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by Matt Hale
25 Nov 2018 19:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 25th November
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: CLUB RUNS - 25th November

On the 'B' ride: Matt Hale Si Walker Si Turner Ade McHugh We used the same route as the C ride, but stopped at Time for Tea instead. We also started off down the private road, but turned round and rerouted. Pete... thanks for the route, might be worth editing it (avoiding the off-road section) in ca...
by Matt Hale
18 Nov 2018 14:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 18th Nov
Replies: 11
Views: 629

Re: CLUB RUNS - 18th Nov

Not quite the planned C ride as route didn't load onto my computer yesterday. Anyway, took the standard route out to Stourport and the rest was pretty much as planned. Riders were: Matt Hale Toby Hale Clare Fudge Mark McConkey Mark Gardner Joanne congerton Adrian low Anne Hughes rode with us until S...
by Matt Hale
17 Nov 2018 10:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 18th Nov
Replies: 11
Views: 629

Re: CLUB RUNS - 18th Nov

I can lead a C ride to Wolverley (Old village stores). If anyone else wants to lead, happy to step aside.

Route as follows: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27830103

28 miles to the stop, then a shorter return
by Matt Hale
12 Nov 2018 12:31
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: New cafe suggestions
Replies: 97
Views: 13275

Re: New cafe suggestions

The Windlass Café is pretty good George (Severn Side)
by Matt Hale
11 Nov 2018 14:10
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th November
Replies: 9
Views: 536

Re: Club runs - 11th November

On the C ride today: Matt Hale (L) Dave Cox Neil Evanson Mark Gardner Toby Hale Anne Hughes (turned off at Caughton just before the stop) Dave Little Mark McConkey Ade McHugh Vince Tennant Si Walker It was busy at the cafe and we had to sit outside...would be worth booking ahead and reserving a tabl...
by Matt Hale
10 Nov 2018 17:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th November
Replies: 9
Views: 536

Re: Club runs - 11th November

I can lead a C run, but will be a little shorter than usual as I need to be home early afternoon. I'll post a route/destination later. If anyone else wants to do a normal length ride, happy to step aside. Destination Wootton Wawen (Cowshed @ Yew Tree Craft Centre). Out via Tardebigge & Astwood Bank,...
by Matt Hale
10 Oct 2018 10:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 7th October
Replies: 23
Views: 1157

Re: Club runs - 7th October

I was on the C run to Earlswood led by Carolyn - nice route (even if a little shorter than a normal C run)...thanks Carolyn
by Matt Hale
09 Oct 2018 17:41
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Strava question
Replies: 20
Views: 579

Re: Strava question

Bit like Facebook's feed...my preference would be a chronological timeline, but someone must be impressed by the algorithms they seem to like developing!
by Matt Hale
06 Aug 2018 08:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 5th August
Replies: 20
Views: 1326

Re: Club Runs - 5th August

On the C run '100 in whatever' (which was in fact 100 in about 8.5) Andy Terry (L) Si Walker Dave Cox Dave Cole Adrian Ravenscroft Neil Evanson Will Woodhouse Alex Rybinski Pete Norman (part) Would have liked to join you, looked a good ride... from the photos, looked like Ade McHugh (not Ade Ravens...
by Matt Hale
05 Aug 2018 18:39
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Cinema - A Race to the End, Time Trial
Replies: 9
Views: 548

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

Looks good Si, have you booked?
by Matt Hale
13 Jul 2018 11:58
Forum: Pro Racing
Topic: Tour de France
Replies: 11
Views: 797

Re: Tour de France

Yes - has anyone set set up a fantasy team?

It has moved away from velogames and gone 'in-house'...link here https://fantasy.letour.fr/index.php

If anyone has joined, could create a Beacon league
by Matt Hale
08 Jul 2018 16:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th July
Replies: 9
Views: 961

Re: Club runs - 8th July

On the incident free B ride to Clows Top:

Matt Hale (L)
Toby Hale
John Roberts
Judy Smart
Si Walker
Simon Woodward

Well done everyone...a tough route in the heat
by Matt Hale
06 Jul 2018 18:14
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th July
Replies: 9
Views: 961

Re: Club runs - 8th July

I'll lead a B run - destination Clows Top. Should be around 56 miles BH to BH. Route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27992147
by Matt Hale
24 Jun 2018 14:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th June
Replies: 13
Views: 1080

Re: Club runs - 24th June

Fantastic C ride to Wolverley on a beautiful day. The cafe stop was at Wolverley village stores/Gil's - very accommodating and good selection in a nice spot. Riders were: Matt Hale (L) Dave Cole Dave Cox Neil Evanson Mark Gardner Toby Hale Dave Hutchings Mark McConkey Adrian McHugh Pete Norman Judy ...
by Matt Hale
18 Jun 2018 16:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th June
Replies: 13
Views: 1080

Re: Club runs - 24th June

As per Philip Whitemans post in April: The high class restaurant (aka dodgy shack) has been condemned as unsafe. Instead the railway are now using a railway carriage as a interim measure. This means that use by cycling groups will become more problematic due to limited capacity and at seat service. ...
by Matt Hale
18 Jun 2018 16:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th June
Replies: 13
Views: 1080

Re: Club runs - 24th June

I can lead a C Run - destination Bewdley. I'm going to copy Neil's suggestion, and go with an early start - meet 8:15 for an 8:30 departure. Route will be around 48 miles BH to BH. Here's the proposed route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27830103 I am planning a cafe stop though and open to suggest...
by Matt Hale
03 Jun 2018 15:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs -3rd June
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Re: Club runs -3rd June

On the 'hilly' B ride to Arley Arboretum:

Matt Hale (L)
Laurie Derbyshire
Paul Derbyshire
Eugene Farrell
Andy McGrath

Textbook stuff today. Thanks for the company on a lovely sunny day.
by Matt Hale
03 Jun 2018 00:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs -3rd June
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Re: Club runs -3rd June

Bit of a late post, but if there's interest, I could lead a B run to Arley Arboretum. 47 miles BH to BH. If numbers/interest is low, may join the C ride. Will endeavour to give more notice next time!
by Matt Hale
14 May 2018 12:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 13th May
Replies: 8
Views: 1028

Re: Club runs - 13th May

Thanks Si,

Fantastic ride today - with the novelty of a hidden 'new' cobbled climb that had most(all?) people walking. Next time we'll know what's coming! :lol:
by Matt Hale
23 Apr 2018 11:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2166

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
by Matt Hale
20 Mar 2018 10:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th March
Replies: 17
Views: 1666

Re: Club runs - 25th March

Hi George,

Si Walker led the C ride there on 18th Feb, so not too long ago. Not sure which cafe they stopped at, but normally a good destination!
by Matt Hale
13 Dec 2017 11:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 17th December
Replies: 11
Views: 1726

Re: Club runs - 17th December

Hi Dave,

Is the intention to return to the Black Horse on the way back, or head to Chaddesley Corbett?

thanks

Matt
by Matt Hale
12 Nov 2017 20:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th November
Replies: 27
Views: 3237

Re: Club runs - 12th November

Thanks Dave... a few unplanned turns too 😀
by Matt Hale
12 Nov 2017 17:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th November
Replies: 27
Views: 3237

Re: Club runs - 12th November

Well a C ride with a difference today 😁 After stopping for a fl*t somewhere near Cooksey Green, we carried on to tackle pig hill and get the blood pumping and warm everyone up! The cranks stopped turning at 10:59 and the group observed a minutes silence at 11. We carried on across the best countrysi...
by Matt Hale
11 Nov 2017 14:31
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th November
Replies: 27
Views: 3237

Re: Club runs - 12th November

I'll lead a C run to Cob House Fisheries

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26480740
by Matt Hale
15 Oct 2017 18:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th October
Replies: 14
Views: 2261

Re: Club runs - 15th October

Thanks for stepping in Si... nice run out to Hillers. Will see if I can get my computer working for next week!
by Matt Hale
14 Oct 2017 10:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th October
Replies: 14
Views: 2261

Re: Club runs - 15th October

I'll take the C ride... destination Halfpenny Green
by Matt Hale
24 Sep 2017 14:58
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th September
Replies: 8
Views: 1411

Re: Club runs - 24th September

On the C ride today:

Matthew Hale (Leading)
Toby Hale
Si Walker
Si Turner
Kelly Baker
Mark McConkey
Adrian McHugh
and...
Anne Hughes, World Champion 👏

Thanks all for a great day out.
by Matt Hale
23 Sep 2017 13:18
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th September
Replies: 8
Views: 1411

Re: Club runs - 24th September

I'll lead a C run to Lavender Hall fisheries
by Matt Hale
10 Sep 2017 15:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 10th September
Replies: 15
Views: 2136

Re: Club runs - 10th September

On the C ride today: Matthew Hale (Leading) Toby Hale Si Walker Neil Evanson Colin Hall Simon Turner Gemma Johnson Will Woodhouse Natalia Barroso Richard Jones Mel Kavanagh Mark McConkey Mark Gardner Huan Dong Pete Norman Thanks everyone... home before the rain and a well timed café stop meant the r...
by Matt Hale
09 Sep 2017 10:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 10th September
Replies: 15
Views: 2136

Re: Club runs - 10th September

I'll lead a C run to Fladbury, café will be Café Craycombe.

Out via Tardebigge, Bradley Green and the Lench especially. Back via Bishampton, Stoke Prior and Dayhouse Bank.
by Matt Hale
27 Aug 2017 18:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th August
Replies: 12
Views: 1815

Re: Club runs - 27th August

Thanks for leading George... lovely day out.

Strava says that we rode with Eugene Farrell
by Matt Hale
13 Aug 2017 14:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 13th August
Replies: 11
Views: 1699

Re: Club runs - 13th August

On the thoroughly enjoyable C ride today: Matthew Hale (leading) Pete Norman Toby Hale Si Walker Neil Evanson Colin Hall Helen Jamieson Mark McConkey John Stewart David Little Dave Cole rode with us to Bewdley and then turned off just before the café. Gary's mac met us at Cafe, but didn't ride back ...
by Matt Hale
12 Aug 2017 20:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 13th August
Replies: 11
Views: 1699

Re: Club runs - 13th August

Here's the route for the C ride - destination: Wyre Forest (49 miles)

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24142740
by Matt Hale
12 Aug 2017 14:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 13th August
Replies: 11
Views: 1699

Re: Club runs - 13th August

I'll lead a C ride... destination TBC. Will post details later
by Matt Hale
16 Jul 2017 20:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th July
Replies: 15
Views: 1923

Re: Club runs - 16th July

Cheers Dave, thanks for leading
by Matt Hale
25 Jun 2017 15:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th June
Replies: 11
Views: 1527

Re: Club runs - 25th June

Thanks Pete, really good run for Toby's first C run 👍
by Matt Hale
05 Jun 2017 10:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 4th June
Replies: 16
Views: 1918

Re: Club Runs - 4th June

The B ride to the Wyre Forest Visitor Centre was made by a small but select group: Phil Gameson (leader) Vincent Bulso Matthew Hale We made it to the café with only a slight bit of drizzle, but it still felt cold when setting off on the way back. We made it as far as Belbroughton before there was a...
by Matt Hale
19 May 2017 00:30
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: West Midlands Schools Hill Climb Championships
Replies: 2
Views: 407

Could be interested in this Tim (for Toby... maybe Isobel) - was going to ask about this on Sunday (assuming it's all go for Derby). If there are any forms to fill in, would you be able to bring them?

thanks very much
by Matt Hale
07 May 2017 16:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 7th May
Replies: 20
Views: 2331

Thanks Dave, Toby enjoyed himself today - will try and keep working on his endurance to get him out on the C run soon!
by Matt Hale
03 May 2017 07:45
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 7th May
Replies: 20
Views: 2331

Dave,

I can ride support for the intro ride - hoping to bring my son along. Do you have a route available?
by Matt Hale
27 Apr 2017 21:59
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Track Championships Sat 1st July at Halesowen
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Great, thanks Tim...see you Saturday
by Matt Hale
26 Apr 2017 19:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Track Championships Sat 1st July at Halesowen
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Thanks for the info Tim,

Can I just check the age limit for the juniors (for this weekends session and also for the track champs)?

cheers

Matt
by Matt Hale
18 Apr 2017 12:53
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: 23mm vs 25mm tyres
Replies: 15
Views: 1828

Good article here:

https://intheknowcycling.com/2015/05/28 ... ike-tires/

...suggests trying to match your tyre width to your rim
by Matt Hale
27 Jan 2017 15:42
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 7941

Paid via bank transfer
by Matt Hale
09 Jan 2017 00:05
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 7941

Thanks for organising the session Tim, loved it! Please put me down for the next session
by Matt Hale
05 Dec 2016 10:14
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 7941

Thanks Tim (& Gary), I'm in - paid via bank transfer
by Matt Hale
18 Nov 2016 15:52
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 7941

Hi Tim,

I'd be up for this

cheers Matt
by Matt Hale
30 Oct 2016 15:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 30th October
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Cheers Phil, smashing ride today... have you blanked the hills from your memory! Shame we missed Oscar Wilde at the café stop!
by Matt Hale
24 Oct 2016 09:20
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 23rd October
Replies: 22
Views: 2642

Jose,

Cat and fiddle route here:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/10751299