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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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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

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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 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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Rich22222 replied to John K's discussion A 5127 Lichfield Road
"Never mind the Erdington snobs. It takes me under half an hour to get from Harborne to Sutton using…"
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Richard Smith replied to John K's discussion A 5127 Lichfield Road
"No raw nerves here, John. Just the opinions of someone who has lived in Erdington for well over 20…"
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Doug replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"The Shropshire explorer audax today --  hard and brilliant so  Shropshire could…"
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John K replied to Philip Eddington's discussion Stolen Cube Pro 29er from Kingstanding this weekend
"will keep an eye out on my commute."
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John K replied to Simon's discussion How was your hurricane commute?
"Bottom bracket deep water near Kingstanding circle yesterday but missed the rain on me due to…"
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John K replied to John K's discussion A 5127 Lichfield Road
"Obviously touched a raw nerve there Richard, but lower car ownership means that people are more…"
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Basil replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"By the way, I see the flyover between Dartmouth Circus and Aston Cross is still closed.  Not…"
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Basil replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Lovely weather.  Took advantage of a tail breeze to ride from Bournville to Lichfield. …"
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Darren Cash replied to LS's discussion Cycle Revolution Consultations
"I took a detailed look at the A47 route last night. While I can understand the benefits of the off…"
14 hours ago
Simon replied to Basil's discussion Today's Commute
"You ought to get one of those new green jackets, Darren, I find that mine is so tight there…"
16 hours ago
Simon replied to Robert's discussion Eastside Metro Extension
"Like others - both routes mess up my commutes.  It's bad enough with all the faffing…"
16 hours ago
Robert replied to Robert's discussion Eastside Metro Extension
"Being able to rotate one's head through 360° (and more) comes in handy when riding a bike,…"
17 hours ago
Richard Smith replied to John K's discussion A 5127 Lichfield Road
"I think you might be surprised at "the income groups" in Erdington. Some people prefer…"
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James Lee replied to Robert's discussion Eastside Metro Extension
"Last night's subject on Coast to Coast am. Robert the Haunted Doll/ Open Lines Friday…"
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James Lee replied to Robert's discussion Eastside Metro Extension
"This is years old. It was back in the eighties before I was married and working at Lucas Gt King St…"
18 hours ago
John K replied to John K's discussion A 5127 Lichfield Road
"I think that once the volume of bikes grows, there will be pressure to improve/widen the lanes.…"
18 hours ago

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