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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 John Pitcock Jul 13.

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 CKS May 31.

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.

14/11/16 Rea Valley Route Closed between Carltand Road and Dogpool Lane.
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14/11/16 Rea Valley Route closed between Carltand Road and Dogpool Lane by the Police.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Jones Nov 16, 2016.

 

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Robert Jones replied to UoB Smartmover's discussion Improvement of canal access at University station and related disruption
"Are they going to leave that stupid sign where it is in in the picture?"
Oct 4, 2016
Robert Jones replied to ARKrider's discussion New Bike Camera (Thoughts?)
"Where are you supposed to mount the camera? The rear view is not much good at the moment. Is it mounted on your handle bars at the moment?"
Sep 28, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Brian Bell's discussion Under cover cop bikers
"14 drivers receiving prosecution notices this week for close pass offences committed on our regions roads report CPMG"
Sep 27, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"I take your point Doug, but in my personal opinion the 20 MPH limits have not led to an increase of cyclists. Hopefully I will be proved wrong."
Sep 12, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Nick's discussion What has happened to the cycle revolution?
"Waste of money. 20 MPH limit is ignored. No help to cyclists."
Sep 11, 2016
Andrew replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley.
"Today I cycled by a traveller site on Hope Street between Bristol Road and Sherlock street, just inside the middleway. I go down that way to go between the Rea route and the canal basins."
Sep 11, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Cartland Road/Pineapple Road junction
"Would it be worth you getting along to the Stirchley Neighbourhood forum and raising the issue Sarah-Jane?"
Sep 7, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Robert's discussion Paris Set to Permanently Close to Motor Traffic Another Major Road
"I suspect that's a rhetorical question Robert."
Sep 7, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley.
"Found a great little video from last weekend which captures another startled cyclist https://t.co/kjxnqQmpik"
Sep 2, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley.
"Travellers left the park yesterday."
Aug 29, 2016
David replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley.
"So call the Ranger Patrol unit instead - that's their turf, and they've always come out to have a look when I've reported stuff. You have to go through BCC switchboard, and may have to leave a number. But basically say you want a…"
Aug 27, 2016
Robert Jones commented on Doug's photo
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"Is that known as a Tiger crossing?"
Aug 27, 2016
Robert Jones replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley.
"Yeah spent 30 mins waiting for 101 to be answered but Police aren't interested when travellers are concerned."
Aug 26, 2016
Savlona replied to Robert Jones's discussion Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park Stirchley.
"Oh dear - hopefully the police will be along to sort it out - did you report it?"
Aug 26, 2016
Robert Jones posted a discussion

Rea Valley Route NCN5 Hazelwell Park

Ride with care on the Rea Valley Route through Hazelwell Park Stirchley.The Park has loads of travellers in it.On my way home tonight I met a car driving towards me on the cycle path.Also lots of motorbikes whizzing around.See More
Aug 26, 2016
ARKrider replied to Robert Jones's discussion Another Taxi Post
"BBC van illegally parked in cycle lane, blind spot behind Royal Mail appropriately parked leaving space for cyclists (which is good) almost causes a cycle crash!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yYi4IdR-rQ"
Jul 30, 2016

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Stirchley
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ARKrider replied to David's discussion Julie's petition for Hagley Road cycle lanes
"Hagley road is like 6 lanes wide for a good odd mile at least. Then it narrows to 2 each way.…"
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ARKrider replied to David's discussion Julie's petition for Hagley Road cycle lanes
"Signed and shared. I don't even live/go that way, but if it means supporting safer cycling in…"
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ARKrider replied to Simon's discussion Bloody students ;-)
"I bet you he likely did not even stop for the Stop Sign there either. "
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Kim replied to Kim's discussion New pinch-points on Linden Road
"I rode past them again today.  Temporary traffic lights at the top of the hill meant no…"
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LS replied to LS's discussion Consultation - Longbridge Connectivity Local Growth Fund
"I'm not familiar with cycling to Longbridge but it looks like work has started on this…"
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Dave Cox replied to Kim's discussion New pinch-points on Linden Road
"This is the response I had via Twitter  I think Shivaji is following up on…"
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LS replied to LS's discussion BCC Consultations with a cycling element
"Proposed Improvements to Grand Union Canal access point at Lincoln Road, Acocks…"
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Robert replied to Kim's discussion New pinch-points on Linden Road
"I saw the Linden Road pinch points yesterday, thankfully whilst going down hill.   In the…"
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Tom H posted a discussion

Experienced cycle mechanic job available at BikeRight!

BikeRight! are looking for an experienced cycle mechanic, as Tom is moving on to manage the…See More
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Shivaji Shiva replied to Kim's discussion New pinch-points on Linden Road
"Agreed!   I am glad I am not alone on being concerned about this.  In my view it is an…"
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Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion The backlash begins
"To be fair it was allegedly one of the most heavily contaminated sites in Birmingham, it's…"
Aug 11
Robert replied to LS's discussion The backlash begins
"Funny you should mention the Battery site.   I've had a good view of it from the…"
Aug 10
Kim posted a discussion

New pinch-points on Linden Road

Who thought that was a good idea?It's a substantial gradient, the last thing cyclists need is more…See More
Aug 10
Andrew George replied to LS's discussion The backlash begins
"I'm afraid I very much doubt that any part of the A38 route will be ready by next spring, even…"
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