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King's Parade

Which would you choose? Sheffield stand or two tier racks It is a unanimous vote for Sheffield stands. Much more popular. Cycle parking in the basement of 50/60 Station Road.

Dooring zone markings on the newly resurfaced Station Road, Cambridge - cyclists are entitled to keep well to the right.

Covered cycle parking but using troughs, which make it difficult to secure the bikes.

Bikes dumped outside a neighbours house after the council ignored my abandoned bike reports for months. Note also in the background: motor vehicles parked across the footway and bins causing obstruction.

Station Road has been fixed! with a short stretch of red cycle lane. Let's hope it lasts.

End of May 2019: This abandoned bike is still there in the CyclePoint see ... #102763

New traffic calming on Devonshire Road, Cambridge - won't this make things worse? Taxis will constantly brake and accelerate, and will also cut in on cyclists to find the smoothest (fastest) route.

The tree roots have got so bad that there's been a collective move by cyclists to riding on the grass

New cycle stands on Station Road, Cambridge, still not in use a month after they appeared.

Cargo bikes galore for the school run Cambridge style.

These chilli style cycle racks add a little cheer to a dreary retail park.

Car storage area near a sofa store.

Covered cycle parking for thirty bikes outside a sofa store on the retail park.

Location of a collision between a bus (not this one) and a child cyclist. ... [more]

Bins in the bike racks.

Still there see ... #102763

Unofficial looking 20mph sign in Devonshire Road.

Cyclists should dismount here, to reach the stands visible in the background - obviously, because that's better than car drivers having to pay attention.

Bike shop, South Girton - I'll try to get a daytime photo, but it's better than none at all!

The whole of Station Road is a disaster for cycling - but for some reason they've resurfaced the Tenison Road junction.

End rack damage in Free School Lane. Reported at: Response received 17 Apr 2019, 11:43 "We are pleased to confirm that work has been ordered to address this issue which sho ... [more]

An unofficial looking sign has recently appeared that reads 20mph please slow down. Possibly related to #104097?

I've pretty much given up reporting potholes like these, but maybe I'll try again.

Buses often wait here, impeding the Ridgeway cycle crossing - but this bus has stopped well clear, in fact it had to reverse to get moving again.

The Ridgeway crossing Turing Way, Eddington

Signs in place well before the junction can open.

Squiggle through a construction site

All signed up and nowhere to go (yet)

Bunker's Hill, from The Ridgeway and Eddington to the Huntingdon Road

Bunker's Hill, leading to The Ridgeway and Eddington

Bunker's Hill, leading to The Ridgeway and Eddington

Route sign and crossing of the Huntingdon Road towards Girton

Bunker's Hill and crossing of the Huntingdon Road towards Girton

People are reluctant to cross Girton Road here to reach the crossing of the Huntingdon Road, because of fast cars turning into Girton Road.

Crossing without lights, not easy for cargo bikes, close to Thornton Road

Apparently a crossing here would make the right-turn lane too short so motor traffic into Cambridge would be held up. Oh dear what a shame that would be.

Cyclists are meant to join the carriageway here, just where Huntingdon Road narrows and cars cut into the cycle lane.

The nearest crossing to the Eddington Avenue junction.

Link from Huntingdon Road to Madingley Road, Cambridge

Cyclist on The Ridgeway from Eddington towards central Cambridge

No motor vehicles as a rule - but there's still a reminder to look out for cyclists and joggers

Footpath and cycle route

Diversion via footpath (perfectly fine for cycling)

The cycleway has at last been resurfaced - let's hope it lasts a few years before the roots start to lift and crack it again.

Surprisingly this delivery driver chose to stop jutting out into the carriageway rather than blocking the cycleway.

The cycleway has at last been resurfaced - let's hope it lasts a few years before the roots start to lift and crack it again.

One of the bikes I turned upside down in September last year is still there at the end of March, see #102763

Gaffer tape used to repair bollard found discarded at #106943.

Route signage to Cambridge North.

Vehicle parked overhanging the cycle parking buildout (which has lost its protective bollard) - making it harder for us to wheel our bikes in and out of the house.

Bollard damaged and lying in a nearby bush. Reported at: Reference: 00311822 Update: a week later I notice it had been repaired with gaffer tape, see #107112. But also on ... [more]

Two's company Trumpington Street, Cambridge

A child's bike-sized rack among the cycle parking in this play area.

Saturday afternoon and used Mobikes cluster around the Grand Arcade entrance.

Cambridge North signed.

Good use of space at King's College School - though I'd have put the cycle stands in at a slight angle.

The junction has been resurfaced and repainted and cycle lights have been added at the crossing over Chaucer Road - it doesn't really change anything for cyclists on NCN route 11, though.

Contraflow cycle lane to Cambridge Biomedical Campus - on the 'wrong' side of the normal lane with the traffic flow.

Imaginative use of space at Cambridge Biomedical Campus - but access (back right) is a bit tricky.

Need for cycle parking on this street.


On the towpath Location: , Fen Ditton (England, United Kingdom)

On the towpath Location: , Fen Ditton (England, United Kingdom)

Cycle parking at the Chisholm Trail site office.

Cutting the sod: a ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Chisholm Trail, and in particular the Abbey-Chesterton bridge. Jim Chisholm (lead campaigner, Camcycle), a BBC reporter and Lewis Herbert (leader Cambridge City Council ... [more]

Upper Gwydir Street: Chalked colours in the double-yellow lines.

Workstand at the New Museums Site

Five months after I upturned that Raleigh bike it's still there, see #102763.

Early work on the Chisholm Trail.

Horrible racks - difficult to get the bikes in and provide no secure anchor point. Awful.

Wheelbenders in a corner of a development.

Nice graphic but rubbish cycle parking just off Cherry Hinton Road. Difficult to secure the bike to the racks, and little support for the bike - risk of wheel bending. Putting them by the bins adds insult to injury! Very poor effort indeed ... [more]

Bikes and bins: Cycle parking in residential area. It ought to be possible to make a much better job of this. Basic "Sheffield Stands" like these are much better than the wheel benders of old, but bikes don't lean to them very well wi ... [more]

No motor vehicles - much better for cycling now (compare #4366 and #4362) the chicanes are absent, but violation by mopeds mean residents are asking for physical measures.

Arbury Road cycleway

Bus stop built into the cycleway on Arbury Road.

Arbury Road cycleway

Arbury Road cycleway

Arbury Road cycleway

Warning signs about the combined cycle and pedestrian crossing.

Arbury Road cycleway

Arbury Road cycleway

Tiger crossing on Arbury Road.

Raised table on Arbury Road.

Arbury Road cycleway (This is aligned with the Mere Way - an ancient route.)

Arbury Road cycleway

Arbury Road cycleway

Gauging the width of the cycleway - the bike is 1.8m.

Arbury Road, Cambridge with an almost two metre wide cycleway.

Climate Extinction event starting at Reality Checkpoint. Participants being advised to follow traffic rules. More photos of the event:

Workstand under the Raised Faculty building.

Yarrow Road

Four metre wide cycleway alongside Yarrow Road. Cyclists still have to give way at the side-roads, but at least there's not many of them along here.

Electric Bike Sales shop

City council staff were working here for a couple of days to create a narrower cycle access from Riverside to Tesco, and create more space for pedestrians. While they have money to do this, the county council is spending virtually nothing o ... [more]

Bike sharing area

'This cycle rack is to be deliberately left empty' ?

The county council doesn't have the money to fix this broken-up road, but the city council clearly has money for a bit of beautification. Only in disfunctional Britain!

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