Birmingham Cyclist

Cycling in and around Birmingham England

Andrew George
Share on Facebook Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (82)
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Andrew George's Friends

  • Owen Rogers

Andrew George's Discussions

Any sheffield stands in the Jewelry quarter
2 Replies

Hello everyone!I'm hoping to tap into other's knowledge of cycle parking in and around the city centre. Does anyone know of any sheffield stands in or near the Jewelry quarter? The last time I was…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew George Apr 15.

Harborne Bike Parking Question
3 Replies

Hello all! I'm hoping to draw on the forum's collective wisdom. I'll be cycling to Harborne tomorrow. When I rang the place I'm visiting to ask what cycle parking they have, I got a somewhat hesitant…Continue

Tags: Harborne

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew George Aug 6, 2015.

Helmet cameras
20 Replies

Hello all,I'm considering getting myself a helmet cam, and having had a look through the older posts on here, I can see that they've been discussed before, but I'm sure the market for them will have…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas Mar 3, 2015.

Bike shopping
26 Replies

As my bike's been nicked, I'm now sadly in the market to buy another one. I'm looking at Ebay, gumtree, and bikesoup, (as well as looking at the bike foundry) but wondered if there are other sites…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CKS Feb 1, 2015.

 

Andrew George's Page

Latest Activity

Andrew George replied to Andrew George's discussion Any sheffield stands in the Jewelry quarter
"Hello LS, Thanks very much! I replied to that consultation when it was open, as there's a need for a lot more cycle parking around the city. At the moment, I don't really cycle to anywhere in the city that I haven't already been,…"
Apr 15
LS replied to Andrew George's discussion Any sheffield stands in the Jewelry quarter
"There are 3 stands on the edge of Golden Square behind Rose Villa Tavern. Some at the train/metro station, possibly a couple on the side of the big peg. There was a consultation before Christmas which will mean a lot more but I don't think they…"
Apr 13
Andrew George posted a discussion

Any sheffield stands in the Jewelry quarter

Hello everyone!I'm hoping to tap into other's knowledge of cycle parking in and around the city centre. Does anyone know of any sheffield stands in or near the Jewelry quarter? The last time I was there I couldn't find any and had to make do with a lamppost. See More
Apr 13
Andrew George replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"I went through the tunnel this afternoon, and although I was keeping a close lookout, saw no signage on the canal to warn of the impending closure, either at the tunnel itself, near it, or at the nearest exits at either end. I suspect that a lot of…"
Jan 1
Andrew George commented on LS's photo
Thumbnail

Dudley Street

"That does look good. I agree with you, LS, that it does look just the right width for a driver to treat it as a second lane unless it is physically segregated from motor traffic going the other way."
Jan 1
Andrew George replied to ARKrider's discussion Any Updates Cycle Lanes?
"I've not seen any evidence of work along Bristol Road either, at least on the sections nearer the Uni than the city centre. When they slightly adjusted the width of the advisory lanes along Bristol Road west of Selly Oak a couple of years back,…"
Jan 1
Andrew George replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"That was my initial reaction to this, too. I pass through the tunnel regularly (on foot) and haven't seen any signs near the tunnel about this. It's only a couple of days ago that I found this would be happening, from this thread. I'm…"
Jan 1
Andrew George replied to Andrew W's discussion Front light recommendations
"I agree, Robert. I wish more people would get dipped/dip-able lights. My most recent trip down the towpath around dusk featured about 25 bikes that went the other way, all but four with blindingly bright lights. Each time I had to come to a halt…"
Nov 17, 2017
Andrew George replied to Diesel Domestique's discussion Problem driver Harborne area V066WOX or VU67JSV
"Not sure about that precise driver/vehicle, but I got abuse shouted at me by a driver who subsequently forced me off the road in Harborne last summer. I noted down the plates and called 101, who took details down and then told me to make a statement…"
Nov 17, 2017

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do?
commuting
Where do you live?
Birmingham
Tell us about your bike(s)
mountain bike

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Birmingham Cyclist to add comments!

Join Birmingham Cyclist

At 19:20 on October 31, 2016, Owen Rogers said…

Andrew thanks for getting in touch.

Could you send me an email at owenrogers382@yahoo.co.uk and I will send you some questions. Does that sound OK?

Once I have your responses I will probably have enough, so I'll post that tomorrow sometime.

I really appreciate the help. he feature wold not be right without input from those it most directly effects.  

 
 
 

Site Sponsors


Latest Activity

CKS posted a discussion

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
Friday
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…"
Jul 16
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
Jul 16
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
Jul 16
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
Profile IconNoel ward and Mick Jones joined Birmingham Cyclist
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

© 2018   Created by LS.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service