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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 commented on ARKrider's blog post Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??
"Keep a look out for the nails and screws when the stalls are dismantled."
11 hours ago
John K replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"Yes- the slab makes the most sense. "
12 hours ago
Robert commented on ARKrider's blog post Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??
"There were almost two plastic beer glasses on the road when I went up Hurst Street today - a…"
12 hours ago
James Lee replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"In other countries of the world, the area alongside the road where the bus stops to exchange…"
13 hours ago
Midge D replied to Midge D's discussion New Bike Workshop In Moseley
"What sort of place is it?  is it just repairs\servicing or does he do sales too , is it…"
15 hours ago
CKS commented on ARKrider's blog post Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??
"There were gay bars on Hurst Street long before NCN5. I've no objections to it being closed…"
17 hours ago
CKS replied to Midge D's discussion New Bike Workshop In Moseley
"Moseley Mechanix have now moved to the shop formerly occupied by road-rage thugs 'Weird and…"
17 hours ago
Philip Eddington replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"John and Kim I'd think I'd agree that cause is likely to be what John suggests. What is…"
18 hours ago
Andrew George commented on ARKrider's blog post Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??
"This seems like a failing by the Council rather than anything to do with Pride. The Council closed…"
19 hours ago
John K replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"Those are my assumptions Kim :-) but I could be wrong . I just have to cope with them . "
23 hours ago
Kim replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"Ah, so it's not about heat at all, just that bus stops tend to get heavy vehicles stopping and…"
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John K replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"It's the weight over the rear axle and the impact is greater when the vehicle is breaking and…"
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Kim replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"I really don't understand the melting bus lane thing.  I mean, sure the tarmac's…"
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Mark replied to John K's discussion A34 bus lanes - Perry Barr to City Centre
"Similar problem with trenches on the Hagley Road heading out of the city approaching the lights…"
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Kim commented on ARKrider's blog post Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??
"As living proof that being queer and a cyclist are not mutually exclusive, I've had some…"
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Robert commented on ARKrider's blog post Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??
"That is obviously the case, but I'm often struck by the parallels (hence my first…"
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