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New Cycling Cafe Coming to Birmingham 39 Replies

Started by James Connolly in Feedback / Site Announcements. Last reply by Savlona 7 hours ago.

Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road 8 Replies

Started by Robert in General. Last reply by Kim 10 hours ago.

Middlemore Road cycle path access

Started by Richard Murphy in General yesterday.

Longbridge Cycle Shop / Cafe 4 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by Richard Murphy yesterday.

Cycle parking at shops 37 Replies

Started by John Pitcock in General. Last reply by Savlona on Thursday.

Clean Air for all 8 Replies

Started by Doug in General. Last reply by Kim on Thursday.

West Midlands Police Safer Cycling Blog 20 Replies

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

Xtracycle Cargo Bike 2 Replies

Started by M.Spindler in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by M.Spindler on Wednesday.

15/11/2016 Road Rage Update 4 Replies

Started by ARKrider in General. Last reply by ARKrider on Tuesday.

Giant Flower Pot Destroying Stirchley Cycle Stands 7 Replies

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

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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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Savlona replied to James Connolly's discussion New Cycling Cafe Coming to Birmingham
"Visited today with the boys after swimming and we were made very welcome :) We thoroughly enjoyed…"
7 hours ago
Kim replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"It's got the usual problems of shared-use pavements:  Loss of priority at junctions…"
10 hours ago
CKS replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"Judging by the photo in the OP the collision occurred on a stretch of Bristol Road where the…"
15 hours ago
Tom H replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"£128m for the tram extension, still 3 times? the amount for…"
18 hours ago
LS replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"We should be seeing plans for a segregated route on Bristol Street / Road on Monday hopefully or in…"
yesterday
ARKrider replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"If it was student then that is bad! But Birmingham has 3 big universities and numerous colleges.…"
yesterday
Richard Murphy posted a discussion

Middlemore Road cycle path access

I'm getting a bit annoyed about the access to the cyclepath to Kings Norton in Middlemore Road.…See More
yesterday
Richard Murphy replied to LS's discussion Longbridge Cycle Shop / Cafe
"You mean the one in the side of the Sainsbury's building? Popped in there with the wife for a…"
yesterday
dave carter posted an event
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Heart of England Bike Ride at Packwood NT House

July 16, 2017 from 9:30am to 4pm
Enjoy a great family day out cycling along quiet country lanes exploring the wonderful Warwickshire…See More
yesterday
Savlona replied to John Pitcock's discussion Cycle parking at shops
"Right, I'm going to wheel my cargo trike round all the shops lacking decent stands until they…"
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Paul Balfe might attend Lucy Watkins's event

Ride the Reservoir at King Edward VI Five Ways School

March 19, 2017 from 9am to 3pm
Our 75km hilly challenge starts in Bartley Green and extends into the Worcestershire countryside.…See More
Thursday
Profile IconPaul Balfe and Tim Beasley are attending LS's event
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Birmingham Cycle Forum December 2016 at BCC building - The Auditorium (Room G14)

December 14, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:45pm
Topics to be covered....- BCR and BBB update- Give Space Be Safe close pass campaign- Cycling and…See More
Thursday
Kim replied to Doug's discussion Clean Air for all
"It's not just the vehicles, either.  I notice that the council have, for reasons unclear,…"
Thursday
LS replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"I haven't seen anything. I was wondering it it was a student? "
Thursday
Robert replied to LS's discussion West Midlands Police Safer Cycling Blog
"That has the additional advantage of addressing "passenger behaviour issues" on…"
Thursday
Andrew W replied to LS's discussion West Midlands Police Safer Cycling Blog
"This is good as…"
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