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Cycling to Macclesfield

Hey guys Im cycling to Macclesfield Saturday, the route takes me on the a34 for a bit is it a safe road to cycle on as iv never cycled on this road I'd take a other route but take me to long thanks…Continue

Started Mar 7

Cycle challenge

Hey folks I'm after a good cyclist for a charity cycle near end of April if anyone is interested cycling from Midlands too Scotland people keep letting me down be great if anyone would like that it's…Continue

Started Feb 26

Cycling on a roads
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Hey I wonder if anyone would help, im cycling too Macclesfield from Google maps theres a road I'm not sure about out, it's the a34 its a duel carageway 50mph, can I cycle on there it's probably about…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Jan 30.

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Wonder if u could help could anyone tell me what thread is on a 20mm maxel I had a custom built 20 inch wheel with hope hub I did tell guy I wanted it for a trailer but failed to tell me maxel don't…Continue

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Cycling to Macclesfield

Hey guys Im cycling to Macclesfield Saturday, the route takes me on the a34 for a bit is it a safe road to cycle on as iv never cycled on this road I'd take a other route but take me to long thanks guys
Mar 7
Brian Bell posted a discussion

Cycle challenge

Hey folks I'm after a good cyclist for a charity cycle near end of April if anyone is interested cycling from Midlands too Scotland people keep letting me down be great if anyone would like that it's around 340 miles over 5 days thanks
Feb 26
Kim replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"That's a good point, although I also note that some of the best driving I've experienced as a cyclist has been from HGV drivers, so maybe it cancels out.  Mostly."
Jan 30
Robert replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"I'm just thinking of all the times I've been on dual-carriageways in my car stuck for twenty minutes in a long line of vehicles behind a truck that is overtaking another truck at an average differential speed of 1mph.  …"
Jan 30
Kim replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"Well yes, but you've got to multiply by the probability of impact occurring in the first place.  When the traffic's moving that fast the only way there's likely to be a collision is if they drive into the back of you, and while…"
Jan 29
Robert replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"60mph is just under 100km/h"
Jan 28
doug salmon replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
""never an incident on a fast A road"  Cyclists usually only have the only the one accident on an A road...."
Jan 28
ian robathan replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"had three accidents, all of then caused left hooks, all on sunburn roads, never an incident on a fast A road, feel totally safe and even with auction ones like A5 at Tamworth, just got to keep your wits about you !"
Jan 27
Kim replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"The ones with sliproads are where I draw the line at cycling on A-roads - there's no practical way to cross them safely. In the absence of those, I'll cycle on most things where it's legal to do so if there isn't a convenient…"
Jan 26
Richard D replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"There was a chap who cycled from Brum to Derby and back most days, using the A38. Killed as he passed a slip road, by a driver turning off while travelling at 60+. The driver used the "sun was in my eyes" defence. Legally we're…"
Jan 24
ian robathan replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"TBH I have rode a lot of the A34 certainly to Stone with no problem, also the A38 from Derby etc ....  If you are a confident cyclist I see no real issues."
Jan 24
Robert replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"If you mean the bit of the A34 near Aston by Stone, then if you look on Street View there's a shared use path, so that's easy.   You'll have to give way at side roads, but that's a lot quicker than a detour via…"
Jan 24
Brian Bell replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"U was very helpful there, when I looked its on the ncr it's a bit dodgy if u do have a chance look it up u will know exactly what I mean type Macclesfield from Tipton cycling thanks for your help much appreciated"
Jan 24
Robert replied to Brian Bell's discussion Cycling on a roads
"In general yes, but there may be a restriction on cycling.   Is it wise?   Probably not.   If you have to cycle across a slip road, then absolutely not; motorists exiting the road wont spot you in time, given that they…"
Jan 24
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Cycling on a roads

Hey I wonder if anyone would help, im cycling too Macclesfield from Google maps theres a road I'm not sure about out, it's the a34 its a duel carageway 50mph, can I cycle on there it's probably about a mile before I turn of, I do use a mio cycle but its working out more miles thanks folks
Jan 24
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What sort of riding do you do?
just ride my bike to work mostly I used to be in a club years ago
Where do you live?
tipton
Tell us about your bike(s)
only got one bike now did have a scot road bike got rid love my mtb giant nrs had it a few years love it full suspension
About me
Im hard working lad like to keep fit by riding my bike as much as I can love to get back in a club again when I get the time as iv got children used to be in a cycle club in west brom dont think it exists now

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