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by Dave Cox
12 Nov 2018 12:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: New cafe suggestions
Replies: 96
Views: 12855

Re: New cafe suggestions

It's the Windlass. Go straight on instead of crossing the canal and you'll find it beside the canal basin
by Dave Cox
11 Nov 2018 14:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th November
Replies: 9
Views: 450

Re: Club runs - 11th November

Thanks Matt nice route on steadily improving day. I pottered home just fine !
by Dave Cox
04 Nov 2018 14:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - November 4th
Replies: 16
Views: 720

Re: Club runs - November 4th

Intro Ride to Earlswood cake and coffee and back by 12.30 ! Dave Cox (leading) Dave Hutchins Ash Turner (support) Ashiq Saffy on his very first Beacon ride - welcome Ashiq Hamaad Raja welcome back Derek Reynolds Oh and we passed a guy practicing (not busking) with a Alpen Horn under the M5 on Icknie...
by Dave Cox
03 Nov 2018 18:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - November 4th
Replies: 16
Views: 720

Re: Club runs - November 4th

Most people going for discs but some are better than others apparently. I've not got my head around them so have stuck to callipers
by Dave Cox
02 Nov 2018 18:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - November 4th
Replies: 16
Views: 720

Re: Club runs - November 4th

Hi Faye - it's great that you are thinking of returning to cycling.You will be very welcome. Many of us come back to cycling and to the Beacon after long breaks. Yes you'll need a bike though and probably worth getting used to it a bit before you try a group ride. I'm sure Red Kite can advise you if...
by Dave Cox
02 Nov 2018 18:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - November 4th
Replies: 16
Views: 720

Re: Club runs - November 4th

Thanks Ash that's great
by Dave Cox
29 Oct 2018 17:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - November 4th
Replies: 16
Views: 720

Re: Club runs - November 4th

I'll lead an Intro Ride to Earlswood about 25 miles or so
by Dave Cox
28 Oct 2018 16:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 28th October
Replies: 15
Views: 780

Re: Club Runs - 28th October

Thanks Dave an excellent run and interesting route around lanes I'd forgotten and handy survey of the new housing estates around Droitwich !
by Dave Cox
28 Oct 2018 15:04
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: The great reunion
Replies: 11
Views: 395

Re: The great reunion

Well done Oscar great detective work too !
by Dave Cox
21 Oct 2018 21:50
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st October
Replies: 13
Views: 752

Re: Club runs - 21st October

Thanks for leading Si and nice to ride up your (100 year old) Grandad's favourite climb.
by Dave Cox
19 Oct 2018 20:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st October
Replies: 13
Views: 752

Re: Club runs - 21st October

Excellent be good to go back to Maxstoke
by Dave Cox
19 Oct 2018 19:59
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Resignation of the President
Replies: 13
Views: 520

Re: Resignation of the President

You've done a marvellous job Dave and helped the club achieve so much. Be very sorry to see you stand down but can understand reasoning.
by Dave Cox
09 Oct 2018 21:39
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: Velo Birmingham 2019

So did I
by Dave Cox
01 Oct 2018 10:12
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Long-sleeved club jersey size L (but more like M)
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Long-sleeved club jersey size L (but more like M)

It fits well as a medium George thanks. I'll post the cheque.
by Dave Cox
01 Oct 2018 10:10
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 7th October
Replies: 23
Views: 1004

Re: Club runs - 7th October

It would be good to have a leader for the Intro this Sunday. I'll be away so can't lead. We do have at least one rider, Hamaad Raja has posted on Facebook that he would like to do one more Intro.
by Dave Cox
18 Sep 2018 17:13
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Congratulations to Anne Hughes
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Congratulations to Anne Hughes

Wonderful achievement Anne well done
by Dave Cox
06 Sep 2018 17:31
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Long-sleeved club jersey size L (but more like M)
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Long-sleeved club jersey size L (but more like M)

23rd would be good because I'm out with Roger on the 25th. Dave
by Dave Cox
06 Sep 2018 14:33
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Long-sleeved club jersey size L (but more like M)
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Long-sleeved club jersey size L (but more like M)

If it's a medium it should fit me George. Would £25 be acceptable?
by Dave Cox
02 Sep 2018 13:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd September
Replies: 7
Views: 684

Re: Club runs - 2nd September

Intro Ride to Avonscroft
(aka short C run)

Dave Cox leading
Dave Little
Hamaad Raja - on very first Beacon Ride welcome Hamaad
Georgina Fisher
Joe Hitchcock
Joanne Page
Adrian Lowe
Dave Hutchings support
Derek Reynolds
by Dave Cox
30 Aug 2018 22:52
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteers Needed for Cyclocross 9th of September
Replies: 6
Views: 357

Re: Volunteers Needed for Cyclocross 9th of September

Hi I can be there for 11.00 until the end
by Dave Cox
26 Aug 2018 18:14
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: 85 at 85.
Replies: 11
Views: 427

Re: 85 at 85.

Happy birthday Oscar - so pleased that you are still riding
by Dave Cox
12 Aug 2018 15:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th August
Replies: 11
Views: 892

Re: Club runs - 12th August

C Run to Charlecote (aka not the retro run) Dave Cox (leading) Si Walker Mark Gardner Mark McConkey Joanne Congerton Adrian Lowe Luca Tinnirello (on first Beacon Run - welcome Luca hope to see you next week!) Dave Little also flock of house martins escorted us straight outta Sherborne at least two b...
by Dave Cox
11 Aug 2018 17:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th August
Replies: 11
Views: 892

Re: Club runs - 12th August

Advice please - do we want make tomorrow's C Run a retro ride as per George's original intention or shall we leave that till the Autumn???
by Dave Cox
09 Aug 2018 12:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1296

Re: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2018

I'll lead an Intro Ride to Avonscroft on 2nd September
by Dave Cox
09 Aug 2018 12:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th August
Replies: 11
Views: 892

Re: Club runs - 12th August

That's awful George

I'll be turning out on Sunday and will lead to Charlecote if necessary.
by Dave Cox
06 Aug 2018 09:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 5th August
Replies: 20
Views: 1149

Re: Club Runs - 5th August

Yes it was Ade McHugh !
by Dave Cox
05 Aug 2018 22:45
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 5th August
Replies: 20
Views: 1149

Re: Club Runs - 5th August

Great run Andy, very enjoyable. Good to see Steve Smith at the Coach and Horses too
by Dave Cox
04 Aug 2018 21:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 5th August
Replies: 20
Views: 1149

Re: Club Runs - 5th August

Sorry Ash it doesn't look as though we have a volunteer leader for an Intro Ride tomorrow. I've led the last two but am committed to the 100 miles ride.
by Dave Cox
28 Jul 2018 22:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th July
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Club runs - 29th July

Good call Andy thanks for confirming
by Dave Cox
26 Jul 2018 13:56
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th July
Replies: 10
Views: 745

Re: Club runs - 29th July

See you on Sunday Andy. I really enjoy the "gentle 100"
by Dave Cox
08 Jul 2018 14:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th July
Replies: 9
Views: 891

Re: Club runs - 8th July

Many thanks Helen a lovely ride
by Dave Cox
07 Jul 2018 11:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th July
Replies: 9
Views: 891

Re: Club runs - 8th July

That's great Helen look forward to tomorrow
by Dave Cox
01 Jul 2018 13:27
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st July
Replies: 20
Views: 1288

Re: Club runs - 1st July

Intro/social ride to Akamba Dave Cox (leading) Helen (TTT) Jamieson Huan Dong (sweeping) Clare Inglis (on first solo club run) Dave Little Will Woodhouse Mark McConkey nb Akamba still a fascinating place but doesn't do breakfast or any savoury food after 11.00 with a gap till lunch at 12.00 Ok for c...
by Dave Cox
30 Jun 2018 19:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st July
Replies: 20
Views: 1288

Re: Club runs - 1st July

That’s right and we can adjust speed and distance. They will be very welcome. Be great to see you Helen. Start at 9.15 meet at 9.00.
by Dave Cox
29 Jun 2018 17:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st July
Replies: 20
Views: 1288

Re: Club runs - 1st July

Many thanks Huan that's great
by Dave Cox
28 Jun 2018 17:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st July
Replies: 20
Views: 1288

Re: Club runs - 1st July

Intro Ride will be the usual <30 mile potter suitable for people wanting to do a first group ride or returning after a break. Be good to have a support rider please.
by Dave Cox
25 Jun 2018 11:56
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 1st July
Replies: 20
Views: 1288

Re: Club runs - 1st July

I'll lead an Intro ride probably to Akamba
by Dave Cox
24 Jun 2018 16:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 24th June
Replies: 13
Views: 988

Re: Club runs - 24th June

Thanks for leading Matt great route and the Cafe was excellent!
by Dave Cox
11 Jun 2018 17:56
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Irish Mail 400kms Audax
Replies: 10
Views: 684

Re: Irish Mail 400kms Audax

Excellent ride and nice write up - well done
by Dave Cox
03 Jun 2018 04:19
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Urgent Request for Audax Volunteers: 21st July
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Urgent Request for Audax Volunteers: 21st July

Hi Phil, I'm entered for the Clee to Heaven and should be able to help with the clear up as usual.
by Dave Cox
20 May 2018 14:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th May
Replies: 19
Views: 1507

Re: Club runs - 20th May

C Run to Meriden Cyclists' Memorial Service Dave Cox (leading) Ash Turner Adrian McHugh Dave Cole (wreath bearer) Mark McConkey Mark Gardner Dave (Hutch) Hutchings Dave Little Oscar Hopkins, John and Hilary Porter made their own ways to Meriden. Thanks all for coming along. Lovely "all things bright...
by Dave Cox
14 May 2018 12:50
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th May
Replies: 19
Views: 1507

Re: Club runs - 20th May

Note that the Meriden run begins at 8.30. There's the option to stop at Lavender Hall for breakfast. Tea/Coffee cake in Village Hall at 12.00
by Dave Cox
06 May 2018 13:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - May 6th
Replies: 15
Views: 1289

Re: Club runs - May 6th

Intro Ride to Avonscroft

Dave Cox leading
Huan Dong - first ride 2018 welcome back
Ash Pardesi - new rider ready for C run next time!
Derek Reynolds support
by Dave Cox
03 May 2018 09:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - May 6th
Replies: 15
Views: 1289

Re: Club runs - May 6th

Many thanks Phil and I hope you recover soon
by Dave Cox
03 May 2018 09:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2072

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

Re Meriden run on 20th May. I've checked what we did last year and we need to LEAVE at 8.30 to be sure of arriving in time. More details later.
by Dave Cox
02 May 2018 17:22
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - May 6th
Replies: 15
Views: 1289

Re: Club runs - May 6th

Weather looks good for Sunday's Intro Ride about 30 miles - anyone wanting to try a Beacon Club run will be most welcome, also good way back if you've been resting through the bad weather. It provides an option of a shorter ride and easier pace than the C run leaving you less tired for afternoon com...
by Dave Cox
26 Apr 2018 22:29
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Dave Hughes LVRC TT Champion
Replies: 5
Views: 405

Re: Dave Hughes LVRC TT Champion

Well today we were riding with a Champion - well done Dave !
by Dave Cox
25 Apr 2018 17:27
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Diamond Buses
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Diamond Buses

Well done Phil for following this up and getting an appropriate reply from the Company. Glad it wasn't worse but this sort of driving will put off many new cyclists.
by Dave Cox
23 Apr 2018 18:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs for April, May and June 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2072

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

May 20th is the 97th Meriden Cyclists Memorial Service on the green. I'll lead a C Run at moderate pace leaving at 9.00 to give us plenty of time. There's cakes in the Village Hall afterwards or the option of just riding to Lavender Hall which is on the route.