KVG News

KVG News

Alp D’Huez

    Alpe D’Huez     Having been thinking about joining KVG for a long time I finally joined in July ahead of my trip to the Alpes to cycle up Alpe D’Huez – my 2016 challenge! Nothing like leaving it to the last minute – 2...

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The One Day Tour

The One Day Tour 2016   or 100 Miles Without a Garmin   or How The Hell Did I Get Up Those Cobbles Louise Gathercole   There is a famous question in philosophy – “If a tree falls in a forest and no-one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” The 21st century...

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My First 50 Miles.

My 50 mile course I decided that I had to stop kerfuffling around the easy rides some time previously and I promised myself (talked myself into it) that if I completed the 50 mile course I would have to go up to the intermediate rides finally! The first thing I did...

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Marmotte 2015

My Marmotte 2015       I did the Maratona in 2014, my first big challenge ever and felt spurred on to do another ‘event’ so the Marmotte was chosen. From the comfort of the computer entry form what was there to worry about! The name comes from the large...

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The Eye to The Eiffel

The Eye to The Eiffel   202 miles through picturesque countryside on minor roads and cycle paths     In the last few days of summer we set off on a ride from London to Paris, starting and finishing by iconic landmarks. The trip was organised by Bike...

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Club Des Cingles Challenge.

Club Des Cingles Challenge. Climbing Mont Ventoux from all 3 sides in a 24 hour period. Hamish has been wanting to make a pilgrimage to the Giant of Provence for some time. We decided to spend a couple of days there in September. We had been told of the beautiful Tour...

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KVG Sportive 2016

Kent Velo Girls Sportive Sunday 17th April 2016, 9.00 am Online entry is now CLOSED Entries on the day will be available at a cost of £30 (family entry £50)   The Kent Velo Girls Sportive is back for 2016. Starting at Hilden Park in Hildenborough, our three...

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Linda rides the Amateur World Championships.

  UCI World Cycling Tour Final 2015 Road Race On 6th September 2015 I was on the start line in Aalborg, Denmark representing GB, about to do my first women’s road race.  Luckily the torrential rain from the day before had moved on and it was a bright, sunny day...

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Ian and Clare Ride LEJOG

  Riding Across Britain       It is now three weeks since Clare and I returned from our ride across Britain and ,discussing it with Bee recently, she encouraged us to put together a short report before the memories become too distant. Some chance,...

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KVG joins the Pink Parade

      Hilden was like a bit like Heathrow Airport this morning; cyclists, like planes, were fuelled and ready to fly off but completely fogged bound!   Someone was heard to say, “come on, let’s get going! It’s bound to be sunnier up in Sevenoaks!”  (the...

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