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Beware plastic bags! 5 Replies

Started by Kim in General. Last reply by CKS 2 hours ago.

Wheel Truing, South Birmingham 10 Replies

Started by allthegearnoidea in General. Last reply by allthegearnoidea 2 hours ago.

Birmingham cycle counters 39 Replies

Started by Andy Wood in General. Last reply by LS 4 hours ago.

Workspace Wanted 13 Replies

Started by Derek Mullan in General. Last reply by Derek Mullan 15 hours ago.

£55 return with Britttany Ferries

Started by Rohini Cash in General 17 hours ago.

Where did your bike take you today? 866 Replies

Started by mark in General. Last reply by Stephen Perrin 20 hours ago.

Tacx exact wheel truing stand 1 Reply

Started by ian greenwood in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by GasPipeWarrior yesterday.

Wanted: Old Steel Frame/Forks 1 Reply

Started by allthegearnoidea in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by Andrew W yesterday.

Angry Green Van Driver 15 Replies

Started by Tom in General. Last reply by ian greenwood yesterday.

The Birmingham Bikeability Scene 11 Replies

Started by Derek Mullan in General. Last reply by Savlona yesterday.

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Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??

So coming home last night cycling down Hurst Street, which is the safest bike route in Birmingham, normally takes me 15 minutes to get home. Come down to find out this dumb parade set up & Birmingham Council thought it was completely fine to block the bike lane, and let cyclist find alternative routes that are very dangerous, and long! No signs to alert cyclist route was closed, and many people cycling were very confused on which way to go.

This is very wrong of both this Parade,…

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Posted by ARKrider on May 23, 2015 at 13:00 — 9 Comments

 
 
 

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CKS replied to Kim's discussion Beware plastic bags!
"Aldi plastic bags are made out of imitation plastic "
2 hours ago
allthegearnoidea replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"OK, so TIL there's a difference between buckled and bent. My front wheel is bent, so not good…"
2 hours ago
LS replied to Andy Wood's discussion Birmingham cycle counters
"New counter installed yesterday on River Cole Route between Warwick Road and Ackers. It wobbles. "
4 hours ago
James Lee replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"Try Jim Lee in Solihull. He doesn't charge.   If you can catch him at home. ;-)"
5 hours ago
Derek Mullan replied to Derek Mullan's discussion Workspace Wanted
"Thank you to everyone above for your suggestions - we finally found a suitable space today. Deposit…"
15 hours ago
keith carter is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
16 hours ago
Rohini Cash posted a discussion
17 hours ago
Mark replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"I would recommend Scotts in Hall Green. He built me a new front wheel for my Thorn. I have never…"
17 hours ago
Herbie replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"I will second Scotts in hall green & also take a look at http://www.bikewrench.co.uk/ "
18 hours ago
Savlona replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"Bike Man Dan is very good with our bikes, including the Babboe, which is a bit non standard, so…"
20 hours ago
Kim replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Splendid.  I heard that it was a good one, at least for the faster riders who arrived before…"
21 hours ago
Kim replied to Kim's discussion Beware plastic bags!
"I can fish it out of the bin if you want it... "
21 hours ago
allthegearnoidea replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"They're about 5mm out over roughly 30° of the wheel on the worst of the two. I don't…"
21 hours ago
RobG replied to Kim's discussion Beware plastic bags!
".... if it had been a Waitrose bag you'd have had a gentle glide to a graceful halt ! Rob"
21 hours ago
RobG replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"Scotts or Red Kite .... I'd be wary of some of the other outfits mentioned. Rob"
21 hours ago
James Lee replied to allthegearnoidea's discussion Wheel Truing, South Birmingham
"How unstraight are they?"
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