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by laurence_cooley
13 Oct 2018 11:15
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Strava question
Replies: 20
Views: 324

Re: Strava question

Andy Terry wrote:
12 Oct 2018 18:37
Would anyone notice or really care if we stopped giving kudos to each other?
Kudos to that idea!
by laurence_cooley
11 Oct 2018 12:47
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Resignation of the President
Replies: 12
Views: 320

Re: Resignation of the President

As well as echoing what people have said above, I feel that I should also point out for those who might not be aware that for almost a year now, Dave has also been covering the post of club chairperson, because no one came forward to take that role at the last AGM. It would be great to fill the chai...
by laurence_cooley
08 Oct 2018 11:32
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 master's world championships, L.A.
Replies: 4
Views: 119

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

Here's the coverage of the final (should start at the correct point, but if not then it's at 4:44:00 into the video): https://youtu.be/cfsBTM8JBpw?t=17045.
by laurence_cooley
06 Oct 2018 13:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 7th October
Replies: 23
Views: 858

Re: Club runs - 7th October

Thanks, Pete. I've updated the Facebook page post accordingly. Carolyn Clegg has also offered to lead a C run - destination TBA.
by laurence_cooley
04 Oct 2018 11:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: 2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Alberto Recchioni wrote:
01 Oct 2018 21:17
Hi,
Is there any veggy menu available ?
In the past, there's always been a vegetarian option for each course.
by laurence_cooley
01 Oct 2018 13:26
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Claims for Beacon Trophies 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: Claims for Beacon Trophies 2018

GavPass wrote:
01 Oct 2018 12:04
Do we still have the criteria available for the awards? I remember seeing some information last year
Yes we do: http://beaconrcc.org.uk/wp-content/uplo ... ophies.pdf.
by laurence_cooley
08 Sep 2018 17:37
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

I've ordered my jersey and bibs in medium.
by laurence_cooley
07 Sep 2018 18:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 2926

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

Is the HC on Sunday only open to club members? If it isn’t then how much for none beacon riders. Got a friend asking It's open to non-Beacon members too, for the same price (£3). Technically, I think you have to be a member of a CTT-affiliated club for insurance purposes, but there's some rule abou...
by laurence_cooley
06 Sep 2018 08:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

George wrote:
05 Sep 2018 12:07
Has the ordering window now closed?
It should be open until Sunday, George.
by laurence_cooley
31 Aug 2018 18:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

When I tried the Bodhi kit on before the last order, I found it to be similar in sizing to the old Giordana kit - and other brands' non-club kit that I own. I'm usually a medium and I'm going for medium with Bodhi.
by laurence_cooley
26 Aug 2018 20:23
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: 85 at 85.
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: 85 at 85.

Happy birthday, Oscar! I hope you're now beginning the training for 90 at 90.
by laurence_cooley
23 Aug 2018 09:17
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

How do I access the page to look at the kit! Can’t remeber what fit I want. :) Details of the three fits are available here , although I assumed that Stuart was planning to keep the order to one of those to keep it simple (not sure which one though, because the prices above are cheaper than the pre...
by laurence_cooley
21 Aug 2018 16:13
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Cinema - A Race to the End, Time Trial
Replies: 9
Views: 406

Re: Cinema - A Race to the End, Time Trial

I'll join you for dinner please, Chris.
by laurence_cooley
11 Aug 2018 11:49
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 2926

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

JessRJ wrote:
11 Aug 2018 10:42
Is that the same day as Beacon CX round?
It seems so. I think Redditch set the date for the CX, so it's hard to avoid clashes, but it might make it a bit difficult when it comes to having enough volunteers for both events.
by laurence_cooley
08 Aug 2018 21:38
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Cinema - A Race to the End, Time Trial
Replies: 9
Views: 406

Re: Cinema - A Race to the End, Time Trial

I got a ticket for the 5th too. I accidentally paid for a senior ticket (thinking it was a bike race, obviously, before realising that meant 60/65+), so if anyone needs a senior ticket and wants to buy me a regular adult one, let me know!
by laurence_cooley
06 Aug 2018 11:03
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Cinema - A Race to the End, Time Trial
Replies: 9
Views: 406

Re: Cinema - A Race to the End, Time Trial

I need to check my diary, but hope to join you.
by laurence_cooley
31 Jul 2018 11:36
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

Hi, I’m a new club member wondering if I missed this kit order? If not does anyone know the prices I can’t see a price list and as the comments in this thread mentioned, the link doesn’t seem to work. Thanks, Neil. I don't think it's too late, but Stu is currently doing the Transcontinental Race, s...
by laurence_cooley
29 Jul 2018 22:06
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Cycling in Croatia (Split)?
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Cycling in Croatia (Split)?

Apart from a bit of friendly bartering over accommodation prices (which is only if you try to find somewhere on arrival, in any case), I can't say I recognise Les's experience myself, and have found people to be very generous hosts all over former Yugoslavia. I certainly didn't meet anyone on the Cr...
by laurence_cooley
28 Jul 2018 21:03
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Cycling in Croatia (Split)?
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Cycling in Croatia (Split)?

I've not cycled in Croatia, but I spent three or four months there a decade ago, and the roads didn't strike me as particularly dangerous. I can't remember seeing many cyclists about then, but it seems to be an increasingly popular touring destination now. My concern in Dalmatia would be that the co...
by laurence_cooley
24 Jul 2018 10:30
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club 25 record (VET)
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: New Club 25 record (VET)

Well done, Simon. I've updated the records page: http://beaconrcc.org.uk/about/time-trial-club-records/.
by laurence_cooley
19 Jul 2018 12:48
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

Hi Can I just confirm that this stil going on tonight and we are still required? ive just checked on the british cycling website and it doesn metion us at all in the club listings. thanks I've not heard otherwise, so I presume it's on. We're the supporting club rather than the organising one, so th...
by laurence_cooley
15 Jul 2018 10:26
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

Sorry did I read you've made 3rd cat? Congrats!! Good effort after crashing early in the season. You join an elite bunch of Beacon 3rd Cats 8) Most of the existing 3rd cats seem to have either got promoted to 2nd cat or retired, though! The best thing about finally getting the points is that I can ...
by laurence_cooley
14 Jul 2018 21:02
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

I'm away for the remaining rounds of the league, unfortunately. There are a couple of 3/4 road races in the East Midlands, which I might travel for, and Royal Leamington Spa are organising one in early September, although I think I might be away with work for that as well. :-( There's another race a...
by laurence_cooley
14 Jul 2018 20:29
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

You'll get that 3rd cat in no time! A couple of OK results at Curborough and 8th at MK Bowl two weeks ago left my needing just two points, which I narrowly missed out on last week, but I made sure with 5th place there this week. About time, too. I'm having a bit of a break now before hopefully doin...
by laurence_cooley
13 Jul 2018 08:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

jdtate101 wrote:
13 Jul 2018 08:12
Can I have a XL Jersey in (Red Eye) the Black CX colours.
As far as I know, the black design hasn't been set up with Bodhi.
by laurence_cooley
12 Jul 2018 20:21
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

Medium shorts please, Stu, and I'll take a medium jersey while we're at it, too.
by laurence_cooley
07 Jul 2018 17:50
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Mavic Road Pro shoes
Replies: 0
Views: 143

Mavic Road Pro shoes

I'm selling a pair of white Mavic Road Pro shoes in size 43 1/3 (UK 9). I bought these a while back as summer shoes, but after one outdoor and one turbo ride, decided that they were slightly too small for me. They're like new and even still have the tags. I can't remember exactly how much I paid for...
by laurence_cooley
04 Jul 2018 15:22
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 70
Views: 2724

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

I'd like some shorts if this happens.
by laurence_cooley
25 Jun 2018 13:33
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

We seem to have got out of the habit of reporting race results, but in the meantime John and Gavin have both made it to 2nd cat, which, having seen them race a few times this year, is very well deserved in both cases. After a few near misses and another crash at MK Bowl, I got 9th there a couple of ...
by laurence_cooley
20 Jun 2018 07:53
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 793

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

Yes, there's no pre-entry system, so you can just turn up on the day (although I know Adrian would like to get an idea of numbers in advance, so posting here is good).
by laurence_cooley
18 Jun 2018 10:12
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Janet Kelly 10 mile TT Sun 17 June 8.00 -11.00
Replies: 9
Views: 658

Re: Janet Kelly 10 mile TT Sun 17 June 8.00 -11.00

laurence_cooley wrote:
18 Jun 2018 09:37
Are the provisional results available, so that I can post them on the website?
Ignore that - I've just seen that the confirmed results have already been published on the CTT website. Although do we have the full category results too?
by laurence_cooley
18 Jun 2018 09:37
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Janet Kelly 10 mile TT Sun 17 June 8.00 -11.00
Replies: 9
Views: 658

Re: Janet Kelly 10 mile TT Sun 17 June 8.00 -11.00

Well done to everyone involved yesterday. Are the provisional results available, so that I can post them on the website?
by laurence_cooley
11 Jun 2018 07:47
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: New Club Record

I've removed the duplicate entry of Ruth's record, leaving the vets one in place. If anyone wants to construct overall and/or more differentiated vets record tables, I'd be happy to add them.
by laurence_cooley
08 Jun 2018 09:01
Forum: Cycling Commercials
Topic: Global Cycling Camps
Replies: 0
Views: 114

Global Cycling Camps

Message from Mark Colbourne (2012 Paralympic Games gold medallist): I am contacting all UK based Cycling Clubs to personally introduce to them my exclusive cycling camps which kick off in Portugal and Spain in Spring 2019. I have set up these warm weather camps to share my extensive experience with ...
by laurence_cooley
04 Jun 2018 15:16
Forum: Cycling Commercials
Topic: WRCC Cycle Sportive 40 and 75 (formerly Barrie Williams), 22 July 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 115

WRCC Cycle Sportive 40 and 75 (formerly Barrie Williams), 22 July 2018

Wolverhampton Racing Club have been in touch with details of their 40 and 75-mile sportives, which take place on 22 July starting in Pattingham, Staffordshire. Full details here: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/event ... e-Sportive.
by laurence_cooley
29 May 2018 20:54
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Important: New LMTT organiser sought from 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 276

Important: New LMTT organiser sought from 2020

After discussion at the last committee meeting, Dave has asked me to post the following about the LMTT. If anyone is interested in taking this on, or would just like to find out more about what the role entails, please contact Dave at the address below. LITTLE MOUNTAIN TIME TRIAL ORGANISER SUCCESSIO...
by laurence_cooley
27 May 2018 21:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th May
Replies: 12
Views: 1019

Re: Club runs - 27th May

To be fair, Towcester in the rain did sound dangerous. :lol: #pronunciationjokes

I was out early and saw John Hitchcock near Earlswood as I was making my way home. I thought at the time that he might be trying to meet up with the Warwick group.
by laurence_cooley
27 May 2018 21:28
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: New Club Record

"Ruth Eyles 12/07/2009 RTTC Championship 4:04:01" appears both under Senior (18-39) Women and under Veteran (40+) Women. I don't know how old Ruth was when she did that fantastic ride, but it has to be in one category or the other, surely? Given that she's credited with a vets' 10-mile record the m...
by laurence_cooley
27 May 2018 20:02
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: New Club Record

JessRJ wrote:
27 May 2018 19:46
Thanks Laurence :) could you please put my 100mile record on there as well when you have a minute - 3.59.27 in this event: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-results/15834

Thanks!
Done!
by laurence_cooley
27 May 2018 19:28
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: New Club Record

I've now created a page for the club records: http://beaconrcc.org.uk/about/time-trial-club-records/ . Sorry that it took a while, but my initial attempt to just copy and paste everything from the old category pages didn't work very well, so I had to re-do most of it from scratch. Any problems, let ...
by laurence_cooley
22 May 2018 08:52
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Janet Kelly 10 mile TT Sun 17 June 8.00 -11.00
Replies: 9
Views: 658

Re: Janet Kelly 10 mile TT Sun 17 June 8.00 -11.00

Can you put me down for pushing off, Dave??
by laurence_cooley
20 May 2018 21:50
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin advice
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re: Garmin advice

Simon Woodward wrote:
20 May 2018 21:03
I was surprised to find that some Garmins don't have mapping and those that do you have to purchase the maps. Is that really correct?
I've never had one with full mapping, but I think people tend to download and use free OpenStreetMap maps rather than pay for the Garmin ones.
by laurence_cooley
18 May 2018 16:33
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin advice
Replies: 8
Views: 453

Re: Garmin advice

I think you will be very lucky to get 10 hrs on a single charge from any Garmin Edge, other than perhaps the very latest models, if you are using them for anything other than just recording a gps trace of your ride. I managed to get to Weston and back on a single charge of a 500, with the backlight...
by laurence_cooley
18 May 2018 13:45
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Dudley Grand Prix
Replies: 1
Views: 167

Re: Dudley Grand Prix

I would have been interested if I had more experience riding the track. It sounded like a good event last year.
by laurence_cooley
08 May 2018 11:11
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club kit order - deadline 31 March
Replies: 26
Views: 1756

Re: Club kit order - deadline 31 March

It was supposed to be six weeks from the closing of the order, which would be by this coming weekend, but Dave Cole should know more as I think he has been dealing with Bodhi.
by laurence_cooley
07 May 2018 19:47
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 889

Re: New Club Record

Well done, Simon. About the website, I mentioned to Steve and Robin a few weeks ago that I would have a go at trying to create a page for the club records but it slipped off my radar, so I'll try to do that soon.
by laurence_cooley
15 Apr 2018 20:48
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Little mountain Time Trial
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Little mountain Time Trial

Details of the category winners here: http://beaconrcc.org.uk/lmtt/prizes.html.
by laurence_cooley
10 Apr 2018 10:15
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 15th April LMTT 10 marshals needed
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: 15th April LMTT 10 marshals needed

Philip Whiteman wrote:
09 Apr 2018 07:59
I have already offered as a car park marshal. Just let me know what time I need to arrive?
Dave is away at the moment and only has e-mail access, but I asked and he replied "Can you ask him to meet John Hitchcock in the car park at 6:30 am?".