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by ballintrane
27 Aug 2017 13:50
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th August
Replies: 12
Views: 2679

Re: Club runs - 27th August

On today's B run to Cobhouse Fisheries
Paul Johnson(L)
Nick Shenton
Alistair Hey
Neil Orchard
Neil Lynch
Mark Connell
Joe Warwood
Floyd Mayweather
John Hitchcock
by ballintrane
25 Aug 2017 18:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th August
Replies: 12
Views: 2679

Re: Club runs - 27th August

As i cannot do Chris's 200km ride i'll lead a B run to Cobhouse Fisheries about 60 odd miles of rolling terrain(Promise to keep to B run pace). :D
by ballintrane
20 Aug 2017 15:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 20th August
Replies: 12
Views: 3241

Re: Club runs - 20th August

A large B run split into two groups i lead the second group to Harvington(Farm Shop) Paul Johnson(L) Neil Orchard Alan Weaver John Hitchcock Alberto Recchioni(Broken chain turned back) Nick Shenton Tim Jarvis Vince Tennant George Barker(Cafe) We left the cafe at about 11.45 without joining up with t...
by ballintrane
06 Aug 2017 16:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 6th August
Replies: 18
Views: 3379

Re: Club runs - 6th August

On today's rowdy rather than boisterous 100 mile A run to Whichford
Paul Johnson(L)
Alan Weaver
Andy Wrightson
Neil Orchard
Barry Evans
James Tate
Vincent Tennant
Martin McGowan
Phil Richards
Justin Gatlin
Ian Simpson
Ryan Evanson
Neil Lynch
Chris Ashford
Nick Shenton
Kevin Young
by ballintrane
31 Jul 2017 13:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 6th August
Replies: 18
Views: 3379

Re: Club runs - 6th August

Sunday's A run route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23111320 to this cafe stop at halfway https://www.whichfordpottery.com/visiti ... aw-kitchen (Definitely no boisterous leadership on this club run :roll: )
by ballintrane
15 Jul 2017 17:55
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th July
Replies: 15
Views: 2922

Re: Club runs - 16th July

Thanks both!!
by ballintrane
15 Jul 2017 15:12
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th July
Replies: 15
Views: 2922

Re: Club runs - 16th July

I am afraid i can no longer lead tomorrow if someone could step in for me i would be grateful.
by ballintrane
14 Jul 2017 12:36
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th July
Replies: 15
Views: 2922

Re: Club runs - 16th July

slogfester wrote:
14 Jul 2017 10:47
Mr Johnson, which way will you exit the great metropolis? so i can rendezvous with you.
Mr Evans we will depart via Tardebigge something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/23109185
by ballintrane
02 Jul 2017 13:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd July
Replies: 12
Views: 2432

Re: Club runs - 2nd July

On today's B run to Cobhouse Fisheries
Paul Johnson(L)
Tim Jarvis
Alistair Hey
James Tate
Nick Shenton
by ballintrane
28 Jun 2017 00:13
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 4098

Re: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017

neilo wrote:
27 Jun 2017 22:06
If it's reopening on that day don't you think everyone else will have the same idea?
The grand re-opening is Friday 14th july according to the website.
by ballintrane
27 Jun 2017 15:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 4098

Re: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017

As Raphaels is re-opening i'll take the A run to Evesham on the 16/7(As Phil said it would be good if all the run's went there on that day so get volunteering!!)
by ballintrane
27 Jun 2017 10:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd July
Replies: 12
Views: 2432

Re: Club runs - 2nd July

As i cannot lead next week i will take the B run to Cobhouse Fisheries about 60 miles.
by ballintrane
25 Jun 2017 09:28
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 4098

Re: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017

Unfortunately i can no longer lead on the 9/7 sorry for the inconvenience, so i will change the destination of the 6/8 run to Whichford.
by ballintrane
12 Jun 2017 10:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 18th June
Replies: 21
Views: 4000

Re: Ckub runs - 18th June

WorcsPhil wrote:
12 Jun 2017 09:21
Is this the same Paul Johnson who's name appears as an entrant to the Kidderminster Killer? The same Paul who said..."if you ever see me riding the Kidderminster Killer, you have my permission to thrash me with birch twigs?". Perhaps not.
by ballintrane
11 Jun 2017 16:45
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th June
Replies: 9
Views: 2054

Re: Club runs - 11th June

On today's slightly undulating A run to Much Wenlock.
Paul Johnson(L)
Leonie Balter
Andy Wrightson
Vince Tennant
Ryan Evanson
Adam Green
Dom Walker
Daniel Newns(Glad you got home o.k.)
Simon Woodward(Leading the solo B run)
Martin McGowan
Neil Orchard
by ballintrane
05 Jun 2017 20:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th June
Replies: 9
Views: 2054

Re: Club runs - 11th June

Thanks for the route Paul. Those that have ridden with me before will know that I tend to ride at a more leisurely pace than most. So as long as it's Ok with everyone, I'll start off with everyone and then hopefully catch you all up at the cafe. If there are any C/B riders who fancy a longer ride b...
by ballintrane
05 Jun 2017 10:26
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 4098

Re: A, B and C & Intro Club runs July, August and September 2017

On the 9/7 i'll do a A run 100 in 7 to Whichford 8-15 am depart.And on the 6/8 i'll do a B run 100 in 8 to Market Bosworth 8-15 am depart.
by ballintrane
05 Jun 2017 10:24
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 11th June
Replies: 9
Views: 2054

Re: Club runs - 11th June

Sunday 100 in 8 route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/21462967 cafe stop about halfway lots of necessary hills(and some unnecessary ones too!!) :roll:
by ballintrane
29 May 2017 14:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 28th May
Replies: 12
Views: 2378

Re: Club runs - 28th May

And a big thanks to Philip Whiteman for organising all this, despite not being able to ride it himself, we raised a metaphorical ham sandwich to his efforts. Thanks, Phil...next year? Thank Phil and I am glad that you enjoyed it. As for next year, would you want to repeat this route, similar on a t...
by ballintrane
29 May 2017 11:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon's Brecons 300 - CLUB RUN 28th May
Replies: 44
Views: 7758

Re: Beacon's Brecons 300 - CLUB RUN 28th May

WorcsPhil wrote:
28 May 2017 23:30

Alberto, you're a star...it was a joy to hear the intelligent use of your bell, but can I please implore you never to lend it to Paul Johnson - he'd use it like a demonic shepherd frog-marching his herd.
Too late Phil!!!
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by ballintrane
19 May 2017 11:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs April, May and June 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 5299

My 100 in 8 on the 11/6 will now be to Much Wenlock(By popular demand!!) I may revisit the Towcester run later in the summer but it will be a 200km ride.
by ballintrane
16 May 2017 13:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st May
Replies: 16
Views: 3466

I say reasonably flat but I offer you a moral dilemma at 64kms. At Woodmancote, I intend to ascend Cleeve Hill on the longer, but still stiff climb on the B4632, however if you have never climbed Bushcombe Lane then you have the chance to do so...This is widely regarded as the hardest ascent in Sou...
by ballintrane
30 Apr 2017 17:33
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 30th April
Replies: 8
Views: 2055

On today's Alternative 200km club run Paul Johnson(L) Liam Roberts Alan Weaver(Cafe) Phil Richards(Don't try and knock me off!!) Nick Shenton James Hepburn Vincent Tennant Chris Ashford Neil Lynch Dom Walker Gary Mac(Cafe) Andy Wrightson Ryan Evanson Josh Stephenson Rob"Andy"Wade Well where to start...
by ballintrane
21 Apr 2017 19:38
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Alternative 200km Club Run - 30th April.
Replies: 5
Views: 1353

***Update*** Just a quick update to the route https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20492129 I have changed the route just in case we have a large group and the cafe at Kineton might struggle to cope so Plan B will be to stop a Honeybourne at about halfway and use shops either side for water and food but i...
by ballintrane
09 Apr 2017 15:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 9th April
Replies: 12
Views: 2405

On today's B run to Kineton
Paul Johnson(L)
Rob Wade
Niall Whitehouse
Martin Vowles
Neil Lynch
Tim Jarvis
Neil Orchard
Andy Wrightson
Nick Shenton
Leonie Balter
Phil Elwell
by ballintrane
06 Apr 2017 17:16
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 9th April
Replies: 12
Views: 2405

Phil you silver tongued devil, after being promoted(or reclassified) last week i will relegate(or reclassify) myself this week and lead the B run to Kineton route will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/20085419 about 67 miles pretty flat. And i know Phil won't say it but other re...
by ballintrane
02 Apr 2017 16:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd April
Replies: 15
Views: 3005

Philip Whiteman wrote:
For the sanity of fellow riders, I have just replaced my bottom brackets.
Did you have a squeaky bottom bracket i never noticed!! :roll:
by ballintrane
02 Apr 2017 14:49
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd April
Replies: 15
Views: 3005

On Today's A run to Malvern
Paul Johnson(L)
Neil Orchard
Philip Whiteman
Jon Williams
Ryan Evanson
Neil Lynch
Vince Tennant
Winston Smith
by ballintrane
31 Mar 2017 19:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs April, May and June 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 5299

I am going to move my 100 in 8 to Towcester to 11/6 still a 8.15 am start.
by ballintrane
28 Mar 2017 16:14
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Alternative 200km Club Run - 30th April.
Replies: 5
Views: 1353

Right with just over a month to go about time we finalised our plan i am not going to call this a A,B or C run as it is a alternative club ride separate from that days club runs but it will be 15 - 17 mph average as it is fairly flat apart from the climb up Edgehill. The plan is to stop twice once a...
by ballintrane
27 Mar 2017 13:42
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd April
Replies: 15
Views: 3005

On this week's reclassified ride we are not going to try and make a silk purse out of sow's ear so anyone who has rode on my B run's before it will be exactly the same pace no faster or slower. Anyway this week's route will be 86 miles with 6,000ft of climbing we will go out via Stourport and Knight...
by ballintrane
20 Mar 2017 16:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs April, May and June 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 5299

Neil is not the sharpest tool in the shed!! :lol:
by ballintrane
12 Mar 2017 15:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th March
Replies: 11
Views: 2239

On today's B run to Upton
Paul Johnson(L)
Alan Weaver
Alistair Hey
James Tate
Vincent Tennant
Nick Shenton
Jamie Dennis
Ben Crone
Chris Thompson
Ryan Evanson
Gary Mac
Joe Warwood
Neil Orchard
Andy Wrightson
by ballintrane
09 Mar 2017 08:35
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th March
Replies: 11
Views: 2239

Sunday's B run route* will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19342784 *Any similarity between the posted route and actual route is purely coincidental :lol: NOTE Woodgate Road just South of Lower Bentley is closed while they rebuild the subsided embankment adjacent to the brook....
by ballintrane
06 Mar 2017 13:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C & Intro Club runs April, May and June 2017
Replies: 27
Views: 5299

I'll do a 100 in 8 B run on the 18/6 to Towcester 8.15am departure to visit this famous roadside cafe https://jackshillcafe.co.uk/
by ballintrane
06 Mar 2017 13:11
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 12th March
Replies: 11
Views: 2239

Sunday's B run route* will be something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19342784

*Any similarity between the posted route and actual route is purely coincidental :lol:
by ballintrane
13 Feb 2017 17:52
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 19th Feb
Replies: 16
Views: 2835

Re: Club runs - 19th Feb

Hels147 wrote:
.....Well if Neil doesn't mind being an hononary female....! :lol:
I always thought of him as Nellie Orchard anyway!! :shock:
by ballintrane
01 Feb 2017 15:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th January
Replies: 15
Views: 2713

WorcsPhil wrote:hi B-runners...just for my records, please can someone tell me who 'Simon (Is it over yet?)' is?

Thanks
Prince.
by ballintrane
31 Jan 2017 19:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs January, February and March 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 4658

My B run on the 2/4 will be to Great Malvern and not to Colwall(Cafe not open on sunday) and a 8-15am start.
by ballintrane
31 Jan 2017 18:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Alternative 200km Club Run - 30th April.
Replies: 5
Views: 1353

Alternative 200km Club Run - 30th April.

In preparation for the 300km club run and the 500km weekend away i am going to lead an alternative 200km club run on sunday 30th of april probably be a 8.00am start more details nearer the time.

Possible route:- https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18781605
by ballintrane
30 Jan 2017 20:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Beacon's Brecons 300 - CLUB RUN 28th May
Replies: 44
Views: 7758

Even with Neil's presence count me in. :lol:
by ballintrane
15 Jan 2017 14:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th January
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

On today's B run to Honeybourne
Paul Johnson(L)
Alan Weaver
James Tate
Nick Shenton
Phil Richards
Vincent Tennant
Liam Roberts
Carolyn Clegg
Andy Wrightson
Neil Orchard
Chris Ashford
by ballintrane
13 Jan 2017 13:07
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th January
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

I'll take the B run to Honeybourne about 60 miles.Probably something like this https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18489231
by ballintrane
01 Jan 2017 13:46
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - Sunday 1st January
Replies: 10
Views: 2183

On today's combined ABC run burst(With some light precipitation)
Paul Johnson(L)
Phil Richards
Andy Wrightson
Jacques Cousteau
Steve Philpott
Gemma Johnson
Si Walker
Neil Orchard
Phil Gameson
by ballintrane
29 Dec 2016 13:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - Sunday 1st January
Replies: 10
Views: 2183

I'll do a B run beacon burst about 50 miles out via Tardebigge back via Droitwich.
by ballintrane
27 Dec 2016 13:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - Tuesday 27th December
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

On today's B run to Cobhouse fisheries
Paul Johnson(L)
Phil Elwell
James Tate
Andy Wrightson
Rob Wade
Pingu the Penguin
George Barker(Cafe)
H.G.Wells
by ballintrane
21 Dec 2016 11:06
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Volunteer Deficit - Any advice?
Replies: 8
Views: 1357

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by ballintrane
08 Dec 2016 17:09
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs January, February and March 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 4658

neilo wrote:I'll lead a B run on the 22/1 to Kenilworth and 26/2 to cobhouse fisheries.
That must be wrong i can't see Pershore mentioned anywhere.
by ballintrane
04 Dec 2016 16:41
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 4th December
Replies: 21
Views: 3509

On today's frozen B Run to Alcester were: Nick Shenton (Leading) Neil (Pass me the Pepper) Orchard Paul (Woah woah Ice) Johnson James (Scar Face) Tate Andy Wrightson Neil Lynch Graham Gamblin Indy Singh Matt Hale Phil Gameson Chris Ashford Joe Carl Pearson Adrian Ravenscroft Amazingly given the amo...
by ballintrane
04 Dec 2016 16:19
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A, B and C Club runs January, February and March 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 4658

I'll take a B run on 12/3 to Upton-upon-Severn and another B run on 2/4 to Colwall(TBC).