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This is the quality infra we should all want
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From my ride in Ghent region on sunday, it was a total pleasure to ride this Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian robathan Apr 8.

A34 Progress Video
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I did mean to get all the way up to Perry Barr yesterday with a vid so you can see why it is a mess but the Camera ran out durrr anyway you get a decent impression here, a lot of tarmac is already…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian robathan Feb 27.

Got hit today but little I can do grrr
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkyDfCk966Q&feature=youtu.beVideo shows the incident at Darmouth Circus which shows…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian robathan Dec 26, 2017.

Nearly get clobbered

Well approaching Kingstanding Circle and take a look what happens, note those people crossing were shocked to hear my language which was not picked up that well…Continue

Started Nov 30, 2017

 

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ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"totally as can ride across them and the design is perfect and no issues and then I checked the ones on Corporation street and shows the big difference in thinking "
Apr 8
Former Highwayman replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"The Belgians have it sorted even around tramtracks . I  rode into Ghent from Oudenaarde 2 years ago in Classics week"
Apr 6
Kim replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"This needs to be turned into a Mitchell and Webb sketch.  :)"
Apr 4
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"Hugh great post, can I nick it :-)  The point is spot you make, these lanes are not quite the gold star NL ones but boy we had them here and you would soon see the difference not only in the numbers but people's health etc. BTW rode out to…"
Apr 4
Robert replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"Puts me in mind of cycling in Germany - a long way short of the Netherlands, but good enough to make cycling stress free and enjoyable. As it happens I spent Easter in Bavaria.   Although there was plentiful cycling infrastructure, I had…"
Apr 4
Your Average Joe replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"Spot on Hugh! Council leaders (and their officials) seem more interested in the photo shoot than how useful these cycle routes really are. I tried cycling through the city centre yesterday (Hill St - Snow Hill) and got totally bamboozled by the…"
Apr 4
Hugh Willliams replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"Hey! Good news. There’s going to be a National Cycling network! That’s brilliant. So we’re going to have dedicated cycle path which will encourage new cyclists.. Well we’ll have marked cycle routes on roads and shared…"
Apr 4
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"couple of points not been to NL so can not compare but yes it is continuous and that gives you the cycle ways for commuting etc !  As for the trams, one thing to note the lines are no problem crossing including on my road bike and compare to…"
Apr 3
Kim replied to ian robathan's discussion This is the quality infra we should all want
"Some of it isn't quite up to Dutch standards of segregation (you might be reluctant to let a child cycle on a lane with just a white line and a row of posts to separate it from the motor traffic), but it's notable that the infra is…"
Apr 3
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This is the quality infra we should all want

From my ride in Ghent region on sunday, it was a total pleasure to ride this See More
Apr 3
ian robathan replied to Tom H's discussion Cycle Hire Scheme announced for region - Nextbike UK
"well they had this in London before the infra so maybe it could work ! "
Mar 22
ian robathan replied to Tom H's discussion WMCA Cycling Development Officer job available
"in many ways this is my perfect job and I could be SOOOO enthusiastic about this but I would feel this is a very political role !! "
Mar 17
ian robathan commented on Steve Cooper's video
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"Mine are actually quite thin Steve, that day was 5 !! today was three, thats an improvement ha ha and roads are fine as grit does work well just side roads got to be careful on."
Mar 5
ian robathan commented on Steve Cooper's video
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The Winter Commute

"and laughed that they can not cope with a bit of snow ! "
Mar 3
ian robathan commented on Steve Cooper's video
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"bit like me as well Steve but I did it on a road bike but this was me after arriving at work yesterday !!! "
Mar 2
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion A34 Progress Video
"2nd part of the bike lane and Perry Barr !!  https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=upwgVf9Hufk"
Feb 27

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