Havering CTC, Upminster Essex - Why not join us?

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mtbsteve
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Havering CTC, Upminster Essex - Why not join us?

Postby mtbsteve » 17 Sep 2012, 11:25pm

New rides on website up until mid november 2012

We will be stopping for a cuppa at the Epping Ongar Historic railway; heading to Burnham on Crouch for a long ride before the clock go back; riding upto to Epping - passing Olympic canoeing venue then back through the east end - Why not join us?!?

http://www.ctchavering.btck.co.uk

mtbsteve
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Re: Havering CTC, Upminster Essex - Why not join us?

Postby mtbsteve » 19 Sep 2012, 12:48am

List of upcoming rides

Ride with us once or every week - it's up to you!

http://www.ctchavering.btck.co.uk
23rd Sept Mill Green, The Viper. 11’s Nth Weald Station on Historic Epping Ongar Railway
We will be riding to 11's for a break in the cafe at the Epping Ongar heritage railway, where we can look on at the steam trains coming and going in the restored station as we have our break. After that we are off for the ride to the pub which is right on the edge of a deep forest. Epping Ongar Railway website http://www.eorailway.co.uk Circa 70k / 43m.

30th Sept Burnham on Crouch, The Contented Sole
This is the last chance to get a big ride in before the clocks go back. Why not join us for a ride up to the river crouch.
Pub lunch by the river. Circa 65-70 M. 105-112km

7th Oct All-comers Ride, SEE BELOW

14th Oct Havering CTC AGM
10am, Visitor Centre, Belhus Woods Country Park. Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, RM15 4XJ.
We shall be meeting at usual time for ride to Belhus.
All CTC members in our area are welcome to attend. We will be discussing the past year, electing committee members and deciding on activities for the coming year.

21st Oct Epping Green, then back to Limehouse Rail via Lea Valley Park
Head through the hills of Epping we will end up at the northern end of Lee Valley Park where the Olympic white-water canoeing venue is located. We shall ride though this green lung following the canal though the East End (though often you would not notice it) back to Limehouse Rail.

28th Oct Matching Tye, The Fox
Riding to a pub lunch through the quiet country lanes west of Chelmsford. Circa 72k / 45m

4th Nov All-comers Ride, SEE BELOW

11th Nov Writtle, Rose & Crown
We will be riding to lunch in the quiet Essex village of Writtle which has a traditional village green with duck pond. Located a few miles from Chelmsford. Circa 56k / 35m

18th Nov Essex CTC MG AGM, Chelmer Club Hut 10.30am
The AGM for the Essex Umbrella group for all the groups in Essex. We will be discussing pat year and the year to come.

18th Nov Mill Green, The Viper.
Ride to pub which is right on the edge of a deep forest and serves nice food. Circa 30m / 48k

All-comer Rides
1st Sunday each month. Rides geared more to new riders. To introduce less experienced cyclists to our group we will ride shorter distances. Rides ranging from 15 to 45 miles, with a break half way.
Regular members will be able to carry on for the full day as normal.

mtbsteve
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Re: Havering CTC, Upminster Essex - Why not join us?

Postby mtbsteve » 21 Nov 2012, 1:50am

New Rides list now on website!!
We have got some great winter riding lined up. As Autumn turns to Winter the
familar views change as the landscapes open up. Get some riding in before the
party season so your ready for the new year.


••• Why not join us? •••

We meet at 9am each Sunday in Upminster, unless stated otherwise.
Upminster is only 9 mins from Barking and 13mins from West Ham on the Railway.

More details on website. www.ctchavering.btck.co.uk

We meet in Upminster for 9am Start outside Roomes Home & Fashion, Station Rd,
Upminster RM14 2SX.

Some members often can't do whole ride and turn back at 11's - you can too if
you want. Join us every week or once - it's up to you!!


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25th Nov Chignall St. James, Three Elms.
On this Sunday we will be heading for lunch in this Hamlet west of Chelmsford.

2nd Dec - All-comers Ride - SEE BELOW

9th Dec Essex CTC Xmas Lunch, The White Hart Pub, Margaretting Tye
Meeting as usual we will be riding to the annual Christmas lunch meet for all
the CTC groups in Essex in Margaretting Tye which is just past Stock. See
website for details www.ctchavering.btck.co.uk
Please RSVP Secretary (If possible) ctchavering {@} gmail.com

16th Dec - Havering CTC Xmas Lunch, Othello Restaurant, Upminster, RM14 2SJ
(Next to Barclays) 12.30pm.
Open invite. See Website. RSVP Secretary ASAP. Short ride before TBC
See website for details www.ctchavering.btck.co.uk

23rd Dec - Ride to Hanningfield to Meet Chelmsford CTC.
We will ride with them to The Bell Pub in Purleigh which is just south of
Maldon.

30th Dec - Moreton - for a Pub Lunch
A village in this particularly quiet part of Essex, all you will see here are
quiet country lanes. One of our old favorites.

2013

1st Jan (TUESDAY) New Years Day Ride - Meet at 10am
Start the new year the best way - with a ride and work off some of those mince
pies! Destination decided on the day.

6th Jan - All-comers Ride - SEE BELOW

13th Jan - •• CHANGE TO RIDE IN SPOTLIGHT MAGAZINE••
Ride with South East Essex (SEG) CTC to West Hanningfield
Meting as usual we be meeting SEG at Blackmore then riding with them for lunch
at a very nice country pub, Three Compasses, just north of Hanningfield
Reservoir.

All-comer Rides
1st Sunday each month
Rides geared more to new riders. To introduce less experienced cyclists to our
group we will ride shorter distances. Rides ranging from 15 to 45 miles, with a
break half way.
Regular members will be able to carry on for the full day as normal.

mtbsteve
Posts: 8
Joined: 23 Mar 2012, 12:30am

Re: Havering CTC, Upminster Essex - Why not join us?

Postby mtbsteve » 18 Jan 2013, 4:31pm

Here's the NEW Ride list for Mid Jan to Mid March 2013

With the predicted weather 20th Jan ride looks doubtful.
If you are planning on coming you can call Secretary (contact details on http://www.ctchavering.btck.co.uk)
Or post in our group on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/groups/196795777022401 to find out if anyone is likly to be out.

20th Jan Epping Green

We are heading for this Country village just south of Harlow for a pub lunch.

27th Jan Matching Tye, The Fox
Riding to a pub lunch through the quiet country lanes west of Chelmsford. Circa 72k / 45m

[b]3rd Feb All-comers Ride

10th Feb Garden Centre, Hastingwood. •• CHANGE TO RIDE IN SPOTLIGHT MAGAZINE••
[/b]We will be riding through Abridge to a Cafe in Epping Forest for 11's then on to the super food at the Garden Centre

17th Feb Writtle, Rose & Crown •• CHANGE TO RIDE IN SPOTLIGHT MAGAZINE••

24th Feb SEG's 75 Miles Reliability Ride.
Starts from 8.30am, Wickford. Pre-booking recommended
75 miles in 5-7 Hours Organised by SEG (South East CTC Group)
Starts from Market Café in Woodlands Road, Wickford, Essex SS12 0AL.
This event is very popular and queues for entry on the day can be long - so pre-booking is advised.
£5 advanced entry. Full Info www.essexcycling.co.uk

24th Feb Alternate: Informal Ride: TBC

3rd Mar All-comers Ride

10th Mar Ramsden Heath, Nags Head
Leisurely ride through the countryside to this country village south of Hanningfield resevoir

17th Mar Gilston, The Moor Hen
Riding through the quiet lanes of the lavers and matching's east of Harlow for a pub lunch.

All-comer Rides - 1st Sunday each month
Rides geared more to new riders. To introduce less experienced cyclists
to our group we will ride shorter distances. Rides ranging from 15 to 45 miles, with a break half way.
Regular members will be able to carry on for the full day as normal.