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by NeilL
13 Oct 2018 18:17
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Whyte Dorset disc bike
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Whyte Dorset disc bike

Reluctantly selling my whyte Dorset disc bike. £500. Pictures are on the club Fb page Very versatile, comfortable bike and makes a lovely mile muncher, commuter or winter bike. Tough frame and forks so could be used as a cx bike. I'm selling as this as its always been a bit small for me, I've recent...
by NeilL
06 Jul 2018 15:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th July
Replies: 9
Views: 891

Re: Club runs - 8th July

Nic is it normal 9.15 start time or earlier. Do you have an eta on getting back to BH?
by NeilL
29 Apr 2018 18:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th April
Replies: 7
Views: 904

Re: Club runs - 29th April

Today's A run was an other wise text book a fair, apart from the **flat** fairy tagging a long, and the lack of anyone called Paul Johnson! Neil Lynch (leading) Vinice Tennant Phil (let me just pump this wheel again) Elwell Andy Wrightson Ben crone Nick Shenton Jon Hitchcock Pleased with the cafe, w...
by NeilL
25 Apr 2018 16:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th April
Replies: 7
Views: 904

Re: Club runs - 29th April

The A run route will be something like this

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27318679

its a rolling 66 miles route with 1 or 2 lumps, if the weathers bad then may change as some of the lanes might be a bit mucky
by NeilL
24 Apr 2018 11:13
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th April
Replies: 7
Views: 904

Re: Club runs - 29th April

Er, thanks for the suggestions Phil, a club run should always stay together so I’ll see how the group feels… :shock: The café is the Den café, https://www.bing.com/maps?&ty=18&q=The%20Den%20Worcester%20Worcestershire&ss=ypid.YN1029x6031146852034225056&ppois=52.2913017272949_-2.42440390586853_The%20D...
by NeilL
31 Mar 2018 17:14
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2073

Re: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018

New cafe (I think) I'll take a A run on. The 29/4, to The Den Cafe, Stanford Bridge. Route to follow but likely to be on the lumpy side considering the area.
by NeilL
31 Mar 2018 17:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: New cafe suggestions
Replies: 96
Views: 12856

Re: New cafe suggestions

Popped in to the Den cafe Thursday, excellent food and service. The Den Cafe Bar, Mill Farm, Stanford Bridge WR6 6SP 01886853800 Prices are moderate but not cheap , they do a good selection of hot and cold food aswell as nice cakes. Opening hours are Mon-Sat 9am till 4pm, Sunday 10am till 2pm They s...
by NeilL
18 Feb 2018 19:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 18th Feb
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: Club runs - 18th Feb

Wayne's tip about missing the Ford at Shell wasn't needed, as the route wasn't quite as advertised due to garmin failure. Big thanks to Paul for navigation, and to all who took a turn up front on what felt like a pacy run. Attendees: Paul Johnson Phill Elwell Andy Wrightson Ben crone Lee Spiers Jon ...
by NeilL
18 Feb 2018 07:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 18th Feb
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: Club runs - 18th Feb

Thanks for the heads up Wayne
by NeilL
16 Feb 2018 22:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 18th Feb
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: Club runs - 18th Feb

by NeilL
16 Feb 2018 19:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 18th Feb
Replies: 13
Views: 1676

Re: Club runs - 18th Feb

I'll take a A run to Upton upon Severn, it be around 120k but ( relatively) pan flat. If no B run leader comes forward them happy to make it a slow A/fast B run. Route to follow shortly
by NeilL
14 Jan 2018 17:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 14th Jan
Replies: 11
Views: 1666

Re: Club runs - 14th Jan

On today's chilly A run everyone agreed that kit choice is far easier in the virtual world, but the real world isn't all that bad if it's warm! Role on the summer. Attendees: Andy McGrath Brass monkey Chris Ashford Dom walker James Tate George Barker - met at the cafe Joe Warwood Jon Williams Neil L...
by NeilL
09 Jan 2018 18:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 14th Jan
Replies: 11
Views: 1666

Re: Club runs - 14th Jan

If there is no B ride leader coming forward, then happy to make this a joint A/B ride – With my recent mileage, the weather and the state of the lanes, this may be closer to a B run pace anyway. The run to Evesham will be around 100k mostly flat out, but with one or two lumps on the way back. Route ...
by NeilL
04 Jan 2018 22:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C club runs for January, February and March 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2002

Re: A, B and C club runs for January, February and March 2018

Weather permitting on the 14/1/18 I'll take a steady winters A run, which will most likely be to Evesham.
by NeilL
24 Nov 2017 12:41
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Black Friday shimano 105 parts
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Black Friday shimano 105 parts

Having a bit of a clear out so jumped on the Black Friday bandwagon (but with out the heavy discount) :D Shimano 105 5800 11speed: Shifters £80 : Chainset £50 (compact) 50/34, 175.5 Rear derailleur £15 (long cage) parts are used but have plenty of life left. I'm having trouble loading the pictures b...
by NeilL
11 Nov 2017 15:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th November
Replies: 27
Views: 3045

Re: Club runs - 12th November

Do you have a route you could post Phil?
by NeilL
18 Sep 2017 09:04
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 4428

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

Me and Phil Elwell are also in A2, looks like this is the Beacon spot!
by NeilL
20 Aug 2017 15:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th August
Replies: 12
Views: 2154

Re: Club runs - 20th August

As Paul subtly hinted, I had to abandon the A today due to a mechanical. Thanks to everyone who stopped to help, I made it home ok. With no nominated leader the group carried on as more of a collective and no doubt muttering 'call this a club run', / 'this wouldn't happen if Paul Johnson was in char...
by NeilL
19 Aug 2017 11:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th August
Replies: 12
Views: 2154

Re: Club runs - 20th August

tomorrows A run will be something like this

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24369065

75 miles and pan flat 9.15 start, bring café locks
by NeilL
18 Aug 2017 23:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th August
Replies: 12
Views: 2154

Re: Club runs - 20th August

Hi I'll take a A run to Tewkesbury.

Its a flat, fast route, but as it will be my first A leading and my recent bike miles have been curtailed by holiday the pace will more lower end A.

I'll post a route tommmorw AM.
by NeilL
21 May 2017 17:31
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st May
Replies: 16
Views: 2159

On today's B run: Neil Lynch - leading John Hitchcock Andy 'one bottle' Wrightson Matt Clegg Nathan Burton Stubborn pheasant Mark Connell Phil Gameson Phil Elwell Ryan Stait Daniel Newns Jolanta Kandefer (returning B runner) Paul Johnson Vincent Bulso (1st B) A couple of C runners jumped on after mi...
by NeilL
18 May 2017 22:14
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st May
Replies: 16
Views: 2159

The B run will be going to the Hampton Farm shop cafe just on the way in to Evesham http://www.hamptonfarmshop.com/the-cafe/. Serving all the cyclists favourites except custard filled croissants - sorry Paul J, have to make do with a bacon sandwich! I went in today, Its a bit small but, they are wel...
by NeilL
15 May 2017 17:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st May
Replies: 16
Views: 2159

The B run route will be something like this, https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20064699

A rolling 65 miles and aiming for 15/16 mph average. Should be quicker on the way out, but the climbs over the Lenches and back in to Brum on the way back will keep the pace down.
by NeilL
13 May 2017 16:22
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 14th May
Replies: 16
Views: 1865

Hi Neil, is the A run a 9.15 start? And is it Pershore we going to.... :D
by NeilL
10 May 2017 15:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs April, May and June 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3684

I'll take the B run on the 21st to Evesham, well Hampton Farm shop just outside.
by NeilL
03 May 2017 19:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs April, May and June 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 3684

I'll lead a B run on the 21st of May. Destinations TBC
by NeilL
26 Mar 2017 17:39
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 26th March
Replies: 11
Views: 1524

I managed a repair of sorts on Leonies chain and then got her back to the BH, she only had to get to Moseley so should have been ok
by NeilL
05 Feb 2017 17:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th Feb
Replies: 28
Views: 2530

Fog was our constant companion on today's hilly and cold B run. Out today Neil Lynch (leading from the back) Ryan (who needs a helmet?) Evanson Joe Warwood Vincent Tennant Sherpa Tenzing Rob Wade Paul Johnson Mat Hale Phil Gameson Mat had child care duties calling so peeled off before the cafe. Paul...
by NeilL
02 Feb 2017 16:01
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th Feb
Replies: 28
Views: 2530

The B run will to Colliers tea rooms https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g1751511-d1751512-Reviews-The_Colliers_Farm_Shop_and_Tea_Room-Clows_Top_Worcestershire_England.html It will be around 60 miles, and will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18148184 As ever with th...
by NeilL
30 Jan 2017 21:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th Feb
Replies: 28
Views: 2530

Thanks both, I'll post a route towards the end of the week.
by NeilL
30 Jan 2017 21:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon's Brecons 300 - CLUB RUN 28th May
Replies: 44
Views: 4727

I'm in pending a late fitness check. Paul, unfortunately this means there may be 2 Neils present :D
by NeilL
30 Jan 2017 13:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th Feb
Replies: 28
Views: 2530

Hi Robert (Phil) looks technique#1 is working to well as we have both volunteered to lead the B ride this week as I put my name down back in December, do you mind if I take it? I’ve already checked the café is open… Of course by asking this I’m probably going to incur rain/ice/sleet of biblic...
by NeilL
17 Jan 2017 14:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 500kms Club Run
Replies: 51
Views: 5669

Possible depending on fitness
by NeilL
19 Dec 2016 12:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs January, February and March 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3057

I'll lead a B run 5/2/16 destination TBC but likely to be Wire forest Cafe or Colliers Tea room.
by NeilL
23 Nov 2016 17:05
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Dent in aluminium frame
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Hi Graham This backs up the advice I have been given, although none of it is by an engineering lecturer! The dent is on a triangular tapering top tube. I have an insurance claim on-going for this bike as it was stolen and then recovered (dent is post theft) Depending on the outcome I think I will ca...
by NeilL
21 Nov 2016 16:29
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Dent in aluminium frame
Replies: 2
Views: 526

Dent in aluminium frame

Hi I have small dent in a Aluminium frame, its shallow and about 1cm, but it likely was caused by a hammer when someone smashed the lock off. Does anybody have any experience in this area, I have read that Aluminium is prone to failure due to its stiffness. I would like to keep riding this but obvio...
by NeilL
25 Oct 2016 16:39
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 'Cycling Weekly' Club run
Replies: 61
Views: 5455

Gutted, China is my weakest subject!

Also can’t make the 9th due to work commitments but if it changes to the 11th I’m in
by NeilL
11 Oct 2016 12:47
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Wheel speed shimmy advice
Replies: 6
Views: 788

Thanks all, this is useful stuff, I will experiment with my position on the bike when descending. I was on the same decent the day before without issue, I was in the drops when this started but thinking back now I was on / off the brakes a bit more due to a slowing car, this could have set it off, o...
by NeilL
10 Oct 2016 20:40
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Wheel speed shimmy advice
Replies: 6
Views: 788

Thanks I'll try it
by NeilL
10 Oct 2016 19:15
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Wheel speed shimmy advice
Replies: 6
Views: 788

Wheel speed shimmy advice

Hi today I experienced wheel shimmy coming down Rose Hill, this was a rather frightening experience and I think I now need new bib shorts! My question is what causes this and can it be stopped? There is lots of info online but I wondered what the collective advice of the club is? The front wheel run...
by NeilL
02 Oct 2016 17:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd October
Replies: 15
Views: 1757

On today's sunny and Lumpy B run where Neil Lynch (leading)  Joe Warwood Phil Elwell Mathew Hale Andy Wrightson Vincent Tennant Simon Turner Lawrence Cooley (to the cafe)  The venue was spot, nice looking, good food and well priced. Also out today father and son team Paul and George Garvie. Paul is ...
by NeilL
27 Sep 2016 21:50
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd October
Replies: 15
Views: 1757

B route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/16537106,

Pass will be 15mph average.

If the weather looks bad I may change the destination, I'll post closer to Sunday if this happens.
by NeilL
27 Sep 2016 18:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd October
Replies: 15
Views: 1757

The B ride is to Shelsley Walsh home of the oldest operating motor circuit in world. However this week it's 2wheels only as there is a Cycling Hill climb event on so we can use the facilities. Its 70 miles BH to BH & approx 1200 metres climbing. The route is rolling with a nice climb just before the...
by NeilL
11 Sep 2016 14:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C club runs - October, November and December - 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3643

I lead a B run on the 2nd destination TBC most likely to Shelsley Walsh there is a cycling Hill climb event on so can use the facilities for a cafe stop. Details to follow

http://www.shelsley-walsh.co.uk/events/ ... =427&nei=3
by NeilL
17 Jul 2016 18:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 17th July
Replies: 19
Views: 1942

B run + ( 5 minutes late! ) Neil Lynch - leading Joe Warwood Ryan Evanson A fear of sporadic outburst of singing on the official B run caused a mass over-sleeping . Never the less a club run of sorts happened and we made it to Upton on Severn and back. It was a good pace, good company and some adhoc...
by NeilL
15 Jun 2016 19:58
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: C / B run to Snowdonia
Replies: 1
Views: 324

I'm interested
by NeilL
12 Jun 2016 16:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th June
Replies: 21
Views: 2083

A wet and hilly B run at the top end of the B pace. Good company & a surprising cheerful bunch considering the conditions. Neil Lynch (leading) Paul Robinson Joe Warwood Chris Thompson One unfortunate accident to report. Paul came off bike hard after his brake cable slipped, he was a little shaken b...
by NeilL
10 Jun 2016 17:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th June
Replies: 21
Views: 2083

by NeilL
10 Jun 2016 14:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th June
Replies: 21
Views: 2083

If there is any body left who is not in Tewkesbury, away in Snowdonia or following Pete up the Waltonberg I'll be taking a B run to the Wyre Forest Cafe. Pace will be 15.5 or so. Lumpy on the way out via kinver & Arely Return via Heightington and Chaddesley. 56 miles BH to BH depart at 09.15 . I'll ...
by NeilL
05 Jun 2016 18:52
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th June (plus Intro ride)
Replies: 21
Views: 2088

Hi Si, great B run today - could you add my name to the list, must have got missed off at the cafe. Thanks