Welcome to the Redbridge Cycling Club

Don’t forget the First Club 10 on the 12th April, E91/10 Leaden Roding, entries to Tom Moore.

Keep Mayday Bank Holiday Free, the ECCA Festival takes place over this weekend. For details contact Trevor 

Congratulations to Alison Wood; 1st lady and 1st Handicap in the recent ECCA 10 mile TT.

FacebookLook no further! The Redbridge Cycling Club has been based in this area since 1972 and  we welcome new members. We are now based and are working in partnership with Redbridge Cycling Centre at Hog Hill in Hainault.

Monday 23rd March. Redbridge Cycling Centre. 6.00 pm onwards: group riding on illuminated part of the circuit followed by social evening at 8.00 pm
Tuesday 31st March.  Social evening at North Weald Village Hall. 8.30 pm onwards.

LADIES IMPROVERS RIDE,  This Saturday, the 28th March 09.15. Non-members welcome.
30 to 40 miles round trip with cafe stop half way at Blackmore Village tea rooms. All abilities welcome.     For more details contact alliwood73@gmail.com
Saturday INTRODUCTORY RIDE, This Saturday the 28th March 09.15. New members welcome……Blackmore Village and back,approx 30 miles. Cafe stop half way for coffee and cake. 9.30 am start. Return for 12.30. Everbody welcome.  For more details contact Frank on  membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk

Group Riding Practice.  Redbridge Cycling Centre every Monday  on the road circuit.  18.00 – 20.00. The illuminated top section of the circuit only when dark.
RAtherton2We have weekly Sunday Social Rides all year and a 40 mile Saturday morning Training ride. We have a comprehensive Club Time Trial programme providing events from early March to mid-October at varying distances. There is also a Mountain Bike Ride through Epping Forest every Saturday morning.

The Club promotes Social events and an Annual Dinner, Dance and Prize Presentations in February. Membership details can be found HERE!                                 

NEXT CLUB RIDESClick on ‘Club Rides’ for details of all forthcoming rides. All Sunday Rides now leave Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.15 for 09.30 sharp departure. 
IMPORTANT:  It is expected that participants on our club rides wear an approved hardshell helmet. AND HAVE WITH THEM THE FOLLOWING:  Pump, spare Inner tube with correct valve length, tyre levers, puncture outfit, lightweight tool kit. We also advise you to have front and rear lights just in case your return home has been delayed. For further information contact Frank Smartt at
Saturday 28th March.  Training Ride. Usual 40 mile circuit and 30 mile circuit  for those less fit.  Leave Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.30.
Sunday 29th March.  Departure time 09.15. Redbridge Cycling Centre.  (Note British Summer Time starts 2.00 am)
Bronze Ride.   Apollo Cafe, Waltham Abbey via Hook Lane, Passingford Bridge, A113, Berwick Lane, Toot Hill,  Banks Lane, Fiddlers Hamlet, Ivy Chimneys, Bell Common, B1393, Upshire, Waltham Abbey. Return via the cycle route across the Gunpowder Park, then up Mott Street Hill to High Beech, Theydon Bois, Abridge, Hoe Lane 34 miles.
Silver Ride.  The Shed Coffee Bar, Sawbridgeworth (Near the railway station) via Hook Lane, Passingford Bridge, A113, Ongar, Moreton, Little Laver, White Roding, Taverners Green, South edge of Hatfield Forest, Woodside Green, Little Hallingbury, Sawbridgeworth (The Shed Coffee Bar near railway station). Return via Sheering, Newman’s Green, Matching Church, Matching Green, High Laver, Tilegate Road, Mill Lane, Moreton, Bobbingworth, Toot Hill, Tawney Common, Stapleford Tawney, Passingford Bridge, Hook Lane, Redbridge. 54 miles.
Gold Ride.  Non stop ride ride around mid-Essex. 45 – 50 miles  

Saturday Morning Mountain Bike Rides in Epping Forest
Meet at the north end of Buckhurst Hill High Street (A121) adjacent the cricket pitch, which if travelling north towards Loughton is on your left after passing the Hawsted turning and immediately before the road begins to drop down a fairly steep hill and two 40mph sign posts. (post code IG9 5SS). Parking available.
Leave 9.00am sharp. 2 – 2 1/2 hours Steady riding mainly on bridle paths and tracks. No ‘mad downhilling’. All riders are expected to wear hard shell helmets.
Ride leader Alan Flutter ( 07799 623989 ). Please contact him before hand if intending to join in the ride.

Forthcoming Events.
Redbridge CC  Day at the Olympic Velodrome, Monday March 23rd.  A few places are still available, contact Tony Jupp on  membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk for more details.  ALL PLACES NOW TAKEN. Contact above address if you would like to be placed on a reserve list.
Evening road race series at the Redbridge Cycling Centre.   Every Thursday evening between 7th May and 16th July 7.30 pm. Organiser Chris Eschle. Click on ‘Road Races, Time Trials and Sportives’ then goto Road Races 2015 for more details.
Club Open Road Race ‘The Summer Solstice’, Roxwell, 21st June.  This is a big event being organised by Chris Eschle.  Click on ‘Road Races, Time Trials and Sportives’ then goto Road Races 2015 for more details.  Please keep this day free on your calendar. Lots of help will be needed (Marshalling and at the race HQ in Roxwell Village Hall).  Details to follow soon.
Club Time Trials.  April 12th Club 10. Course E9/10 (Leaden Roding )start 09.30. Details                                 to follow.
                             April 19th Club 25. Course E9/25 (Writtle) start 09.00. Details to follow.
For  further details of our activities please contact Frank Smartt at membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk.or  check the “diary” section for details of all Club functions, rides and races in the current year.