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by Yosser
15 Jun 2019 06:21
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 902

Re: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June

Hi Jess, Anne and I have looked at the schedule for today national Tri (leaving house now, 6:20) and if, assuming Anne does her usual and gets in the top 3, the podium awards takes place around 12 or so we will try to get to HQ before the end of then race. I would be happy to help with presentations...
by Yosser
05 Jun 2019 23:08
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Cycling UK Try-Vets
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Cycling UK Try-Vets

Nice to see that you are out and about again Dave. Enjoy.
by Yosser
05 Jun 2019 23:06
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Riding a 600kms Audax
Replies: 10
Views: 362

Re: Riding a 600kms Audax

So what. I have just gone to derby and done 4, I repeat 4, x 200 metre sprints with only 20 mins rest between each. And you guys think you're hard!
by Yosser
11 Apr 2019 16:48
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kids races 060519 250719 270819
Replies: 10
Views: 540

Re: Kids races 060519 250719 270819

I will be away in Mallorca at that time Ade. I hope you find enough helpers.
by Yosser
26 Mar 2019 07:34
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BCC Curry Night - Friday 29th March (Mela Harborne 19:30)
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: BCC Curry Night - Friday 29th March (Mela Harborne 19:30)

Hi Chris,
Please could you put me down for the curry night.
Cheers
Anne Hughes
by Yosser
17 Feb 2019 22:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 17th February
Replies: 19
Views: 1924

Re: Club Runs - 17th February

Guardian readers alert.Today's follow up discussion point; the Grocers (grocer's) apostrophe. Enjoy.
by Yosser
13 Feb 2019 10:44
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Club TT event dates 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 1464

Re: proposed Beacon Club TT event dates 2019

Rich K, I find myself v upset that you may not be able to race again (hopefully just the near future). You rode for pure enjoyment of racing and you were certainly one of the most committed of riders and a strong supporter of the Club TT scene. Get better ASAP.
by Yosser
07 Jan 2019 10:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 6th January
Replies: 12
Views: 1538

Re: Club Runs - 6th January

Hi folks I got back home just fine though hitting the deck at my age aint too smart. Front tyre was deliberately slightly under inflated to help with slippy conditions (75psi) but is old, slick and, as was the custom, 23 mm. It is now in the bin! Thanks to outriders Phil and Phil who came back to es...
by Yosser
06 Jan 2019 08:15
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 6th January
Replies: 12
Views: 1538

Re: Club Runs - 6th January

Sorry, change of plan.
Anne
by Yosser
06 Jan 2019 07:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 6th January
Replies: 12
Views: 1538

Re: Club Runs - 6th January

Can I meet you at Waseley, please.
Anne
by Yosser
29 Nov 2018 15:26
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Dangerous changes at Longbridge roundabout
Replies: 11
Views: 1200

Re: Dangerous changes at Longbridge roundabout

Living just up the hill from this island means it's almost unavoidable for me. I have stated to hug the RHS of the RHL until exiting the island and then making my way across to the inside provided that it is clear. I am not sure of any real safe way of coping with this.
by Yosser
05 Nov 2018 14:23
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 master's world championships, L.A.
Replies: 7
Views: 957

Re: 2018 master's world championships, L.A.

Colin, Anne and I + some others have booked for the WB 24th April. This should coincide with the Birmingham.
by Yosser
29 Oct 2018 18:00
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2018 Beacon RCC Trophy winners
Replies: 1
Views: 438

Re: 2018 Beacon RCC Trophy winners

What a great list of trophy winners that is. Stunning results as well. Surely we will have a problem squeezing in all the trophy winners and supporters at the

Beacon Annual Dinner and Award Presentation Saturday 1st December 2018
by Yosser
29 Oct 2018 17:56
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: The great reunion
Replies: 15
Views: 1524

Re: The great reunion

Oscar I'm really impressed. That is a great result.I think it needs telling again at the annual Dinner and Prize presentation.
by Yosser
25 Oct 2018 11:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 28th October
Replies: 15
Views: 2038

Re: Club Runs - 28th October

Tis almost the season of club runs for me BUT last major champs this Fri - Sun at Derby velo. LVRC track champs mark the season end for me. I hope all club runs go well and yes Pete, a club run to support Beacon riders would be lovely. About 30 m each way to Stoneleigh which, by current Beacon stand...
by Yosser
22 Oct 2018 05:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st October
Replies: 13
Views: 1773

Re: Club runs - 21st October

So that is what it is like to ride outside in the open air, kinda nice innit? Cracking ride PhilG but after 10 miles I began to get faint with glucose depletion.
by Yosser
07 Oct 2018 06:29
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 master's world championships, L.A.
Replies: 7
Views: 957

2018 master's world championships, L.A.

I ride the worlds age group team pursuit tomorrow. I don't expect anyone to follow me but if you want to catch up then I hope that the following may be helpful. California is 8hrs behind you. My first race is the team pursuit for 65-69 about 11am on Sunday. That will be about 7:00pm for you I think!...
by Yosser
02 Oct 2018 11:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 30th September
Replies: 14
Views: 3866

Re: Club runs - 30th September

C run was more than I can handle as a 'fat little trackie'. So fast I had to ask DC to slow down up to the man on the moon. I'm sticking to intro rides in future.
by Yosser
14 Sep 2018 22:21
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Does the club mind if I re-join...?
Replies: 19
Views: 2597

Re: Does the club mind if I re-join...?

Welcome back to both of you.

Martin we have another Canadian member, Pete Ryan. As Canada is a small country, I bet you are bumping into him all the time. Give him my regards.
by Yosser
31 Aug 2018 08:21
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: 85 at 85.
Replies: 11
Views: 1288

Re: 85 at 85.

Well done Oscar. (I've got an ear worm now of Queen's "I want to ride my bicycle").
by Yosser
31 Aug 2018 08:18
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Sunday 23 Sept bike needed
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Sunday 23 Sept bike needed

Barry I can't help as my bikes are usually small (50/51) but my latest is a 49! You have no idea what short legs really are. Hope to catch you when you are over.
by Yosser
20 Aug 2018 12:14
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 7269

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

I agree entirely George. Most aspects of bike riding have greatly improved over time and the only major negatives to lament are the number of vehicles on the roads and the parlous state of said carriageways.
by Yosser
18 Aug 2018 17:06
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 7269

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

In reply to George;

How dare you sir. Established and long held traditions like these have deep resonance for "old Geezers".

Yours,

disgusted of Renal, I mean Rednal!
by Yosser
15 Aug 2018 09:35
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 7269

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

Are the conkers ready at that unseasonably early date? Penny putting is OK no matter what the date. (Older members will understand).
by Yosser
15 Aug 2018 09:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Handicap 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1496

Re: Handicap 2018

Exciting stuff, good luck to them all.
Meanwhile I notice this is yet another competition in which I trail Anne.

"Yes dear, I am coming and yes I have got your bags"

Sorry folks, I have to go now. (Heaves sigh and exits stage right).
by Yosser
26 Jul 2018 22:58
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club 25 record (VET)
Replies: 4
Views: 613

Re: New Club 25 record (VET)

That is brilliant Simon. Those are times to be very proud of.
by Yosser
16 Jul 2018 16:36
Forum: Pro Racing
Topic: Tour de France
Replies: 11
Views: 1826

Re: Tour de France

WorcsPhil I found myself in full agreement with your comments until you likened Sunday's stage to a PJ club run. It was nowhere near the carnage of a PJ club run.
by Yosser
15 Jul 2018 20:03
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1960

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

well done the Beacon and well done Pete. Nice to see that we can rally round as a club. Many of the same names do keep coming up on the volunteer rota don't they?
by Yosser
15 Jul 2018 19:56
Forum: Pro Racing
Topic: Tour de France
Replies: 11
Views: 1826

Re: Tour de France

It has been pretty lively so far and the big GC boys haven't got going yet. We have a show including; a new superstar in Gaviria; Peter Sagan; one of the greatest athletes ever, (and he's British); the mountains about to start and all of the greats of world cycling taking part. What's not too like? ...
by Yosser
15 Jul 2018 19:27
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1915

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

Well done on making third cat Laurence. It ain't easy. I really hope the knee doesn't cause you too much trouble. Not too many Beacon members are racing at the moment.
by Yosser
15 Jul 2018 19:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT - Wed 4th July K34/10D Club 10 mile championship
Replies: 6
Views: 884

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

Hmmm, Anne coming out on top, AGAIN. Ah well.
by Yosser
15 Jul 2018 19:20
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 50 mile TT
Replies: 3
Views: 520

Re: Club 50 mile TT

It would have taken a very good ride to have beaten that time. Well done Simon.
by Yosser
13 Jul 2018 16:21
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Clothing alterations / repairs
Replies: 2
Views: 579

Re: Clothing alterations / repairs

We recently had a zip put into a brand new, never worn Bodhi skin suit. Sonia, in Rednal, did an amazing job-thoroughly recommend her. The quality of the zip was considerably better than the Bohdi one.
by Yosser
25 Jun 2018 10:54
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 2666

Re: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July

Sorry to say folks but Anne and I will be away in Guernsey. I hope you can get the number of helpers required. It is a big and active club.
by Yosser
14 Jun 2018 08:50
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Irish Mail 400kms Audax
Replies: 10
Views: 1643

Re: Irish Mail 400kms Audax

Chapeau to you all, that is quite something. Talk about a club run!
Meanwhile I shall be doing my best to push the endurance envelope next week, National sprint champs is ok but the distance race lasts over 10 mins without a pit stop.
by Yosser
10 Jun 2018 12:18
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 1957

Re: New Club Record

This is an area of some complexity. Most of the club awards are for “absolutes” awarded in gender & BC cats, some Male/Female and then Schoolboy, Junior, Senior, Vet and so on. What is missing is the absolute O/A which would NOT necessarily be the “Senior” award. This could be a simple “Beacon Champ...
by Yosser
29 May 2018 09:28
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 23rd may K36/4.5 laps WITH RESULTS
Replies: 6
Views: 1011

Re: wed 23rd may K36/4.5 laps WITH RESULTS

Blimey, those times are impressive. Good job I managed to end up "top dog" according to you Simon. The Tri side of our house doesn't quite see it that way!
by Yosser
07 May 2018 20:26
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 1957

Re: New Club Record

Now that is seriously fast. Superb Simon.
by Yosser
06 May 2018 20:09
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: sat 5th May k34/25 WITH RESULTS
Replies: 6
Views: 890

Re: sat 5th May k34/25

Ian; yep Martin should be applauded, all that and competing in the Redditch Park Run beforehand (19 mins ish Martin). I think he needs some help, anyone? Jess; that "I will pay double next time" line ranks up there with the Cheques in the post routine. Keith; Never mind continental drift, it's the e...
by Yosser
06 May 2018 20:00
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: changing Di2 Synchro shift settings in e-tube
Replies: 3
Views: 1334

Re: changing Di2 Synchro shift settings in e-tube

Let me know when you have sorted this out boys, i'm looking to upgrade from my Sturmy Archer twist grips in the very near future.(<5yrs or sooner).
by Yosser
04 May 2018 21:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Roger Shayes
Replies: 4
Views: 810

Re: Roger Shayes

I wish Roger a speedy recovery. As for the AGM attendances Tim, you have to realise that meetings were his life blood. Definitely not cut from the same cloth as most of us.
by Yosser
04 May 2018 21:32
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Another goodbye.
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: Another goodbye.

My era but struggling to remember them I'm sorry to say. Age getting to me I fear.
by Yosser
27 Apr 2018 09:14
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Dave Hughes LVRC TT Champion
Replies: 5
Views: 879

Re: Dave Hughes LVRC TT Champion

Blimey news gets around fast with you lot, I hardly told anyone! Did the event as training so I was gob-smacked to be on the podium let alone win it. I am not even doing TT’s this year! (Although I was tempted by the Silverstone event. Now that appeals but doesn’t fit in to my season’s plans). Thank...
by Yosser
25 Mar 2018 21:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 2653

Re: Club runs - 25th March

And on the "X" run to watch the LVRC Pinvin RR were; Anne Hughes John Hitchcock Jane Herrin Tony Webb Pat Hadden Ken Haddon Bob Green No points I suppose but all resplendent in club colours and some even took part in the judging! (I seem to remember when the club runs frequently went to watch the lo...
by Yosser
12 Mar 2018 08:13
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th March
Replies: 11
Views: 1974

Re: Club runs - 11th March

My word that A/B club run seems a little hectic. Main point, how is/was Andy?
by Yosser
09 Mar 2018 21:08
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 1613

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

At the moment that looks good to me this year. What sort of numbers did we get last year?
by Yosser
25 Feb 2018 16:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th Feb
Replies: 6
Views: 1559

Re: Club runs - 25th Feb

I am impressed! I couldn't raise the enthusiasm to even do a turbo session!
by Yosser
22 Feb 2018 14:20
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Velodrome
Replies: 57
Views: 6650

Re: Velodrome

The trouble with free turbos is that they would have to be cheapo's, the sort that start burning out shortly after being being purchased (or given). You know the sort Alan.
by Yosser
12 Feb 2018 09:39
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Velodrome
Replies: 57
Views: 6650

Re: Velodrome

Very true Pete. I was sitting net to Bob Barber(for seven years the Velodrome Cycling Manager at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester, and previously the Competition Director for British Cycling) at the BC awards dinner on Sat night. He also said that although very heavily used, the centre loses ...
by Yosser
11 Feb 2018 16:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th February
Replies: 15
Views: 3000

Re: Club runs - 11th February

D.C., Is that a wheel build FROM Vince or FOR Vince?