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The accumulating mud on the cycle track at the Righead Roundabout shows that, despite conditions, people are using it. The underpass on the right leads to cycle tracks on the other sides of the roundabout.

The first sign that the East Kilbride cycle route 1 has morphed into the East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route. Some of the signs on this route include the '1' number, others such as these do not.

Having thought you were now in the countryside, housing in Lindsayfield appears on the left.

Actual countryside, just around the bend from #107482.

The end of the housing development on the edge of East Kilbride.

New housing on the outskirts of East Kilbride that, despite appearances, doesn't have adequate provision for car storists' needs.

Another roundabout on East Kilbride's cycle route 1, this one at Crosshouse Road.

East Kilbride's cycle route 1 crosses Greenhills Road at this roundabout. There is a plan to dual Greenhills Road because it is so busy at peak times (although you'd never guess at 11am!).

East Kilbride's cycle route 1 crosses Greenhills Road at this roundabout. Quiet enough mid morning, but this road is so busy at peak times it is to be dualled.

Barriers on the paths either side of Newlandsmuir Road. Quite why East Kilbride's cycle route 1 doesn't go straight across and along the path ahead right through to Lonsdale Gait (avoiding the Greenhills Road roundabout) I don't know.

The path linking Newlands Road to Newlandsmuir Road on East Kilbride's cycle route 1.

A 'No Through Road' sign on East Kilbride's cycle route 1, and no destination signage for the Mossneuk cycle route diverging to the right (see #31501). Why doesn't it go all the way to Hairmyres Hospital?

Signs for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 pointing both left and right at the Westwood Hill junction. Maybe the one across the junction is for the right turn into Newlands Road and has got twisted around.

Rockhampton Avenue ends in a Fire Path with a rather messy gap between the kerb ridges. No cycle exemption from the 'No Entry' signs, and a route sign pointing right at the far side of the junction, when East Kilbride's cycle route 1 turns ... [more]

The first sign on East Kilbride's cycle route 1 that says where it is going, and the next time a destination is mentioned it has changed to Strathaven.

Another junction on East Kilbride's cycle route 1 where there is only a sign in one direction at a turn. If only the routes wasn't so darned complicated!

A route sign for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 on Melbourne Avenue.

The path from the Westwood Road underpass joins Darwin Road, but no sign for East Kilbride's cycle route 1. The route actually turns left and goes up the hill to Melbourne Avenue, but could stay on the level if it turned right and went f ... [more]

East Kilbride's cycle route 1 and its underpass beneath Westwood Road, heading for Darwin Road.

The path forming East Kilbride's cycle route 1 between Darwin Road and Mungo Park, at the underpass beneath Murrayhill at Bowden Park. No signs.

The underpass beneath Murrayhill, in common with a number of other underpasses in East Kilbride of a similar vintage, has a cycleway and separate footway. Access from Mungo Park to Bowden Park, and as East Kilbride's cycle route 1 to Darwin ... [more]

The cycle path between the Murrayhill underpass and Mungo Park is in a rather poor condition.

The cycle path from Mungo Park to the Murrayhill underpass being used as a private driveway, with a sign for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 hidden behind a bush.

A sign for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 on Carnegie Hill approaching Livingstone Drive, but nothing for turns in either direction from Livingstone Drive itself.

The original cycleway from the Righead Roundabout underpasses simply merged into Murrayhill, but a short section of extra path was added for East Kilbride's cycle route 1, allowing direct access to and from Livingstone Drive without going o ... [more]

Signs for the inbound version of East Kilbride's cycle route 1, which ends up on Cornwall Street before the turn into Blacklands Road.

Pedestrian signage at the Righead Roundabout, and over next to the underpass, an outbound sign for East Kilbride's cycle route 1.

The path to the underpasses at the Righead Roundabout. The path ahead joins with Queensway (A726). No sign for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 which turns right into the underpass.

Where now? Again, missing any signage, East Kilbride's cycle route 1 goes onto what looks like a footway at the far side of the junction, which is a path that leads to an underpass at the Righead Roundabout.

At last, the second sign in the outbound direction for East Kilbride's cycle route 1. But no sign in the other direction.

East Kilbride's cycle route 1 in the park.

No signage for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 anywhere through the grounds of the Dollan Aqua Centre, including here where the route leaves the car park and enters the park.

Clear signage for the Dollan Aqua Centre, but nothing in either direction for East Kilbride's cycle route 1 which turns here.

No sign on East Kilbride's cycle route 1 for the turn into Brouster Hill. There is a sign in the other direction, see #31508.

A damaged sign at the start of East Kilbride's local route 1 in Andrew Street. I think this was the only sign I saw with a blue background to the route number instead of an incorrect red background. No sign for the turn from the opposite ... [more]

The East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route is only signed in one direction on this route because the route was copied out of a book, and the return direction takes a totally different (and longer) route. It also now has NCN1 signage.

The East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route is signed with signs containing a red NCN1 patch, when it is actually a local route number, so should be on a blue background.

East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route signed with NCN1 sign, and no sign for return direction.

A nice bit of road on the East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route

Junction where the road from Eaglesham meets the East Kilbride to Strathaven cycle route. Distances on the various signs vary!

East Kilbride local cycle route 1 starts in an obscure side street that just happens to be home to the council buildings

Route sign on East Kilbride local cycle route 1 changes to P on a red patch for no obvious reason

East Kilbride local cycle route 1 entering Town Centre Park

Junction of East Kilbride local cycle route 1 (to Newlandsmuir and Strathaven) and anonymous cycle route to Hairmyres. This is signed with a mix of Cycles Only, Shared Use and Recommended Route signs (see #31502), rarely in the right places ... [more]

Fire path at end of Rockhamton Avenue, with gap for cycles (although not mentioned in signage), on East Kilbride local cycle route 1.

Inconsistent route signage on East Kilbride local route 1, one sign has route number on red (NCN) patch, the other has no route number.

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