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Clean Air for all
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Dec 7, 2016.

Traffic survey cameras
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several of these on my commute, one on the Coventry road in Sheldon, There is a yellow box on the ground with a long pole that attaches to lamp post, with small twin camera at the top. Very discreet,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Mar 3, 2016.

Cycling investment - the neysayers who knock this show backward thinking
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Started this discussion. Last reply by James Russell Feb 4, 2016.

Cole Valley Route and Grand Union - we rode and liked
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I rode the Cole Valley route with a friend - we had a very enjoyable  ride this morning. We rode to Chelmsley and then along the river past Babbs Mill and Stechford etc.Then on to the canal cycle…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LS Nov 29, 2015.

 

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Doug replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
"This film shows plenty of cyclists, pedestrians walking and riding with trams and tram tracks. It shows an urban environment that predates dates the car .- in Stockton on…"
Jan 12
Doug might attend LS's event

Birmingham Cycle Revolution at Room G01A, 1 Lancaster Circus,

November 23, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm
Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) meeting but open to non-members.Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR) is an ambitious plan to make cycling a mainstream form of transport across the city, being a key element of the City Council’s ‘Birmingham Connected’ transport strategy. The strategy has an ambitious target to increase the proportion of cycle trips from the current level of 3%, to 5% by 2023 and 10% by 2033, through the development of a high quality city wide cycle…See More
Nov 14, 2017
Doug replied to LS's discussion Protect Birmingham Cyclists Petition
"Signed - great petition"
Nov 8, 2017
Doug replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"We have just had the Birmingham Cycle Revolution Autumn and Winter cycling programme delivered to our workplace. Lots of lead rides and events going on and very informative - however without cycle routes being considered and prioritised -…"
Oct 31, 2017
Doug replied to LS's discussion Bike Hire scheme
"Yes it puts a cart before the horse, however this may encourage the city into a splurge creating short city cycle routes for the bikes so they connect. When we have so little it should be seen as a place to start."
Oct 17, 2017
Doug replied to ian robathan's discussion 2026 Transport plan
"Andy Street face booked strong pro cycling comments during his Mayor campaign - I received them. I don't think it was insincere - but I will write him as I agree he may need reminding"
Sep 21, 2017

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What sort of riding do you do?
Leisure Sport & Commute
Where do you live?
Solihull
Tell us about your bike(s)
Carrera subway to commute / Cube GTC race for leisure and race / Ribble TT bike
About me
Living in West Mids for 22 years,

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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
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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…"
Monday
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
Monday
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
Monday
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
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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

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