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Bike Fit 13 Replies

Started by Ian in General. Last reply by khalid 5 hours ago.

Route To Perry Bar Help 8 Replies

Started by ARKrider in General. Last reply by doug salmon 13 hours ago.

For Sale: Genesis CdF

Started by Rubery Blue in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle on Monday.

Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road 12 Replies

Started by Robert in General. Last reply by ARKrider on Saturday.

BCR at Council Meetings 63 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by LS Mar 23.

Commuter Route 34 Replies

Started by Ian in General. Last reply by Simon Mar 21.

A34 lights 36 Replies

Started by Simon in General. Last reply by Chris Lowe Mar 20.

Canal Riding 8 Replies

Started by Karen Cabot in General. Last reply by Simon Mar 19.

Barriers 105 Replies

Started by Darren Cash in General. Last reply by Kim Mar 18.

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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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khalid replied to Ian's discussion Bike Fit
"I can recommend @physiokinetic based in UoB.  Great and patient service with people who…"
5 hours ago
LS posted an event

Birmingham Bikeathon 2017 at Cannon Hill Park

July 9, 2017 all day
The Wiggle Birmingham Bikeathon, in association with Bloodwise, is a great day out for riders of…See More
6 hours ago
doug salmon replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"I would do the canal, getting off at Thimble Mill Lane (there is a lock immediately before the road…"
13 hours ago
Andrew W replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"This is quite a useful tool and it lets you prioritise between fast bike and…"
16 hours ago
Diesel Domestique posted a discussion

Road Rage Broad St/5 Ways Island 28.03.17

Thought it appropriate to include this under the WANTED part of For…See More
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ARKrider replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"Thanks for the help everyone. Really appreciate it.  I would prefer cycle than public…"
Monday
ian robathan replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"Leave early, then can relax ... only real way to avoid what you want is to go via Aston/Witton…"
Monday
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Kim replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"Except that cycling is often less stressful than public transport, especially taxis. The towpath…"
Monday
Savlona replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"Yes, for such an important occasion, use public transport so you're not stressed out…"
Monday
Rubery Blue posted a discussion

For Sale: Genesis CdF

Genesis CdF 2013£300.00Owned from new. <100 miles usage…See More
Monday
doug salmon replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"You plan on doing this exam just once? And you would rather be free of avoidable stress immediately…"
Sunday
Robert replied to ARKrider's discussion Route To Perry Bar Help
"Try Cyclestreets, or you can use the tow path for most of the way, with a few quieter roads linking…"
Sunday
ARKrider replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"I blame the road design of the A38. It is suggested by both investigators and witnesses the…"
Saturday
ARKrider posted a discussion

Route To Perry Bar Help

Hello I NEED HELP PLEASE!So my university (BCU) is having my final exam based here at Perry Bar…See More
Saturday
Kim replied to Robert's discussion Cyclist Hit by Lorry on the A38 Bristol Road Near the Ring Road
"I think it's a combination of a vehicle design with poor visibility that's particularly…"
Mar 23

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