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Various Audax type rides
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The national Space for Cycling campaign aims to create the conditions where anyone can cycle anywhere.
Cycle-friendly streets are the life-blood of safe, pleasant and healthy communities. They are good for everybody's quality of life, whether or not they chose to cycle.
Havering Member Group - Founded 1968
part of The Cyclists Touring Club, Essex MG (Member Group) 
 
Why not join us for a ride into the countryside this Sunday?
We usually meet in Upminster, Essex.  
Every Sunday. USUALLY 8.45 for 9am Start (Check Ride List)

Havering CTC AGM - Sun 26th Oct. Meet as usual for Short Ride. OR
10am at Thames Chase Forest Centre, Pike Lane, Upminster, RM14 3NS. Ride to Lunch afterwards.


The group at Moreton for our 'Tribute to the Tour' ride 2014

We are a friendly bunch of cyclists that meet all year in Upminster. 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!! We are always keen to Welcome new people to our group.
  We don't ride that fast, we're out to enjoy the ride, it's a social ride not a race and all while riding through the green countryside  ... More information here

For further information please contact: Secretary: Please email if possible. ctchavering {at} gmail.com  (add in email symbol)

Where we Meet:  Usually Sunday Morning outside Roomes (Home & Fashion) Store, Station Rd, Upminster, Essex RM14 2SX - See Ride List.
There are Excellent Tube and Rail Links to Upminster from East London and Essex. Check trains before travel for engineering work.   See Find Us page

NEWS....

2014 David Doo Photographic Prize
Named in honour of the late Chelmsford member, who was also a keen photographer.
Cycling and photography are complementary hobbies, as the frequent use of cameras on tours and Sunday rides amply demonstrates. Our beautiful countryside and the camaraderie of wheelmanship are natural photographic subjects.
The competition is open to all Essex CTC members and there is no entry fee. 
What you submit is entirely up to you - the competition brief is to celebrate cycling in any form. We'll publish the entries on the Essex Cycling website, and your efforts will be judged by impartial photographic professionals.
The winner, whose name will grace an Annual Challenge trophy, will be announced at the Essex CTC AGM on Saturday 15th November 2014. There will also be a small trophy to keep.
ENTRIES.  Photographs should be submitted in hard copy and sized 7 X 5 or 6 X 4. Please also submit a digital copy so that we can post photographs on the CTC web site. Entries are limited to one photograph per person. Entries open on 1st September 2014 and close on 20th October 2014. Please forward your prints to Lynda Collins 142 Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, CM3 5LL.   or Email to Stephen with your details - email on front page of this site... and i will get them printed

Help with Cycling Injuries & Problems in Upminster
A couple from a Sports & Remedial Massage Therapist's based in Upminster will be coming down to see us in early October  ... here's an article on common problems http://www.upminstersportsmassage.co.uk/articles

Met Police - Exchanging Places - Bike safety film
In the film, an experienced lorry driver and a regular cyclist exchange places and discuss their thoughts. It also offers guidance and clearly demonstrates correct cycling, driving and pedestrian behaviour to ensure
safer journeys and avoid collisions.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN7mJR64tvs

CTC launch iPhone 'Crash Kit' app

CTC, the national cycling charity, has launched an iPhone app to make it simpler to record vital details if you are involved in a cycling incident. Crashes rarely happen, but CTC's new kit is there for you, just in case.
https://www.ctc.org.uk/news/ctc-launch-iphone-crash-kit-app


The WINNER of The Essex CTC David Doo Photographic Competition 2013
Havering CTC Member Chan Kwan. Essex CTC Christmas Dinner December 2013