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What has happened to the cycle revolution? 36 Replies

Started by Nick in General. Last reply by Tim Beasley 4 hours ago.

Birmingham to host closed roads sportive 11 Replies

Started by Andrew W in General. Last reply by RobG 12 hours ago.

New Cycling Cafe Coming to Birmingham 16 Replies

Started by James Connolly in Feedback / Site Announcements. Last reply by ochib on Saturday.

The new On Your Bike Facebook page 6 Replies

Started by On Your Bike in General. Last reply by On Your Bike on Friday.

Cartland Road/Pineapple Road junction 16 Replies

Started by Sarah-Jane in General. Last reply by Andrew W on Friday.

***Stolen*** classic style racer

Started by Andy Wood in Stolen on Friday.

On the Move 8 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by LS on Thursday.

Under cover cop bikers 2 Replies

Started by Brian Bell in General. Last reply by Edward Phelan on Thursday.

Ireland Folding Bike

Started by Geoff Whitehouse in General on Wednesday.

'Should Birmingham become the UK's first motorless city' 2 Replies

Started by Shivaji Shiva in General. Last reply by LS on Wednesday.

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Bilston bicycle exhibition

apologies if its been posted before:

http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/whats-on/two-tyres/

Bilston Craft Gallery

finishes 23 July.

"Wolverhampton was once a major centre for bicycle manufacture among the most well-known companies were Sunbeam, Vikings Cycles Ltd, Star, Wearwell and Villers.

Sunbeam eventually made the transition from bicycles to motorcar…

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Posted by RHPB on July 18, 2016 at 12:54

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

 
 
 

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Tim Beasley replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"Absolutely. As others have pointed out, there's not much more that could be done with the…"
4 hours ago
Doug replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"exactly  it would represent a threshold  - very symbolic, of all  the English cities…"
4 hours ago
Tim Beasley replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"I would like to see the council pick one major route and really do a top job with it rather than…"
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Doug replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"  The key challenge is for BCC to overcome the expectations of recent…"
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Kim replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"Indeed.  The Brompton Dock model is such that it serves mainly to benefit visitors, or those…"
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"It is on Tithe Barn Lane.  I would contact BCR but i can't find them on Outlook"
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Doug replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
""The suggestions that money should be focused on a few high-quality routes is a good one, in…"
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RobG replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"A begging message from one the charities implies that it's £40 to enter - and as with…"
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" If it's the one in Solihull they do know about it already. "
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Matt Andrews replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"Not that I've seen. RideLondon might be a good reference point – similar scale/distance,…"
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Simon replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"Given the success of the London Ride I think the Brum ride will pretty much be able to charge a…"
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Gav replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"Has the entry price been announced any where yet? Seems strange to ask people to pre-register, then…"
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Chris Lowe replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"It's very disappointing to see that routes such as Alcester Road are not mentioned. We have…"
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nick bradley replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"If I was a betting man, which I am, I'd say KOM is almost certainly St Kenelms Pass coming…"
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Ryan Stait replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"I think Winwood is too nasty (and narrow) to put in after 90 miles.I'd go with Farley Lane as…"
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Ian Ingram replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"I'd guess that the 30 mile hills would be Clows Top and the Abberley's which are used in…"
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