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by keith
27 Sep 2015 17:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs: 27th September
Replies: 25
Views: 5085

Thanks to John for picking up the battern today . While I knew most of the lanes I was never sure exactly how they would join up and lead to Eversham . On the subject of Wellesborn was it the air field cafe ? If so we used to go there a lot and it was really good , I think we hit them a couple of ti...
by keith
13 Sep 2015 17:38
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result: Ratae RC 25 12/9/15
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Well done George good effort. That means there were 19 people who whish they were as fast as you.
by keith
06 Sep 2015 20:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs: 6th September
Replies: 19
Views: 4653

Splendid A run today ,you'll go a long way to see views like those. Probably the best weather of the summer for a club run ,practically no wind and just warm enough. Really nice cafe , the coconut flapjack was wonderful.
by keith
30 Aug 2015 16:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs: 30th August
Replies: 13
Views: 3413

Not only a brisk A run but especially well disciplined text book stuff. Thanks Phil really nice route as well
by keith
24 Aug 2015 18:49
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: Paul Knox rides from Newcastle to London in less than 24 hrs
Replies: 4
Views: 1761

Well done Paul what an epic, now that what I call a mile muncher
by keith
23 Aug 2015 16:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Run 23 August
Replies: 14
Views: 3183

dweben wrote:Keith, you need to set that route to public, only friends can see it right now :)
oops! thanks Paul

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/827415925

just for posterity
by keith
23 Aug 2015 15:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Run 23 August
Replies: 14
Views: 3183

on the A run Today Keith Adcock L George Barker Philip Whitman Garry Mac Matt Regan Alistair Hay Paul Watkins Matt Clegg Toby Draper John Hunt Chris Thomson Nic Vipond Ian Taylor Well that turned out to be more epic than planed, but at least the Biblical rain washed the mud off, We got split up comi...
by keith
22 Aug 2015 18:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Run 23 August
Replies: 14
Views: 3183

Link seams to be working now


Tomorrows A run
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/827415925


will be truncated/Simplified if the weather is bad
by keith
16 Aug 2015 16:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: **NEW** CLUB RUN 16TH AUGUST
Replies: 17
Views: 3860

Thanks for the emergency A/B run Phil after the 'riverside incident ' a new PB in terms of cafe choice! They were surperb.
We expect climbing and therefore decending ,on your runs but the decent into the pit was new. Great stuff
by keith
07 Aug 2015 18:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs July, August and September 2015
Replies: 29
Views: 7960

I'll lead the A to Wyre Forest VC on the 23 August .
by keith
27 Jul 2015 09:25
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: THE AUDACIOUS AUDAX ENTRY LIST - KK and FC2H audaxes
Replies: 20
Views: 4135

Thanks to Philip and all the volunteers for a great day. Given the weather on Friday and Sunday, all I can say is you must have friends in very high places . The Shower as we started was a nice touch just to remind people that they weren't there to have fun. Thanks to Phil ,Ian and Steve for the com...
by keith
25 Jul 2015 23:55
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result K20/5 22nd July
Replies: 7
Views: 1520

I'll admit to being really annoyed that I couldnt come along to have a look, but it was my lads birthday, and beleive it or not it was more than my life was worth to even suggest going out! I know what you mean I spent last years wedding aniversary cycling Alps d'huez , It's hardly been mentioned s...
by keith
23 Jul 2015 23:20
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result K20/5 22nd July
Replies: 7
Views: 1520

Afraid I'm actually 2 years older than my bike depending on which month it was made . Do you think my carbon Trek will still be around in 53 odd years time . No me neither !
by keith
22 Jul 2015 00:02
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Heroica
Replies: 20
Views: 3204

The combined age of me and bike(well most of it ) will be will be 107 , about the time in minutes it will take me to complete the course, a TT bike might well be worth half a minute but that,s on a modern road bike. Should be a blast, because TT s aren't hard enough already I wonder if the Kiddermin...
by keith
19 Jul 2015 18:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs: 19th July
Replies: 22
Views: 4512

Cafe not withstanding sill a very enjoyable route, not riden camp lane before, quite a climb! I can see why Phil Richards recomended we take it and then turned for home grining from ear to ear
by keith
14 Jul 2015 12:47
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Road Race Sunday August 16th (Cancelled)
Replies: 23
Views: 3994

I can help if needed
by keith
12 Jul 2015 17:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs 12th July
Replies: 22
Views: 5264

Thanks for leading today Andy, quite a soaking but a great cafe
by keith
05 Jul 2015 17:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 5th July
Replies: 19
Views: 4380

Brilliant run today, If there is a club evil genius trophy ,then the two Phils must be neck and neck
by keith
21 Jun 2015 19:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A run Evesham 21st June.
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

Really good pacey run today thanks Steve and all ,even if we had two visits from the **flat** fairy,both as a result of hitting rocks on the road. On the plus side I had always worried about fixing a flat on those rarther tight Campag rims as it happens the tyre went back on with out leavers,
by keith
20 Jun 2015 18:41
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club Handicap 20 - this Wed
Replies: 4
Views: 1029

Rode the course on Friday,there were temporary traffic lights on one corner where there was a service station and a pub, Hanbury Maybe??? didn't look like there was any serious work going on but then it never does .
by keith
18 Jun 2015 22:34
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Handicaps for 2015
Replies: 47
Views: 6683

I will put up the handicaps before the race so everyone knows what the score is beforehand and the winner can be calculated on the evening Best Simon If memory serves, last year's 20 was altered due to road works, was it actually shortened? some times looks a bit quick for 20 hate to bust a gut cha...
by keith
14 Jun 2015 23:48
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Results for Club 50 Championship
Replies: 20
Views: 3098

I missed that as well, might have ridden that as I wasn't riding the Audax . Still Cleaning the windows was fun as well!
by keith
11 Jun 2015 09:27
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: RESULTS Wed 10th June 9m K36/4.5C
Replies: 6
Views: 1387

Thanks Every body for marshalling timing and pushing off etc , rather embarrassingly, I'm pretty sure I didn't drop my money in the box, promise to pay double the week after next
:oops:
by keith
07 Jun 2015 16:56
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs: 7th June
Replies: 40
Views: 7422

I was there too signed my name and every thing
As good as it gets that run ,when it comes to evil genius's your right up there Phil
by keith
07 Jun 2015 16:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs: 7th June
Replies: 40
Views: 7422

For your home work what cites would Wiggo have reached in the same time
by keith
31 May 2015 21:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs: 31st May
Replies: 11
Views: 2803

Thanks Toby for leading today really good route full of surprises ,especially the cunning twist coming out of Bewdley .
by keith
17 May 2015 18:01
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Clubs Runs: 17th May
Replies: 22
Views: 4632

Today's A run was Quick ,long and lumpy ! Did exactly what it said on the tin. Excellent ride thanks Phil
by keith
10 May 2015 23:18
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: The Definite Article
Replies: 22
Views: 3585

It must be a slow night on telly How many times can you watch the Villa's goal from yesterday. just to confuse things Peterborough United have always been called 'the Posh'. Hysterical when the Mrs Beckham tried to stop them using it , or was that an just an urban myth . Some motorcycle clubs/Gangs ...
by keith
10 May 2015 15:39
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs: 10th May
Replies: 19
Views: 4187

On today's A run

Keith Adcock L
Crag Wamsley
Andrew Hornsby
Ian Simpson
John Hitchcock
Steve Philpot
Steve Bull
Matt Regan
Alan Weaver
Ian Taylor

Thanks guys really enjoyed it, promise to be more inventive with the route next time ,but at least we avoided the 'fun' run
by keith
10 May 2015 08:40
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: The Definite Article
Replies: 22
Views: 3585

I always refer to the them Lions as 'the Villa' also the blues and the Albion That's because I'm lower class, I look up to him but not as much as i look up to him as he is upper class. Doesn't the 'The' take the place of the first word ie 'The Villa' but Aston Villa,so 'the Beacon but Beacon Roads ,...
by keith
09 May 2015 21:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs: 10th May
Replies: 19
Views: 4187

Slightly changed route from normal given the intel out of Drayton HQ (thanks Philip ) Couldn't find the Fun run route on line so best avoided ,but did find complaint from one of last years runners, about an officious marshal,couldn't have been the same bloke ??? Bit more A road than i would like ,Bu...
by keith
03 May 2015 22:43
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: 2015 Time Trial Calendar
Replies: 17
Views: 3257

Are all the Wednesday evening TTs 7:30 starts ?
by keith
02 May 2015 20:44
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result K34/25 Sat 2nd May
Replies: 8
Views: 1614

Ok I've sulked ,sworn at my wife and kicked
the cat , I can now see the funny side ,for those dying to share .
Just entered the open 10..... What could possibly go wrong ? !
Big thanks as ever to all those who gave up their time to make it all happen
by keith
01 May 2015 17:46
Forum: Other Rides & Touring
Topic: Weston 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2045

If not on holiday and nothing booked yet I would
Be interested
by keith
28 Apr 2015 23:46
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: LMTT photos
Replies: 6
Views: 1499

At least I'm consistent! but yes I had to check I was on this years results page.
by keith
27 Apr 2015 21:11
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: LMTT photos
Replies: 6
Views: 1499

Have you ever seen a group who look like they having less fun ,apart from Matt of course.
Apart from the cramp and general levels of pain, I actually really enjoyed it ! Big thanks to John and the army of helpers who made it all possible
by keith
12 Apr 2015 10:21
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Yr Elenydd; 11th April 2015 - Advanced warning
Replies: 27
Views: 4241

Thanks to all for the company yesterday, especially Phil, on our annual bout of insanity. (You think that's bad? I was speaking to someone yesterday who had ridden this six years running). Tough first half with the wind, even with a tail wind home you just can't undo the damage that does to the legs...
by keith
28 Mar 2015 18:44
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Wheel upgrade
Replies: 13
Views: 2637

All great wheels my only comment is much as I loved my mavic elites the rims are a bit soft if you are using them in all weathers as compared with the Shimano alloy
by keith
25 Mar 2015 23:19
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Brake blocks, thoughts?
Replies: 13
Views: 2683

I Use Koolstop dual compound black and salmon on the same block but either or both are fine to be honest, and pretty much anything is better than the standard Shimarno efforts, they can wear out a rim in a single muddy ride. Swiss stops seem expensive but then so are new wheels
by keith
22 Mar 2015 08:05
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Yr Elenydd; 11th April 2015 - Advanced warning
Replies: 27
Views: 4241

Now that was a toughie ! However quite simply one of the best days cycling I have ever done . Glorious spring weather ,stunning scenery, 8 hours of hill reps with some fast flatter bits at the end . The climb out of Machynlleth is epic. We had to dig really deep after about 90 miles as the hills too...
by keith
18 Mar 2015 21:17
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Yr Elenydd; 11th April 2015 - Advanced warning
Replies: 27
Views: 4241

The chances of getting Ian and myself in and out of a checkpoint and cafe in minuts is about as likely as ...........a very unlikely thing
by keith
18 Mar 2015 15:58
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Yr Elenydd; 11th April 2015 - Advanced warning
Replies: 27
Views: 4241

More Worried about the 7 o'clock start this week to be honest ,Brutal!
And for the record the Wiltshire downs seemed to be mostly ups
by keith
08 Mar 2015 22:38
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Beacon RCC's 'MONTGOMERY MADNESS' 200km permanent audax
Replies: 82
Views: 16366

The villages of Kings Norton and Kings Heath were missing their idiots today, as we did this ride. It's aptly named - it goes to Montgomery and is in fact madness. Kings Norton ! How dare you sir ! Northfield if you please. Best part of the run was cheese and cauliflower soup at Montgomery plus get...
by keith
23 Jan 2015 22:13
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: L'Eroica Britannia
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

Tempting, in fact very tempting, but I would have to change the rear mech as its from 1990 . any body got a 1960's mech
by keith
11 Jan 2015 21:16
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Heroica
Replies: 20
Views: 3204

Is the Handicap a sliding scale with bike age as i have a 1961 flying scot that could do with an outing, no pics until its been polished :oops:
by keith
18 Dec 2014 20:25
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Yr Elenydd; 11th April 2015 - Advanced warning
Replies: 27
Views: 4241

Pedlo Mudguardo wrote:There's no way I'd ever enter this event.

........oh go on then.
I dreamed that I had entered this, so vivid was the dream that I've even got a confirmation Email .....doh !
by keith
07 Dec 2014 23:30
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Yr Elenydd; 11th April 2015 - Advanced warning
Replies: 27
Views: 4241

WorcsPhil wrote:In a weak moment...I've entered. Don't want to be alone on the moors..."stay on the lane lads" (name the film?)



The rice pudding at the' Slaughtered Lamb' is particularly good
by keith
29 Nov 2014 15:19
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Your Favourite Spinning Tracks?
Replies: 13
Views: 2515

I've found the latest Daft Punk and Arcade Fire albums quite good on the turbo this year. How anyone can ride to Snow Patrol, I don't know, so you have my respect for that Paul. :D All Depends on you cadence I suppose Films can be quite good too I once turboed though the first of the new Star Treck...
by keith
28 Nov 2014 20:26
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Your Favourite Spinning Tracks?
Replies: 13
Views: 2515

Dead beat holiday - Green Day Dead. My Chemical Romance Easy Livin Uriah Heep Kashmir Led Zep Ace of Spades Motorhead Fear of the Dark Iron Maiden Smells like Teen Spirit Navarna American Girl Tom Petty Atomic Blondie Don't Believe a word Thin Lizzy John I'm only dancing David Bowie Flight of the Va...
by keith
27 Oct 2014 13:07
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Champions 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 724

I will be producing some prints for the display board at the Dinner, so if you are on the list that Dave has posted above and you have a picture of your self that you would like me to use could you please send it to me at keithadcock@virginmedia.com .I dont know the racing crowd as well as I might s...