Medway change of start, Sun 13th Oct

The Medway group ride for Sun 13th Oct will now start from Boughton Cock Xrds at 8:30 and not Yalding War Memorial

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In this issue… C2C with the Orpington Group /  A look back at exploring Kent in the 50s /  Invalids tour of the Hereford/Worcester borders /  A Chat with Pat…/  The latest positions in the Best All Rounder Competition /  Plus all your regular reports including where the Groups rides are going in November and December /  Not got your copy? Make sure you don’t miss out on your magazine by taking out a subscription. Registered readership will set you back a miniscule £12.00 for the next 6 issues. Email Richard at sway.bush@gmail.com with your contact details and he will arrange to send direct. /  N.B. We’re always on the lookout for any local business that might be prepared to place an advert in the magazine i.e. a café, pub. Next time you’re in your group’s regular haunt, ask and let Richard know so he can progress the referral. /  Alternatively if you ride with us already and want to advertise your own business, Richard would be equally pleased to hear from you.

Invicta 25 mile Roughstuff

CYCLING UK / WEST KENT CTC INVICTA 25 MILE ROUGHSTUFF Sunday 20TH October 2019 WROTHAM CRICKET PAVILION, TN15 7AH START TIME: 08:30   An on/off road event of 25 miles with a choice of entry times i.e. 3, 3½ or 4 hours
  • Registration at HQ from 08:00. Riders will be set off in pairs at 2 minute intervals from 08:30
  • Also note, checkpoints MUST be observed and noted on your check card or it will NOT be accepted as proof of completing the event
  Entry Fees: £8 if registered in advance otherwise £10 Cycling UK members, £10 non-members. Other refreshments: £2 [Tea, Coffee and Squash included in entry fee]   Contact organiser for entry form if you cannot download from here ***25RSEntryForm-V5_Sep19*** or the via either of the following sites:
  • West Kent Facebook page “Cycling West Kent”
  • Cycling UK website: https://www.cyclinguk.org
  THIS EVENT ORGANISED AS A CYCLING UK / WEST KENT CTC EVENT UNDER CTC RULES   Organiser of behalf of West Kent CTC… BOB MACDOWALL 274 SINGLEWELL ROAD, GRAVESEND, KENT, DA11 7RE Tel: 07812 443608 / Email: wk25roughstuff@yahoo.com

Winged Words copy deadline 5th Sep / Best Article Comp 2019

The copy deadline for the Oct/Nov19 issue is fast approaching. Please email your article(s) by close of play on 5th Sep to wkdawingedwords@yahoo.co.uk.\\ **BEST ARTICLE COMPETITION 2019** \\ Feature articles received and printed from the Dec18/Jan19 issue plus any submitted in time for the upcoming Oct/Nov19 issue will automatically be entered into the club Best Article Competition.\\ Articles must be over 200 words, created by the author. Editorial matter and factual reports etc excluded.\\ The articles are independently and anonymously judged so everyone has an equal chance at success.\\ The competition winner will receive a book token for their efforts and awarded the Phyll Triggs Rosebowl (presented at the annual prize presentation lunch in Jan20).\\ So don’t delay, get your article in now!  

Hadlow Hundreds 100km / 65km / 35km

West Kent CTC Entry Form [1]

CYCLING UK / WEST KENT CTC HADLOW HUNDREDS 100 km / 65km / 35km

Sunday 8th September 2019  

GOLDEN GREEN HALL TN11 0BD [near HADLOW]

START TIMES

100km: 10:00 [later starts available by arrangement]

65km / 35km: any time up to 14:00

Entry Fees: 100km: £8 Cycling UK members, £10 non-members,

£2 surcharge if you don’t register with me in advance.

35km/65km rides £4 Cycling UK members, £6 non-members, entry on the line only.

Other refreshments: £2 [Tea, Coffee and Squash included in entry fee]

Time limits for the 100km

First loop 35km:         Min. 1hr. 30min.        Max. 3hr. 0min.

Second loop 65km      Min. 2hr. 51min.        Max. 5hr. 42min.

  • The event is based at Golden Green, the Hall being the start, finish and hub for two loops up onto the Greensand and into the Beult valley
  • There are hills on the first loop, none of them are steep and they are kept to a minimum.
  • The second loop is longer but as flat as you can get in mid Kent
  • Entry arrangements are flexible. You can simply register with me and fill in the form on the day, or print off the entry form, complete it and post it to me [or bring it with you on the day], or scan the completed form and email it to me. You can send me a cheque or pay by cheque or cash on the day. [cheques payable to R. Seall]. There is a £2 surcharge for on the line entries if you haven’t notified me in advance
  • For Entry Form, see link at top of the page otherwise contact organiser if you cannot obtain one
  • No SAE required, you will keep your Check Card at the end of the event
  • Light refreshments [other than drinks] will be available all day for a charge of £2
  • Also note that for the 100km event information checkpoints MUST be observed and completed on your check card or it will NOT be accepted as proof of completing the event
 

THIS EVENT ORGANISED AS A CYCLING UK / WEST KENT CTC EVENT UNDER CTC RULES

ROB SEALL

1 BELL COTTAGES, GOLDEN GREEN, TONBRIDGE, KENT TN11 0BB

TEL: 01732 850664

Email: r.seall@gmail.com

[note 29th August to 2nd September I will be at the Flying Gate Weekend]

Medway ride Sun 25th Aug – 11s venue changed

If you are planning to join the Medway “Ups & Downs” group ride tomorrow, please note that 11s has been changed to Jimmy’s Café at Tonbridge as the Hilden Golf Centre (Stocks Green) does not offer hot food on a Sunday. We generally aim to be at the café by 10:30

West Kent CTC Get Together ride Sun 18th August

Don’t forget it’s the summer Get Together on Sunday where the various riding groups meet. 11s is at Tastebuds Café, Spadework, Offham (TQ 663672) from around 10:30. At about 11:30 they will set off in one or more groups depending on numbers to ride to The Chequers at Heaverham (TQ 572587). See you at Offham and/or Heaverham…

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In this issue… C2C with the Orpington Group A look back at exploring Kent in the 50s Invalids tour of the Hereford/Worcester borders A Chat with Pat… The latest positions in the Best All Rounder Competition Plus all your regular reports including where the Groups rides are going in November and December Not got your copy? Make sure you don’t miss out on your magazine by taking out a subscription. Registered readership will set you back a miniscule £12.00 for the next 6 issues. Email Richard at sway.bush@gmail.com with your contact details and he will arrange to send direct. N.B. We’re always on the lookout for any local business that might be prepared to place an advert in the magazine i.e. a cafe, pub. Next time you’re in your group’s regular haunt, ask and let Richard know so he can progress the referral. Alternatively if you ride with us already and want to advertise your own business, Richard would be equally pleased to hear from you. 

WK Get Together 18th August 2019

The various riding groups will meet at Tastebuds Cafe, Spadework, Offham (TQ 663572) from about 10.30.  At about 11.30 they will set off in one or more groups to ride to The Chequers pub in Heaverham (TQ 572587) for a leisurely lunch.  Some members will go directly to the pub.  This is an opportunity to meet with members you don’t see regularly.

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In this issue…
  • A West Kenter recalls his experience of our Hilly 50km Audax
  • Part 1 of La Velodyssee, a trip up through France
  • North Norfolk with the Moderates
  • A Vietnamese memory
  • Tech Talk – another take on the Orbea E bike
  • Plus all your usual favourites including the Best All Rounder competition standings and the “at a glance” Runs List for July and August

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Email Richard at sway.bush@gmail.com with the your contact details and he will arrange to send direct. N.B. We’re always on the lookout for any local business that might want to place an advert in the magazine i.e. a cafe, pub or perhaps a club member’s own firm. Again, contact Richard with the details if you know of anyone interested.