Press Releases and Other News

20th December 2014 - It is time to think of your cycling plans for 2015. On Sunday 22nd February is the South-East Essex CTC Reliability ride from Wickford Cafe, close to the station. Full details

Southend Wheelers Juniors in action at the inter-club Roller Race


14th December 2014 - James Jenkins, Colin Lewin, Hannah Shean and Russel Whitford were the winners at the 2014 Christmas Pudding Time Trial. Full report. Results

13th December 2014 - Adults Roller Competition. Follwoing on from the successful Juniors event, there will be an Adult Inter-Club Roller Race on Wednesday January 28th at Chelmer. Full details

29th November 2014 - Southend Wheelers were crowned champions at the Inter-club Junior Roller Race, held recently at Chelmsford. Full report

17th October 2014 - Calling all youngsters. Winter Roller Race between Essex Roads, Chelmer and Southend Wheelers. Details

1st October 2014 -  Track Championship - Adam Jones retained his trophy in style winning every event with other noteable performances from Nick Elliston, Katie Elliston, Chris Smith (snr), Graham Pearl and Bruce Gander. Full story

21st September - Time Trial update featuring the ECCA 3-Up, the ECCA 10, the VTTA 10 and the GHS 10. September Update

12th September 2014 - A report from the French Alps as Martin Harris & Nick Khan take on some of the highest roads in France. Full story

25th August 2014 - Full results and brief report from the 2014 Bank Holiday Criteriums. Race Results

23rd August 2014 - A message from Time Trial Secretary Terry Butcher about the season ending 2-Up can be found here

22nd August 2014 - A messaging from the Members Rep Bruce Gander about Time Trailling can be found here

22nd August 2014 - Details of the 2014 Southend Wheelers Reunion for members from 1950 - 1980 can be found here

6th August 2014 - A brief report and all the results from the LVRC / Southend Wheelers Over The Hill Criteriums+ from Hog Hill featuring Dave Whybrow and Martin Elms. Results

20th July 2014 - Le Tour in Essex. Please send your photos and stories of the Tour de France 2014 to How about a picture of some riders to support this one from Les Bantock?

2nd July 2014 - The Ladies tour of Amsterdam. Julie Kane, Emma Curtis, Ann Streeter and Carol Cartwright took a break from the Essex lanes for a tour of Holland. Full story.

21st June 2014 - A few photos from the legendary Dragon Ride. Chris Smith (jnr) and Martin Sutton tackled this super-sportive. Full story

16th June 2014 - A brief report from the Maldon GHS 10 featuring where Hannah Kane, Hannah Shean and James Jenkins. Full story

12th June 2014 - A report and full results from the 2014 Road Race Championships where new member Bradley Meacham took the title from Junior Champion James Jenkins and Veteran Champion Phil Holloway. Hayley Williams successfully defended her Ladies Title and John Gretton won the novices race. Phil Holloway closed out proceedings with victory in the Elimination race. Results

22nd May 2014 - The Club Road Race Championships are being held at Gravesend Velo Park on Sunday 8th June. Full event details and sign-up procedure

22nd May 2014 - The Club Championship 10 is being held on Sunday 1st June on the E34/10 course based at Bulphan Village Hall. Event details and options for non-racers can be found here

11th May 2014 - The club hilly time trial is on May 18th. Full event details

10th May 2014 - Martin Sutton in Team Sky Trials? A couple of photos of Martin Sutton enjoying the Manchester Velodrome with Team Sky. Details

8th May 2014 - May Race and Time Trial Update.  Mike Hennessy breaks his own age record for 10 miles for 73 years and a round up from races and time trials. May Update

8th May 2014 - ECCA Festival weekend. Many Southend Wheelers entered a variety of events over the course of the festival weekend, incuding road racing, time trialling, map reading and randonees.Full story

12th April 2014 - Time Trial Update. The 2014 Time Trial season is underway with Steve Shore and Robin Bevan in action at the Elite CC 10 and Mike Hennessy setting a new age related record. Details

12th April 2014 - Calling all Ladies. Andrea Bann is looking for some fellow riders to enter the Action Medical Research Essex 100 on Sunday 31sy August

3rd April 2014 - Racing Update. Katie-Ann Elliston grabs a first and a second place at Hog Hill, Russell Whitford in off-road action at Mud, Sweat & Gears plus racing results featuring Ben Willy and ex-Wheelers Simon Alexander & Jason White. New update

3rd April 2014 - Parental Consent Forms for Juniors to race. Details

9th March 2014 - The 2014 ECCA Festival takes place over the Mayday Bank Holiday weekend and features races, time trials, a map-reading event and randonees. The club is hoping for more entries and to win the the overall competition. Details

4th February 2014 - Winter racing Update. James Jenkins in action at Redbridge. Update

11th January 2014 - Tour de France volunteers wanted for the stage through Essex on Monday 7th July. Register here before 20th January

4th January 2014 - Carol Cartwright, whilst considering options for a summer 2014 holiday ride, shares her memories of 2013's 4 day ride around East Anglia. Full story

24th December 2013 -  2014 sees a new HQ for the Burnham & Baddow Sportive - Stow Maries Aerodrome. Full details

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