Cyclophobic Birmingham

I thought it might be interesting to see just how many anti-cycling signs I could collect whilst I’m out and about in Birmingham. As those who have read my posts on this forum know I’m familiar with cycling in Germany.   Cycling Prohibited signs do exist there but I’ve never bothered photographing them because they are Continue Reading

Birmingham to Aberystwyth by bike

Last weekend my brother and I rode from Birmingham to Aberystwyth.  In the course of my day job I’ve been involved with the Elan Valley Aqueduct, the pipe that carries Birmingham’s drinking water by gravity from the Elan Valley in Wales to Frankley Reservoir.  After getting hold of a touring bike earlier in the year Continue Reading