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City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Holland Jan 16.

WELLGO R125 MT11 PEDALS FOR SALE

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BRYTON RIDER 50
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Started this discussion. Last reply by GasPipeWarrior Jul 19, 2016.

Altura Airstream Overshoes For Sale
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Holland Jul 22, 2016.

Olympus Voice Recorder found in the road
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Holland Sep 2, 2015.

BONTRAGER AFFINITY 3 SADDLE (NEW) FOR SALE
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Holland Aug 20, 2013.

CATEYE VELO WIRELESS COMPUTER (USED) FOR SALE
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Holland Nov 13, 2012.

LOOK DELTA CLEATS NEW (2 PAIRS) FOR SALE
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Robert Holland commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"Watch out for the narrow gutter at the pavement end."
May 15
Robert Holland replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"This just arrived in my mail box suggests that there will be a 100mile closed road event in autumn 2018?"
Jan 31
Robert Holland replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"Aboslutely spot on Robert!"
Jan 16
Robert replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"The green routes can be very pleasant, but they suffer from poor social safety, particularly after dark. The tow paths also suffer from poor objective safety, both from the immediately adjacent water, and from a range of obstacles such as recently…"
Jan 16
Dave Cox replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"Making Birmingham a centre for cycle tourism is fully achievable. New St links us to most parts of the country and as Roy Watson has shown with the Greenways of Birmingham Map there are plenty of leisure routes out of the City. But then you find all…"
Jan 15
Dave Cox replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"Excellent integrated transport.  I took my Brompton to Vancouver years ago and thoroughly enjoyed exploring the City. From downtown to Univ of British Columbia (fabulous anthropology museum BTW) you had a choice of a scenic coastal route or a…"
Jan 15
Robert replied to Robert Holland's discussion City cycling - Vancouver have it about right
"I had noticed that Air France is running a series of adverts on RTÉ Radio 1 this year suggesting (amongst other things) flying to Vancouver for a cycling holiday. This video explains why. Wouldn't it be nice if Birmingham became a place…"
Jan 15
Robert Holland posted a discussion

City cycling - Vancouver have it about right

This video about joined up transport thinking and cycling in Vancouver should be a must-see for all Birmingham councillors, the WMCA Mayor and anyone involved in transport in the region.Having cycled around Vancouver I can tesify to how pleasant it is to move around that city. And get this, you can take your bike on a bus.....See More
Jan 14
Robert Holland posted a discussion

Continental Gatorskin Hardshell Tyres: 23mm x 700C

Pair of brand new road tyres.£20.00 ONO the pair.Collect from Harborne.See More
Oct 23, 2017

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What sort of riding do you do?
Leisure. Recently rode Caen to Nice. Great adventure
Where do you live?
Harborne
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Trek road bike

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Tom H commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"they are tighter, you can see from the concreting underneath that they are significantly wider than…"
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On Your Bike replied to doug salmon's discussion On Your Bike
"No problem. Any time."
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Andrew W commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"I think they are a lot tighter now.  Almost had a clipless moment going South yesterday. …"
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Ryan Stait replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"Few new lane markings on Bristol St/Belgrave Middleway junction when I came out of town this…"
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Kim replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"This is a problem with shared paths generally.  The signs and markings are generally…"
yesterday
LS replied to Chad's discussion GU Canal (Tyseley)
"I cycled the Cole Valley route to work for 13 years which included the short stretch of canal at…"
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Chad replied to Chad's discussion GU Canal (Tyseley)
"I have cycled this route for nigh on 20 years and it is only since the upgrade that I have ever…"
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HSBC Let's Ride Birmingham at Route to be confirmed

June 10, 2018 from 9am to 4pm
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HSBC Let's Ride Birmingham at Route to be confirmed

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Andrew Walsh replied to Chad's discussion GU Canal (Tyseley)
"Last Friday afternoon (18th May) I came across another cyclist on that same stretch of canal who…"
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Chad posted a discussion

GU Canal (Tyseley)

Now that the weather has turned in their favour, it would appear the locals are back out…See More
Tuesday
Andrew Walsh is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
Monday
ARKrider replied to LS's discussion A38 Work to start end of February
"Any updates/photos on the new cycle highway? Not living in Birmingham anymore sad to say so I have…"
Monday
ARKrider replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"I would not of minded either way. If they did keep it as a shared cycle path, the pedestrian…"
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James G replied to James G's discussion Cheap but good tyres, £6 per pair
"Hi, yes all still available."
Monday
Andrew W replied to James G's discussion Cheap but good tyres, £6 per pair
"Do you still have the 28s?"
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