Category Archives: Audax

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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Featuring Willesden Riders

Damon Peacock is widely known with Audax UK for his hard work in producing a range of films about Audax riders and riding. In this short piece Damon draws comparisons between long distance events such as the LEL and PBP … Continue reading

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Jack Eason 200 Struggle ride. Competition to create a route

A route is needed for this new ride commemorating Jack, which will be run on the same day as the renamed 10 Thames Bridges and Kaf-to-Kaf and I will hopefully get expert help designing it and then running the event. … Continue reading

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Free Willesden Kit for riders who are under 18

Great news we have received a grant from Wembley Stadium for our young riders which will enable us  to supple free kit to Willesden Riders who are under 18. Riders need to complete in a number of events in Willesden … Continue reading

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Tribute to Jack Eason

An excellent tribute to Jack Eason, who passed away this year, appeared in the recent Summer edition of Arrivée, the magazine of Audax UK. Jack combined inspiring feats of long distance cycling well into old age with a mischievous sense … Continue reading

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LEL Progress

JOB DONE! 08:07 First Willesdener has reached the finish – well done Marcus! 11:30 Mel and Martin have both just finished – congratulations to you both! 20:50 Pete and Richard finish – chapeau! Friday, the small hours. Both Jon and … Continue reading

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Club Runs March-May 2013

Your club runs list is here WCC Club Runs Mar-May 13 Don’t all rejoice at once.

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Day trip to the New Forest

Yes, this year’s 3 Down 300km Audax is running on Saturday 6th April. Starting from Chalfont St Peters, you take on the Chilterns, a bit of the Berkshire Downs, the Hampshire Downs. With the ups mainly over, it’s down the … Continue reading

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Reminding all of you up for a challenge that the longest and largest of UK Audaxes, London-Edinburg-London (LEL), will be accepting applications from Saturday 5th January onwards. The ride will start on 28 July and the entry price of £219 … Continue reading

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Rocco Memorial Ride 500 aka Bog Standard or Pinner-Brecon-Pinner (PBP)

Willesden CC member Martin Lucas has kindly sent in the following report: As a fond memorial to Rocco,  a select group of long distance cyclists gathered early on Saturday 18th August. Their aim was to follow a route established by … Continue reading

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Rocco Ride Sun 5 August – route sheet

John Tipping has kindly supplied a route sheet for the Rocco John Richardson Memorial Ride on Sunday 5 August. Please click link below to access the route sheet. Rocco 76 5 August

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Randonnee on the Isle of Brown

Top tips for keeping your bike clean 1. Avoid riding in wet weather 2. Use a sturdy pair of mudguards 3. Stay away from bridlepaths and dirty tracks Top tip for an enjoyable weekend 1. Ignore the above and get … Continue reading

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Ditchling Devil 200K on June 10th

A Willesden Audax, the Ditchling Devil, is on June 10th this year. LOCOG bagged our weekend from last year to open the Olympics(!) so it’s relocated to June 10. The Ditchling Devil is a 200km round trip from London to … Continue reading

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A couple of pictures from the recent Isle of White Randonee

Here are a couple (okay lots!) of photos from the recent washed out, cold, windy, hilly (and yet somehow fantastic) Isle of Wight Randonee. I’m sure there will be more photos to come.

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Club Run Sunday 15 April

WCC is organising two wonderful Audax rides this Sunday, both starting from Jenners Cafe, Boulters Lock.  This will form the club run for this week. 110 km 10 Thames Bridges start 09:00am  £3 62km Kaf to Kaf  start 10:00am £3 … Continue reading

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3Down 300K Saturday 7 April – can you ride or help in the evening?

There are still a few places left on Saturday’s 3 Down  if you’d like to ride it.   This is a 300km cycling event starting from Chalfont St Peter. Controls at Pangbourne, Kimbridge, Fordingbridge, Alresford and Winnersh, plus 2 information … Continue reading

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It’s Official!! Peter Turnbull is SPOTY!

Peter wants to thanks all of the Willesden CC who voted for him in the Bucks Herald Sports Personality of the Year 2011 . Peter is thrilled to have won the award by, beating off (but not literally) strong competition … Continue reading

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Audax UK Prizegiving – The Willesden Haul!

Mark Brooking went the last weekend’s Audax UK AGM and Prizegiving and came back with this report… The Audax do was a hoot as ever. Willesden came away with quite a haul – VC167 were not amused as they got … Continue reading

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End of season Willesden Audax, the Boat Ride

***** For better photo’s and a blog with a different view of the ride Photo Link Blog link ***** The other week Paul Stewart suddenly noticed that the Willesden was in with a realistic chance of regaining the Audax UK … Continue reading

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