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Big Bike Ride on Saturday April 22nd 20 Replies

Started by Robert in General. Last reply by LS 9 hours ago.

Commuting Distance - anyone over 14 miles ? 3 Replies

Started by John K in General. Last reply by ian robathan 17 hours ago.

Birmingham to host closed roads sportive 82 Replies

Started by Andrew W in General. Last reply by ian robathan 17 hours ago.

Water Gunned by Blue Astra

Started by James Elwood in General yesterday.

Cycling and Cancer 4 Replies

Started by doug salmon in General. Last reply by ian robathan on Friday.

Ideas for a fly6 camera mount 3 Replies

Started by Philip Eddington in General. Last reply by ARKrider on Wednesday.

Prosecution for killing cyclist 13 Replies

Started by doug salmon in General. Last reply by ian robathan on Wednesday.

Sunday rides at Earlswood

Started by RobG in General Apr 12.

BCR at Council Meetings 64 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by LS Apr 11.

Injury Questions 8 Replies

Started by Steve Cooper in General. Last reply by Steve Cooper Apr 11.

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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 — 5 Comments

 
 
 

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LS replied to Robert's discussion Big Bike Ride on Saturday April 22nd
"I was pleasantly surprised that they all turned up which perhaps proves that cycling is starting to…"
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Dave Cox replied to Robert's discussion Big Bike Ride on Saturday April 22nd
"Many thanks to the many West Midlands cyclists who turned out.  All the candidates who has…"
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ian robathan replied to John K's discussion Commuting Distance - anyone over 14 miles ?
"3 times a week from Great Barr to NEC and back over various routes, shortest 40 mins (20KM) longest…"
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Simon replied to John K's discussion Commuting Distance - anyone over 14 miles ?
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LS replied to John K's discussion Commuting Distance - anyone over 14 miles ?
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Water Gunned by Blue Astra

Just been out for a ride and was squirted with water by two kids in a passing dark blue Astra. I…See More
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Commuting Distance - anyone over 14 miles ?

Since 2007 my commute has increased from 4 to 7 to 10 and now to 14 miles which is taking me 50 to…See More
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Mortus Diablo replied to Robert's discussion Big Bike Ride on Saturday April 22nd
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