Rush hour in Bournville

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Re: Rush hour in Bournville

Postby Jdsk » 11 Sep 2020, 11:23pm

[XAP]Bob wrote:Or maybe the traffic effectively makes that a one way road twice a day (in opposing directions).

Yes, that's exactly what used to happen around factories.


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Re: Rush hour in Bournville

Postby botty » 12 Sep 2020, 2:38pm

You can see the bicycles fill both sides of the road further back. As said it look like a general move to the right (as see by the riders) to avoid the horse poo and photographer.

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Re: Rush hour in Bournville

Postby Si » 13 Sep 2020, 2:00pm

Bournville innit.....they's all over the road cos they's on a chocolate sugar rush.

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Re: Rush hour in Bournville

Postby rmurphy195 » 15 Sep 2020, 7:21pm

Mick F wrote:Why are they cycling on the right?
Is it to get past all that horse poo?

More likely the photgrapher in those days, big heafty mahoganoy plate camera on a huge wooden tripod!
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Re: Rush hour in Bournville

Postby Pastychomper » 17 Sep 2020, 1:36pm

[XAP]Bob wrote:I think the original orientation was correct - no sign of any sprocket on the closest side of the closest bike - though I think I see a hint of a chain case on the other side

Thanks for clearing that up, I didn't like to look closely with all those female ankles almost on display. :lol:
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Re: Rush hour in Bournville

Postby freeflow » 17 Sep 2020, 2:00pm

The frontmost cyclist also appears to have a rod brake control on the rhs of the handlebars and no sign of a chain on the lhs of the bike.