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Such a joy to discover the cycle-friendly bridleway connecting Thriplow and Heathfield - making possible an active travel journey from Meldreth to the @IWMDuxford where @CambsCC will be meeting next week. @a10cycle https://t.co/wDPlTYsepE

The disused Magdalen Railway Bridge - a footpath, but it links bridleways. The problem is that it crosses the Great Ouse Relief Channel, but the bridge over the Great Ouse itself (on the former Watlington-Wisbech railway line) has been remo ... [more]

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. No details of the reason for the closure (see: #168828; how long it will be closed for, a contact for problems. See also: #169084 and links

The path on the right connects Jessie Street with Prospecthill Circus (at #113826), while the one on the left heads past some of the new housing and onto the Malls Mire nature reserve.

Building work continues on the redevelopment of the Prospecthill Circus area, although I wasn't clear what the purpose of this fencing was. The path could do with upgrading, that may be still to come.

Paths around the north side of the Malls Mire nature reserve are less formal than those around the centre.

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. Map at right angles – not easy to consult. Nowhere for cyclists to secure or lean cycles while they look at the map. (This issue see also: #168889.) See also: #169084 and links

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. This sign is clear: road ahead closed. But you have already made the turn into here by the time you see it. There is a map underneath (see #168887). Easy to overlook as it’s in faint colours. Not ... [more]

Having left Malls Mire nature reserve, the path meets another around the playing fields at Toryglen Road. Over to the right is the path from Prospecthill Circus that is currently being rebuilt.

A path in Malls Mire nature reservce, looking towards the council boundary. It is possible to get across into Rutherglen here, but there's a short section of steep path here.

Malls Mire nature reserve.

Paths within Malls Mire are appropriate for a nature reserve. The steps link up to the path between Prospecthill Circus and Toryglen Road in Rutherglen (that is currently being rebuilt).

The way into Malls Mire is via the forecourt of the nursery building.

[Image taken 17.5.21] Terry Avenue, York. The diversion sign for the floodworks that started today is for pedestrians. Where is the one for cyclists? Terry Ave its itself a 'destination' for people on cycles, foot, wheelchairs... in additio ... [more]

[Image taken 17.5.21] Skeldergate, York. Terry Avenue closed on Monday, 17 May 2021 for a year for Clementhorpe floodworks. Signs and writing intended to alert people to the diversion and direct them, are too small. No mention of Rowntree P ... [more]

The resurfaced section of the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath will tie into the work at Stockingfield Junction, where a bridge is being built across the canal.

Although the main towpath has been resurfaced, nothing has been done about the poor connection from the towpath to the path to Vaila Street. In addition to local access, this is important for making connections between the canal and Summers ... [more]

A section of Forth & Clyde Canal towpath has been resurfaced, between Cadder and Stockingfield.

[Image taken 16.5.21] Station Road junction with Station Avenue, York. A fallen sign further reduces the width of the pavement and increases the obstructions (there are scaffolding poles) under the City Walls. People are pushing their cycle ... [more]

[Image taken 16.5.21] Rowntree Park, York. There are two table tennis tables in this park. There is around 211cm between the table and the seating. This is comfortable and practical. See also: #167766 and links

The West Lynn ferry takes bikes, for the standard pedestrian fare (£1.20 single, £2 return) but you have to carry them down the steps, and up on the far side - easier to use the bridge a mile or so south.

Some nice ice-cream bikes.

Cycleway in Rome. Quite good although I haven't used it.

Cycleway in Rome. Quite popular while I was there.

Ghost bikes are everywhere in Rome :( There is a protected cycleway mere yards from this location, but it doesn't extend to this point.

this is exactly the opposite of how you’re supposed to built it! https://t.co/IHQLE2RKhG

Low Traffic Neighbourhood denied - roadblocks removed 14 May 2021, after petition at change.org

Low Traffic Neighbourhood denied - roadblocks removed 14 May 2021, after petition at change.org

Cycle courier in Grenoble collecting leftover bread for a microbrewery to make bread-beer.

No Cycling on the promenade in Friedrichshafen

The Marleigh development - lots of garage space, but no sign of the visitor cycle parking that's dotted around Trumpington Meadows and Clay Farm.

Link in the Marleigh development

Shared-use path into the Marleigh development

Route for cyclists from Anglesey Abbey towards Cambridge, parallel to the B1102

Signed route from Anglesey Abbey towards Cambridge, through a cycle-friendly office development.

Good new cycleway from Anglesey Abbey to Stow-cum-Quy

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NCN routes 1/11 at Tail Sluice, south of Kings Lynn

NCN 1/11 south of Kings Lynn (passing Kings Lynn power station - to the right) - a route not known to OpenCycle Map [it's there now!]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The signs and diversion map are on the fencing one panel along to the left of the Environment Agency logo. Is this somewhere people will see the signs (explanation of the works), and the cycle dive ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. The sign is very large but people will need to be looking around them to stay safe. See also (sign content): #168886, cycle route map: #168887, location of this information: #168889

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. A basic overview of the diversions in place from the Millennium Bridge in the south of the city to Scarborough Bridge in the north. All are due to floodworks. See more images related to the signage ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Tanner's Moat, York. This is the only explanation of the works around replacing the floodgates under Lendal Bridge I have seen on the route. It's on the Environment Agency's works compound (next to the gates) but in a ... [more]

[Image taken 25.4.21] Rowntree Park, York. Like: #167764 this is an example of best practice - there is cycle parking where you need it. Also seating. The racks are well used: #166699. (For more images of the table tennis, including measure ... [more]

Health and Safety pretext for refusing bikes on the West Lynn ferry - 'subject to the discretion of the operators' [2021 update - the ferry has a new operator, bikes are carried, but it's a bit awkward due to the steps]

Coldham's Common - one of the tightest curves on the national rail network, and cycle route pass through the cattle grids and underneath.

Field-edge pathway, separated from highway by hedge. Will be very nice when done. Not yet surfaced.

Start of good new cycleway from Anglesey Abbey to Stow-cum-Quy

Inadequate central refuge for cyclists to and from the National Trust's Anglesey Abbey property.

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  • Icon 169103 Signage for motorists and safer crossing for cyclists.
  • Icon 169102 SIgnage for motorists and ease of crossing for cyclists.
  • Icon 169100 Crossing the A1M at this point is tricky - no signage to motorists to warn of cycles crossing.
  • Icon 169099 Foxley lane,Milton Rd has been a dreadful nightmare for DECADES!! Desperately needs widening and resurfacing... numerous big potholes and schoolchildren from Excel Academy in constant danger.
  • Icon 169098 Widen uneven and cracked pavements. Add cycle paths and reduce road width to reduce speeding vehicles as High Elms development cycle and footpath will exit on to Windermere Avenue.
  • Icon 169077 Footbridge needed here
  • Icon 169076 “Dog bites runner here – 2 March 2021 at 5.30 pm. Black&white collie with woman (late20s, black hair). If seen report to DC police – crime ref CR/016575/21
  • Icon 169075 “Dog bites runner here – 2 March 2021 at 5.30 pm. Black&white collie with woman (late20s, black hair). If seen report to DC police – crime ref CR/016575/21
  • Icon 169074 Improve this bridleway for cyclists to use
  • Icon 169073 Improve this bridleway for cyclists to use
  • Icon 169072 Cycle path along A385 would be good
  • Icon 169071 Cycle path along A385 would be good

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