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by rdleaper
06 Dec 2020 15:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30

Wilvo wrote:
06 Dec 2020 12:36
So sorry everyone, despite me starting to get ready at 7am I still managed to miss you by 2 minutes apparently 😟
Unlucky, Will. That sounds familiar!
by rdleaper
06 Dec 2020 15:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30

laurence_cooley wrote:
06 Dec 2020 15:46
Glad to hear you're OK, Richard. It's lucky that happened on a club run rather than a solo ride!
Thanks Laurence - and yes it was, on both counts! Although I might have carried on cautiously with one brake.
by rdleaper
06 Dec 2020 11:15
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30

Well that was all unexpectedly dramatic! For those as yet unaware, about 17 miles in I stopped with a mechanical, as my entire front brake came away from the frame! Stopping meant that the feeling came back in my fingers - along with that familiar intense pain. Although this time it appears to have ...
by rdleaper
03 Dec 2020 21:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1241

Re: B Run Burst - 45 miles Sun 6th December 08:30

I'd like to come along if that's OK Phil :-)
by rdleaper
01 Nov 2020 21:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Sunday 1st November 08:30 45 miles non stop at 15mph (B run)
Replies: 15
Views: 1582

Re: Sunday 1st November 08:30 45 miles non stop at 15mph (B run)

Thanks again Phil! Just a brief chain-off incident for me - well there had to be something :roll:
by rdleaper
04 Oct 2020 18:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: RIDE FULL Sunday 4th October B run 15/16mph! Meet at 8.30 to leave at 8.45
Replies: 13
Views: 1420

Re: RIDE FULL Sunday 4th October B run 15/16mph! Meet at 8.30 to leave at 8.45

Thanks for leading, Gemma! A trip to Hockley Heath and most of the Tidbury Star Strava segment got me my 100km (just).
by rdleaper
03 Oct 2020 12:24
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: RIDE FULL Sunday 4th October B run 15/16mph! Meet at 8.30 to leave at 8.45
Replies: 13
Views: 1420

Re: Sunday 4th October B run 15/16mph! Meet at 8.30 to leave at 8.45

I'll give it a go if that's OK? A day for wet weather gear, I fear.
by rdleaper
25 Sep 2020 08:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Sunday 27 September B/C ride to Harvington - RIDE FULL
Replies: 11
Views: 1168

Re: Sunday 27 September B/C ride to Harvington

Ah. As per FB post last night, am I OK to join?
by rdleaper
30 Jul 2020 17:26
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: K33/10s results 29/7/2020
Replies: 5
Views: 1103

Re: K33/10s results 29/7/2020

George wrote:
30 Jul 2020 12:26
Amazing times.
Agreed!
by rdleaper
26 Jul 2020 07:52
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Sun 26th July 9:30 BH; Upper Arley, 50 miles; B (15 mph)
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: Sun 26th July 9:30 BH; Upper Arley, 50 miles; B (15 mph)

Sorry but legs are still tired from Friday, so I think it's best I don't. 2 places free if there are any other late takers.
by rdleaper
24 Jul 2020 08:20
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Kit Order Poll
Replies: 20
Views: 2748

Re: New Kit Order Poll

Hi Stuart

Thanks for doing this. Unfortunately, whilst I could do with a replacement pair of Beacon bibshorts, £75 is just too expensive for me to justify.
by rdleaper
26 Jan 2020 19:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 26th January
Replies: 14
Views: 3922

Re: Club Runs - 26th January

On the Beacon B burst today David Bowen Roger Cutler Neil Evanson Anthony Featherstone Shaun Jackson Gemma Johnson Neil Orchard (leading) Jon Sadler Big Beacon welcome to Anthony and Shaun on their first club runs, hope to see you both again! Cheers everyone. Would have loved to come along but got ...
by rdleaper
08 Nov 2019 13:20
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 44386

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

OK so I'm stupidly late again :roll: :oops:

£19.80 sent via PayPal just now. Will you be coming to the next Beacon meal Stu? Otherwise I could pop round yours sometime for the kit?

Thanks
by rdleaper
15 Sep 2019 08:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th September
Replies: 13
Views: 4645

Re: Club runs - 15th September

Sorry but I can't lead a Beacon Burst today, bloomin' infected insect bites! Jon Sadler knows but pass on to anyone else planning to come. Thanks
by rdleaper
13 Sep 2019 22:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th September
Replies: 13
Views: 4645

Re: Club runs - 15th September

Hi all I'm looking to do a hilly training ride on Sunday but could make it a "Beacon Burst" club run if there's enough interest? If so, it'll be 3 hours or so BH to BH (9:00 for 9:15 start) via Gay Hill, Danzey Green, Lickeys and Clent/Waseleys. 14-15 mph average expected but at pace of the slowest ...
by rdleaper
26 Aug 2019 17:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 25th August
Replies: 14
Views: 4848

Re: CLUB RUNS - 25th August

On today's Bank Holiday Monday possibly club run, possibly not were:

Richard Leaper (L)
Barry Evans

Food and drinks at Colliers superb as ever, as was the weather (if a little warm).
by rdleaper
24 Aug 2019 21:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 25th August
Replies: 14
Views: 4848

Re: CLUB RUNS - 25th August

If anyone prefers a Monday ride (or both days), I'll be heading to my favourite haunt of the Colliers Farm Shop and Café at Clows Top; usual route out via Bewdley and Button Oak amd back via Dunley and Stourport. Happy to make it a club ride, A/B pace (15-16 mph but hilly).
by rdleaper
27 Jun 2019 13:19
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 26th June K32/20 club handicap competition WITH RESULTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3072

Re: wed 26th June K32/20 club handicap competition

Hi all

I think my handicap time should be 47 minutes, as it was my first 20-miler.

Thanks
by rdleaper
20 Jun 2019 13:06
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 19th June K36/4.5 WITH RESULTS
Replies: 5
Views: 2317

Re: wed 19th June K36/4.5 WITH RESULTS

Thanks Martin, Richard and Keith.
by rdleaper
19 Jun 2019 20:10
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Janet Kelly Memorial Beacon RCC Open 10 mile TT - 15th June 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 3370

Re: Janet Kelly Handicap results

Hi Simon - I've not done a Beacon 10-miler before so I think something's gone a bit funny with my handicap - could you look into it?

Thanks :)
by rdleaper
04 Jun 2019 22:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 9th June
Replies: 15
Views: 6115

Re: Club Runs - 9th June

This looks suspiciously unlike a post about time trials? :wink:
by rdleaper
28 May 2019 13:13
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 26th May
Replies: 19
Views: 7245

Re: Club runs - 26th May

Due to lowish numbers at the BH, the decision was made to combine the A and B rides. So we started with 10 heading to the Den cafe at Stanford Bridge, but quickly became 7 due to mechanicals. Hope those affected managed to get back ok. Matt Hale Claire Fudge Phil Gameson Richard Leaper Neil Orchard...
by rdleaper
28 May 2019 07:41
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED
Replies: 12
Views: 4186

Re: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED

Do you know what days these are Keith? Would be good to get some midweek practice in :)
by rdleaper
20 May 2019 23:23
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 44386

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Oops looks like I'm a bit late with payment :oops:

£19.80 now paid via bank transfer.
by rdleaper
20 May 2019 17:57
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED
Replies: 12
Views: 4186

Re: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED

Yes K1 might be possible for me but not K34.
by rdleaper
17 May 2019 08:59
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED
Replies: 12
Views: 4186

Re: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED

I'd favour a 10 over a 25, given this one's 9 miles long.
by rdleaper
01 Apr 2019 23:13
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: sat 30th march K37/6G 2laps WITH RESULTS
Replies: 7
Views: 3057

Re: sat 30th march K37/6G 2laps WITH RESULTS

Thanks Simon. That 39:29 included a mechanical! My best time was 37:13 I think, from 2012, which of course doesn't count here.
by rdleaper
31 Mar 2019 16:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st March
Replies: 22
Views: 7628

Re: Club runs - 31st March

Thanks. A work stand would come in handy!
by rdleaper
31 Mar 2019 14:18
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st March
Replies: 22
Views: 7628

Re: Club runs - 31st March

Currently on the train back home. My (presumably misaligned) rear derailleur caught a spoke and got ripped clean off *...) Despite Si Woodward's best efforts, my bike didn't work as a fixie, so a walk/roll into Bewdley and then public transport was the best I could manage. Hope the rest of the ride ...
by rdleaper
30 Mar 2019 23:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st March
Replies: 22
Views: 7628

Re: Club runs - 31st March

by rdleaper
29 Mar 2019 21:01
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st March
Replies: 22
Views: 7628

Re: Club runs - 31st March

Following some gentle encouragement from Mr Woodward, I'll lead a ride to Clows Top. The route out is a hilly one via Bewdley, Button Oak and Cleobury Mortimer. On the way back, we'll go via Heightington and Stourport. I'll post a route if I can. It's a hilly one with arrival time around 11:30-11:45...
by rdleaper
29 Mar 2019 19:19
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: sat 30th march K37/6G 2laps WITH RESULTS
Replies: 7
Views: 3057

Re: sat 30th march K37/6G 2laps

And remember it's £4 to enter :)
by rdleaper
22 Mar 2019 19:55
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 44386

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Hi Stu

I ordered a large jersey, not a medium.

Thanks,
Richard
by rdleaper
20 Feb 2019 21:49
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 44386

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Robert Wade wrote:
10 Feb 2019 23:35
Hi, if we get the numbers I’ll have a Men’s S/S VERO PRO Jersey in Large.
I'd like the same please - thanks Stu.
by rdleaper
18 Feb 2019 08:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th February
Replies: 11
Views: 4976

Re: Club Runs - 24th February

Only because the 11th rider on the B didn't put his name down!
by rdleaper
10 Feb 2019 20:23
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Club TT event dates 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 6089

Re: proposed Beacon Club TT event dates 2019

Is there a TT on 12 June?
by rdleaper
02 Feb 2019 17:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 3rd February
Replies: 14
Views: 5538

Re: Club Runs - 3rd February

If anyone has any suggestions please let me know, otherwise it might be Worcester Country Park, but a different route to 2 weeks ago. I'll include the destination and possibly route sometime on Saturday. I was going to suggest Worcester garden centre as a bit of variation. A38 not the most exciting...
by rdleaper
20 Jan 2019 13:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club run scores at end of December 2018 (3 months gone)
Replies: 2
Views: 2052

Re: Club run scores at end of December 2018 (3 months gone)

Just to say I got Nick's name totally wrong - it's not Bresslan, it's Barrand. Thanks
by rdleaper
13 Jan 2019 20:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 13th January
Replies: 13
Views: 5216

Re: Club runs - 13th January

On the lovely fast ride out to Wellsbourne and the slower windy ride back not helped by my chain snapping (cheers Alan and Pete for the mechanical help and James for providing the chain tool) were Simon Turner leading Paul Johnson Alan Weaver Alistair Hey Pete Marshall James Tate Richard Leaper Si ...
by rdleaper
05 Jan 2019 12:49
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: TT Calendar 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 1484

Re: TT Calendar 2019

Yes I need to plan my running and potentially holidays around the TTs soon :)
by rdleaper
30 Dec 2018 15:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 30th December
Replies: 8
Views: 3834

Re: Club Runs - 30th December

On today's B-jou Run to Clows Top were: Richard Leaper (L) Brett Henshaw Small but perfectly formed, perhaps? A tough 34-mile route out meant a late arrival; that coupled with a long café stop meant we got back to BH at about 2:50. Given the 5000ft of climbing - should have known Nick Shenton's rout...
by rdleaper
27 Dec 2018 11:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 30th December
Replies: 8
Views: 3834

Re: Club Runs - 30th December

If anyone has a .fit file for a route to Clows Top that I can access, I could lead a B ride there.
by rdleaper
05 Nov 2018 22:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: The great reunion
Replies: 15
Views: 5308

Re: The great reunion

Simon Woodward wrote:
28 Oct 2018 14:42
Oscar, There's often an awful lot of tosh written on forums and I'm just as guilty as everyone else. But sometimes a little gem comes along that warms the heart and rekindles your faith in human kind.
Thank you.
Well said; I totally agree.