Birmingham Cyclist

Cycling in and around Birmingham England

Keith Dodds
Share on Facebook Share

Keith Dodds's Friends

  • Kyle M
  • James Russell
  • Robert Holland
  • LS

Keith Dodds's Discussions

Thieves about
2 Replies

There has been a few shed break ins in the Kings Heath area overnight not sure if it was targetted but it's  high end machines being taken. Does anyone have ideas of where stolen bikes end up being…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CKS Dec 20, 2017.

NCN 5 to Redditch
10 Replies

Afternoon allHas anyone rode out to Redditch on NCN5? Am wondering how well it's signposted from StirchleyContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert May 16, 2016.

Dutch Style Cycle Lanes
11 Replies

Robert, calling Robert. Is this any good? All I can see is the gallery and it looks like a by-pass of the bus stops…Continue

Tags: Manchester

Started this discussion. Last reply by ARKrider Oct 2, 2015.

A minor RTC
12 Replies

I had a bit of an incident on Tuesday night at about 17.45 on Sherlock Street where a car side swiped me. Fortunately not hurt but the driver didn't stop. There was however a couple of cyclists who…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Perrin Nov 7, 2014.

 

Keith Dodds's Page

Latest Activity

CKS replied to Keith Dodds's discussion Thieves about
"It's been happening in the Kings Heath area for years.  And yes, they target high-end stuff. http://www.birminghamcyclist.com/forum/topics/stolen"
Dec 20, 2017
LS replied to Keith Dodds's discussion Thieves about
"Some end up in Gumtree and eBay and probably other selling sites.I suspect some are dismantled and the parts sold separately."
Dec 19, 2017
Keith Dodds posted a discussion

Thieves about

There has been a few shed break ins in the Kings Heath area overnight not sure if it was targetted but it's  high end machines being taken. Does anyone have ideas of where stolen bikes end up being sold in Brum?See More
Dec 19, 2017
Keith Dodds replied to Andrew W's discussion Front light recommendations
"Well you do need another bike Andrew"
Nov 10, 2017
Keith Dodds replied to James Connolly's discussion Vacancy at Gorilla Coffee in Kings Heath
"Cake and lego bribes kept him occupied, occasionally he'd look up at it and shout 'random cyclists'"
Jun 9, 2017
Keith Dodds replied to James Connolly's discussion Vacancy at Gorilla Coffee in Kings Heath
"I was in a couple of weeks ago one Saturday and there were old people with families talking and everything. Anyway the coffee and cake were excellent the staff really friendly any my son and I got to watch an hour of the Giro absolutely great James…"
Jun 9, 2017
Keith Dodds replied to Robert Jones's discussion Scooters / Mopeds / Motorbikes in Bicycle Lanes
"If a car goes into the ASL it means the lights will magically go green for them doesn't it? I've twice seen cop cars doing just this this week"
May 26, 2017
Keith Dodds replied to Robert Jones's discussion Bikes in Supermarkets
"I take mine and the lads trike into Sainsbury's Kings Heath at least one evening a week never had a problem. I'm inclined to think the security you came into contact with was thinking 'bike does not compute' rather than there…"
May 26, 2017
Keith Dodds replied to Luci Luke's discussion Getting to Harborne from New Street
"There is a cycle lane going under five ways that puts you back onto the Hagley Road, I see lots of bikes (for Birmingham) on there and it's easy enough to ride on as the traffic is usually high enough to be quite slow. Google maps suggests…"
Oct 14, 2016
Keith Dodds replied to UoB Smartmover's discussion Improvement of canal access at University station and related disruption
"Appreciate the hill bit but it's not as bad as it looks and there is a off road / on footpath cycle lane that goes up to A&E and beyond. The Bristol Rd at that point can be intimidating so fair play to you for taking it on it's the one…"
Aug 31, 2016
Keith Dodds replied to UoB Smartmover's discussion Improvement of canal access at University station and related disruption
"Bit defeatist of you Steve why not use the canal to Selly Oak and cross to the hospital from there?"
Aug 31, 2016
Robert replied to Keith Dodds's discussion NCN 5 to Redditch
"And the speed limit is 60mph!!!"
May 16, 2016
Andrew W replied to Keith Dodds's discussion NCN 5 to Redditch
"Its the bit where your Garmin auto-pauses because you are going so slow that I particularly like."
May 16, 2016
Kim replied to Keith Dodds's discussion NCN 5 to Redditch
"That section of Icknield Street is best regarded as a scientific curiosity in the same vein as the Ackers Sisyphus Slalom, rather that a way to get somewhere - particularly not back from the pub.  Much easier to winch yourself up Weatheroak…"
May 16, 2016
Robert replied to Keith Dodds's discussion NCN 5 to Redditch
":):):) After a bit of thought I decided to let you discover that little gem for yourself. Actually it's easier than it used to be, ever since they resurfaced the road (for a long time it was essentially a farm track).   However, I…"
May 16, 2016
Keith Dodds replied to Keith Dodds's discussion NCN 5 to Redditch
"Thx for the info all. I did the NCN55 route generally it was OK but could use a few more sign posts at some of the junctions and Icknield Street had some pretty rough tarmac in places and one bloody steep climb on the way back. Beautiful day…"
May 16, 2016

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do?
Leisure / Commuting
Where do you live?
Kings Heath
Tell us about your bike(s)
Mountain Bike and Road Bike
About me
Recent immigrant to Brum, been riding a bike since I got a trike at 3 years old.
Once did London to Paris using a AA (A5 size) route map of France bought on the ferry as a guidebook

Keith Dodds's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Birmingham Cyclist to add comments!

Join Birmingham Cyclist

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Site Sponsors


Latest Activity

Rob replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"They could do a rolling road closure approach, that seems to be common on other events like Tour De…"
10 hours ago
Philip Whiteman replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"Ian, in answer to your question: A decision will be made by Worcestershire County Council's…"
21 hours ago
Robert Holland replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"Aboslutely spot on Robert!"
23 hours ago
Robert replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"The green routes can be very pleasant, but they suffer from poor social safety, particularly after…"
23 hours ago
Dave Cox replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"Making Birmingham a centre for cycle tourism is fully achievable. New St links us to most parts of…"
yesterday
Dave Cox replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"Excellent integrated transport.  I took my Brompton to Vancouver years ago and thoroughly…"
yesterday
Robert replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"I had noticed that Air France is running a series of adverts on RTÉ Radio 1 this year…"
yesterday
Robert Holland posted a discussion

City cycling - Vancouver have it about right

This video about joined up transport thinking and cycling in Vancouver should be a must-see for all…See More
Sunday
Robert replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
Saturday
David smart is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
Saturday
Doug replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
"This film shows plenty of cyclists, pedestrians walking and riding with trams and tram tracks. It…"
Friday
On Your Bike posted a discussion

January Sale - Up to 40% off bikes, e-bikes, 30% off all clothing and footwear

Lots of bargains to be had on bikes across all price ranges and styles plus 30% off all clothing…See More
Thursday
Hugh Willliams is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
Jan 9
LS updated an event

Edgbaston Tunnel Closure at Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Edgbaston

January 22, 2018 at 8am to March 30, 2018 at 4pm
Towpath widening works through the tunnel.Start and end dates have changed twice  (so far).See More
Jan 8
LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Closure is now 22nd January until 16th March again.  So it was going to take a week longer…"
Jan 8
LS replied to Ryan Stait's discussion Broad Street trams
"I've ridden the tram route from Stephenson Street to Colmore Row loads of times and will be…"
Jan 8

© 2018   Created by LS.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service