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1st January 2018

West Kent RC Reliability Trial

Two Medway Velos took on the West Kent RC 80km reliability ride on Sunday. Matt Nunn and Rob Kennison completed 80km of hilly countryside from Farningham, over Pollhill and Ide Hill and various other beautiful parts of the garden of … Continue reading

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Club runs

Attendance for our Saturday and Sunday rides has been increasing for some time now. The Saturday ride which is generally the higher mileage ride has an average number of 10 riders. The Sunday ride seems to be a very popular … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 10

Lee Kingston got 2019 off to a fine start posting a rapid ride in the Southborough and District Wheelers 10-mile TT held in Brenzett on New Years Day. The Medway Velo rider put in a strong effort to complete the … Continue reading

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Weekly update 16th December

23 members braved the minus temperatures to take part on the Medway Velo Christmas ride on Saturday 15 December. Some of the riders completed over 50 miles with a stop at the Fruiterers Arms in Rodmersham to top up their … Continue reading

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Weekly update 9th December

It’s that time of year when many cyclists take to a bit of off-season fun not necessarily involving two wheels. That’s just what Medway Velo’s Steve Smith did when he entered the National Indoor Rowing Championships held at Lee Valley … Continue reading

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Medway Velo Annual Awards night

The 50th annual awards ceremony of the Medway Velo Club took place at Gillingham Golf Club on Saturday, 10 November. The event brings club-mates together to award those who have represented the Medway Velo  over the year. This year’s guest … Continue reading

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Sunday racing: Team Duathlon Champs

Sally Smith teamed up with her friends Ellie Hynes and Liz Weeks in the South East Team Duathlon Championships held at Cyclopark on Sunday, 4 November. The event involved a 3km run followed by a 12.5km bike leg before running … Continue reading

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Ben deploys his arsenal of skills

Milton Creek Duathlon Two multi-sporters took part in Swale Tri Club’s Milton Creek Duathlon held at Milton Country Park on Sunday 28 October. First up in the Tri-stars event was 9-year-old Medway Velo Ben Smith. Ben had to complete a … Continue reading

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Club dinner and end of season TT rankings

Medway Annual awards dinner The 50th anniversary celebration club dinner for the Medway Velo will welcome the 1996 World Champion Johann Museeuw as its special guest. He has won the ‘hell of the North’ Paris-Roubaix three times and the Ronde … Continue reading

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Sunday racing VTTA 15 and East Kent Cyclo Cross

Four Medway Velos pinned on their race numbers for the final Kent time trial of 2018 held in Brenzett, Ashford on Sunday, 14 October.   The 15-mile time trial, run by the Veteran Time Trial Association but open to riders … Continue reading

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