is regretted that the Audax events he usually organises have been cancelled

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Audax Events

Rocco is still in hospital and will not be running any events this year. He is receiving treatment but it is uncertain when he will be allowed home. Liz has regretfully cancelled the events.

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Subs Reminder

Don’t forget subs have to be paid by January 31st. If you wish to pay them by bank transfer e mail me ( and I will send you the club’s bank details. Several members still haven’t paid for last year’s … Continue reading

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Go Ride

maloreeswinterseriesflyer2012. I did try Kel. but this is all I could get it to print. Am I the only one that replies to e mails? Shame on all you technophobes!

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January’s Monthly Meeting.

Happy New Year to you all. The meeting was postponed from the first Tuesday in the month as it was so close to New Year’s Day Parade in which several of our members took part. It has to be postponed again … Continue reading

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Children’s Xmas Party 2011


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Annual General Meeting

The Agenda for the AGM has not yet been delivered to members so here is a reminder that it will take place on Sunday 4th December 2011 at the Guide Hut, Community Close in Ickenham commencing at 2.30p.m. We must … Continue reading

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Children in Need

Paul Doel, our only 2nd claim Life Member, organised his club Team Quest to ride the rollers in one hour stints for 24hours to raise money for Children in Need.  Steve and Julie May’s daughter, Stephanie rode for the opening … Continue reading

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Jayne wins again

Jayne Paine is shortly off to Australia to ride in the Winter Series in Sydney.Before leaving she paid her subs for next year. This must surely be a first. I usually spend weeks trying to collect the subs. Good luck … Continue reading

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Purdy rides again

Ron Purdy(81) was asked to take part in the Wellness Fitness Inter-Borough games,held at Brixton Leisure Centre, reprsenting Harrow He had to ride on a fixed bike in the gym. He should have had another cyclist to share the time but … Continue reading

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Nick Tidmarsh

The Willesden Old Timers met at Alresford on Sunday for lunch. They helped Nick Tidmarsh to celebrate  attaining 101 years of age. Nick was a founder member of the club way back in the 1920’s.

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Annual BBQ & Bicycle Polo

The annual bicyle polo match with the Westerley was something to behold. At dusk, under floodlights the atmosphere was tense. 6 ends were played resulting in the traditional draw 5-1, in favour of our hosts The Westerley.   Roland of The … Continue reading

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Hippy’s epic ride

You must read this on Hippy’s blog. Why wasn’t he wearing club colours? Over to you Ray.

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Jim Revill

The winner of this year’s Jim Revill Handicap Cup on Sunday was Tony Savage who recorded 1.13.00(54.45) Peter Dixon finished in 57.41.Russell O’Malley, who went a bit further than he need to at the Wendover turn,1.03.29(56.37),Jumbo James 1.11.07(1.01.07)and Brian Moon … Continue reading

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Age is just a number.

Ron Purdy decided that at 80 he really ought to try a triathalon. He took part with 250 entrants in the HatchEnd/Harrow Jet Stream triathalon on Sunday. He swam the 400m in 11.16, rode the 17Kms in 44.18 and finished … Continue reading

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Boris meets Brian

Photos by Ron Purdy Boris Johnson rode into Field  End School this morning to see the circuit that has been laid out for the children to ride. He met with Brian Wright, who has been one of our members who … Continue reading

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