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On Your Bike
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First class bike fixing establishment, thanks again guys.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by On Your Bike May 24.

Bristol Road
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Construction work along the central reservation from University past Pebble Mill; anyone know what is happening? Is this some deranged bike path?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Denis Murphy Apr 2.

Good news
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43308729Cycling good for your immune function -BBC- research froo Brum.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Russell Mar 10.

Elevated Cycle Paths
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Holladay Feb 5.

 

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doug salmon replied to Dot Byrne's discussion Birmingham to Stratford towpath route
"Did this route years ago, on a tourer, it was terrible, dried muddy ruts. Suspect only finished as sustained by liquid pain relief from canal side pubs, took train back, dark by the time I got home. Will be interested to hear how you get on. And…"
Jun 12
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Was out on the towpath today, unfortunately some cyclists simply too impatient to slow down around other cyclists or pedestrians: saw one guy cycling immediately behind a woman ringing his bell continuously because she was too slow getting out of…"
Jun 12
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"That sort of speed would be ok on a cyclepath, but this is a shared use path, and narrow. I could quite understand why some pedestrians get angry with cyclists who hurtle past inches away from them. Aggravaing the pedestrians does us no good."
Jun 7
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Interesting blog. But completely mad - he wants towpath resurfaced so he can cycle at his usual 40 kph instead of a mere 20kph.  "
Jun 6
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"My initial criticism of loose gravel has been modified following winter commuting. Once the hazardous loose gravel has cleared, the remaining rough surface remains grippy despite frost and dew - unlike some of the bricked sections on the canal…"
May 29
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Nobody apparently. Website still 25th open at 5pm. "
May 26
On Your Bike replied to doug salmon's discussion On Your Bike
"No problem. Any time."
May 24
doug salmon posted a discussion

On Your Bike

First class bike fixing establishment, thanks again guys.See More
May 19
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Thanks."
May 13
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Due to open next weekend?"
May 12
Denis Murphy replied to doug salmon's discussion Bristol Road
Apr 2
doug salmon posted a discussion

Bristol Road

Construction work along the central reservation from University past Pebble Mill; anyone know what is happening? Is this some deranged bike path?See More
Apr 1
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Thanks for that - good to see something is happening."
Apr 1
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Now due to open 20 May at 5pm?!!"
Mar 24
James Russell replied to doug salmon's discussion Good news
""Cycling 60 miles or more may not be your idea of fun..." Only if you are strange! Sounds like the best way to spend a weekend to me!"
Mar 10
doug salmon posted a discussion

Good news

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43308729Cycling good for your immune function -BBC- research froo Brum.See More
Mar 8

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What sort of riding do you do?
commute, recreational road, touring
Where do you live?
Brummyham

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ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
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Laura replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
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Shakey replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
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ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
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Andy White replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
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Andy White replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
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Kim replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"They did last time.  No idea what's happening next year."
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ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
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Philip Whiteman replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
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Andy White replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
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James Russell replied to ian robathan's discussion Audax
"I've done the Kidderminster Killer myself.  A lovely day out if you don't mind a bit…"
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ian robathan posted a discussion

Audax

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 ? "
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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…"
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Kim replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"Or at least those whose bikes aren't arbitrarily banned..."
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