Signs posted at the Munrow clearly warns cyclists that the concession for them to shower and change in the Munrow without the need to be a member will end on Friday, with the closure of the
Munrow. The new building at the South Gate opens on Mon 22nd May though membership prices are not published yet. Cyclists who wish to shower there must be members. If this is going to cause you problems then please get in touch with us
A bike repair stand and pump have been installed near University station
Whatever happened to the Green Bike Project? We had hopes of it resurfacing after losing its premises at the University. Its Facebook page is quiet. Those premises – officially known as The Insecctory – were demolished on Feb 8th.
It’s taken a long time and a ramp would have been better, but at least its here and is much easier for cyclists to use.
They should be open before the 21st – but a grand opening and ribbon-cutting is planned for Nov 21st just after 12:30pm. As many cyclists as possible should be there
Their first campaign is to get a temporary 18-month closure of Oak Tree Lane, Bournville to through motor-traffic, with a view to making that closure permanent after that. So if there are any BUBUG members who cycle or live around that area, it would be useful if they could put their names on Shivaji’s petition.
You can now sign this petition online.
There is another petition that is calling for a pedestrian crossing on Vincent Drive, preferably near the junction with Pritchatts Road and potentially a second within the vicinity of the National Blood Service.
The University’s safer route from the Vale to the Edgbaston campus is looking quite good – note this bold statement of a crossing of Elms Road: