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by IanT
26 Jul 2021 13:32
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: VTTA London & Home Counties 10 mile TT 18/07/21
Replies: 1
Views: 335

Re: VTTA London & Home Counties 10 mile TT 18/07/21

Exceptional work Ed, that's a fantastic time, well done!
by IanT
14 Jun 2021 20:29
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: VTTA F2/50 National 50 Championships
Replies: 4
Views: 304

Re: VTTA F2/50 National 50 Championships

Congratulations Ed and Simon, great rides and stunning times!
by IanT
12 Jun 2021 16:05
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Tour 21 - riding the route of the Tour de France 2021 - UPDATE
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Tour 21 - riding the route of the Tour de France 2021 - UPDATE

Tour 21 – it’s on! After a challenging few weeks trying to interpret travel restrictions, COVID requirements, border controls, UK restrictions, French restrictions, bio-secure bubbles and goodness knows what else, I’m delighted to let you know that we depart for France on 17th June and all being wel...
by IanT
29 May 2021 14:38
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit Shop CLOSED - Including 75th Anniversary Jersey
Replies: 40
Views: 5495

Re: *Kit Shop OPEN - Including 75th Anniversary Jersey*

Awesome work Stu, I've ordered a 75th anniversary jersey in XL.
by IanT
29 May 2021 14:26
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

A short note to say thank you to everyone that supported the Time Trial event last night. I'm very grateful to everyone that gave up their time to come along and marshal and support the event, it wouldn't have happened without you. Likewise, thank you to to everyone that entered and rode the event, ...
by IanT
24 May 2021 17:07
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

Excellent, thanks Laurence. By way of update, we now have over 100 riders for the TT event. I'd like to thank everyone in the Beacon RCC for the support of this event, we have a really strong turn out of riders and numerous other people helping/supportng in other ways, all of which is hugely appreci...
by IanT
12 May 2021 14:27
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Supporters required for the Kidderminster Killer please - 24th July
Replies: 20
Views: 1014

Re: Supporters required for the Kidderminster Killer please - 24th July

Phil - I can point a camera at riders on the Long Mynd if helpful and share the photos afterwards - Ian
by IanT
01 May 2021 18:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Intro Ride Sunday 2 May
Replies: 8
Views: 548

Re: Intro Ride Sunday 2 May

George

One more the intro ride please - Lucy Taylor.

Cheers - Ian
by IanT
30 Apr 2021 08:53
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Riding the Tour de France?
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

Re: Riding the Tour de France?

Latest update Thanks to everyone that's entered the TT so far, I’m pleased to say numbers are looking good but we’d love to see even more entries, so if you haven’t yet entered please make sure you do so before the deadline of 14th May. There’s plenty of parking right next to the sign on desk and t...
by IanT
30 Apr 2021 08:51
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

Latest update Thanks to everyone that's entered the TT so far, I’m pleased to say numbers are looking good but we’d love to see even more entries, so if you haven’t yet entered please make sure you do so before the deadline of 14th May. There’s plenty of parking right next to the sign on desk and t...
by IanT
30 Mar 2021 15:50
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

George wrote:
29 Mar 2021 21:32
Sounds great, Ian. I plan to make this the MKM's annual outing... just slightly concerned that I might not get in ('vintage' 10s being the only ones on my entry form).
You'd be very welcome George, even if you're the only one in the vintage category (meaning the bike, not you of course!)
by IanT
28 Mar 2021 22:05
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

neilo wrote:
28 Mar 2021 19:35
Is this an evening or daytime event Ian?
It's an evening event Neil, first rider off at 1900hrs.
by IanT
28 Mar 2021 22:03
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

Hi Ian - looks great. What % goes to the charity/your fundraising? I've been meaning/waiting to make a donation and be good to know what the split is. This looks like a good way to enter an event and make a donation in one. Is the entry the same price for juniors/juveniles? Other than £5 that has t...
by IanT
28 Mar 2021 18:41
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

Rod Goodfellow wrote:
28 Mar 2021 14:19
£35 for a 10! :roll:
Well, it's all for a very good cause but if you're concerned about value for money, feel free to turn up a couple of hours early and you can ride as many laps as you want :wink:
by IanT
28 Mar 2021 18:39
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Re: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

Ed Moss wrote:
28 Mar 2021 10:59
Looks interesting Ian.
Is the course a few laps up and down the NEC roads?
It's 2 laps of a a 5 mile circuit, the course map should be up on the CTT website within the next couple of days.
by IanT
27 Mar 2021 14:46
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC
Replies: 16
Views: 1357

Closed Road Time Trial, 28th May, the NEC

Come and ride a closed roads time trial at the NEC on 28th May! As part of my fundraising activity for https://www.thetour21.co.uk/ the Beacon RCC is promoting a time trial at the NEC on the 28th May and I can promise you it’s going to be a little bit different. There’s no windswept dual carriage wa...
by IanT
12 Mar 2021 12:34
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Riding the Tour de France?
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

Re: Riding the Tour de France?

That's correct Dave, all donations from last year have carried over and are being applied to 2021.
by IanT
21 Feb 2021 21:53
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Riding the Tour de France?
Replies: 6
Views: 1055

Riding the Tour de France?

One of the things I love about the Beacon RCC is the rich and storied history of our club. It’s not just distant history either, the last few years have been a golden age as we’ve savoured the achievements of the Hughes household, marvelled at Stu White’s Transcontinental adventure, applauded the lo...
by IanT
09 Feb 2021 16:43
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON TO HOST CROSS EVENT 2021/2 SEASON
Replies: 17
Views: 1379

Re: BEACON TO HOST CROSS EVENT 2021/2 SEASON

Also happy to help out as required.
by IanT
15 Dec 2020 12:55
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2021 Little Mountain Time Trial
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: 2021 Little Mountain Time Trial

Thank you George, much appreciated. We've taken a team approach to the organising of the LMTT this year, so if anyone wants to contact us the organising team is: John Hitchcock Ian Taylor Gemma Johnson Simon Dighton Keith Adcock Any offers of support and help will be much appreciated - please post o...
by IanT
20 Apr 2020 09:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Not the LMTT - 26th April
Replies: 9
Views: 2273

Re: Not the LMTT - 26th April

Thanks Laurence, it's 10am on 26th April.
by IanT
19 Apr 2020 15:30
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Not the LMTT - 26th April
Replies: 9
Views: 2273

Not the LMTT - 26th April

I've organised a Zwift meet up ride on 26th April - as a nod to the LMTT, it's a hilly ride, but I have created it as a group ride so everyome stays together. If you want to join you'll need to follow me on Zwift - my username is Ian Taylor GT15 - and I will then be able to send you an invite. As it...
by IanT
25 Jan 2020 18:44
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Little Mountain Time Trial 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3877

Re: Little Mountain Time Trial 2020

Brilliant, thanks Steve. Chris Hudson has agreed to take on head marshall duties so we'll be in touch in due course with more details.

Ian
by IanT
26 Nov 2019 17:18
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Little Mountain Time Trial 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 3877

Re: Little Mountain Time Trial 2020

Thanks Stuart - it's not impossible and I'm hoping to do the same myself - but will need careful allocation of helper tasks, so do please watch this space as we get nearer the event. Thanks also to those that have already volunteered, excellent work and much appreciated by the organising team - and ...
by IanT
15 Sep 2019 12:28
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 50 mile TT Championship, 15th September 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 4
Views: 1783

Club 50 mile TT Championship, 15th September 2019 - RESULTS

The club 50 Championship took place today, using the Midlands District CTT 50 mile open event - results for Beacon RCC riders below: Roger Cutler: 1:54:31 Ian Taylor: 2:11:07 Fenella Brown: 2:14:33 Keith Adcock: 2:14:57 Congratulations to Roger for a fine ride and first class time to take the Club 5...
by IanT
01 Sep 2019 13:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 1st September
Replies: 21
Views: 6409

Re: Club Runs - 1st September

On the Burst today were:

Ian Taylor
Matt Clegg
Gemma Johnson
Toby Hale
Matt Hale

Near perfect conditions made for a very enjoyable ride.
by IanT
30 Aug 2019 09:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 1st September
Replies: 21
Views: 6409

Re: Club Runs - 1st September

I can lead a Burst - around 75k non stop at a brisk pace. 9am meet for 9.15am departure.
by IanT
28 Jun 2019 19:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 30th June
Replies: 13
Views: 5008

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: 6138

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: 6138

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: 4216

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: 2965

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: 1902

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: 3021

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: 2041

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: 3191

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: 6448

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: 5903

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: 2850

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: 5903

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: 2742

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: 2742

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: 9593

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: 2478

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: 10031

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: 21136

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: 9135

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: 9135

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: 9135

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: 17025

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...