Saturday, 9 May 2020

CCH supporting Essential Workers - first pictures

CC Hackney's new Covid lockdown provision got off to a good start this weekend with numerous visitors leaving the bases at Fawcett and Frampton Park, happy to have their cycles fixed and on the road again.





Sunday, 3 May 2020

Open Letter - Cycling Club Hackney's 2020-21 registration & annual subscriptions

Dear cyclist,

Cycling Club Hackney (CCH) hope that you are keeping safe and well.

If you have recently registered your membership with CC Hackney thanks for this and welcome to CCH.

We’re writing to lapsed members about renewing membership for 2020/21. Also having checked our dual records with British Cycling (BC) we can see that we need to raise attention to a possible misunderstanding. It appears that some are going to BC’s website and selecting ‘Cycling Club Hackney’ as their allocated club and then signing up as a BC member and some along with a racing licence. However this step alone does not make an applicant a member of CCH. To do this both payments need to be done at the same place and time but a number of BC members are omitting to do the CCH membership part.

We have reduced CCH’s annual subscriptions by 50% for 2020/21 in recognition of the current movement conditions and the lockdown. If you’d like to remain a member of CCH or join up again (1st or 2nd claim) please follow the link here:

https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/profile/2718/cycling-club-hackney

If CCH does not hear from you or receives confirmation that you no longer wish to be a member of the club then we shall remove your details from our shared database with British Cycling and update BC - the national governing body.



Many thanks and best regards,



On behalf of the Management at Cycling Club Hackney.
https://www.cyclingclubhackney.co.uk/

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

During summer 2020 lockdown - CCH Supporting Essential Workers


CCH Supporting Essential Workers 
Going on at two of our sites Fawcett Estate and Elsdale Hall, during May, June & July; essential workers can have their cycles checked & repaired by CC Hackney for free. This service is to be restricted to government defined essential workers, some spares charged at cost price, labour foc. This project is supported by Hackney Council Housing dept and qualified CC Hackney volunteer staff. Members please spread the word to any potential customers and If you are interested in volunteering (especially any experienced mechanics) please contact Keir via email: keirapperleycch@gmail.com

Opening hours
Fawcett Estate Garage 8 (E5 9DG)
Sunday 10am-12 noon
Thursday 6-8pm
From Sunday May 10th

Elsdale Hall (E9 6PW)
Saturday 10am-12noon
Tuesday 6-8pm
From Saturday May 9th


Wednesday, 15 April 2020

CC Hackney launches new video channel

CC Hackney launches new video channel: Go here for up to date info clips and scenes from CCH's history. https://peertube.co.uk/video-channels/cycling_club_hackney/videos

Friday, 3 April 2020

CCH Virtual Time Trial Series


CC Hackney is following the lead of our friends at the Hainault RC with a Virtual Evening 10 mile (16klm) series starting next Tuesday 7th April.
In preparation for when we can finally get out and join proper evening 10s the club is proposing a Virtual Evening 10 mile (16klm) series starting 7th April and running each Tuesday until racing outside is safe and permitted*
The first thing to understand is that we are not racing each other, as we all don’t have the same equipment so (unless you have your own private velodrome) it’ll be Zwift, turbo trainers or rollers. The idea of this is that we race ourselves weekly, aiming for the PB, to help with a focus in the week with a sense of sociability going on during these testing times.
So how will this work?
You will need a turbo trainer or rollers or Zwift setup and you must be able to measure distance covered. What is important is to be able to re-create the same ride conditions week on week. SMARTER
When you have done your ride you need to email in with the time, I'll email back the results sheet, then the following week we will do exactly the same – using the same setup as before.
What we are looking for is improvements in time. This will then be put on a spreadsheet in order of improvement % in time.
All CCH members need to do to enter is to email keirapperleycch@gmail.com and copy in harry@cyclingclubhackney.co.uk before Tuesday 5th April and tell us what equipment you are using:
Turbo / rollers / zwift etc.
Your ride can be done any time on Tuesday then email with your time. Remember this is for fun and for you to measure your own improvement week on week.

Any questions just ask.

Enjoy!

Keir Apperley (Lead Coach/Manager) 

*Or if it’s going on for way too longJ

Monday, 30 March 2020

***Due to the impact of Covid 19 CCH is reducing 2020/19 membership by 50% all year***

2020/19 Membership due from 31st March

***Due to the impact of Covid 19 CCH has reduced the 2020/21 membership fees by 
50% all year***

All the best to all from all at CC Hackney!

CCH membership page link here

   

Saturday, 28 March 2020

Youth group sessions go online




In the absence of live club meetings for the time being, coaches will be in contact with youth group members initially by phone. To follow up CC Hackney's youth can stay in touch and are invited to attend real time video chat sessions once the channels have been properly tested and checked. The secure applications we are able to start with going forward are whatsapp, Zoom and Jitsi

Staff will be on duty  Saturdays 10am -12 noon (all things cycling, health and fitness)
Tuesdays 5-7pm (bike maintenance special)

Connect club coach and general manager Keir Apperley
Connect club coach and assistant manager Neil Irons

Youth club chat sessions are restricted to CC Hackney's coaches and members only. 

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