Beacon riders at MK Bowl

Racing secretary’s report: January-March 2017

Now that the 2017 season is several months old, a racing secretary’s report is overdue, so here’s what club members have been up to in the first three months of the year. More regular updates will follow as we get into the heart of the racing season. Now in its fourth year, the Woolly Mamil

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Gavin at UoB criterium 2016

Racing secretary’s report: October 2016

October marks the end of the road-race season in the West Midlands, and this year that season finished with the welcome return of a former mainstay of the racing calendar in the form of the Birmingham Business Park Circuit Races, and a further opportunity to grab some final points at Tudor Grange, which hosted the

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2016 Beacon RCC Track Championships, Halesowen

Racing secretary’s report: August-September 2016

With the South Staffordshire and Shropshire Cycling Clubs Road Race League and the Stourport Summer Series both having come to an end for the season, the road racing calendar for August and September didn’t offer much to riders looking to make the most of the long summer days. Nonetheless, Stuart White managed to build on

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Dave Hughes in action at the LVRC National Championships

Racing secretary’s report: June-July 2016

The April-May racing secretary’s report ended on news of Dave Hughes’s return to racing after a 30-year rest. Well, not satisfied with his 2nd place at Enville, Dave has committed himself to a full schedule of LVRC racing this summer. Since the Enville event, Dave’s age-category results are as follows (and I might have missed a few!): won a criterium

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John racing at Tudor Grange

Racing secretary’s report: April-May 2016

With the 2016 season now well under way and plenty of Beacon members racing, it seems a good time for an update on their fortunes over the past couple of months. First up in April was the Bill Jinks Memorial Road Race at Corley, Warwickshire, promoted by Royal Sutton CC with support from Leamington Cycling

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