Category: Road Racing

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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Racing secretary’s report: January-March 2016

The 2016 season is now well under way, and this round-up of club members’ early season racing activities comes to you rather later than intended due to some technical problems with the blog. The post covers the three months up until the end of March, but stay tuned for an April report coming soon. The

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Coaching for racing

Our new winter coaching sessions at Tudor Grange Circuit in Solihull have got off to a decent start So far we have had two sessions covering riding in a pace line and riding in contact with other riders. Four more sessions are presently planned covering, riding side by side and behind other riders. Changing places

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Racing secretary’s report: September/October 2015

With the forced cancellation of the Beacon road race in August, the Churnet Valley Veterinary Road Race, held on the Swynnerton course in Staffordshire in late September, stood in as the final round of the West Midlands Road Race League. The Beacon’s Stuart White raced, but his race was cut short by a rather spectacular chainring failure.

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Racing secretary’s report: July/August 2015

In early July, Beacon Cycling Academy member Ciara McCabe raced the final round of the West Midlands Youth Circuit League at Stourport Sports Club. Despite racing in the under-10s category at the age of only eight and having to chase on from half a lap down due missing the start, Ciara rode strongly, displaying some excellent

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