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DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes 19 Replies

Started by Robert in General. Last reply by Rich22222 5 hours ago.

Brompton Dock 38 Replies

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Rear View Mirrors for a Bike 20 Replies

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Naughty taxis 133 Replies

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Loving the new canal surface 8 Replies

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Bike North Birmingham / Cycle South Brum 13 Replies

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Cycle Revolution Consultations 97 Replies

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Police Commissioner Elections 21st August 31 Replies

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Hagley Rd/Broad St/City Centre, Sprint - Articulated Long Buses 12 Replies

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Cycling Lands End To John o Groats

LEJOG (Lands End To John O Groats)

If you get the cycling bug, sooner or later Coast to Coast and Lejog begin nagging away at the back of your mind.

Coast to Coast is not a major undertaking, in fact many years ago my wife and I completed the Coast to Coast ride over 3 days back in 2006. It was our first long distance ride and was very enjoyable.  That was probably the start of the little voice in the back of my head saying…

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Posted by Darren Cash on August 17, 2014 at 20:52 — 6 Comments

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

 
 
 

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Rich22222 replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"Royal Mail is a private company..."
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James Lee replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"The postage stamp you put on a letter to send it through the ROYAL MAIL is a sign the ROYAL MAIL…"
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Brompton 3

"does a hand help? I didn't recognise them.... "
10 hours ago
Robert replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"For moving furniture you need one of these: It's better for mattresses too, though some might…"
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Rich22222 replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"They've been using it for student house moves quite a but, said they've not had to push…"
11 hours ago
Robert replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"I'm even more impressed that they managed to transport a washing machine on their…"
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LS replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"I was quite impressed that the Green Bike Project rode their Bullit back from…"
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Rich22222 replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"Could strap an armchair onto it for you Robert? Suppose will be mainly riding around the city…"
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LS commented on Dave Cox's photo
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Brompton 3

"I know who is on the left but haven't worked out who is wearing the crocs. "
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Simon commented on Dave Cox's photo
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Brompton 3

"When they said "morph suits" I expected something with a bit more padding like Tony…"
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Robert replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"I can't help noticing the cab doesn't look as luxurious as that on Savlona's…"
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Rich22222 replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"Also spotted this today…"
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Rich22222 replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"The Green Bike Project, (University of Birmingham bike co-op - www.greenbikeproject.net )…"
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LS replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
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Robert replied to Robert's discussion DHL and UPS Trialling Cargo Bikes
"I've seen the Deutsche Post electric assist bikes many times in Germany. I tried following one…"
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Get off the pavement!

"Beware dancing old ladies with cats on leads  in the cycle lane."
17 hours ago

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