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Commuting from Acocks Green to City Centre
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Of all the bike trains we're doing, this one has the least sign ups so far. Does anyone know why so few people from Acocks Green and along the Warwick/Stratford Road would do it? Are there fewer…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CKS Sep 15, 2011.

Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
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Please see my blog here: http://birminghamfoe.blogspot.com/2011/08/choo-choo-here-come-bikes.htmlBirmingham FoE…Continue

Tags: car, day, Birmingham, my, without

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Stait Sep 22, 2011.

Bike Hire
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It seems that London's bike hire scheme is so successful that they're expanding it even further. In contrast, the Birmingham cycling strategy says:"In 2009, a cycle hire scheme for the city was…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LS Aug 4, 2011.

 

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Ryan Stait replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"I thought we may get some abuse from motorists on the Hagley Road due to cycling in twos and taking up a lane, but everybody was courteous. Very enjoyable!"
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Simon replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"totally forgot about it....wouldn't really have worked for me anyway as I don't go in until 11am.  However, on the way home I was quite surprised by the number of cyclists I saw (if Brum is the ass end of the country for cycling then…"
Sep 22, 2011
LS replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"It's on Midlands Today BBC1 at 6.30"
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Joe Peacock replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"I'm afraid that was just a failure to get the sign to the people on the ride on our part. It was all ready and others had one. We just laminated a card - very home-made looking - you can see it in the album of photos on…"
Sep 22, 2011
Chris Lowe replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"It was a good ride, and I think that having a regular bike train down Hagley Road would be useful.   There were quite a few cyclists who sped past the bike train, though, rather than joining in. I presume that they knew nothing about the event,…"
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Joe Peacock replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"Glad everyone enjoyed it so much. Thanks to all the ride leaders who did a great job. See Midlands today at 6.30pm for coverage and don't forget you can organise your own bike trains if you want to by creating events on here."
Sep 22, 2011
James Russell replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"Anything for a free breakfast me!   Nice to have a casual ride in, and happy that I remembered to wear long trousers and long sleeves, otherwise would have got very cold indeed."
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Terry replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"Hope it all goes well. Good Luck."
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LS replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"Sure. Anyone can add events etc"
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Joe Peacock replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"That's a shame. We would like it to become a regular event, but without being led by us, so if the people on the rides want to do it, could we have a bit on here for people to organise getting together?"
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LS replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Birmingham Bike Trains for In Town Without My Car Day, 22nd September
"Unfortunately I probably won't be able to make this tomorrow due to not working in town and childcare commitments. Hopefully it will be a success and may be repeated in future?"
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CKS replied to Joe Peacock's discussion Commuting from Acocks Green to City Centre
"I regularly see about 6 cyclists during the 10-15 minutes I spend on Warwick Road on my daily commute.    Presumably they don't know about the bike train or just don't want to wait around for other people."
Sep 15, 2011
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Commuting from Acocks Green to City Centre

Of all the bike trains we're doing, this one has the least sign ups so far. Does anyone know why so few people from Acocks Green and along the Warwick/Stratford Road would do it? Are there fewer cyclists there, or have we just not found them yet?You can still sign up here: http://www.birminghamfoe.org.uk/bfoe-on-transport/birmingham-bike-trains See More
Sep 15, 2011

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Work for Birmingham Friends of the Earth and do a lot of cycling every day, as well as campaigning to improve environment for everyone.

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