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Piloting a tandem - a new Challenge ?
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Beacon member Roger Green is seeking some new sighted pilots to join him on his bespoke Longstaff for occasional social rides from Cofton Hackett. Some of us having been doing this for years but we…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew W May 16.

Stolen Pinarello Northfield/Bournville

Another theft this time in B31 and after a house break in at lunchtime today.  Please keep a look out for my friend's Pinarello Razha-K in black with yellow highlights 2016 model. Shimano changers,…Continue

Started Sep 27, 2016

West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) Strategic Transport Plan
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This Strategic Framework is now out for consultation from 27/7 until 16/10 It is called "Movement for Growth" and there is references to walking and cycling for shorter journeys and a strategic cycle…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LS Dec 18, 2015.

Stolen classic road bike Bournville Station
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Hi folks please would you keep a look out for my neighbour's stolen bike. It was parked at Bournville Station yesterday evening. It's my old best bike from the 1970's in metallic blue 10 speed with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Jun 17, 2015.

 

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Dave Cox replied to Kim's discussion New pinch-points on Linden Road
"This is the response I had via Twitter  I think Shivaji is following up on this?  You Retweeted BhamCycleRevolution‏ @BCRbirmingham  11h11 hours ago Replying…"
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Dave Cox replied to David's discussion Julie's petition for Hagley Road cycle lanes
"Done"
Jul 30
Dave Cox replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"Not done Stanford Bank in a while but it will always be there!  Not checked details do we get to go up the Sheepwalks????"
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Bakfiets

"Great machine and kudos to that family"
Jun 30
Dave Cox replied to Andrew W's discussion Birmingham to host closed roads sportive
"Looks like we are going up into Staffordshire and avoiding Herefordshire - fine with me"
Jun 30
Dave Cox replied to Robert's discussion Meanwhile in Bruges
"I took the Brompton on a trip to Bruges a few years ago and my friend hired a bike. Really enjoyed pottering around the old city and there are good bike paths alongside the canals to get you out into the country. Great idea to find a webcam and…"
Jun 28
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Bakfiets

"Lovely bike is the fitting on the back a super stable bike stand? Is there electrical assistance - looks like there might be a crank drive built in."
Jun 28
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Cycle heroes

"Sam's just done her first day in a school teaching bikeability to kids.....this woman's enthusiasm knows no bounds! There really does seem to be a bit of a cycling revolution going on in Birmingham - not just the official Council run one…"
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Graham Lennard leads the Councillors' Bike Ride 2012

Graham Lennard retired from Birmingham City Council last week. Here he is at the start of the Birmingham Cycle Revolution leading a group of Councillors on a hair raising ride around the City Centre. This led to a ground breaking Scrutiny Report,…
Jun 8
Dave Cox commented on LS's event 'BikeFest 2017'
"I'll be there on the Push Bikes stand. Come over and say hello"
Jun 6
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Kidderminster Killer and From Clee to Heaven at Belbroughton Recreation Centre

July 22, 2017 all day
The 215km Kidderminster Killer is an audacious audax to mid-Wales and back via the Stretton Hills.From Clee to Heaven is a 120km circuit around the sides of the Clee Hills. Both events require a good level of fitness.The Kidderminster Killer a killer of a route to ride. It is a lumpy ride and rated as one of the toughest 200km audaxes in Britain and the toughest in the Midlands with 3,750m of ascent.  Challenge yourself by riding the many hills including Wenlock Edge, Ragleth Hill,The Long…See More
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BikeFest 2017 at TBC

June 11, 2017 from 9am to 4pm
What used to be called SkyRide / BikeFest See More
May 26
Dave Cox left a comment for Andrew W
"Hi Andrew many thanks for your message. Roger get's out when he can in the week and at weekends.  I usually ride with him on Tuesday (we were out today) or Thursday longish mornings but there are pilots who ride with him at weekends as…"
May 16
Andrew W replied to Dave Cox's discussion Piloting a tandem - a new Challenge ?
"Have sent you a message"
May 16

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What sort of riding do you do?
Commuting, club runs, audax, holidays
Where do you live?
Bournville
Tell us about your bike(s)
Thorn with hub dynamo,stand, LBS Kahn Market bell and trailer hitch
About me
Membership secretary, welfare officer and occasional runs leader for Beacon RCC
Vice Chair of Push Bikes Organiser of Bike West Midlands Network

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Looks like there will be even more lawless speeding motorists in West Midlands

 from BBC West Midlands speed cameras facing switch-off

Hundreds of speed cameras could be switched off in the West Midlands after funding of £1.9m for the partnership which runs them was cut.

The West Midlands Casualty Reduction Scheme, which manages the cameras, was funded by seven local authorities in the West Midlands.

But the authorities have withdrawn the funding because of budget cuts.

If no…

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Posted on February 3, 2011 at 21:13 — 1 Comment

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At 21:27 on April 29, 2012, Donna Norford said…
I'm so sorry!    I really have not sent anyone anything nasty etc etc. I have clearly been hacked on twitter.   rest assured that I no longer have an active twitter account!

Donna Norford
The real one!
At 11:53 on April 1, 2011, Philip Griffiths said…
Hi Dave, indeed, club runs are a delight for sure, but i just do not seem to get out on them anymore, so looking for alternative ways to spend time on the bike. A bit of city exploring i think is in order!
 
 
 

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Experienced cycle mechanic job available at BikeRight!

BikeRight! are looking for an experienced cycle mechanic, as Tom is moving on to manage the…See More
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