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Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks 16 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by LS 5 hours ago.

Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley. 4 Replies

Started by Robert Jones in General. Last reply by Robert Jones 5 hours ago.

Pedals for Touring 6 Replies

Started by Tim Beasley in General. Last reply by Rohini Cash 7 hours ago.

Lost pedal! 4 Replies

Started by Simon in General. Last reply by Kim 10 hours ago.

birmingham bikefest 6 Replies

Started by john bennett in General. Last reply by Dave Holladay 22 hours ago.

Canalside Cycleway in the Netherlands 11 Replies

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

Mezzo i4 Folder/Thule Bike Rack/Birdy Blue 8 Replies

Started by Andy H in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by Andy H on Friday.

Improvement of canal access at University station and related disruption 33 Replies

Started by UoB Smartmover in General. Last reply by doug salmon on Thursday.

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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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5 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley.
"Travellers left the park yesterday."
5 hours ago
Darren Cash replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"For those not familiar, it's design contains these wonders.... Even the re-cycling…"
6 hours ago
Rohini Cash replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"CCTV footage shows planners still hard at work even at this late hour. "
6 hours ago
Rohini Cash replied to Tim Beasley's discussion Pedals for Touring
"On our tour earlier this year, in the UK and Northern France, I wore Meindl Goretex walking shoes.…"
7 hours ago
Darren Cash replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"The lane is still there on both sides but is always parked in. At least if the cars are on the…"
7 hours ago
Robert replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"Thanks, that link worked for me.   The crooked tree behind the telegraph pole and the…"
7 hours ago
Darren Cash replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"Timing is everything, If I pan around on google streetview, it looks like that bit of grass has…"
8 hours ago
Darren Cash replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"Hmm, yes. When I get to where I need to be it suddenly jumps back to the last link i…"
8 hours ago
Robert replied to Tim Beasley's discussion Pedals for Touring
"And if you want a more conventional approach to dealing with rain, try waterproof overshoes. "
8 hours ago
Robert replied to Tim Beasley's discussion Pedals for Touring
"Barefoot?   Before you dismiss it out of hand (or foot), I did that this year on my hols…"
8 hours ago
Kim replied to Simon's discussion Lost pedal!
"Second that they're crap, but that's because they're made of cheese and will get…"
10 hours ago
Tim Beasley replied to Tim Beasley's discussion Pedals for Touring
"Thanks - I have never fancied toe straps or a plastic toe cage. I have used both in the past and…"
10 hours ago
Kim replied to Tim Beasley's discussion Pedals for Touring
"MTB SPDs here. The advantage of clipless is that they don't wear the upper of your shoes the…"
10 hours ago
Robert replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"I think you might have it, Darren, though the link you provided didn't put me down in the…"
11 hours ago
LS replied to LS's discussion Birmingham's forgotten cycle tracks
"Stay on topic please ARKrider"
13 hours ago

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