Club Runs - 1st November

Details of and discussion about club runs

Moderators: Philip Whiteman, Beacon RCC, David Cole, Andy Terry, Kermit, WorcsPhil

Post Reply
PeteNorman
Posts: 69
Joined: 26 Jul 2014 16:12
Real Name: Pete Norman

Club Runs - 1st November

Post by PeteNorman » 29 Oct 2015 07:21

A: Bewdley - Chris Ashford
B: Evesham - Paul Johnson
C: Worcester Country Park - Pete Norman

PeteNorman
Posts: 69
Joined: 26 Jul 2014 16:12
Real Name: Pete Norman

C Ride Worcester Country Park Route

Post by PeteNorman » 29 Oct 2015 07:25

http://ridewithgps.com/routes/10974068

Its 48 miles, looking forward to see you all on Sunday

Pete

Dave Cox
Posts: 663
Joined: 23 Jan 2007 18:03
Real Name:

Post by Dave Cox » 29 Oct 2015 18:08

Sorry I can't join you Pete I have to be at a CTC AGM in Shropshire

User avatar
chalkie
Posts: 123
Joined: 11 Feb 2007 18:07
Real Name:
Location: Drybrook Gloucs

Post by chalkie » 01 Nov 2015 07:10

Coming for a rare ride out today- look forward to seeing old friends 😉
and on the 7th day God created CLEATS..!

User avatar
ballintrane
Posts: 295
Joined: 05 Jan 2014 19:39
Real Name: Paul Johnson

Post by ballintrane » 01 Nov 2015 14:39

On today's foggy B run to Evesham
Paul Johnson(L)
Alan Weaver
Neil Orchard
Chris Thompson
Andy Wrightson

User avatar
petemarshall
Posts: 658
Joined: 17 Jan 2014 16:40
Real Name: Pete Marshall
Location: Stourbridge

Post by petemarshall » 01 Nov 2015 15:23

Intro ride
Pete Marshall (leading)
Simon Turner (domestique )
Bonnie Donega
Paul Dongega
Polwel Scieka
Mark Smyth
Jennifer Howard

Looking forward to seeing all of you on C rides and some on Monday evening training sessions.

User avatar
dweben
Posts: 277
Joined: 22 Jan 2011 23:52
Real Name: Paul Watkins

Post by dweben » 01 Nov 2015 16:04

Unofficial MTB run ...

Paul "overtaking at inappropriate moments" Watkins
Nick "sl...oo...w...mo...over bars" Shenton
James "wot no brakes, or shocks, or grip???" Tate
Ali "fell off on a flat straight bit" Hey
George "belchmonster" Lazenby
Mark "glad to survive" livesnextdoortoNick

Err, so I think everyone crashed except George and me, and James even had a little of the red stuff spurt out. Good fun, cheers guys!

Paul

User avatar
AlanW
Posts: 1083
Joined: 31 Dec 2007 13:55
Real Name: Alan Weaver
Location: Who knows......

Post by AlanW » 01 Nov 2015 16:25

ballintrane wrote:On today's foggy B run to Evesham
Paul Johnson(L)
Alan Weaver
Neil Orchard
Chris Thompson
Andy Wrightson
Good ride today, thanks for leading
"You only need two tools: WD40 and duct tape. If it doesn't move and it should, use WD40. If it moves and it shouldn't, use duct tape"

PeteNorman
Posts: 69
Joined: 26 Jul 2014 16:12
Real Name: Pete Norman

Worcester C Ride

Post by PeteNorman » 01 Nov 2015 17:00

On the very foggy C ride
Pete Norman (L)
John Deeley
Mark Russell
Dale Finnegan
Leonie Balter
Rob Parker
Dennis Snape
Mark McConkey
Jordan Stevens
David Little (S)
Charles White to Droitwich
Dave Cole to Wychbold
Anne and Dave Hughes not sure where you got off!

Loads of fog, one diversion due to major roadworks, café closed due to water mains burst, so café stop finally at Spetchley, and one mechanical chain break on Copyholt Lane

Well done and welcome to Mark and Leonie on your first c club runs, to Dennis for having the right tool, spare link and gloves, and to Jordan who left Northfield at 10.30 rode the route and finally caught us at 1.30pm at Copyholt Lane breathlessly asking... 'are you the Beacon C Ride?' I have just looked at the flyby on Strava and you were soooo close from Spetchley onwards!

Believe me the countryside views south of Belbroughton are very pleasant

Pete
Last edited by PeteNorman on 01 Nov 2015 19:22, edited 1 time in total.

David Cole
Posts: 567
Joined: 21 Nov 2006 08:20
Real Name:
Location: Northfield, Birmingham

Post by David Cole » 01 Nov 2015 18:30

Pete
Thanks for leading the ride today and sorry I didn't say good bye to you. I was too busy telling Charles I was returning, just in case he wanted come back early as well.

Sounds like a very eventful ride

Dave
David Cole

Beacon Roads Cycling Club

User avatar
Hels147
Posts: 294
Joined: 09 Apr 2014 12:59
Real Name: Helen Jamieson

Post by Hels147 » 01 Nov 2015 18:37

Wow! With all the drama on both the C run and the mtb ride, I'm almost glad I've got a stinking cold and was confined to the house today..... Almost!
If you’re all about the destination, take a f#€king flight!

caashford
Posts: 108
Joined: 19 Dec 2014 15:41
Real Name: Christopher Ashford
Location: Harborne, Birmingham

Post by caashford » 01 Nov 2015 18:59

Impromptu A ride to Bewdley:
Chris Ashford (L)
Paul Knox
Jessica Rhodes-Jones
Xavier Disley
Matthew Hale
Phil Richards
Andy Curley

A steady ride out to Bewdley that might have been more muddy than the MTB ride in Cannock. It was initially sunny, but quickly turning fog bound as we headed into the valleys.
The original plans was to stop by the riverside cafe for bacon sandwiches, but due to numbers / lack of indoor seating we diverted to the station instead. A good suggestion by Matt as it turned out to be both cheaper and quicker than the riverside. Possible new standard destination in Bewdley?
A hilly ride on return brought a few bits of excitement where Jess decided to abandon the road and took a bit of a slow speed tumble on a muddy road, but the bike was fine, oh and so is Jess;-). Xav also decided to jettison brake blocks for reasons of weight savings, too replace them with twigs - who knew that they worked just as effectively as as topping mechanism?!

Thanks for a good ride out all!

Matt Hale
Posts: 129
Joined: 02 Feb 2014 21:23
Real Name:
Location: United Kingdom

Post by Matt Hale » 01 Nov 2015 19:56

Cheers Chris...good route today!

Details of my parents apartment in the French Alps if you're interested:

http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/VacationRe ... voie_.html

xavierdisley
Posts: 20
Joined: 07 Oct 2015 13:27
Real Name:
Location: Bromsgrove

Post by xavierdisley » 01 Nov 2015 21:11

Cheers Chris. I can confirm that I have bought a million spare brake blocks now :D

John D
Posts: 142
Joined: 07 Apr 2014 11:52
Real Name: John Deeley

Post by John D » 01 Nov 2015 21:23

Pete, thanks for leading today, excellent route.
Good to welcome Dale and Leonie (who is officially " one of the boys".....for reasons that will remain strictly confidential to those who participated in today's c run 😉) And hope to see you again soon.
Jordan, great effort in chasing us down, better luck with the alarm clock next week.

Tim
Posts: 1241
Joined: 06 Sep 2011 17:02
Real Name: Tim Egan
Location: Bournville

Post by Tim » 01 Nov 2015 21:45

I'm keen on that apartment! 2016 hols already booked up though
Please like and follow Beacon Cycling Academy https://www.facebook.com/pages/Beacon-C ... 6499863667

Matt Hale
Posts: 129
Joined: 02 Feb 2014 21:23
Real Name:
Location: United Kingdom

Post by Matt Hale » 01 Nov 2015 22:37

Let me know anytime you're interested Tim.

Not too far from the start of this years L'etape du Tour and very close to some of the TdF stages too! I might be booking myself in for that weekend - haven't yet decided though!

Time Megeve - Mont Blanc sportif also runs annually from nearby Megeve

J. Stevens
Posts: 3
Joined: 31 Oct 2015 19:43
Real Name:

C Run

Post by J. Stevens » 01 Nov 2015 23:54

Pete; thanks for the route, the incentive to push, and the ride back into Birmingham. I've just taken a look at that Flyby tool (very nice, I do like data...), if I had known you were already in Droitwich when I got to the Black Horse I might not have chased you at all. I'll definitely work on the alarm clock, anything to make my life easier.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 3 guests