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by Matt Hale
23 Jun 2019 17:20
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 23rd June
Replies: 12
Views: 544

Re: Club runs - 23rd June

Thanks for leading the B ride Phil,

Riders were:

Claire Fudge
Phil Gameson
Wayne Gibbs
Cedric Gioan
Matt Hale
Toby Hale
John Hitchcock
Noel O'Dwyer

Met at the cafe - George Barker and Phil Whiteman 👍
by Matt Hale
16 Jun 2019 22:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th June
Replies: 12
Views: 649

Re: Club runs - 16th June

On the B ride to Arley Arboretum

Matt Hale (L)
Claire Fudge
Cedric Gioan
Noel O'Dwyer

Thanks all, a few showers, but otherwise incident free. Sure we had a favourable wind on the way back 😉
by Matt Hale
15 Jun 2019 20:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th June
Replies: 12
Views: 649

Re: Club runs - 16th June

Happy to take a B ride to Arley Arboretum if Simon (White) doesn't make it.

Route similar or same as this:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27687806
by Matt Hale
12 Jun 2019 18:39
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New bike.... any thoughts?
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: New bike.... any thoughts?

Hels147 wrote:
12 Jun 2019 17:47


Unfortunately I doubt I’d get that past work! Our C2W is through Evans.
Says that you can apply directly...doesn't have to be through your employer.
by Matt Hale
12 Jun 2019 17:11
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New bike.... any thoughts?
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: New bike.... any thoughts?

This:

https://www.canyon.com/en-gb/customer-s ... ative.html

Cycle to work, no £1000 limit!
by Matt Hale
07 Jun 2019 14:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 9th June
Replies: 15
Views: 1057

Re: Club Runs - 9th June

rdleaper wrote:
04 Jun 2019 22:59
This looks suspiciously unlike a post about time trials? :wink:
As Richard's post, I'm seeing this post duplicated in the 'Time Trials' section and also all other sections of the message board - is this intentional, or is something amiss?
by Matt Hale
26 May 2019 16:10
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 26th May
Replies: 19
Views: 1115

Re: Club runs - 26th May

Due to lowish numbers at the BH, the decision was made to combine the A and B rides. So we started with 10 heading to the Den cafe at Stanford Bridge, but quickly became 7 due to mechanicals. Hope those affected managed to get back ok. Matt Hale Claire Fudge Phil Gameson Richard Leaper Neil Orchard ...
by Matt Hale
25 May 2019 11:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 26th May
Replies: 19
Views: 1115

Re: Club runs - 26th May

I'll take the B ride - Den cafe stanford bridge.

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30084160
by Matt Hale
06 May 2019 22:30
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Kids Beacon long sleeve Jersey
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Kids Beacon long sleeve Jersey

I have a Giordana kids Beacon L/S jersey (Age 8) for sale...£15. Still in great condition. Probably suitable fit for a child between 7-9 (depending on their size).

Message me if interested...happy to arrange a 'fitting' if required.
by Matt Hale
05 May 2019 20:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th May
Replies: 10
Views: 946

Re: Club runs - 5th May

Cheers Nick, thanks for leading... enjoyed it today.

Rob Wade is missing from the list and
by Matt Hale
25 Apr 2019 20:06
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: L'etape du Tour 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: L'etape du Tour 2019

No, but planning on going to see the penultimate stage (Albertville to Val Thorens)...gonna try and watch on the Cormet de Roselend. Hoping to be riding 25-28th Jul, based in Saint Gervais.

Have you got accommodation sorted?
by Matt Hale
19 Apr 2019 21:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 21st April
Replies: 12
Views: 1010

Re: Club Runs - 21st April

Here's the route...where would suit you to meet- prob set off around 9am. Two stops as exploring- Bodenham Arboretum, then halfpenny green.
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29730803
by Matt Hale
19 Apr 2019 20:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 21st April
Replies: 12
Views: 1010

Re: Club Runs - 21st April

Heading out tomorrow (instead of Sunday) if anyone wants to tag along. B ride pace, approx 55 mile round trip for me from Bearwood. Heading towards halfpenny green, so could stop off at Clent or Romsley along the way

Post on here if interested
by Matt Hale
18 Apr 2019 12:15
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 93
Views: 5718

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Paid £19.80 by bank transfer (ref: MATT HALE TRACK)...thanks Stu
by Matt Hale
14 Apr 2019 17:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 14th April
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: Club Runs - 14th April

On the B-ride today:

Matt Hale (L)
Toby Hale
Ewan Hamnett
Alistair Hey
Ka Li
Pete Norman

Thanks all - fairly fast on the way out, aided by a tailwind. Headwind and hillier on the way back.
by Matt Hale
11 Apr 2019 21:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 14th April
Replies: 6
Views: 877

Re: Club Runs - 14th April

Put me down to lead the B ride... destination likely to be Wolverley. Approx 50 miles, out via Stourport & Bewdley, return via Kinver and Clent. Slightly longer outward journey
by Matt Hale
01 Apr 2019 11:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st March
Replies: 22
Views: 1473

Re: Club runs - 31st March

Dave Cox wrote:
31 Mar 2019 16:19
Somewhat extended C Run to Bewdley

Didn't you head to Evesham Dave? :?: :)
by Matt Hale
05 Mar 2019 10:24
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 93
Views: 5718

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Hi Stu,

Can I order a Men's S/S VERO PRO Jersey, Size (S),

thanks, Matt
by Matt Hale
26 Feb 2019 18:34
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Islabikes Beinn 24 (Ages 7+)
Replies: 0
Views: 261

Islabikes Beinn 24 (Ages 7+)

Listing this also on ebay (start price £150), excellent kids bike

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/163567363502
by Matt Hale
31 Jan 2019 14:28
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Danny Mason Highlands challenge
Replies: 2
Views: 395

Re: Danny Mason Highlands challenge

Thanks Col - just signed up for this...looks good!
by Matt Hale
23 Dec 2018 21:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 23rd December
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Re: Club runs - 23rd December

On the B run to the Swan via Jinney Ring Café:

Matt Hale (L)
Toby Hale
Pete Norman
Mark Russell, and...all the Si's
Si Turner
Si Walker
Si Woodward

Merry Christmas everybody!
by Matt Hale
17 Dec 2018 21:45
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 23rd December
Replies: 4
Views: 901

Re: Club runs - 23rd December

I'll lead a ride, weather permitting, to the Jinney Ring café, then onto Chaddesley Corbett. Route optimised to ensure that we get to the Swan for first orders! 😁🍻

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29053447
by Matt Hale
25 Nov 2018 19:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: CLUB RUNS - 25th November
Replies: 10
Views: 1366

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: 1596

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: 1596

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: 100
Views: 18262

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: 1282

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: 1282

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: 2579

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: 1641

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: 2611

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: 1192

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: 1796

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: 1637

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: 1637

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: 1916

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: 1916

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: 1916

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: 1598

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: 1598

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: 1645

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: 3186

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: 2646

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: 2431

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: 4896

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: 4896

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: 4896

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: 3258

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: 3258

Re: Club runs - 15th October

I'll take the C ride... destination Halfpenny Green