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by RichK
16 Jul 2016 12:51
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Time trial bike
Replies: 6
Views: 1864

Gavin At the budget end of the spectrum the PX Stealth is popular (I've bought two!). Basic cost about a grand but the wheels are (very) basic & might benefit from a bit of extra cash. Spending more will get you something better as it's quite an old design etc. I've also previously fitted a road bik...
by RichK
12 Jul 2016 08:59
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 25 Champs Wed 13th July K34/25 (CANCELLED)
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

Thanks Martin
by RichK
23 Jun 2016 11:23
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result Club Handicap 20 Champs June 22nd 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

keith wrote:Well Done to Jess and all that rode. After an hour and 40 mins in traffic I gave up and went home
M5? Fortunately, at Lydiate Ash I decided to go through Catshill...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bi ... m-36600216
by RichK
23 Jun 2016 09:09
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result Club Handicap 20 Champs June 22nd 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2036

Thanks Chris, Dave & Laurence.

Had a very good night, apart from getting there... It really is the highlight of the year :)
by RichK
11 Jun 2016 09:53
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Bicester Millennium CC Silverstone 9-up team time trial
Replies: 5
Views: 1592

Super. Well done all. Sounds like a really good event.
by RichK
06 Jun 2016 12:38
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 50 Championships
Replies: 11
Views: 2956

Good stuff from all :)
by RichK
26 May 2016 07:35
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result 9 mile K36/4.5 Wed 25th May
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

Thanks to Chris, Helen & Martin.

Really wasn't feeling like it before but had a good ride.. Another decent turn out too.
by RichK
21 May 2016 17:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Anne Hughes National Triathlon Champion
Replies: 15
Views: 3718

That's brilliant. Well done Anne.
by RichK
12 May 2016 09:04
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result 10 Mile TT K34/10D 11th May
Replies: 2
Views: 980

Thanks for timing again yesterday Martin.

Was quite a good evening in the end. Was expecting torrential rain (at some point) but it never came. Had chucked it down at home though :D
by RichK
06 May 2016 15:00
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: The 'fords' time trial - fact or fiction?
Replies: 14
Views: 3231

Has Brian B ridden it? I think it was he who first told me about it.
by RichK
05 May 2016 12:38
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Open 10 Sat 14th May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 2451

Oversubscribed event! Wow. I think the TT the following day on K11/10T is similarly popular.

Have a good one. Just a pity I can't make it.
by RichK
28 Apr 2016 13:26
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: LMTT Handicap
Replies: 3
Views: 1164

Think my handicap may be wrong. I did 2:37:10 in 2015 so (just) a 2 1/2 minute improvement not 10 mins plus...
by RichK
25 Apr 2016 12:47
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Little Mountain Time Trial
Replies: 15
Views: 4057

Big thanks to everybody who gave up their time to make this event happen, particularly those out on the course marshalling. I'm glad the weather was clement for you. I hope a few of you decide to give it a go sometime - if I can do it, I'm sure anybody can.
by RichK
25 Jan 2016 13:03
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Timekeepers Wanted Club Time Trials.
Replies: 4
Views: 1206

Put me down for 20th & 27th July for starters.

[edit]

sorry Chris can't do the 27th now

[/edit]
by RichK
15 Jan 2016 12:43
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Vehicles with only one headlight working
Replies: 24
Views: 5164

Recently, I drove to Bridgnorth & back (an hour each way) & counted a total of 26 cars with defective lights. It's become such an epidemic it's now become an in-car "game" spotting them
by RichK
15 Jan 2016 12:23
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Return Of the Beacon Balti 30/01/2016
Replies: 28
Views: 6617

Gary

Please can you add me +2 (Karen & Wills) to the list.

Anybody have any suggestions on where's good to park?

Thanks

Richard
by RichK
11 Dec 2015 18:25
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Handicap 2016 expected times
Replies: 3
Views: 1282

jdtate101 wrote:It can be opened it google docs...
or Excel
by RichK
15 Sep 2015 12:16
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Scam ?
Replies: 16
Views: 3726

Pedlo Mudguardo wrote:I received an email from Pete Marshall earlier in the week entitled 'Important'. It was in fact just some kind of spam/ sales link.
Evidently someone has accessed my email via his address book which is slightly concerning.
I got that one as well...
by RichK
13 Aug 2015 08:12
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: K37 6G Result 12 Aug 15
Replies: 1
Views: 767

K37 6G Result 12 Aug 15

Ed Silverton (Bicicielo) 15.01 Roger Cutler 15.27 Martin McGowan 15.36 Matt Regan 15.48 Simon Wheeler 16.31 Martin Davis 16.49 Phil Gameson 17.19 Simon Packer 17.34 Amarjit Snghera 18.01 Richard Hendrickson 19.19 Some good rides there. We now all eagerly await the result of Simon's deliberation & ca...
by RichK
23 Jul 2015 22:34
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Product Warning: TIME XPRESSO 4 PEDALS
Replies: 1
Views: 829

you dont seem to have much luck with pedals :cry:
by RichK
18 Jul 2015 17:43
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Heroica
Replies: 20
Views: 4060

deero83 wrote:When and where is the Heroica being held? I'd love to dust off the Sun Wasp and give it a go!
It's this Wednesdays club TT

http://www.beaconrcc.org.uk/message_boa ... php?t=7284
by RichK
16 Jul 2015 12:13
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club TT K20/5 Weds 22nd (& 29th) July
Replies: 0
Views: 627

Club TT K20/5 Weds 22nd (& 29th) July

Just a quick reminder that the start time for these two events (only) is 7:30pm

Sign on etc in layby near Bromsgrove golf centre

http://binged.it/1f6MOoI
by RichK
16 Jul 2015 12:02
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 25 Championships
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Well done Simon & Clare. Thanks to Simon & Dave. I found it a really rough evening, and really had nothing left when I finished even though conditions were about as good as they'll ever get. I would like to get my hands on the person who revised the course as the final few yards seemed to go on fore...
by RichK
14 Jul 2015 12:09
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Beacon Kit during Races
Replies: 5
Views: 1361

Definitely no issues with black (away) kit in TTs (open or club).
by RichK
09 Jul 2015 09:10
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULTS Club 10 Championships
Replies: 8
Views: 1846

Thanks Dave & Dave. Good to see Dave H out & about albeit not on a bike yet.

Well done Paddy & Jess.
by RichK
25 Jun 2015 09:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Results KC32/20 24/06/15
Replies: 5
Views: 1395

Similarly hope Dave is OK. Well done Amarjit.

Apologies to Fred, who followed me on a 3 minute off piste detour.
by RichK
24 Jun 2015 16:13
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: BEACON TRACK CHAMPS 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2440

Sadly, I'll be sitting on the car park known as the M5 or I might have been tempted now that a bike may be available 8)
by RichK
04 Jun 2015 09:55
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULTS Wed 3rd June 9m K36/4.5C
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Thanks to Dave, Bob, Elfyn, Chris. It was a super evening yesterday. I think Karen & Wills enjoyed coming along to watch (& the drink afterwards). Just one last chance next week to do even better :)
by RichK
03 Jun 2015 07:40
Forum: Wanted
Topic: TT Helmet wanted, (eg giro advantage/bell javelin)
Replies: 1
Views: 1917

Roger I've got a Louis Garneau Prologue V size 57-59 with a clear visor in grey, there's a mark on the top where the visor lifts but never been crashed/bashed. Probably not as flash as an advantage or javelin but I was more than happy with it for a couple of seasins. £15?? http://lh3.googleuserconte...
by RichK
30 May 2015 16:31
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Handicaps for 2015
Replies: 47
Views: 8708

... I notice that the race on 24th June is the "Club Handicap Champs". How does that relate to this competition? Toby The 24th June event is a 'one off' 20 mile handicap TT on K32/20 with a trophy for the winner (on handicap). It's also another round of the year long handicap competition (as are al...
by RichK
14 May 2015 12:06
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result K36/4.5C 13th May
Replies: 5
Views: 1486

Thanks to all who helped out last night.

Quite some turnout too.
by RichK
21 Apr 2015 07:39
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2015 Time Trial Calendar
Replies: 17
Views: 3971

Nice one Chris. Was hoping you'd say that :)

CakeStop wrote:For first-timers, where's the usual place?
Layby on the B4088 Evesham Road, just by the A422 junction at Cookhill

http://binged.it/1zFbokl
by RichK
15 Apr 2015 12:43
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2015 Time Trial Calendar
Replies: 17
Views: 3971

Chris Whilst we're vaguely on the subject of which course... For the 25s are we using the (old) 25, now redesignated K34/24.7C (previously K34/25C?) http://www.midlanddc.org.uk/courses?area=K34&course=K34/24.7C or, the revised (new) course, designated K34/25 http://www.midlanddc.org.uk/courses?area=...
by RichK
12 Apr 2015 11:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result K32/20 11th Sat April.
Replies: 3
Views: 1108

Thanks all round. Really enjoyed yesterday afternoon. LMTT is next 8)
by RichK
12 Apr 2015 11:18
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2015 Time Trial Calendar
Replies: 17
Views: 3971

Just planning my next few events, noticed that the calendar page at http://www.beaconrcc.org.uk/club_races/tt_calendar/index.html lists K34/10D on Wednesday 6th May but the link for the course takes you to a route for K8/10T. Toby The correct course is K34/10d. The original plan was to use K8 but W...
by RichK
10 Apr 2015 14:21
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: K32/20 Sat 11th April
Replies: 2
Views: 818

I'll be needing to dash off at the end (driving down to Kent) - can you save me a low start number (1 would be good ;) ) if I'm late arriving? Thanks. Rich.
by RichK
10 Apr 2015 13:33
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: LMTT Entries Close Tuesday 7th April
Replies: 7
Views: 1878

Startsheet now published on CTT site

http://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/Events/Startsheets

Think this is the latest I've ever started :P
by RichK
21 Mar 2015 17:28
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULT: TT K37/6G 21st March 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1844

Thanks Andy. The outlook always looks up when the new season starts.
by RichK
11 Feb 2015 09:17
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Little Mountain TT Sunday 26th April
Replies: 17
Views: 3577

... and as I'll be riding, nobody needs to use the excuse of "thinking they'll finish last" as a reason for not entering either.
by RichK
04 Feb 2015 17:15
Forum: Pro Racing
Topic: Bit more Lance
Replies: 5
Views: 2093

seems he's just the same when off a bike...

http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/165537
by RichK
27 Jan 2015 23:41
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Attempt to beat Tommy Godwin's World Record
Replies: 20
Views: 4336

He's now passed what will be my annual mileage for the year :o
by RichK
11 Jan 2015 16:26
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Heroica
Replies: 20
Views: 4060

Do we have mechanical stopwatches to do the timing?
by RichK
04 Jan 2015 09:34
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Timekeepers for club time trials.
Replies: 17
Views: 3300

Chris I'll do both days at K20/5 (noting we need a second person on that course) for starters. Quick qeuery though - there seems to be contradictory dates betwen this thread, the posted list here : http://www.beaconrcc.org.uk/message_board/viewtopic.php?t=6805 & the announcement here : http://www.be...
by RichK
25 Dec 2014 10:39
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: locating satellites...
Replies: 7
Views: 1649

Have you tried a full reset? Not sure how you invoke that but can't be hard to find.
by RichK
15 Sep 2014 12:48
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2014 Handicap competition
Replies: 28
Views: 4944

Well done to Keri & Martin. Both deserved to come first, so it's fitting that you both did :)
by RichK
14 Sep 2014 20:10
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULTS Beacon RCC Hill Climb Championships 14th September
Replies: 13
Views: 3527

Thanks to everybody who helped out and cheered :D

This was the first time I'd done the hillclimb. My first ever Beacon ride was to watch this back in 2007(?) so I'm well pleased that I've finally managed to ride it.

One question though - when do you finally stop coughing?
by RichK
09 Sep 2014 09:03
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2014 Handicap competition
Replies: 28
Views: 4944

Re: Handicap - final event

Simon Dighton wrote:... If neither in the top 4 we have a tie and I don't know what the rules then are!!
...
Best for the final climb!
Simon
Discussed at last nights committee. In the event of a tie on points the trophy will be shared.
by RichK
05 Sep 2014 17:59
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Stourport Nocturne - Sat 20th September
Replies: 5
Views: 1514

I've read that this has now been cancelled. :cry:
by RichK
14 Aug 2014 09:29
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: K37/6 Weds 13th Aug (cancelled)
Replies: 0
Views: 503

K37/6 Weds 13th Aug (cancelled)

Apologies to all who turned up last night for the late cancellation. I did drive back through Beoley & it definitely would have been a red light lottery to decide the winner.

Thanks to Dave for turning up to keep time.

Just the hill climb to go now.
by RichK
23 Jul 2014 20:35
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: K20/5 23 July result
Replies: 2
Views: 965

K20/5 23 July result

Ed Silverton (Bicicielo) 11:36
Martin McGowan 11:56
Gavin Giles 12:30
Clare Grice 12:36
Tim Egan 12:50
Laurence Cooley 13:02
Simon Wheeler 13:08
Amarjit Sanghera 13:23
Keri Haris 14:17

Now over to Simon for the all important handicap points... :)