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No Velodrome for Brum

Well there was hope the winning of the Commonwealth games (as will happen) will see a new velodrome here but clearly as games so cheap will…

Started by ian robathan

6 24 minutes ago
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Birmingham to host closed roads sportive

http://road.cc/content/news/203573-birmingham-host-100-mile-closed-road-sportive-15000-riders

Started by Andrew W

111 15 hours ago
Reply by ian robathan

Cyclist Injured on Sherlock Street

Paramedics were called to Sherlock Street, at around 12.20pm, on Monday afternoon. http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/upda

Started by LS

16 yesterday
Reply by Andy White

2026 Transport plan

The plan has just been released  https://www.tfwm.org.uk/media/2524/2026-delivery-for-transport-final.pdf and the ideas for Metro and Spr…

Started by ian robathan

22 yesterday
Reply by ian robathan

Cycle/cyclist friendly venues

Are there any cycle/cyclist friendly venues in and around Birmingham and Solihull you'd recommend? Having taken up cycling in the last few…

Started by Laura

12 on Thursday
Reply by James Russell

Event: City Centre - 26 Sept - Defending Client Earth: Air Quality, Cycling and Strategic Litigation

Did you see Duncan Dollimore of Cycling UK interviewed on Good Morning Britain about road danger and cycling?  (http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/

Started by Shivaji Shiva

8 on Wednesday
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BCC Consultations with a cycling element

Some new consultations... https://www.birminghambeheard.org.uk

Started by LS

377 on Wednesday
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Birmingham to Worcester canal

I may be asked to lead a charity ride involving children which will need risk assessing etc. Is the canal towpath cyclable all the way? If…

Started by Philip Sutton

2 on Tuesday
Reply by CKS

Brompton Bike Hire save £24.75 (Today)

I'm not sure if i'll ever use it but I've just registered for a years Brompton Bike Hire membership using the promo code TBS2017. See https…

Started by LS

1 on Tuesday
Reply by Dave Holladay

Good On Birmingham Roads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKbN19lmIK4 Some of the good on the Birmingham's roads. Nice to see compared to the norm of poor driving.…

Started by ARKrider

0 on Sunday

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ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion No Velodrome for Brum
"well it is 50M I thought ? just not the spectator facilities ?"
24 minutes ago
ochib replied to ian robathan's discussion No Velodrome for Brum
"What a wasted opportunity by Birmingham University not to build an olympic sized pool   …"
3 hours ago
LS replied to felipe moreira's discussion Fixie shop
12 hours ago
ian robathan replied to felipe moreira's discussion Fixie shop
"Not sure of a shop but I use Al Salter for all things on my bike and he is fantastic…"
15 hours ago
ian robathan replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"well got to ride there and back but that is a flat ride anyway "
15 hours ago
felipe moreira posted a discussion

Fixie shop

hey. i'm new to the city (and the forum) and have just bought a fixie and a single speed (soon to…See More
15 hours ago
Russ M replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"I'm just adding another 9 miles before the start to warm up! lol"
16 hours ago
Richard D replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"I've got free parking organised in the city centre anyway. And if I wanted to have empty…"
16 hours ago
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion No Velodrome for Brum
"it is a lost opportunity, we will get a new 50M pool we badly need but also imagine a velodrome as…"
22 hours ago
LS replied to ian robathan's discussion No Velodrome for Brum
"When Manchester and Glasgow hosted the games they both built velodromes. If Birmingham isn't…"
yesterday
Andy White replied to LS's discussion Cyclist Injured on Sherlock Street
"Agreed Kim. However my post was intended to raise caution against the, all too prevalent, habit of…"
yesterday
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion 2026 Transport plan
"yep frilly words, without the cash totally pointless."
yesterday
James Patterson replied to ian robathan's discussion 2026 Transport plan
"Yep, that plan mentions "unfunded" so many times. Basically rubbish."
yesterday
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion No Velodrome for Brum
"I read not enough seats though and not possible to expand ?"
yesterday
GasPipeWarrior replied to ian robathan's discussion No Velodrome for Brum
"I believe that Derby Velodrome is being considered as the potential venue for Track Cycling."
yesterday
ian robathan replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"well I paid for fastback not for the inconvience of saturday but because I want to be off early…"
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