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Saturday 10th August

Just Ride Southend will be open. The session will be going ahead as normal as well as the Learn to Ride session. However, there is a yellow weather warning issued so if we feel that the track becomes unsafe we will have to close it.

27th July Closure

Just a reminded, we are closed today 27th July, see you on the 2nd August. Sorry for any inconvenience.

When the school holidays start both our Tuesday and Wednesday sessions will be extended to 10am -1pm!

20th & 27th July – Closure

Just a reminder we are closed for the next two Saturdays (20/27th July), see you on 3rd August. Sorry for any inconvenience!

When the school holidays start both our Tuesday and Wednesday sessions will be extended to 10am -1pm!

Out with the old, in with the new!

Yesterday 15 brand new bikes arrived at the track!
We have 5 ladies bikes, 5 gents mountain bikes and 5 youth mountain bikes. We can’t wait to use them!

A MASSIVE thank you to Luke Farey at Get Out There MTB for sorting these bikes out for us at an amazing discount!

Thank you to Steve and Caroline from the cycle hub at Forward Motion who helped with the assembly of our new bikes.

Unfortunately Jack – Special Olympics Gold medalist – recently had his own bike stolen. He came to us to see if we could help and we are so happy we could! We hope you enjoy the bike Jack

FUTURE CLOSURE DATES

We would like to advise you that the track will be closed on the following dates:

– Tuesday 2nd July
– Saturday 20th July
– Saturday 27th July

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused! See you another day at the track 😃

Just Ride Southend to Manchester

We made it! Our 236 mile cycle from Southend to Manchester has been completed! We are all so amazed and proud of what we have achieved.

It is now pretty clear that until you attempt something like we have just done it is really hard to realise how much planning a dedication goes into pulling a challenge like this off. So to start with we would like to say thank you…
Martin Crocombe (logistics) Chris Thorn (mapping) and Nick Alston (too many jobs to mention!)
The support crew, Nick Alston, Alan Cook, Peter Shaw, Alan Tideswell, Chris Roberts and Amber Everson who made sure they were exactly where they needed to be throughout every part of the journey.
To Southend Council Transport for lending us a minibus, Alan for his van and Nick his car!
Sue Blaylock at Simply Cycling for sorting out our welcome in Manchester and being our inspiration from the very beginning.
The Riders, who pushed their bodies to the limits, Trevor Phillips, Pete Shrimplin, John Gretton, Sandra O’Connor, Gwen Cook, Helen Banks, Mark Bryson, Jonathan Li, Dave Tideswell, Brian Barker, Matt Mills, Elric Heslop.
The Saturday Just Ride team who kept the show running and worked so hard in our absence.
Brian Barker our Chairman for pulling us all together.
To everyone who has donated to the cause and to everyone who comes to Just Ride and leaves smiling. Without ALL OF YOU we wouldn’t be here today.

For more photos and to see our updates throughout the journey please visit our Facebook page: Just Ride Southend

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