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by JessRJ
05 Aug 2019 07:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 4th August
Replies: 18
Views: 1515

Re: Club Runs - 4th August

On today’s Beacon Burst were:

Jessica Rhodes-Jones (leading)
Gavin Passmore
Xavier Disley
Laurence Cooley
by JessRJ
02 Aug 2019 17:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 4th August
Replies: 18
Views: 1515

Re: Club Runs - 4th August

I’ll lead a fast A Beacon Burst - 75km ish
by JessRJ
27 Jul 2019 19:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 28th July
Replies: 9
Views: 1139

Re: Club Runs - 28th July

Sorry to anyone planning on doing Beacon Burst tomorrow - weather looks rubbish so I’m not going to be leading
by JessRJ
24 Jul 2019 14:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 28th July
Replies: 9
Views: 1139

Re: Club Runs - 28th July

I'll lead a fast c. 75km Beacon Burst on Sunday :)
by JessRJ
18 Jul 2019 19:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 21st July
Replies: 12
Views: 1355

Re: Club Runs - 21st July

I’m not out this week Stu so go ahead :)
by JessRJ
14 Jul 2019 12:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 14th July
Replies: 18
Views: 1713

Re: Club Runs - 14th July

On today’s Beacon Burst were:

Jess Rhodes-Jones
Xavier Disley
Ali Hey
Keith Adcock
by JessRJ
07 Jul 2019 20:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2433

Re: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2019

I'll lead a brisk A Beacon Burst on 14th July :)
by JessRJ
23 Jun 2019 14:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 23rd June
Replies: 12
Views: 1477

Re: Club runs - 23rd June

Another speedy Beacon Burst this week, 32.1km/h moving average for 80km! Nice to see some Beacon faces that haven't been on a club ride for a while as well :) On today's ride were: Jess Rhodes-Jones (leading for the first 20km, leading from the back for the next 60km after my etap battery died :oops...
by JessRJ
19 Jun 2019 16:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 23rd June
Replies: 12
Views: 1477

Re: Club runs - 23rd June

I'll lead a Beacon burst on Sunday - another brisk A paced one, around 70-75km
by JessRJ
14 Jun 2019 22:12
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

Re: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June

Hi Jamie, got it thanks :) Ken Clegg will drive you both down to the roundabout, leaving the HQ at 1.45 :) thanks again for the offer to help, much appreciated :)
by JessRJ
11 Jun 2019 08:34
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

Re: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June

Hi Jamie - that would be brilliant thank you! I’m short of a marshal on the final dual carriageway roundabout, got one person there (Ken Clegg) but it’s a busy one so could really do with two. What is your email address / phone number? I’ll put you in touch with Ken - if you can be at HQ for 1.30pm ...
by JessRJ
06 Jun 2019 07:30
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Track bike to commuter.....
Replies: 7
Views: 989

Re: Track bike to commuter.....

Oh no! What happened to your summer bike?
by JessRJ
03 Jun 2019 15:03
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Track bike to commuter.....
Replies: 7
Views: 989

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 :)
by JessRJ
02 Jun 2019 12:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd June
Replies: 16
Views: 1827

Re: Club runs - 2nd June

On today's definitely 'reasonably brisk' Beacon Burst ride were:

Jess Rhodes-Jones (leading)
Xavier Disley
Ian Taylor
Keith Adcock
Nic Vipond
Gemma Johnson
Dan Newns
Barry Evans
by JessRJ
01 Jun 2019 23:58
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

Re: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June

Hi John - that's great, thank you - are you happy to hold riders up at the start? I just need 2 pusher-offers and that will be everything sorted. You'd also need to do a couple of quick checks for anyone entering the road bike category: 1. No aero bars / clip ons 2. Socks no higher than mid-calf 3. ...
by JessRJ
01 Jun 2019 18:23
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd June
Replies: 16
Views: 1827

Re: Club runs - 2nd June

Sorry for the short notice - I will lead a reasonably brisk A-paced Beacon Burst tomorrow - around 75km non-stop from the BH, normal 9am meet for 9.15 departure :)
by JessRJ
23 May 2019 13:47
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

Re: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June

BEACON RCC JANET KELLY MEMORIAL 10 MILE TT - 15TH JUNE - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to help so far - list below of everyone who has volunteered and roles assigned. I still need 5 marshals to be on course to help make the event safe for the riders please: Start l...
by JessRJ
07 May 2019 08:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

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

Great thanks Fenella! If you would be able to marshal that would be very helpful :) I’ll assign locations once I have a few more marshals
by JessRJ
27 Apr 2019 09:35
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

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

Six course marshals, two pusher-offs and a car park marshal still needed please :) you will be rewarded with cake and a feeling of immense satisfaction for helping! If you haven’t marshalled before, it’s very simple (in most locations you stand in a high viz vest and point the right direction out). ...
by JessRJ
27 Apr 2019 09:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

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

Thank you both! George that would be great if you could be Sue Kelly’s recorder - Andy Terry is signed up for recording the times at HQ so if you are able to send them to him throughout the event that would be great :) Dave you get first dibs on an HQ job! Would you be ok doing sign on, handing numb...
by JessRJ
21 Apr 2019 15:53
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June
Replies: 18
Views: 1725

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE! Janet Kelly memorial 10 mile TT - 15th June

BEACON OPEN 10 MILE TT - Janet Kelly memorial TT - 15th June 2019 - CALL FOR HELPERS AND MARSHALS Hopefully everyone has had a lovely Easter weekend of perfect cycling weather and is full of Easter eggs, BBQ food and the joys of Spring. If this is you, then I have something that that will make you f...
by JessRJ
05 Feb 2019 23:27
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RTTC Classic Series
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: RTTC Classic Series

Sorry Dave I've only just read this - I'm doing LMTT and possibly Buxton and one other one (possibly the Lake District one) - I'd definitely recommend the Scotland one if you can get to it - was an 8 hour drive from Birmingham but amazing race course around the loch between Glencoe and Kinlochleven!...
by JessRJ
10 Dec 2018 22:28
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: G-Run
Replies: 10
Views: 1602

Re: G-Run

Very keen for this!
by JessRJ
05 Nov 2018 19:58
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Janet Kelly Memorial Beacon RCC Open 10 mile TT - 15th June 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1822

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: 15
Views: 2267

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: 2753

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: 2430

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: 4634

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: 9592

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: 9592

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: 9592

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: 9592

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: 9592

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: 5098

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: 563

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: 2729

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: 2658

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: 5098

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: 5098

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: 1258

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: 5098

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: 5098

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: 501

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: 5098

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: 9592

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: 5098

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: 5098

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...