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by CakeStop
22 Sep 2018 21:44
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Congratulations to Anne Hughes
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Congratulations to Anne Hughes

Congratulations Anne - what an amazing year!
by CakeStop
19 Sep 2018 20:53
Forum: Cycling Commercials
Topic: London to Paris Ride
Replies: 0
Views: 69

London to Paris Ride

The club has received details of this ride but there are a number of others on the web site:

https://www.globaladventurechallenges.c ... -bike-ride
by CakeStop
15 Sep 2018 21:10
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Does the club mind if I re-join...?
Replies: 17
Views: 1199

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

Welcome back again John, whichever jersey you happen to be wearing!
by CakeStop
26 Aug 2018 19:14
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: 85 at 85.
Replies: 11
Views: 381

Re: 85 at 85.

That's the spirit Oscar, congratulations, keep on pedaling.
by CakeStop
22 Aug 2018 17:52
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Paris - Brest - Paris 2019?
Replies: 4
Views: 281

Re: Paris - Brest - Paris 2019?

Bit here (with an unfortunate ending) of Eddie Sumner's 2011 attempt viewtopic.php?f=6&t=4199
by CakeStop
31 Jul 2018 20:35
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2748

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

I believe there is a small stock of jerseys too, intended particularly for new members. This order is mainly intended for specific requirements or where we don't have the size required. It would probably be helpful for folks to state size of jersey required so Stu can at least advise whether he migh...
by CakeStop
19 Jul 2018 19:19
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1309

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

What a nightmare, so many different settings which can override each other. Not sure whether I've fixed it, could you try again please.
by CakeStop
19 Jul 2018 19:13
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1309

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

It would be great if attachments could be made here, but unfortunately I seem to be blocked from doing this by admim. Could that be fixed as I sent out documents to everyone using the BC system but would have liked to put it here as well. You take things too personally Pete. I think I can see what ...
by CakeStop
15 Jul 2018 20:20
Forum: Pro Racing
Topic: Tour de France
Replies: 11
Views: 581

Re: Tour de France

Yosser wrote:
15 Jul 2018 19:56
I will enjoy it for what it is, an amazing cycling spectacle.
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by CakeStop
12 Jul 2018 20:08
Forum: Pro Racing
Topic: Tour de France
Replies: 11
Views: 581

Re: Tour de France

Hi Les. Yes, mainly just watching highlights or catching the last 20km live. Particularly enjoyed the end of today's stage.
by CakeStop
08 Jul 2018 18:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Request for help at 50 mile TT
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Request for help at 50 mile TT

Dear Club Secretaries and Contacts, In my endeavours to keep the discipline of time trialling healthy in the Midland District I took on organisation of the only remaining open 50 mile time trial last year. This year I am promoting it on behalf of the Midland District Committee on the 15th of July. T...
by CakeStop
19 Jun 2018 22:10
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 1974

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Photo of one of the teams courtesy of Geoff Bell, Amersham RCC https://scontent.flhr2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/35654398_10214567378330494_8184424176711368704_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=AeG39ov37MG88eW5RdlDpufvwTploqb3RPGAOcB93pfY9ciDMdXQ-WbKxRogla3h_85LyamlJD-Y1tj1cFxoUGazn8Q8CRu2CyP4Ofm50hocdA&_nc_pt...
by CakeStop
25 May 2018 19:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th May
Replies: 12
Views: 1024

Re: Club runs - 27th May

The links to the routes I was considering on the Club Runs Database are no longer working... I've uploaded club run route gpx files to the new web site so most should be working again now. I spotted some ridewithgps links that no longer work and have deleted some but haven't checked all yet (some s...
by CakeStop
22 May 2018 21:56
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1270

Re: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March

Good point thanks George - I've now redirected that address.
by CakeStop
21 May 2018 19:05
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1270

Re: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March

I don't think much has been sold recently George but Stuart White is the best person to contact for all club kit matters.
by CakeStop
20 May 2018 20:13
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin advice
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: Garmin advice

Maybe carry one of those back-up phone batteries in case you have a long day or can't charge every night. Given a good one will charge a phone a few times I should imagine a Garmin would be no more hungry.
by CakeStop
07 May 2018 18:44
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 891

Re: New Club Record

Well done Si. I've amended the old site page so it's up to date when it's added to the new site.

http://www.beaconrcc.org.uk/old_site/re ... erans.html
by CakeStop
29 Mar 2018 17:37
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club kit order - deadline 31 March
Replies: 26
Views: 1764

Re: Club kit order - deadline 31 March

It's really not clear on the Bodhi web site and, being confused myself and thinking that the golden eye wasn't the most relaxed fit of the range (red eye is described as "QUALITY AND COMFORT" whereas golden eye as "PERFECT FIT FOR EVERY BODY") I queried why the most relaxed fit was not being offered...
by CakeStop
14 Mar 2018 20:30
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1270

Re: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March

Here's an approximate list of existing stock. This doesn't include the stock that was at the AGM (but not sold that evening) so there will be some additional items / sizes on top of these. I'm also not absolutely sure about the Bodhi / Giordana mix, some that I've put Giordana might actually be Bodh...
by CakeStop
12 Mar 2018 19:56
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1270

Re: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March

The chap from Bodhi recommended just offering the least expensive shorts which given they had the same pad as the more expensive ones seemed to make sense. If any order is split across different types of shorts it'll just make them all more expensive. Anyway, I guess if folks have a preference for s...
by CakeStop
03 Feb 2018 21:01
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 4th February
Replies: 25
Views: 2606

Re: Club runs - 4th February

It's as close as we get to the flatlands Hutch.
by CakeStop
20 Jan 2018 14:01
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 6122

Re: Club Kit Discussion

Here's a link to the stock list from a few months ago, a few items have been sold since then so it's not entirely up to date...

http://www.beaconrcc.org.uk/resources/b ... 171031.pdf
by CakeStop
17 Jan 2018 18:44
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 6122

Re: Club Kit Discussion

I have a fairly up to date stock list including sizes from Andy's stocktake at the end of October. I'll publish that during the next few days subject to the understanding that a few items have been sold during the last couple of months. There's no secrecy about this subject but we're waiting for the...
by CakeStop
11 Dec 2017 19:33
Forum: Cycling Commercials
Topic: Physiological performance tests
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Physiological performance tests

Dear Beacon Roads Cycling Club My name’s Thomas Bridge and I’m emailing from the Birmingham University Performance Centre. With Birmingham potentially hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games we are currently offering local cycling clubs a special deal on group bookings for physiological performance test...
by CakeStop
05 Dec 2017 21:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: New cafe suggestions
Replies: 92
Views: 12440

Clive's Fruit Farm (Upton upon Severn)

Hello, it’s Heather from The Cafe at Clives Fruit Farm In Upton upon Severn at the foot of the Malvern Hills! I’m writing to remind you that we’re open all year round and to tell you that I have some super offers for tired cyclists in need of refreshment and replenishment We seem to be on many cycle...
by CakeStop
04 Dec 2017 23:12
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Jeff Gould
Replies: 8
Views: 928

Re: Jeff Gould

I'm very sorry to read of the loss of your father. We still have the images previously displayed in the photo archive on our web site and propose to add these back to our recently redesigned site in due course. In the meantime, if you wish to download a copy of the images including your father and m...
by CakeStop
30 Nov 2017 14:59
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Web Site Redesign
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: Club Web Site Redesign

The new design has no gone live.
by CakeStop
27 Nov 2017 22:07
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Web Site Redesign
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Club Web Site Redesign

Thanks to a great deal of hard work by Robin Kirkham, a redesigned club web site will be launched soon. In addition to continuing to portray the club as lively, friendly and broad-based the main objectives have been to adopt a modern design which is mobile device friendly and which can be updated di...
by CakeStop
14 Nov 2017 21:01
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: John Landreth
Replies: 4
Views: 681

Re: John Landreth

Here's a photo that John's daughter found in his collection
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by CakeStop
13 Nov 2017 21:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: John Landreth
Replies: 4
Views: 681

Re: John Landreth

John's daughter has been in touch to extend a welcome to any members who wish to attend his funeral on Monday 20th November at 11am at Robin Hood Crematorium and afterwards at Hall Green Home Guard Club, 21a Doveridge Road, Birmingham B28 0LS. Julie said that her father enjoyed looking at the Archiv...
by CakeStop
02 Nov 2017 00:21
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Anne Hughes # collarbone
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Anne Hughes # collarbone

Bad luck Anne, spooky we were only talking about the possibility of falling while running only last week, good job you had your running helmet on. I think you deserve a well earned rest until after Christmas but hope you mend soon.
by CakeStop
31 Oct 2017 20:40
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Dave Hughes LVRC National Track Champion
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: Dave Hughes LVRC National Track Champion

Impressive stuff, congratulations Dave.
by CakeStop
18 Oct 2017 17:01
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1159

Re: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner

I've added another link to Helen's message which seems to have worked ok but I've left the original to see if I can work out what went wrong.
by CakeStop
16 Oct 2017 20:29
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB
Replies: 16
Views: 2347

Re: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB

That was everything I hoped it would be and nothing that I feared it could be. Very respectful and touching, almost without exception motorists seemed to know what was going on and pulled over and waited respectfully even when there wasn't a police motorcyclist in their face. Kudos to WM Police for ...
by CakeStop
12 Oct 2017 23:52
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB
Replies: 16
Views: 2347

Re: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB

Hels147 wrote:
12 Oct 2017 20:21
I'm going. For me, it's not as much about the protest element, its more the rememberance of cyclists who've lost their life on the roads.
Me too, which is why I hope the protest doesn't take over and overshadow the remembrance.
by CakeStop
12 Oct 2017 17:43
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB
Replies: 16
Views: 2347

Re: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB

I'm planning on attending if I can make it. I've always been a bit uneasy about CM style rides but I'm minded to make an exception in this case, I can always peel off if I'm uncomfortable with the way it's developing. I possibly haven't kept fully abreast of the facts but I feel some disquiet about ...
by CakeStop
09 Oct 2017 16:03
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: How do you find the time?!?
Replies: 10
Views: 994

Re: How do you find the time?!?

Embrace the good times while they last, they'll be over before you know it leaving plenty of time for cycling when you have nothing better to do.
by CakeStop
27 Sep 2017 11:15
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Claims for Beacon Trophies
Replies: 9
Views: 1064

Re: Claims for Beacon Trophies

Tim wrote:
26 Sep 2017 23:47
Can I nominate Claire Dignon for touring champion? 2500 unsupported miles so far on her tour across America and Mexico.
I'd second that. I don't know what tours may have been completed by others but Claire's Facebook updates are inspirational reading.
by CakeStop
26 Sep 2017 21:35
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 4341

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

Contemporary British people seem to be unable to do any activity unless it's organised for them, packaged, processed and sold to them. That'll explain why a few lucky Brits join the many tens of thousands of Italians, French etc riding countless highly regarded Gran Fondos in mainland Europe each y...
by CakeStop
18 Sep 2017 22:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 1st October Ebrington Cakefest
Replies: 0
Views: 424

1st October Ebrington Cakefest

The Club has received news of this annual event. I've visited a couple of times in a personal unable to resist the call of cake capacity, I think but not sure last time there were cold sandwiches as well as cake (of which there was a great deal).... A quick reminder that your club is invited on the ...
by CakeStop
16 Aug 2017 16:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Eroica run (+C run?) 27/8/17
Replies: 9
Views: 1136

Re: Eroica run (+C run?) 27/8/17

Might be worth confirming the cafe is open George, I noticed a post a few weeks ago stating it was closed but it was unclear whether it meant on a particular date or permanently.
by CakeStop
16 Aug 2017 16:41
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Disc brake wheels for commuting?!
Replies: 9
Views: 1809

Re: Disc brake wheels for commuting?!

As if by magic, Wiggle now have the new Mavic Tubeless wheel/tyre systems in stock.
by CakeStop
27 Jul 2017 19:05
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: New Message Board Platform
Replies: 17
Views: 1756

Re: New Message Board Platform

I've reindexed everything now, search results go back to 2007. Thanks for the heads-up on this.
by CakeStop
27 Jul 2017 09:35
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: New Message Board Platform
Replies: 17
Views: 1756

Re: New Message Board Platform

There's probably an admin function somewhere to rebuild the search index so it includes stuff from before the upgrade. I thought I'd done that but will have a look when I get chance.
by CakeStop
18 Jul 2017 21:07
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Reporting potholes
Replies: 10
Views: 973

Re: Reporting potholes

The bad patch that I reported was fixed towards the end of last week :)
by CakeStop
08 Jul 2017 21:43
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: XC Mountain-biking
Replies: 3
Views: 457

Re: XC Mountain-biking

Thanks for your interest in Beacon Roads Cycling Club Axell. Hopefully some of our members who also enjoy MTB will be able to advise.
by CakeStop
05 Jul 2017 07:55
Forum: Pro Racing
Topic: Tour SPOILER
Replies: 14
Views: 1582

Re: Tour SPOILER

I reckon the contact was with the shoulder as Sagan naturally rocked from side to side and that the elbow came out for balance after the contact and as Cav was already on the way down.
by CakeStop
04 Jul 2017 21:42
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Cyclocross Training
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: Cyclocross Training

Thanks for this Nick. Plenty of variety on that lap but mercifully no mud yet. I'd recommend this if anybody else is interested. Here's the route within the park. I just did the one full lap, Nic and Ade did three. http://www.bikehike.co.uk/mapview.php?lnk=http://www.beaconrcc.org.uk/resources/route...
by CakeStop
02 Jul 2017 12:10
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Reporting potholes
Replies: 10
Views: 973

Re: Reporting potholes

Sorry to raise hopes, they only relaid the bit around the island at Bells Lane (I don't recall it being a problem). They have at least put some paint marks around the bad patch that I and presumably others reported and one or two other holes.