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Shakey replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"Fully open again last night although care needed in places as there  is a lot of loose gravel on the path. No sign of the new path and bridge nor any plant left on site so looks like those plans may have been abandoned "
Saturday
Shakey replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"I use it daily and see some shocking displays of bad cycling almost every day. Passing other cyclists is always a problem especially those who have ear phones in and can't hear you (or any other traffic) approaching. The same issue is equally…"
Wednesday
Shakey commented on Kim's photo
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Woodgate Valley tarmac

"Gritted is an understatement. Even after the recent torrential rain, it has a substantial covering of loose grit which whilst probably not too bad on a MTB, is not much fun on a 23c roadie."
Jun 7
Shakey replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Rode through this morning and quite impressed. No loose gravel and plenty of room to pass. Seems to be an issue with water ingress at the city end which may be preventing the completion of the surfacing"
May 30
Shakey replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"I'll check it out on my commute in the morning. What is the fascination with topping with loose gravel? Like riding on a sea of marbles!"
May 29
Shakey is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
May 17

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What sort of riding do you do?
Regular commuter and sportive rider
Where do you live?
Quinton
Tell us about your bike(s)
Commuter, road bike and MTB

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I will admit until this year I was sniffy about Audaxing, always thought Sportives were better and…See More
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ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"apart from TT ones, do they ban say tandems or recumbents then ? "
yesterday
Shakey replied to john butler's discussion Bourne brook pathway
"Fully open again last night although care needed in places as there  is a lot of loose gravel…"
Saturday
Kim replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"Or at least those whose bikes aren't arbitrarily banned..."
Saturday
Robert replied to Robert's discussion Carrera GTi
"£200 for a "bike" with a half sawn-through frame (amongst numerous other serious…"
Saturday
Andrew W replied to Robert's discussion Carrera GTi
"It’s currently advertised for sake on Facebook for £200 I’m quite tempted "
Friday
James G posted a discussion

Tacx Sirrius turbo trainer

Tack sirrius turbo trainer with adjustable resistance. Good condition and comes with front wheel…See More
Friday
ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"I think a closed road sportive can appeal to all, the London Ride is flat in many places but the…"
Friday
Philip Whiteman replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"I guess it depends.  If the event is attracting newbie cyclists to mass participation events…"
Friday
ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"Cheers Phil and as I thought the route could be and should be the commonwealth games one as well,…"
Friday
Philip Whiteman replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"The proposed route can be found in Appendix page 6 of the following…"
Friday
ian robathan replied to Robert's discussion Global Best Practice in Cycle Path Construction
"when I rode in and around Ghent in April and rode on those concrete surfaces the difference was…"
Friday
ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"well back on for the May 12th 2019…"
Friday

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