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Hugh Willliams replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Knocked off her bike in Hurst street
"Sorry to hear about this Jo. Generally I've found that when I'm in any trouble about one in 4 passing cyclists asks if I'm alright. Many seem to be completely self absorbed (the better the equipment the less likely to stop?).  If…"
Jul 11
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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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
yesterday
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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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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