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Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 21:04 in Robert's blog
Where We Are After Two Years of BCR …
Think outside the box
Posted Monday, October 12, 2015 - 10:25 in Robert's blog
Given the speed of radio waves, one would have to be living beyond the edge of the solar system not to know that Volkswagen have been caught selling …
Busch & Müller Toplight Flat S Plus
Posted Monday, September 28, 2015 - 22:15 in Robert's blog
It's that time of year when cyclists start to think about coping with less daylight.…
Leicester city centre
Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 21:43 in Robert's blog
Chris and I recently took a trip to Leicester to see for ourselves what is going on there.…
Buster the Brompton below Arthur's Seat
Posted Friday, July 31, 2015 - 19:05 in Robert's blog
As described in an earlier post, I was all set to go to Edinburgh with a Brompton hire bike.…
Posted Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 14:14 in Robert's blog
In 2014 Push Bikes visited Assen in the Netherlands.…
Posted Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 08:31 in Robert's blog
A recent article in the Birmingham Post reports that councillors have…
Posted Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 21:51 in Robert's blog
A couple who live a few doors away from me, and who have seen me coming and going on my bike, told me a few weeks ago that they were considering getting some bikes themselves.…
Posted Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 22:49 in Robert's blog
Latest news: The lighting in Edgbaston Tunnel has now been replaced. …
Bournbrook Walkway
Posted Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 13:03 in Robert's blog
I recently got hold of a copy of Push Bikes member Roy Watson's new Birmingham Greenways map.…
Shared use sign
Posted Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 17:54 in Robert's blog
There is a noticeable increase in the number of people cycling in Birmingham, and of course most of them opt for routes that don't involve mixing with motor vehicles.…
Posted Friday, May 15, 2015 - 09:26 in Robert's blog
For the council elections Push Bikes carried out a survey of the views of candidates on sustainable personal tra…
Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 18:39 in Robert's blog
Cycling with epilepsy? How does that work? Doesn't epilepsy involve randomly falling over, unconscious, and shaking uncontrollably? It can do.…
Electrically assisted trike for disabled people
Posted Monday, April 6, 2015 - 22:32 in Robert's blog
On the one hand, the announcement of the Wheels for All event is great, as it will introduce Brummies to vehicles they didn't know existed, ve…
Cheddar Road
Posted Monday, March 9, 2015 - 09:34 in Robert's blog
Within a week of writing this the bollard was removed (and replaced with another), and the chicanes fitted with reflective wands, attracting the attention of …
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