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by StuartWhite
24 Oct 2017 15:39
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Electrician wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Re: Electrician wanted

Isn't our very own Roger Cutler a mobile electrician?
by StuartWhite
24 Oct 2017 13:37
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Quarry Cross 05.11.2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1411

Re: Quarry Cross 05.11.2017

Hi All, Just so you know I'm not being anti-social, my parents live up Titterstone Clee, so I'll likely be off around there for a slap-up Sunday roast afterwards. In addition, it looks as though I'll be travelling from Brum with my doggy and partner (not to be confused) in tow. If anything changes I...
by StuartWhite
09 Oct 2017 16:36
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: How do you find the time?!?
Replies: 10
Views: 2047

Re: How do you find the time?!?

I don't have kids, but I do have a lot on so can struggle to get the time I want quite often. The things I've found that help me. - I try and plan for my weeks slots at the beginning of the week (Sunday evening), nothing too formal, just a personal commitment to when stuff is going to happen around ...
by StuartWhite
11 Sep 2017 08:45
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: End to End - Brevet Randonneur - 1400km
Replies: 8
Views: 1710

Re: End to End - Brevet Randonneur - 1400km

Thanks all,
I'll do a bit of a write up this week to share the fun.
by StuartWhite
16 Aug 2017 14:52
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Disc brake wheels for commuting?!
Replies: 9
Views: 2956

Re: Disc brake wheels for commuting?!

In addition, what Al said...
by StuartWhite
16 Aug 2017 14:51
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Disc brake wheels for commuting?!
Replies: 9
Views: 2956

Re: Disc brake wheels for commuting?!

Not to confuse matters, but I've recently given up on Mavic due to having a problem with a Ksyrium hub that can't be fixed, when the rims are barely even worn (they're not disc-brake wheels), and have switched to Shimano. :lol: I'm with Laurence here, I have had nothing but bother with entry level ...
by StuartWhite
25 May 2017 10:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 500kms Club Run
Replies: 51
Views: 10016

Re: 500kms Club Run

Good Day,

What time are you planning on departing for this one? I may try and cover a bit of the ride with you all and then turn back if that's OK.
by StuartWhite
16 May 2017 14:03
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Route to Telford
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Is this after the recce on Saturday? Alright mile muncho
by StuartWhite
08 May 2017 09:32
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteers needed - Beacon circuit races, Stourport, 9 May
Replies: 16
Views: 3496

I'll be leaving from Fort Dunlop around 5:30pm if that's of any help to anybody needing a lift.
by StuartWhite
04 May 2017 08:53
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: End to End - Brevet Randonneur - 1400km
Replies: 8
Views: 1710

Thanks Phil, Some very helpful detail here, thank you. As you've probably gathered, I'm really keen on the quickest I can do it, but I'm going to attempt to soften some of the route with a bit of scenery in order to get a bit of enjoyment. As for either end, it looks like I may have roped 2 very goo...
by StuartWhite
03 May 2017 17:56
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: End to End - Brevet Randonneur - 1400km
Replies: 8
Views: 1710

End to End - Brevet Randonneur - 1400km

Hi All, I have been fantasising about a Transcontinental style event for some time and figured it's about time I did something about it. I've started launching a couple of reasonable rides over recent months with the plan of training for this: End to End - Brevet Randonneur - 1400km (minimum) The cl...
by StuartWhite
21 Apr 2017 12:38
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Little Mountain Time Trial
Replies: 29
Views: 4546

Hi Dave,

I'll be there, no problem. See you at 7:30am
by StuartWhite
20 Apr 2017 13:45
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Beacon Little Mountain Time Trial
Replies: 29
Views: 4546

Good Day,

I have been rejected from the race I had entered on this day so am now free, is there still a requirement fro more marshals?
by StuartWhite
23 Mar 2017 13:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 500kms Club Run
Replies: 51
Views: 10016

Alas, I am on a European, Radiohead, Tour d France cycle adventure commencing the Monday.
I have been unable to bolt an additional 2 days onto the beginning of my already 10 day boys adventure.
She can be so unreasonable sometimes :-/
by StuartWhite
12 Feb 2017 01:31
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 10271

Short Sleeve Skin suit in lrg please
50% deposit paid along with extra for leg warmers.
by StuartWhite
31 Jan 2017 12:36
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Club Kit Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 10271

Medium skin suit Cleggy? Won't that cut you in half?
I'm going to have to do some serious consideration about sizing on that front.

To large or to extra large? That is the question.
by StuartWhite
22 Jan 2017 21:35
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: what are you planning?
Replies: 43
Views: 5806

I'll likely be going down the Mamils again next week (28th) Dave.
by StuartWhite
10 Jan 2017 08:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 500kms Club Run
Replies: 51
Views: 10016

I'm only interested in KM's when they're multiples of 100, let me at 'em.
by StuartWhite
09 Jan 2017 10:05
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 13508

I'm up for March, sign me up.
I will stand aside should this become over subscribed by folk who are looking to gain more experience.

Wicked session, thanks to all involved in organising and participating.
by StuartWhite
09 Jan 2017 09:56
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Saddlepost bag for London to Paris
Replies: 4
Views: 1470

Hi James, I did a few long haul rides without panniers last year and used a 'seat pack' which is part of the bike packing (as mentioned by Dave) luggage now used as alternatives to panniers. I used this one if I was riding through the night:- http://www.wiggle.co.uk/altura-vortex-seatpack/ So I coul...
by StuartWhite
03 Jan 2017 16:52
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

Hi Dan,

This is the segment, usually has a couple of sprints:

https://www.strava.com/segments/11321999
by StuartWhite
03 Jan 2017 15:05
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

Hey, With what I'd consider to be 'a lucky escape' last week, then a few riders taking a spill yesterday, I'm inclined to agree that we should hold off again this week. No point training for racing if you end up too injured to actually race. The Star City Loops will start up again soon so we'll see ...
by StuartWhite
29 Dec 2016 16:30
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

That's cool, we'll put it on the back burner for this week
by StuartWhite
29 Dec 2016 10:51
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

It doesn't look like it's going to warm up much today so I'll only be there tonight if we have a reasonable amount of interest.

Merry Chrimbo
by StuartWhite
20 Dec 2016 09:32
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

Just a quick one on corners as I notice this has been mentioned a couple of times above. Cornering is one of, if not the most important skill of crit racing, but this circuit is on an open road with all major corners being a potential give way. Intensive and tschnical corner training, whilst practis...
by StuartWhite
18 Dec 2016 00:04
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

Bus stop just down from Hopwood House pub.

adj Ash Lane post code is B48 7TP

https://goo.gl/maps/sZXrd7N8gyG2
by StuartWhite
16 Dec 2016 10:49
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

I was thinking 2 weeks of this then when Star City starts up we can give that a whirl. Let's start next Thursday for 2 weeks - meet at the bottom of Hopwood at the bus stop on the left before the roundabout (if you're headed out of town) just past the petrol station, at 7pm. Route Below (this is a c...
by StuartWhite
15 Dec 2016 17:06
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

Mondays are rest day for me also so I'd prefer Thursdays
by StuartWhite
15 Dec 2016 15:55
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride
Replies: 32
Views: 4339

Hard and Fast - Crit/RR/Track Training Ride

Hi All, I will open this up on Facebook in due course, but thought I'd get the interest of the Beacon massive first. Ade mentioned recently about some on road close proximity riding in prep for the new year, so let's get on it. I suggest we start with a small circuit (I already have one in mind for ...
by StuartWhite
15 Dec 2016 15:43
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: what are you planning?
Replies: 43
Views: 5806

Dan, If you want to race, Stourport is as good a place to start as any. I get a little frustrated with the Stourport 'crash fest' labelling. Either you like the circuit or you don't - don't scare everybody else away from it because you've had a bad experience there - it's one of the best facilities ...
by StuartWhite
12 Dec 2016 17:24
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: what are you planning?
Replies: 43
Views: 5806

P.S. Last year, Tom Kirk did a long weekend away visiting some Belgian and French races over a long weekend, he left it a little late to attract major interest, but if you fancy, it's something we can look at 2017. Beacon RCC Continental Race Team Couple of races followed by a couple of beers, what ...
by StuartWhite
12 Dec 2016 17:17
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: what are you planning?
Replies: 43
Views: 5806

My overall season goal is to hold Cat 2 - mainly because I think I'll actually have some of you to race with the following season. To kick that off: I'll be hitting up the Wooly Mamil series as I like that to indicate how much work I need to do. As with Gav though, road race and crits will start aro...
by StuartWhite
12 Dec 2016 11:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs 11th December
Replies: 11
Views: 2478

Apologies for coming past the C run yesterday on the Bristol Road without so much as a 'good morning'. I arrived late at the Black Horse, saw you in the distance and gave chase, only to realise once catching you that it wasn't the A-Run so a panicked chase then ensued. After bumping into the B run a...
by StuartWhite
05 Dec 2016 12:32
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 13508

PAID
by StuartWhite
29 Nov 2016 12:58
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 13508

Would anyone be interested a few track riders' road sessions? I'm thinking brisk through and offs. cut throat lane broad lane spring lane earlswood. The objective would be to develop understanding as a group of riders. That way we would be better prepared for any situations where we found ourselves...
by StuartWhite
21 Nov 2016 10:45
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: To Weston and Back: "The Weston Run"
Replies: 196
Views: 24043

I'm hungry for nonsense
by StuartWhite
18 Nov 2016 11:55
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 13508

Dave (or anyone else that needs to know the formalities for accreditation at Derby), First you’ll need to become a member, this is just a registration so you won’t need to pay owt. You can do that here: http://www.derbyarena.co.uk/cycling/accreditation/how-to-register-and-book-online/ You’ll get con...
by StuartWhite
18 Nov 2016 11:35
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Mad March Hare Sportive
Replies: 9
Views: 2241

Phil, you should start with the Sette crew
by StuartWhite
15 Nov 2016 12:43
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon Burst Revival
Replies: 14
Views: 2775

I don't think I've managed more than 1 club run all year, that's not because I don't like you all (except for Matt Regan perhaps), but mainly because of the fury when I roll into my half finished house mid-afternoon on a Sunday. I'd definitely be up to attending more outings (and even leading) if we...
by StuartWhite
15 Nov 2016 09:19
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: LVRC National Track Championships
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Ace! Well impressive.
by StuartWhite
02 Nov 2016 09:51
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Track Cycling Sessions January to April
Replies: 107
Views: 13508

I'm up for both dates, although will stand aside for somebody new to have a go if it gets full.
by StuartWhite
01 Nov 2016 12:47
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: CTT National Hillclimb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1207

Grim and impressive in equal measure.
Well done J's
by StuartWhite
20 Oct 2016 13:16
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: ' Cross at Lightwoods Park tomorrow.
Replies: 3
Views: 989

It was reet good ( apart from the minor injury at the end), cheers G
by StuartWhite
19 Oct 2016 16:41
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Strava Police
Replies: 11
Views: 1941

I've reported one or two that seemed to be due to faulty GPS tracks rather than fraudulent egos, not that they were depriving me of anything just my contribution to the "community", Stuart White was the true KOM. They both disappeared immediately and didn't return but I've just checked and there's ...
by StuartWhite
07 Oct 2016 13:19
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Garmin out-front mounts
Replies: 7
Views: 1709

I have a set of torx keys Laurence
by StuartWhite
01 Sep 2016 17:13
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: New club senior men & women 10 mile records!
Replies: 21
Views: 3126

Firstly congrats on the outstanding times - super impressive stuff! Secondly, great thread with some great idea's - I really like the captains idea, I've said it before and am as much a culprit for lack of info as anyone, but racing with people in the same colours is a lot more fun than solo's. 2017...
by StuartWhite
22 Aug 2016 15:39
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: A win for Stu
Replies: 7
Views: 1252

Thanks Dave,

Strava says it was 25.4 https://www.strava.com/activities/681036899

0.1 mph faster than the night before
https://www.strava.com/activities/679864531

I think that's probably a wrap for me now though, unless I can pluck some 2nd Cat points from the sky.
by StuartWhite
19 Aug 2016 13:12
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: A win for Stu
Replies: 7
Views: 1252

Thanks Both, Yes, I attacked with one other and we got a pretty good gap that we managed to keep for about 20 mins or so, after a brief discussion we agreed we couldn't hold that pace for another half an hour so took the sensible option to sit up and join the pack. Stayed at the front for the final ...
by StuartWhite
02 Aug 2016 14:18
Forum: Time Trials
Topic: Simon and others results
Replies: 15
Views: 2358

This sounds great to me. Weekday races - for me anyway - tend to depend on whether I finish work on time or not so I don't usually know until a few hours before the start, but the weekend races are usually booked in way in advance. It's lonely racing on your own (as in the only one from your club) s...
by StuartWhite
19 Jul 2016 10:16
Forum: Beacon Road / Track / CycloCross Racing
Topic: Curborough
Replies: 5
Views: 1180

I think if you look at Dave's results when compared to my own, it's a fair way more impressive when listing positions. I have a scattering, with one 2nd being my highest. In addition, should I end up with a 2nd Cat licence in the coming weeks, I can guarantee the 'results well' will quickly dry up. ...