"Just to note: As you come off the Rea Valley route on Tessall Lane. Turn left and then a right and cycle through the Austin Social Club car park - much quicker and quieter than turning towards the Bristol Rd (A38) to get to the college/Longbridge…"
"Have you ever tried to park your cycle in the Bullring car parks? I ended up taking my bike in a lift and walking it through the shopping centre as there weren't any bike stands in the car park - every security guard in the shopping centre…"
"I walked up to the Bluebell from Yardley Wood and some bits were very rutted and others very muddy - sadly this stretch will not get any funding to improve the tow path.
At least there are still some good pubs on route - though the Bulls Head…"
"I think we have approx 300 employees at Bournville College, there is a regular group of 8-10 cyclists and then perhaps add another 10 fair weather crew too!
I've been trying to improve it for the last 2 years.
We do get about 30 students…"
"Never ever seen the attraction to living on the roads off the HIgh St in King's Heath. Crammed together, poor parking. The High St has been gone down hill over the last ten years, traffic is terrible.
I agree with folk that Stirchley…"
"Yardley Wood to Longbridge
Bus - 1hr (inc walk to bus stop)
Car - 15-20mins
I feel more with it on days that I cycle, though recently, like most of us, started to lose the will to live for a dry cycle. I tend to stick to…"
"Fair enough, if that's really the case.
As far as I'm concerned a stiffer punishment would have been in order but I seem to think that in almost 100% of all sentences I hear about in the news, not just those involving motorists. The…"