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Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe? 83 Replies

Started by Iain in General. Last reply by Jav 6 hours ago.

Police Commissioner Elections 21st August 11 Replies

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Lidl cycle stuff coming soon 7 Replies

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Touring with 28 spoke wheels 3 Replies

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Options for High Streets on Arterial Routes

The best way to make high streets more pleasant for cyclists and pedestrians is to divert motorised traffic away from the high street.   People in cars provide relatively little footfall for local businesses, so the not only does removing motorised traffic make the town centre more attractive, but also it increases trade, as happened in New Street in Birmingham city centre when that was pedestrianised.   Unfortunately it is not always possible to divert traffic without simply moving the…

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Posted by Robert on July 8, 2014 at 12:30 — 7 Comments

Can anyone recommend anyone?

I have recently purchased a rather tired Birdy and am looking for someone in Birmingham who knows their stuff and might be able to give it the care and attention it has been lacking. Can anyone recommend a specialist who might have a look at it? Thanks in anticipation.

Posted by Roman Wolczuk on May 28, 2014 at 20:48 — 3 Comments

 
 
 

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August Critical Mass at Behind Rackhams, edge of St Phillips Cathedral

August 1, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
We meet; we chat and and admire each others bikes; we ride around town at a leisurely pace,…See More
3 hours ago
Jav replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"Having used the subway for 3 years for commuting the real issues have been the rubbish/glass down…"
6 hours ago
Rich22222 replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"Ah it is, sorry. Tyburn road is pretty horrid since the bus lane was taken out, Gravelly Hill…"
6 hours ago
Rich22222 replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"Salford Circus isn't a motorway junction "
6 hours ago
Tim replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"A motorway roundabout is unlikely to ever be a low speed junction...which is basically what this…"
6 hours ago
Savlona replied to Savlona's discussion Police Commissioner Elections 21st August
"The Conservative candidate can be contacted here http://www.lesjonespcc.com/ The UKIP candidate…"
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Savlona replied to Savlona's discussion Police Commissioner Elections 21st August
"Sorry, must have failed to copy the link in to my earlier post List of candidates…"
7 hours ago
Rich22222 replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"Thanks for driving through John. In concept....  lights would make things safer, as you say by…"
8 hours ago
Rich22222 replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"The CRT (Canal&Rivers Trust) clearly have too much power over infrastructure, if a route goes…"
8 hours ago
John K replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"Drove through the main roundabout today and the traffic lights make this a much safer roundabout…"
9 hours ago
Robert replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"It's CRT that is refusing to budge.   Their position is totally indefensible, but…"
10 hours ago
Rich22222 replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"I'm not even sure the reason, but maybe bcc could put pressure on English Heritage/whoever? "
11 hours ago
David replied to Savlona's discussion Police Commissioner Elections 21st August
"I think Salma resigned from Respect after George's latest sexist remark. As for least cycle…"
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Robert replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"I still haven't had an answer to my question "If a surface suitable for contemporary…"
11 hours ago
Rich22222 replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"The limiting factor is always going to be the concrete flyovers, never going to be a lovely sunny…"
11 hours ago
Rich22222 replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"My reply has just made me realise how annoying the lack of possibility for removing cobbled bridges…"
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