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Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking
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Is there any good secure indoor cycle parking near the courts please?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard D Nov 24, 2017.

Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane
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Could someone from BCC or Push Bikes raise this issue please.The smalll housing development shown on the map runs right next to a small stretch of the Rea Valley route.During construction would it be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Jones Nov 16, 2017.

Scooters / Mopeds / Motorbikes in Bicycle Lanes
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We don't have much dedicated segregated bicycle infrastructure but the small bit at the top of Hurst Street is well used.I've noticed it's also well used by scooters, mopeds and motorbikes. In…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Oct 2, 2017.

Bikes in Supermarkets
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I don't suppose there are any supermarkets you can take your bike in are there?I've taken my bike in to the co-op in Stirchley before. It's a large store and usually pretty quiet.I only usually want…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Jones Jun 29, 2017.

 

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Robert Jones commented on LS's photo
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NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"I find them easy enough to see in the dark there seems sufficient light from the street lamps and solar studs. Anyone not familiar with the route could come down that hill at speed and realise too late that they need to stop and end up in the road,…"
Feb 4
Robert Jones replied to Andrew W's discussion Muggings on NCN5
"I went through there at 19:30 yesterday and all the crazy British Military Fitness guys were running around. Sometimes it's not the quiet deserted park you expect. With the floodlight tennis courts now it's also busier in the winter than…"
Feb 2
Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Some signs spotted today."
Jan 3
Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Widening
"Let’s be honest it’s likely to suffer the same problems as the University Station steps installation."
Dec 20, 2017
Richard D replied to Robert Jones's discussion Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking
"Often occupied. I swear Apple's autocorrect will be the trigger for WWIII one day."
Nov 24, 2017
Jason Davies replied to Robert Jones's discussion Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking
"Otter occupied by a bike Richard? Sounds painful lol. Original post reminded me of something that happened to me when I used to work at the magistrates court. I wasn't allowed to take my bike in :( so I had to leave it locked to the bike stands…"
Nov 21, 2017
Richard D replied to Robert Jones's discussion Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking
"Otter occupied by a bike with no back wheel/no saddle. I'd trust them about as far as I'd trust a Tory Chancellor."
Nov 21, 2017
Andrew W replied to Robert Jones's discussion Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking
"Sheffield stands outside Snow and Rock.  Not exactly next door though"
Nov 19, 2017
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, 2017
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking
"Ok so where’s the best on street parking please."
Nov 18, 2017
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane
"This housing development is going ahead. They’ve started work on clearing the site. Planning Application is 2017/05884/PA. Looking at the plans they have decided to ignore the chance to improve that small bit of the Rea Valley Route. Can I do…"
Nov 16, 2017
Robert Jones replied to BEN H's discussion Big Birmingham Bikes on Ebay
Nov 14, 2017
Robert Jones posted a discussion

Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking

Is there any good secure indoor cycle parking near the courts please?
Nov 13, 2017
Robert Jones commented on Steve Cooper's video
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15 minutes - a commuting tale (I swear again)

"I can’t work out if Steve is very brave or very mad, however he has my respect. I wouldn’t ride on the A45."
Nov 13, 2017
Robert Jones replied to Carol's discussion cars parked on cycle paths
"Bristol Road shared use cycle path/ car park."
Nov 3, 2017
Robert Jones replied to Carol's discussion cars parked on cycle paths
"I’m fed up with taxis parking on the crossing by the Hippodrome."
Oct 25, 2017

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Commuting
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Stirchley
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Marin Pallisades Trail

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ARKrider replied to LS's discussion A38 Work to start end of February
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ARKrider replied to John Pitcock's discussion QE road - conflicting signs: are cycles allowed?
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