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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 Matt Andrews's discussion Good training hill(s)?
"I was looking for some Sports Journals for our HND students this morning and came across this wonderful read ;-) http://www.jsc-journal.com/ojs/index.php?journal=JSC&page=article&op=view&path[]=182&path[]=309 Probably a bit more…"
Feb 5, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to John K's discussion Encouraging others to commute
"I'm hoping in a few weeks time I'll be back on my bike. I'm going to push a bit more at the College to support students and staff more - hopefully the weather won't get too bad so it will encourage some newbies. I've also…"
Feb 4, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to Doug's discussion Cycling investment - the neysayers who knock this show backward thinking
"I re-read it and I take it back (for this article at least) except for the link to the article "But concerns have been raised that the plan could actually add to congestion ." where the works stated are not because of cycle routes. The…"
Feb 4, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to Matt Andrews's discussion Good training hill(s)?
"James, you mention the route to Ludlow. Does your route include Clee Hill? That would be a good test, probably from Ludlow going East though."
Feb 3, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to John K's discussion Encouraging others to commute
"I'm currently off the bike too - but due to tendinitis/tennis elbow. Most people think I'm not cycling because of the weather :-)"
Feb 3, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to Doug's discussion Cycling investment - the neysayers who knock this show backward thinking
"The Evening Mail and Birmingham Post are now poorly written newspapers with items that show little or no research. The Post usually regurgitates stories that have already been in the Mail during the week."
Feb 2, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to Martin Daly's discussion A few questions if i may
"I commute from Yardley Wood to Longbridge and I've given up using the Stratford Canal up to the Kings Norton junction - it is poorly surfaced, very muddy and I found using Warstock Road (even though it is the worst surfaced road in Brum IMO)…"
Feb 1, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to James Avery's discussion Pavement Cycling Now Legal?
"I'm not surprised so many cyclists use the pavement. If cyclists were defined clearly as road users then it would be a problem. Instead, cyclists are directed on and off pavements, told to dismount, told to ride on the road, told to stop for…"
Feb 1, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to John K's discussion Encouraging others to commute
"I've managed to persuade a similar number (possibly more) over the past 3 years, which is quite gratifying. The college I work at offer good facilities for storage, showers and lockers, so they are onto a winner. Some even ride through the…"
Feb 1, 2016
Leon Lewis replied to Rich22222's discussion Longbridge Light Festival - and Rea Valley route
"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…"
Oct 14, 2014
Leon Lewis replied to Basil's discussion Today's Commute
"Windy again this morning especially the final bit as I turn onto the New Longbridge town Centre by the College - It will be full of Formula 1 cars looking for a cheap wind tunnel for testing soon."
Oct 13, 2014
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, 2014
Leon Lewis replied to ochib'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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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May 19, 2014

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

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

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

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

 
 
 

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Robert replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"It's possible my memory is faulty and it was a hub that got rejected, rather than a Brompton…"
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LS replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"Streetview is from 2010/2011 so perhaps the covered racks were installed in 2014 instead of a…"
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LS replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
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Simon replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
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Robert replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"There have been a number of reports of cyclists being thrown from their bikes in Manchester and…"
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Robert replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"The problem with doing anything other than everyone keeping left or everyone keeping right is…"
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Doug replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"I did not see any no cycling signs in Nottingham - by the tram tracks. Perhaps its just a question…"
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Andrew George replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"In keeping with that old advice, when I run along the canals (in most weeks I log more runs along…"
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Andrew George replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"I can only suppose, as Kim does, that a lot of overflow parking is done on the campus. All of the…"
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Robert Jones replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"I see Deliveroo guys every day riding along the Tram routes."
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Robert Jones replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"An old friend of mine once cycled straight over a fishing rod on the Birmingham to Worcester canal.…"
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Andrew George replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"I filled it in and pointed out that difficulties passing people going the other way, or…"
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Doug replied to ian robathan's discussion Complete waste on Colmore Row
"I was in Nottingham last week and there were cyclists riding along the tram route, no…"
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Kim replied to Andrew's discussion Survey on canal towpath usage from CRT
"Pedestrians could mostly step over poles, though, couldn't they?  I've never had an…"
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Kim replied to Robert's discussion University Station Cycle Parking
"I've infrequently seen bikes locked to the railings opposite the station.  But I assume…"
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University Station Cycle Parking

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