New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

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New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by Philip Whiteman » 10 Jul 2019 13:26

WHAT'S IN NAME?

The proposal for a new Beacon Audax route next year has created some lively discussion on the Beacon Audax Facebook Group.

Run on the same day as the legendary Kidderminster Killer and From Clee to Heaven events, I am proposing a new 150km audax with 3 Altitude Award Points.

The question is, what name should the event be given? Please post your suggestions and this will be put to the vote on the Beacon Audax Facebook Group. I have already mooted From Clee to Heaven (Beastly version); Mini-Kidderminster Killer or just Clee Killer.

The winner will receive a free entry should it get the green light.

The Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30495248 ... uRcC7Ck0b0

See Abdon Burf at: https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/late ... EN7JZuTpzI

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Beacon Audaxes The Kidderminster Killer & From Clee to Heaven 20.7.19; Autumn South Salopian 5.10.19. www.beaconrcc.org.uk/

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by WorcsPhil » 10 Jul 2019 15:01

From Clee to Hell

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by laurence_cooley » 10 Jul 2019 15:40

Philip Whiteman wrote:
10 Jul 2019 13:26
I have already mooted From Clee to Heaven (Beastly version); Mini-Kidderminster Killer or just Clee Killer.
My worry with these would be that there's scope for confusion between the new route and the existing ones. I don't really have a suggestion, but I'd go for something more distinct.

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by petemarshall » 10 Jul 2019 19:27

The Beacon Burns
Next line of the poem.

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by Philip Whiteman » 10 Jul 2019 19:38

laurence_cooley wrote:
10 Jul 2019 15:40
Philip Whiteman wrote:
10 Jul 2019 13:26
I have already mooted From Clee to Heaven (Beastly version); Mini-Kidderminster Killer or just Clee Killer.
My worry with these would be that there's scope for confusion between the new route and the existing ones. I don't really have a suggestion, but I'd go for something more distinct.

Good point. I had been mulling The Kidderminster Killer Minor, Medium and Major but that too would lead to confusion
'Inclines and Radar Summits' is a possibility
Beacon Audaxes The Kidderminster Killer & From Clee to Heaven 20.7.19; Autumn South Salopian 5.10.19. www.beaconrcc.org.uk/

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by Dave Cox » 10 Jul 2019 20:31

I like Pete's suggestion and so do my legs - as a warning

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by George » 11 Jul 2019 10:42

petemarshall wrote:
10 Jul 2019 19:27
The Beacon Burns
Next line of the poem.
Very good. Seconded.

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by petemarshall » 11 Jul 2019 13:36

If you do use it give my free entry to worthy nutter. I've ridden up Abdon Burf and have no intention of ever doing it that way again 😱😱😱

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by Andy Terry » 11 Jul 2019 13:54

Twin Peaks

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by Matt Hale » 11 Jul 2019 23:33

Abdon 'Barf'

or Abdon 'Barf' up a lung!

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Re: New 150km Audax Route - What should we call it?

Post by Philip Whiteman » 21 Jul 2019 19:28

petemarshall wrote:
11 Jul 2019 13:36
If you do use it give my free entry to worthy nutter. I've ridden up Abdon Burf and have no intention of ever doing it that way again 😱😱😱

Pete was the clear winner in the Poll conducted on the Beacon Audax Facebook Group.

So The Beacon Burns it is, giving this and From Clee to Heaven a clear A E Housman flavour.

Pete, clearly you're not compelled to take up the free offer of entering The Beacon Burns but consider it transferable to From Clee to Heaven next year or this October's South Salopian.
Beacon Audaxes The Kidderminster Killer & From Clee to Heaven 20.7.19; Autumn South Salopian 5.10.19. www.beaconrcc.org.uk/

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