Cycling in and around Birmingham England
Hi all,I'm on the lookout for a road bike for my partner. She is about 5'4" and wants a road bike, specifically with drop handlebars. Just thought I would see if anyone on here was considering…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Rohini Cash Apr 10.
I've got a charity ride, the Warwick 100, coming up and in preparation for it I thought I'd head out today and do a few miles. I came up with a route heading from south Birmingham to Statford-upon-avon, then heading west to Worcester before heading northeast back to Birmingham.
I found it to be a really good route and would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice day out. It turned out to be 72 miles, taking 4 hours and 18 minutes. The only advisory notices that I would give…Continue
Posted on April 1, 2012 at 19:24
Hi, having taking part in the Warwick 100 earlier this year I am considering doing the London to Paris ride next year (I was ready for it this year as I've only just bought my new bike) for a children's charity. There's a fundraising target of £1400 but the registration fee is only £99.
I'm just wondering if any of you have done this ride before and if so how did you find the fundraising? I'm considering doing it with a couple of friends and having spoken to the charity it is…Continue
Posted on September 6, 2011 at 13:32 — 3 Comments
Hi all, I'm new to Birmingham Cyclist although I'm not new to cycling in Birmingham.
I've had a cheap road bike which has served me well so far, I bought some new wheels and gears after about 600 miles as the others were a little worn. Since then it's given me another 1100 miles and seems to be going strong. I'm upgrading because I want something faster, lighter and more agile.
I've gone for a Trek 2.5 compact, I test rode it and it was more than what I was…Continue
Posted on August 25, 2011 at 8:09 — 2 Comments