Category: News

Racing secretary’s report: October-December 2017

It’s rather late, but here’s a brief report on the end of the 2017 racing season, plus some news, including on an upcoming social event. The road season came to an end in mid-October, when Gavin Passmore, Laurence Cooley and Matt Clegg took part in the University of Birmingham CC’s annual criterium at Tudor Grange.

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West Midlands Cyclo Cross League

  The final points tables for the West Midlands Cyclo Cross League are now available here Beacon riders took part in higher numbers than in any season before. Particularly welcome were the Academy members, some riding their second year but most riding for the first time. Beacon had boys and girls racing in the famous tricolor

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2017 hill-climb season round-up

Hill-climb season traditionally marks the end of the racing season for British club cyclists. This is reflected in the Beacon’s online photo archive, which includes images of the club’s annual hill-climb championship, as well as open and national events from the 1950s through to the 1970s. In recent years, the discipline has been undergoing a

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Racing secretary’s report: September 2017

Not for the first time this season, the big news in September came from the Hugheses. Dave’s main event for the month was the F-category race at the LVRC National Criterium Championships at Birmingham Business Park on 3 September, hosted by Behind Bars Sports. Dave had targetted this event last season, when it was held

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Racing secretary’s report: August 2017

Opportunities to race were a bit thinner on the ground in August than earlier in the season, with the end of a number of local road and circuit series in July, but it was very much quality over quantity for the Beacon’s racers, with a debut Grand Prix Series appearance and the small matter of a UCI world title to report

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