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Coventry Road shared-use cycleway or motor vehicle storage?

Excellent bike shop in Hinckley.

New development along Sketchley Brook.

Cycleway ends and reverts to a footpath here.

Good stands next to the library entrance.

Shared use comes to an end, cyclists continue on the road at this junction. CYCLISTS REJOIN CARRIAGEWAY

Shared use joins carriageway at a short advisory cycle-lane ahead of a pinch point.

Shared use at a school with edge of carriageway fencing.

Racks in school grounds

This strange mix of shared use and no cycling on the same pole is still here at the end of 2018. See #28576.

Normandy way with it's narrow two-way cycle lane at a crossing with a footpath.

Narrow cycleway with significant lip for the footway section. The width shown in the image is 1.33 m but when the phone camera was closer to the surface a width of 1.2 metres was shown.

Narrow shared use on Normandy Way.

Holliers Walk, Hinckley

Shared use footway

Sketchley Old Village

Sketcley Lane - closed to motor vehicles

Sketchley Lane - closed to motor traffic.

Link to Sketchley Lane which is closed to motor traffic.

This sign has evolved to grow up through the dense foliage and flower to reveal it's vital message: Cyclists Dismount to warn of the unmarked crossing of an industrial road.

Dangerously overgrown cycleway near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley.

Dangerously overgrown bush near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley. See #99974

Dangerously overgrown bush near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley. This has been reported to Leicestershire Highways Ref: FS79728760 https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/report-a-road-problem

Dangerously overgrown bush near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley. See #99974

Cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley.

Cyclists dismount to cross this road (at an unmarked crossing point) serving an industrial estate, but head to the A5 for a bike to the South :-/

Cycle route sign on a road serving large industrial estate.

An overgrown path - or 'rewilded'.

Crossing of an industrial estate access road.

Warning sign for the crossing round the corner at #99968

Cycleway next to industrial estate access road.

Cycleway on access road to industrial estate

Cycleway alongside the A5

Cycleway alongside the A5 protected by Armco style barrier, next to the Lime Kilns pub which is on the Ashby Canal.

Cycleway alongside the A5 protected by Armco style barrier.

The big black sign can light up to read: OVERNIGHT VEHICLE DIVERSION <------ USE A5

Cycleway next to the A5

Cycleway alongside the A5

Two waves of bollards a badly placed lighting column and overgrown bushes all serve to slow down your approach to the A5.

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

Bizarre bollards down the middle of the road very near to a lorry distribution park, and massive rocks presumably to stop overrunning of the verges?

"Cyclists rejoin carriageway" to pass the DPD International Gateway. or cross (at an unmarked crossing) to joint the footway cycleway on the other side. I suppose we have to be grateful for the dropped kerbs.

"Cyclists rejoin carriageway" see #99954

Covered cycle parking at the visitors entrance to DPD.

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

Four bike racks in the large car storage area at the Hansom Cab pub.

Footway cycleway on Hollycroft

Footway cycleway on Hollycroft

Tudor Road, Hinckley There's a footway cycleway on the right. See #99848 Many of the gardens have been converted into car storage areas, and I saw cars parked fully on the footway.

Tudor Road, Hinckley

Footway cycleway The planners probably thought "Well they're driving on the footway so we might as well let cyclists go there too".

Awful, dreadful. End of a short piece of shared use footway.

Shared use pavement cycleway on Leicester Road, Hinckley

New pavement cycle on Leicester Road, Hinckley. Shared use continues into side roads briefly. Cyclists can cycle straight across the mouth of the junction. Pedestrians have lost out big time. Just about the best thing to say about the schem ... [more]

New pavement cycle on Leicester Road, Hinckley. Shared use continues into side roads briefly. Cyclists can cycle straight across the mouth of the junction. Pedestrians have lost out big time. Just about the best thing to say about the schem ... [more]

Racks near Hinckley's new leisure centre at Argent's Mead.

Long standing cycle shop in Hinckley.

Burbage Common Road Site of proposed rail yard: http://www.hinckleynrfi.co.uk/db-the-location/

Burbage Common Road

At the start of the Women's Tour in Hinckley! #wt2014 http://www.womenstour.co.uk/

(2) Surface of cycle track washed away, exposing large stones underneath, making riding hazardous. Also Link to this photo: #45167

(1) Surface of cycle track washed away, exposing large stones underneath, making riding hazardous. Also see photo #45168

A bollard and railing at the end of this useful cut through. Although this 'walk' is marked as no-cycling research has uncovered the fact that Hinckley Borough Council has erected a number of no cycling signs without going through proper pr ... [more]

Cycling prohibited on the shared use path on the Hinckley bypass (Normandy Way). Blue signs are only advisory so presumably the red cycling prohibited sign trumps the blue one for this section. Welcome to Leicestershire 2011 - yes to ... [more]

Driving past the new Tesco in Hinckley - note there are some cycle racks on the left of the picture.

Postie's bike - presumably she's doing her round today on foot in these conditions.

One way sign with No Cycling panel.

Hinckley's "Pedestrian Zone" permits buses and cycles.

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