"I guess that the success (or otherwise) of the brompton docks could give a hint as to whether this scheme will work well or not. Although I've no idea how successful the docks are...people say they are doing well but i've seen no…"
"The Tritiford Rd and Haunch Ln ones are long overdue. We run a popular weekly learn to ride and confidence building course down there and use this as our main practice routes to get people used to going on rides before they work their way up…"
"I think that you'll find that they are very interested and they have already had a number of "friendly chats" with people who have tried to sell orange bikes in the past, resulting in either the bike being given back or the…"
"Last time I used the canal, back when it was in better condition, it took loads longer than I thought it would, and I got nice and mucky! If you have time and like a bit of gentle off road / gravel* type riding then it can be fun. But if…"
"If you use the route i outlined you cross the dual carriageways using toucan crossings.
You do have to ride across digbeth high st earleir on but that's dead easy....the traffic lights allow you to go straight into the cut throughs so you dont…"
"Once on New Canal go straight on until the woodman pub on the traffic light controlled right hand bend. Rather than following the road turn left onto the shared use path in front of millenium point. Follow over to Park st, turn right…"
"Yep, now that the city centre changes every 5 mins ive reverted to your route matt. Although i dont do vaunghton st any more...crap surface, double parked skip lorries, stench of dead meat; so i go along bissell st then come back down to…"
"That planter is stoopid. With flat bar bikes youd only be able to use every other one at most. If you turned every other bike around then you will get bar ends ripping saddles. And thats not to mention the issue of being sble to reach…"
"After Saturday I'm saying that the Garden Room in Cannon Hill Park should be off the list of places worth a visit. Group of hungry cyclists roll up, order simple food such as beans on toast, egg on toast, etc and then have to wait over an…"
"I have a BCC email address because I work in their offices sometimes. The update gets sent out to everyone with a BCC email every week. It covers all things related to the Council including traffic and road news and BCR stuff, as well as…"