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Philip Griffiths
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Philip Griffiths replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"Full respect to all that rode yesterday, twas not a pleasant day! The wind continues to be biting today.   Great blog Sarah-Jane, would you mind if i put a link to it on the UK 30days FB page?   I have four 30daysofbiking pin badges up for…"
Apr 5, 2012
Philip Griffiths replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"Just a quick note for the Facebookers - aswell as the main 30DaysofBiking page by the organisers, there is also a UK page 30DaysofBikingUK updated a couple of fine peeps called Renee and Mark. I will also contributing when i get a…"
Mar 13, 2012
Philip Griffiths posted an event

Bespoked Bristol at Brunel's Old Station

March 23, 2012 at 5pm to March 25, 2012 at 5pm
Bespoked Bristol is a UK based public event promoting the international talents of independent makers and designers of the bicycle world.This is the place for the public, industry and press to meet independent makers and designers of everything bicycle.We are currently working hard at putting together the best show we possibly can for Bespoked Bristol 2012 . On the strength of last year's show, we have managed to exceed all our expectations and pull in some of the best builders from the UK,…See More
Mar 9, 2012
Philip Griffiths replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"Thanks Jess, i will absorb the website and FB page so to know all things polo :-) Have you signed up for 30 days too? Nice one Ian for signing up, and to Sarah-Jane for posting the discussion. So how many have signed up?? :-)"
Mar 7, 2012
Philip Griffiths commented on Jess's photo
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New Polo Build

"Thats one plush polo steed :-)"
Mar 7, 2012
Philip Griffiths replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"Hey Ian, thats cool, but it could still be worth signing up, you never know who you might connect with and maybe use it as motivation to try something new. I may be relocating in April, so that could mash it all up! I just thought tho, i have said…"
Mar 7, 2012
Philip Griffiths replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"I have signed up again, thoroughly enjoyed it last year - as i usually ride out to the countryside asap, i used it as an exploration of my local urban streets, trails and parks, discovering some excellent 'urban hill climbs' for…"
Mar 7, 2012
Philip Griffiths commented on Graham Lennard's photo
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Bad artist.. or good artist?..

"At least it shows the forks are the right way round, proving this is not the work of Tesco's."
Dec 8, 2011
Philip Griffiths is attending Philip Whiteman's event
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Sunrise and Snowdrop Express at Hartlebury - Evesham - Upton - Hartlebury

February 18, 2012 all day
NOW SOLD OUT, SORRY SNOWDROP AND SUNRISE EXPRESS The Beacon RCC February Audaxes are an institution on the Audax calendar, attracting 250 participants each year. The routes use quiet country roads through rural Worcestershire to Evesham and Upton. A gritted alternative is also available if icy. EventStart TimeRouteSunrise Express08.30123km clockwiseSnowdrop Express09.00123km anti-clockwiseThey provide a perfect motivation to get out with friends when they might otherwise be tempted to stay…See More
Dec 8, 2011
Philip Griffiths commented on Graham Lennard's photo
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Bad artist.. or good artist?..

"I very much doubt paperclip wheels will ever catch on."
Dec 8, 2011
Philip Griffiths commented on Amanda Pickard's photo
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Kidderminster Bike Jumble 22nd Oct

"Me too. Utter vexation! Booooo!"
Oct 26, 2011
Basil might attend Philip Griffiths's event

Lichfield City Centre Races at Lichfield

August 28, 2011 from 9:30am to 6pm
Lichfield District Council, Lichfield City Cycling Club and Born to Bike Cycling Club are proud to host city centre cycle racing on Sunday 28 August 2011.The event will feature the Regional Youth Circuit Championships as well as races for beginners, women only, for advanced 'elite' cyclists.The cyclists in the different youth races, who live in the West Midlands, will also be competing for the regional champion's title. There are ten titles up for grabs across the different categories.It will…See More
Aug 26, 2011
Philip Griffiths posted an event

Lichfield City Centre Races at Lichfield

August 28, 2011 from 9:30am to 6pm
Lichfield District Council, Lichfield City Cycling Club and Born to Bike Cycling Club are proud to host city centre cycle racing on Sunday 28 August 2011.The event will feature the Regional Youth Circuit Championships as well as races for beginners, women only, for advanced 'elite' cyclists.The cyclists in the different youth races, who live in the West Midlands, will also be competing for the regional champion's title. There are ten titles up for grabs across the different categories.It will…See More
Aug 25, 2011
Philip Griffiths joined Philip Whiteman's group
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Beacon Roads Cycling Club

The Beacon is a recreational and sporting club. Sunday intro & social club runs, audaxes, time trials, cyclocross & races.  Our 300+ members have a wide range of cycling skills and interests from the sane to the unusual,See More
Aug 25, 2011
Philip Griffiths posted an event

'Bespoked Bristol' at Paintworks, Bristol

June 11, 2011 to June 12, 2011
The UK Handmade and Boutique Bicycle Show 2011"If you are thinking of buying a custom frame in 2011 look no further…The cutting edge of frame building is to be displayed under one roof for the very first time in the UK.This event is to promote the best in handmade and boutique bicycles and associated goods.Bespoked Bristol is the UK’s first handmade & boutique bicycle show celebrating the craft of beautiful bicycles. The event will showcase the talents of independent makers and designers of…See More
Jun 10, 2011
Philip Griffiths commented on Jess's photo
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My new Surly build!

"I think i saw your Surly at the MAC last night? It really is a sweet looking steed! Did you do the build yourself??"
May 24, 2011

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What sort of riding do you do?
Club, audaxing, commuting, lightweight touring
Where do you live?
Quinton, Birmingham
Tell us about your bike(s)
Thorn Audax Mk3 & un-named singlespeed/commuter/crosser

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At 19:20 on March 31, 2011, Dave Cox said…
Hi Phil, good meeting like this  but no substitute for a club run!  Dave
At 16:23 on March 30, 2011, Philip Whiteman said…
Hi Phil. Great to see another Beaconite here
At 14:56 on March 30, 2011, Andy Whiles said…

Hi Phil

Maybe we do in places near Dudley. I ride through the town centre to Burnt Tree island and then down through Tividale where I join the canal which takes me straight  to the gates of Birmingham City Hospital.

Use the roads when its wet through Oldbury.

How do you find the singlespeed on the hills?

Andy

 
 
 

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