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[Image taken 16.6.23] Folk Hall, Hawthorn Terrace, New Earswick, York. [NOTE: No street view at this exact location.] What works for one form of non motorised user works for another. But both of us have had to lift our machines over the … [more]

[Image taken 29.5.23] Deangate, York. These racks are Sheffields - tick. They are well-placed for the city centre - tick. But they are of the toastrack design ie they have linking rails - you have to lift your cycle over them when entering … [more]

[Image taken 18.5.23] New Earswick Swimming Pool, New Earswick, Huntington / York. Positives: There are racks; the racks are Sheffields; they are right next to the entrance to the pool - easy to find; they have a gap at the far end that … [more]

[Image taken 10.12.22] Co-op, 143-145 Tang Hall Lane, York. Positive: the sign that makes it clear this is cycle parking. This 'toast rack' is just wide enough to accommodate two 'bare bones' cycles - ie without luggage, child seats, … [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. A Kettwiesel recumbent trike - see another example : #182744 ( It has panniers and a box. It is also used for touring? Was it in use … [more]

[Image taken on 5.4.22] High Petergate, York. Sheffields – all in use. There’s no room for the cargo cycle in the background. There was no room for my cycle: I leant it against bollards while I took this image. Context and comments this … [more]

[Image taken 11.3.22] Boyes, Goodramgate, York. Low profile linking rails (no or minimal upstand) make these Sheffield racks accessible. You can roll a trike, for example, in and out without needing to lift it over the rails. Also, there is … [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Blake Street, York. The minimum space between uprights/supports of Sheffields is 100cm. But this is too little to be practical and comfortable (see: #177859). I think 150cm should be provided within clumps of racks: … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] I just touched the rear wheel and the cycle tipped. It did not fall as it is secured to the upright of the Sheffield-style support. However, … [more]

[Image taken 13.11.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] The cage (see also: #175855 and links) housed a cycle on my most recent visit. However, the cycle parking is of the 'toastrack' design - … [more]

[Image taken 23.10.21] Deangate, York. [NOTE: Streetview is not showing this set of toastracks.] The minimum recommended gap between uprights is 100cm. This is a shopping area and also has family groups who would share locks and therefore … [more]

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