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by Dave Cox
20 Feb 2017 18:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 19th Feb
Replies: 16
Views: 3609

Never had much luck posting photos on here but I'll send it to you !
by Dave Cox
20 Feb 2017 06:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 19th Feb
Replies: 16
Views: 3609

Yes thanks Helen - well paced run, good company and it was great to be welcomed by a massive reserved table! Even if we did overwelm the staff with some many orders! Also very useful to learn that neat route into and out of Leamington.
by Dave Cox
18 Feb 2017 22:20
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: Meriden Audax Rides - Sat 20th May 2017 -50k, 100k and 160k
Replies: 1
Views: 1019

Highly recommended well organised Audax and an opportunity to get down to the Cotswolds and the less ridden eastern side especially given that our Cotswold Audax isn't running this June.
by Dave Cox
17 Feb 2017 12:10
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: SUNRISE AND SNOWDROP EXPRESS 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1908

Oh that is really sad. Let's hope they recover OK they've survived floods in the past.
by Dave Cox
12 Feb 2017 14:22
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs -12th Feb
Replies: 13
Views: 3283

Thanks for leading Si ideal destination for a winter ride and the sleet over the Waseleys was the icing on the cake!!
by Dave Cox
09 Feb 2017 05:18
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: North Birmingham CTC Cycle Jumble March 4th Erdington
Replies: 0
Views: 658

North Birmingham CTC Cycle Jumble March 4th Erdington

CTC North Birmingham are holding their popular annual cycle jumble sale on Saturday 4 March from 10am to 1pm at Erdington Methodist Church Hall, Wesley Road, Birmingham B23 6TY (opposite Erdington train station, limited free parking available). Entry is £1; refreshments available. A great opportuni...
by Dave Cox
06 Feb 2017 12:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th Feb
Replies: 28
Views: 5621

Dave went off on his own as you turned down that muddy lane to Belbroughton.

Colin had a problem with his chain and front mech so went home from the Black Horse
by Dave Cox
05 Feb 2017 18:06
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 5th Feb
Replies: 28
Views: 5621

Thanks John for leading a suitably epic ride to Wombourne !
by Dave Cox
02 Feb 2017 21:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Midsummer Night's Club Ride...Sat 1 July.
Replies: 15
Views: 3445

Holiday plans aren't clear yet but I wonder if there are any takers for doing this at steady C run pace? I'll be pushing a dynamo excellent light but a tad heavier! It's one of those bucket list things and time's running out.
by Dave Cox
29 Jan 2017 15:21
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th January
Replies: 15
Views: 3417

Affable Midland Mile Munchers C run return to Evesham complete with copy of Cycling Weekly's Beacon and Bread Pudding story. Bit cold on the way out and wet on the way back but some useful winter miles. Dave Cox (alternately leading and sweeping) Pete Norman Simon Turner Si Walker (thanks for leadin...
by Dave Cox
28 Jan 2017 18:39
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th January
Replies: 15
Views: 3417

Hope you have a speedy recovery John. If no one else offers I'll take the C run but probably to Evesham. BTW has anyone taken a copy of the Cycling Weekly article to Raphael's? If not I'll do a copy
by Dave Cox
24 Jan 2017 22:46
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Nicolle Cooke parliamentary evidence
Replies: 6
Views: 1578

Blimey very powerful. Thanks Tim yes makes a very powerful case for equalities and good governance from club to international level.
by Dave Cox
24 Jan 2017 16:56
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 29th January
Replies: 15
Views: 3417

Be great to go back to Wombourne we did use it back in the day when Oscar was just a Vet. I expect it has changed hands by now but food was good although the owner's attitude varied with his mood.
by Dave Cox
23 Jan 2017 23:08
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: What's On in Worcestershire
Replies: 3
Views: 1210

What's On in Worcestershire

If this works here is my Cycling UK friend Lyndon Bracewell's annual round up of events for cyclists in Worcestershire 2017 Push Bike! is keen to encourage more people in Worcestershire to cycle and more often. You can help us by circulating this ‘What’s On’ to your family and friends, through...
by Dave Cox
16 Jan 2017 10:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 22nd January
Replies: 11
Views: 2893

Thanks for the reminder Phil - off to hose the bike down now just forgot about it yesterday!!
by Dave Cox
15 Jan 2017 19:37
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 15th January
Replies: 9
Views: 2547

Many thanks for leading George really glad I ignored the forecast and came out today!! Great route and excellent cafe
by Dave Cox
14 Jan 2017 22:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Barnt Green road closure
Replies: 6
Views: 1521

Yep Roger has it covered and can instruct pilots on innumerable hilly routes over the Lickeys!!! It also interrupts his dog walking.
by Dave Cox
12 Jan 2017 07:20
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Beacon already featured in cycling weekly on website
Replies: 13
Views: 2477

Article out today - nice coverage of Beacon Club Run should raise our profile even further!
by Dave Cox
08 Jan 2017 17:30
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Saddlepost bag for London to Paris
Replies: 4
Views: 1604

Hi I use a Bag Man support and a traditional Carradice saddle bag. But these days "bike packing" has become popular and there a some large bags available that dont need the support. Isla Rowntree uses one to go to cyclo cross races overnight but i am not sure of the make. I think Ortlieb do one.
by Dave Cox
08 Jan 2017 13:57
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th January
Replies: 8
Views: 2378

C Run to Lavender Hall Dave Cox Leading Neil Evanson John Deeley Helen Jamieson Anne Hughes Dave Hughes Claire Fudge Tess Oelofse Si Walker Leading second group Colin Hall Simon Turner Mark McConkey Mark Gardener Natalia Barroso (welcome to the C Run going very well on new road bike) Adrian McHugh M...
by Dave Cox
05 Jan 2017 17:54
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 8th January
Replies: 8
Views: 2378

Hi Sunday's C Run will be to Lavender Hall Fishery a gentle run because I've been away from the bike for a fortnight. It's a great cafe and always copes well with our groups.
by Dave Cox
18 Dec 2016 18:28
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 18th December
Replies: 13
Views: 3138

Si did new member Adrian McHugh finish the C run? I know he set out with you.
by Dave Cox
16 Dec 2016 09:46
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: Gerry Gordon
Replies: 9
Views: 1866

Hello Richard, of course I remember riding with you and your Dad. Very sorry to hear about Gerry. He was a hard rider on many of our club runs and yet we seemed to have the energy to talk in those days about cars, Honda C90s, printing, family, bikes - I think I recall a Viking that prematurely ruste...
by Dave Cox
15 Dec 2016 22:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: A38. New Segregated Cycleway Announced
Replies: 3
Views: 1203

I went to the BCC Cycle Forum last night and this scheme for the A38 and A34 was very well received by the cyclists and campaigners who packed the room. Birmingham's Cycle Revolution has been very slow to tackle on road developments and reallocate road space from motor vehicles and the original plan...
by Dave Cox
11 Dec 2016 21:17
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs 11th December
Replies: 11
Views: 2788

Good run today Colin thanks great route and entertaining cafe!
by Dave Cox
04 Dec 2016 13:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 4th December
Replies: 21
Views: 4465

As two keen new riders turned up at Black Horse we did a cautious Intro ride which turned out all right - out on the gritted A38 return on lanes. Intro Ride to Avoncroft Buildings Museum Tea Room (opens at 10.30 - thanks to Jason for undoing the bolt and guy in the Shop for letting us warm up for 20...
by Dave Cox
03 Dec 2016 11:08
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: C Run Beacon Bumble
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Good idea Colin!
by Dave Cox
27 Nov 2016 20:29
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 27th November
Replies: 18
Views: 3861

Many thanks to Andy and Simon for sorting the large C run into manageable chunks for the traffic and the cafes. Good time had by all although Charlecote struggled with the catering and with Father Christmas and the elves!
by Dave Cox
10 Nov 2016 14:32
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2016 BEACON AWARDS DINNER
Replies: 5
Views: 1396

Hi Gary I've just paid for another ticket for Derek Reynolds. Hope I'm in time?
by Dave Cox
09 Nov 2016 16:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 'Cycling Weekly' Club run
Replies: 61
Views: 11545

Very enjoyable ride and much better weather than anticipated. Many thanks to Phil for setting it up and leading. Look forward to seeing what Dave writes up.
by Dave Cox
06 Nov 2016 16:58
Forum: Club News & Events
Topic: 2016 BEACON AWARDS DINNER
Replies: 5
Views: 1396

Gary, Dave, Steve - I've just paid for 1 ticket by Paypal
by Dave Cox
28 Oct 2016 21:00
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 'Cycling Weekly' Club run
Replies: 61
Views: 11545

I think Charlie Skinner is still our archivist so be ideal person to do the fact sheet perhaps. Its an important part of their reports on well established clubs like Beacon
by Dave Cox
25 Oct 2016 16:32
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: 'Cycling Weekly' Club run
Replies: 61
Views: 11545

Great I'm up for this and can add a few pointers about hydraulic societies and the rise of bureaucracy in China
by Dave Cox
16 Oct 2016 17:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 16th October
Replies: 4
Views: 1630

Thanks for leading Colin virtue rewarded as sunshine replaced the rain good ride with some nice route variations and a new cafe
by Dave Cox
09 Oct 2016 15:44
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 9th October
Replies: 15
Views: 3533

C "Pumpkin" run to Bewdley Dave Cox (leading) James Bramwell Colin Hall Huan Dong Laurie Derbyshire Mark McConkey Mark Gardiner Adam Simcox Gemma Johnson John Deeley Dave Little Adrian McHugh Pete Marshall at Cafe Good to meet Gemma out on her first Beacon Run and to see Adam and Adrian back with us...
by Dave Cox
09 Oct 2016 07:59
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 9th October
Replies: 15
Views: 3533

Bellbroughton - Wolverley - Shatterford Yes
by Dave Cox
05 Oct 2016 17:48
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 9th October
Replies: 15
Views: 3533

I'll lead a C run to Bewdley railway station cafe next Sunday
by Dave Cox
02 Oct 2016 15:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 2nd October
Replies: 15
Views: 3654

Thanks Helen, great Autumn club run. Good to see Wayne joining us on his first Beacon Run.
by Dave Cox
01 Oct 2016 17:51
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Introductory Rides 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 5111

I'll support Tim. See you tomorrow
by Dave Cox
27 Sep 2016 20:03
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: Stolen Pinarello Northfield
Replies: 0
Views: 663

Stolen Pinarello Northfield

Hi, Derek Reynolds' bike was stolen from his house this lunch time following a break-in. Please keep a look out. It is a Pinarello Razha-K black with yellow bands, Shimano wheels, 105 changers and levers but Most callipers Selle Italia saddle. If you hear anything about it let me know or contact Bou...
by Dave Cox
25 Sep 2016 17:47
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: New cafe suggestions
Replies: 106
Views: 24869

Coffee and More in Bakers Arcade off the High St in Pershore. There's good bike parking right outside in a yard of a minor road and the coffee/tea sandwiches and scrambled eggs and cakes were excellent and good pleasant service. We landed on them with c15 riders on a C run today. Be good to phone ah...
by Dave Cox
25 Sep 2016 17:05
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 25th September
Replies: 27
Views: 5096

Thanks Colin for a great C ride avoiding most of the rain and producing a cafe by magic from an unpromising High St. It's Coffee and More in Bakers Arcade 07521399548. Sergey, Pete and I got back OK at an easy pace. Good to meet you Sergey and we hope you come out again soon.
by Dave Cox
21 Aug 2016 18:40
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 21st August
Replies: 17
Views: 3919

Thanks for leading today John very enjoyable club run
by Dave Cox
14 Aug 2016 17:58
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 14th August
Replies: 22
Views: 4558

Great C Run today Pete many thanks for leading. Once again an interesting return route
by Dave Cox
13 Aug 2016 19:30
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 14th August
Replies: 22
Views: 4558

Thanks Pete that's very noble - see you tomorrow
by Dave Cox
10 Aug 2016 17:42
Forum: Audaxes & Cyclosportives
Topic: HACC SPORTIVE - 28th August
Replies: 1
Views: 928

Thanks Phil having had to miss the Clee to Heaven this year I've entered
by Dave Cox
07 Aug 2016 18:25
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 7th August
Replies: 16
Views: 3712

Thanks for the ride today Pete very enjoyable and innovative tour of the Lickey up market real estate on the way home.
by Dave Cox
24 Jul 2016 20:52
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club Runs - 24th July
Replies: 8
Views: 2443

Great ride Helen with well judged pace and good company. Congratulations to Michael on his first club run and on his son's bike.
by Dave Cox
17 Jul 2016 18:04
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 17th July
Replies: 19
Views: 4041

C Run to Evesham starting at a civilised 9.15!

Dave Cox (leading)
Neil Evanston
Fred Dickson
Mark McConkey
Mark Gardener
Huan Dong
by Dave Cox
16 Jul 2016 21:03
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Club runs - 17th July
Replies: 19
Views: 4041

Just got back from France. I'll lead a C Run to Evesham