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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 Apr 17.

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 replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It was still closed late yesterday evening. "
2 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"Quite a big team working on the A38 / Belgrave Middleway junction at 11:30 pm last night."
Apr 26
Robert Jones replied to thesneak's discussion City centre cycle routes
"Agreed the lights are phased so you can go where you like. Most cyclists do go up Hill Street. Let's be careful out there."
Apr 26
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route Stirchley Fordhouse Lane
"Is there any hope of getting anyone from BCC to get involved in this? Any ideas anyone. It's really ramping up now."
Apr 17
Robert Jones replied to Mortus Diablo's discussion Dangerous drivers thread
"Is there a description of the car involved in the incident in Stirchley when the cyclist was stabbed?"
Mar 31
Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"This over run is now surpassing even my pessimistic expectations."
Mar 19
Robert Jones replied to Andrew W's discussion Muggings on NCN5
"I male arrested this morning."
Mar 1
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

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Stirchley
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Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It was still closed late yesterday evening. "
2 hours ago
Andrew Walsh replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Hi all Is it open now?  I thought people were planning a party or something to celebrate, if…"
2 hours ago
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…"
yesterday
On Your Bike replied to doug salmon's discussion On Your Bike
"No problem. Any time."
yesterday
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. …"
yesterday
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…"
Wednesday
Kim replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"This is a problem with shared paths generally.  The signs and markings are generally…"
Wednesday
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…"
Wednesday
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…"
Wednesday
James Russell might attend LS's event
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HSBC Let's Ride Birmingham at Route to be confirmed

June 10, 2018 from 9am to 4pm
What used to be called SkyRide / BikeFest / City RideSee More
Tuesday
Dave Cox is attending LS's event
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HSBC Let's Ride Birmingham at Route to be confirmed

June 10, 2018 from 9am to 4pm
What used to be called SkyRide / BikeFest / City RideSee More
Tuesday
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…"
Tuesday
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…"
Monday

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