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A34 lights 3 Replies

Started by Simon in General. Last reply by Simon 12 hours ago.

Nechells redevelopment plan 2 Replies

Started by Simon in General. Last reply by Simon 17 hours ago.

Alfine 8 di2 groupset including both wheels 10 Replies

Started by Jon the mechanic in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by Jon the mechanic yesterday.

BCC Consultations with a cycling element 347 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by juliewall yesterday.

100(ish) new cycle stands 13 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by juliewall on Tuesday.

Cycle funding cut? 8 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by Andrew on Tuesday.

Big Bike Ride on Saturday April 22nd 11 Replies

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

BCR at Council Meetings 57 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by Simon Feb 16.

University Project (Bicycle Questions Please?) 5 Replies

Started by ARKrider in General. Last reply by Simon Feb 14.

Ribble Cycles @ the Mailbox 12 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by ian robathan Feb 12.

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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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Simon replied to Simon's discussion A34 lights
"I know tht we've talked about the one on the lichfield rd before.  ....that one would…"
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Kim replied to Simon's discussion A34 lights
"They're induction loops (ie. metal detectors), not pressure pads.  They should be able to…"
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Tom H replied to Simon's discussion A34 lights
"pretty sure I've seen people commenting on this before and there's a pressure pad so will…"
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Simon replied to Simon's discussion Nechells redevelopment plan
"Yep that's the chap!  If only!"
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LS replied to Simon's discussion Nechells redevelopment plan
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Jon the mechanic replied to Jon the mechanic's discussion Alfine 8 di2 groupset including both wheels
"I did sell it in the end."
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Jon Hunt replied to Jon the mechanic's discussion Alfine 8 di2 groupset including both wheels
"Did you ever sell this?"
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juliewall replied to LS's discussion BCC Consultations with a cycling element
"Oh yes I have had the people from the parade try to flag me down to tell them me I'm not…"
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ARKrider replied to LS's discussion BCC Consultations with a cycling element
"Speaking of Brits got talent as part of the change I want the council to STOP allowing the NCN5 to…"
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juliewall replied to LS's discussion BCC Consultations with a cycling element
"This looks great! I use NCN5 and imagine I'll continue using that, but it's all good for…"
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juliewall replied to LS's discussion 100(ish) new cycle stands
"Always thought that was funny considering they had branded themselves with illustrations of…"
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Andrew replied to LS's discussion Cycle funding cut?
"This is from the application for phase 1, the £2.9m seems to be the 'Walking and Cycling…"
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LS replied to LS's discussion Cycle funding cut?
"If it's budget snipping, 18% is a pretty big snip. I thought the £17 million was…"
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Doug replied to LS's discussion Cycle funding cut?
"phase one was about 24 million with the match funding - not 19.9 .  Is it a…"
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