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Cyclist safety - again
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On the evening of Friday 10th November the driver of a silver van BGO 5 VUR  pursued my cyclist daughter, on her way home from work, up Russell Rd in Moseley. He was shouting abuse, driving very…Continue

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David replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"Ah, well done! You're on the way now!"
Nov 24
Joanna Klaces replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"Keyboard Shortcuts Keyboard shortcuts are available for common actions and site navigation. Skip to content HomeHome MomentsMoments Have an account? Log in joklaces's profile   Tweets Joanna…"
Nov 24
Joanna Klaces replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"I can through your link - but I think I might have replied to myself by accident . I'm really not competent at this . Sorry. I disappoint myself "
Nov 24
David replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
Nov 24
Joanna Klaces replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"sorry - that's a no to both - would love to be in touch with the women's group - not sure how to? And I think i might have tweeted a response but so dozy about the twittersphere I don't even know how to find out whether it got posted.…"
Nov 24
David replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"Apologies for delay in replying to this. Have you been in contact with WMP via twitter? And have you been in touch with the women's cycle group that's formed in the wake of your original post?"
Nov 24
Joanna Klaces replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"Sorry, I do want to feel that Police are keeping, or trying to help keep cyclists safe. But I have had very inadequate responses from the police I have spoken to /emailed .Even the officer recommended on this site who is supposed to mediate…"
Nov 21
doug salmon replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"Very pleased to hear attitudes have changed since asking for their help following being the victim of a hit-and-run. Despite having reg number, description of vehicle, no action apparently taken.  "
Nov 20
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 safer on Russell rd before something else happens .  I quali at the thought of cycling across Poets corner - it's not even a corner. We need…"
Nov 16
Joanna Klaces replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"I confess to using the pavement there too. And that is why neither daughter or I use the park in the dark - locked gates ! "
Nov 15
David replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"Once you're on Twitter, Cat from Kings Heath Cycling would be glad to hear from you. https://twitter.com/KH_Cycling/status/930716899868061697"
Nov 15
David left a comment for Joanna Klaces
"Would that expedition have been with Wendy W, by chance?"
Nov 15
Tom H replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"Russell Road is a road I never cycle uphill on, downhill is ok cos you can get speed up, but uphill on those narrow lanes, no thank you. The 20mph limit has made basically no difference to the speeds of drivers on that road (other than when they are…"
Nov 15
LS replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"I usually cross the park from the mac to Russell Road between 5.15 and 5.30 . One day last week it was a bit later 5.35 ish and both gates were locked so had to carry on through the park. I've used the foot path on Russell Road a few times when…"
Nov 15
Robert replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"I'm one of those who rides through the park at night (though not regularly), and I second what James says.   If it helps, I've recently written a blog post on decent cycle lighting.  Also, puncture resistant tyres will…"
Nov 15
LS replied to Joanna Klaces's discussion Cyclist safety - again
"No road tax? (we know what you mean) ;-)"
Nov 15

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What sort of riding do you do?
Pleasure ;Commuting
Where do you live?
Moseley Bimingham
Tell us about your bike(s)
Whyte Victoria
About me
66 years old, have been cycling for at least 60 years - getting from A to B rather than racing. Since retirement have been cycling in Vietnam , Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, Newhaven to Paris and a very punishing expedition in the Yorkshire dales.

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At 13:22 on November 15, 2017, David said…

Would that expedition have been with Wendy W, by chance?

 
 
 

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