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Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
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I would be grateful for your thoughts on the event described below.  I am keen to make it as useful as possible.  I am particularly keen to know if any of your contacts can help deliver the aims…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shivaji Shiva May 14.

Advice Please -- Can you suggest a good low maintenance commuter bike?
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I have one of these:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LS Aug 1.

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims - Sunday 20 November

Good afternoon,The third Sunday of November is the World Day of Remembrance for RoadTraffic Victims.As most of you will know, this day focuses on both the overall scale and the individual devastation…Continue

Started Nov 13, 2016

A Petition: STOP RAT RUNNING ON OAK TREE LANE

Those of you with an interest in creating more liveable streets, stopping rat-running and filterd permeability, may be interested in this petition.…Continue

Started Oct 27, 2016

 

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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 accident waiting to happen.  (https://twitter.com/ShivajiShivaLaw/status/896026340624879618) I met Chris Lowe and David Cox on Friday about…"
Sunday
LS replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Advice Please -- Can you suggest a good low maintenance commuter bike?
"And you said the Marin was ugly at the start of this thread. :-) I think it looks fine though."
Aug 1
Shivaji Shiva replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Advice Please -- Can you suggest a good low maintenance commuter bike?
"Thanks Jon - that does look interesting. But I have bought a bike and I think my N + 1 will be a different type of bike.  (Perhaps a tandem... ) A quick search also suggests that the Marin is about twice my budget. Cheers, Shivaji"
Aug 1
Jon the mechanic replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Advice Please -- Can you suggest a good low maintenance commuter bike?
"You could look at the upcoming 2018 Marin Fairfax SC6 DLX. look here Has literally everything you want. We will be stocking Marin for the 2018 season, so bikes will start coming in soon"
Aug 1
Shivaji Shiva replied to Andrew W's discussion Towpath to Worcester
"We did not go as far as Worcester but we rode down to Alcester on the tow path before heading off onto the lanes.  It was lovely!"
Jul 30
Shivaji Shiva replied to David's discussion Julie's petition for Hagley Road cycle lanes
"Done!"
Jul 30
Shivaji Shiva replied to Robert's discussion Big Bike Ride on Saturday April 22nd
"Done!"
Jul 30
Shivaji Shiva replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Advice Please -- Can you suggest a good low maintenance commuter bike?
"Robert, I've just rediscovered this thread - and I owe you thanks. I ended up buying a Simplicity from Chris in Cambridge.  It took a while to find a chance to get to Cambridge (work, family ...) but when I did Chris was a joy to deal…"
Jul 30
Shivaji Shiva replied to Andrew W's discussion Towpath to Worcester
"Thanks for a perfectly timed thread ... a friend and I have the same ride in mind."
Jul 29
Shivaji Shiva replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
"Thanks anyway John. Can anyone else out there help? Shivaji"
May 14
John K replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
"I used to, but not now I have changed jobs."
May 14
Shivaji Shiva replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
"Hi John - Some video was taken.  I hope to review it next week and can share it with you then.  Do you know anyone who might be willing/able to edit it down to create a short video of the event? Thanks, Shivaji"
May 13
John K replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
"is there a video from the event ? Couldn't make it on the evening as at work in Wolverhampton .jk"
May 13
Shivaji Shiva replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
"I am pleased to say that preparations for this event are going well.  Confirmed  delegates include representatives of the organisations listed below.  It is a great mix of manufacturers, academics, cycle campaigners, council…"
May 4
Shivaji Shiva replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
"That'd be good ..."
Apr 26
LS replied to Shivaji Shiva's discussion Cycling and the Circular Economy: does the Imagine Project open the way to a more sustainable future? -- 11 May 2017
"Looks interesting. Fingers crossed there might be cycle parking outside by then. "
Apr 25

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What sort of riding do you do?
Daily commute, pottering with my children and the occasional leisure ride
Where do you live?
Exeter, London and Bournville
Tell us about your bike(s)
An old but much loved Brompton T3 and a hub geared hybrid from Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op.

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