Welcome to the Redbridge Cycling Club

We need Marshals for the next 25 and 10 TT’s in September.  See below for details.

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 24th August.  Redbridge Cycling Centre.  Group riding practice on the Redbridge Cycling Centre circuit 18.00 – 20.00 hrs followed by a social evening at the centre 20.00 – 21.00.  (note early finish time)
Tuesday 1st September.  Social evening at North Weald Village Hall. 8.30 pm onwards.

INTRODUCTORY RIDE, Saturday 22nd August 9.15am. New members welcome……Blackmore Village and back,approx. 30 miles. Cafe stop half way for coffee and cake. 9.30 am start. Return for 12.30/1pm. Everybody 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.  Silver taster rides for those bronze club riders wishing to progress to silver rides and Wednesday rides.  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 Rides. There are Sunday social rides, Saturday training rides, Silver ‘taster rides’ on Saturdays for those bronze riders wishing to progress to silver and Wednesday rides. Most starting from Redbridge Cycling Centre. IMPORTANT. All Sunday Rides now leave Redbridge Cycling Centre 08.00 for 08.15 sharp departure.   This Sunday (30th August) the bronze gpes to the Apoolo Cafe in Waltham Abbey and the Silver Ride goes to the Country Bumpkin Cafe, Tewin in Hertfordhire.  The gold ride is the usual 55 mile non-stop ride through the mid-Essex lanes.  Click on ‘Club Rides’ for more details   Also for more details contact the rides coordinator, Paul O’Kelly, on   membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk

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.
Club Championship 25 mile Time Trial.   6th September. Course E9/25. Start near Writtle on A1060.  First rider off 09.00.  Entries to Paul O’Kelly by Tuesday 1st Sept. at membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk
Club 2-up 10 mile Team Time Trial.  13th September. Course E91/10.  Start Leaden Roding on the B181.  First rider off 09.30.  Entries to Paul O’Kelly by Tuesday 8th September at membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk
We need marshals for these events. 6 marshals for the 6th September and 1 marshal for the 13th September,. if you can help. Please contact me on membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk.   (Thank you to all those who have already offered their help).
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.