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The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

£30m boost to Birmingham cycling scene

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The city council has been awarded a £22.1 million Department for Transport grant which, topped up with £7.9 million local funding

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Skyride Birmingham: City council steps up search for replacement event

Last month the city council said it was unable to host a Skyride event in Cannon Hill Park

Pictures: Birmingham canals blighted by rubbish, syringes and oil slicks

Post reader James Leyshon's photos show scenes which would likely put off visitors

Sky Ride Birmingham 2013 in Cannon Hill Park

Sky Ride cancelled in Birmingham again

Event organised with British Cycling is axed due to cricket fixtures at Edgbaston and ongoing developments around the city

Jaguar Land Rover's 'Bike Sense' research updated

Jaguar Land Rover's Bike Sense technology will help cyclists and bikers

The car-maker’s Bike Sense research is being conducted as part of a drive to reduce the number of accidents on UK roads, where 19,000 cyclists are killed or injured each year

Councillor Lisa Trickett with Phil Woodward from Raleigh in Birmingham

Birmingham bikes deal helps plans to create cycle-commuter city

A push to get more Brummies on cycles reached a milestone last week when it was revealed Raleigh will supply 5,000 bikes to the city – and 3,000 will be given away

Coun Lisa Tickett (Birmingham City Council) and Phil Woodward (Raleigh)

Birmingham biking boost as Raleigh chosen to supply 5,000 cycles

Raleigh has been awarded a contract to supply 5,000 bikes to Birmingham City Council – and 3,000 will be given away to those keen to cycle but unable to afford it

Professor of haematology Charlie Craddock (left) and Geoff Thomas outside the Centre for Clinical Haematology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Selly Oak

Capacity to increase at Queen Elizabeth Hospital centre

The Centre for Clinical Haematology to be boosted by £1.5m fundraising campaign led by former Wolves footballer Geoff Thomas

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

Birmingham cycling boost with millions of pounds en route

The funding was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg following the success of this year’s Tour de France stages in Britain

Purity Saddle Black

Purity Brewing is back in the saddle

Brewery re-launches seasonal beer aimed at cyclists which celebrates the region's bike manufacturers such as Brooks England and Pashley

Birmingham Friends of the Earth and representatives of St Peter's Church Hall Green, All Saints' Church Kings Heath, and Pushbikes the Birmingham Cycling Campaig hand in the petition for their Let's Get Moving Campaign

Friends of the Earth call on city council to invest £100m in cycling

Friends of the Earth argue that only concerted investment to promote cycling and walking will deliver urgently needed cuts to traffic congestion and reduce dangerous levels of pollution in the city

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

Cycling is not just for 'white young men', says Richard Burden MP

Birmingham MP Richard Burden hit out at Deirdre Alden's claims that Birmingham's £23 million plan to encourage cycling was discriminatory

CGI of how Kings Heath High Street might look after a major transport shake-up which would see it named a Green Travel District

New 'Green Travel Districts' for Birmingham to entice drivers out of cars

Eleven areas in the city to receive special designated status as part of a major shake-up to encourage people out of their cars.

Clevercherry created a branding campaign for Geoff Thomas (front) and John Salako who are cycling from London to Paris for Cure Leukaemia

Clevercherry rides high with Cure Leukaemia and Geoff Thomas cycling mission

Jewellery Quarter creative agency creates campaign for former footballer who is riding from London to Paris next summer to raise millions for charity

Chris Froome

Peter Sharkey: Cycle stars on road to riches as big sponsors up the ante

New €1m prize pot idea just the beginning of cycling's resurgence

Professor Charlie Craddock and Geoff Thomas who has announced plans to do a Tour de France challenge next year

Ex-Wolves star Geoff Thomas launches epic bike ride for Cure Leukaemia

Former footballer to tackle gruelling Tour de France challenge to celebrate ten years in remission after being given less than three years to live in 2003

Filming the documentary 'Bicycle'

City filmmakers wade into cycling debate

Filmmakers Michael B Clifford and Pip Piper who are behind a Birmingham-based movie have waded into a debate about whether a £23 million plan to revolutionise cycling in Birmingham is discriminatory.

Sir Chris Hoy at The Cycle Show 2012 at The NEC

Cycle Show at the NEC: Five things to see and do

See a selection of what's on offer at The Cycle Show 2014 which once again returns to the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

The Birmingham cyclists proving that the sport is not discriminatory

After Edgbaston Conservative councillor Deirdre Alden suggested cycling was discriminatory and predominately for young, white men, Mary Griffin meets some cyclists desperate to prove her wrong

Coun Deirdre Alden

Birmingham councillor Deirdre Alden hits back at critics over cycle storm

Edgbaston Tory Coun Deirdre Alden said the plan to create a ‘Cycle City’ was discriminatory, provoking a storm of protest

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