Hello, and welcome to the home of Wigmore Cycling Club. Based in Rainham Kent, we are a club for any cyclist, we cater for many disciplines for sport & recreation, and have an members aged from under 4 to over 80. Whether you already a keen cyclist looking for like minded folk to ride with, someone looking to get back into cycling after taking a little break, or brand new to cycling and want to see what all the fuss is about - we'll be able to help.
So take a look at the site, see what our members are up to, and learn how to get started. We hope to see you soon!
For the second year in a row, friend fo the club Steve is holding his Cycle 4 Heroes sportive. The event will take place on Armed Forces Day 25 June 2016. The purpose of day is to celebrate our Armed Forces past and present, and at the same time raise valuable funds for Help for Heroes. Last years inaugural ride we raised £6500 and we hope to double that this year.
The cost of the fully supported day is only £20. You can enter by going to www.icycleevents.co.uk where there is more information on the event. If you can't make the day you can still help fundraising by going to www.justgiving.co.uk/herocycle.
The new Time Trial season has begun, and that means it time to start thinking about our very own WCC Bill Philbrook Memorial race, this year to be held on Sunday 1st May 2016.
Entry is now open, so if you want to support the club and fancy riding it, you should definitely do so. Entry is via online at the links below, and costs just £8.50. There is over £1600 in prize money available, including £150 for the winner, veterans prizes, and time bracket leaders. Entries close on Tuesday 19th April
You may or may not have noticed the new WAGs link on the menu bar at the top of the page, but it's time to welcome the Wigmore WAGs to the website.
The WAGs are the ladies arm of the club, designed to promote cycling and cycling activities to women and girls of all ages and abilites. So head on over to their page for more details about them, what they do, and how to get involved.
Early on a cold Saturday morning, club folk make their way up to the fabulous Lee Valley Olympic Velodrome for a 2 hour track session.
Click to read a brief report, and gaze upon a treasure trove of excellent photos taken on the day. Read More >>
The first weekend in August was certainly a big one. Not only did we have 8 riders taking part in the annual Ride London 100 sportive, but we also held a very successful Track session at the London Olympic Velodrome at LeeValley.
Click on the photo, or on the link below for reports on both events!
We're pleased to announce that Wigmore CC has just been awarded our Clubmark Renewal from British Cycling.
Clubmark is a Sport England kite-mark which shows we are committed to the highest standards in; Coaching & Competition, Club Management, Sports Equity, & Club Welfare (duty of care & child protection).
Many many thanks to all the club volunteers who helped with this process, but special thanks to our Volunteer Coordinator Steve Harman, Coach Scott Winston, and Welfare officer Dave Colwell for gathering the paperwork and evidence file together.
YOver the winter, we'll be hosting weekly training sessions to keep your fitness up until riding outside becomes more enticing again. We'll even be able to help you build your strength and speed, so that you can (figuratively) hit the ground running when the season starts in spring.
Sessions are held every Wednesday at the Howard School sports hall in Rainham. Sign on from 7:30pm, with the session starting at 8pm prompt. Sessions are open to absolutely everyone, young or old, member or non-member, racing snake or weekend rider.