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Birmingham Bamboo Bike
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 I've seen these on the internet but actually saw one in the wild today (on closer inspection I think it's a bamboo clad frame rather than solid wood…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lee May 7, 2015.

New A45 Hatchford Brook\Harvester Path.
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 Re: the new Hatchford Brook park path from next to the Harvester (nee Arden Oak) pub. Well it starts well then just finishes round the corner by the bridge (and theres still the sharp (muddy)…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LS Aug 20, 2014.

Flexi Ties
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 Not sure about their long term durabilty but these Poundshop (well, 99p Store tbh) flexi ties offer some interesting rack solutions. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Apr 27, 2014.

Charity Shop Vintage Raleighs
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 There's two vintage Raleigh Caprice(?)* sit up and beg type bikes in the Sense charity shop at The Yew Tree, Church Rd, B25 8UN if you're into that sort of thing. Shop assistant says they're just…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by CKS Oct 24, 2013.

 

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Midge D replied to On Your Bike's discussion On Your Bike Ebay page.
"is there a link please?"
Mar 13
Midge D replied to Laura's discussion Cycle/cyclist friendly venues
"Berry's Cafe (on Newlands Bishop Farm) out by Catherine De Barnes is nice, it's ran by/for people with learning disabilities. There's a cafe and also a farm with various livestock. Some nice country cycling around there…"
Sep 23, 2017
Midge D replied to khalid's discussion Birmingham Tram
"They make a nice bike stand... though"
Dec 7, 2015
LS replied to Midge D's discussion The Fiddle & Boneshaker
Nov 23, 2015
Midge D replied to Dominic's discussion Lights
"Yep, plenty of ppl who don't. those Cree type lights are particually bad for dazzling."
Nov 5, 2015
Midge D updated their profile
Sep 14, 2015
Midge D replied to Andy Wood's discussion Birmingham BikeFest
" I think they could have made it a bit more clear that bikes wouldn't be allowed on site. As for the racks (when I found them), I believe they're the type to hang road bikes from at sportif type events. they certainly weren't…"
Sep 14, 2015
Midge D replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Robert!, I hired Buster for my Newtown to Aberystwyth ride, he ceratinly gets about a bit. Is he fit and well now, last time out on him I managed to break the folding clip thing on the front fork"
Jul 12, 2015
Midge D replied to Midge D's discussion New Bike Workshop In Moseley
"What sort of place is it?  is it just repairs\servicing or does he do sales too , is it similar to Bike Pro, or Sprockets or The Bike Foundry?"
May 25, 2015
CKS replied to Midge D's discussion New Bike Workshop In Moseley
"Moseley Mechanix have now moved to the shop formerly occupied by road-rage thugs 'Weird and Wonderful'.  Ironic?"
May 25, 2015
Midge D replied to Midge D's discussion The Fiddle & Boneshaker
"Yep, re-opened a few weeks ago, there's about five Sheffield stands in the car park, access via the canal towpath. Apart from a paint job and some new woodwork it's hardly changed at all, reasonable priced beer too for where it is."
May 18, 2015
LS replied to Midge D's discussion The Fiddle & Boneshaker
"The bike hub was proposed for the round house next door."
May 18, 2015
CKS replied to Midge D's discussion The Fiddle & Boneshaker
"Seems like this place has re-opened after a 12 year gap.  http://livebrum.co.uk/venues/fiddle-and-bone"
May 18, 2015
James Lee replied to Midge D's discussion Birmingham Bamboo Bike
May 7, 2015
Midge D replied to Midge D's discussion Birmingham Bamboo Bike
"I've just added another picture, having looked at the BBC website it could well be one of theirs, It's they're a lot 'straighter' than I'd imagine a bambbo bike to be."
May 7, 2015
James Russell replied to Midge D's discussion Birmingham Bamboo Bike
"What makes you think it was only bamboo clad? Looks like it is a Bamboo Bicycle Club job to me. Met someone on a train whose husband had done this. How did I know? The bamboo bicycle in the racks. Problem is that the amateur jobs never look as good…"
May 7, 2015

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What sort of riding do you do?
Casual
Where do you live?
Sheldon
Tell us about your bike(s)
1x MTB 1x Pub Bike 1X Beachcruiser 1X SS 1X BMX
About me
Fair weather cyclist and gadabout Birmingham

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