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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

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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 mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"I pedalled into town yesterday to check out the vegan festival.   The poor provision of…"
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Robert replied to Robert Jones's discussion Local Elections 2016
"Heh - you beat me to it.   I was just about to post the exact same.   Labour do…"
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Local Elections 2016

I've had lots of Election material through my door this year. The Labour party seem to be making…See More
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"look on the bright side at least we are getting a Marathon. "
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Matt replied to Matt's discussion Birmingham council are a joke.
"Ladypool road now has painting cycle logos now. The idea that that is a quiet parallel route to…"
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JRA replied to david.cherry's discussion No Sky ride for Birmingham this year
"I had to cycle across the city centre and down Broad Street to a work meeting on Wed evening rush…"
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Gareth replied to Matt's discussion Birmingham council are a joke.
"I asked my local MP (Gisela Stuart) if she wanted to join me for just one commute so she could see…"
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LS posted an event
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April Critical Mass at Behind Rackhams, edge of St Phillips Cathedral

April 29, 2016 from 6pm to 10pm
We meet; we chat and and admire each others bikes; we ride around town at a leisurely pace,…See More
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Andi Smith replied to david.cherry's discussion No Sky ride for Birmingham this year
"This is a really interesting point. There is the very real (and somewhat tragic) possibility that…"
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Richard Smith replied to david.cherry's discussion No Sky ride for Birmingham this year
"I encountered 3 people cycling on the pavement on Broad Street in the space of 5 minutes today (one…"
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Stephen Sanders replied to david.cherry's discussion No Sky ride for Birmingham this year
"The city's inability to stage a cycle event is even more galling given the announcement of the…"
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MartinW is attending Rich22222's event

Big Vintage Ride 2016 at St Paul's Square, Jewellery Quarter

July 24, 2016 from 1pm to 7pm
Due to popular demand, it's back!It's that time of the year when we do That Thing where everyone…See More
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LS replied to john bennett's discussion cyclists dismount sign
"Where are the remount signs?"
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