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Diamond Back for sale £30
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I have a colleague…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leon Lewis Sep 16, 2013.

Bike charities
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HiI've tried using the search facility. I'm after one of the charities in Birmingham that refurb old bikes to lend to people. Does anyone have a number or a link please?ThanksContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leon Lewis Sep 12, 2013.

Seems we have no right of way on the roads
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...according to one motorist it seems.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spoke Nov 20, 2013.

The future?
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Anyone seen this short video?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CKS Apr 1, 2013.

 

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Leon Lewis replied to John K's discussion Sunday Times. Texting while driving.
"A quick video campaign advert on the same subjecthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHixeIr_6BM "
Jun 10
Leon Lewis replied to david.cherry's discussion SkyRide 2014
"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…"
Jun 9
Leon Lewis replied to Rohini Cash's discussion How would you like to be paid to commute by bike?
"Bonus :-)"
Jun 9
Leon Lewis replied to Rohini Cash's discussion How would you like to be paid to commute by bike?
"I just realised that my calculations were based on miles and the French system was paying per Km Normal commute would mean £20 or £24  "
Jun 9
Leon Lewis replied to Rohini Cash's discussion How would you like to be paid to commute by bike?
"I like the idea, it would mean I could get paid £13 per week just for my commute - though I would probably take my longer route to raise that to £15 B-)"
Jun 9
Leon Lewis replied to Martin Brailsford's discussion Birmingham to Stratford via canal
"The mud starts just after the bridge on School Road, Yardley Wood, then there are patches all the way to Lady Lane."
May 19
Leon Lewis replied to Martin Brailsford's discussion Birmingham to Stratford via canal
"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…"
May 19
Leon Lewis might attend LS's event
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May 19
Leon Lewis replied to Surrinder Kumar's discussion No of Employees as % cycling at your place of work?
"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…"
Apr 8
Leon Lewis replied to H Jones's discussion Does anyone have local knowledge on Kings Heath?
"So it's you pushing up the property prices ;-) "
Feb 11
Leon Lewis replied to H Jones's discussion Does anyone have local knowledge on Kings Heath?
"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…"
Feb 11
Leon Lewis replied to John K's discussion 30 mins v 40 mins - how does your ride time compare with drive time?
"Yardley Wood to Longbridge  Bus - 1hr (inc walk to bus stop)  Car - 15-20mins Bike 25-35mins 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…"
Feb 7
Leon Lewis is attending LS's event
Dec 17, 2013
Spoke replied to Leon Lewis's discussion Seems we have no right of way on the roads
"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…"
Nov 20, 2013
CKS replied to Leon Lewis's discussion Seems we have no right of way on the roads
"If she does make any money out of it then it can be confiscated under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proceeds_of_Crime_Act_2002 "
Nov 20, 2013
Andy H replied to Leon Lewis's discussion Seems we have no right of way on the roads
"Jeffrey Archer has led a life of crime - not least the quality of his, ahem, literary contributions to the world - and he doesn't seem to be that hard up, does he?"
Nov 20, 2013

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do?
Canals, Tracks & Road
Where do you live?
Yardley Wood
Tell us about your bike(s)
None - just got stolen.
About me
Commuter and lesuire cyclist - would love to do more track and off roading

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At 12:34 on November 29, 2012, James Hepburn said…

Hey Leon, Just joined the group. Pretty cool eh?

At 16:14 on November 29, 2012, Leon Lewis said…

Cool stuff, I like it in here, lots of like minded folk.

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James Lee replied to Basil's discussion 100 cycling-related research papers (until 31st of August, 2014)
"On the subject of cyclists’ identities, with many bikes and many sets of clothing, a cyclist…"
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James Lee replied to Doug's discussion Work in progress >> A45 Coventry road Cycle path extension and link up to Sheldon ?
"Attention.   I was informed by Airport Security this morning the new stretch of roadway is…"
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David replied to Basil's discussion 100 cycling-related research papers (until 31st of August, 2014)
"Jones 2005 would be Phil Jones, social gepgrapher at Birmingham Uni. You'll be glad to know…"
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Luke Holland replied to Luke Holland's discussion Naughty taxis
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Steve Young replied to Luke Holland's discussion Naughty taxis
"15/07/2014 15:24 15/07/2014 15:46 Those extra exhaust fumes and noise really complement the Cafe…"
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Savlona replied to Basil's discussion 100 cycling-related research papers (until 31st of August, 2014)
"Thanks for this Basil - I found the article on cycling and identity by Rachel Aldred interesting,"
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Robert replied to Basil's discussion 100 cycling-related research papers (until 31st of August, 2014)
"Well I never.   You learn something new every day."
10 hours ago
Basil posted a discussion

100 cycling-related research papers (until 31st of August, 2014)

Nikki, of another parish, posted this elsewhere.  I feel it may be of interest.[quote]Taylor &…See More
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Doug replied to Doug's discussion Work in progress >> A45 Coventry road Cycle path extension and link up to Sheldon ?
"I think it will be ok for bikes - there will no doubt be a shikane barrier  to stop motorbikes…"
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Joe replied to Doug's discussion Work in progress >> A45 Coventry road Cycle path extension and link up to Sheldon ?
"That's good then Doug, fingers crossed it will be fit for bikes. That stretch that Midge is on…"
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Savlona commented on Steve Cooper's photo
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Me and me bike

"Oooh, did you enjoy it? Hubby did the Olympic distance that day, but I was eyeing up the fun…"
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Me and me bike

Taken after completing the City of Birmingham Triathlon (Fun distance).It's my slightly race…
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James Lee replied to Luke Holland's discussion Naughty taxis
"What's stickered on the bonnet of that white Ford Focus?"
19 hours ago
Robert replied to Iain's discussion Commuting under Spaghetti Junction - Is it safe?
"That probably means it is about to be resurfaced. "
20 hours ago

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