Founded 1925

Affiliated to: BCF, CTTECCA, CTT London East CTTECCA, CTT London East
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Latest News
30/08/2014

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Return of the King!

Graeme is the 10 mile TT champion for 2014

Dave Martin is the 50 Mile TT Champion for 2014

Becontree ride the Tour

Will Weichhart is the 100 mile TT Champion for 2014

Dave Martin is 25 Mile Champion for 2014.

The Becontree Wheelers membership is drawn mainly from East London and South West Essex although we do have members who live as far away as Manchester, Reading and Nottingham.

The club caters for all cycling disciplines. Our present strength lies in Time Trialling, where members have won Team prizes in a number of local events in the past few years.



Club members meet by the bus stop outside Corbetts Tey cemetery (RM14 2UY) each Sunday morning for a gentle social ride. Newcomers as well as club members are welcome to participate but they leave at 8:30 am sharp so don't be late. The length of the ride and the route are generally agreed at the time. For more information, contact Terry Carr at terencecarr62@gmail.com. Clubrun summer 2012

For more information, contact the club or complete our on-line membership application.

Follow members' progess via Strava. You too can join through the club's page on the Strava web site.  

 

The popular Friday evening 10 mile Time Trial series is held on the E14A course. This is a 2 lap circuit of approximately 5 miles each lap. Young riders and novices will be able to ride a single lap until they are sufficiently confident to cover the full distance. Organised in an informal manner, members of other clubs affiliated to Cycling Time Trials are always welcome to enter on the line. The series also provides two separate competitions for club riders, one based on times and the other on finishing positions. Since 2009 this series has been organised in partnership with East London Velo.

 

Epsom CC LogoIn recent years, the club has organised a summer trip to France for a mixture of leisure cycling, good food, wine and companionship, with an opportunity to watch stages of the Tour De France thrown in. This has been held in conjunction with our friends the Epsom CC. 
Our list of promotions has been impressive. The Romford-Harlow Road race was a well established early season event for Elite and other senior categories. The 2000 edition was included on the BCF Premier Calendar. Its organisational team, led by Alan Sanders, and in association with the Harlow CC, won extensive praise from riders and officials alike. Unfortunately we will not be able to promote this event for 2014.

See our "Events" page for details of these and other promotions.

The club is prominent in Cycling administration. In the past our members have served on local and national committees of British Cycling and local committees of Cycling Time Trials.