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by JessRJ
05 Nov 2018 19:58
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Janet Kelly Memorial Beacon RCC Open 10 mile TT - 15th June 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Janet Kelly Memorial Beacon RCC Open 10 mile TT - 15th June 2019

Hi all

A date for your diaries for 2019 - the Janet Kelly Memorial 10 mile TT will be on Saturday 15th June with the first rider off at 2.01pm, on the K33/10D course (https://www.strava.com/segments/1261898). There are separate events for men, women and tandems, entries open in January :)

Jess
by JessRJ
27 Oct 2018 23:22
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: The great reunion
Replies: 11
Views: 395

Re: The great reunion

This is absolutely brilliant :)
by JessRJ
24 Oct 2018 18:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 28th October
Replies: 15
Views: 775

Re: Club Runs - 28th October

Maybe not forgetting the Beacon CX team which actually features more Beacon riders than any other races that the club takes part in. This Sunday at Stoneleigh National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre , Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG A club run to support always welcome. *ahem* Silverstone ...
by JessRJ
09 Oct 2018 21:28
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Resignation of the President
Replies: 13
Views: 518

Re: Resignation of the President

Dave you are a brilliant president, please stay!
by JessRJ
29 Sep 2018 17:22
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 30th September
Replies: 14
Views: 1495

Re: Club runs - 30th September

Hi Stu - I'm planning on heading out with the A run for an hour or so then peeling off home, hope that's ok!
by JessRJ
11 Sep 2018 21:12
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Hi Ben - after the Midland DC website stopped being updated, we created a calendar of Midland club events and UK-wide open events on the AeroCoach website (https://www.aero-coach.co.uk/events) - scroll to the bottom of the page. It is a bit basic, but at least you can see which events are on each ni...
by JessRJ
11 Sep 2018 09:00
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Boom yes :D ok no problem, will see you there! Debating whether to have a go at it on fixed gear bike...got a monster 25t sprocket, just depends if I can find the right combination of cranks / chainring
by JessRJ
08 Sep 2018 23:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

September / October open TTs: Hi everyone There's a few open TTs still left this year that some of you may be interested in :) 1. National 50 mile champs (near Leicester) - 29th Sept (ENTRIES CLOSE 11TH SEPT) - may be undersubscribed due to being rescheduled from earlier in the year 2. Closed Circui...
by JessRJ
04 Sep 2018 21:23
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

I’m doing Dovers :) if you want a lift I’ll be driving down with Xav in the van, enough space for one extra passenger and lots of stuff
by JessRJ
24 Aug 2018 07:43
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

GavPass wrote:
22 Aug 2018 14:14
So, no new date then?
Club and open TT dates are set at the start of the season because the police have to be notified of races on open roads :)
by JessRJ
11 Jun 2018 23:15
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Hi all

I have just sent an email to everyone doing the Silverstone 9-up TTT on Friday - please make sure you read it as there are important timings in there that you will need. Any questions, please let me know!

Thanks

Jess
by JessRJ
27 May 2018 21:19
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: April - May TT report
Replies: 0
Views: 197

April - May TT report

The time trialling season started to ramp up in April and May, with Beacon RCC riders competing in the huge variety of club and open events in Midland district and further afield. The highlight of April was our very own Beacon Little Mountain TT, a tough course but brilliantly organised by the Beaco...
by JessRJ
27 May 2018 19:46
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New Club Record
Replies: 18
Views: 917

Re: New Club Record

Thanks Laurence :) could you please put my 100mile record on there as well when you have a minute - 3.59.27 in this event: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-results/15834

Thanks!
by JessRJ
27 May 2018 16:46
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 TT calender
Replies: 3
Views: 1330

Re: 2018 TT calender

Hi Martin - Xav and I will marshal / help time keep at this Wednesday (30th) club TT
by JessRJ
22 May 2018 08:52
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

We now have three full teams! John Hitchcock is joining the mixed B team and Paddy Allaway is joining the Men’s A team
by JessRJ
06 May 2018 19:08
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Well done to everyone after another successful Silverstone training session this week! Some might say that the 20C jump in temperature versus last week is the reason for the significantly faster times this week...or you have all been eating your vegetables and training hard. Whatever the reason, nea...
by JessRJ
05 May 2018 17:51
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: sat 5th May k34/25 WITH RESULTS
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: sat 5th May k34/25

Thanks for today Martin, I’d forgotten how far away the finish line feels on that course! I’ve also realised that despite taking my purse over to sign on, I got distracted and didn’t put any money in for me or Xav - sorry about that, I will pay double for both of us at the next club TT!
by JessRJ
01 May 2018 09:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Well done to everyone for a successful Silverstone training session on Sunday :) next session is this Sunday 2-4pm again - please be ready to start riding at 2pm. Please bring £2 for each session to cover the track hire costs - see you then!
by JessRJ
24 Apr 2018 20:57
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Info email has gone out to everyone I have email addresses for :) if you haven't received it, please let me know

Jess
by JessRJ
11 Apr 2018 20:25
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: March TT report
Replies: 0
Views: 182

March TT report

After a cold and snowy January and February, we were all hoping for a sunny March to get out in skinsuits for the first time this year. Unfortunately it was not to be, with Beacon RCC riders racing in rain, hail, snow and wind throughout March. Hero points for the month go to the organisers, marshal...
by JessRJ
02 Apr 2018 19:10
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Thanks everyone who has sent me money and emailed me - there are still quite a few who haven't yet sent me money and an email - please can you do that as soon as possible as the entry fee has left my bank account :) Everyone who has emailed me - I will send the info pack as soon as I have a few more...
by JessRJ
30 Mar 2018 20:23
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Well done to everyone who raced in the Buxton Mountain TT today - the first round of the RTTC Classic Series. Racing in the vets category were Ian Taylor, Keith Adcock and Simon Dighton; Dave McCann raced against the senior men and I raced in the ladies race. Multiple mechanicals was the order of th...
by JessRJ
28 Mar 2018 20:25
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

I have just submitted entries for three mixed teams! Everyone who is in the list below has a space in one of the teams. We are still three people short of having three full teams, so please keep asking around the club for anyone else who would be keen to take part :) Please can I have £32 from each ...
by JessRJ
24 Mar 2018 16:37
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Dave McCann, a hopefully new Beacon joiner called Tessa Sandberg and Clare Grice are also in...Chris Ashford is out due to injury (hope you get well soon Chris!) so we’ve got 3 more places to fill - please anyone who can think of someone who’d enjoy it get persuading :) thanks for that Gavin, will k...
by JessRJ
23 Mar 2018 01:17
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Silverstone 9-up team time trial
Replies: 0
Views: 217

Silverstone 9-up team time trial

Hi everyone - we are currently 5 people away from having 3 full teams for the Silverstone 9-up TTT. Full details are on the time trial page on here but it is really good fun as anyone who has done it the last 2 years will be able to tell you :) there will be a good team for everyone no matter what s...
by JessRJ
23 Mar 2018 01:12
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Entries are now open so I’ll get those sorted - however we are currently 5 people off having 3 full teams. Can everyone see if they can get someone else who wants to take part (tell them how fun it was the last 2 years and how good Helen’s cake was :D) - we need 5 more people to make 3 teams (22 nam...
by JessRJ
16 Mar 2018 23:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Positioning session at Halesowen
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: Positioning session at Halesowen

Hi Dave - the sessions Andy is talking about are for the Silverstone 9-up (fancy joining the team because we still have spaces :D?) re TT position session, I will have a think about when would be best to run one
by JessRJ
16 Mar 2018 23:14
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Race cancelled on Sunday unfortunately - hopefully see some of you for the Buxton mountain TT :)
by JessRJ
16 Mar 2018 23:11
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Inter - club challenge 14th July
Replies: 12
Views: 882

Re: Inter - club challenge 14th July

Dan - check out Newport as well for accreditation - depending on how easy it is for you to get there it’s a much simpler process to get accredited - only one official 2 hour session (think you would maybe need to go to one drop in or something before but nothing more onerous than that). You can do d...
by JessRJ
08 Mar 2018 17:34
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Royal Sutton CC have a club TT event next Sunday (18th March) at 10am on the K18/14 (http://www.royalsutton.co.uk/tt/maps/k18_14.shtml). It is officially a 2-up event, but you can also enter as individuals. Xav and I are both doing it - anyone else fancy a warm up 10 mile TT the week before the firs...
by JessRJ
08 Mar 2018 17:26
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RTTC Classic series
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Re: RTTC Classic series

Just entered now! :) anyone else up for this one? It's the first in the classic series - 2 laps for women and vets, 3 for men - a cool hilly course that will be equally fun on a TT or road bike
by JessRJ
15 Feb 2018 09:43
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Edited, sorry Gavin!
by JessRJ
14 Feb 2018 22:39
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Hi everyone I have booked Halesowen track 2-4pm on Sunday 29th April and Sunday 6th May for Silverstone practice sessions :) Both sessions will start with a warm up, followed by an individual effort, the results from which will be used to decide on teams, and also provide information for the layout ...
by JessRJ
29 Jan 2018 21:56
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 2027

Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

SILVERSTONE 9-UP TTT Friday 15th June Hi everyone - the date for this year’s Silverstone 9-up TTT is Friday 15th June. The aim is to get two x mixed team entries again - one faster, one steadier. If we do get enough riders for 3 teams this year, we’ll have an A, B and C team 🙂 If you want to take pa...
by JessRJ
24 Jan 2018 20:43
Forum: Cycling Commercials
Topic: 45 Degrees North cycling holidays in the Alps
Replies: 0
Views: 243

45 Degrees North cycling holidays in the Alps

Hi all A friend from my old cycling club in Twickenham runs a cycling holidays company in the Alps called 45 Degrees North. I went on a week with them in 2014 and it was absolutely brilliant - amazing cycling and the chalets they had (they use ski chalets in the summer) were great. They have a few d...
by JessRJ
18 Jan 2018 20:51
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Tim wrote:
18 Jan 2018 19:48
Too early to give that award. Robin is going to add a calendar feature to the website that every event organiser and racing captain will be able to edit and add events and races like these to, which will make this incredible spreadsheet totally defunct. Maybe.
Cheers Tim... :D
by JessRJ
18 Jan 2018 20:50
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

And the spreadsheet of the year award for 2018 goes to... Nice work, Jess! At the risk of triggering a further OCD reaction I would have thought a column noting the event start time would have been a good idea? :wink: Done ;). excellent build. I've added a column, will fill in the times for all the...
by JessRJ
18 Jan 2018 07:05
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Ha thanks Laurence, I was particularly pleased with my ‘days until entry closes’ formula and conditional formatting :D
by JessRJ
17 Jan 2018 19:54
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Think I've fixed it - can you let me know if it still doesn't work please :)
by JessRJ
17 Jan 2018 16:15
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

Re: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Hmm no it isn’t, should be open to all - is anyone else having that problem? Laurence is there a ‘request access’ button that you can click?
by JessRJ
16 Jan 2018 22:00
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 3138

2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs

Hi everyone I have created a spreadsheet to help with planning out events for the year and saved it at the link below. The aim of this being that we have an easy to search list of all TT and hill climb events that anyone in the club is doing, to help with car-sharing, team entries, and general moral...
by JessRJ
04 Dec 2017 07:17
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1202

Re: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner

Thank you very much to all the organisers of the dinner and awards night this year :) I had a great evening, Dave Cole’s speech was hilariously brilliant as always and Emily Chappell was one inspirational lady! Thank you :)
by JessRJ
15 Oct 2017 17:24
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RTTC closed circuit champs 15th Oct
Replies: 4
Views: 820

Re: RTTC closed circuit champs 15th Oct

Dan Newns, Gemma Johnson, Simon Dighton, Xavier Disley and I all raced at the RTTC closed circuit champs at Thruxton motor circuit today. 5 laps of the circuit, total 11.7 miles / 18.8 km - 2/3 of the course with a tailwind of sorts, followed by a short but painful hill into a headwind each lap. Gre...
by JessRJ
08 Oct 2017 16:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th October
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Re: Club runs - 8th October

On today's A ride to Evesham were:

Xavier Disley (leading)
Jess Rhodes-Jones (leading)
Barry Evans
Phil Gameson
Andy McGrath (new to Beacon RCC - well done on your first club ride & hope to see you out again soon :))

Thanks for a good ride everyone!
by JessRJ
01 Oct 2017 18:08
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RTTC closed circuit champs 15th Oct
Replies: 4
Views: 820

RTTC closed circuit champs 15th Oct

The closed circuit TT champs take place on Sunday 15th Oct, at Thruxton motor circuit. I haven't done it before but it looks fun - 4/5 laps of the motor circuit (obviously no cars!), 11.8 miles long. Xav, Gemma and I have entered - is anyone else up for it? Link to the men's event: https://www.cycli...
by JessRJ
27 Sep 2017 22:38
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 4426

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

I will be there at the Beacon support tent with bells and whistles in 2018!! This is just one of the things I love about Beacon - the variety of things that we all get up to - it really doesn't matter at all whether you are into racing or sportives or club runs or audaxes or cx or track or organisin...
by JessRJ
18 Sep 2017 07:46
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: hill climbchampionship Sat 17th Sept RESULTS
Replies: 9
Views: 1184

Re: hill climbchampionship Sat 17th Sept RESULTS

Thanks Martin, Andy W, Rich K and Barry for organising, marshalling, photographing & sweeping! :)
by JessRJ
16 Sep 2017 21:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: No club runs on 17th September
Replies: 9
Views: 1566

Re: No club runs on 17th September

Ah that's a shame Dan, hope all is ok!

The ride out to the start tomorrow will be a super steady pace - anyone who usually does A, B or C runs is very welcome to join :)