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University Station Cycle Parking 6 Replies

Started by Robert in General. Last reply by Robert 1 hour ago.

Complete waste on Colmore Row 11 Replies

Started by ian robathan in General. Last reply by Robert 8 hours ago.

Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT 14 Replies

Started by Andrew in General. Last reply by Robert 8 hours ago.

FS: Zaskar Team Issue frame + Pace fork 2 Replies

Started by Simon in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by Simon yesterday.

BCC Consultations with a cycling element 315 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by Tom H on Saturday.

on Enforcing fines 6 Replies

Started by Hanah in General. Last reply by Hanah on Friday.

18" Men's Raleigh Pioneer 3 - free to a good home! 3 Replies

Started by J K Fouzder in For Sale / Wanted / Freecycle. Last reply by J K Fouzder on Thursday.

Changes to Birmingham Cycle Revolution Main Routes 58 Replies

Started by LS in General. Last reply by ARKrider on Wednesday.

Erdington/North Brum CTC Cycle Jumble 2017? 4 Replies

Started by GasPipeWarrior in General. Last reply by GasPipeWarrior on Tuesday.

Specialized Birmingham Store Broken into...

Started by Phil Innamorati in Stolen Jan 10.

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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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Robert replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"It's possible my memory is faulty and it was a hub that got rejected, rather than a Brompton…"
1 hour ago
LS replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"Streetview is from 2010/2011 so perhaps the covered racks were installed in 2014 instead of a…"
1 hour ago
LS replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"This…"
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Simon replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"Last time i was working tbere thdre was covered parki g outside the Munroe which is only a minute…"
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Robert replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"There have been a number of reports of cyclists being thrown from their bikes in Manchester and…"
8 hours ago
Robert replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"The problem with doing anything other than everyone keeping left or everyone keeping right is…"
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Doug replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"I did not see any no cycling signs in Nottingham - by the tram tracks. Perhaps its just a question…"
19 hours ago
Andrew George replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"In keeping with that old advice, when I run along the canals (in most weeks I log more runs along…"
21 hours ago
Andrew George replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"I can only suppose, as Kim does, that a lot of overflow parking is done on the campus. All of the…"
21 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"I see Deliveroo guys every day riding along the Tram routes."
21 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"An old friend of mine once cycled straight over a fishing rod on the Birmingham to Worcester canal.…"
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Andrew George replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"I filled it in and pointed out that difficulties passing people going the other way, or…"
21 hours ago
Doug replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"I was in Nottingham last week and there were cyclists riding along the tram route, no…"
22 hours ago
Kim replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"Pedestrians could mostly step over poles, though, couldn't they?  I've never had an…"
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Kim replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"I've infrequently seen bikes locked to the railings opposite the station.  But I assume…"
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University Station Cycle Parking

The cycle parking at University Station is plainly inadequate for the demand, as you can see from…See More
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