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by Philip Whiteman
23 Jan 2020 18:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 26th January
Replies: 14
Views: 756

Re: Club Runs - 26th January

This Sunday's A Run re-visits the scene of the original "tomatogate", Blackminster. Should our glorious club run leader join us please be aware the sheer sight of a tomato presented to him may result in some incredible hulk style rage. You have been warned!!! Have you been on a course? Now I don't ...
by Philip Whiteman
19 Jan 2020 08:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 19th January
Replies: 18
Views: 991

Re: Club Runs - 19th January

StuartWhite wrote:
18 Jan 2020 20:34
I've gotta be honest, today was icy and it's looking colder tomorrow. I'm only 50% currently, update to follow.
Fog and ice out here at Drayton. I will be opting for other activities today.
by Philip Whiteman
16 Jan 2020 19:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 19th January
Replies: 18
Views: 991

Re: Club Runs - 19th January

Hi Phil, I'm a newbie and looking forward to joining you all for route B ride on Sunday at 9am. Hello Stuart. Simon 'Woody' Woodward will be leading the B Run and he'll certainly be welcoming. Just ask for Simon when you turn up, so that you leave with the correct group when they depart. The cafe s...
by Philip Whiteman
16 Jan 2020 18:23
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: LondonEdinburghLondon 8th - 13th August 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: LondonEdinburghLondon 8th - 13th August 2021

WorcsPhil wrote:
16 Jan 2020 15:31
, maybe we could swing that Andy Wrightson and Philip Whiteman are, in fact, brothers! <@>

Anyone got a DNA testing kit?

I am not sure that Danial would be fooled by that one.
by Philip Whiteman
15 Jan 2020 08:56
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 617

Re: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020

So it appears that the call for riders to get their names down early has lead to foul play in the B ride. I've been gazumped by Lord Whiteman. :twisted: I'll be harrumphing at the back, encouraging everyone to ride at least 3 abreast whilst overtaking the leader and meandering aimlessly across the ...
by Philip Whiteman
14 Jan 2020 15:56
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 617

Re: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020

I'll lead a B ride on the 19th Jan. Destination to be decided depending on the forecast. So it appears that the call for riders to get their names down early has lead to foul play in the B ride. I've been gazumped by Lord Whiteman. :twisted: I'll be harrumphing at the back, encouraging everyone to ...
by Philip Whiteman
12 Jan 2020 09:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 617

Re: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020

I'll do the B Run on the 19th. Venue: Cropthorne
by Philip Whiteman
10 Jan 2020 21:03
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: LondonEdinburghLondon 8th - 13th August 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: LondonEdinburghLondon 8th - 13th August 2021

I have not made my mind up yet but I may go and support one of the Scottish controls.
by Philip Whiteman
10 Jan 2020 20:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 12th January
Replies: 10
Views: 678

Re: Club Runs - 12th January

Thanks Phil. :) Don't forget that you are due to deliver your talk on post-modernist interpretations of postcultural theory in the works of Barkerism
by Philip Whiteman
10 Jan 2020 09:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 12th January
Replies: 10
Views: 678

Re: Club Runs - 12th January

Lumbago sounds like a Cuban dance move but it also means withdrawing from Sunday's club run. Whilst I am not incapacitated, I would prefer to ride at my own speed/distance subject to back recovery.
by Philip Whiteman
09 Jan 2020 10:00
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo birmingham 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1327

Re: Velo birmingham 2020

Velo Birmingham looks as though it may continue following divestment by CSM Sport and Entertainment to a new principal shareholder. This follows a succession of heavy financial losses that exceeded a staggering one million pounds in 2017. Whilst the losses have since reduced to £885k for 2018 (we wi...
by Philip Whiteman
01 Jan 2020 17:28
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: DON'T BE A SQUARE FOR 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 120

DON'T BE A SQUARE FOR 2020

MAKE YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION FOR BEACON AUDAX Happy New Year for 2020. The Beacon RCC will be repeating their popular audaxes starting from North Worcestershire, just to the south of Birmingham. They will also be launching some new rides in addition the old favourites. Sunrise and Snowdrop Expre...
by Philip Whiteman
30 Dec 2019 14:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 617

Re: A, B and C Club runs for January, February and March 2020

Subject to roads being ice-free. I'll take an A run to Clive's Fruit Farm at Cropthorne. If icy, I will opt out.
by Philip Whiteman
29 Dec 2019 19:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 29th December
Replies: 9
Views: 456

Re: Club Runs - 29th December

ballintrane wrote:
29 Dec 2019 14:46
On today's A run to the Cobhouse Fisheries
Paul Johnson(L)
Andrew Wrightson
Vincent Tennant
Ka Li
John Williams
Kim Jong Un
Philip Whiteman(Cafe)
Phil Richards(Cafe)
Philip Scholfield
Phil Mickelson
Phil Daniels
George Barker(Cafe)
You forget Phil Mitchell and Phil Spector.
by Philip Whiteman
20 Dec 2019 18:24
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 22nd December
Replies: 11
Views: 842

Re: Club runs - 22nd December


And for Vince

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by Philip Whiteman
17 Nov 2019 19:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 17th November
Replies: 9
Views: 821

Re: Club Runs - 17th November

It's worth pointing out for Paul Johnson's benefit that I was the first in the queue at Croome Park and the last person to receive a bacon sandwich that morning. The venue continues to live upto its useless self for breakfast items. Many thanks to Woody for leading the club run which included some ...
by Philip Whiteman
17 Nov 2019 16:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 17th November
Replies: 9
Views: 821

Re: Club Runs - 17th November

It's worth pointing out for Paul Johnson's benefit that I was the first in the queue at Croome Park and the last person to receive a bacon sandwich that morning. The venue continues to live upto its useless self for breakfast items. Many thanks to Woody for leading the club run which included some l...
by Philip Whiteman
14 Nov 2019 09:50
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: RIP DP
Replies: 2
Views: 752

RIP DP

RIP DP I have received sad news that Dave Pountney, known as DP to many cyclists, passed away on Tuesday following a lengthy period of bladder cancer. Dan Howard, Chair of Cycling UK, circulated the following statement: "Hi everyone, It’s with sadness that I’m emailing you to let you know that Dave...
by Philip Whiteman
26 Oct 2019 16:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 27th October
Replies: 8
Views: 994

Re: Club Runs - 27th October

Ride in your wetsuits tomorrow. The roads out here in the sticks are treacherous with flooding and the EA are suggesting that conditions will not improve until after the weekend. I'll be taking my snorkel just in case. https://onthewaytoironman.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/576938_452509374760316_1078...
by Philip Whiteman
07 Oct 2019 12:25
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.

Dear South Salopian Audaxer SOUTH SALOPIAN ROUND-UP Thanks to everyone for the positive feedback on the route. It will certainly be back sometime in the future. Perhaps I could say that the highlight was Oakeley Mynd with extra-added attractions provided by a local farmer but I think that I would s...
by Philip Whiteman
01 Oct 2019 11:58
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.

POTENTIAL FLOOD DIVERSION AT CRESSAGE Given flood warnings, the low lying passage across the Severn Valley at Cressage may not be possible. An easy alternative is available and will be e-mailed to entrants on Thursday just in case. Flood Version: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31225854 Official Rou...
by Philip Whiteman
27 Sep 2019 08:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Run - 29th September
Replies: 8
Views: 949

Re: Club Run - 29th September

Due to acute viral rhinopharyngitis, I doubt that I will be in a sufficiently fit state to lead Sunday's A run. Plus the weather looks like pants.
by Philip Whiteman
24 Sep 2019 15:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Run - 29th September
Replies: 8
Views: 949

Re: Club Run - 29th September

Given the forecast of potentially very wet conditions for this weekend I have amended the A Run destination and will lengthen or shorten the route based upon conditions.
by Philip Whiteman
24 Sep 2019 10:07
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteers Required - 5th October
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Volunteers Required - 5th October

Many thanks for the following offering to volunteer on the 5th October. Car Park Marshals x 2: 07.00 - 08.00 (i) Toby Draper (ii) Andy McGrath Drinks and Food*: 07.00-08.00 x 1 volunteer: Si Walker 15.30-17.15 x 1 volunteer; Andy Terry 17.15-19.00 x 1 volunteer; Trevor Richards & Jolanta Kandefer 19...
by Philip Whiteman
23 Sep 2019 10:22
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Run - 29th September
Replies: 8
Views: 949

Club Run - 29th September

Many thanks to Nick for stepping running a Beacon Burst yesterday which was small but perfectly formed.

Next week:

A Run - Cobhouse Fisheries - Phil Richards (09:15 start as normal)...whatever the weather!!!
B Run - Clows Top - Alex Rybinski
C Run - Worcester Country Park - Finbarr Costigan
by Philip Whiteman
19 Sep 2019 09:45
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.

Entry details were e-mailed to entrants earlier this week. If it has not appeared in your in-box then please check your spam folder. Otherwise details can be downloaded from the entry page .
by Philip Whiteman
17 Sep 2019 12:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 22nd September
Replies: 13
Views: 1383

Re: Club Runs - 22nd September

With regard to the hill climb, it is unusual for club runs to take place on the same day. The above listing was based upon club run schedule posted by Phil some weeks ago. If there is an official position on club runs vis-a-vis the hill climb then it is a for a senior committee type person to make a...
by Philip Whiteman
16 Sep 2019 13:33
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Enter the Dragon Permanent
Replies: 10
Views: 961

Re: Enter the Dragon Permanent

John Hamilton is not nicknamed Undulates for nothing. This looks like another one of his horrors - always a great choice of roads through fantastic scenery but rarely flat.
by Philip Whiteman
16 Sep 2019 09:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Run Route Database
Replies: 46
Views: 17026

Re: Club Run Route Database

Some A run routes used Bromyard https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31075105 Ilmington https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29529876 Albrighton https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29281896 Cropthorne https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29312757 Wyre Forest https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29180330 https://ridewithgps.com/...
by Philip Whiteman
16 Sep 2019 09:28
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 22nd September
Replies: 13
Views: 1383

Club Runs - 22nd September

Phil Richards is away cutting down trees, eating my lunch, going to to the lavatory, on Wednesdays he goes shopping and has buttered scones for tea. So it is my duty to post the club run details. Sunday gone saw some incompetent navigation by myself including several missed junctions and various cir...
by Philip Whiteman
15 Sep 2019 13:28
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th September
Replies: 13
Views: 1414

Re: Club runs - 15th September

Magical mystery tour of Ilmington trying to find the cafe, arriving at 10am Philip Whiteman L Barry 'I eat crusts' Evans Vince Tennent Neil 'clickety click' Orchard Simon White Paul Johnson Ben Crone Matt Hale Robert Mugabe Generally speaking, a brisk club lead by somebody who was navigationally ine...
by Philip Whiteman
14 Sep 2019 10:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2970

Re: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2019

22nd September.

The Belbroughton Scarecrow Festival will be taking place and roads will be closed after 10am, after which the village will be worth avoiding via the farm at Broome or Fairfield.
by Philip Whiteman
10 Sep 2019 20:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th September
Replies: 13
Views: 1414

Re: Club runs - 15th September

George wrote:
10 Sep 2019 13:15
What's your ETA in Ilmington, Phil?
Hello George.

It is 59km, so I would guesstimate 10.45-11.00

EDIT. Arrive at 10.30 to be on the safe side.
by Philip Whiteman
10 Sep 2019 14:26
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.

As ever, real ale rewards will be handed out to the lucky cyclist to return in 6th place or at eleventh interval thereafter. Given the location of the route in Shropshire, the selected ales will come from Hobsons of Cleobury Mortimer. Happy quaffing https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6993...
by Philip Whiteman
09 Sep 2019 21:24
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th September
Replies: 13
Views: 1414

Re: Club runs - 15th September

A RUN - 15TH SEPTEMBER - ILMINGTON It is my honour and my privilege to announce a great club A run for Sunday 15th September departing at 08.15am. This honour comes a close second to what can only be described as one the greatest acts that any Beacon RCC cyclist can bestow on our sport, and that is ...
by Philip Whiteman
09 Sep 2019 13:30
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Audax on 5th October likely to close to entries early.
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Beacon Audax on 5th October likely to close to entries early.

Don't be the person likely to miss the boat.

The torrent of entries will result in the entry system for the Beacon South Salopian Audax on 5th October being closed early.

To enter: https://audax.uk/event-details?eventId=7322

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by Philip Whiteman
06 Sep 2019 19:52
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.

Attached are the joining details and route sheets in Word for next month's audax.

There are still places if your seeking to ride the forthcoming Beacon Event.
by Philip Whiteman
19 Aug 2019 17:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 25th August
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

CLUB RUNS - 25th August

All in all there were 34 participants out on last weekend's club runs. So hopefully there will be plenty of individuals willing to lead on the 25th August. Club runs meet at 9 for 9.15 unless otherwise stated. Even if no names are listed below, there will always be a club run but it would be helpful...
by Philip Whiteman
19 Aug 2019 17:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2970

Re: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2019

Hello Si.

Phil Richards requested that I do the postings for this clubs runs whilst he is away. There are no volunteers for the 25th, so just pick a venue and consider yourself as volunteered.
by Philip Whiteman
16 Aug 2019 15:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteers Required - 5th October
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Volunteers Required - 5th October

All places now covered. Many thanks to those that have volunteered.

If you are free to be 'on-call' in case of sickness, etc, can you please let me know?
by Philip Whiteman
12 Aug 2019 18:31
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Paris Brest Paris
Replies: 11
Views: 1233

Paris Brest Paris

Paris–Brest–Paris (PBP) is a long-distance cycling event. It was originally a 1,200 km (750 mi) bicycle race from Paris to Brest and back to Paris in 1891. Whilst no longer a race, it is now held as an audax attracting thousands from all over the world. This year, three members will be attempting th...
by Philip Whiteman
07 Aug 2019 14:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 11th August
Replies: 13
Views: 1786

Re: Club Runs - 11th August

ballintrane wrote:
07 Aug 2019 14:30
Cafe stop at Cafe H2O https://www.wyche-innovation.com/cafe-h2o with the alternative of the British Camp.
Can't make this Sunday but I would be interested to know what H2O is like? I've been curious about that place for some time.
by Philip Whiteman
05 Aug 2019 18:14
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteers Required - 5th October
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: Volunteers Required - 5th October

Andy Terry wrote:
05 Aug 2019 16:12
I'll do the 15.30 food & drink slot
Thankyou.
by Philip Whiteman
05 Aug 2019 11:14
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteers Required - 5th October
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Volunteers Required - 5th October

Help put something back into the club and volunteer at our South Salopian Audax event on 5th October. The start and finish point is a Belbroughton Recreation Centre. We are currently seeking: Car Park Marshals x 2: 07.00 - 08.00 (i) Toby Draper (ii) Andy McGrath Drinks and Food*: 07.00-08.00 x 1 vol...
by Philip Whiteman
05 Aug 2019 10:54
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.
Replies: 6
Views: 854

SOUTH SALOPIAN 200KM AUDAX EVENT - 5th OCTOBER.

AN INVITE TO ALL TO ENTER THE BEACON'S NEXT AUDAX ON 5TH OCTOBER. Start/Finish: Belbroughton Route: Belbroughton - Tenbury - Bishops Castle - Ironbridge and back to Belbroughton. No expensive fees, no headline sponsors, no goodie bags, no numbers, no gold standard times, no broom wagons and no pret...
by Philip Whiteman
04 Aug 2019 16:24
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 4th August
Replies: 18
Views: 1930

Re: Club Runs - 4th August

A very well disciplined group of riders today. I had no worries on the safety side and was certainly a much improved experience. Well done to Huan Dong who had considered the intro ride but rode valiantly with the B run which included quite a few challenging climbs. The route was Belbroughton, Wolve...
by Philip Whiteman
03 Aug 2019 18:15
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 4th August
Replies: 18
Views: 1930

Re: Club Runs - 4th August

Cracking the whip like an Army Major tomorrow eh Mr Whiteman? B Run. Destination: Wyre Forest. Dep: 0915 On Sunday I will expect observance of club run rules on etiquette. In particular EVERY RIDER repeating shouts so that every receives a warning. NO sudden stopping without warning. 'Holding your ...
by Philip Whiteman
02 Aug 2019 17:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 4th August
Replies: 18
Views: 1930

Re: Club Runs - 4th August

PLEASE CHECK YOUR DIARIES On Sunday morning I will be recruiting (press-ganging) club run riders into helping at the next Beacon event on 5th October at (7am-9am or some period between 3.30 - 9.30pm) at Belbroughton. http://beaconrcc.org.uk/audaxes/autumn-audax/ Free beer awaits or plentiful cake t...