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Wanted: frame or bike for 24" wheels

After a small lightweight frame. Can either be an MTB frame or a road frame, either is fine. Frame & Forks only or with parts. Also both fine.Ideally either Reynolds tubing or Aluminium.…Continue

Started Feb 21, 2012

Free: Very large carboard bike box

Big Sturdy carboard bike box up for offer. Useful if you need to post a complete bike, get one on a plane or just need the board for breakdancing. Collect from B13Roughly  6' x 4'Continue

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Started Aug 20, 2011

 

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Latest Activity

Shamim replied to Jonathan Shaw's discussion Carrera Subway 1
"do you still have this?"
Oct 3, 2013
Shamim replied to Edward Bradley's discussion STOLEN ALEC BIRD
"Was the stand damaged?"
Jul 26, 2013
Shamim replied to andre krikke's discussion dutch bikes retailers, repairers
"Ladypool cycles used to maintain stock of components for older bikes, steel mudguards, rod brakes, various hub gears etc.. But this was the previous chap who ran it. Arthur, who is now old, senile and retired. He still pops into the…"
Jul 6, 2013
Shamim replied to Marion R's discussion Which bike for a petite woman?
"700c wheels are a no no for anyone under 5'7" in my opinion.  Go 650c or mtb 26", if you are really petite I would not write off 24" Getting a bike that fits will massively aid in handling and efficiency. It will also…"
Jun 27, 2013
Shamim replied to LS's discussion Bromford Drive Cycle Track
"where is this even?"
Jun 12, 2013
Shamim replied to Seth Wrigglesworth's discussion Some advice sought
"For commuting length distances I never bother with any special clothing. A hooded jacket with a baseball cap underneath to keep the rain of my specs. Gloves if its cold. Then ride like the wind! Of course if there is a downpour you get soaked. If…"
Jun 5, 2013
Shamim replied to LS's discussion 3000 bike spaces at Birmingham New Street Station?
"If you look at the QE hospital you can easily see that a quantity of thousands is actually very realistic in terms of demand, even if it is Birmingham! The number of racks at QE is very generous in comparison to every other Public Building in…"
Apr 23, 2013
Shamim replied to John K's discussion Has The Daily Mail become The Guardian ?
Apr 25, 2012
Shamim replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Women's cycling clothing
"By cycle wear I meant general stuff, not pro kits. And by history I meant european history. "
Mar 30, 2012
Shamim replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Women's cycling clothing
"Last time I checked, cycle clothing was stretchy. The most practical waterproofs to use are softshells. Plenty of space for boobs and what not.  "
Mar 30, 2012
Shamim replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Consultation on Battery Park/Selly Oak New Rd Cycle Routes
"My dad and thousands of other people worked at the battery, such a important part of bimringham heritage. So annoying that they turned it all into the dreariest of retail parks."
Mar 30, 2012
Shamim replied to Sarah-Jane's discussion Women's cycling clothing
"Pink is boys colour. Its only in VERY recent history it started to get associated with girls.  There is plenty of generic, black cycle clothing. I personally have never seen any pink cycle wear in my life. "
Mar 30, 2012
Shamim replied to John K's discussion Only 17 months for this ?
"Unrelated question for John Kirk, are you related to Tom Kirk?"
Feb 21, 2012
Shamim posted a discussion

Wanted: frame or bike for 24" wheels

After a small lightweight frame. Can either be an MTB frame or a road frame, either is fine. Frame & Forks only or with parts. Also both fine.Ideally either Reynolds tubing or Aluminium. Something light.See More
Feb 21, 2012
Shamim replied to Michael James Matthews's discussion Riots!
"Do you mind me asking what sort of position these people were applying for?   "
Aug 21, 2011
Shamim replied to CKS's discussion Skate-style helmets in Birmingham
Aug 21, 2011

Profile Information

What sort of riding do you do?
Bicycle Riding, but sometimes skateboard too.
Where do you live?
Moseley
Tell us about your bike(s)
Steel 26" Dirt Jumper, heavy late 90's BMX, 80's retro BMX, Fixed wheel road commuter/daily rider, 60's 5 speed bike for freewheel cruising, Steel road race bike (not finished yet)
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At 22:04 on October 14, 2009, Richard Smith said…
Hi

I recently joined Birmingham Cyclist but I don’t seem to find many social rides
through the site.

So…….I’m contacting as many members as I can just to see if I/we can set up a few
Rides locally.

Is this something that might be of interest to you?

Initially I may organize a meet in a bar in town so everyone can put a few names to faces and gauge what the interest is.

For my part, I really enjoy the fun of cycling and do 50-60 miles per week.

I’m by no means a hardcore cyclist!!

Hope to hear from you soon

Richard Smith
 
 
 

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Wanted for Assault (NCN5, City Centre)

At 4.40pm on Sunday 24 January a couple of my friends were assaulted on Station Street in the city…See More
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John K replied to Robert's discussion Car Sick
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John Pitcock replied to Robert's discussion Car Sick
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Paul Balfe replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
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Simon replied to mark's discussion Where did your bike take you today?
"Today my bike took me from in front of my garden, about 100 yds down the road, U turn, back to my…"
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