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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

This is what we face
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I just had to drop off my wife and daughter for a weekend away dancing and coming back I saw this little bit of driving at the Alrdrige right lights at the Drakes Drum…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian robathan Nov 28, 2017.

No Velodrome for Brum
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Well there was hope the winning of the Commonwealth games (as will happen) will see a new velodrome here but clearly as games so cheap will not happen.Sadly either Manc ir London will host the track…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ochib Sep 23, 2017.

 

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ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"not sure rolling can work but a solution would be to have shorter closure times and if people too slow, tough ... "
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ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"there is no alternative to not going there, as the best biking country with some hills, is on that route ! "
yesterday
ian robathan replied to ARKrider's discussion Any Updates Cycle Lanes?
"and here you are "
Jan 4
ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"interesting still no final date announced and a lot of people are querying why ?  I presume making sure when announced the final route will not change ?"
Jan 2
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"yep a Fly12 and pretty happy with it but helmet cams do give a better field of vision ... but more awkward esp on road bikes"
Dec 26, 2017
Russ M replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
Dec 25, 2017
Your Average Joe replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"I got carried away on somebody's bonnet at that island.  It was a bit like this incident, somebody trying to squeeze past and catching me with the wing mirrors. As it was rush hour and being a bit of an awkward git, I got in front of him…"
Dec 25, 2017
garry barker replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"if your a tax payer we ALL pay to use the roads"
Dec 21, 2017
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"thats it, I think he was trying to apologise TBF but I was so angry you have to ride off the anger ! "
Dec 18, 2017
nick bradley replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"I've been stopped at a red light in the middle of the lane with a massive fluorescent Deliveroo bag on my back and a big flashy light and had a driver slow roll into the back of me. Nothing shocks me anymore. I'm guessing the driver was…"
Dec 18, 2017
LS replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"There's no way of knowing if they stopped to apologise and check if were ok or if they wanted to beat you up for being on the road and not paying road tax."
Dec 18, 2017
ian robathan replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"yep I was a bit shook up TBH and hoped to get his reg off the camera but the quality not good enough just rung up 111 and need the reg though. "
Dec 18, 2017
LS replied to ian robathan's discussion Got hit today but little I can do grrr
"Glad you're ok. It looks like the driver pulled over but you carried on ?"
Dec 18, 2017
ian robathan replied to Philip Whiteman's discussion Velo Midland 2018
"so it did clash with my other event, siggghhh "
Dec 18, 2017
ian robathan posted a discussion

Got hit today but little I can do grrr

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkyDfCk966Q&feature=youtu.beVideo shows the incident at Darmouth Circus which shows me getting hit and then another car nearly going into a digger, unbelievable. I did not stop as was in some shock and as video shows hoping to get his reg from the camera but quality not good enough grrrr This happens after yesterday's horrific event as well, this 'circus's are killers See More
Dec 18, 2017
ian robathan commented on Lucy Watkins's event 'Ride the Reservoir 2018'
"very good ride for a early leg warmer !! and for anyone looking to do Velo and need training on similar kind of roads "
Dec 12, 2017

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Training for a big year of cycling in the Alps and Welsh hills

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"there is no alternative to not going there, as the best biking country with some hills, is on that…"
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