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by AlanW
17 Sep 2019 05:59
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20

We have 9 booked on the intermediate and 8 on the beginners/novice sessions, but still need a few more really.
by AlanW
10 Sep 2019 22:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20

As far as l know if you can ride a bike, then you are in. But let me ask the question. What ages are we talking Tim?
by AlanW
01 Sep 2019 18:23
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20

Just bumping this back up to the top in case people have forgotten about it?
by AlanW
16 Aug 2019 20:57
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Newport Winter Track Sessions - 2019/20

Newport Track Sessions - links for the first two sessions. 3pm to 6pm Sunday October 6th https://goteamup.com/p/1608014-pdq-cycle-coaching-ltd/e/19597332-pdq-track-session-3hr-beginner/ https://goteamup.com/p/1608014-pdq-cycle-coaching-ltd/e/19597334-pdq-track-session-3hr-intermediate/ Sunday Novemb...
by AlanW
08 Jul 2019 12:26
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Brum200 Audax
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: Brum200 Audax

A fantastic route and well worth doing, will be available as a perm shortly according to the organiser.
by AlanW
05 Jul 2019 09:35
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Brum200 Audax
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: Brum200 Audax

Also one this Saturday to
by AlanW
04 Jul 2019 08:57
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Brum200 Audax
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: Brum200 Audax

Simon Woodward wrote:
30 Jun 2019 15:37
Yes, I've entered.
I thought you were doing the club 500 Simon?
by AlanW
28 Jun 2019 13:56
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Brum200 Audax
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Brum200 Audax

Next Saturday 6th July, anyone entered?
by AlanW
04 Apr 2019 14:06
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Cape/Poncho
Replies: 12
Views: 1411

Re: Cape/Poncho

I used one for a while when commuting, great at keeping you dry until:
a) its a headwind
b) you need to do a hand signal

Needless to say it went on ebay shortly after the initial purchase!
by AlanW
02 Apr 2019 12:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: NO CLUBS RUNS ON 7TH APRIL
Replies: 9
Views: 1270

Re: NO CLUBS RUNS ON 7TH APRIL

Over 30 riders on the four club runs last week, and despite the best efforts of Alan Weaver to get zwift rides and local audaxes registered as club runs, Parliament has again rejected his proposals. A list of interventions will be discussed this week, but it is still the club run deal that is the o...
by AlanW
19 Mar 2019 20:53
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Winter Track Sessions - Newport
Replies: 0
Views: 226

Winter Track Sessions - Newport

Winter Track Sessions @ Newport So......a question to those that have already expressed an interest, but also to those that might be interested but not on a Saturday night. So, would a Sunday afternoon be better, 3pm to 6pm. As it stands, booking a Saturday is possible but could prove problematic an...
by AlanW
19 Mar 2019 12:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th March
Replies: 16
Views: 2055

Re: Club Runs - 24th March

neilo wrote:
19 Mar 2019 11:50
Did you have to point out holes and signal left Al?
:oops:
by AlanW
19 Mar 2019 11:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th March
Replies: 16
Views: 2055

Re: Club Runs - 24th March

Do I get a club run point for leading a group around the velodrome on Saturday.... ;;-)
by AlanW
18 Mar 2019 10:52
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Newport Track Session
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Re: Newport Track Session

Agreed, the distance is a ball ache. But the more that we can encourage to go then the more we can car share
by AlanW
17 Mar 2019 07:34
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Newport Track Session
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Newport Track Session

Well done to everyone at last night's track event at Newport, certainly a good night's work out with varied exercises.

Pity that we cannot get more people interested?
by AlanW
12 Mar 2019 06:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 17th March
Replies: 10
Views: 1546

Re: Club Runs - 17th March

Plus, a track session at Newport Saturday 6pm to 9pm and I'm still looking for people for the beginner/novice session.
Time to try something new and different maybe?
by AlanW
05 Mar 2019 13:35
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Do you prefer your Gilet with or without pockets?
Replies: 6
Views: 724

Re: Do you prefer your Gilet with or without pockets?

Personally l would prefer a couple of rear pockets, but happy to go with the flow
by AlanW
03 Mar 2019 15:51
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8877

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Just to throw another item in the mix, gillets?
by AlanW
02 Mar 2019 17:23
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session Saturday 16th March
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Re: Newport Track Session Saturday 16th March

Still looking for numbers, all levels catered for even complete newbies, c'mon and join the fun
by AlanW
12 Feb 2019 12:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 17th February
Replies: 19
Views: 2628

Re: Club Runs - 17th February

Philip Whiteman wrote:
11 Feb 2019 20:43

For this week's light hearted club run chat, Alan Weaver will introduce a discussion on the great Norwegian playwright and poet, best known for his middle class tragedies such as The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House and An Enemy of the People.
Will I........ :shock:
by AlanW
08 Feb 2019 10:38
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Mavic Yksion Tyres - brand new!
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Re: Mavic Yksion Tyres - brand new!

Hi Graham, only two left but will drop you a PM shortly if that's ok?
by AlanW
05 Feb 2019 11:22
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Mavic Yksion Tyres - brand new!
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Mavic Yksion Tyres - brand new!

Brand new and unused Mavic Yksion Pro Powerlink tyres 700 x 23mm

I have four of them up for grabs at just £10 each.
by AlanW
03 Feb 2019 08:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 3rd February
Replies: 14
Views: 2122

Re: Club Runs - 3rd February

If you are heading Redditch way, please be warned it's -4 and a proper hard frost!
by AlanW
31 Jan 2019 10:58
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Danny Mason Highlands challenge
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Danny Mason Highlands challenge

All ready entered, terrific route ever year, not to be missed!
by AlanW
29 Jan 2019 09:22
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session Saturday 16th March
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Re: Newport Track Session Saturday 16th March

Track bikes are available to hire, but you will need to have Look Keo cleats fitted to your shoes. You are NOT allowed to change the pedals on the track bikes. If you don't have Look Keo cleats, you can ride in trainers as the hire bikes have toe straps. You will also need your helmet and gloves, ne...
by AlanW
28 Jan 2019 17:45
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

petemarshall wrote:
28 Jan 2019 16:23
I see the 16th March sessions are now open for booking. I've booked onto the intermediate and will see you there.
https://goteamup.com/p/1608014-pdq-cycl ... 2019-03-16
Yep, l had it confirmed last night. New thread created and also put on the FB page
by AlanW
28 Jan 2019 17:44
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session Saturday 16th March
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Newport Track Session Saturday 16th March

6pm to 9pm Novice/first timers and intermediate sessions.

Booking via the PDQ Coaching website and please make sure that you book on the appropriate session.
by AlanW
28 Jan 2019 11:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 3rd February
Replies: 14
Views: 2122

Re: Club Runs - 3rd February

We also had a discussion on the A-run as to how far away we were from accepting indoor rides as a club run. It was fair to say, that's it's still an awful long way away. I know I said you can organise anything as a club run, but the vote of 0-8 to include turbo and zwift rides in this suggests club...
by AlanW
27 Jan 2019 15:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 27th January
Replies: 28
Views: 3543

Re: Club Runs - 27th January

And I quote...
WorcsPhil wrote:
21 Jan 2019 09:40
....don't forget, YOU CAN SUGGEST ANYTHING - even a 10kms ride to your own kitchen if you want.

...but you know that already.
by AlanW
27 Jan 2019 15:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 27th January
Replies: 28
Views: 3543

Re: Club Runs - 27th January

Beacon Z ride - Watophia Alan Weaver (L) To be eligible for club run points, you have to arrive at the cafe. Which virtual cafe stop did you use? If it was Croome Park, they do a line in virtual Bacon rolls. The one on the sea front in Watophia, on the right hand side, can I have my points now?
by AlanW
27 Jan 2019 13:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 27th January
Replies: 28
Views: 3543

Re: Club Runs - 27th January

Beacon Z ride - Watophia

Alan Weaver (L)
by AlanW
26 Jan 2019 19:52
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 27th January
Replies: 28
Views: 3543

Re: Club Runs - 27th January

Looking at the forecast, 9:00 on Zwift it is then ;;-)
by AlanW
21 Jan 2019 13:52
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 27th January
Replies: 28
Views: 3543

Re: Club Runs - 27th January

ballintrane wrote:
21 Jan 2019 13:27
AlanW wrote:
21 Jan 2019 11:02
I'll lead a club run/meet up on Zwift if its icy
Image
I'll put you down as a maybe then.... ;;-)
by AlanW
21 Jan 2019 11:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 27th January
Replies: 28
Views: 3543

Re: Club Runs - 27th January

I'll lead a club run/meet up on Zwift if its icy
by AlanW
03 Jan 2019 15:04
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

I am booked on the intermediate session 17:00 Sunday 27th January. Anyone else interested and want to share travel costs get in touch. I would like to join you, but at some point towards the end of the month I have to return my son and all his Uni stuff back to Cardiff. So if the dates don't clash ...
by AlanW
30 Dec 2018 16:37
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Yes you can.

But can l suggest that if anyone does book on one of Jasons sessions then maybe post it on here and FB as lm sure that others may want to join in?
by AlanW
30 Dec 2018 15:34
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Tim wrote:
30 Dec 2018 15:25
Is there a plan to choose another one of their sessions and book again on mass?
Yes, Saturday 16th March 6pm to 9pm, but this has to be confirmed in due course
by AlanW
30 Dec 2018 08:11
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Thanks to all those that attended the track session at Newport last night.

A huge congratulations and well done to all the first timers, hopefully you enjoyed your first experience on the track?

And a big thank you once again to Jason for a quality session.
by AlanW
10 Dec 2018 19:51
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Hi Alan, any chance I could tag on to the event? If there’s a spare space? Charles w Hi Charles, lm pretty sure that all the spaces are taken. But to double check and stake your claim as a reserve in the event that people drop out, go to the PDQ Coaching website make an account. It's just your name...
by AlanW
05 Dec 2018 19:52
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

petemarshall wrote:
05 Dec 2018 18:32
How's this going Alan? Enough signed up?
Yes Pete, the intermediate session is full with reserves, and the begineers session has just a couple of spaces left l believe.

But I have had to open the session to others in order to get the numbers so confirm the slot.
by AlanW
03 Dec 2018 08:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 2nd December
Replies: 20
Views: 2691

Re: Club Runs - 2nd December

On today’s blustery A Run to Alcester were: Nick Shenton (Leading) Andy (Audax) Wrightson Ben Crone Neil Lynch Vince Tenant Phil Elwell Matt Reagan Spencer Tapia Nothing out of the ordinary on today’s ride. Phil had a flat on the way out and the mythical tail wind was short lived on the return home...
by AlanW
23 Nov 2018 11:08
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Need people to sign up for this ASAP please, otherwise we risk losing the slot :(
by AlanW
18 Nov 2018 16:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 18th Nov
Replies: 11
Views: 2064

Re: CLUB RUNS - 18th Nov

jdtate101 wrote:
18 Nov 2018 14:23
Nice flat B run today with 8 attendee's:

James Tate (L)
Alistair Hey
Alan Weaver
Si Walker
Dave Hughes
Lee Spiers
Rob Wade
Pete Norman
Si Turner not Si Walker
by AlanW
16 Nov 2018 21:42
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

You may need to create an account first on the PDQ Coaching website in order to view the on line diary.

http://pdqcyclecoaching.co.uk
by AlanW
16 Nov 2018 21:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Please follow the links to book and pay for your place, intermediate level:

https://goteamup.com/p/1608014-pdq-cycl ... ermediate/

And beginner/first timers here:

https://goteamup.com/p/1608014-pdq-cycl ... -beginner/
by AlanW
16 Nov 2018 11:39
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 2563

Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

6pm to 9pm Its a beginner / intermediate session and first time riders are actively encouraged. I have provisionally booked this slot but I can only hold it for a few days before I have to commit. Ideally I need 25 people to make it happen and to keep the costs down. I have opened it up to other gro...
by AlanW
28 Oct 2018 07:03
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: The great reunion
Replies: 15
Views: 2001

Re: The great reunion

Superb, top marks Oscar
by AlanW
15 Oct 2018 07:17
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Strava question
Replies: 20
Views: 2134

Re: Strava question

I suppose Strava etc. do provide another level of backup although a Dropbox (or similar Cloud storage) account would do that job better. Yes it would, but you wouldn't be able to open the file from there and from time to time I do like to go back and view the details of certain rides or even compar...
by AlanW
14 Oct 2018 11:49
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Strava question
Replies: 20
Views: 2134

Re: Strava question

For 30 years I wrote it in just a diary and never had an issue, no back up needed. Still got all the diaries in the cupboard for reference?
by AlanW
14 Oct 2018 11:46
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Strava question
Replies: 20
Views: 2134

Re: Strava question

Copy the FIT or GPX file off your device onto your computer and it's saved. Back up all your stuff, and it's saved again. Strava, RWGPS etc. are primarily for viewing, sharing and analysis. Until your PC crashes and you lose it, unless of course you regularly back up the hard drive and then back up...