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CycleBirmingham Rides & Socials - part of Push Bikes

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CycleBirmingham Rides & Socials - part of Push Bikes

We are a friendly and welcoming social and leisure cycling group. We organise a weekly: Evening ride & social, Saturday morning ride and a monthly Sunday ride, plus some additional rides and social events from time to time. 

We try to keep all the rides fun and enjoyable.

Please see the following sites for weekly updates on our Rides & Socials: 

Facebook Page (Visible without a Facebook Account - set up July 2014): www.facebook.com/CycleBirmingham

Facebook Group (Facebook Account needed - set up September 2012): www.facebook.com/groups/cyclebirmingham/

Twitter: @cyclebirmingham

https://twitter.com/cyclebirmingham

Gentle Cycling in Bournville is on Saturday mornings for beginners and families, see: http://bournvillegentlecycling.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Futurerides

CycleBirmingham is the Rides & Social part of Push Bikes - Birmingham Cycling Campaign.

Hopefully we'll see you on a ride or at a social event soon :)

Happy and Safe Cycling!

Simon, Nick, James and John :)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/CycleBirmingham
Location: Birmingham
Members: 29
Latest Activity: Feb 18, 2016

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Comment by Si on November 11, 2014 at 23:12

Link to the Push Bikes Autumn Newsletter: http://www.pushbikes.org.uk/newsletters/pushbikesNL1411.pdf

Comment by Si on October 21, 2014 at 9:33

Video of the #Space4Cycling Ride around the Conservative Conference on Monday 29th September 2014 - Thanks again to all those who joined us there http://vimeo.com/108231726 The next Conservative Conference to be held here in Birmingham is in 2 years time (2016).

Comment by Si on September 29, 2014 at 23:17

A very big thank-you to all those who joined us this evening and all those who helped out as well  :)

Comment by Si on September 28, 2014 at 15:20

Wednesday 1st October, Options - 2 Distances 2 Joining Times 2 Joining Points:

 

1) Central Joining Point: 10.6*mi 7.20pm* Snow Hill Station Colmore Row B3 2BJ Google St View: www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.4823755,-1.8979074,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m4!1...

Or

 

2) Southern Joining Point: 4.3mi* 8.20pm* McDonald's Parson's Hill Kings Norton B30 3PN Google St View: www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.4084516,-1.916813,3a,75y,270h,90t/data=!3...

Or

 

3) Meet us at the Social afterwards - Coach & Horses Weatheroak B48 7EA www.coachandhorsesinn.co.uk/

 

Please let us know in the comments below which option you're going for :)

 

Trains: The nearest rail stations to the Social are Wythall and Kings Norton. You can get a return ticket for £2.30 to stations within the West Midlands County (after 6.30pm), no need to book in advance and bikes are carried free of charge on local rail services, See: www.nationalrail.co.uk/

 

The route will be along paths, side-roads, quieter main roads, country lanes. Please have LIGHTS fitted before the ride and BRING LOCKS. BBC Local Weather Forecast http://goo.gl/1qyH0 Please check here for any updates prior to leaving for the ride/destination as changes and cancellation can occur and please text/message me if you're meeting us at the destination in case of changes. You can use the postcodes given to plan your route (eg on Google maps app) to the meeting point or destination and for your route home or to a station at the end of the night.

 

*Approximately  :)  

Comment by Si on September 25, 2014 at 7:31

Comment by Si on August 30, 2014 at 11:11

Wednesday 27 August - At the University of Brum

Comment by Si on July 19, 2014 at 18:33
Comment by Si on June 20, 2014 at 15:37

Taken on Wednesday 18th June Ride to Netherton :) 

Comment by Si on June 20, 2014 at 15:36

Taken on Wednesday 18th June Ride to Netherton :) 

 

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