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An almost unreadable pair of route signs.

The sharp edge on the kerb in the foreground gave my front wheel a pinch puncture.

[Image taken 5.10.22] West Esplanade, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location]. Still no repairs to the tarmac. Context: #185671. Someone has removed the crossbar on the second part of the barrier on this side of the tunnel under Scarb ... [more]

[Image taken 5.10.22] Skeldergate, York. It was wet. Seeing this cheered me, as did the fact the couple didn't mind stopping for a chat. They had met at the University of York decades ago and "always enjoy returning to the city". Did they b ... [more]

Covent Garden Market

Chicanne Challenge. Cycle route N1 Forkenford 1crop Location: Duddingston, (Scotland, United Kingdom) Showing how chicanes make it difficult to use non-standard or even standard bikes, on or near cycle route N1. Picture credit: Iain ... [more]

The historic bridge at Entraygues is open to cyclists and pedestrians - all other traffic goes quite a way to the east.

[Image taken 3.10.22] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] ‘Trixie’ – the Cycling Without Age (https://yorkbikebelles.community/events/cyclingwithoutage/) sociable. Maureen takes Margaret and Peter out for an h ... [more]

[Image taken 3.10.22] West Esplanade, York (in front of the floodgates/under the southern end of Lendal Bridge, next to the Perky Peacock cafe). Tom was about to give Sam a lift home. The reason for taking the image is that Tom has swapped ... [more]

Millennium Milepost Layer-de-la-haye This milepost is a McColl type and has a T1/2 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Colchester 6, Hull 376 2) Tiptree 6, London 78 This milepost also has some additional text: A par ... [more]

Millennium Milepost Lexden This milepost is a Rowe type and has a T1/1 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Colchester 3, Harwich 27 2) Tiptree 8, London 81

Millennium Milepost Colchester This milepost is a McColl type and has a T1/3 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Wivenhoe 4, Harwich 24, Hull 345 2) Town centre 0.5, London 84 3) Wivenhoe Trail

Millennium Milepost Brinkley Lane This milepost is a Rowe type and has a T5/2 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Ipswich 23, Hull 366 2) Town centre 2.5, Harwich 28, London 86

Millennium Milepost Langham This milepost is a Rowe type and has a T3/4 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Colchester 6.5, Harwich 31 2) Ipswich 20, Hull 363

Millennium Milepost Hadleigh This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/5 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Old Raydon Station 2 2) Hadleigh 0.25

Millennium Milepost Ipswich This milepost is a Mills type and has a T5/19 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Harwich 57, Hadleigh 16 2) Hull 337, Woodbridge 7 1/2

A non-standard route sign, pointing in somewhat ambiguous directions, at the junction of Tower Road and Glenorchard Road.

Millennium Milepost Geldeston This milepost is a Mills type and has a T5/6 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Beccles 3 2) Loddon 7.5, Norwich 24

Millennium Milepost Thwaite This milepost is a McColl type and has a T3/8 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Loddon 2.5 Norwich 19 2) Beccles 8

Millennium Milepost Loddon This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/3 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Beccles 11 2) Norwich 16

Millennium Milepost The New Inn This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/4 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Loddon 6 2) Norwich 10

Millennium Milepost Whitlingham Park This milepost is a McColl type and has a T6 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Loddon 14.5, Beccles 25.5 2) Norwich 1.5

It looks like the bike anchor point that was attached to the Empress Pub has been nicked!

Millennium Milepost Norwich This milepost is a McColl type and has a T3/7 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Fakenham 30 2) Norwich 3) Beccles 27 This milepost also has some additional text: Norwich City Council ... [more]

Entrance to Chisholm Trail from Newmarket Road. Q: What signage is there here to suggest this route is prohibited for motor vehicles? A: All I can see here are a shared-use cycleway sign behind the fencing on the left.

Millennium Milepost Gateley This milepost is a Rowe type and has a T3/5 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Norwich 24 2) Thetford 38, Dereham 11 3) King's Lynn 56, Fakenham 6

Millennium Milepost Fakenham This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/6 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Norwich 30 2) King's Lynn 50

The segregated cycleway from Rodez ends just around the corner at the entry to Vabre

Track to Montignac and Conques

Millennium Milepost Babingley This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/7 disk as well as a T3/8 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Kings's Lynn 7 2) Sandringham 2

Mountain bike route marker

Millennium Milepost Lynnsport Fields This milepost is a Mills type and has no disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Sandringham 7 2) King's Lynn 2

Millennium Milepost Boston This milepost is a Rowe type and has a T5/7 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Town Centre, Boston 2) Anton's Gowt 1.5, Lincoln 32 3) Country Park

Millennium Milepost Bardney This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/7 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Fiskerton 4.5, Cherry Willingham 6 2) Stixwould 6, Woodhall Spa 8

Millennium Milepost Fiskerton This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/6 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Bardney 3.5, Boston 26 2) Washingborough 4, Lincoln 7

Millennium Milepost Washingborough This milepost is a Mills type and has a T3/5 disk. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Lincoln 2.5 2) Bardney 7

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The 12 most recently modified photos

[5.10.22 No change despite this being reported: #186536.] [Image taken 19.8.22] West Esplanade, York.[NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Thus is a shared route for non motorised users. It does not meet current minimum standards of width ... [more]

No idea what this sign is about

Cycleway obstructions

Cycleway obstructions

Path to Ditton Meadows

Poor-quality surface, non-flush dropped kerb, not-so-great bollard, and a neglected but very clear desire line. This is the connection from Wadloes Road to Ditton Meadows.

Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo at the start of a Venezia - Pisa clash. The result was one all, Pisa finished with ten men.

[NOTE: Newer image this Bakfiets #186524.] [Image taken 31.3.21] Tom's Bakfiets dwarfs his son's Ridgeback, Rowntree Park. See also (Tom): #166520, his cycle #177419, other wider cycles: #164845.

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This trailerbike (see also: #186450, # 186451) is unusual... Not the colour, not the way it attaches to the adult's cycle, but because it has been fitt ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The cycles on the row of Sheffields is fairly uniform in the distance they protrude behind the racks. One is longer (see: #186449, #186451). To support ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This trailer cycle comprises just handle bars as hand holds and a wheel plus pedals. This one is for a child to be towed by an adult on complete cycle. ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Community Furniture Store (on the site of the Raylor Centre), James Street, York. Staff, volunteers, customers, people donating items have only this provision. It was full when I arrived but as the Store was closing pe ... [more]

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  • Icon 186540 Cycleway along the old railway line would make for a beautiful cycleway through the AONB
  • Icon 186539 The Old railway line would make for a cycleway that shows off this AONB to the full
  • Icon 186533 The businesses here need some separation from cyclists . The customers (often inebriated) spill out onto the promenade .
  • Icon 186532 This restaurant owner deliberately narrows the Viking coastal trail to allow his customers to spill out onto the Trail. He also parks his pickup truck and his delivery lorries also block the trail each day
  • Icon 186529 Bridge closed except to pedestrians and cyclists.
  • Icon 186528 Parking needs to be enforced here. cars are parking across the whole pavement on a very dangerous corner.
  • Icon 186527 This is the main walking route to Baltic Quays, Newcastle, Gateshead etc. from St James village and the metro station, but there's no dedicated pedestrian crossing here, you have to chance it when the lights change. Extremely dangerous at rush hour and how are people with disabilities meant to cross safely? shockingly bad infrastructure right next to a metro station.
  • Icon 186526 Most people ride bikes to school or to work and there’s not many cycle lanes
  • Icon 186522 Pathway from entrance of Shell garage to the turnoff of Mackenade avenue should be made a little bit larger for those who have a push chair or those who have a few family members/friends walking with them
  • Icon 186436 Make safe and finish the end of the cycleway and tarmac the gravel.
  • Icon 186430 Because there are too many people not moving for cyclists
  • Icon 186421 Not safe for kids crossing to get to school

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