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Club 25 on 19th April on E9/25. Thank you to all those who have offered their help. If you would like to ride contact Trevor.

Congratulations to Graham Rudd and Vida Sutova. Winners of the Club 10 on the 12th April, E91/10 Leaden Roding. Also to Rick Kemp 1st on Hcp.

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

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.

Tuesday 21st April.  Social evening at North Weald Village Hall. 8.30 pm onwards.
Monday 27th April. Redbridge Cycling Centre. 6.00 pm onwards: group riding on the circuit followed by social evening at 8.00 pm.  Open Question Forum ‘What do you want from your club?’  8.30 – 9.45.
Club clothing will be available for trying on and purchase. We will also have details of the new supplier of club clothing (with the new design approved by British Cycling).

LADIES IMPROVERS RIDE,  Saturday 09.15. actual date to be announced. 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, Saturday 25th April.  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 18th April..  Training Ride  Usual 40 mile circuit and 30 mile circuit  for those less fit.  Leave Redbridge Cycling Centre 09.30.

Sunday 19th April..  Departure time 09.15. Redbridge Cycling Centre. 
Bronze Ride.   Short ride to Writtle Tea Rooms (opposite Writtle College).  45 miles.
Silver Ride.   Long ride to Writtle Tea Rooms (opposite Writtel College) 50 – 55 miles
Probably No Gold Ride:  Most Gold riders will be in the club 25 mile time trial which starts on the A1060 just west of Writtle.

Early Ride Out to the club 25 mile time trial at Leaden Roding. Meet Chigwell Row 06.50 for 07.00 departure.  Distance is 19.5 miles to the start of the event near Writtle (Course E9/25) on the A1060.  First rider off 09.00.

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.
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 19th Club 25. Course E9/25 (Writtle) start 09.00. Organiser Erik Harding assisted by Trevor.  Contact Trevor if you would like to ride by Tuesday.
Club day at the Olympic Velodrome.  Tuesday 2nd June  10.00 – 12.00.  Contact Tony Jupp on membership@redbridgecyclingclub.co.uk if you would like to take part or would like more details.  £20.00 including bike hire and tuition. Only 16 places available. Let Tony know ASAP if you would like to take part.  Places going fast.
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.