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by keith
02 Feb 2017 18:29
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 10271

Did any body actually find a size chart for skinsuits or are we combining the ones for shorts and tops ??
by keith
27 Jan 2017 18:17
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 13508

Paid by bank transfer
by keith
25 Jan 2017 23:50
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - January, February and March 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 7602

The 4th is good for me too
by keith
21 Jan 2017 19:31
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Time trials - January, February and March 2017
Replies: 53
Views: 7602

Entered the Buxton event and the LMTT and I'm up for the Aero Coach TTs and the Halesowen training .
Only slightly miffed the Vets and Women seem to be limited to the shorter course at Buxton . Clearly a DJ Trump sponserd event . Bet I'm glad on the day though
by keith
08 Jan 2017 17:16
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 13508

Can I put my name down for the next Derby session please if there is room
Ta
by keith
19 Nov 2016 15:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 20th November
Replies: 21
Views: 4223

This Sunday's A run will be grey and dull. It will be so excessively boring that you are advised not to bother getting out of bed. Hopefully the weather will consist of driving sleet. Cafe philosophical discussion will be centred on the emptiness and pointlessness of existance. Riders planning on j...
by keith
09 Nov 2016 16:31
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 'Cycling Weekly' Club run
Replies: 61
Views: 10404

Really enjoyed the run today nice to ride with club members who don't ordinarily find themselves in the same group as each other.
We should find other excuses to do this from time to time .
by keith
30 Oct 2016 16:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 30th October
Replies: 11
Views: 2560

Thanks for leading today Phil lovely route, although I'm not totally convinced that all of the hills were directly in our path. Still what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
by keith
26 Oct 2016 17:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 'Cycling Weekly' Club run
Replies: 61
Views: 10404

Should be able to take one of my owed days !

But all Cafe chat is the same probably in all clubs

1 how I would have kept up with the pace if I had noticed my brakes were rubbing

2 how £800 for wheels is not excessive but £3 for a bacon sarnie is

3 Footie
by keith
23 Oct 2016 16:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 23rd October
Replies: 22
Views: 4502

Thanks Matt great route . That truly was an awesome climb just as well I've been living on birthday cake for the last 24 hours .
by keith
02 Oct 2016 18:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd October
Replies: 15
Views: 3247

Thanks to Ian for Today's A run. There is nothing like putting hours of planning into a route .( insert joke here) proving if it ain't broke don't fix it Philosophical debate was on the symbolism of Pampas grass, or at least it was until the twice normal size bread pudding arrived. Only one topic af...
by keith
29 Sep 2016 11:35
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 8178

I didn't realize there was a team option but it could be quite nice.
The website for the event has crashed big time anyway so who knows if i'll get in.
Might do a club run based on the route , for those who wand t to do it on the cheap and in the best of company,
by keith
29 Sep 2016 10:47
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 8178

I don't think Sportives have the monopoly on idiots . Been close to been taken out on a few audaxs in my time.
by keith
29 Sep 2016 00:56
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Velo Birmingham Closed Road Sportive
Replies: 52
Views: 8178

I expect you will all be selling your carbon fibre bikes in favor of something cheap out of the Argos book . I don't normally do sportives but this is kind of a one off . If I get the email reply in in the morning of course. It's defiantly an each to their own job this
by keith
29 Aug 2016 12:53
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New club senior men & women 10 mile records!
Replies: 21
Views: 3126

Excellent results well does everyone
by keith
16 Jul 2016 18:53
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Time trial bike
Replies: 6
Views: 1277

Great result Gavin .As Dave says second hand TT bikes aren't a bad shout as they seem to be moved on perhaps more than road bikes ( mines been close to going on e bay a few times ) thing is they are usually ridden infrequently and on better roads than road bike, no of that grubby Audax nonsense, so ...
by keith
07 Jul 2016 16:22
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Club 10 Champs K34/10D Wed 6th July
Replies: 11
Views: 1726

I would prefer the 14th where is it ?
by keith
03 Jul 2016 16:13
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Buzzard Alert!
Replies: 2
Views: 670

The bloke who organizes the top dressing of lanes in the Worcestershire area is heavily into falconry I hear !
by keith
23 Jun 2016 10:54
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result Club Handicap 20 Champs June 22nd 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1414

Well Done to Jess and all that rode. After an hour and 40 mins in traffic I gave up and went home
by keith
19 Jun 2016 19:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 19th June
Replies: 16
Views: 3562

Thanks to Ian for leading with a big stick ! And to all for the company.
2 points
1 the soup of the moment was the same as the soup of the moment, last time I dined there , was it the same moment ? Delicious either way

2 would it have killed them to fit an elevator up to the cafe
by keith
09 Jun 2016 08:34
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Result 9 mile K36/4.5 Wed 8th June
Replies: 7
Views: 1728

Yes big thanks to Martin and Bal.
Actually not bad conditions after ditching the inflatable boat and wet suite in Brum
by keith
16 May 2016 15:46
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Beacon Open 10 Sat 14th May 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1816

Like to add my thanks as well to all that gave up their time really great event and a great advert for the club. Frankly I don't feel worthy half the time As a foot note for the second TT running I had a member of another club remark that the Beacon really have the coolest kit , especially the black...
by keith
16 May 2016 14:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th May
Replies: 65
Views: 10504

Firstly a sincere apology to Keith if you felt upset by a totally innocent comment I made regarding "samey" club rides. Keith this wasn't a dig at you personally but I appreciate it wasn't the best comment to make considering you had lead quite a number of rides at that time. Don't sweat it it was ...
by keith
15 May 2016 21:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th May
Replies: 65
Views: 10504

All that is required is public apology to myself and Nick. Nothing more and nothing less. We need to keep this from getting out of control , Descusion can only be a good thing . Much better than grumbling in corners Don't forget Phil you once tagged on to one of my B runs to " Observe the problem "...
by keith
15 May 2016 15:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th May
Replies: 65
Views: 10504

Thanks to everyone on a The A today. Being eye candy for the 'paps' is a heavy burden but we just had to suc it in (literally) and get on with it. Sun cake and hills ,with your mates as good as it gets . A deft bit of navigation by mr Simpson getting us through Worcester I doubt even the council kno...
by keith
08 May 2016 20:33
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: LVRC Result
Replies: 10
Views: 1657

We done Dave! hope you don't leave it another 30 years till the next one
by keith
25 Apr 2016 12:00
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Little Mountain Time Trial
Replies: 15
Views: 2996

I would to like to thank John and the army of helpers for making the LMTT such a success really enjoyed it ( at least now it has stopped hurting ) great avert for the club and for cycling in general chatting on the car park while an Olympian is warming down in the back ground. try getting that close...
by keith
17 Apr 2016 20:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 17th April
Replies: 15
Views: 3341

Thanks for the run today Philip got to be the best run of the year so far . Can't believe you went straight on as we left Stourport actually avoiding a hill, probably the first and last time that ever happens.
by keith
16 Apr 2016 21:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 17th April
Replies: 15
Views: 3341

I dropped by at Spetchley to make sure that they are happy to receive us on Sunday. They are, but the café has changed hands/operators over the winter. As always seems to happen in such circumstances, they have gone a bit posh. Menus on blackboards, fancy coffee and little bits of salad with your s...
by keith
24 Mar 2016 11:34
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Let's behave ourselves, eh?
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

It's not the bloke that goes of the front that's the problem it happens occasionally . No its the person or persons that follow .There is a tipping point of about 3 after this everybody chases . I don't think it matters if the route is published or not .I have no experience of C runs but I have seen...
by keith
16 Mar 2016 22:41
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Frame finish options
Replies: 16
Views: 2434

My tI frame still looks as good as the day I got it after nearly two years , although strictly speaking the champagne colour is not self coloured as it is an electrical colouring process similar to anodising but with out the die . Champagne is the easiest colour to obtain. If I was getting a tI bike...
by keith
14 Feb 2016 14:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 14th February
Replies: 13
Views: 2944

Slightly shorter than normal A run, not particularly planned that way, but I hope suitable Valentine browny points were earned. Runners and riders were Keith Adcock L Paul Watkins Matt Regan Ian Taylor Jimmy Hill Alan Weaver Philip "Hills" Whiteman Thomas "Molehills" Whiteman James Tate Nic Vipond S...
by keith
31 Jan 2016 21:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st January
Replies: 24
Views: 4402

matthew wrote:I didn't get wet; well not from the rain at least ;;-)
Oh Alan you didn't did you :shock:[/quote]

That's what I thought but was too polite to ask. The snowdrop is just going to fly by
by keith
31 Jan 2016 17:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 31st January
Replies: 24
Views: 4402

Thanks to Ian for leading a character building ride. 2 hours after finishing me and the bike are at last clean dry warm and not hungry 😋
by keith
19 Jan 2016 21:47
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Safety (or lack of) on our roads
Replies: 16
Views: 2519

Seems to me separation through infrastructure is key, most of my near misses are as a result of driver impatience coupled with a lack of room. I doubt driver behaviour will be easily altered. And I guess infrastructure doesn't come cheap. I'd come to work every day by bike but in the winter there's...
by keith
11 Jan 2016 19:49
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Vehicles with only one headlight working
Replies: 24
Views: 3368

I've noticed a lot more cars where their front lights are on but the rears are off... I used have a Triumph Spitfire like that, its because the sidelights and tail lights are on one circuit, and the head lights on another . Had to drive with one foot on the accelerator and one resting on the brake ...
by keith
10 Jan 2016 15:53
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 10th January
Replies: 20
Views: 3796

Todays A run,weather wise quite an antidote for last week, very good group that all looked out for each other .Welcome to John on his first club run Keith Adcock (L) Matt Regan Phil Richards Matt Hale Steve Philpott Ian Taylor Andy Curley Xavier Dersley Jess Rhodes-Jones Benjamin Walmsley Craig Walm...
by keith
09 Jan 2016 22:10
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 10th January
Replies: 20
Views: 3796

Just the bog standard route for tomorrow

http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Evesham

Got an Idea for an 'eyebrow raiser' for later in the year
by keith
07 Jan 2016 20:01
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon's Brecons 300km Club Run. 29th May
Replies: 71
Views: 11879

matthew wrote:Oh bollxxxks if them lot are doing it I supposed I better do it 😭
You won't hear the last of it otherwise
by keith
06 Jan 2016 18:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon's Brecons 300km Club Run. 29th May
Replies: 71
Views: 11879

Im up for it
by keith
03 Jan 2016 14:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 3rd January 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2802

Sealskin waterproof socks discuss!
Thanks Phil and all what doesn't kill you makes you stronger
by keith
02 Jan 2016 15:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs January, February and March 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 5497

I'll do A 10 Jan Evesham
A 14 Feb Worcester country park
by keith
27 Dec 2015 22:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th December
Replies: 6
Views: 1536

"Arafat" you simply can't get better processed peas
Thanks for today Phil et al
can't say I noticed any hills
by keith
14 Dec 2015 18:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - general
Replies: 6
Views: 1456

Congrats on the new role Phil! I am also keen to do the Montgomery Madness as my first 300k, maybe on the Sunday weekend nearest the longest day in 2016? I do unfortunately fall into that "white male" category, but don't hold it against me... ;-) If you do 300k on the Monty Chris then I'm afraid yo...
by keith
13 Dec 2015 20:02
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 13th December
Replies: 16
Views: 3283

Yes thanks Phil, a perfect route for a nice summers day
by keith
22 Nov 2015 15:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 22nd November
Replies: 19
Views: 3513

A run went to Cob House as planed but with a slightly shortened route out . hope it wasn't too, short , more normal route back finished with a sub 55 mile run, but brownie points gained. riders were :- Keith Adcock L Chris Ashford Nathan Cardon Nick Vpond Craig Walmsley Ben Walmsley Phil Richards Ni...
by keith
14 Nov 2015 15:07
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2015 BEACON AWARDS DINNER; TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 10
Views: 2084

As part of the awards dinner we normally have pictures of all the trophy winners. I have PM ed all the winners and have had some replies ,thanks for those. It may be that if people haven't logged in, in a while and they may not have got the message. So if you know that you have won a trophy please e...
by keith
08 Nov 2015 20:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th November
Replies: 10
Views: 2413

Thanks to Philip and all for a great adventure on the archetypical blustery day.
Good to see that a Lezyne pump is still the best way to remove a Conti valve core
by keith
03 Oct 2015 20:08
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Shimano shoe fault
Replies: 7
Views: 1372

Had mine about 5 years used every week in all weathers only need to change them cause they don't come clean any more
by keith
27 Sep 2015 17:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs: 27th September
Replies: 25
Views: 4297

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...