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Ladies / Girls Town Bike, Raleigh Colette 3 Replies

Started by Rich22222 in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by CKS 7 hours ago.

Hurst Street 4 Replies

Started by Sarah-Jane in General. Last reply by Sarah-Jane 9 hours ago.

Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail 9 Replies

Started by Dave Holladay in General. Last reply by Dave Holladay 11 hours ago.

Towpath Sweeping Dates

Started by LS in General 12 hours ago.

Forumite Spotting 196 Replies

Started by Kim in General. Last reply by Kim 13 hours ago.

Cycle Revolution Consultations 174 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by LS 16 hours ago.

Heart of England Cycling Club 9 Replies

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Olympus Voice Recorder found in the road 4 Replies

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Ouch

You know how cycling feels risky but is statistically safe?



You know how people tell you that it's too dangerous to ride on the roads, yet it is statistically safe?



Yeah, well, sometimes we don't beat the odds.



My surgeon won't let me NEAR a bike for six months. He won't let me STAND for six weeks.



In the one week I've spent in Intensive Care, my big thighs and bulging knees have melted away to pallid, weedy things. Actually, that's not quite right.… Continue

Posted by Richard D on July 7, 2015 at 21:24 — 10 Comments

 
 
 

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CKS replied to Rich22222's discussion Ladies / Girls Town Bike, Raleigh Colette
" Yes - but only if you wear a full length skirt."
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Sarah-Jane replied to Rich22222's discussion Ladies / Girls Town Bike, Raleigh Colette
"Is it suitable for women too?"
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Sarah-Jane replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"I also use Lower Essex Street on my way in but Hurst Street on the way out. Thanks for the info LS…"
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Dave Holladay replied to Rich22222's discussion Ladies / Girls Town Bike, Raleigh Colette
"Confused a bit there - so the bike is called Collette Obviously a very understanding girl friend,…"
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Dave Holladay replied to Dave Holladay's discussion Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail
"Just in case you'd missed it the first time, I also included the detail of the blind…"
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Richard Smith replied to Dave Holladay's discussion Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail
"If visibility is poor, then surely there's even more of a case for slowing down! If…"
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David replied to Dave Holladay's discussion Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail
"I'd like to think those chains would be visible day, night, or shrouded in fog. But I could be…"
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LS replied to Dave Holladay's discussion Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail
"What about at quiet times when there's not many people about or if it's raining so your…"
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Kim replied to Kim's discussion Forumite Spotting
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Richard Smith replied to Dave Holladay's discussion Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail
"I still feel that if you are cycling in an area that is very visibly a pedestrian area, you…"
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Ladies / Girls Town Bike, Raleigh Colette

I am selling my girlfriends bike so I can use the space for more of my own.She is called Colette…See More
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Dave Holladay replied to Dave Holladay's discussion Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail
"Cyclists Dismount signs are not properly addressing the hazard, as they are only advisory and not…"
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LS replied to LS's discussion Cycle Revolution Consultations
"Revisions to a previous consultation on River Tame in Handsworth Wood. Closes 20th…"
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Rich22222 replied to Dave Holladay's discussion Giving Notice - Brindley Place & Sea Life Centre - Potential for lethal injury from site detail
"I've just noticed these, dangerous or not these are a real obstruction for cycling. Either…"
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