Forty Plus Cycling Club
Southend  (Essex) Section

Section Secretary: Graham Kirby 07526 501629  



Riders from the Southend Section of the Forty Plus Cycling Club meet, on Tuesdays and Thursday, in Rayleigh High Street at the top of Crown Hill and join others at the Rettendon Roundabout (the old Turnpike) and at an elevenses stop. As well as the Southend area we have riders from other places in Essex such as Hadleigh, Benfleet, Woodham Ferrers, Cold Norton, Burnham on Crouch, Wickford, Basildon, Billericay, Chelmsford, Danbury, Canvey Island and Writtle. We stop for lunch usually at an Essex pub. Details of the runs can be seen by following the links above. Some riders come with us only part of the way.

New members are welcome. The Section Secretary, Graham Kirby, pictured to the right, will be pleased to hear from you. For more information follow the Joining link on the Fortypluscc website

The week's rides

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Tillingham, The Fox and Hounds via Purleigh, The Roundbush

Thursday March 2 2017

Chignal St James, The Three Elms via Woodham Walter, Bunsay Down Golf Club

To see a larger map click  above this one


The ride on 21 February 2017 filmed by Steve Rose, The Duke of Wellington, Hatfield Peverel via Butts Green Garden Centre, Sandon. It appeared on Youtube and copied to facebook.

If you ride with the Southend Section and would like to see more videos, pictures, run reports and other contributions from members contact Peter W for access to our facebook page.

Requirements for joining: paid up member of Forty-Plus and at least one completed Tuesday or Thursday ride with the Southend Section.

Tour de France 2014, Felsted, Essex


Pictures taken  on 7 July 2014 when the Tour passed through Felsted, Essex are here

Stow Maries Aerodrome 2013

Stow Maries aerodrome

Pictures taken at the aerodrome by Peter C  in 2013

Semaine Federale 2013

View photographs by Colin W,  Robert M. and Peter C

Semaine Fédérale Dijon August 2016

Pictures taken by Peter Cubley are here

Semaine Fédérale Albi August 2015

Picturetaken by Keith at Albi are here

Shropshire May 2015

Photographs taken by Peter Cubley when riders from the Southend Section stayed at Ironbrige for a week are here

Krakow to Berlin, September 2014

Part one of an album of the journey, covering Krakow to Oświęcim, is now online Photographs by Peter C, Colin W and John H, mostly by Peter.

Rayleigh Review November 2014 

Article regarding Southend Section in Rayleigh review

Forty Plus CC Southend,
27 Nov 2014, 08:37