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by AdeR
24 Nov 2019 15:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Floodlit Cross Training
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Floodlit Cross Training

Who? - suitable for riders aged 5-12* What? - off road skills coaching When? - 26/11/19 18:00 -19:00 (or longer if there's demand) Where? Redgra Pitch Holders lane Why? - they've got floodlights which is a good idea in November! * but the lights will stay on till nine & I might just be a little slow...
by AdeR
23 Oct 2019 15:20
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: First Aiders Required
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: First Aiders Required

my cert is valid til May 2021
by AdeR
18 Oct 2019 14:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: PLEASE GET YOUR CLAIMS AND NOMINATIONS IN FOR CLUB TROPHIES ASAP
Replies: 5
Views: 539

Re: PLEASE GET YOUR CLAIMS AND NOMINATIONS IN FOR CLUB TROPHIES ASAP

Last call for prize claims. There is a trophy up for grabs awarded to "The junior member who, during the course of the year, secures the highest number of road race points from his/her twelve best results, as follows: Points are calculated from the rider’s finishing position. That normally involves ...
by AdeR
26 Sep 2019 19:56
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: CX Training Rowheath 03 10 19
Replies: 0
Views: 112

CX Training Rowheath 03 10 19

:idea: I'll be doing a cx training session for the kids on Thursday 3rd at Rowheath 5:45 - 6:45. I'm looking at cornering skills cx style through stakes & tape. If any adults would like some specific coaching on this let me know (here) & I can work with you after the kids are done.
by AdeR
24 Aug 2019 12:41
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Summer Holiday Cyclo Cross Reminder - this Tuesday
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Summer Holiday Cyclo Cross Reminder - this Tuesday

Dear Beaconards, We’re really looking forward to our next event which is the Cyclo cross race this Tuesday 27th August. Young riders aged 5-13 from across the West Midlands will be competing in a pre-season event between 1pm and 4pm and there are plenty of opportunities to help out. Please don’t wor...
by AdeR
29 Jul 2019 18:16
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Cyclo Cross 27th August
Replies: 1
Views: 1255

Cyclo Cross 27th August

Dear Beaconiks Following the successful grass track championships last week, we’re really looking forward to our next event which is the Cyclo cross race on Tuesday 27th August. Young riders aged 5-13 from across the West Midlands will be competing in a pre-season event between 1pm and 4pm and there...
by AdeR
28 Jul 2019 12:42
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Storage Update
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Re: Storage Update

The gazebo is now in the container
by AdeR
18 Jul 2019 06:30
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Grass track Championships 25th July
Replies: 0
Views: 187

Grass track Championships 25th July

Dear Beaconoids, At the academy, we’re really looking forward to our grass track championships next week. Young riders aged 5-13 from across the West Midlands will be competing in an omnium competition between 4pm & 7pm and there are plenty of opportunities to help out. Please don’t worry if you’re ...
by AdeR
18 Jul 2019 06:28
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kids races 060519 250719 270819
Replies: 12
Views: 1430

Re: Kids races 060519 250719 270819

Thanks Dave :-)
by AdeR
12 Jul 2019 16:36
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Storage Update
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Storage Update

There were some teething troubles with the container at Rowheath but I'm pleased to say I've now got the knack of opening & closing the thing. I nipped round to Dave Cole's after our session yesterday and moved some stuff out of his garage & into the container: cycle event signage; brooms; red flags...
by AdeR
08 Jul 2019 18:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: star visitor to training session
Replies: 0
Views: 267

star visitor to training session

Dear Beaconistas, There are volunteering opportunities and there are volunteering opportunities. Here’s one you won’t want to miss out on of you can possibly make it. This Thursday at out academy training session we will be joined by West Midlands Cycling Legend – Bromsgrove Olympique’s own; BSCA su...
by AdeR
30 Jun 2019 22:49
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Invitation to Tuesday training session for some fun racing
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Invitation to Tuesday training session for some fun racing

Dear Beaconite, I hope you’re enjoying your riding. I’m writing to extend an invitation to the academy training session this Tuesday evening (6-7). We’ll be practicing racing on the new 400m grass course that’s been laid out at Rowheath playing fields. This will be the venue for the BSCA regional Gr...
by AdeR
14 Jun 2019 14:47
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN - PLEASE READ
Replies: 2
Views: 6737

Re: MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN - PLEASE READ

Forthcoming volunteering opportunities are available at the club track champs on Jun 22nd. See that thread.
by AdeR
07 Jun 2019 07:32
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: The BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1104

The BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

The BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 Will be held at Halesowen Athletic & Cycling Club Manor Way Halesowen B62 8RW on Saturday 22nd June 1pm to 4pm Come and join us for what promises to be an exciting afternoon’s racing for all ages. Spectators will also be most welcome and the progr...
by AdeR
06 Jun 2019 07:53
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: STORAGE AT LAST!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 798

Re: STORAGE AT LAST!!!

Great Dave. Do you need a hand getting them round?
by AdeR
02 Jun 2019 12:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Family Friendly Off Road Ride
Replies: 0
Views: 413

Family Friendly Off Road Ride

Weds 050619 meet by Moor Green Lane Medical Centre. 18:00 - 19:00 see beacon academy fb Not suitable for 23mm road tyres. More Touring/cx/mtb. Rules: Beacon Cycling Academy wants riders to take part in and gain maximum enjoyment from group rides. These rules and etiquette are intended to create the ...
by AdeR
26 May 2019 17:20
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: rowheath agm
Replies: 0
Views: 312

rowheath agm

We have been invited to Rowheath Pavilion Sports Council's Annual General Meeting taking place at 6pm on Wednesday 5th June, in the changing rooms at Rowheath Pavilion. This will be an excellent opportunity to celebrate the sporting achievements of the teams who play/run/cycle at Rowheath but also t...
by AdeR
15 May 2019 08:50
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: STORAGE AT LAST!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 798

STORAGE AT LAST!!!

Great news, We have a container at Rowheath Pavillion. This can be used as a central storage facility. It is secure. Hopefully this can take a lot of the headache out of organising events because we'll know where the stuff is. Many thanks to Tim for doing the spadework on this. So... Who has got stu...
by AdeR
28 Apr 2019 18:44
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteering Opportunities 06 05 19
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Volunteering Opportunities 06 05 19

Volunteering Opportunities for our Mayday Event signing on 1:30 -2:00 course set up, 1:30 -2:00 Starters/ lap counting (two people) 2:00 – 3:00 Timekeeper. 2:00 – 3:00 It would be great to get the gazebo set up. This needs to be picked up from Reditch and brought on the day. All help gratefully rece...
by AdeR
28 Apr 2019 18:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Numbers
Replies: 0
Views: 285

Numbers

Hi - can I please nab a set of numbers for our kids event on Bank Holiday Monday? All the best, Ade
by AdeR
12 Apr 2019 19:08
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1581

Re: BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

currently liaising for a pre champs training session - watch this space.
by AdeR
12 Apr 2019 19:06
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kids races 060519 250719 270819
Replies: 12
Views: 1430

Re: Kids races 060519 250719 270819

Thanks for the heads up on volunteering. Great - its looking like a home team of at least three riders! Any more takers? :)
by AdeR
12 Apr 2019 19:04
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Academy Grass Track. Mayday 6th May 2-3
Replies: 3
Views: 588

Re: Beacon Academy Grass Track. Mayday 6th May 2-3

No need to be a BC/Beacon member. Will need a day licence but that's not a problem. Any bike is ok. Have a look through past posts on the beacon academy Facebook to links on how to check bike helmet pre race. See you there :D
by AdeR
11 Apr 2019 11:06
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kids races 060519 250719 270819
Replies: 12
Views: 1430

Kids races 060519 250719 270819

Dear Beaconite, I’m delighted to be able to bring to your attention three racing events for young riders that we’re promoting this year. The first is the mayday grass track racing which forms part of the fun day at Rowheath Pavilion 6th May. Riders aged 5 – 12 will compete in fast paced racing over ...
by AdeR
09 Apr 2019 18:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Academy Grass Track. Mayday 6th May 2-3
Replies: 3
Views: 588

Beacon Academy Grass Track. Mayday 6th May 2-3

Beacon Academy Grass Track. Mayday 6th May 2-3. Fast Short racing for 5-12 year olds. Helpers needed for signing on, course set up, lap counting, timekeepers. It would be great to get the gazebo set up. This is part of Rowheath Pavillion's fun day so this is a really great chance to showcase the clu...
by AdeR
08 Apr 2019 17:06
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Easter Holiday Bike Fun for ages 5-12
Replies: 0
Views: 330

Easter Holiday Bike Fun for ages 5-12

Easter Holiday Bike Fun for ages 5-12 Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th April 12:00-1:00 Redgras Pitch Holders Lane, Birmingham, B13 8NL see https://www.facebook.com/BeaconCyclingAcademy spread the word!
by AdeR
22 Feb 2019 19:36
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Wondering what to do with the children over half term? (or know someone who might?)
Replies: 1
Views: 452

Re: Wondering what to do with the children over half term? (or know someone who might?)

Two great sessions at Holders Lane and the sun shone. Alex & Zac were along twice - joined on Thursday by Jacob, Sam, Isabelle & Thomas and joined Friday by Fernella George and Romilly. All riders did well developing skills in uphill, downhill cornering and off camber riding. Big shout out to Romill...
by AdeR
22 Feb 2019 19:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Sunrise and Snowdrop Audax - Final call for volunteers
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Re: Sunrise and Snowdrop Audax - Final call for volunteers

I can help if you need it in the morning. Let me know on 07906 179575
by AdeR
15 Feb 2019 17:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Wondering what to do with the children over half term? (or know someone who might?)
Replies: 1
Views: 452

Wondering what to do with the children over half term? (or know someone who might?)

Beacon Cycling Academy has the answer! On Thursday and Friday 21st & 22nd February we’re running cycling sessions suitable for 5 – 12 year olds. Noon - 1pm. As well as Beacon coaches we’re really pleased to have British Cycling’s James Anderson (who is the Core city go ride coach for Birmingham) on ...
by AdeR
21 Jan 2019 08:59
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 1581

BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

Date for your diaries. Halesowen Track has been booked for this year's track championships 22/06/2019 Session Start Time 01:00 PM No. of hours 3 I got some good feedback about last year's event. Thanks to all who helped out. If you've specific suggestions about events you'd like to see please post h...
by AdeR
29 Dec 2018 17:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Youth Development Planning for 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 578

Youth Development Planning for 2019

All members of the committee, club members and parents of youth members are invited along to this planning meeting and social event at Rowheath Pavilion on Thursday 17th January at 7.30pm. Will be in the downstairs meeting room near the bar which will be open. To chat about plans for Academy activit...
by AdeR
06 Dec 2018 23:08
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Club Kit - Various
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

Re: Club Kit - Various

Hi - is the LS jersey still going?
by AdeR
01 Dec 2018 11:49
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Replies: 8
Views: 1864

Re: 2018 Beacon Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Do you have to arrive muddy so that you can do cross toasting?
by AdeR
28 Nov 2018 18:22
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: CX training for adults Tues 4th Dec
Replies: 0
Views: 512

CX training for adults Tues 4th Dec

So I got on to the council and said that they'd blown us out twice & could we have a free session and they said YES! So... 19:00 - 21:00 Holders Lane. Lights (I've been assured) Will be on. I'm putting this on for ADULTS to see how we get on. If successful will do kids' sessions. https://www.google....
by AdeR
22 Oct 2018 17:14
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Tuesday 21st at Holders Lane B13 8NL
Replies: 1
Views: 510

Re: Tuesday 21st at Holders Lane B13 8NL

TUESDAY TRAINING IS CANCELLED. TO SAY I'M NOT A HAPPY BUNNY IS PUTTING IT EXTREMELY MILDLY. Here's what I've got from the council Hi Both Unfortunately I have just been informed that there are no lights at all working now at Holders Lane. I’m really sorry to be the bearer of bad news and can only ap...
by AdeR
21 Oct 2018 22:04
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Tuesday 21st at Holders Lane B13 8NL
Replies: 1
Views: 510

Tuesday 21st at Holders Lane B13 8NL

Hi All - coaching is on this tues. Can anyone help? 5:50 - 6:30 setting up. 6:15-6:30 signing on. 6:30 - 7:30 marshalling - doing demos of CX skills. 7:30 - 7:45 packing up.
by AdeR
19 Oct 2018 16:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Anyone available to help out with the kids session Tuesday? 5:30 - 6:00
Replies: 0
Views: 481

Anyone available to help out with the kids session Tuesday? 5:30 - 6:00

Anyone available to help out with the kids session Tuesday? 5:30 - 6:00 Setting up. 6:00 - 6:30 Signing on. 6:30 - 7:30 Demonstrating CX skills/ Marshalling. 7:30 - 7:45 Helping out with end of session/ collecting stuff in. Holders Ln, Birmingham B13 8NL
by AdeR
08 Oct 2018 17:30
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Holders lane Tuesday session cancelled
Replies: 0
Views: 390

Holders lane Tuesday session cancelled

:evil: Please look out for rescheduled date Hi Adrian Really sorry about this, but I've been informed that the lights are not working at Holders Lane, I was hoping they would be able to get them fixed today but it turns out the job was bigger than first thought. I hung onto your cheque just in case ...
by AdeR
08 Aug 2018 13:04
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Summer Holiday Bike Fun 18th August
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: Summer Holiday Bike Fun 18th August

I'd like to do a quick bit of race skills coaching first so timetable for volunteers is: Time Jobs 12:00 – 13:00 Setting up course Checking for any hazards to riders (e.g. dog poo/glass) 13:00 -14:00 Assisting with signing on Marshalling during warm up/coaching session 14:00 – 16:00 Marshalling Fini...
by AdeR
03 Aug 2018 11:41
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Summer Holiday Bike Fun 18th August
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Summer Holiday Bike Fun 18th August

Dear Beacon members, This is an appeal for both riders and volunteers. On Saturday 18th August, we are hosting the second of our summer Cyclo-cross races for riders 5-12 years old. These will take place at Rowheath Playing Fields Heath Road, Bournville B30 1HH. 2-4pm. The races are an opportunity fo...
by AdeR
22 Jun 2018 07:36
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 2368

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

Be good to see you there Paul. Any more requests for hire bikes? - last call.
by AdeR
16 Jun 2018 00:19
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 2368

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

Will be held at Halesowen Athletic & Cycling Club Manor Way Halesowen B62 8RW on Saturday 23rd June 1pm to 4pm Come and join us for what promises to be an exciting afternoon’s racing. Spectators will also be most welcome. There will be a full programme of children’s racing for our Beacon Academy rid...
by AdeR
01 May 2018 07:50
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Academy Sessions
Replies: 0
Views: 360

Beacon Academy Sessions

Delighted to be able to announce these following confirmation from the venue.

Tuesday 8th May 6.15-7.15pm
Tuesday 22nd May 6.15-7.15pm
Tuesday 5th June 6.15-7.15pm
Tuesday 19th June 6.15-7.15pm
Saturday 21st July 2-4
Saturday 18th August 2-4


Rowheath Park

Heath Road

Bournville

B30 1HH
by AdeR
09 Apr 2018 11:14
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Inter - club challenge 14th July
Replies: 12
Views: 2246

Inter Club Challenge date change

Inter club Challenge. I've just been e -mailed by HA&CC to say that they've switched the date of the inter-club Challenge to the 21st July. I'm working away that day :evil: . Thoughts?
by AdeR
04 Apr 2018 16:06
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Inter - club challenge 14th July
Replies: 12
Views: 2246

Re: Inter - club challenge 14th July

:D Excellent!
Hels147 wrote:
15 Mar 2018 22:07
I’m up for it.
by AdeR
04 Apr 2018 16:05
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 2368

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

Great Stu - now someone can challenge Cleggy! On a more practical note I feel that it's really important that people are confident and have had ample experience on the track before taking part in the adult races. Obviously this isn't an issue for the IP, but bunch racing and even sprinting need som...
by AdeR
04 Apr 2018 16:04
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 2368

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

Yosser wrote:
09 Mar 2018 21:08
At the moment that looks good to me this year. What sort of numbers did we get last year?
You had the nationals last time if memory serves - we had a good dozen riders.
by AdeR
20 Mar 2018 17:46
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Halesowen Friday Night Track League
Replies: 21
Views: 3971

Re: Halesowen Friday Night Track League

Well done on your second place Gav, major points haul in final week! What bonus does your leadout man get? I'm looking forward to next year already, good atmosphere this year but if we can get one or two more youth, women and men racing there will be a real Beacon buzz there. Any news Adrian on a H...