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by chalkie
15 Dec 2018 12:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 5403

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Yep so signed up, and am no1 on waiting list for intermediate session 29dec
by chalkie
15 Dec 2018 12:15
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 5403

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Thanks Alan, best wishes to all the beacon crew. I may be riding out on the holly run to chad dealer on 23rd🤪🚲
by chalkie
10 Dec 2018 19:14
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December
Replies: 23
Views: 5403

Re: Newport Track Session - Saturday 29th December

Hi Alan, any chance I could tag on to the event? If there’s a spare space? Charles w
by chalkie
30 Jun 2017 13:48
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon track champs 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1234

Beacon track champs 2017

The annual track champs is tomorrow open to all members senior and junior of the club; all welcome along with guests family and friends . (Pets strictly on leads at all times). Could I ask for the time keeper watches x2 to be brought, and willing volunteers. Could the holder of the Shayes trophy ( i...
by chalkie
05 Apr 2016 12:35
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: NEWPORT TRACK SESSION with ROSS CC
Replies: 2
Views: 893

cheers alan, yes its a clash, but they'll be another, and as the club is so small it has several places to spare for other clubs so as to lower cost (as you know)
by chalkie
04 Apr 2016 18:09
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: NEWPORT TRACK SESSION with ROSS CC
Replies: 2
Views: 893

NEWPORT TRACK SESSION with ROSS CC

There are places available for a session at the newport wales track this sunday 10th april 7-9pm with a coach (Brian). I am going with Ross CC, and there are the usual 2 groups for novices, and intermediate/expert. Cost approx; £20 payable at the velodrome. bring your own Track bike or hire the Dola...
by chalkie
01 Nov 2015 07:10
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 1st November
Replies: 17
Views: 4664

Coming for a rare ride out today- look forward to seeing old friends 😉
by chalkie
16 Oct 2015 18:39
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: LUMOS LED HELMET PRE ORDERING
Replies: 0
Views: 702

LUMOS LED HELMET PRE ORDERING

by way of prebuying this helmet you are crowd funding and pushing it into production; I've bought one due for delivery next July ! But use this code to get yours. I think it's great featured helmet with its inertia operated brake and directional indicators. Tuesday night rides here in the forest are...
by chalkie
29 Jul 2015 22:48
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON TRACK CHAMPS 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2376

Can the winner of the Sprint trophy (Adam shayes Memorial trophy) bring it with him to the event please. er?

Stop watches x2 please.

Bell and lap cards are at the Halesowen, mr shayes in fighting form, and mc for the afternoon.

Can someone enlighten me about the 4 Beacon track bikes???
by chalkie
27 Jul 2015 13:23
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON TRACK CHAMPS 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2376

track champs VIDEO

For those of you who are new to the club or just haven't been to the champs heres a taster video:

https://youtu.be/81__ElwSSJ0

great afternoons fun
by chalkie
27 Jul 2015 13:16
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON TRACK CHAMPS 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2376

COUNTDOWN TO THE TRACK CHAMPS SAT 1ST AUG 1400

Halesowen A&CC track newly refurbed earlier this year; bring your fixies and battle out the Ominum with power and guile 8) TRACK INSPECTION AT 1230 will post HERE if bad weather cancels and new date tba FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS ALL WELCOME CAFE AND BIKE STORE OPEN SPECIALLY FOR OUR CLUB Vol...
by chalkie
24 Jun 2015 13:58
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON TRACK CHAMPS 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2376

BEACON TRACK CHAMPS 2015

The track champs will be held on saturday 1st august 1400-1800. Bring your fixies, and ride the newly tarmac'd and fenced Halesowen track. OMNIUM competition. Family and friends welcome as spectators. Track inspection at 1230, and immediate info on here of the morning in the event of too wet conditi...
by chalkie
20 Mar 2015 20:57
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club Time Trials resume.
Replies: 2
Views: 936

I shall be riding 8) and look forward to seeing old beacon colleagues, (actually less of the old..!) that s just me, and a stone heavier :cry:
by chalkie
06 Jan 2015 17:59
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: Forest of Dean MTB
Replies: 3
Views: 1862

The Wild Boar 45MILE MTB enduro is on May 17th this year, the Forest of Dean Classic Road Sportive is May 4th (90 miles 8000FT climbing) 8) will post to calendar and phil whiteman for those interested, would love to see Beacon posse signing up :lol:
by chalkie
06 Jan 2015 17:54
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: Forest of Dean MTB
Replies: 3
Views: 1862

and next time you're down drop in for tea.. i now live in Drybrook just up the road from cannop and the verderer trail and downhills. 8)
by chalkie
18 Sep 2014 08:20
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULTS Beacon RCC Hill Climb Championships 14th September
Replies: 13
Views: 3439

Sorry i missed this, too busy post wedding, but the pix show a great finale to the beacon season, and i'm missing you all. 8)
by chalkie
11 Jul 2014 22:23
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: TRACK CHAMPS 2014 this saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 1237

1400-1800 racing

SPRINT COMPETITION
PURSUIT COMPETITION
SCRATCH RACE
ROADBIKE 1K PURSUIT
OMNIUM OVERALL PRIZES

Gonna be a nice afternoon

Any trophy winners please bring the Shayes memorial trophy please ( thats you colin)
Roger Shayes will be dishing out last years prizes..
by chalkie
08 Jul 2014 22:22
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: TRACK CHAMPS 2014 this saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 1237

TRACK CHAMPS 2014 this saturday

Weather check will be at 1230, and post to MB to alert competitors and spectators. Look forward to a good number of competitors.
no hire bikes for racing, i will bring my condor as spare,
who has the stop watches please??
8)
by chalkie
13 Jun 2014 23:24
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: TRACK CHAMPS 12TH JULY
Replies: 0
Views: 514

TRACK CHAMPS 12TH JULY

Offers of helpers, time-keepers and holders would be appreciated for the up-coming track champs to be held at Halesowen A&CC

Many thanks :lol:
by chalkie
08 Jun 2014 21:14
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 50 championship.
Replies: 6
Views: 1750

well done simon 8)
by chalkie
31 May 2014 19:23
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Guess what just got a shiny new face lift?
Replies: 9
Views: 2139

BRILL should shave 30 secs off the av :wink:
by chalkie
21 May 2014 14:32
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: tewkesbury sprint tri result
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

not funny - that pic of me was cruel considering i had cramp... :? anyway i'm devouring the hills of the forest of dean at the moment as i stay in our cottage and commute to cardiff for work; we must get the club down here either for off road or a circuit round the lanes :!:
by chalkie
01 Mar 2014 08:01
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON SEASON DVD 2013 COMPLETE
Replies: 4
Views: 1390

either pm your address or i can bring them to club night, although i'm not at the next thursday one
by chalkie
23 Feb 2014 11:19
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON SEASON DVD 2013 COMPLETE
Replies: 4
Views: 1390

BEACON SEASON DVD 2013 COMPLETE

Editing and burn has now been completed, the 2013 season dvd is now available for purchase BARGAIN PRICE £8

featuring Beacon riders in all parts of the country and world, up hill, down dale, and sunny side.

Lawrence Cooley will be signing special edition copies (IN JOKE).. 8)

8) :wink:
by chalkie
18 Feb 2014 23:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Springhill Farm Bunkhouse, Selattyn, 14 - 16 February 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 8000

big thanks to all the team Jane&tony in particular for this years bunkhouse weekend; here's video of andy and me out on saturday off road adventure 8)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09FSkq4kkLg
by chalkie
13 Feb 2014 13:04
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: Ride 100 London
Replies: 15
Views: 3276

Go down the night before, stay with friends or whatever, book the NCP carparks which are on the web site. Early starts mean you ride up to the olympic park , there are more riders than last year, so arrive in time as the herding procedure is a big deal. Have a great day, haven't got in so far on the...
by chalkie
08 Feb 2014 19:24
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Springhill Farm Bunkhouse, Selattyn, 14 - 16 February 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 8000

just wanted to mention i have a spare seat for the journey if anyone interested, leaving 2-ish friday. No room for bike i'm afraid, PM or email me
by chalkie
07 Feb 2014 08:33
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Springhill Farm Bunkhouse, Selattyn, 14 - 16 February 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 8000

Plaice and chips please
by chalkie
13 Jan 2014 14:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON AT NEWPORT PIX
Replies: 1
Views: 749

BEACON AT NEWPORT PIX

Just a few pix on flickr for your delights; Dave Hughes showing he hasn't lost his touch, or his wife's sandwiches :twisted: :roll:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/beaconrcc/11928747055/
by chalkie
08 Dec 2013 23:04
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon RCC Dinner and Presentations
Replies: 7
Views: 1853

thanks for those extra cover pix si. 8)
by chalkie
27 Nov 2013 17:56
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: NEW ADDRESS
Replies: 0
Views: 543

NEW ADDRESS

I won't publish it here, but please note i have moved to a new address- those of you i haven't given details to, please email or PM me for said info. cheers cw 8)
by chalkie
25 Oct 2013 08:54
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: A close shave
Replies: 10
Views: 2552

i think i concur with philip - provocation isn't a good tactic, as the simple fact is metal v bone = broken bone. But its a difficult one and the judgement call on a road rage incident is tricky. A BMW driver got very annoyed with me riding 2 abreast on the last Intro ride and swerved in as he passe...
by chalkie
24 Oct 2013 20:48
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Hill Climb Championships 15 Sept RESULTS
Replies: 16
Views: 3450

HARRY they are on my iMac in birmingham, at the present i am working in cardiff, so just haven't a moment to upload them, but of course very soon you will see them on a linked Season 2013 Video which you can download for the princely sum of £5000 :D
by chalkie
02 Oct 2013 22:27
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Balance and low gears
Replies: 13
Views: 3058

The big rumour i keep hearing from shops is that 26"ers are going to be abandoned - next up the battle between 650b and 29er, and yet bike repairers keep harping on about how much repair work they do to the larger wheels. Anyway i'm enjoying off road as the stormy wet weather approaches , and the Ta...
by chalkie
02 Oct 2013 22:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT: Warkshire Triathlon
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

you're a star achiever for a whole start season anne,, chapeau or should that be swim cap! good times, particularly swim.

HARLECH NEXT YEAR.. :twisted:
by chalkie
24 Sep 2013 13:28
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Balance and low gears
Replies: 13
Views: 3058

Balance and low gears

just as a nod to mountain bikers - i doff my hat to their expertise, having just ridden round sutton park and cannock on knobbly tyres and low gears - a skill i had completely forgotten and great fun despite being shaken to bits. So anyone with a mtb gathering dust in a garage - i urge you to get ba...
by chalkie
16 Sep 2013 12:17
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Hill Climb Championships 15 Sept RESULTS
Replies: 16
Views: 3450

photos and video and pov ride pix are being collated. well done to all riders for providing a fitting finale to this years competition 8)
by chalkie
09 Sep 2013 22:11
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT: Southam Triathlon 9th September 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1525

well done andy - finish off the season on par 8)
by chalkie
09 Sep 2013 10:04
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULTS Hill Climb KH28 7th Sept
Replies: 23
Views: 4400

any photos - sorry i couldnt be there :o
by chalkie
30 Aug 2013 11:05
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Beacon bottles on tour
Replies: 58
Views: 16464

good pic, awesome ride
by chalkie
22 Aug 2013 12:40
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Clee & KK, VIDEO! Pictures, Review & Results 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 4091

1 massive attack- inertia, 2 foo fighters come around, 3 semisonic - this will be my year

am looking for spare pix of you andyc
by chalkie
21 Aug 2013 10:53
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Clee & KK, VIDEO! Pictures, Review & Results 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 4091

and now for the video - just a rough edit i'll revamp it for the dvd later. Well done to all beacon riders for staying in groups particularly up the Bur way. amazing how many of you had the energy to speak whilst riding up!!

i want to ride it.. lol

http://youtu.be/QRKlniBaocQ
by chalkie
20 Aug 2013 15:27
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Clee & KK, VIDEO! Pictures, Review & Results 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 4091

Kidderminster Killer audax pix here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/beaconrcc/ ... 151795823/
by chalkie
20 Aug 2013 12:49
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Clee & KK, VIDEO! Pictures, Review & Results 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 4091

Beacon riders only - your KK and C2H photos are on flickr here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/beaconrcc/ ... 150210865/

8)
by chalkie
15 Aug 2013 10:28
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: K35/6G x 1 14th Aug Now with result
Replies: 4
Views: 1336

thanks to bob for timekeeping and chris for organising - nice pint indeed at t'pub 8)
by chalkie
14 Aug 2013 16:48
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT: BRAT Birmingham Triathlon 11th August 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1372

bad luck andy, that sounds like a nightmare, especially as the swim is 750m and wet suited and physiologically demanding, well done for persevering. :(
by chalkie
10 Aug 2013 22:22
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: The RideLondon100
Replies: 16
Views: 3528

my fun day is here:

http://youtu.be/N6zAfXTS8ds


8) :lol: :)