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Last stretch of Black Bear Park greenway finally gets a tarmac surface. Unfortunately the anti-cycle barrier is #84821 wasn't removed while they were at it.

Black Bear park now surfaced - addresses the step. The ramp up to Kingsway could still do to be wider.

A frame barrier across tarmac path serves no purpose whatsoever as it is easily bypassed by the rough path to the right.

Chicane barriers on the Transpennine trail NCN62. I suppose the idea is to slow down cyclists approaching the road, but this is entirely unnecessary as they are at the top of a steep ramp. The one positive is that they are a great … [more]

Link from Black Bear Park to Maple Grove. There used to be an obstructive "A Frame" barrier here - the two wooden posts are much easier to negotiate - though completely pointless.

roots pushing up the surface of Black Bear Park greenway UPDATE 2020: This stretch has been resurfaced.

'A' frame barrier obstructing Black Bear Park greenway

The Black Bear Park Greenway is narrow and poorly surfaced at the northeastern end near to Kingsway. UPDATE June 2020: The path has now been widened and surfaced. #140394

route sign

End of Black Bear Park Greenway wherew it meets Kingsway (A50). Directon sign, but no dropped kerb.

One of a number of barriers across the Black Bear Park cycle path. UPDATE 2018: The barriers along Black Bear Park are now permanently open

'A' frame obstructing access from Loushers Lane to the Black Bear Park cycle path can be avoided by using the small path to the left. UPDATE 2020: vegetation has now been cleared rendering the barrier even more pointless than it was … [more]

'A' frame

One of several barriers interrupting progress along the Black Bear Park cycle path. UPDATE 2018: barrier now permanently open

Very narrow gap in the barrier

Good route signage.

Kissing Gate - very difficult to get a bike through.

Good signing on Black Bear Park cycle path identifies individual streets connecting to the path.

Difficult access from the Black Bear Park cycleway to the south side of Knutsford road via a set of steps and an awkward barrier.

One of several barriers obstructing progress along the Black Bear Park. UPDATE 2018: Barriers along Black Bear Park are now permanently open.

Clear direction signing

'A' frame barrier

'A' frame barrier

Clear direction signing on the Black Bear Park. Unfortunately the signs point the wrong way. Cyclists heading for Woolston & Birchwood need to follow the Westy direction and follow Stringer Crescent as there is no exit to the northbound … [more]

Barrier where two cycle routes (Trans-Pennine Trail NCN62 & Black Bear Park) cross the A49 at a toucan crossing. The pavement can get very crowded when even small groups try to thread themselves from the crossing through the barrier. The … [more]

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