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Cyclist Killed on Pershore Road
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How many more pedestrians need to be hit at this junction before the council installs safer pedestrian crossings!…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Oct 12.

Hurst Street Update
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Looks like…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Oct 8.

Good On Birmingham Roads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKbN19lmIK4Some of the good on the Birmingham's roads. Nice to see compared to the norm of poor driving. Hope…Continue

Started Sep 17

A38 Cycle Highway still on??? And new cycle shared crossing?
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So today cycling home on the A38. Glad to see the new Cycle Shared Crossing is now built and on. HOWEVER, if this crossing is cycle shared, does that make the footpath here cycle shared. On the other…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian robathan Sep 13.

 

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ARKrider replied to Robert's discussion Bridge Street Blues
yesterday
ARKrider replied to Robert's discussion Bridge Street Blues
"I seen a post for this of Facebook from the Metro company. They said that Broad Street will remain like this until the 21st of December at the very least. So expect super long waits on this route when Christmas shoppers get in their cars! I hate the…"
yesterday
ARKrider replied to LS's discussion Cyclist hit by lorry on Sherlock Street NCN5
"I'd like to know why the truck was parked on 1) Double Yellow Lines and 2) in a cycle lane. I blame the truck for the crash because its as simply as 1, 2 ,3 it should NOT have been parked there! The cyclist was legally in the bicycle lane and…"
Sep 18
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Good On Birmingham Roads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKbN19lmIK4Some of the good on the Birmingham's roads. Nice to see compared to the norm of poor driving. Hope you enjoy the video. Apologies if it seems a bit long. See More
Sep 17

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What sort of riding do you do?
various
Where do you live?
Birmingham
Tell us about your bike(s)
mountain bikes, with good equipment
About me
Was born in the USA, and currently go to Birmingham University. I love cycling, and exploring, and support cycling, and new bike lanes when ever, however I can.
I do like cars, bikes, and visiting places.

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Pride Parade & Birmingham Council don't care about cyclists??

So coming home last night cycling down Hurst Street, which is the safest bike route in Birmingham, normally takes me 15 minutes to get home. Come down to find out this dumb parade set up & Birmingham Council thought it was completely fine to block the bike lane, and let cyclist find alternative routes that are very dangerous, and long! No signs to alert cyclist route was closed, and many people cycling were very confused on which way to go.

This is very wrong of both this Parade,…

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Posted on May 23, 2015 at 13:00 — 9 Comments

Birmingham Cycling Discouragement

More Birmingham Cycling discouragement, by placing signs to tell cyclists they can't use a bicycle lane that cleary DOES NOT…

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Posted on May 1, 2015 at 11:21 — 4 Comments

Fort PRKW Cycling Hell

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Birmingham,+West+Midlands/@52.5060489,-1.8296726,478m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x4870942d1b417173:0xca81fef0aeee7998

This sign states cyclist can no longer use the walkway which is the size of a whole lane with no one walking on it, and suggests cyclist to go onto a busy 50MPG + dual carrage way near the M6 full of trucks, rushy drivers, and…

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Posted on March 31, 2015 at 19:02 — 1 Comment

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Dave Holladay replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"For bikes on trains - Bikes in excess of capacity BIXC (vice PIXC) can be dealt with by the TOC…"
yesterday
ARKrider replied to Robert's discussion Bridge Street Blues
yesterday
ARKrider replied to Robert's discussion Bridge Street Blues
"I seen a post for this of Facebook from the Metro company. They said that Broad Street will remain…"
yesterday
Ian replied to Robert's discussion Bridge Street Blues
"Use the bus ? Don’t go down broad street ? Absolute rubbish, yesterday at rush hour I saw…"
Friday
Robert replied to Robert's discussion Bridge Street Blues
"This is the latest council bulletin: So whilst the council has responded to the chaos (possibly…"
Friday
Dave Holladay replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"Use the escalators (when they are running) with the caveat that several platforms have substandard…"
Thursday
Robert replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"I wouldn't bank on it.   Crosscountry Trains are owned by Deutsche Bahn, but…"
Thursday
Robert Jones replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"The company taking over from London Midland are Dutch so maybe things will improve."
Thursday
Kim replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"While I can rant endlessly about the new New Street station, the lifts are the main thing…"
Thursday
Robert replied to LS's discussion Bike Hire scheme
"Apparently dockless systems are causing significant problems in the Netherlands."
Thursday
Robert replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"I'm on the Push Bikes committee, but I wont be attending this event as it is during work hours…"
Thursday
Kim replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"I'm on the list!"
Thursday
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London Midland CycleHack at Icentrun Labs by London Midland

October 30, 2017 from 9:30am to 5pm
Want to improve the experience of travelling by train with bicycles, for both cyclists and…See More
Thursday
Imran Anwar commented on Imran Anwar's event 'London Midland CycleHack'
"Hi @Dave, This event will be different for the Demo Days that we run as part of the Innovation…"
Thursday
Dave Cox commented on Imran Anwar's event 'London Midland CycleHack'
"I've been to a previous Labs event at Icentrum and it was very interesting but that was about…"
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