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Back on asphalt as NCN route 68 heads south from Wark Forest

Start of rougher stretch of NCN route 68 entering Wark Forest from the south.

Narrow footbridge on NCN route 68 in Wark Forest

Ford and narrow footbridge on NCN route 68 in Wark Forest

Rougher stretch of NCN route 68 in Wark Forest

Start of the rougher section of NCN route 68 in Wark Forest

NCN route 68 in Wark Forest

End of asphalt on NCN route 68 into Wark Forest

Ford on NCN route 68

Ford on NCN route 68

NCN route 68 towards Wark Forest

NCN route 68 towards Wark

Signs for the National Byway

Minor road towards Wark Forest with passing places

Bridleway and sign for mountain bike route

Start of bridleway south of Wark

The price of the Walberswick to Southwold ferry has gone up from 70p in 2007 #11240, 80p in 2010 #27590 and £1 in 2015 #72061 to £2 per adult and per bike. But the ferry is now motorized

Cycling through the Longleat Estate is free of charge, unless you try cycling through the Lions' enclosure, which could cost you an ...

Virtually traffic-free gated road southwest of Wark

Virtually traffic-free gated road southwest of Wark

Virtually traffic-free gated road southwest of Wark

Virtually traffic-free gated road southwest of Wark

Virtually traffic-free gated road southwest of Wark

Virtually traffic-free gated road southwest of Wark

Excellent passing space/layby on Wark bridge

Wark bridge - almost traffic-free

Lots of signs, including one for the National Byway

Signs for the National Byway by Hadrian's Wall

The vallum of Hadrian's Wall alongside the Military Road

[Image taken 17.6.21] Bootham, York. Paul on his way to collect his son from nursery at the University. Paul doesn't have a car. His son can now pedal independently but Paul uses his cycle for utility trips too such as food shopping. Paul ... [more]

A former railway bridge in Carmichael Street that Highways England has proposed for filling in. This one is probably no loss since the area either side has been developed and the railway cutting filled in.

Cycle parking near nothing in particular and, apparently a cycleway through to nowhere in particular,

Route from Hexham station to the town centre

We only ate here because of the placemats, honest. And not needing to lock our bikes.

Modal filters, Hexham

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Skillful or foolhardy? It's a fairly common sight in Cambridge to see cyclists carrying loads of stuff on their bikes.

It is without explanation, but I believe the thing on the left is to allow cyclists to pull in and wait to cross to the shared footway on the right. See also #170247. The ban on right turns presumably didn't take into account the route o ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. The barriers remain on the outside of the car park meaning that each day I pass through the gap is closed. This leads to people climbing over the fencing (see: #170084) and ad hoc use including ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Sleek, stylish cargo cycle from Butchers & Bicycles https://www.butchersandbicycles.com/. See also: #168885 for width. This is an example of what I call a 'York' cycle. A cycle is that is wider o ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This cargo cycle is around 93cm wide. The transparent door at the front means children (or pets) inside can see out. But also - and critically for some users - that you don't need to lift people/ ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This gap is now 65cm due to the unchecked plant growth. Previous images see: #170159 and links. Other images today see: #170258, #170267, #170271, #170277

[Image from 17.6.21 see: #170271] [Update see: #169877] [Image taken 1.6.21] Marygate car park, York. Half term. Very warm already at 10.30. 66cm is too narrow. I was unable to get through without some contortions with my cycle which is abo ... [more]

[Image taken 17.6.21] Marygate car park, York. This school group visiting from Malton had been to the National Railway Museum www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/ The greenery from the rail line makes the route even narrower. The group used this 'sort ... [more]

Traffic-free shopping street in Hexham

Delightfully traffic-free lanes - until the moment I wanted to take this photo.

Beautiful quiet straight lanes

The route of the former railway to Allendale - it would make a great cycleway.

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  • Icon 170295 Traffic rat run, polluting/non polluting vehicles racing up Mardley hill speeding passed residential homes located close to the main road B197 passing traffic speeding safety traffic cameras are ignored consider installing Truvelo safety cameras, residents have to endure speeding motor cycles revving their engines , heavy vehicles causing vibrations within homes in close proximity of residential homes. driving through B197 at speed. concerns, car fumes and noise getting worse, drivers ignoring walkers, children, cyclists there are schools located close to the road at times drivers ignore horses improvement plant/more hedges reduce roads sizes to create more cycleway paths for all to use quieter buses width reducing car measures reducing numbers of cars passing through residential areas introduce time restrictions for cargo trucks using roads reduce speed limits to 20 mph in residential areas, introduce road humps. ask residents if they are willing to pay a small sum toward introducing road measures also to fund this scheme. consider using the monies from traffic camera penalties or breaches for polluting cars and no access vehicles to improve road safety, and making roads quieter. also consider using recylced road tyres for tarmacing roads
  • Icon 170256 Sheffield stands needed outside the Forest Tavern for customers. Currently bikes are imperfectly locked to the railings there.
  • Icon 170255 Sheffield stands clearly needed outside Webster's and other shops here to encourage cycling.
  • Icon 170231 There has been great work to the Bull Plain crossing with Maidenhead Street but some drivers do not take care when crossing and travel much too fast when approaching - is there something that could be done - to persuade car drivers to take more care?
  • Icon 170230 No safe way for cyclists & pedestrians to cross the A47 at the Longwater interchange.
  • Icon 170229 Very difficult to cross William Frost Way due to the high level of traffic
  • Icon 170228 Somewhere along Coleridge Road, N8 Car door fatality https://road.cc/content/news/london-cyclist-killed-car-door-crash-284119 https://twitter.com/allpartycycling/status/1405468232291655680?s=21
  • Icon 170226 Travelling against the flow of traffic will cause accidents and chaos
  • Icon 170225 Mablethorpe is a one road town, any ideas which would cause any obstruction on the high street to the traffic will cause utter chaos and grid lock the town!
  • Icon 170224 Whoever keeps coming up with these unworkable and silly ideas, needs sacking!
  • Icon 170223 It can't be improved
  • Icon 170222 Whole one-way system needs to be a 20 mph Zone, this would be beneficial to people cycling in the road. Also those walking on narrow footpaths and motorists that come across queuing traffic.

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