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by jkwilson84
04 Jul 2017 10:41
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: wed 5th July IMPORTANT - CHANGE OF COURSE to K36/10
Replies: 4
Views: 2073

Re: wed 5th July IMPORTANT - CHANGE OF COURSE to K36/10

Hi, I am awaiting replacement wheels which may/may not arrive on time, however if they do is this event open to all beacon members (I don't have a tt bike nor entered any tt event before) and is there any rules/regs I need to know

Cheers

James
by jkwilson84
15 Apr 2017 11:23
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: 23mm vs 25mm tyres
Replies: 15
Views: 6111

23mm vs 25mm tyres

So I need to buy new tyres as mine are too worn, when shopping today found a lot of articles suggesting that a 25mm tyre is better than 23mm... now as a 110kg bloke I need all help I can get in equipment stakes so what would people suggest? 23mm or 25mm?
by jkwilson84
09 Jan 2017 20:15
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Saddlepost bag for London to Paris
Replies: 4
Views: 2817

Hi James, I did a few long haul rides without panniers last year and used a 'seat pack' which is part of the bike packing (as mentioned by Dave) luggage now used as alternatives to panniers. I used this one if I was riding through the night:- http://www.wiggle.co.uk/altura-vortex-seatpack/ So I cou...
by jkwilson84
09 Jan 2017 20:09
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Saddlepost bag for London to Paris
Replies: 4
Views: 2817

Hi I use a Bag Man support and a traditional Carradice saddle bag. But these days "bike packing" has become popular and there a some large bags available that dont need the support. Isla Rowntree uses one to go to cyclo cross races overnight but i am not sure of the make. I think Ortlieb do one. Th...
by jkwilson84
08 Jan 2017 15:06
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Saddlepost bag for London to Paris
Replies: 4
Views: 2817

Saddlepost bag for London to Paris

Hi all, myself and three others are cycling to Paris in the Summer over three days, all of us are against panniers and fancy trying to cycle with simply a saddle post bag and post our clothes to a hotel in Paris. (Dont care about sitting in a french pub in bib tights in the evening! ha) Can anyone r...
by jkwilson84
02 Apr 2016 21:40
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 3199

New tyres

Been using durano plus for last couple of years and shredded one today whilst out up north. Wondered if anyone recommends any other tyre for road bike?
by jkwilson84
20 Mar 2016 15:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th March
Replies: 19
Views: 6601

John thanks for ace ride out today. Massive kudos to Dave little for waiting for me when the dreaded double thigh cramp hit up bourneheath hill.
by jkwilson84
28 Feb 2016 16:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 28th February
Replies: 8
Views: 3455

Thanks for a great first run out pete
by jkwilson84
27 Feb 2016 18:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 28th February
Replies: 8
Views: 3455

Thanks john
by jkwilson84
27 Feb 2016 17:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 28th February
Replies: 8
Views: 3455

What time is the c run meeting at the pub?
by jkwilson84
26 Oct 2015 10:57
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Training talk with Ruth Eyles 29 October, Rednal Social Club
Replies: 17
Views: 5393

Hi I'm new to the club. I will be there on Thursday. Looking forward to it!

James