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by Hels147
31 Jul 2020 15:44
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Rs81 c35 11 speed wheels - sold
Replies: 0
Views: 101

Rs81 c35 11 speed wheels - sold

I’ve got a total of 4 of these wheels surplus now as I no longer have a rim brake bike. The two front wheels have a reasonable amount of wear left on them, one of the rear has no rim marker left, so probably only useful for a turbo. The other rear has slight damage on the carbon section, however I r...
by Hels147
31 Jul 2020 15:40
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Used, Shimano ultegra 6800 part groupset - SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Used, Shimano ultegra 6800 part groupset - SOLD

I’ve got the brakes, levers, chain set (?), front derailleur, basically everything apart from the cassette,chain, the rear derailleur and I think the BB is bonded into the frame, So unlikely to get that out! Was on my old summer bike, so not had much use. I might need some help to get it all off the...
by Hels147
31 Jul 2020 15:37
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Track bike. 54cm
Replies: 0
Views: 32

Track bike. 54cm

Dream, alu track bike, hand made in Italy, I think is 54cm.
Has 49T and 50T chain rings to go with it.
£200
Haven’t a clue how to attach photos!
by Hels147
31 Jul 2020 15:35
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Shimano 105 RD 5800 rear derailleur for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Shimano 105 RD 5800 rear derailleur for sale

Brand new, never used, 11 speed. Took it off my commuter as soon as I bought it and its been sitting in a plastic bag in a drawer ever since.
£25
by Hels147
31 Jul 2020 15:33
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Tacx Antares rollers for sale - SOld
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Tacx Antares rollers for sale - SOld

Rollers for sale. Very light use. £75
by Hels147
02 May 2020 11:14
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Not the LMTT - 26th April
Replies: 9
Views: 1012

Re: Not the LMTT - 26th April

Ian - can you add hannah Dayan to the zwift meet ups?
Ta. Helen
by Hels147
25 Apr 2020 11:39
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Not the LMTT - 26th April
Replies: 9
Views: 1012

Re: Not the LMTT - 26th April

Can I join for a bit? I’m not up to 2.6hrs on zwift just yet! Lol
by Hels147
24 Apr 2020 20:56
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon (virtual) social Quiz night - Thursday 23rd April
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: Beacon (virtual) social Quiz night - Thursday 23rd April

Pants! Sorry matt, I completely forgot! I blame the fact I’m still working full time. Hope it went well.
by Hels147
19 Jan 2020 12:11
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Sunrise and Snowdrop Audaxes - helpers nearly complete
Replies: 13
Views: 1410

Re: Sunrise and Snowdrop Audaxes - Call for helpers

Hi phil. Thought id volunteered ages ago for morning registration?? Ah well.
by Hels147
30 Dec 2019 22:35
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon bobble hat?
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Re: Beacon bobble hat?

Hey all! So those who ordered have either collected their hats, or have been contacted to arrange collection/delivery. I’m really pleased with how the hats have turned out. They’re good quality with the embroidered beacon patch on the front. This was a one off order, so they are limited edition! Bec...
by Hels147
25 Nov 2019 20:30
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Little Mountain Time Trial 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 2391

Re: Little Mountain Time Trial 2020

I’ve been ordered to bake!
by Hels147
31 Oct 2019 21:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon bobble hat?
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Re: Beacon bobble hat?

Order update!!!

We’ve succeeded in getting enough numbers to place an order and we should be receiving them before Christmas!!

I’ll post another update when I get more details about specific delivery date, and also about distribution/collection.

Cheers all.
by Hels147
22 Oct 2019 20:24
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: First Aiders Required
Replies: 3
Views: 865

Re: First Aiders Required

Hey. I marshal a bit and used to be a first aider. I’m good to get the training again if it helps the club out.
by Hels147
20 Oct 2019 21:29
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: WMCCL - league table
Replies: 0
Views: 1335

WMCCL - league table

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Name Category position Total league points position cat position league points position cat position league points position cat position league points position cat position league points position cat position league points Stephen Croggon M V55 1 261 43 14 60 ...
by Hels147
20 Oct 2019 21:28
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: WMCCL round 5 - race report
Replies: 0
Views: 805

WMCCL round 5 - race report

WMCCL – Round 5 – Newport Shropshire Cycling Club So, this week’s race was less dramatic, in that the mud wasn’t as clarty as previous weeks, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t blumming tough! The normal single track was missing from this round due to construction works, so the course was routed around...
by Hels147
15 Oct 2019 11:10
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: WMCCL round 4 race report.
Replies: 1
Views: 610

WMCCL round 4 race report.

WMCCL round 4 – Solihull CC, Heart of England Conference Centre Well, what a race day that was! Normally, the section of the course people dread at the Heart of England Conference Centre is the sand pit….. well not this time! The ground was so wet that the sand was one of the easier parts! There was...
by Hels147
01 Oct 2019 19:54
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo birmingham 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 2009

Re: Velo birmingham 2020

Fab! I entered today. Not cheap, but I decided I wanted to do it! :)
by Hels147
24 Sep 2019 18:55
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo birmingham 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 2009

Velo birmingham 2020

It looks like entries for next year open soon.

I’m going to enter again and like before, I’ll put Beacon RCC as my reference. I know I can’t keep up with most Beacon riders, but it is nice to have company in the starting pen!
by Hels147
17 Sep 2019 12:39
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: WMCCL - round 2 race report
Replies: 0
Views: 857

WMCCL - round 2 race report

Race Report WMCCL round 2 – Redditch Road and Path CC – Sunday 16 Oct 2019 We’ve not had much rain recently, and that meant the course on Sunday for the second round of the WMCCL was hard, dry and fast! The course at Redditch is around the outside of the running track, the football pitch and into an...
by Hels147
01 Sep 2019 21:38
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon bobble hat?
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Re: Beacon bobble hat?

Orders are open. If we don’t get enough interest by 22 sept, we won’t be able to place an order. Please spread the word. Tia.

http://beaconrcc.org.uk/beacon-bobble-hat-orders/
by Hels147
01 Sep 2019 21:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 1st September
Replies: 21
Views: 3511

Re: Club Runs - 1st September

We had a ladies ride on Saturday, just laurie and I. Please put laurie down as leader as she dragged me round and deserves those extra points!!!!
by Hels147
11 Aug 2019 11:22
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 11th August
Replies: 13
Views: 2904

Re: Club Runs - 11th August

Just myself and catherine corr on the ladies ride today. A nice ride and a steady pace, with a yucky headwind at times! No incidents.
by Hels147
10 Aug 2019 18:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 11th August
Replies: 13
Views: 2904

Re: Club Runs - 11th August

I’m leading a ladies ride tomorrow. We’re doing the usual route of around 27 miles, setting off from the black horse at 8am. No cafe stop.
by Hels147
21 Jul 2019 18:34
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon bobble hat?
Replies: 9
Views: 1645

Beacon bobble hat?

I know it’s the middle of summer, and thoughts of colder days are far away, but would anyone be interested if I got some beacon bobble hats made by the big bobble hat company? We can get some made in beacon colours, with a woven beacon badge on the front. Depending on numbers, they’ll be around £18 ...
by Hels147
19 Jul 2019 21:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 21st July
Replies: 12
Views: 2787

Re: Club Runs - 21st July

Hi. I can’t lead a C coz my garmin isn’t reliable, but if anyone wants to lead a C, but is nervous, I’m offering to help.
Cheers
Hels
by Hels147
07 Jul 2019 11:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 7th July
Replies: 17
Views: 3353

Re: Club Runs - 7th July

Hey. Catherine Corr and I did a Beacon ladies burst from the black horse this morning. We both needed to get back!
by Hels147
06 Jul 2019 17:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 7th July
Replies: 17
Views: 3353

Re: Club Runs - 7th July

Fenella wrote:
06 Jul 2019 12:07
Only me on the women's ride this morning. 40 miles and managed not to drop myself.
Gutted not to join you today, but I didn’t pick the bike up till 11am.
by Hels147
29 Jun 2019 20:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 30th June
Replies: 13
Views: 2921

Re: Club Runs - 30th June

Fenella wrote:
29 Jun 2019 12:39
Thanks for guiding us round. Really enjoyed the ride today.
Thanks for helping with the navigation in the middle! Was lovely to see you.
by Hels147
29 Jun 2019 10:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 30th June
Replies: 13
Views: 2921

Re: Club Runs - 30th June

Beacon ladies ride today. No incidents apart from me getting us slightly lost, but we did find a couple of lovely lanes!!

Helen jamieson (lead)
Sandy Henshaw
Fenella Brown
by Hels147
20 Jun 2019 21:28
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New bike.... any thoughts?
Replies: 13
Views: 3557

Re: New bike.... any thoughts?

What do you actually want it for? Road summer / road winter / touring / audax / racing / time-trialing... So many options you might need to narrow it down a bit? Yeah - I really loved my old roubaix, so probably similar relaxed geometry. I can’t see me on an aggressive racing set up!! Lol Our c2w i...
by Hels147
12 Jun 2019 17:48
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New bike.... any thoughts?
Replies: 13
Views: 3557

Re: New bike.... any thoughts?

So glad you got the insurance Helen, pity about the Roubaix though. There are so many good bikes about you will be spoiled for choice. Most brands get good reviews in Cycling Weekly. I'd still try some shops though and get a good fit. Red Kite have the Trek range nowadays not sure who has Specialis...
by Hels147
12 Jun 2019 17:47
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New bike.... any thoughts?
Replies: 13
Views: 3557

Re: New bike.... any thoughts?

Matt Hale wrote:
12 Jun 2019 17:11
This:

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

Cycle to work, no £1000 limit!
Unfortunately I doubt I’d get that past work! Our C2W is through Evans.
by Hels147
12 Jun 2019 15:23
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New bike.... any thoughts?
Replies: 13
Views: 3557

New bike.... any thoughts?

Ok, so Beacon hive mind, I’m looking for recommendations.... My Roubaix is a write off, but the lovely insurance people have paid out. So, I’m in the market for a new bike! The roubaix was the first road bike I ever bought and I got it coz I was clueless and the specialized store were nice to me! Lo...
by Hels147
12 Jun 2019 15:13
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Track bike to commuter.....
Replies: 7
Views: 1931

Re: Track bike to commuter.....

JessRJ wrote:
06 Jun 2019 07:30
Oh no! What happened to your summer bike?
I’ve managed to bend the rear dropout. *...)
by Hels147
09 Jun 2019 18:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 9th June
Replies: 15
Views: 3733

Re: Club Runs - 9th June

Well, I think I might have been the sole beacon volunteer at the racing in the city centre today, an event that we were named as helping support...
Because I rode there and back, does that mean I get club run leader points?
by Hels147
05 Jun 2019 16:14
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Track bike to commuter.....
Replies: 7
Views: 1931

Re: Track bike to commuter.....

Hi Helen - you will need brakes front and rear if going single speed - does it have a rear brake hole as well? Something like a 48t front / 18t rear would be good for commuting - that's a 72 inch gear :) Hi. Not sure. TBH, I’ve parked this idea at the moment. I’m too depressed about my summer bike ...
by Hels147
21 May 2019 22:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 19th May
Replies: 25
Views: 4688

Re: Club Runs - 19th May

I forgot to mention that we found a lost mobile phone on the C run. Andy Nott made sure it made its way back to its owner.
by Hels147
19 May 2019 13:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 19th May
Replies: 25
Views: 4688

Re: Club Runs - 19th May

Today’s C run to the Meriden service started out well. 5 of us set off from the black horse. Unfortunately about 10 miles short of Meriden I suffered an almost terminal mehanical. The guys managed to turn it into a single speed and get the wheel back in, albeit in a quite low gear so I was peddling ...
by Hels147
16 May 2019 21:18
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED
Replies: 12
Views: 2507

Re: wed 22nd May K36/4.5 CANCELLED

Gutted! This is the only TT I do coz I can’t get lost!!!
by Hels147
15 May 2019 17:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: STORAGE AT LAST!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1501

Re: STORAGE AT LAST!!!

Wow, well done guys. This has been a bit of a slog, but you’ve got there.
by Hels147
15 May 2019 07:36
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Track bike to commuter.....
Replies: 7
Views: 1931

Track bike to commuter.....

Ok, so I’m not too sure about whether I'm going to do any more track racing atm, so I have a bike currently sitting around doing nothing that I’d like to be able to use for commuting. I’m assuming I can easily fit a front brake coz the fork already has a hole in, but what else? Am I best going for a...
by Hels147
14 May 2019 19:10
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 19th May
Replies: 25
Views: 4688

Re: Club Runs - 19th May

For anyone who’s not aware, it’s the service at the cyclists’s Memorial in meridan on Sunday. We’ll ride to lavender hall for breakfast, then go onto meridan for the service, where wreaths will be laid from Beacon RCC and other cycling clubs from around the region. If the weather looks cool, please ...
by Hels147
09 May 2019 22:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs April, May and June 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 4976

Re: A, B and C Club runs April, May and June 2019

I’ll lead the C to Meriden for the memorial service. It’ll be an 8am start, ride to lavender hall fisheries for breakfast, then on to Meriden for the service. Bring something warm if the weather is inclement.
by Hels147
07 May 2019 07:56
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 2563

Re: Velo Birmingham 2019

What start waves are people in? I’m red 2
by Hels147
06 May 2019 19:20
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 21667

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Oops! :shock:
£40.80 paid by PayPal just now. :D
by Hels147
28 Apr 2019 14:39
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs -28th April
Replies: 12
Views: 2834

Re: Club Runs -28th April

Well, despite being adamant I wasn’t going to..... I ended up leading the C run to lavender hall fisheries (it’s the only route in my garmin! Lol). It was a good run with no incidents. The ave speed was right at the top of the C run pace, so maybe I’m not as unfit as I feared?! On the run were; Hele...
by Hels147
27 Apr 2019 20:30
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 3141

Re: Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June

Hi - I’m doing a relay triathlon the day after, so I certainly won’t be riding this!
I’ll therefore help out with marshalling. :D
by Hels147
27 Apr 2019 18:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs -28th April
Replies: 12
Views: 2834

Re: Club Runs -28th April

Hi - I’ll be at the black horse in the morning and am looking to do a C run. My garmin is playing up and also I am NOT fit enough to lead a ride at the moment (which doesn’t look good for the velo in 2 weeks), so I will not lead a C run. However, if anyone is willing to lead, but is nervous about it...
by Hels147
17 Apr 2019 20:41
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 21667

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: 3974

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...