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by Hels147
17 Apr 2019 20:41
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 3143

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Are we able to get any women’s shorts stu?
by Hels147
23 Mar 2019 14:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th March
Replies: 16
Views: 923

Re: Club Runs - 24th March

Saturday beaconette’s ride Helen jamieson (lead) Sandy Henshaw Katie Chesworth There were only three of us this morning, so we decided to join up with the Northfield cycle shop ride to be sociable and also for a change in route. We headed out to tardebrig, then left them as they were going to a cafe...
by Hels147
21 Mar 2019 21:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th March
Replies: 16
Views: 923

Re: Club Runs - 24th March

I’m leading the women’s ride on Saturday. It’ll be the normal route and the normal 8 for 8:15am start, as I refuse to get out of bed any earlier on a weekend! :lol:
by Hels147
18 Mar 2019 09:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 12th May 2019 - Velo Bham Road Closures
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: 12th May 2019 - Velo Bham Road Closures

Tim wrote:
13 Mar 2019 18:12
Or keep the club runs short, stick up the gazebo, and hand out cake, sweets and cheers to riders :D
Yes please! It would be great to see the beacon gazebo up! I’d do it, but I’m riding the velo!
by Hels147
18 Mar 2019 09:28
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Newport Track Session
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: Newport Track Session

I think it’s the distance. :( If I hadn’t been able to get a lift of carolyn, I wouldn’t have gone.
by Hels147
24 Feb 2019 16:14
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th February
Replies: 11
Views: 872

Re: Club Runs - 24th February

Oh, and kudos, I think that was sandy’s first C run after going out on the Saturday ladies ride for a few weeks!
by Hels147
24 Feb 2019 16:13
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th February
Replies: 11
Views: 872

Re: Club Runs - 24th February

Thanks for leading Simon, it was really appreciated.
It was a lovely ride in perfect weather (once the fog burnt off), although there is definitely a difference in opinion as to what constitutes a hill! Lol
by Hels147
09 Feb 2019 13:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 10th February
Replies: 7
Views: 828

Re: Club Runs - 10th February

Beaconette’s Saturday ride! An architect, a project manager, a planning engineer and a civil engineer all met up at the black horse on a Saturday morning... sounds like the beginning of a joke, but I can assure you the ladies rides are no joke! 4 of us were on the ride today and it took till about h...
by Hels147
09 Feb 2019 13:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 609

Re: BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

Unfortunately I can’t make that date, so if anyone wants to borrow my track bike (size 54 ish I think) give me a shout.
by Hels147
09 Feb 2019 13:06
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 3143

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Only just seen this - serves me right for going on holiday. I’m after some women’s bib shorts. Need to work out size, but it looks like we won’t make the minimum order anyway? ☹️
by Hels147
22 Nov 2018 22:24
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Dinner tickets go off sale Monday 26 November.
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Dinner tickets go off sale Monday 26 November.

Have you got your ticket for the Beacon Annual Awards and Dinner yet? If not, why not?! This will be your last opportunity to hear the fabulously funny Mr David Cole speak as your club president. Our much loved president is stepping down this year, leaving some big shoes to fill! If charts and graph...
by Hels147
22 Nov 2018 22:23
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Replies: 8
Views: 951

Re: 2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Have you got your ticket for the Beacon Annual Awards and Dinner yet? If not, why not?! This will be your last opportunity to hear the fabulously funny Mr David Cole speak as your club president. Our much loved president is stepping down this year, leaving some big shoes to fill! If charts and graph...
by Hels147
08 Oct 2018 17:49
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Resignation of the President
Replies: 13
Views: 1430

Re: Resignation of the President

Nooooooooooo! *...)

That’s such a shame. Thanks for all the hard work you’ve put into making Beacon a great club.
by Hels147
08 Oct 2018 17:15
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 7th October
Replies: 23
Views: 2048

Re: Club runs - 7th October

I rode solo back from Shelsley Walsh due to those darn hills! I kept getting tantalising glimpses of the B run, but alas, could never catch them!
by Hels147
02 Oct 2018 19:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 7th October
Replies: 23
Views: 2048

Re: Club runs - 7th October

I want to watch the hill climb, but there’s no way I’m B run pace atm, so I’ll bimble along and meet you all there.
by Hels147
28 Sep 2018 08:09
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Velo Birmingham 2019

Love it or loath it, the velo is back again next year and entry opens on Thursday! Last time there was an opportunity to use a team name on the entry form, and as a result a lot of Beacon riders were able to start together. If they do it again this time, I’m suggesting we use “Beacon” as the team na...
by Hels147
24 Sep 2018 21:41
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Replies: 8
Views: 951

2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Beacon Roads Cycling Club cordially invites you, your partner, and guests to celebrate the achievements of club members at the 72nd Beacon Awards Dinner, which will be held at Hillscourt on Saturday 1 December starting at 6pm. The evening starts with a welcome drink in the bar, followed by a three-c...
by Hels147
25 Aug 2018 22:05
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 84
Views: 6861

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

Hi Stu

You’ve missed my small ladies jersey off the list?

Cheers

Helen
by Hels147
21 Aug 2018 21:53
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 84
Views: 6861

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

I need a small ladies fit jersey as a crash replacement. Ta.
by Hels147
03 Aug 2018 06:28
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 84
Views: 6861

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

tessas wrote:
25 Jul 2018 06:34
Hi Stuart,

Could I get the S woman jersey?

Thanks !
Tessa
Hi Tessa. Have you tried the jerseys on? The women’s are a bit large. I wear a small, and im a bit bigger than you! You may need an XS. Happy for you to try on my jersey to check.

Helen.
by Hels147
08 Jul 2018 14:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th July
Replies: 9
Views: 1403

Re: Club runs - 8th July

Had a lovely, steady paced C run to vale golf course today, with no incidents, other than the usual impatient drivers *sigh*. The bacon sandwiches were as nice as I remembered, and the company was great. We met a few at the cafe and we split into two groups on the way back. One was faster, and inclu...
by Hels147
07 Jul 2018 23:02
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: New Beacon RCC Kit Order
Replies: 84
Views: 6861

Re: New Beacon RCC Kit Order

Hi. I need a short sleeved ladies jersey. It’s a crash replacement. Do you need a minimum of 10 ladies jerseys?
Cheers

Helen
by Hels147
07 Jul 2018 10:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th July
Replies: 9
Views: 1403

Re: Club runs - 8th July

Ill lead a C run, probably to the vale golf course. Am just trying to check with them, so will confirm. It’ll be a steady pace coz I’ve not been doing much distance riding this year. So that means fast downhill and a snail up! :lol: The route is the one we did last year. It’s around 50miles and the ...
by Hels147
30 Jun 2018 20:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st July
Replies: 20
Views: 2178

Re: Club runs - 1st July

It’ll be good to see you too dave. I’ve not been on a club run in months! I’ll be digging out my f50 suncream though! Lol.
by Hels147
30 Jun 2018 16:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st July
Replies: 20
Views: 2178

Re: Club runs - 1st July

What time is the into ride leaving the black horse? It is normal time? I may come along on the intro. My back wheel is in the bike shop, so I’ll be on my commuter/winter bike....
by Hels147
05 Jun 2018 21:14
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club kit order - deadline 31 March
Replies: 26
Views: 2723

Re: Club kit order - deadline 31 March

Hi Dave, any news on the kit order? I’m really hoping it arrives before the 9up TTT a week Friday!
Cheers
Helen
by Hels147
18 May 2018 19:53
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Panier racks etc
Replies: 3
Views: 675

Re: Panier racks etc

Will the pannier racks fit a disc brake bike?
by Hels147
20 Apr 2018 16:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 22nd April
Replies: 11
Views: 1675

Re: Club runs - 22nd April

I’m blummin ill again. ☹️ I’ll put down to lead when I’m not feeling so pants.
by Hels147
09 Mar 2018 12:23
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Little Mountain Time Trial 15th April
Replies: 10
Views: 1411

Re: Beacon Little Mountain Time Trial 15th April

Hi. I’ll marshall again this year. Would prefer to be near HQ again if possible.
Thanks
by Hels147
19 Jan 2018 18:31
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: CyclCross 2017 report
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Re: CyclCross 2017 report

Is anyone going to the awards ceremony for WMCCL?
I’ve just got the email and I think I may have won something, but I’m not quite sure of the colour coding!
by Hels147
15 Jan 2018 22:01
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 7936

Re: Kit order 2017

Hi Gav, we sent feedback to them and they’ve responded. There’s a few tweaks they’re going to make and we’ve sent them a giordana jersey to make sure things like colour, font and positioning are sorted. I’ll chase again for an update and let you know.

Regards

Helen
by Hels147
10 Jan 2018 21:43
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans
Replies: 24
Views: 3339

Re: 2018 Racing Plans

I’m intending to do FNTL and cyclocross again this year.

I’ve also entered some mtb races as well, but not sure that info goes here as this is the road/track/cyclocross racing forum! :wink: :lol:
by Hels147
06 Jan 2018 22:39
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: HONC 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

Re: HONC 2018

Looks like there’s at least 6 beaconites entered! Gonna be fun!
by Hels147
29 Dec 2017 00:02
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: HONC 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1094

HONC 2018

Just to note that entry for the 2018 HONC opens at 7am on 6th January. Link (hopefully) below.

I'm wanting to do the 100km this year, but it'll all depend on training and the conditions on the day! :lol:

https://www.entrycentral.com/
by Hels147
22 Dec 2017 22:19
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: CyclCross 2017 report
Replies: 3
Views: 828

Re: CyclCross 2017 report

Cool. Well done all.
I also came 2nd in my age group. :D
by Hels147
04 Dec 2017 21:36
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Clear Vinyl Wrap
Replies: 7
Views: 1473

Re: Clear Vinyl Wrap

I've never used it, but it's pretty prolific in the world of mountain biking. Ive seen a lot of people use it.
by Hels147
01 Dec 2017 05:42
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1614

Re: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner

AdeR wrote:
01 Dec 2017 00:22
Any tickets left?
Just checking for you.
by Hels147
25 Nov 2017 21:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Awards Dinner Music!
Replies: 0
Views: 433

Awards Dinner Music!

Hi all, time to get your thinking caps on! Those of you who've attended the Awards Dinner will know that we play music for the prize winners as they go up to collect their trophy (or trophies if you're Jess or Matt 😉). The Dinner Committee are looking for suggestions for music for this year's winner...
by Hels147
08 Nov 2017 15:01
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: West Midland CX leauge
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Re: West Midland CX leauge

I'm 21st in the women's league and 2nd in my age category. No chance of moving up in my age category though as the person above me is 2nd in the league! :shock: :lol:
by Hels147
17 Oct 2017 10:40
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB
Replies: 16
Views: 2956

Re: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB

That was everything I hoped it would be and nothing that I feared it could be. Very respectful and touching, almost without exception motorists seemed to know what was going on and pulled over and waited respectfully even when there wasn't a police motorcyclist in their face. Kudos to WM Police for...
by Hels147
14 Oct 2017 10:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th October
Replies: 14
Views: 2870

Re: Club runs - 15th October

Phil - I'm racing cyclocross ATM, so not doing club runs. I'll look to lead once the season ends.
by Hels147
13 Oct 2017 21:16
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB
Replies: 16
Views: 2956

Re: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB

Agreed Helen and Steve. Not the time for protest or directing blame although hard not to be angry and want to aim that towards someone. I think high numbers on the ride is a show of protest and demand for action enough. Yeah - I just always hope there isn't a militant faction at these type of event...
by Hels147
12 Oct 2017 20:21
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB
Replies: 16
Views: 2956

Re: Memorial ride and vigil on Monday from UoB

I'm going. For me, it's not as much about the protest element, its more the rememberance of cyclists who've lost their life on the roads.
by Hels147
12 Oct 2017 18:16
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: CYCLOCROSS TRAINING SESSION 14/09/17
Replies: 9
Views: 1305

Re: CYCLOCROSS TRAINING SESSION 14/09/17

I'm not gonna make tonight, but if anyone is about Saturday afternoon I need to practice my dismounts etc with the spds.....!
by Hels147
09 Oct 2017 07:44
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1614

Annual Beacon Awards Dinner

Beacon Roads Cycling Club cordially invites you, your partner, and guests to celebrate the achievements of club members at the 71st Beacon Awards Dinner. At Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rose Hill, Lickey On 2nd December 2017, 6.00pm The evening starts with a ‘welcome drink’ in the bar, followed by ...
by Hels147
03 Oct 2017 10:57
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: Cyclone 24 hr track ride
Replies: 2
Views: 805

Re: Cyclone 24 hr track ride

I'm interested. :D
by Hels147
27 Sep 2017 21:44
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 5861

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

Tim - if I'm not lucky enough to get entry next year, I think a beacon fan zone would be great! Somewhere to meet up with other beaconites and cheer on the riders (needs to be near facilities though...! :oops: :D )
by Hels147
25 Sep 2017 21:54
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 5861

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

Well I blummin loved it! Much better than ridelondon for me. After starting with a load of other beaconites in A2, I knew I wouldn't be able to keep up, so was mentally prepared to ride the 100miles solo. However I got chatting to some random bloke in a Wales top at about mile 30ish and we rode the ...
by Hels147
07 Sep 2017 23:15
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 5861

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

Also A2 leaving at 7:25. 😊