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Photo of the day archive: our favourite photo each day

Here you can browse the archive of our Photo of the day, shown on the front page each day and Tweeted to our followers each day.

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The chosen photo is always selected from those taken on the same month and date as the current day.

You can also browse all the photos taken on any particular day.

Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 3,330 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
22nd Feb 2020Photo #10614722nd Feb 2019An old but excellent piece of cycling infrastructure, with bus stop bypasses.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
21st Feb 2020Photo #6449921st Feb 2015Concrete bridge at Baits Bite LockTrack:
Infrastructure
track
20th Feb 2020Photo #6449720th Feb 2015LED catseyes fitted on Forth & Clyde Canal towpath in MaryhillCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
19th Feb 2020Photo #8773019th Feb 2017Q19 in Kingston upon ThamesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Feb 2020Photo #10720718th Feb 2019Cycleway around the old town of Trnava, SlovakiaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Feb 2020Photo #9660217th Feb 2018The Cam towpath, Fen DittonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
16th Feb 2020Photo #5708016th Feb 2014Desire lines bypassing barrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
15th Feb 2020Photo #9849015th Feb 2017Vang Vieng is the adventure sports capital of Laos.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
14th Feb 2020Photo #8769614th Feb 2017Some new surfacing on the canal path at Baird's Brae, partly replacing cobbles.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Feb 2020Photo #10611513th Feb 2019No roller-blading on the Bridge of Freedom between Slovakia and AustriaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
12th Feb 2020Photo #5687012th Feb 2014Road closure on cycle route from Ruabon and Erddig to WrexhamCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
11th Feb 2020Photo #6439211th Feb 2015Green Street, Cambridge at night.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
10th Feb 2020Photo #4793710th Feb 2013Cyclist on the (very quiet) international bridge from Uruguay to BrazilRoad environment:
Misc
road
9th Feb 2020Photo #646909th Feb 2015Foot/cycle bridge in central RotterdamCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Feb 2020Photo #1059328th Feb 2019Riverside cycleway in BratislavaCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
7th Feb 2020Photo #1062987th Feb 2019Horrible racks - difficult to get the bikes in and no secure anchor point.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
6th Feb 2020Photo #961086th Feb 2018Covered cycle parking at the Central Milton Keynes bus stops.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
5th Feb 2020Photo #1053735th Feb 2019Chesterfield canal towpath towards WorksopCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
4th Feb 2020Photo #657314th Feb 2015Under The M32 in Bristol.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
3rd Feb 2020Photo #959973rd Feb 2018Route sign on experimental cycle route by Buckingham PalaceRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
2nd Feb 2020Photo #741292nd Feb 2016Shortage of secure cycle parking at the Department of Chemistry, CambridgeCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
1st Feb 2020Photo #985811st Feb 2017Very obvious bike space on this Taiwanese train.Other:
Good practice
general
31st Jan 2020Photo #2818931st Jan 2011Cycle parking - Puerto del CarmenCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
30th Jan 2020Photo #8664430th Jan 2009Overranking taxis means there is less space for contraflow cyclingEnforcement:
Problem
enforcement
29th Jan 2020Photo #2800029th Jan 2011Green Lane cyclewayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
28th Jan 2020Photo #9231528th Jan 2017'Do not overtake cyclists' sign during worksRoadworks:
Good practice
roadworks
27th Jan 2020Photo #9744627th Jan 2017Cycleway on a bridge across the rift between the Asian and Philippines plates.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
26th Jan 2020Photo #852526th Jan 2006On the Cam Towpath.Other:
Misc
general
25th Jan 2020Photo #5647025th Jan 2014Part of the scramble to cross Milton Road in the morning.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
24th Jan 2020Photo #5756224th Jan 2013Bognor Regis - Cycleway towards South Bersted at junction of SCCRCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
23rd Jan 2020Photo #9658223rd Jan 2018Protected bike lane entering Harvard SquareCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
22nd Jan 2020Photo #8942822nd Jan 2017Modern infrastructure on the riverside cycleway, TaipeiCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st Jan 2020Photo #2044821st Jan 2010The post-school rush in Mechelen (Malines).Other:
Event
general
20th Jan 2020Photo #10487820th Jan 2019Design vs user experience.Dutch-style cycleway:
Problem
dutchcycleways
19th Jan 2020Photo #8943719th Jan 2017Over-crowded cycle parking, TaipeiCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
18th Jan 2020Photo #9636318th Jan 2018Riverside cycleway, Portland ORCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Jan 2020Photo #10485417th Jan 2019Rental bikes at Kingham stationBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
16th Jan 2020Photo #10476016th Jan 2019Underpass on segregated route out of DaventryCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Jan 2020Photo #8880515th Jan 2017Tourist bikes, Georgetown, PenangBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
14th Jan 2020Photo #9612614th Jan 2018Clearly segregated section of the Seaside route, Vancouver BCCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Jan 2020Photo #6334513th Jan 2015Parking for penny-farthings at the Alexandra ArmsCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
12th Jan 2020Photo #8716412th Jan 2017These are actually trishaws - probably for the Chinese honeymooner market.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
11th Jan 2020Photo #7370011th Jan 2016Cycle Superhighway 5 in LondonDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
10th Jan 2020Photo #8744810th Jan 2017Trishaws at the Sultan Mosque, SingaporeBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
9th Jan 2020Photo #956829th Jan 2018Cycle lights and roadworks signs on new cycleway, Pandora Ave, Victoria BCCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Jan 2020Photo #871498th Jan 2017Cycleway along the north side of Marina BayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
7th Jan 2020Photo #924737th Jan 2017Visit to discuss problems with the new CB1 Cambridge Station areaRoad environment:
Event
road
6th Jan 2020Photo #1043686th Jan 2019Bridleway bridge over the railway route east from Haverhill to SturmerCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
5th Jan 2020Photo #123925th Jan 2008Beechwoods Local Nature Reserve - an unexpected sight.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
4th Jan 2020Photo #559184th Jan 2014Ford on the River Brain at White Notley in Essex. From a CTC Cambridge ride.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
3rd Jan 2020Photo #560453rd Jan 2014Ordsall Salford - Cycle parking is so secure but where is the way in?Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
2nd Jan 2020Photo #632072nd Jan 2015Bognor Regis - unneccessary additional railings at the A259 underpassObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
31st Dec 2019Photo #9540431st Dec 2017Quiet road from Quy to the Missing Sock.Dunsley CornerRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
30th Dec 2019Photo #7305230th Dec 2015New playground by The Tins PathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
29th Dec 2019Photo #9537829th Dec 2017A stunt organised by Tbilisi City Hall brought Santas on bikes to Pekini Avenue.Other:
Event
general
28th Dec 2019Photo #9538128th Dec 2017Plenty of tyre tracks in the frost.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
27th Dec 2019Photo #3521927th Dec 2011No entry except cycles, except without the "except cycles" plates.Road environment:
Problem
road
26th Dec 2019Photo #7309826th Dec 2015Cyclists on the Mohne dam, GermanyCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
25th Dec 2019Photo #2756925th Dec 2010Mill Road on Christmas Day - couldn't it be like this all the time?Road environment:
Event
road
24th Dec 2019Photo #9533924th Dec 2017Night ride on the RedwayCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
23rd Dec 2019Photo #4679923rd Dec 2012The Great Stour Way cycle path when flooded.Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
22nd Dec 2019Photo #1237322nd Dec 2007National Cycle Network east from Penzance - the asphalt doesn't last long.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st Dec 2019Photo #1234421st Dec 2007It's the 21st of December in Assen.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
20th Dec 2019Photo #10408520th Dec 2018Possibly the narrowest alley in England? Even a folder has to be folded here.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
19th Dec 2019Photo #10408119th Dec 2018Cyclists descending towards the Kyzyl-Kum desert, UzbekistanRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
18th Dec 2019Photo #8648718th Dec 2016Regent's Canal towpathCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Dec 2019Photo #9398417th Dec 2014Contraflow cycle lane, using a No entry except cycles sign, in BrusselsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
16th Dec 2019Photo #8646616th Dec 2016Cycle parking and start of route to the Alison Richard Building, Cambridge.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
15th Dec 2019Photo #4729615th Dec 2012Cycle route to Palo Alto stationCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Dec 2019Photo #6243214th Dec 2012Waiting for the police to let us turn right at a junction in Kathmandu.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
13th Dec 2019Photo #8201913th Dec 2015Some nice Dutch bikes draw attention to this businessBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
12th Dec 2019Photo #3676512th Dec 2011Tridem and recycling trailer, Santiago, ChileBicycle:
Event
bicycles
11th Dec 2019Photo #8642011th Dec 2016Good permeability in this new developmentCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
10th Dec 2019Photo #9528610th Dec 2017The great snow of 2017.Cycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
9th Dec 2019Photo #863339th Dec 2016Is this a cycle lane, or are cyclists supposed to be on the carriageway?Road environment:
Problem
road
8th Dec 2019Photo #367328th Dec 2011Weekend cyclists on the promenade, Viña del Mar, ChileCycleway:
Event
cycleways
7th Dec 2019Photo #466847th Dec 2012Cyclist descending from Mount Diablo, the Californian equivalent of Mont VentouxRoad environment:
Event
road
6th Dec 2019Photo #1038556th Dec 2018Potential for a continuous route here, enabling local cycling on quiet roads.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
5th Dec 2019Photo #726795th Dec 2015Lots of bikes at the new cycle parking at St Barnabas, Cambridge.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
4th Dec 2019Photo #863034th Dec 2016London Cycle Route 33 passing a bus stop and access to a residential cul de sacCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
3rd Dec 2019Photo #862323rd Dec 2016No Golf - but cycling is not a worry here.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Dec 2019Photo #728132nd Dec 2015Painted cycle lane that disappears at the next junction.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
1st Dec 2019Photo #951511st Dec 2017Sign reads 'Do not chain bicycles to this post'.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
30th Nov 2019Photo #10377330th Nov 2018Cambridge’s cycle thru seasonal tree.Destination:
Event
destinations
29th Nov 2019Photo #6287529th Nov 2014There is no gap for cycles even though the signs said there would be!Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
28th Nov 2019Photo #7258128th Nov 2015Excellent new cycle bridge in Ottery St MaryCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
27th Nov 2019Photo #7253427th Nov 2015In dry weather, this bridleway is a much nicer way than the busy A603.Track:
Problem
track
26th Nov 2019Photo #5423126th Nov 2013Road closure - to stop rat running - excellent permeability for cycling.Road environment:
Good practice
road
25th Nov 2019Photo #10366825th Nov 2018Progress being made on Birmingham’s main road cycle tracks.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
24th Nov 2019Photo #8457424th Nov 2006A pedestrian and cycle path through the South Parks area of Glenrothes.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
23rd Nov 2019Photo #9509623rd Nov 2017Decent covered cycle parking at Haymarket stationCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
22nd Nov 2019Photo #6272822nd Nov 2014Cycle parking at the seasonal ice rink attraction.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
21st Nov 2019Photo #5384521st Nov 2013Big wonky sign in FulbournGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
20th Nov 2019Photo #9507020th Nov 2017Vauxhall Bridge with barrier separating motor traffic.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
19th Nov 2019Photo #8597519th Nov 2016Bike hangar in Rotherhithe Street.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
18th Nov 2019Photo #8612418th Nov 2016Nice shiny crash barrier. Pity about the path.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
17th Nov 2019Photo #10353617th Nov 2018Some minor works here would enable cycle access to path, which leads to a park.Other:
Infrastructure
general
16th Nov 2019Photo #5388916th Nov 2013Members of Cambridge Cycling Campaign considering possible solutions.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
15th Nov 2019Photo #6260815th Nov 2014Traversing a roundabout in Perne RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
14th Nov 2019Photo #6259314th Nov 2014St Anna Pedestrian/Cycle Tunnel in Antwerp runs under the River Scheldt.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways

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