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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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, 2014
Leon Lewis replied to Rohini Cash's discussion How would you like to be paid to commute by bike?
"Bonus :-)"
Jun 9, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014

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 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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Simon replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Cheers chaps I have just done my first "proper" ride of the year .Six miles round Witton…"
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LS replied to Robert's discussion Wanted for Assault (NCN5, City Centre)
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Robert replied to Robert's discussion Wanted for Assault (NCN5, City Centre)
"I was wondering what the black object strapped to his waist might be. I'm not sure which steps…"
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February 28, 2016 from 10:45am to 3pm
Meet at Kings Norton Railway Station car park at 10.30 for a 10.45 am start. Total ride distance of…See More
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LS replied to Robert's discussion Wanted for Assault (NCN5, City Centre)
"Is that a walkie talkie on his side? Could be a bouncer nearby? Is it the steps with the bike ramp…"
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Robert posted a discussion

Wanted for Assault (NCN5, City Centre)

At 4.40pm on Sunday 24 January a couple of my friends were assaulted on Station Street in the city…See More
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Tom H replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"Although i see this morning that BCR may have been in touch, as a "Cyclist Dismount and use…"
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John K replied to Robert's discussion Car Sick
"Excellent ! "
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John Pitcock replied to Robert's discussion Car Sick
"See the effect of wind on a cycle…"
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John K replied to Robert's discussion Car Sick
"What is interesting is that people always talk about how flat Copenhagen and Denmark is - but that…"
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Dan replied to Robert's discussion Car Sick
"That's an amazing statement..motoring in Copenhagen is largely unnecessary!! It clearly is…"
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ARKrider replied to ARKrider's discussion Get A Kick Scooter (Safer!)
"I looked it up in the legal and laws bit about kick scooter being used on pavements in the UK.…"
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Paul Balfe replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
" YEP GET WELL SOON "
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Dave Cox replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Great to see you back on your bike Simon keep it up and let's hope you get your old fitness…"
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Simon replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Today my bike took me from in front of my garden, about 100 yds down the road, U turn, back to my…"
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Tom H replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Hurst Street
"Sorry but I think this is a massive over-reaction. I used the cycle lane the wrong way with another…"
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