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by AdeR
08 Mar 2020 20:11
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteering opportunities Beacon Academy Racing 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 1049

Re: Volunteering opportunities Beacon Academy Racing 2020

Thanks for your support guys really appreciate this :) - spread the word!!
by AdeR
08 Mar 2020 20:10
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th March
Replies: 22
Views: 816

Re: Club runs - 8th March

Thanks George :)
by AdeR
05 Mar 2020 18:11
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteering opportunities Beacon Academy Racing 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 1049

Volunteering opportunities Beacon Academy Racing 2020

Dear Beaconites, The academy will be putting on three racing events this season open to members of other clubs or none - as well as our own track champs. There are plenty of opportunities to help out. I’ve been really grateful to all the terrific help I’ve received in previous years. I’d like to ste...
by AdeR
04 Mar 2020 21:07
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Pink islabike Cnoc 16
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Pink islabike Cnoc 16

will share this on the academy fb if you like
by AdeR
01 Mar 2020 20:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 1st March
Replies: 18
Views: 816

Re: Club Runs - 1st March

Great ride thanks Neil :D
by AdeR
01 Mar 2020 20:01
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: track Captain
Replies: 1
Views: 413

Re: track Captain

Thank you to all who applied for the position of track captain. There was an extremely strong field but following a rigorous selection process there was in the end a unanimous decision that the post should go to MATT CLEGG. 8) Congratulations to him and best wishes to all who will be racing track th...
by AdeR
27 Feb 2020 19:53
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Local track Racing 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Local track Racing 2020

'This year's Halesowen Friday Night Track League will take place from May 8-August 21. Registration for this year's league is now open at: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/profile/6841/halesowen-track-league Cost is the same as last year, and race entry fees will be unchanged as well. As last ...
by AdeR
25 Feb 2020 18:25
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: track Captain
Replies: 1
Views: 413

track Captain

Hello All, I'm not sure at this point how much track racing I'm going to be able to do this summer. I think that it would be a good idea for me to step down as track captain - a role that I've enjoyed. The carefully calibrated plan has led to some notable successes (!) & well done to all who have ra...
by AdeR
23 Feb 2020 21:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 23rd February
Replies: 16
Views: 968

Re: Club Runs - 23rd February

Many thanks for a great club run Phil. Incidentally, did you know that somewhere on Clows top is a plaque in memory of the late great Hughie Maguire. Please let me know if we're heading out that way again, and I'll try & find out exactly where it is.
by AdeR
11 Feb 2020 19:13
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BC Website calendar
Replies: 0
Views: 202

BC Website calendar

I've put the academy events up https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/ ... n-roads-cc suggest we put adult events there too.
by AdeR
09 Feb 2020 15:15
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 9th February
Replies: 15
Views: 1018

Re: Club Runs - 9th February

Great ride :-)
by AdeR
05 Feb 2020 18:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: There's money out there!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 200

There's money out there!!!

https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/article/20200116-More-than-%C2%A36m-earmarked-already-for-cycling-facilities-through-Places-to-Ride-0?utm_campaign=1287246_Membership_Club_News_February_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_source=British%20Cycling%20V2&dm_i=480K,RL8U,URF9L,3AVOC,1 There must be someone in the...
by AdeR
05 Feb 2020 14:46
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: HALF TERM BIKE FUN for Kids
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Re: HALF TERM BIKE FUN for Kids 20 02 20

Please note this has been changed to the Thursday - same time.
by AdeR
28 Jan 2020 21:36
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: HALF TERM BIKE FUN for Kids
Replies: 4
Views: 342

Re: HALF TERM BIKE FUN for Kids

Ace! thanks Dave :D
by AdeR
26 Jan 2020 18:22
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 26th January
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: Club Runs - 26th January

Thanks for a good A run Nick.
by AdeR
26 Jan 2020 18:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: May Day Grass track for kids
Replies: 0
Views: 228

May Day Grass track for kids

Who? Suitable for riders aged 5 to 12 What? Three lap races of a tight grass track Where? Rowheath Pavillion When? Bank Holiday Friday 8th May from 13:00-14:00 Why? Fun racing as part of Rowheath’s fun day. What will I need? A working bike. Helmet. Gloves advised. Suitable for MTB or CX bikes. Smoot...
by AdeR
26 Jan 2020 18:06
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: HALF TERM BIKE FUN for Kids
Replies: 4
Views: 342

HALF TERM BIKE FUN for Kids

Who? Suitable for riders 5-13 with a parent/carer on a bike. What? Skills practice & fun Where? Meet at the Redgras pitch at Holders Lane. Birmingham B13 8NL We'll set off from there to explore Holders Lane & Pebble Mill fields. Why? A wide range of slopes surfaces to explore have fun & practice ski...
by AdeR
24 Jan 2020 11:37
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Track Champs 2020 Saturday 20th June 1pm to 4pm
Replies: 0
Views: 212

Club Track Champs 2020 Saturday 20th June 1pm to 4pm

The BEACON ROADS CYCLE CLUB TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 Will be held at Halesowen Athletic & Cycling Club Manor Way Halesowen B62 8RW on Saturday 20th 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
19 Jan 2020 17:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 19th January
Replies: 18
Views: 1448

Re: Club Runs - 19th January

Thanks for a great ride Andy.
by AdeR
06 Jan 2020 09:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 5th January
Replies: 21
Views: 1421

Re: Club Runs - 5th January

That is awful news - get well soon Andy. Thanks to Si for a great run.
by AdeR
24 Nov 2019 15:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Floodlit Cross Training
Replies: 0
Views: 331

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: 509

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: 836

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: 308

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: 372

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: 2009

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: 527

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: 396

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: 1838

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: 527

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: 493

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: 538

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: 9538

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: 1501

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: 1082

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: 632

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: 466

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: 1082

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: 438

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: 414

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: 1935

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: 1838

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: 771

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: 1838

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: 771

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: 443

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: 544

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: 815

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: 544

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 ...