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by George
15 Jul 2018 16:38
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 50 mile TT
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: Club 50 mile TT

Another outstanding performance, Simon!
by George
13 Jul 2018 09:18
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT - Wed 11th July K34/25 Club 25 mile TT championship
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: RESULT - Wed 11th July K34/25 Club 25 mile TT championship

Congratulations, Roger, and well done the rest.
by George
07 Jul 2018 10:42
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Trevor Jarvis hand built bike
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Trevor Jarvis hand built bike

Does this imply that Sheila has had to stop cycling?
by George
18 Jun 2018 14:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th June
Replies: 13
Views: 590

Re: Club runs - 24th June

caashford wrote:
18 Jun 2018 11:42
The route will be: Northfield - Flyfold Flavell 60k - Wellesborne (The Coffee Stop) 100k - Meriden 130k - Northfield 160k.
Are you planning to stop at Flyford, Chris? If so, are you aware that the tea room there now has a size limit for cycling groups?
by George
18 Jun 2018 09:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 361

Re: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2018

I'll lead a retro+C run this quarter. It'll probably be 12 August; confirmation of the date and other details to follow in the next month or so.
by George
11 Jun 2018 13:10
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin Touring routing alert problems
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Garmin Touring routing alert problems

Phil, although I have the same model, I don't have an explanation as such. However, I would recommend that you do go back to your 'unchanged' settings and set them all over again, because on my Touring and on an earlier Garmin, I have once or twice experienced the phenomenon of all the settings bein...
by George
11 Jun 2018 12:59
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Irish Mail 400kms Audax
Replies: 10
Views: 297

Re: Irish Mail 400kms Audax

Congratulations to all concerned. To complete the ride at all is an achievement, but to do that massive distance, including all those monstrous climbs, at an average speed higher than most B runs is quite remarkable.
by George
10 Jun 2018 16:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 10th June
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Club runs - 10th June

Perfect riding conditions, several A-standard riders doing turns on the front and no complaints from behind resulted in today's B run not being quite what it said on the tin, speed wise. I hope that no one's Sunday was spoilt as a result. The café proved to be quite crowded when we arrived (yes, Phi...
by George
08 Jun 2018 10:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 10th June
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Club runs - 10th June

This week's B run will be a little longer than usual: 109km (68 miles), to Ilmington. It's therefore very unlikely that we will be back at the BH before 2pm, and it could easily be 2:30. The route is gently undulating, without any alarming hills. In order to keep the distance within reasonable bound...
by George
04 Jun 2018 18:14
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1629

Re: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018

Phil Whiteman is a bloody trouble-maker. He has cunningly lured me into leading a B run to Ilmington by waxing lyrical about delicious coffee and wholesome food in order to distract my attention from how far it is. It turns out that the shortest cycling-friendly route from the BH to Ilmington is abo...
by George
28 May 2018 11:31
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 586

Re: New Club Record

Yes, I suspected that the duplication predated your conversion of the data, Laurence. And I suspect that you are right with your explanation: until a few years ago, we had a rather confused interpretation of a 'senior' record. We called them 'senior' records, but they were in fact over-18s records. ...
by George
27 May 2018 21:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 586

Re: New Club Record

Thanks for doing that, Laurence. One very minor observation: "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?...
by George
25 May 2018 10:45
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th May
Replies: 12
Views: 770

Re: Club runs - 27th May

Which café are you thinking of using, Phil?
by George
24 May 2018 09:53
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 23rd may K36/4.5 laps WITH RESULTS
Replies: 6
Views: 375

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

Excellent turnout!
by George
22 May 2018 09:12
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 998

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

CakeStop wrote:
21 May 2018 19:05
I don't think much has been sold recently George but Stuart White is the best person to contact for all club kit matters.
Thanks, Steve. Can I reach him using the clothing at beacon mailbox?
by George
20 May 2018 22:11
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 998

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

Here's an approximate list of existing stock. 1 Retro Giordana Gilet medium 1 Retro Giordana Gilet Large Steve, at the weekend, Roger Green was asking me about the availability of gilets from stock, so I promised to look into it for him. Are the two items above still in stock? What is the price of ...
by George
20 May 2018 17:04
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin advice
Replies: 8
Views: 298

Re: Garmin advice

I too did Weston and back on a single charge; I've also ridden a 12-hour event in Denmark on a single charge, and I've done umpteen rides when I was riding for between 7 and 10 hours and stopped at cafés for several more hours (with the Garmin left on). I don't have the latest/best model, and I have...
by George
18 May 2018 15:14
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin advice
Replies: 8
Views: 298

Re: Garmin advice

With Garmins, battery power is not an issue for normal riding: every model I have come across runs for at least 12 hours on a single charge. Go to the Garmin website and use the 'Compare' feature to see which model does what. Whether a feature is worth paying extra for is all about personal preferen...
by George
16 May 2018 10:43
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Panier racks etc
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: Panier racks etc

Dave I might be interested in the bar bag, but it depends on the size and fitting system (I'm looking for something fairly small). Do you have details or a photo? Alternatively, if the new club kit is arriving soon, could we fix up for me to take a look at it when I pick up my kit?
by George
16 May 2018 10:39
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 586

Re: New Club Record

Congratulations, Simon!
by George
01 May 2018 11:02
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Roger Shayes
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Roger Shayes

Thanks for the update, Dave. For most of his life Roger has been a tireless worker for cycling, and I'm sure everyone wishes him a speedy recovery.
by George
26 Apr 2018 20:31
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Dave Hughes LVRC TT Champion
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: Dave Hughes LVRC TT Champion

Fantastic! Well done, Dave.
by George
23 Apr 2018 13:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1629

Re: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018

Nice address for the Ilmington Cafe...Grump Street :lol: There could be a few grumpy people depending on whether you decide to tackle the climb up Campden Pitch or Larkstoke after the cafe :D Haha, yes, I dare say you're right, Matt. I'm far from certain that that's where we'll go, but I like the l...
by George
22 Apr 2018 20:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1629

Re: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018

I can now confirm that my run on 10 June will be a B run (approx 26kph, 100km +/- 10%). Destination TBC, but I feel inclined to investigate the possibility of using that place at Ilmington recently commended by Phil and Alan.
by George
21 Apr 2018 09:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 22nd April
Replies: 11
Views: 824

Re: Club runs - 22nd April

neilo wrote:
20 Apr 2018 20:23
It was going to be coffee and more George as the owner said he'd open up for us a couple of weeks ago, turns out he's in Lanzarote now so it'll have to be coffee #1 or the pub opposite does breakfast.
Thanks. My plans are still developing, but I may drop by to say hello.
by George
20 Apr 2018 18:58
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 22nd April
Replies: 11
Views: 824

Re: Club runs - 22nd April

neilo wrote:
20 Apr 2018 18:01
I'm able to lead an A run now so my annual trip to pershore on Sunday it is!
Which café are you planning to use, Neil?
by George
15 Apr 2018 23:47
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Little mountain Time Trial
Replies: 6
Views: 468

Re: Little mountain Time Trial

LMTT photos now at https://photos.app.goo.gl/FBXlpq0ooSHeNRGG3
These are low-res images for on-line viewing. Prints will be sent out with results booklets and high-res digital images are available from me on request.
by George
08 Apr 2018 20:46
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Sat 7th April K32/20 club event RESULTS
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: Sat 7th April K32/20 club event RESULTS

Blimey, Gemma is flying. Well done that woman.
by George
08 Apr 2018 20:45
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th April
Replies: 17
Views: 1104

Re: Club runs - 8th April

Si_Walker wrote:
08 Apr 2018 15:38
George Barker was seen riding past the the Hampton Farm Shop cafe between Charlton and Evesham while we were having coffee.
Yup. Gambled on Raphael's and lost.
by George
27 Mar 2018 13:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1629

Re: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018

I'll lead a run on 10 June. Provisionally, it'll be a B run (roughly 26kph). However, that does depend on me first demonstrating to myself that I have regained the necessary strength and fitness. I'll confirm one way or the other a month in advance. If I have any lingering doubts about my ability to...
by George
27 Mar 2018 11:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Club runs - 25th March

GrahamGamblin wrote:
26 Mar 2018 14:56
Actually set out to join the C run on Sunday - first club run for what seems like years - flatted less than two miles from home, fixed that then realised I'd forgotten my drink bottle. I slunk home again cursing.
Sorry to have missed you, Graham. Better luck next time.
by George
27 Mar 2018 10:54
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club kit order - deadline 31 March
Replies: 26
Views: 1369

Re: Club kit order - deadline 31 March

I have to support Laurence's comments about the Bodhi kit. The committee was in a difficult position Dave, I don't mean to take issue with anything Laurence has said; he's provided a perfectly reasonable explanation for the committee's decision-making. When the club's last Clothing Rep left, the co...
by George
25 Mar 2018 18:25
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULTS: K37/6G Sat 24th March
Replies: 2
Views: 230

Re: RESULTS: K37/6G Sat 24th March

Well done!
by George
25 Mar 2018 18:24
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club kit order - deadline 31 March
Replies: 26
Views: 1369

Re: Club kit order - deadline 31 March

Those are all reasonable points, Laurence. As I said, I think the individual ordering aspect would have swung it for me too, but we don't seem to be getting quite what many of us imagined. As regards price, Bodhi list their Black Eye jersey at £75-ish. My recollection is that I paid £50-odd for My F...
by George
25 Mar 2018 17:56
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Club runs - 25th March

Today's Board meeting (aka C run, an animated Frank Patterson drawing, if your disregard the carbon) was attended by the following: Pete Norman David Little Simon Walker Simon Turner Judy Smart Colin Hall Neil Evanson Phil Gameson Laurie Derbyshire Simon Woodward Dave Cole Paul Derbyshire Dave Cox M...
by George
24 Mar 2018 14:38
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club kit order - deadline 31 March
Replies: 26
Views: 1369

Re: Club kit order - deadline 31 March

I know that a number of people have worked very hard on the whole kit business, and that it's a thankless task, because everyone wants something different. I'm very appreciative of their efforts and don't enjoy sounding like an ungrateful moaner. All the same, I'm a little disappointed with this who...
by George
24 Mar 2018 10:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Club runs - 25th March

The B Run cafe stop discussion will focus upon the myths and history of the ancient Greek city of Thebes and its depiction in Athenian drama. In myths it was said to be home to Heracles, Dionysus, Oedipus and Cadmus among others and, in history, was infamous for supporting Xerxes in the Persian War...
by George
23 Mar 2018 15:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Club runs - 25th March

Sunday's C run will go to Vale Golf Club, who have been forewarned.

Route:
- On Strava
- On BikeHike
by George
23 Mar 2018 15:03
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin Edge 810 switches itself off mid-ride
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Re: Garmin Edge 810 switches itself off mid-ride

A couple of weeks ago, my previously flawless Garmin Touring (very similar to the 800, minus a few of the fancy features) simply froze mid-ride. Everything stopped: recording, time display, the works. And it didn't respond to pressing any normal function buttons: I had to do a complete reset, since ...
by George
20 Mar 2018 10:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Club runs - 25th March

Thanks, Matt. That had slipped my attention (I was away that weekend). I'll check out his route... if it's very similar to what I had in mind, I'll maybe try another venue. I've got a lot of work on at the moment, so it may be the end of the week before I can do any proper route planning. Apologies ...
by George
19 Mar 2018 21:28
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 998

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

Do we know long Mr/Ms Bodhi will be staying? (Is it important to get there by 8pm prompt?)
by George
19 Mar 2018 21:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1156

Re: Club runs - 25th March

It's a long time since a C run went to Charlecote isn't it? Is there any particular reason for that? Are we still welcome at the garden centre café?
by George
16 Mar 2018 09:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 18th March
Replies: 11
Views: 908

Re: Club runs - 18th March

Auntea Rita's is great but you do need to reserve a table/tables and be sure to arrive at the agreed time. And try to avoid reserving tables for 12 and turning up with >20. (As I did.) I'm very fond of the place, but I don't think I will use it for a large club run again. Taking the weather forecas...
by George
16 Mar 2018 09:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 998

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

Article 7 of T&Cs makes for interesting reading https://www.bodhicycling.com/node/89 ARTICLE 7 EXCHANGE 7.1 If the Buyer has a bicycle accident [NSOM2] during the first two years after the purchase date of the Items, he will receive a discount of fifty percent (50%) on the purchase price of a subse...
by George
13 Mar 2018 13:54
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 998

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

Thanks for the info. My original question was prompted by the fact that my existing Giordana kit has plenty of life left in it, so I am unlikely to want any racing-style kit in the near future. If basic s/s racing-style jersey and shorts was all that was going to be on show, the incentive for me mak...
by George
11 Mar 2018 18:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit evening, Rowheath Pavilion, 20:00, 20th March
Replies: 17
Views: 998

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

Laurence, will Bodhi be offering a full range of clothing products in Beacon colours, and will that full range be available to inspect?
by George
19 Feb 2018 13:47
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Campagnolo Khamsin wheelset
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: Campagnolo Khamsin wheelset

Andy, are you sure about the wheel accepting an 8-speed cassette but not accepting an 11-speed cassette? I have several pairs of Campag wheels of various ages, and I run a variety of 9, 10 and 11-speed drivechains on them. Campag changed their freehub design some years ago when they went from 8 to 9...
by George
10 Feb 2018 14:03
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Replacement chamois
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Re: Replacement chamois

I have, a long time ago. It's incredibly fiddly work, because everything that your are trying to stitch is curved and therefore trying to get away from you, usually in a different direction from the thing you are trying to stitch it to. A perfectionist approach to pinning before sewing is required, ...