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Hugh Willliams replied to Karen Leach's discussion How to thief-proof your bike
"To convert it into a 'shopping bike' I had my Boardman powder coated matt black and I've painted over the logos on the components. A real faff because the bike has to be dismantled and rebuilt. It now looks undistinguished (but maybe…"
May 17
Hugh Willliams replied to Andrew W's discussion Route Reccomendations
"I haven't done it, but I did plan the attached route. Good to view it on bikehike.co.uk where it can be edited. Starts in Kings Heath like many good things. Stoke_55m.gpx"
Apr 21
Hugh Willliams replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Trains and Bikes -- Severn Valley Railway
"I also did the ride on the NCR from Bewdley to Bridgnorth a while back. Coming back by train was no problem. Unless my memory fails me the route is a tad more than undulating- the climb out of Bewdley is a pig, and the rest goes up and down like a…"
Apr 9
Hugh Willliams replied to Karen Leach's discussion Stolen Kona Dr Dew - blue
"Bastards indeed. Good luck in getting it back- I'll watch out for it... Hugh"
Apr 4
Hugh Willliams replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"Hey! Good news. There’s going to be a National Cycling network! That’s brilliant. So we’re going to have dedicated cycle path which will encourage new cyclists.. Well we’ll have marked cycle routes on roads and shared…"
Apr 4
Hugh Willliams commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"Perhaps someone could put up a picture of such a barrier in The Netherlands? I expect that their National Cycle Route 5 is fairly similar....."
Mar 20
Hugh Willliams commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"They should try the same thing in roads to slow the traffic down. I'm sure that motorists wouldn't mind being reduced to walking pace to slalom round obstacles that were invisible in low light conditions. Just like they wouldn't mind…"
Feb 3
Hugh Willliams is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
Jan 9

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What sort of riding do you do?
Recreational
Where do you live?
Kings Heath
Tell us about your bike(s)
Boardman CX used for general riding / Boardman shopping bike

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Steve replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"You would think that it would be pretty predictable that metal plate would be slippery when wet.…"
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LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It's better that it rained hard on Friday and was found to be slippy while contractors were…"
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doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Nobody apparently. Website still 25th open at 5pm. "
16 hours ago
john butler replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"thanks for update LS..but who is responsible for keeping the public informed about these…"
20 hours ago
LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"After the heavy rain yesterday the metal plates were found to be slippy. They are applying an…"
20 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It was still closed late yesterday evening. "
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Andrew Walsh replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Hi all Is it open now?  I thought people were planning a party or something to celebrate, if…"
yesterday
Tom H commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"they are tighter, you can see from the concreting underneath that they are significantly wider than…"
Thursday
On Your Bike replied to doug salmon's discussion On Your Bike
"No problem. Any time."
Thursday
Andrew W commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"I think they are a lot tighter now.  Almost had a clipless moment going South yesterday. …"
Thursday
Ryan Stait replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"Few new lane markings on Bristol St/Belgrave Middleway junction when I came out of town this…"
Wednesday
Kim replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"This is a problem with shared paths generally.  The signs and markings are generally…"
Wednesday
LS replied to Chad's discussion GU Canal (Tyseley)
"I cycled the Cole Valley route to work for 13 years which included the short stretch of canal at…"
Wednesday
Chad replied to Chad's discussion GU Canal (Tyseley)
"I have cycled this route for nigh on 20 years and it is only since the upgrade that I have ever…"
Wednesday
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HSBC Let's Ride Birmingham at Route to be confirmed

June 10, 2018 from 9am to 4pm
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