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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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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
Tuesday
Doug replied to LS's discussion Protect Birmingham Cyclists Petition
"Signed - great petition"
Nov 8
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
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
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

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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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Hurst Street KEEP LEFT Please

Hello cyclists of Birmingham Just a safety post here for anyone who cycles Northbound along Hurst…See More
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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…"
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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…"
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Diesel Domestique replied to Diesel Domestique's discussion Problem driver Harborne area V066WOX or VU67JSV
"26th Sept last year, about 7 incidents since so he is local despite CKS' suggestion. Got good…"
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ian robathan commented on Steve Cooper's video
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15 minutes - a commuting tale (I swear again)

"Generally it is not too bad really but you get the odd one like this."
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Joanna Klaces replied to Andrew W's discussion Russell Road Again
"I am very sorry to hear this and so glad she is OK . I hope something will be done to make cycling…"
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Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane
"This housing development is going ahead. They’ve started work on clearing the site. Planning…"
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Matt Andrews replied to Andrew W's discussion Front light recommendations
"I'm a big fan of the See.Sense range: https://seesense.cc/ not the cheapest but fit your…"
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Kim replied to Andrew W's discussion Front light recommendations
"Some of B&M's newer dynamo lights have greatly improved the width of the beam.  You…"
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Steve Cooper commented on Steve Cooper's video
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15 minutes - a commuting tale (I swear again)

"Chad - I think your right about the dark evening, although I'm happier to stick to the…"
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Robert replied to Andrew W's discussion Front light recommendations
"60 lux should be sufficient for high speed cycling on unlit roads.   Mine is 35 lux, and…"
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Kim replied to Andrew W's discussion Front light recommendations
"It's about time someone came out with something like this.  I'm a big fan of the…"
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Andrew W replied to Andrew W's discussion Front light recommendations
"Thanks for that.  Can't find a UK stockist but I can get one shipped from Holland. …"
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LS replied to Diesel Domestique's discussion Problem driver Harborne area V066WOX or VU67JSV
"So he's a parasite"
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CKS replied to Diesel Domestique's discussion Problem driver Harborne area V066WOX or VU67JSV
"Those are 'Worcestershire' registrations, it seems like he's commuting from there."
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LS commented on LS's event 'Transport and Connectivity - Cities in Motion'
"More events during The Liveable City:Masterplanning and Housing – Putting People…"
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