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by GavPass
07 May 2019 19:55
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Cannondale CAAD12 frameset
Replies: 0
Views: 106

Cannondale CAAD12 frameset

Up for sale is a Cannondale CAAD12 black inc. frameset . It’s a size 60cm and is an amazing frame to ride. This paint job is a limited edition one that cannondale usually save for their top super six frame. Any review will tell you that it can keep up with most carbon frames on the market. Comes com...
by GavPass
02 May 2019 14:40
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 89
Views: 4274

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

StuartWhite wrote:
01 May 2019 15:47
Ever so gentle reminder, we've received about 70% of deposits, please keep them coming so we can get the order in, every day we delay is a day longer on the kit arriving.
If there is any problem, please drop me a line off board.
Name and shame Stu :P
by GavPass
23 Apr 2019 07:23
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Solihull No Frills 2/3/4
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Solihull No Frills 2/3/4

I can only do one of them now and there is online entry, so don’t bank on there been any spaces on the line.

Like Tim says, keep near the front, hold your line in the corners and if it’s quick then move up fast as there aren’t many places to change position if the tempo is high.
by GavPass
02 Apr 2019 22:43
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Halesowen Track League
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Halesowen Track League

For anyone that’s interested in riding the Halesowen Friday night track league you can sign up to the league here: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/club/profile/6841/halesowen-track-league Last couple of years we’ve had regular Beacon riders down in their 2’s and 3’s, both young and old(er) so woul...
by GavPass
08 Feb 2019 14:21
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Genesis carbon fork
Replies: 0
Views: 239

Genesis carbon fork

Got a silver 1”1/8th genesis carbon fork with an aluminium steerer. It can fit mudguards and long drop brakes. Had this in a 60cm frame for a short while, so will fit most bikes. http://i790.photobucket.com/albums/yy182/thejollieollieman/ebay/3A7D79F1-709A-4AE5-BB94-5D81B5BDAD5A.jpg [/URL] After £40...
by GavPass
01 Feb 2019 22:25
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Order 2019
Replies: 89
Views: 4274

Re: Club Kit Order 2019

Large Pro FRC shorts please
by GavPass
17 Jan 2019 21:07
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Cross frame
Replies: 0
Views: 345

Cross frame

I’m after a cheap cyclocross frame that I can stick some parts on and hit the canal. Something with canti bosses would be best and 58cm or bigger. Let me know if anything is kicking around.

Gav
by GavPass
12 Jan 2019 19:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 13th January
Replies: 13
Views: 1230

Re: Club runs - 13th January

Spotted the women’s ride today by earlswood, looked like loads of people turned up! Definitely a success
by GavPass
28 Nov 2018 10:58
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Lots to sell
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Re: Lots to sell

Also have these Oakley Radars on eBay if anyone wants to make me an offer.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2975108018
by GavPass
21 Nov 2018 10:32
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Lots to sell
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Lots to sell

I've got some things that need moving on, list below. If you need images for items listed below then give me a shout, I'm in Selly Oak/Stirchley so can view anything if needed. - Girodana retro Beacon Jersey, Large. Used, but not abused £10 - Oakley Jawbreaker Uranium Collection. Bought in August fo...
by GavPass
16 Nov 2018 10:30
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Kit in Stock
Replies: 12
Views: 1337

Re: Kit in Stock

What's this winter gillet all about? A thick one?
by GavPass
01 Oct 2018 12:04
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Claims for Beacon Trophies 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: Claims for Beacon Trophies 2018

Do we still have the criteria available for the awards? I remember seeing some information last year
by GavPass
10 Sep 2018 11:43
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Sun 9th sep KH12 club hill climb championship RESULTS
Replies: 4
Views: 540

Re: Sun 9th sep KH12 club hill climb championship RESULTS

Thanks for running it Martin (and helpers pulled in to support)
by GavPass
07 Sep 2018 17:43
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2018 Time Trial Calendar - Open TTs, Club TTs, Team TTs and Hill Climbs
Replies: 54
Views: 6361

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

Is the HC on Sunday only open to club members? If it isn’t then how much for none beacon riders. Got a friend asking
by GavPass
25 Jun 2018 19:27
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1687

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

You'll get that 3rd cat in no time!

I can't imagine they'll be anything noteworthy from me now lol
by GavPass
14 Jun 2018 10:36
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 1404

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

What time is the track booked??
by GavPass
18 May 2018 11:29
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Dudley Grand Prix
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Dudley Grand Prix

I’ve entered the Dudley GP on the 10th June and they are currently struggling for numbers. They got enough riders last year to split A and B groups, which would be a massive help to those of us who might struggle to keep up with elite riders! Anyone interested in a days open racing then get involved...
by GavPass
03 May 2018 10:37
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans V2
Replies: 10
Views: 1951

Re: 2018 Racing Plans V2

You can get rid of that yello and blue muck you've been wearing Matt! Mallory and Stourport are a bit of a struggle after work, but if all goes to plan and I'm not chasing points well into October I can get involved and give you a hand. RR leagues are a bit of a stretch for me and I'll probably get ...
by GavPass
16 Apr 2018 12:37
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1687

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2018

Couple of races in the last two weeks. Laurence, Stu, John and I got involved in the 3rds and also the 3/4ths races at Birmingham Business Park. Both were active races with Beacon riders up the road, but not able to make anything stick. In the end I got 10th in the first and 12th in the second, with...
by GavPass
29 Mar 2018 08:41
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July
Replies: 16
Views: 1683

Re: Beacon Stourport series race 10th July

What is the running order that night? If possible I would like to race then marshal or visa versa like last year.
by GavPass
23 Mar 2018 19:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 3740

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

I can’t make the training sessions, but if you’re desperate for an extra rider I can do the TT
by GavPass
16 Mar 2018 20:01
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Inter - club challenge 14th July
Replies: 12
Views: 1459

Re: Inter - club challenge 14th July

I’d suggest trying to get on to an accreditation scheme like at Derby for extra experience. I’m also aiming to do a session in May for newer riders/those racing club or inter champs
by GavPass
14 Mar 2018 10:59
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Inter - club challenge 14th July
Replies: 12
Views: 1459

Re: Inter - club challenge 14th July

I should be up for it.

Team sprint excites me and the bonus being that we could field a womens team too! we could put out a strong pursuit team if we got a couple of testers across too?
by GavPass
14 Mar 2018 10:58
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd
Replies: 12
Views: 1404

Re: Beacon RCC Track Champs 2018 June 23rd

Great Stu - now someone can challenge Cleggy! On a more practical note I feel that it's really important that people are confident and have had ample experience on the track before taking part in the adult races. Obviously this isn't an issue for the IP, but bunch racing and even sprinting need some...
by GavPass
12 Mar 2018 22:54
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans V2
Replies: 10
Views: 1951

Re: 2018 Racing Plans V2

I’ve entered both, but with the 3’s going off first that’ll get my focus. Depending on how I do in that race I’m happy to be beacon fodder for as long as I can keep going in the 3/4s
by GavPass
12 Mar 2018 11:00
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans V2
Replies: 10
Views: 1951

Re: 2018 Racing Plans V2

We had a massive turn out for the Birmingham Business Park Race last year. The first round is on the 8th April.... who's signed up? There's a 3/4 race and also a 3's only along with an E12 later on and womens races too.
by GavPass
15 Feb 2018 08:26
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June
Replies: 22
Views: 3740

Re: Silverstone 9-up TTT Friday 15th June

Think my name is a mistake, I’m not one for TT’s :shock:
by GavPass
30 Jan 2018 09:41
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans V2
Replies: 10
Views: 1951

Re: 2018 Racing Plans V2

I've added a few. Curborough no frills is a good one to get points and will sell out quickly! They have both the 3rds and 4ths on at the same time, but set off half a lap apart, but you get a position for your catagory. It usually means the 3rd catch the 4ths, kind of stays together then a sprint at...
by GavPass
16 Jan 2018 11:31
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans
Replies: 24
Views: 3509

Re: 2018 Racing Plans

There's a 2/3 race (and a 4th) at the MK bowl on the 10th March.... I'll probably do that, or maybe Darley Moor. Think it's the same one that the epic team of Clegg, Passmore, White & Hunt managed not to finsh last year :lol:
by GavPass
16 Jan 2018 07:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 8286

Re: Kit order 2017

Thanks Helen :)
by GavPass
15 Jan 2018 16:21
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 8286

Re: Kit order 2017

Did we get any closer to a resolution with Bodhi following the feedback? Race season isn't too far away, and I'm looking at trying to squeeze into a skinsuit this year. ta
by GavPass
09 Jan 2018 16:57
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: 2018 Racing Plans
Replies: 24
Views: 3509

Re: 2018 Racing Plans

Going to stick to similar races to this year... Crits at Business Park, Tudor Grange, Curborough in the summer and any over at Shrewsbury I can get across too. Fancy another dig at Stourport Tuesdays, but depends if I can get across... the later season saturday races were fun there too (if a little ...
by GavPass
05 Dec 2017 17:28
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Clear Vinyl Wrap
Replies: 7
Views: 1541

Re: Clear Vinyl Wrap

Yep. I've got it on my MTB

It's a great product and each set is design specifically for your frame. An expensive and long process to protect your bike, but well worth it!
by GavPass
25 Oct 2017 10:40
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Power meter training
Replies: 24
Views: 3067

Re: Power meter training

Think I'm going to start saving my pennies for the pedals.... thanks for the comments all. I use a Powertap wheel at the moment, but has proven a little tricky when swapping between 3 bikes and a 32 hole open pro isn't the sexiest bit of race kit. It's now on my winter bike, possibly for good. Like ...
by GavPass
18 Oct 2017 08:12
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: A38
Replies: 1
Views: 686

A38

Update below taken from a Birmingham Connected update: A38 cycle route update The death of Suzanna Bull is a tragedy and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this sad time. We would urge any witnesses to contact the police with information to assist in their investigation. Through our Bir...
by GavPass
18 Oct 2017 08:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner
Replies: 9
Views: 1684

Re: Annual Beacon Awards Dinner

the link doesn't appear to work
by GavPass
06 Oct 2017 11:58
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Power meter training
Replies: 24
Views: 3067

Re: Power meter training

Interesting read Laurence. I do find that at our level the left/right balance becomes an insignificant measure as most people will own one power meter and will be training based on the output from that over a season and will be able to track changes as they go. Most people will also not make any cha...
by GavPass
25 Sep 2017 16:51
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 6184

Re: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive

Despite having the worst cramp imaginable for the second half of the ride and feeling like I was crawling along at time I had a great day out. The support along the route was quite touching as I'd never done a mass participation event like it. Hagley road was a perfect starting venue as it gave plen...
by GavPass
02 Sep 2017 17:31
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2017
Replies: 79
Views: 8474

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2017

Rode the last Ely crit at Stourport today. Few breaks went and tried my best to get in one, but none managed to stick on the end. Came down to a bunch sprint, sat in behind a couple of handy sprinters and came third. Guy who won it rides national track sprint league and the guy in 2nd had legs twice...
by GavPass
22 Aug 2017 16:49
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2017
Replies: 79
Views: 8474

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2017

Raced the 2nd Ely Stourport crit on Saturday with Robin. 2 went early on which I was unaware of and the bunch didn't bother to chase, about half way through another 2 went up the road. The bunch seemed to be more worried about not getting out of breath and didn't chase. I got a bit confused in the l...
by GavPass
08 Aug 2017 21:55
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2017
Replies: 79
Views: 8474

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2017

Great write up Laurence
by GavPass
30 Jul 2017 20:28
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2017
Replies: 79
Views: 8474

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2017

Did the 1st round of the Ely crit at Stourport yesterday. No one wanted to attack and the odd person that got a gap just got closed down. Pretty boring, slow at times and sketchy. Got 7th (could've been 8th) in the bunch sprint
by GavPass
20 Jul 2017 14:47
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2017
Replies: 79
Views: 8474

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2017

Heard somewhere that a guy called Matt Clegg got a 2nd cat... didn't realise he had any pets at all
by GavPass
05 Jul 2017 22:52
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2017
Replies: 79
Views: 8474

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2017

John and I ventured back to Curborough tonight. I really wasn't feeling it and with 50 signed on it didn't look too hopeful. The race started and I could feel the dread of kicking out of the corners for another hour and my early dinner rising up. 15 mins went and I still felt terrible, so what do I ...
by GavPass
05 Jun 2017 16:52
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Road/circuit race reports 2017
Replies: 79
Views: 8474

Re: Road/circuit race reports 2017

I got a 9th at Curborough on Friday too, and John Hunt got 10th in a strong attack at the end of the Redditch Road Race among a hugh bunch finish
by GavPass
17 May 2017 07:43
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 8286

Quality of the jersey is amazing, and has all the bells and whistles you would want in a race top. The fit is snug (thanks Tim), but it's what I was expecting from the size chart... I got s large for anyone that knows me.
by GavPass
16 May 2017 16:11
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Route to Telford
Replies: 3
Views: 775

It'll be a very steady one on Sunday Stu.... Thanks for the route Phil, looks like a great one!