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by ballintrane
20 Aug 2018 10:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC Skegness 500km Club Run Saturday 6th July 2019 06.00am
Replies: 0
Views: 24

Beacon RCC Skegness 500km Club Run Saturday 6th July 2019 06.00am

Following on from this years 400km club run as promised we will undertake a 500km in 24hrs or less club ride to Skegness(The Las Vegas of the east coast). Potentials stops :- 75km Hugglescote/Coalville - Cafe/Shops 115km Melton Mowbray - Cafes/Shops 167km Sleaford - Cafe's 244km Skegness - Fish and ...
by ballintrane
15 Jul 2018 15:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th July
Replies: 8
Views: 718

Re: Club runs - 15th July

On Today's A run to "Pan flat" Leominster
Paul Johnson(L)
Andy Wrightson
Vincent Tennant
Phil Richards
Bishop of Winchester
Lee Spiers
Ian Simpson
Chris Ashford
by ballintrane
14 Jul 2018 20:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th July
Replies: 8
Views: 718

Re: Club runs - 15th July

Slight change to the return leg of the route to avoid coming back through Stourport https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28067446
by ballintrane
09 Jul 2018 09:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th July
Replies: 8
Views: 718

Re: Club runs - 15th July

Sunday's 100 in 8 to Leominster will be a 07:45am start(Meet at 07:30am) the route will be something like this sort of possibly maybe :roll: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28014782
by ballintrane
25 Jun 2018 10:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.

WorcsPhil wrote:
25 Jun 2018 10:01
Interesting moments at Evesham at 03:20, when we all had that overwhelming urge to play 'duelling banjos' with the local hoodlums. The loud one did seem particularly interested in knowing how expensive our shoes were. Perhaps his dad was a cobbler. Or a pig squealer?
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by ballintrane
23 Jun 2018 23:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.

Well where to start with this ride, the magnificent 7 started at 00:15am after risking life and limb meeting at The Black Horse at midnight on a friday night!! :shock: Comedy moment early on in Droitwich with a fat drunk bloke singing "Jolene"(brave choice of song) in the middle of the road while at...
by ballintrane
19 Jun 2018 11:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 754

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

I'll lead a 100 in 8 to Leominster on the 15/7 because the cafe closes at 12 noon on a sunday i think we will make this a 07:45am start perfect training ride for the KK the following week. :twisted:
by ballintrane
18 Jun 2018 11:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.

And just to bore everyone with stats we start in the West Midlands go through Worcestershire just touch the tip of Gloucestershire then Warwickshire and Northamptonshire and finally Leicestershire to make the 6 counties and the route is also within a 60 mile radius from the Black Horse. :roll:
by ballintrane
18 Jun 2018 10:58
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.

Well the weather looks fair for the newly named Beacon RCC(six counties) 400km club run so all systems are go. :D
by ballintrane
26 May 2018 08:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th May
Replies: 12
Views: 831

Re: Club runs - 27th May

Look the weather forecast for tomorrow looks horrendous so i am going to make an early call and cancel if anyone wants to do it anyway feel free but i wont be leading tomorrow sorry. :cry:
by ballintrane
21 May 2018 16:18
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Beacon RCC 400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.

Right with just over 4 weeks to go hope you are are getting the miles in just to say there are no changes to the route or the stops but to make it clear i don't know what the Mcdonalds menu is like at 3.30am so i would recommend bringing enough food and water to last till we get to Towcester(111 mil...
by ballintrane
21 May 2018 11:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th May
Replies: 12
Views: 831

Re: Club runs - 27th May

The route for Sunday's club run WILL BE THIS https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21299224 there will be no deviating from this route as Phil Richards will be bringing his Micrometer to check for any variations!! :roll: We will stop at Towcester(Jack Hill's Cafe) at about 54 miles and then a second shop s...
by ballintrane
21 May 2018 11:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th May
Replies: 19
Views: 1090

Re: Club runs - 20th May

WorcsPhil wrote:
20 May 2018 22:54
On the sprightly A-run to Wellesbourne were:

Kevin Bacon
Alistair Hey
John Hunt
Paul Johnson
Phil Richards (Leading)
Lee Spiers
Rob Wade
Joe Warwood
Kevin Young

A gorgeous, perfect day for cycling.
And James Tate.
by ballintrane
15 May 2018 13:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1707

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

Phil i can no longer lead on the 3/6 so what i will do is move the 200km ride to Towcester from that date to 27/5 it makes more sense to do this on a bank holiday weekend and we will do the Leominster ride later in the summer. :D
by ballintrane
08 Apr 2018 15:58
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th April
Replies: 17
Views: 1169

Re: Club runs - 8th April

On today's hard but fair A run to Whichford
Paul Johnson(L)
Andy Wrightson
Nick Shenton
Alberto Recchioni
Kevin Young
Phil Richards
Winnie Mandela
John Williams
Neil Lynch
Dom Walker
by ballintrane
06 Apr 2018 11:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th April
Replies: 17
Views: 1169

Re: Club runs - 8th April

The route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27146151 and the cafe stop here https://www.whichfordpottery.com/visit-us/straw-kitchen weather looks ok with only light rain forecast. I don’t want to be a moaner but I would like to join the A-ride however it’s been a while that...
by ballintrane
02 Apr 2018 10:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th April
Replies: 17
Views: 1169

Re: Club runs - 8th April

The route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27146151 and the cafe stop here https://www.whichfordpottery.com/visit-us/straw-kitchen weather looks ok with only light rain forecast.
by ballintrane
05 Mar 2018 13:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1707

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

I'll lead a "PAN FLAT" 100 in 8 to Leominster on 27/5 meet at 07:30am for a 07:45am start.And a 200km to Towcester as a warm up for the 400km on the 3/6 same meet and start time.
by ballintrane
04 Feb 2018 17:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 4th February
Replies: 25
Views: 2153

Re: Club runs - 4th February

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neilo wrote:
04 Feb 2018 16:56
Thanks for leading today Paul. ;;-)
by ballintrane
30 Jan 2018 11:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 4th February
Replies: 25
Views: 2153

Re: Club runs - 4th February

Forgot to get peoples names...sorry. slipped my mind. List of runner and riders on sunday's A/B run To Wellesbourne James Tate(L) Paul Johnson Nick Shenton Neil Lynch Phil Gameson Dave Hughes Joe Warwood Lee Spiers Tessa Oelofse Rob Wade Andy Wrightson George Barker(Cafe) Ade Ravenscroft Ben Crone
by ballintrane
01 Jan 2018 13:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C club runs for January, February and March 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1716

Re: A, B and C club runs for January, February and March 2018

I'll lead a 100 in 7 to Whichford on the 8/4 8:15am start to The Straw Kitchen(Best bacon sandwich ever!!).
by ballintrane
01 Jan 2018 13:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Beacon RCC 400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.

Just to update we will now be meeting at midnight for a 00:15 start for a 19:00 to 20:00 finish.
by ballintrane
30 Dec 2017 08:28
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st December
Replies: 10
Views: 1455

Re: Club runs - 31st December

I can no longer lead tomorrow thanks to contracting the dreaded lurgy sorry for the inconvenience see you next year.
by ballintrane
27 Dec 2017 13:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st December
Replies: 10
Views: 1455

Re: Club runs - 31st December

I'll lead a A/B run to Cobhouse Fisheries about 60 miles.
by ballintrane
05 Dec 2017 16:31
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Beacon RCC(Six Counties)400km Club Run Saturday 23rd June 2018.

** FULLY PAID MEMBERS OF BEACON RCC ONLY ** Saturday 23rd of June 2018 00:15am to 19:30pm. Following on from Dr Whiteman's highly successful 300km Beacon Brecon club run the last two years i am now going to organise a even more ambitious club run of 400km in a day.This is the route https://ridewithg...
by ballintrane
03 Dec 2017 15:14
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 3rd December
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Re: Club runs - 3rd December

PhilG wrote:
03 Dec 2017 15:03
I was on Paul's ride too (and my name was on top of the list!).
Sorry Phil :oops:
by ballintrane
03 Dec 2017 14:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 3rd December
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Re: Club runs - 3rd December

On today's A/B run to Warwick
Paul Johnson(L)
Xavier Disley
Jess Rhodes-Jones
Alan Weaver
Ryan Evanson
Neil Lynch
Adam Green
Richard Wrightson
Andy Wrightson
Joe Warwood
Phil Gameson
by ballintrane
29 Nov 2017 14:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 3rd December
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Re: Club runs - 3rd December

Having read Dave Cox's report from last weeks visit to Evesham i am going to change my club run to Warwick about the same distance something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26553171 (The thought of turning up and no bread pudding might be too much for some people!!)
by ballintrane
27 Nov 2017 11:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 3rd December
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Re: Club runs - 3rd December

Sunday's route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26544370 if someone wants to lead a separate B run i can make mine just a A run but i thought there might be one or two people a little worse for wear after the club dinner the night before and a easier club run might be the o...
by ballintrane
23 Nov 2017 14:28
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club run ideas for 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Club run ideas for 2018

Philip Whiteman wrote:
23 Nov 2017 12:36
Paul Johnson is has promised a 400km club run during the summer :shock:
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by ballintrane
22 Nov 2017 19:58
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs October, November and December 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2088

Re: A, B and C Club runs October, November and December 2017

I'll lead a A/B combined(more B than A) run to Evesham on 3/12 as this is the morning after the club dinner there might not be a big turnout. :roll:
by ballintrane
19 Nov 2017 16:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 19th November
Replies: 17
Views: 2263

Re: Club runs - 19th November

We tried a new cafe in Mickleton (Decades), but although the cafe was nice, the food and drink pretty good, they struggled to cope with 11 cyclists, and their ‘make one meal at a time’ approach meant a wait of an hour...worth re-trying if there’s 6 or fewer riders. Phil here is a picture of my tea ...
by ballintrane
13 Nov 2017 11:01
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 19th November
Replies: 17
Views: 2263

Re: Club runs - 19th November

WorcsPhil wrote:
13 Nov 2017 09:54
You do realise, Matt, that if Mr Johnson had been on the C-run this week, he would have pushed the leader into the duckpond.

The very least he deserved!!! :twisted:
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by ballintrane
10 Nov 2017 13:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th November
Replies: 27
Views: 2609

Re: Club runs - 12th November

Phil_Elwell wrote:
10 Nov 2017 12:40
Sunday's B-run will be a steady ride to Kenilworth - cafe suggestions welcome
Cherry tree cafe.
by ballintrane
29 Oct 2017 17:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th October
Replies: 12
Views: 1796

Re: Club runs - 29th October

matthew wrote:
29 Oct 2017 17:00
Great ride today Paul. Steady pace great cafe with fast service :roll:
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by ballintrane
29 Oct 2017 15:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th October
Replies: 12
Views: 1796

Re: Club runs - 29th October

On today's completely uneventful A/B run(Apart from Ryan decking it on the Barnt green road descent and Matt's never ending wait for beans on toast at the not as advertised cafe) :roll: Paul Johnson(L) Alan Weaver(No eggs for you) Philip Whiteman Neil Lynch Dom Walker Anthony Joshua Phil Richards Ca...
by ballintrane
26 Oct 2017 13:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th October
Replies: 12
Views: 1796

Re: Club runs - 29th October

I'll take the B run to The Potted Pantry, Blackminster http://www.thepottedpantry.co.uk/index.html about 66 miles bring a bike lock if you have one.As this is only a small cafe if we have a large group we will divert to Honeybourne.
by ballintrane
15 Oct 2017 16:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th October
Replies: 14
Views: 1853

Re: Club runs - 15th October

This meant that we had a hilly 15 miles to do in 50 minutes before Cobhouse stopped doing breakfasts at 11:30... this was the incentive for Mr Johnson and others to blast away at the front, and the fastest dismount since that little jockey rode 7 winners at Royal Ascot, to ensure a 11:31 arrival, w...
by ballintrane
08 Oct 2017 18:38
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: 2018 - Cycling Adventures?
Replies: 11
Views: 1331

Re: 2018 - Cycling Adventures?

2. A 400kms audax, as this is a new and tough distance for many of us, as it impinges on sleep-time... perhaps the National 400 next June. Phil i am planning to do a 400km ride on or around the 21st of june next year(The longest day)not necessarily going to do it as a official club run but if other...
by ballintrane
05 Oct 2017 19:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th October
Replies: 10
Views: 1505

Re: Club runs - 8th October

jamesla6177 wrote:
05 Oct 2017 17:01
Hi Phil,

Can do Whitlenge B run pace this Sunday if you want


Regards


Vince.
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by ballintrane
24 Sep 2017 19:27
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th September
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Re: Club runs - 24th September

On today's A Run to Warwick were: Nick Shenton (Leading) Joe Warwood Dave Hughes Neil Orchard Barry Evans Andy Wrightson Tessa Oelfse Alberto Recchioni Alan Weaver Thanks to everyone for hanging back for me on the return journey. I left my legs in bed this morning. I think you may have forgotten so...
by ballintrane
27 Aug 2017 13:50
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th August
Replies: 12
Views: 1555

Re: Club runs - 27th August

On today's B run to Cobhouse Fisheries
Paul Johnson(L)
Nick Shenton
Alistair Hey
Neil Orchard
Neil Lynch
Mark Connell
Joe Warwood
Floyd Mayweather
John Hitchcock
by ballintrane
25 Aug 2017 18:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th August
Replies: 12
Views: 1555

Re: Club runs - 27th August

As i cannot do Chris's 200km ride i'll lead a B run to Cobhouse Fisheries about 60 odd miles of rolling terrain(Promise to keep to B run pace). :D
by ballintrane
20 Aug 2017 15:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th August
Replies: 12
Views: 1921

Re: Club runs - 20th August

A large B run split into two groups i lead the second group to Harvington(Farm Shop) Paul Johnson(L) Neil Orchard Alan Weaver John Hitchcock Alberto Recchioni(Broken chain turned back) Nick Shenton Tim Jarvis Vince Tennant George Barker(Cafe) We left the cafe at about 11.45 without joining up with t...
by ballintrane
06 Aug 2017 16:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 6th August
Replies: 18
Views: 1860

Re: Club runs - 6th August

On today's rowdy rather than boisterous 100 mile A run to Whichford
Paul Johnson(L)
Alan Weaver
Andy Wrightson
Neil Orchard
Barry Evans
James Tate
Vincent Tennant
Martin McGowan
Phil Richards
Justin Gatlin
Ian Simpson
Ryan Evanson
Neil Lynch
Chris Ashford
Nick Shenton
Kevin Young
by ballintrane
31 Jul 2017 13:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 6th August
Replies: 18
Views: 1860

Re: Club runs - 6th August

Sunday's A run route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23111320 to this cafe stop at halfway https://www.whichfordpottery.com/visiti ... aw-kitchen (Definitely no boisterous leadership on this club run :roll: )
by ballintrane
15 Jul 2017 17:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th July
Replies: 15
Views: 1631

Re: Club runs - 16th July

Thanks both!!