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No Sky ride for Birmingham this year 21 Replies

Started by david.cherry in General. Last reply by Andi Smith 11 hours ago.

cyclists dismount sign 10 Replies

Started by john bennett in General. Last reply by LS 20 hours ago.

Funded (free) Cycle Instructor Course Places in 2016 2 Replies

Started by Tom H in General. Last reply by Tom H yesterday.

Good driving shortcut (Youtube Link 4 Replies

Started by ARKrider in General. Last reply by Simon on Wednesday.

Birmingham council are a joke. 34 Replies

Started by Matt in General. Last reply by Dan on Tuesday.

PodRide 7 Replies

Started by Robert in General. Last reply by Savlona on Tuesday.

Brompton Dock 77 Replies

Started by Tomas in General. Last reply by Michael Bickerton on Monday.

Thorn Childback Tandem 11 Replies

Started by Andy H in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by Andy H on Sunday.

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ARE THE POLICE ANTI-CYCLIST?

In November I was knocked off my bicycle by a car which failed to stop at a roundabout. The force of the impact was sufficient to buckle both wheels and cause cuts to my leg. 

The driver of the car stopped and he admitted liability, he even offered me £20.00 to have my bicycle repaired, but he refused to provide me with his name and address when I requested it. 

I made an audio recording of most of the conversation I had with the driver and the driver’s wife, and I provided the…

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Posted by Stephen Hunt on January 14, 2016 at 16:55 — 4 Comments

Birdy White stolen 28th October

Birdy White folding bike stolen from my garage October 28th. It's the old type and has some unique features. £100 reward. Roger 07587057863.

Posted by roger miller on December 8, 2015 at 7:40

 
 
 

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Andi Smith replied to david.cherry's discussion No Sky ride for Birmingham this year
"This is a really interesting point. There is the very real (and somewhat tragic) possibility that…"
11 hours ago
Richard Smith replied to david.cherry's discussion No Sky ride for Birmingham this year
"I encountered 3 people cycling on the pavement on Broad Street in the space of 5 minutes today (one…"
11 hours ago
Stephen Sanders replied to david.cherry's discussion No Sky ride for Birmingham this year
"The city's inability to stage a cycle event is even more galling given the announcement of the…"
11 hours ago
MartinW is attending Rich22222's event

Big Vintage Ride 2016 at St Paul's Square, Jewellery Quarter

July 24, 2016 from 1pm to 7pm
Due to popular demand, it's back!It's that time of the year when we do That Thing where everyone…See More
17 hours ago
LS replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"Where are the remount signs?"
20 hours ago
Simon replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"Yes, but there may be other laws that you are flouting, for instance if a shared use pavement ends…"
20 hours ago
LS replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"£££ Thousands. It's stopped a lot of cars parking there although…"
22 hours ago
Robert replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"That first photo shows an impressive array of pointless woodwork.   I wonder what that…"
23 hours ago
LS replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"I wonder if combining a dismount and end of route sign reduces the annual maintenance charge…"
23 hours ago
Tom H replied to Tom H's discussion Funded (free) Cycle Instructor Course Places in 2016
"No, these are funded by Network West Midland's Smart Network Smarter Choices…"
yesterday
Richard D replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"That's an easy one. BCC don't expect to see more than one cyclist at a time,"
yesterday
Stuart Thompson might attend MartinW's event

Bike Lounge at Cranked Customs cycle shop and cafe

May 17, 2016 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Bike Lounge is relaunching with a summer season of gatherings at Cranked Customs cycle shop and…See More
yesterday
Kim replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"It's not so much that I ignore them, as I tend not to use facilities that involve them,…"
yesterday
Robert replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"I completely ignore them.   Their overuse not only sends out the message that cycling is…"
yesterday
MartinW posted an event

Bike Lounge at Cranked custom cycles

May 17, 2016 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Bike Lounge is relaunching with a summer season of gatherings at Cranked Customs cycle shop and…See More
yesterday
thefloatingcyclist replied to Tom H's discussion Funded (free) Cycle Instructor Course Places in 2016
"Are BCC funding all four places?"
yesterday

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