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lsinclair

Member since Mar 2018 • Last active Dec 2019
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  • in Wanted Adverts
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    You can borrow the ones I bought off you :)

  • in Rides & Races
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    https://t.me/joinchat/NDJ0NFTL8h645TBk-n­SkZg

    Boris Johnson said: "John McDonnell, I will join you. I will lie down in front of those bulldozers and stop the construction of that third runway." In the upcoming election what are our political parties doing to meet the UK's legal target of net zero by 2050? Or XR's second demand of net zero by 2025? The building of a third runway is incompatible with either target!

    We need investment in cycling infrastructure NOT fossil fuel infrastructure if we are to prevent social and economic collapse!

    On this day cyclist will reclaim the streets from Hyde Park to Heathrow in a critical mass ride of epic proportions to invite Boris Johnson and John McDonnell to fulfil their pledges and meet us at Heathrow to lie down in front of our giant inflatable bulldozer. Johnson's empty words are an example of the hypocrisy and greenwashing evident from all political parties - that is why we declare ourselves in rebellion against the political system which has let us to the six mass-extinction and the climate crisis.

    We declare ourselves in rebellion against the rules of the road that put car users before vulnerable cyclists - we are all vulnerable, vulnerable to food shortages, vulnerable to water shortages, to power outages and vulnerable to the climate and ecological breakdown.

    Our critical mass will cause disruption but just a token disruption to make real in a small way the catastrophe that is sure to come if political will is not bent towards tackling this emergency.

    Fly flags and play music and wave bulldozer banners to show that we do what we do with joy and hope that we can still make a difference - that we can still change course to brighter future.
    Join the Telegram chat now for details and to share ideas about how we can make this one to remember! https://t.me/joinchat/NDJ0NFTL8h645TBk-n­SkZg

    BIKE RIDE MEETING TIMES

    • Start of ride:

    Hyde Park Corner (centre of roundabout): meet 10.00 for prompt 10,30 departure.

    • Intermediate pick-up points (prompt departure times):

    11.00 Earls Court (junction of Cromwell Road and Warwick Road).

    11.30 Hammersmith (outside Hammersmith Apollo theatre).

    12.00 Gunnersbury (under Brentford flyover, opposite Esso garage).

    • End of ride: 'Bulldozer lie-in' and rally:

    1.00 for 1.30 Northern end of tunnel to Terminals 2 and 3, next to large model Airbus in middle of roundabout.

    PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO 'BULLDOZER LIE-IN' AND RALLY

    • From Central London:

    Travel to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via TfL Rail or Heathrow Express (from London Paddington) or via Piccadilly Line. Then take buses 105, 111, 140 or 285 or U3 from Heathrow Central Bus Station, through the tunnel under the runway, getting off at the first bus stop (Newport Road). You'll pass the model Airbus as you leave the tunnel. Walk back to it.

    Local buses:

    • Buses 81 (from Slough or Hounslow), 105 (from Greenford or Southall), 111 (from Kingston, Hampton or Hounslow), 140 (from Harrow or Hayes & Harlington), 222 (from Uxbridge, West Drayton or Hounslow), 285 (from Kingston, Hampton, Feltham or Hatton Cross) and 423 (from Hounslow or Hatton Cross) all stop on the A4 Bath Road, near the junction with Nene Road (between the Renaissance and Heathrow Ibis Styles hotels). Walk along A4 Bath Road to the Nene Road junction (the nearest traffic lights, next to a Texaco garage), turn left then immediately right (onto East Ramp). The model Airbus is in the middle of the roundabout in front of you.
  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    XR Critical Mass this Sunday

    Bikes against Bulldozers: the big Heathrow lie-in

    https://www.facebook.com/events/s/bikes-­against-bulldozers-the-b/244482561913959­8/

    Details below and in the Facebook link

    https://t.me/joinchat/NDJ0NFTL8h645TBk-n­SkZg

    Boris Johnson said: "John McDonnell, I will join you. I will lie down in front of those bulldozers and stop the construction of that third runway." In the upcoming election what are our political parties doing to meet the UK's legal target of net zero by 2050? Or XR's second demand of net zero by 2025? The building of a third runway is incompatible with either target!

    We need investment in cycling infrastructure NOT fossil fuel infrastructure if we are to prevent social and economic collapse!

    On this day cyclist will reclaim the streets from Hyde Park to Heathrow in a critical mass ride of epic proportions to invite Boris Johnson and John McDonnell to fulfil their pledges and meet us at Heathrow to lie down in front of our giant inflatable bulldozer. Johnson's empty words are an example of the hypocrisy and greenwashing evident from all political parties - that is why we declare ourselves in rebellion against the political system which has let us to the six mass-extinction and the climate crisis.

    We declare ourselves in rebellion against the rules of the road that put car users before vulnerable cyclists - we are all vulnerable, vulnerable to food shortages, vulnerable to water shortages, to power outages and vulnerable to the climate and ecological breakdown.

    Our critical mass will cause disruption but just a token disruption to make real in a small way the catastrophe that is sure to come if political will is not bent towards tackling this emergency.

    Fly flags and play music and wave bulldozer banners to show that we do what we do with joy and hope that we can still make a difference - that we can still change course to brighter future.
    Join the Telegram chat now for details and to share ideas about how we can make this one to remember! https://t.me/joinchat/NDJ0NFTL8h645TBk-n­SkZg

  • in Components, clothing and miscellany
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    Meant for a project that never happened. New and in the box

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    Also, more Lfgss specific, the Logistics team really needs volunteers (cyclists mainly) to help out during the rebellion moving equipment and supplies to and between sites. There are some trailers available but if you have your own even better. If you can spare some time please get in touch at xrlogistics@protonmail.com

    Cheers!

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    Extinction Rebellion is planning to shut down Westminster for at least 2 weeks from 7th October. This will be similar to the April shutdown but with more sites and each site taking on a distinct theme (see third link). There are many ways to get involved, one of which is joining your local group. They exist all over the UK (and the world for that matter). Find you local group here: https://rebellion.earth/act-now/local-gr­oups/

    See you there!

    Other links with more details on the October International Rebellion:

    https://rebellion.earth/international-re­bellion/

    https://www.facebook.com/events/35086288­8939201/

    https://rebellion.earth/2019/09/23/the-i­nternational-rebellion-continues-from-7-­october-extinction-rebellion-uk-to-shutd­own-westminster-for-at-least-two-weeks-2­/

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