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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 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
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
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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Bike Lounge May at Hare and Hounds

May 20, 2014 from 7:30pm to 11pm
Bike Lounge returns.See More
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

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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CKS replied to Andy White's discussion Peugeot Commuter/Winter Bike for sale
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Andy White posted a discussion

Peugeot Commuter/Winter Bike for sale

This bike has been maintained in very good working order and all parts function flaewlessly. …See More
15 minutes ago
Robert replied to Steve Young's discussion Green Travel Districts
"The future: "
39 minutes ago
Kim replied to Denis Murphy's discussion Policing and Crime Priorities Survey - last chance to have your say (31 Oct !)
"What a strange survey.  I, as a random member of the public, have no idea about the rates of…"
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Nick Wattison updated an event
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Nick Wattison of Cycle Birmingham (Push Bikes) at Ride to The Anchor Inn at Caunsall near Stourbridge.

November 9, 2014 from 10:30am to 4:30pm
Ride to The Anchor Inn at Caunsall near Stourbridge. Meet at Kings Norton Railway Station car park…See More
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Rich22222 replied to Steve Young's discussion Green Travel Districts
"I wouldn't worry, their wheels appear to be made of brick "
2 hours ago
CKS replied to Steve Young's discussion Green Travel Districts
"That BMW looks like its going to hit one of the cyclists.  "
2 hours ago
Tom H replied to Steve Young's discussion Green Travel Districts
"Stakeholders are anyone with an interest in the venture, so in the context of Kings Heath high st,…"
2 hours ago
David replied to Steve Young's discussion Green Travel Districts
"This represent quite an improvement for KHHS: the pavement is in good repair, there are more trees…"
3 hours ago
James Lee replied to Steve Young's discussion Green Travel Districts
"Cyclists aren't limited to the distance they can travel. "
7 hours ago
Andrew George replied to Denis Murphy's discussion Policing and Crime Priorities Survey - last chance to have your say (31 Oct !)
"Thanks. I've passed it on to my housemates, too."
13 hours ago
LS updated an event
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Cycle Forum November at Birmingham and Midland Institute

November 6, 2014 from 5:30pm to 8pm
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUERSVP as attending/might attend to receive updates about this event.On…See More
15 hours ago
Doug replied to Denis Murphy's discussion Policing and Crime Priorities Survey - last chance to have your say (31 Oct !)
"thanks"
19 hours ago
John K replied to John K's discussion A 5127 Lichfield Road
"went home via Erdington tonight and it was less hilly but loads more difficult in terms of traffic…"
19 hours ago
Rohini Cash replied to Steve Young's discussion Green Travel Districts
"I laughed when I read 'Soho Road retail area'. I grew up around there and loved it but it…"
21 hours ago

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