https://ridewithgps.com/trips/28647216 We will be organising a shorter route for those who wish to avoid Ide Hill.
In a hard fought 1 hour race around cyclo parc Gary Richardson went for a long sprint to take the win. Congratulations Gary. Colin Ashcroft and Lol Toombs came in second and third. We had 10 riders, the weather was kind and we all stayed dry. My thanks go out to Paul Townley […]
Road users are now able to submit footage of dangerous driving to police in England and Wales, using a platform set up by a dashcam manufacturer. The website allows visitors to upload videos before sending footage to the right police force. It also redirects visitors to those forces with their own submission websites.
On Saturday 16th June 2018 over 50 people attended the lunchtime meeting for the WKRC 80TH Anniversary. This group consisted of several senior men and women members of the club, widows of former members and current members with partners & siblings. The meeting was held at The Chequers PH in Crockenhill. Kent and several members […]
16th June 2018 – 80th Year reunion – Chequers PH Crockenhill – Contact Trevor for details 29 July 2018 – Peter and Gill Stone Memorial TT – Marshalls needed 12 August 2018 – Road Race Championship at Cyclopark – 1st and 2nd claim riders of WKRC only 23 November 2018 – […]
On Friday 23rd March 2018 a small band of WKRC members met in the Furze Wren Broadway Bexleyheath for a social gathering. This select band who had made the rescheduled date were pleased to find that it was festival time.! Yes readers it was a real ale event with some locally brewed real ales for […]
As you may be aware the West Kent Road Club will celebrate its eightieth birthday this year having been inaugurated in 1938. To mark this special occasion, we wish invite all current and former members of the WKRC to a lunch time meeting at the Chequers Public House Cray Road Crockenhill BR8 8LP on SATURDAY […]
Many thanks to everyone who rode today’s event. We had 60 riders sign on with the majority making it round. There was a tie for the club with the most finishers. Both CC Bexley and Old Portlians had 10 finishers. Many thanks and well done. We will be making a donation of the profits from […]
Hever Road is closed tomorrow due to Openreach replacing a telegraph pole. Please see route amendment below – maps will be provided tomorrow detailing the change, http://wkrc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Detour.pdf
Start the new year with a ride to celebrate the West Kent Road Club’s 80th year. Our annual reliability trial will take place on Sunday 7th January 2018. Please add our event to your club’s diary and website, and don’t forget to tell your fellow members & friends. A reliability trial is a bicycle event that challenges […]
Three intrepid WKRC members braved the inclement weather on Saturday 11th November to pay respects to the local memorial sites for downed WWII airmen. An annual event which begins with a visit to the Chelsfield site on Warren road where RAF Sargeant John Hugh Mortimer Ellis is commemorated. A visit to the Shoreham Aircraft […]
On Wednesday 8th November 2017 ten members of the WKRC went to the world famous Lea Valley Velodrome on the site of the 2012 Olympic Park in Stratford E15. Some members used the excellent transport facilities whilst others took advantage of the free four hour parking included in the entry ticket. We were going […]
Hi Does anyone know exactly where the Ron Burton seat is located at Toys Hill? Ron was a founder member and club secretary for many years.
Please follow the link below to access the route information for Sunday’s KCA reliability Trial (29 October 2017). Click here for route
A good turn out today for what may be the last warm sunny ride of this year.
The Club Dinner and Prize Presentation will be held at Birchwood Golf Club on Friday 24th November 2017. Please contact Trevor for tickets and see below for menu options. Menu Options
Despite the threat of road works not finishing in time and the heavy over night rain we were able to run the Peter and Gill Stone memorial time trial on Sunday on the Harrietsham course. My congratulation go to Chris Fennel and Bronwen Ewing who retain their titles for another year with impressive rides […]
Draft Start Sheet for the Peter and Gill Stone Memorial TT peter-and-gill-stone-tt-2017
A tribute to John Smith who dies earlier this year can be found here.
Link to Photographs
WKRC Road Race Championship 2017 Starters on the line were back into double figures this year with more family, friends and fans (ahem) watching from the side lines. Talk prior to the race of favourites included Michael Ashcroft (good T.T. times, very good pace on Sunday club runs), Matthew Reuter (runner up on two […]
On Sunday 14th May 2017 three members of WKRC took part in the Classique Sportive organised by Cycle events which was a 86 mile ride from Calais via Cassel & back to the ferry port. Unfortunately this meant that at 0345 Little Gary & Paul Townley met at my house and we loaded up and […]
Please click on the link below for results from today’s 10. RESULTS My thanks go to my club mates Paul Townley, Patrick Donohue, Eddie Routledge, Ian Routledge, Lee Enever, Colin Record, Matt Reuter, Trevor Benton, Andrew Floyd and Mark Morrison for their help in putting on this event. The start was delayed by 30 minutes […]
ForceGB have been chosen as the clubs clothing supplier and they are working to reproduce the current clothing design. A club shop will be set up which allows members to order individual items directly from Force GB and more details will be provided when this facility is in place. Initially we need to place a […]
If you would like a sports massage please let us know by opening this post and using the contact form provided. Brent may not be in attendance but he will arrange for one (or two) of his students to come along. Please book no later than 4 days before club night so I can […]
Hello West Kenters, As we have done for a couple of years now, there will be a ride on Saturday to place Remembrance crosses at the sites of two crashed WW2 aircraft where the pilots made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. If you would like to join us, meet at […]
On Sunday 30th October 2016 on a fresh misty Kentish morning ten members of the WKRC took on the KCA reliability trial staring at Claygate. A low fog lay like a white blanket on the countryside as a heavy dew lay all around. Our start time was 08:55 from the now desolate and boarded up […]
A few weeks ago an email had been circulated to our club by the secretary about the 41st Wigmore CC Hill climb, and so it came to pass that on Sunday 2nd October at 8am the usual meeting point I found myself waiting for Matthew Reuter the only other idiot taking on this challenge. […]