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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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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
doug salmon replied to John Pitcock's discussion Video: Harborne Road 50 m.p.h. close pass driver prosecuted.
"Thanks for sharing that. And Well Done West Mids Police."
Mar 4
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Not been this way for a while; anyone know how work is going? Likely to open on time? thanks"
Feb 27
Dave Holladay replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"Elevating a cycle route limits the access points and thus level of service to reach the diverse places diverse people want to get to on the diversity of the core street & paths network at ground level. If you want a case study in the futility of…"
Feb 5
ARKrider replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"LOL! Cycle lanes made in Birmingham. Sure maybe in 100 years. LOL"
Feb 3
John Pitcock replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"This is a few Km from where my sister lives. It is slightly elevated, but the gradients are gentle. Cyclists can go either way round."
Jan 31
Kim replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"That's an excellent point.  And of course relies on there being good enough sightlines that you can carry the momentum without endangering anyone."
Jan 26
Robert replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"I stand corrected (though it took me some time to find a reference point).   As you say, gradients don't go down well with Dutch cyclists, so they've had to build enormously long ramps.   That tells you why this…"
Jan 26
Kim replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"Looking at it on Streetview, I think this one is actually elevated (I'm assuming the level pf the ground floor of the nearby buildings is the datum), it just appears that the road is in a cutting because the embankments supporting the cycleway…"
Jan 26
Robert replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"Kim is correct.   The example above is not in fact elevated.   What they have done is kept the cycleway more or less at ground level and the roads are in cuttings.   That way cyclists don't have to expend their…"
Jan 25
ian robathan replied to doug salmon's discussion Elevated Cycle Paths
"It is good enough for the Dutch - Eindhoven so why not us, surely far better over the massive islands we have on the middle ring road which chokes cycling off "
Jan 24

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commute, recreational road, touring
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Brummyham

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LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
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