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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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Robert Jones replied to BEN H's discussion Big Birmingham Bikes on Ebay
Nov 14
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Birmingham Crown Court / Magistrates Court Parking

Is there any good secure indoor cycle parking near the courts please?
Nov 13
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
Robert Jones replied to Carol's discussion cars parked on cycle paths
"Bristol Road shared use cycle path/ car park."
Nov 3
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
Robert Jones replied to Maya CycleHack's discussion London Midland CycleHack Challenge | Monday 30th October 2017
"The company taking over from London Midland are Dutch so maybe things will improve."
Oct 19
Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion Cyclist hit by lorry on Sherlock Street NCN5
"I cycled past just as the air ambulance was coming in to land.  Made me feel quite sick just being near the scene. The painted white lines and painted bicycles on the road don't seem to have offered much protection to the cyclist, I wonder…"
Sep 18
John Pitcock replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane
"The plans are for the Mayfield Road access to be for peds and cyclists only. The end of Ivy Road is a private road - it was opened 15 years ago when the new houses were built. There already is an access to Pershore Road opposite Ashtree Road -…"
Aug 24
Ross A replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane
"The new roads here should be very quiet; quiet enough for little kids on their stabilizers to ride without fear.  I doubt that even the Dutch would segregate cycles from motors here.  So yes, segregated from peds (as the RVR needs to be…"
Aug 23

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ian robathan replied to LS's discussion Ladywell Walk Cycle Superhighway
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