Cycling in and around Birmingham England
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LEJOG (Lands End To John O Groats)
If you get the cycling bug, sooner or later Coast to Coast and Lejog begin nagging away at the back of your mind.
Coast to Coast is not a major undertaking, in fact many years ago my wife and I completed the Coast to Coast ride over 3 days back in 2006. It was our first long distance ride and was very enjoyable. That was probably the start of the little voice in the back of my head saying…Continue
The best way to make high streets more pleasant for cyclists and pedestrians is to divert motorised traffic away from the high street. People in cars provide relatively little footfall for local businesses, so the not only does removing motorised traffic make the town centre more attractive, but also it increases trade, as happened in New Street in Birmingham city centre when that was pedestrianised. Unfortunately it is not always possible to divert traffic without simply moving the…Continue