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Get A Kick Scooter (Safer!) 1 Reply

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

Hurst Street 51 Replies

Started by Sarah-Jane in General. Last reply by ARKrider 3 hours ago.

Hurst Street Closed to Cyclists

Started by ARKrider in General 3 hours ago.

Autonomous cars 2 Replies

Started by James Lee in General. Last reply by Robert yesterday.

Where did your bike take you today? 885 Replies

Started by mark in General. Last reply by Robert yesterday.

Kingstanding Circle 13 Replies

Started by Matt Hinkley in General. Last reply by John K on Sunday.

Grand Union canal 19 Replies

Started by JRA in General. Last reply by Andy H on Saturday.

Steamy Windows 9 Replies

Started by Andrew W in General. Last reply by Andrew W on Saturday.

Good training hill(s)? 25 Replies

Started by Matt Andrews in General. Last reply by Neil Hutchins on Friday.

Birmingham BikeFest 49 Replies

Started by Andy Wood in General. Last reply by Robert on Friday.

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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

Birdy White stolen 28th October

Birdy White folding bike stolen from my garage October 28th. It's the old type and has some unique features. £100 reward. Roger 07587057863.

Posted by roger miller on December 8, 2015 at 7:40

 
 
 

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Kim replied to ARKrider's discussion Get A Kick Scooter (Safer!)
"I'm not sure a lack of enforcement is the same thing as legality.  AIUI these scooters…"
2 hours ago
ARKrider replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"That is true. Its a bit annoying though.  This is what I don't like about Birmingham…"
3 hours ago
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3 hours ago
LS replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"Or you could dismount and push for 50 yards.  "
3 hours ago
ARKrider replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"I noticed that last night. Fortunately I was on my kick scooter, which is legal to use on the…"
3 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"When I came up Hurst Street this morning I didn't see any signposts. You can either ride the…"
6 hours ago
LS replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"How do cyclists get past? Is there an alternative signposted? They've recently ripped out and…"
7 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"Well the new cycle lane heading into the City Centre didn't last long. It's now closed,…"
10 hours ago
Nick Wattison posted an event

Nick Wattison Cycle Birmingham at Swan Inn Chaddesley Corbett

February 28, 2016 from 10:45am to 3pm
Meet at Kings Norton Railway Station car park at 10.30 for a 10.45 am start. Total ride distance of…See More
yesterday
Robert replied to James Lee's discussion Autonomous cars
"Driverless cars still confused by cyclists: Renault CEO"
yesterday
Robert replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Yesterday I went up to Birmingham Central Mosque for the "open day".   There…"
yesterday
LS replied to James Lee's discussion Autonomous cars
"I can't wait With more cars on the road because of autonomous driving, could we also expect…"
yesterday
James Lee posted a discussion

Autonomous cars

There has been in the press recently articles regarding autonomous cars.What I hear at JLR is a…See More
yesterday
John K replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"We will have to change their minds. If we can convince them we can convince anyone."
Sunday
LS replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
Saturday
Andy H replied to JRA's discussion Grand Union canal
"The section from Lincoln Road North towards Solihull was resurfaced in the late-90s. I don't…"
Saturday

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