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Velo Midland 2018

No, the title of this thread is not incorrect. Velo Birmingham 2017 was possibly one of the most controversial sportives to ever enter the…

Started by Philip Whiteman

38 17 hours ago
Reply by ian robathan

Audax

I will admit until this year I was sniffy about Audaxing, always thought Sportives were better and more suited to me. Then this year I did…

Started by ian robathan

7 yesterday
Reply by ian robathan

Bourne brook pathway

Anybody got any info about when Bourne brook pathway is gonna be opening at harborne lane entrance in selly Oak?..seems to be taking ages..!

Started by john butler

18 on Saturday
Reply by Shakey

Carrera GTi

I'm not sure that this counts as a cycle any more, but it started out life as a Carrera bike, and I did find it outside Birmingham Central…

Started by Robert

4 on Saturday
Reply by Robert

Global Best Practice in Cycle Path Construction

There's been some talk about cycle path construction on this forum lately.   By chance, David Hembrow has just published a blog post on the…

Started by Robert

3 on Friday
Reply by ian robathan

Birmingham to Stratford towpath route

Does anyone have any up to date information about the route along the towpath to Stratford? There's an old post about this from 2010 - has…

Started by Dot Byrne

10 Jun 13
Reply by Ellis

Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening

Good news, Edgbaston tunnel towpath is about to be widened. Bad news, it will be closed for 10 weeks from 2nd January to 16th March 2018.…

Started by LS

86 Jun 13
Reply by John Pitcock

Selly Oak - New Canal Access

Morning all, Just thought I would pass on a bit of good news for those who access the canal near Selly Oak. I recently wrote to the Canal T…

Started by thesneak

1 May 30
Reply by LS

What's the weirdest thing you've carried on your bike?

Hi all, Humorous content - show us your pictures - what is the funniest / weirdest thing you have carried on your bike?  A couple of month…

Started by tom

68 May 29
Reply by Kim

On Your Bike

First class bike fixing establishment, thanks again guys.

Started by doug salmon

1 May 24
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ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"I guess the thing is the beauty of closed roads is that it attracts all abilities, I did not think…"
17 hours ago
Laura replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"From what I heard from people in the support vans there were a large number of people who…"
yesterday
Shakey replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"Route does not look great and not particularly taxing. I thought last year's velo was perfect…"
yesterday
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"ah yeah I saw that one and planning a 600km next year so that is one I am looking at "
yesterday
ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"shame really as all events I have taken part in no issues "
yesterday
Andy White replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"BCM = Bryan Chapman Memorial (600k and stupid climb) btw ;-)"
Tuesday
Andy White replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"BCM is beyond me now Ian ! I joined Audax 35 years ago and never got past a 600k. PBP 87 was…"
Tuesday
Kim replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"They did last time.  No idea what's happening next year."
Monday
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"The ones I will keep Phil are the early season ones, for example done one from Garden every year…"
Monday
Philip Whiteman replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"Welcome to the dark side. Years ago I too made that transition.  I recall those heady days of…"
Monday
Andy White replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"Welcome to the 'family' and even more TLAs ... BCM, PBP, LEL ... ;-)"
Monday
James Russell replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"I've done the Kidderminster Killer myself.  A lovely day out if you don't mind a bit…"
Sunday
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Audax

I will admit until this year I was sniffy about Audaxing, always thought Sportives were better and…See More
Sunday
ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"apart from TT ones, do they ban say tandems or recumbents then ? "
Saturday
Shakey replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"Fully open again last night although care needed in places as there  is a lot of loose gravel…"
Saturday
Kim replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"Or at least those whose bikes aren't arbitrarily banned..."
Saturday

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