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Kingstanding Circle
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I've received an email below and wondered what your thoughts are:-"I've been approached by a consultant working for the council on how Kingstanding circle could be improved for cyclists. I know the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Mar 7, 2016.

 

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Apr 19, 2016
Kim commented on Matt Hinkley's event 'The Shenstone Audaxes'
"Agreed about the trains. It's ECE-able, but the ride across Birmingham is unpleasant, even on a Sunday. Last time I entered one I DNSed due to injury but went and rode the route when the trains were running later in the week. Academic for me…"
Apr 14, 2016
Simon commented on Matt Hinkley's event 'The Shenstone Audaxes'
"As always, the problem with these great rides is getting to the start as the trains don't start running on time, I hate using my bike as an excuse to use the car, and I'm too knackered to ride there at the mo, but will try and make it and…"
Apr 14, 2016
Simon might attend Matt Hinkley's event

The Shenstone Audaxes at Richard Cooper Room, Shenstone.

May 8, 2016 from 8am to 7pm
Sunday 8th May 50k, 100k, 160k, 200k. All start from the Clubroom in Shenstone http://www.nbctc.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6&Itemid=110See More
Apr 14, 2016
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The Shenstone Audaxes at Richard Cooper Room, Shenstone.

May 8, 2016 from 8am to 7pm
Sunday 8th May 50k, 100k, 160k, 200k. All start from the Clubroom in Shenstone http://www.nbctc.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6&Itemid=110See More
Apr 14, 2016
Robert replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"Don't forget that on a proper Dutch roundabout you travel in the shortest direction to your destination, be that clockwise or anti-clockwise, so it can be quicker than a the British arrangement.   And it's certainly a lot safer;…"
Mar 7, 2016
Simon replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"Looking at the aerial view there is an obvious 'outer-circle' for three quarters of the circumference that might make a nice alternative for cyclists.  But it'll never happen as it would require around nine pelicans, which given…"
Mar 7, 2016
Doug replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"On face value the aerial photo suggests a design that attributes 100 % of road space and 100 % of priority to vehicles. It  looks like there is lots of space.  In my experience  larger roundabouts …"
Mar 6, 2016
Richard D replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"My solution to tackling Kinstanding Circle by bike is to avoid it altogether. Too many chances to be taken out by the ignorant and unwary. Paint some extra lines on the pavement and I'll STILL avoid it like the plague. Because I don't see…"
Mar 5, 2016
Dave Cox is attending Matt Hinkley's event

Cycle Jumble at Erdington Methodist Church Hall

March 5, 2016 from 10am to 1pm
The next cycle jumble at ERDINGTON METHODIST CHURCH HALL is on Sat 5 MARCH 2016 at 10am. Entry just £1. Popular event. All tables sold. Lots of new and old parts/frames/wheels - vintage,retro, modern etc Refreshments available.For more info contact:  email: amreadman(at)gmail.comSee More
Mar 4, 2016
Paul Sheard is attending Matt Hinkley's event

Cycle Jumble at Erdington Methodist Church Hall

March 5, 2016 from 10am to 1pm
The next cycle jumble at ERDINGTON METHODIST CHURCH HALL is on Sat 5 MARCH 2016 at 10am. Entry just £1. Popular event. All tables sold. Lots of new and old parts/frames/wheels - vintage,retro, modern etc Refreshments available.For more info contact:  email: amreadman(at)gmail.comSee More
Feb 21, 2016
John K replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"We will have to change their minds. If we can convince them we can convince anyone."
Feb 7, 2016
LS replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
Feb 6, 2016
LS replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"The local councillors there are anti-cycling unless it's on tow paths or in parks. The money would be better spent where it's appreciated."
Feb 6, 2016
Matt Hinkley replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"I've sent him an email with a link to this discussion."
Feb 6, 2016
Robert replied to Matt Hinkley's discussion Kingstanding Circle
"Exactly, yet these have been built in the UK as "cycling infrastructure", because they are "Dutch".   The Dutch are more than happy to sell the design to us, used appropriately or inappropriately.   Not…"
Feb 6, 2016

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