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"Punishment pass"
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In a few years of commuting by bike in Brum, I had my first "punishment pass" on Tuesday night. I was crossing Bradford Street on Birchall Street. (As discussed in another thread, I have stopped…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Jun 15.

Gooch Street
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Can anyone let me know who might be a good person to write to/email/complain to about the complete lack of any parking enforcement ever in Gooch Street? It's like the wild west there with seemingly…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Nov 24, 2016.

Birmingham council are a joke.
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I want to care about cycling infrastructure, but it just seems here in Birmingham that it is a futile exercise. I despair at the wasted money and opportunities over the last year or two. Even with an…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Jones Apr 30, 2016.

Sustrans Bike Life Report.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by LS Nov 14.

 

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Matt replied to Robert Jones's discussion Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking
"Are you looking for something permanent or a one off? There isn’t much around there I’m afraid. I can’t think of anything indoors, and for on street, there are some spots outside Tesco and also outside Boston Tea Party (next to the…"
Nov 19
LS replied to Matt's discussion Sustrans Bike Life Report.
"2017 report is now available https://www.sustrans.org.uk/bikelifebirmingham"
Nov 14
Matt replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"What Simon said! New canal street might suffer from the tram and HS2, and that is a worry, but for now it is all good. There are routes back through digbeth that are very main road based, and others that are more back streets and quieter. You can…"
Oct 29
Matt replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"It certainly is ridiculous that it takes 4 pages of discussion from what are obviously pretty committed birmingham cyclists to find a route into the city centre. I don’t like it when people knock birmingham cos I’m proud of the city I…"
Oct 29
Matt replied to Hanah's discussion Metro construction around Victoria Square
"Hanah, I cycle from Moseley to right by the children’s hospital every day. The route I take would be easy to add on the last bit and go passed the Weslyian and down Colmore row. From Moseley I turn down Park road, onto Mary street and pick up…"
Oct 27

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What sort of riding do you do?
Mainly commuting
Where do you live?
Moseley
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Single speed

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Ride the Reservoir 2018 at King Edward VI Five Ways School, Scotland Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, B32 4BT

March 18, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
Our 75km hilly cycle is a pleasure sportive designed to ease keen cyclists into the new season and…See More
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ian robathan commented on Lucy Watkins's event 'Ride the Reservoir 2018'
"very good ride for a early leg warmer !! and for anyone looking to do Velo and need training on…"
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Ride the Reservoir 2018 at King Edward VI Five Ways School, Scotland Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, B32 4BT

March 18, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
Our 75km hilly cycle is a pleasure sportive designed to ease keen cyclists into the new season and…See More
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Sunday afternoon in Highbury Park.In shorts!
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In Yardley
Sunday
Kim replied to LS's discussion Hurst Street Cycle Superhighway
"AIUI a sloped kerb is preferred for this reason.  Presumably there's a critical angle…"
Saturday
JRA replied to LS's discussion Hurst Street Cycle Superhighway
"North of this- on ?Hill Street there is a contraflow cycle lane with a 3-4 inch raised seperator…"
Saturday
Steve Cooper posted a video

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Snow Vs GoPro
Friday
LS replied to LS's discussion Hurst Street Cycle Superhighway
"Details are…"
Thursday
ian robathan replied to LS's discussion Ladywell Walk Cycle Superhighway
"sure but any signs that there will be one ?"
Thursday
Steve replied to LS's discussion Ladywell Walk Cycle Superhighway
"What happens at either end of this short highway?"
Thursday
LS replied to LS's discussion Ladywell Walk Cycle Superhighway
"It's not finished Ian :-)"
Thursday
ian robathan replied to LS's discussion Ladywell Walk Cycle Superhighway
"well it is something I suppose but no hard segregation ? "
Thursday
Kim replied to LS's discussion Ladywell Walk Cycle Superhighway
"Needs more vans and broken glass.  :)"
Dec 6
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