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"Some timid cyclists seem to want to ride on the side away from the water. This cause…"

John Pitcock replied Jun 13 to Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening

91 Jun 26
Reply by Robert

"https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/media/static_maps/Birmingham_A4.pdfsee number 9 Also…"

John Pitcock replied Mar 1 to Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening

91 Jun 26
Reply by Robert

"It appears that there is little gap between the rail and the cobbles in the Stockton…"

John Pitcock replied Feb 12 to Broad Street trams

8 Feb 12
Reply by ARKrider

"This is a few Km from where my sister lives. It is slightly elevated, but the gradie…"

John Pitcock replied Jan 31 to Elevated Cycle Paths

11 Feb 5
Reply by Dave Holladay

"The plans are for the Mayfield Road access to be for peds and cyclists only. The end…"

John Pitcock replied Aug 24, 2017 to Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane

8 Apr 17
Reply by Robert Jones

"I came very close to a nasty accident when a van pulled out of a car park without lo…"

John Pitcock replied Jul 26, 2017 to Views on bike Contraflows into new narrow one way streets

14 Jul 26, 2017
Reply by Robert

"This is close to where I live. I am aware of this plan, and have been to a presentat…"

John Pitcock replied Jul 13, 2017 to Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane

8 Apr 17
Reply by Robert Jones

"Until the 1980's vehicles (including cycles) were not allowed to cross this junction…"

John Pitcock replied Jan 27, 2017 to Cyclist knocked off bike

20 Jan 27, 2017
Reply by Andy Wood

"I can carry thin things on my bike that are too long to get in the car (strapped to…"

John Pitcock replied Nov 29, 2016 to Cycle parking at shops

37 Dec 1, 2016
Reply by Savlona

"I have put much thought into whether to ring my bell when approaching pedestrians on…"

John Pitcock replied Jul 14, 2016 to Have bells gone out of fashion?

17 Aug 18, 2016
Reply by Edward Phelan

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Does anybody know anything about Feimin pedals?

I ordered a pair of VP pedals with boron steel axles from ebay .I received a pair of Feimin FP-806B…See More
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Joanna Klaces replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Knocked off her bike in Hurst street
"Thanks for all your replies and concern. It has been very reassuring to us to know so many of you…"
Friday
Joanna Hamilton is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
Thursday
GasPipeWarrior posted a discussion

Time Trial Film @ Mockingbird Cinema

Mockingbird Cinema are hoping/planning to show Time Trial on possibly Thursday 2 August and/or…See More
Wednesday
JRA replied to JRA's discussion Incident on Grand Union canal - anyone have video footage of youths this afternoon/evening?
"Yes, that has been my experience. I have been assaulted in this manner 3"
Wednesday
On Your Bike replied to JRA's discussion Incident on Grand Union canal - anyone have video footage of youths this afternoon/evening?
"I have had a couple of close calls recently at Lister St Bridge(?) by Aston Uni. Youths presumably…"
Wednesday
Cookie replied to JRA's discussion Incident on Grand Union canal - anyone have video footage of youths this afternoon/evening?
"Sorry to hear this...have you reported it to 101?  There was a hit and run just up on the…"
Tuesday
Jon Ingram replied to JRA's discussion Incident on Grand Union canal - anyone have video footage of youths this afternoon/evening?
"Sorry to hear this. I'm a tall lad and not known for timidity but if I see youths in a bunch…"
Tuesday
Jon Ingram replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Knocked off her bike in Hurst street
"Blimey! I only have to see someone pushing their bike instead of pedalling and I call out to see if…"
Tuesday
ARKrider replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Knocked off her bike in Hurst street
"That is really awful! Very sorry to hear that. I don't live in Birmingham anymore but whenever…"
Monday
LS replied to JRA's discussion Incident on Grand Union canal - anyone have video footage of youths this afternoon/evening?
"Sorry to hear this JRA, hope you are ok.  A runner was pushed in somewhere in that area a year…"
Monday
JRA posted a discussion

Incident on Grand Union canal - anyone have video footage of youths this afternoon/evening?

I would be v grateful if anyone has video along the Grand Union canal this early evening to ID some…See More
Monday
Karen Leach posted a discussion

For sale: NEW: Proviz Reflect360 reflective jacket - and Lightweight Asender Dri Tex gilet - proceeds to Brum FoE

Hi fellow cyclistsWe have a brand new unworn Proviz Reflect360 reflective jacket for sale, size…See More
Monday
Rob replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Knocked off her bike in Hurst street
"I am so sorry to hear this, but relieved your daughter is ok. I had a similar accident in the exact…"
Jul 15
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Jul 13
Richard D replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Knocked off her bike in Hurst street
"FWIW, when I had a nasty crash over the course of nearly an hour about fifty cyclists stopped to…"
Jul 12

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