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by IanT
28 Jun 2019 19:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 30th June
Replies: 13
Views: 843

Re: Club Runs - 30th June

I can lead a Beacon burst, 75k or so at a brisk pace. 9.15am departure from the BH.
by IanT
09 Jun 2019 13:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 9th June
Replies: 15
Views: 1243

Re: Club Runs - 9th June

On the Burst today were:

Ian Taylor
Jessica Rhodes Jones
Matt Regan
Nic Vipond
Keith Adcock
Laurence Cooley
Gemma Johnson
John Soady

Another fairly brisk ride, thanks to everyone for rotating the turns on the front.
by IanT
08 Jun 2019 12:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 9th June
Replies: 15
Views: 1243

Re: Club Runs - 9th June

I'll lead a Beacon Burst, it'll be a relatively brisk 75k or so, 9.00am for a 9.15am start.
by IanT
19 May 2019 20:59
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED
Replies: 12
Views: 743

Re: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED

K34/10D fine with me. Also worth considering K1/10 as an option as it may allow more people to ride out to it (starts and finishes in Knowle).
by IanT
15 Apr 2019 20:14
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Sat 13/04/19 14:00 K32/20 (with times)
Replies: 7
Views: 615

Re: Sat 13/04/19 14:00 K32/20 (with times)

Thanks to Rich for timekeeping and officiating, much appreciated. A cold and blustery day, congrats to Mark for a strong ride and well done to all for turning out and taking part. Here’s to warm and still conditions when we next use this course in June!
by IanT
07 Apr 2019 21:11
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: LMTT 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Re: LMTT 2019

Huge thanks to all organisers, marshals and volunteers today, another great Beacon RCC event.
by IanT
06 Jul 2018 06:29
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT - Wed 4th July K34/10D Club 10 mile championship
Replies: 6
Views: 953

Re: RESULT - Wed 4th July K34/10D Club 10 mile championship

Thank you to Andy for timekeeping, great work and much appreciated.
by IanT
14 Jun 2018 20:02
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 13th june K36/4.5 2laps RESULTS
Replies: 3
Views: 649

Re: wed 13th june K36/4.5 2laps RESULTS

Thanks to Martin and also Dave, Ann and Paul for top class assistance - much appreciated.
by IanT
09 May 2018 21:38
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 9th may k34/10d WITH RESULTS
Replies: 6
Views: 1083

Re: wed 9th may k34/10d WITH RESULTS

Thanks Martin, great event this evening.
by IanT
07 May 2018 20:42
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 2090

Re: New Club Record

Great work Simon, impressive stuff!
by IanT
06 May 2018 16:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - May 6th
Replies: 15
Views: 2466

Re: Club runs - May 6th

Enjoying the absolutely perfect conditions on today’s B run to Broadway Tower were: Ian Taylor (L) Matt Regan John Hitchcock Martin McGowan Dom Walker Andy McGrath George Barker (meeting us at the cafe) Omar Hussain (meeting us at the cafe) Special mention to Matt who rode for around 45 miles on wha...
by IanT
05 May 2018 18:29
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: sat 5th May k34/25 WITH RESULTS
Replies: 6
Views: 964

Re: sat 5th May k34/25

Big thanks to Martin for today - organiser, timekeeper, pushing off duties and results announcer - multi tasking of the highest calibre!
by IanT
03 May 2018 12:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - May 6th
Replies: 15
Views: 2466

Re: Club runs - May 6th

I can lead a B run this Sunday - proposing Broadway Tower as the destination and given that it's a round trip of c 70 miles suggest an 8.15am departure from the Black Horse. Will be sticking to text book B run pace so an ideal ride for anyone looking to step up from the C run, build steady mileage o...
by IanT
13 Mar 2018 05:45
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RTTC Classic series
Replies: 6
Views: 1219

Re: RTTC Classic series

Dave - drop me a pm with your mobile number and we can confirm arrangements - Ian
by IanT
08 Mar 2018 18:00
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RTTC Classic series
Replies: 6
Views: 1219

Re: RTTC Classic series

I’ve also entered, will be driving from Brum and have room for additional bikes if anyone needs a lift.

Ian
by IanT
22 Feb 2018 22:41
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 4313

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

I’m in.
by IanT
28 Jan 2018 20:58
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: V718 course proposed ban by Highways England
Replies: 5
Views: 1214

V718 course proposed ban by Highways England

Apologies for the long message but thought it worth sharing an email that CTT have sent out in the last few days regarding a potential ban by Highways England for the use of the A63 near Hull for Time Trials. Details below and a call to action to object to this proposal: Highways England has put for...
by IanT
18 Jan 2018 13:23
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans
Replies: 24
Views: 3941

Re: 2018 Racing Plans

I was also thinking I'd be up for this but looks like it may clash with an Aerocoach TT. Decisions, decisions...
by IanT
18 Jan 2018 13:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 7655

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

And the spreadsheet of the year award for 2018 goes to...

Nice work, Jess!

At the risk of triggering a further OCD reaction I would have thought a column noting the event start time would have been a good idea? :wink:
by IanT
01 Oct 2017 14:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st October
Replies: 23
Views: 4291

Re: Club runs - 1st October

As our esteemed club run secretary quite correctly pointed out, today's A run was to Wellesbourne, not Charlecote. Enjoying the unseasonably dry and balmy weather were: Ian Taylor Barry Evans Phil Richards Andy Wrightson Matt Regan Keith Adcock No doubt inspired by the Velo last week, we encountered...
by IanT
26 Sep 2017 20:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st October
Replies: 23
Views: 4291

Re: Club runs - 1st October

Barry I was actually planning on Charlecote I'm afraid, probably the cafe in the square rather than the garden centre, as I haven't been out that way for ages. It's also fairly flat and a shortish run back so we'd likely be back early pm (I have a Sunday afternoon commitment I need to get back for i...
by IanT
25 Sep 2017 22:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st October
Replies: 23
Views: 4291

Re: Club runs - 1st October

Phil

I can lead an A run on Sunday - destination tbc.

Ian
by IanT
25 Sep 2017 21:15
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 7306

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

Echoing the sentiments of the last few posts, I also found the Velo a really good experience. Like others, I had concerns about whether the organisation would be up to scratch, whilst the negativity displayed in certain quarters towards the event meant I wasn't really looking forward to the day in t...
by IanT
26 Jul 2017 22:32
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 26th july k34/10D RESULTS
Replies: 4
Views: 924

Re: wed 26th july k34/10D RESULTS

Congrats to Neil on the win and thanks to Martin and Chris for the organising, much appreciated.
by IanT
18 Jul 2017 09:53
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 19th July K36/10
Replies: 7
Views: 1383

Re: wed 19th July K36/10 TIMEKEEPER NEEDED

If I'm not riding, I can do it - late fitness check needed on knee tomorrow. If I am able to ride, Mrs T has volunteered to help timekeep so we're ok either way.
by IanT
21 Jun 2017 07:50
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club H'Cap Competition
Replies: 12
Views: 1773

Re: Club H'Cap Competition

John - pm function seems to have stopped working for me, text me your address and I'll pick you up shortly after 5pm.

Ian
by IanT
20 Jun 2017 21:56
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club H'Cap Competition
Replies: 12
Views: 1773

Re: Club H'Cap Competition

John - have pm'd you - Ian
by IanT
14 Jun 2017 22:57
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: K32
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Re: K32

Rode the course this evening. Several sections have 'benefitted ' from the dreaded top dressing. It was a bit iffy in places but I found it uncomfortable rather than dangerous, as long as care is taken in the corners. Imagine it will have settled down a bit more by next week, assuming they don't add...
by IanT
24 Apr 2017 21:46
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Little Mountain Time Trial
Replies: 29
Views: 4154

pain faces from the final climb on the link below, if anyone wants a particular image just pm me and I can send the file.

https://goo.gl/photos/BWNaWZ3S5PeT4fMb6
by IanT
08 Apr 2017 17:02
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: sat 8th april K32/20 club event
Replies: 9
Views: 1576

Thanks to Ed for timekeeping. Great conditions today, even the added amusement of a herd of cows crossing the road near Crowle didn't spoil proceedings!
by IanT
04 Apr 2017 12:27
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Halesowen Track Training session
Replies: 4
Views: 890

Worth noting this clashes with the K34/25 tt - may affect the numbers attending.
by IanT
03 Apr 2017 13:30
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - April, May and June 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 5720

Congrats on the pb's in South Wales, great work! The weather conditions in Worcester were pretty much as good as it gets for that course. My previous best on the course was a fairly sedate 1:09:36 and somehow I've never managed to get the pacing right, always blowing up over the last few miles. This...
by IanT
29 Mar 2017 08:10
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - April, May and June 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 5720

Good luck to those making the trip to South Wales this weekend, hope it goes well. Having not made it onto the start sheet for that event I'm doing an open 25 in Worcester instead - probably not as fast a course but it does come with the added benefit of a lie in!
by IanT
18 Mar 2017 21:07
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT: TT K37/6G 18th March 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1377

Thanks to Martin and Andy and well done to all who turned out today.

I'm almost sorry I can't make next week but not having to go twice up that drag on the A435 till later this year is more than enough to cheer me up!
by IanT
04 Mar 2017 22:00
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - January, February and March 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 6862

Quick note to say a huge thanks to Jess and Xav for a great session this afternoon, it was brilliant insight and advice. And as for the kit... well, those wheels are a work of art!
by IanT
26 Feb 2017 19:29
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - January, February and March 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 6862

Thanks to Xav, Jess, Richard and everyone else involved in today's TT, great event, much appreciated. After 2 years of collating detailed scientific performance data from riding the Snowdrop Audax 24hrs in advance of this time trial I am able to conclude the following: - it's a very windy time of ye...
by IanT
22 Feb 2017 22:42
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT 9th June 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 4240

I'm definitely up for this again, last year was great fun. Likewise, happy to ride in whatever team would be appropriate.
by IanT
22 Feb 2017 16:32
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 12157

Tim

Apologies, I can no longer make this session on 25th March.

Ian
by IanT
20 Feb 2017 17:36
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Track Accreditation
Replies: 6
Views: 1109

I also went this route to get my accreditation and it was a similar experience, a bit over priced, mixed abilities on the day but ultimately a good way of getting accredited if you're pushed for time and don't fancy several trips over a number of weeks. Not yet had the bottle to give an SQT a try bu...
by IanT
05 Feb 2017 17:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th Feb
Replies: 28
Views: 4313

An impromptu A run formed at the Black Horse, damp, cold and misty on the way out to Cobhouse, much the same on the way back, with the added excitement of two flats in quick succession for James and Mat to deal with.

Ian Taylor (L)
Matt Regan
Steve Philpott
James Gillies
by IanT
04 Feb 2017 19:18
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 9330

I'll order a skinsuit LS in large (but will go with SS if that is only option). Will pay a 50% deposit based on pricing on this thread and top up if LS is more expensive.
by IanT
25 Jan 2017 22:42
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 12157

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by IanT
25 Jan 2017 22:38
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - January, February and March 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 6862

Either date works for me Jess, whatever suits the majority.

Ian
by IanT
17 Jan 2017 22:22
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - January, February and March 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 6862

I think I'll have a go at the Buxton one, lovely way to spend Good Friday!

Ian
by IanT
09 Jan 2017 22:33
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - January, February and March 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 6862

Thanks Jess

I'll be there for the 2 February TT's, are they 10am starts as per last year? Not sure what kind of working order my legs will be in on 26th following the Audax the day before mind you...

Also up for the Halesowen session if that one gets booked.

Ian
by IanT
08 Jan 2017 08:39
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 12157

Thanks for organising Tim, that was a brilliant session. Please put my name down for the March date.

Ian
by IanT
05 Jan 2017 21:41
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 12157

Not sure if everyone has travel sorted for Saturday but thought I'd mention that if anyone needs a lift I should have space in my car.
by IanT
22 Dec 2016 13:20
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 3868

I'm probably not going to make it in time tonight, hoping to be there next week if not.

Ian
by IanT
15 Dec 2016 19:09
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: what are you planning?
Replies: 43
Views: 5142

I'm going to focus on TT's next year again, interspersed with some track action wherever possible (once I manage to get accredited) which likely means the Halesowen Friday night league. Will definitely limit my crit/road involvement to marshalling duties - it's the only way I won't quickly run out o...
by IanT
15 Dec 2016 19:04
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 3868

This is a good idea, I'd be up for it - Thursday also best for me.

Ian