Category: Road Racing

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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Stourport 25th August Cat 4 race

Three riders in last night’s Cat 4 race at Stourport. Robin Kirkham rode his first race, a valiant first effort in a race that had a fast start. Sadly a DNF, but he will be back Tim Egan and Matt Clegg worked well as a team throughout the race, only Matt’s magnificent last lap attack

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Cat 4 Beacon Racers at Stourport – with coaching points

A great performance, stylish and some team work and leadership. Congratulations to Matt who also got some points. It was great to watch a cycle team rather than a load of individuals even if it didn’t all work. Some tactical coaching points It’s OK to let a break go, but not to let others bridge

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Race training and coaching this winter

Just to let everyone know, I have booked Tudor Grange track for use by Beacon Roads CC from Monday 26 October 18:30 – 21:00 every fortnight. This is when GMT comes in and Solihull CC don’t use It. I will post more as I have it. The sessions will be open to all, but you

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