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by petemarshall
12 Jan 2019 19:29
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Ladies Bike for Club Runs
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: Ladies Bike for Club Runs

Standard size road frame with short stem nothing in the slightest unusual about her most women have shorter torso and longer legs than men , any decent bike shop should be able to sort you out. I would recommend Red Kite as well, tell them you are from the Beacon 😎
by petemarshall
02 Jan 2019 20:41
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 19
Views: 572

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

AlanW wrote: ↑
30 Dec 2018 16:37
Yes you can.

But can l suggest that if anyone does book on one of Jasons sessions then maybe post it on here and FB as lm sure that others may want to join in?
I am booked on the intermediate session 17:00 Sunday 27th January. Anyone else interested and want to share travel costs get in touch.
by petemarshall
11 Dec 2018 14:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: G-Run
Replies: 10
Views: 311

Re: G-Run

Here's a decent and scenic ride for a bad weather day https://www.strava.com/routes/16420173 I say bad weather day as on a Sunday parts can get busy with walkers if its nice so better done in poor weather. My route starts in Stourbridge and drivers can park at the canal. but from Birmingham best rid...
by petemarshall
11 Dec 2018 12:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: G-Run
Replies: 10
Views: 311

Re: G-Run

Great. I will send a Strava bit, although bits can be added removed dependent on numbers weather etc.
Starting point in Stourbridge for off road routes best at the canal basin. Lots of parking.
The Bonded Warehouse
2 Canal St, Stourbridge DY8 4LU
01384 395216
https://goo.gl/maps/s6QT3tynseG2
by petemarshall
10 Dec 2018 19:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: G-Run
Replies: 10
Views: 311

Re: G-Run

If they have to start at the Black Horse no from me.
If they could start elsewhere I have a few decent circuits starting in Stourbridge 😊
by petemarshall
09 Dec 2018 16:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 9th December
Replies: 20
Views: 911

Re: Club runs - 9th December

If you really want to use routes without connection to a computer, which is what I thought you were asking, then George's advice won't work as you won't be able to get the route from your phone to your Garmin. Try the Strava IQ app I suggested above. This works well and will transfer any Strava rout...
by petemarshall
08 Dec 2018 17:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 9th December
Replies: 20
Views: 911

Re: Club runs - 9th December

Dependent on which Garmin you have the Garmin IQ app Strava Routes does it
https://apps.garmin.com/en-GB/apps/945c ... a1f7931335

And, how to use it
https://thetechnologyman.com/strava-rou ... asier-way/
by petemarshall
05 Dec 2018 18:32
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 19
Views: 572

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

How's this going Alan? Enough signed up?
by petemarshall
28 Nov 2018 20:17
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Dangerous changes at Longbridge roundabout
Replies: 11
Views: 519

Re: Dangerous changes at Longbridge roundabout

So they've made it possible for more cars to get to Northfield from Longbridge and visa versa. I imagine that they've also enlarged Northfield to cope with the Longbridge vehicles and visa versa. It's good to see more wonderful examples of transport planning in Birmingham. Makes me glad to live in D...
by petemarshall
27 Nov 2018 15:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 2nd December
Replies: 20
Views: 860

Re: Club Runs - 2nd December

Just a thought for ride leaders: This Sunday there's a cyclocross meeting at the Cob House near Martley, which several Beacon people will be competing in. Is it an idea to take a run there and combine refreshments with giving our riders a shout? (I would volunteer myself, but can't see myself getti...
by petemarshall
25 Nov 2018 14:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 25th November
Replies: 10
Views: 667

Re: CLUB RUNS - 25th November

Philip Whiteman wrote: ↑
25 Nov 2018 13:48

Nick Shenton **flat**d his tubulars but failed to please those seeking to deride this new fangled technology with the hole quickly sealing itself.
tubular, new fangled and sealed itself? Certainly new fangled tubulars that seal themselves, where do I go to buy ?

Perhaps tubeless?
by petemarshall
22 Nov 2018 12:27
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: SSSCCRRL AGM
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: SSSCCRRL AGM

I have got agreement that we will be shown as a co organising club for the Enville round of the league. This means that Beacon members may enter the league or individual rounds with priority. Of course this does mean anyone riding this series should offer to assist with this round, if unable to do s...
by petemarshall
21 Nov 2018 19:36
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: SSSCCRRL AGM
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: SSSCCRRL AGM

Unfortunately nobody attended for the club
See this post if you wish to help one of the rounds
viewtopic.php?f=18&t=8791
by petemarshall
21 Nov 2018 08:46
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: SSECCRRL Race 16th May 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 387

SSECCRRL Race 16th May 2019

I have been contacted by the organisers of the Thursday evening race league. I previously posted requesting that if people were interested in racing this league, which in my opinion is one of the best ways of learning road racing for lower category riders, they should attend. Unfortunately I am told...
by petemarshall
31 Oct 2018 12:14
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Accredited marshal scheme, volunteers needed.
Replies: 0
Views: 137

Accredited marshal scheme, volunteers needed.

See the following message from Joe Wilkes. Please consider volunteering for this. If you want to know more contact me or Joe Wilkes directly. Hi All, I trust you are well, Just an email to say a big thank you for all of your hard work this season, it has been a huge success and that is all down to y...
by petemarshall
24 Oct 2018 20:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 28th October
Replies: 15
Views: 1077

Re: Club Runs - 28th October

Maybe should have said race series 😁
I think there are nearly 20 registered for the West Midlands CX league, from 5 to 62.


Takes place most Sundays at venues at distances that would make club runs so just giving details in case any potential ride leader is looking for somewhere to go on a club run.
by petemarshall
22 Oct 2018 15:13
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 28th October
Replies: 15
Views: 1077

Re: Club Runs - 28th October

Maybe not forgetting the Beacon CX team which actually features more Beacon riders than any other races that the club takes part in.
This Sunday at
Stoneleigh National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre , Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG
A club run to support always welcome.
by petemarshall
10 Oct 2018 08:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 14th October
Replies: 4
Views: 626

Re: Club runs - 14th October

Why not do a run to this weekend's CX racing? Baggeridge Country Park, Gospel End, Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 4HB https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/184955/West-Midlands-Cyclo-Cross-League-Round-5 Good cafe, but probably very busy. We have folks racing in U8'2, U10's U12's V50 Ladies a...
by petemarshall
09 Oct 2018 21:16
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Wales CX
Replies: 0
Views: 120

Wales CX

Fancy a trip into Wales on either 18 or 25 November for CX?

No West Midlands league on those dates and the Welsh league events both in Brecon Beacons so only a couple of hours away.
by petemarshall
25 Sep 2018 17:58
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: SSSCCRRL AGM
Replies: 2
Views: 247

SSSCCRRL AGM

SSSCCRRL - AGM 25.10.18 STARTING AT 1930. Venue : The Bell Pub at Tong This years AGM will be as above. If your club wants to promote or co-host an event next year can we ask that you have representation at this meeting? We look forward to seeing you. Message from organisers above Link to event, loc...
by petemarshall
15 Sep 2018 10:16
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Does the club mind if I re-join...?
Replies: 17
Views: 1470

Re:

A couple of decades back, I remained a member (and wore the kit) for several years while living abroad. The sense of community within a club is enhanced by the core of its membership living close enough together to meet on a reasonably regular basis, but that in no way precludes some members living...
by petemarshall
13 Sep 2018 17:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club run points with 3 weeks to go
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: Club run points with 3 weeks to go

Three points for a win was a step forward in encouraging attacking play in the English league.
by petemarshall
07 Sep 2018 16:12
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 82
Views: 4766

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

Won't be there Sunday now, family stuff. If Stuart can't find you a medium try one of the other guys at the race. I forgot my jersey at one race last year and Nick Vipond lent me a Beacon gilet, there's always a way 😊
by petemarshall
07 Sep 2018 13:45
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 82
Views: 4766

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

Evening all, I have just placed my order of bibs and jersey both in medium. I am racing in the cyclocross league this year and wondered if there is any way that I am able to borrow a jersey for when I am racing as the delivery will not be here in time. If this is not possible then don't worry. Than...
by petemarshall
28 Aug 2018 09:34
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: 85 at 85.
Replies: 11
Views: 643

Re: 85 at 85.

Happy birthday :D
You may wish to switch to kilometers soon :D
by petemarshall
09 Aug 2018 20:55
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteers Needed for Cyclocross 9th of September
Replies: 6
Views: 485

Re: Volunteers Needed for Cyclocross 9th of September

As understand it, registered riders get average points for marshaling their own event. Hopefully all those who ride the series will marshal this event. If others are riding rather than marshaling I will do likewise as I do a considerable amount of marshalling during the summer. So please only includ...
by petemarshall
21 Jul 2018 23:42
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

All

Feedback from mike below - thanks again for all your help πŸ‘

Good event
Good marshalling
Good drivers
Good admin
Good atmosphere
Felt safe
Good planning

Well done to all.

Pete please pass to all at Beacon

Regards

Andrew Bailey
by petemarshall
19 Jul 2018 23:16
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

Thanks for everyone's help tonight. A good and safe race. Racing can only take place thanks to the voluntary activity of people like yourselves. I hope to see you again at future events. Anyone interested in become a volunteer at races in the future in official capacity such as Accredited Marshal or...
by petemarshall
19 Jul 2018 15:30
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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 You should have received an email from me last week via the BC system. The event is on. If you have any problem...
by petemarshall
14 Jul 2018 21:08
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 775

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

The answer is, take up cyclocross Laurence😁
by petemarshall
14 Jul 2018 20:58
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 775

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

You'll get that 3rd cat in no time! I'm having a bit of a break now before hopefully doing some 3/4 road races towards the end of the season, if I can find some. Best of luck finding a 3/4 road race😁 Most 1/2/3 /4 There's a few more rounds of the SSSSC etc. And there's the West Midlands Championshi...
by petemarshall
12 Jul 2018 12:25
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

The following message has been sent to you by the club Beacon Roads CC Hi All, Thanks for your assistance at our round of the Stourport Summer Series last Tuesday evening. Grass roots and junior racing would be impossible without the active volunteers, like yourselves, who make this possible. I hope...
by petemarshall
05 Jul 2018 16:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Velodrome
Replies: 57
Views: 4633

Re: Velodrome

I attended the regional BC board meeting yesterday evening with Dave Veiner (originator of the petition and Chairman of Halesowen ) to present a case for the Velodrome , including some of the financial and feasibility studies Dave has commissioned. A very interesting debate and covering far too much...
by petemarshall
27 Jun 2018 22:40
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

E-mail sent to volunteers by BC system (attachment referred to isn't attached here as I don't have permission) Hi all, Thanks for assisting at this event on 19th July Attached is the full information about the event. Briefings will take place at 18:00 sharp and you must attend these, please let me k...
by petemarshall
26 Jun 2018 21:32
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

Following sent to emails on BC system (posted here for those not on system) Hi Thank you for volunteering at the Stourport Summer Series Round 10 - Beacon RCC Details of the event, including a location map can be found here https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/177543/Stourport-Summer-Ser...
by petemarshall
25 Jun 2018 21:37
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

The present Beacon contingent is
Volunteers
Pete Marshall (driver)
James Tate (driver)
Stuart White
Robin Kirkham
Dan Newns
Mike Kedian
Roger Cutler
Amanda Whitehouse
by petemarshall
25 Jun 2018 13:37
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

Thanks Dave. It is tricky for a club based in Brum to get people out west on a Thursday evening, which is why we assist rather than organising a round. The Wolves Racing Club are the main organiser of this one and they have problems themselves even though they are twice our size. I have picked up on...
by petemarshall
24 Jun 2018 20:23
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

I will be attending the final organising meeting for this round of the Thursday road race league on Wednesday. Presently there are serious shortages of flag marshals for this event(it's not yet an accredited marshal event) so if you can help please let me know either by email or Facebook message ASA...
by petemarshall
21 Jun 2018 08:18
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Invite from Halesowen CC
Replies: 0
Views: 185

Invite from Halesowen CC

Hi All, This year, we have opened up this event, and would like to invite you and your club members to take part. Details are on the attachment. It's free to enter, but if possible we would like guest riders to bring along some guest helpers, together with sunshine, please. No pressure then....... H...
by petemarshall
22 May 2018 11:35
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

Flag marshals

Gavin Passmore
Dan Newns
Robin Kirkham
George Barker
Stuart White
John Hitchcock
Neil Orchard

Sign on

Yvonne Marshall
Gary Mackintosh
Dave Cole

Finish line judges (2 required )

Laurence Cooley
Mike Kedian
by petemarshall
22 May 2018 10:34
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

neilo wrote: ↑
21 May 2018 17:13
I can help out if needed.
Can I get your name and email please?
Contact me through Facebook or
coaching@petemarshall.me
by petemarshall
21 May 2018 11:56
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

Be really great if we could get a couple more volunteers for this, presently this round is seriously at risk as it doesn't have Accredited Marshals and the organiser was under the impression that we would be supplying both more drivers and flag marshals. Membership of this league as a club requires ...
by petemarshall
21 May 2018 11:46
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

Unfortunately we only have the absolute minimum volunteers to run this event,so I would ask that any Beacon members planning on riding this or any of the other Stourport series of races volunteer for this instead.
by petemarshall
21 May 2018 11:43
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

Be really great if we could get a couple more volunteers for this, presently this round is seriously at risk as it doesn't have Accredited Marshals and the organiser was under the impression that we would be supplying both more drivers and flag marshals.
by petemarshall
18 May 2018 16:26
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin advice
Replies: 8
Views: 627

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 have owned a 200. 510, 810 and presently have a 1000. If you are using turn by tur...
by petemarshall
13 Apr 2018 18:05
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

Flag marshals ( four required ) Gavin Passmore (racing ) Dan Newns (racing) Robin Kirkham George Barker Sign on ( two required ) Yvonne Marshall Gary Mackintosh Finish line judges (2 required ) Laurence Cooley Mike Kedian First Aid 365 First Aid Be great if we could have another marshal as both Gav...
by petemarshall
04 Apr 2018 16:50
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Halesowen Friday Night Track League
Replies: 21
Views: 1728

Re: Halesowen Friday Night Track League

Alberto Recchioni wrote: ↑
21 Mar 2018 08:45
AdeR wrote: ↑
20 Mar 2018 17:46
April 4, 7pm accreditation session at Halesowen
Hello,
do you know how to register?

Thanks
You contact Fraser Blain, Chief Coach
coaching.hacc@outlook.com
by petemarshall
29 Mar 2018 09:37
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon round of Thursday evening road race Enville 19th July
Replies: 23
Views: 1585

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

I will put you down as a driver but make it clear it's a first time. It's likely you will end up in a commisairs car doing the radio for them rather than actually driving, but if you do it's a good place to learn the ropes😎
by petemarshall
29 Mar 2018 09:32
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

Running order is 19:00 3/4 19:45 Masters V40 20:20 E1/2/3 It should be ok if someone marshals the 19:00 race and then races the 20:20 as long as someone races the 3/4 and then stays for the E1/2/3 My first priority is to ensure I have enough volunteers to cover all the requirements, it is usual for ...
by petemarshall
28 Mar 2018 13:10
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1189

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

Laurence, if I can't get a first aider I may put myself down and ask you to step up as organiser, just for the evening, Would that be OK?