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  • Eleanor
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    in reply to: Run on Monday Jan 3rd #38191 |

    Hello folks we will leave from the Hartford British Legion at 9.45 prompt. Kevin C and John Conboy have expressed an interest and anyone else is welcome. Will probably head out to hills near Macc weather permitting.

    Eleanor
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    Great videos Matthew!
    Derek: less is more. You have clearly mastered the art of gentle understatement.

    Eleanor
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    Les thank you that was a really good quiz and it was a great way to get everyone together. It’s always nice to see what people look like without their helmets on. The best bit was being on the winning team (which felt a bit fraudulent because I didn’t know the answers to any questions – but I did contribute to our victory by trying to nod intelligently and I kept my team motivated by telling them how clever they were) so here’s to next year (and I’m sure you’ll be persuaded to do it next year cos we know you loved doing it really, you just like to be begged!) as long as I can be in the same team as Richard and Chris (and can we have some girl questions please as well as kids’ questions – I’ll leave you to work out what a girl question looks like!)

    Eleanor
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    OK will you be at the track tonight? If not give Kev a ring on 07771794610

    Eleanor
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    Hi Dylan so sorry to hear about the idiot driver. How are you fixed for getting your bike repaired? Kev says if you want to borrow a bike in the short term you’re welcome – we can sort something out for you. Get in touch via the forum or we’ll be at the velodrome tonight. Cheers, Eleanor.

    Eleanor
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    Yes great Derek count yourself in – you sound just right for our team!

    Eleanor
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    We’ll come. Is there anyone out there who wants to join our team? You’ll need complementary skills – no point duplicating. Our knowledge gaps are 1. pop music 2. cycling knowledge 3. sport 4. any other sort of music 5. popular culture 6. any other type of culture 7. science 8. arts 9. general knowledge 10. history 11. geography 12. astrophysics. But I’m good at speling and Kevan has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the waste industry. So you’ll be OK with us.

    Eleanor
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    in reply to: Dates of events etc #37946 |

    Hi Tim – when I land on the WVCC home page I don’t get the links anymore so can’t get through to the Bogblog or Cycleblog etc.?

    Eleanor
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    Well I rode with them today and I thought they were useless – probably because I had so little clearance. The mud (and there was lots of it, the minor roads we used were covered in it) just got stuck under the mudguards and I ended up with loads of resistance which was v. frustrating. I think the only answer is to have a proper winter bike designed to take proper mudguards…

    Eleanor
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    Hello chaps, just posted a report on
    http://wvcccycleblog-runs.blogspot.com/2010/10/great-wvcc-mudguard-challenge.html
    Pleased to hear Jed that you are OK – when I see you next I’ll tell you about how your concussion enhanced your conversational abilities!
    Thanks everyone for your company, I really enjoyed it today even though I suffered. The bath and afternoon nap were good too!

    Eleanor
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    When is it Dave?!

    Eleanor
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    Matthew it sounds like you’ll be playing with yourself then. Or your imaginary friend? So sad! Sorry we can’t come, we’re having a party for James as he’s off to Oz for a gap year…

    Eleanor
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    in reply to: WVCC Autumn Road Race #37350 |

    Some nice feedback from a Leeds Mercury rider – anyone seen his brolly?

    Hi Eleanor

    A big thanks to you and your club members and volunteers for turning out to promote the race in such awful weather. Please pass on my thanks to them through your website/email. Whilst things didn’t quite work out for Leeds Mercury as we’d hoped, I did have time to glance through the spray in the bunch to see that the event was superbly marshalled, the volunteers looking only slightly less bedraggled than the riders!

    Your riders will be welcome to enter the Leeds Mercury CC Road Race next year. The organiser, Kevin Stuart will be prioritising riders from clubs who promote races. He’s hoping for an April slot in the calendar. Your event is one of his favourites and we’d like to reciprocate for your riders.

    One of my clubmates mislaid my umbrella at the race car park HQ. It’s a black gents type with a wooden handle and a “quick release” button which, when pressed, springs the brolly into the open position. I might not normally be too bothered but it was one of the first things my wife bought for me when we first got together over 20 years ago. I’ll be in big trouble if it’s lost! Any info appreciated.

    Thanks again, and any news of the missing brolly will be welcome.

    Kind regards

    Patrick Douglas
    Competitor and Secretary
    Leeds Mercury CC

    Eleanor
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    Hello folks
    If you click on this link you’ll see a report on today’s race
    http://wvcccycleblog-runs.blogspot.com/2010/10/autumn-road-race-cyclists-defy-floods.html
    Many thanks to all of you who turned out in such nasty weather – and hats off to all our cyclists, especially Dave McKay and Andy Newby for making it into the first ten!!
    Eleanor.

    Eleanor
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    in reply to: WVCC Autumn Road Race #37347 |

    Hello folks
    Report on http://wvcccycleblog-runs.blogspot.com/2010/10/autumn-road-race-cyclists-defy-floods.html
    You are all stars!! (if wet ones)
    There can’t be many clubs with the depth and breadth of support that was demonstrated today.
    Many thanks – it makes organising a race so much easier when the workload is shared!
    Eleanor.

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