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The Leeds & Liverpool Canal towpath approaching the Three Rise Locks in Bingley. The path is quite steep here for a short distance. Half way up the locks, a ramped footbridge leads across the dual carriageway to Keighley Road in Bingley.

Steep steps with a channel for wheeling bikes on the bridge linking Ditton Meadows and Stourbridge Common.

An awkward barrier at the foot of the ramp up to the Forth & Clyde Canal towpath, and no dropped kerb. The only way to the Clydebank Business Park that could possibly be just a quarter of a mile is to head in the opposite direction from ... [more]

Signs visible through the trees for various destinations not mentioned at the top of the ramp. Anyone getting this far probably already knows where they are going. Plus an awkward barrier to get around at the bottom of the steep and narrow ... [more]

After a brief piece of asphalt at the railway access point, the path reverts to a soggy soft surface for the unexpectedly steep climb.

Arrotshole Road path climbs up towards the Morrison's supermarket, with other paths connecting at various points.

Someone needs to set up a website 'Rate My Asphalting'.

Steep ramp from under bridge up to lock at Tapton - cyclists should use alternative route over bridge

The HArTT cycle route goes down this steep slope to the Union Canal (see #101156). A new sensibly graded ramp has been built to the right (see #101153).

The path alongside the Westquarter Burn suddenly gets rather steep for the climb back up to New Hallglen Road. More like a mountain biking route than a local cycle network route!

Cycle parking at the top of the steep bit of the hill, saves having to pedal back up if the bike is already at the top. But some proper stands at the shopping centre entrance would be better.

A steep ramp down to the passageway under the railway and linking to Drossie Road and the opposite side of Falkirk High station. The path to the right leads to the nearside platform. There appears to be more than enough room behind the c ... [more]

A steep access ramp to the Union Canal towpath, although there's not much that could be done to reduce the gradient without a big budget.

This path appears to have been forgotten about.

Despite the Clyde Gateway road and new police headquarters being built alongside, the cobbled ramp still remains unaltered. A flight of concrete steps has been provided for access to the police headquarters.

Sign reads: "CYCLING DOWN THIS HILL IS DANGEROUS"

A steep ramp up to a railway bridge, only really useful for walking.

The barrier across the top end of the steep "pedestrian access route" to Linlithgow station.

Steep steps down to pass beneath the Galafoot Bridge, on the Borders Abbey Way.

The railway path leaves Winston Road on a rather steep ramp.

A welcome new path connecting the Kelvin Walkway to Southmuir Place, but it appears to have been built without any regrading of the gradients, so has a sudden steep climb.

A steep ramp out of underpass at Old Glasgow Road.

Newport, North Sydney Access to the properties on this crammed peninsula is entirely up or down steep roads, many with no or narrow footways.

Tai Po near the nine eagles golf club

NCN 24 passes through a school down a very steep path with obstructions.

NCN 24 passes through a school down a very steep path with obstructions.

River Severn - Shrewsbury - signs - National Cycle Network route 81 Location: , Shrewsbury (England, United Kingdom) On the path near the River Severn, between the English Bridge and Shrewsbury Station. Was looking for an alternati ... [more]

A simple road closure that allows cycles through.

Steep and narrow. The path from Blairlinn Industrial Estate to Lenziemill Road.

Closed off road leading down steep hill to Hendham Vale.

Steep section of road closed off to motor traffic with bollards at #72771 and #72773.

Cycle bridge from Medias station, Romania

The ramp up from the Clyde Walkway to the Clyde Gateway is still steep and cobbled, yet the new Police Headquarters has a shiny flight of steps!

Despite the money spent on the road and on the adjacent newly built Police Headquarters, the ramp for cycling down to the Clyde Walkway is still steep and cobbled.

Clearly not a purpose-built cycleway. The path heads up a steep slope onto the former railway embankment.

Steep slope out of underpass beneath Greenfaulds Road.

While the barriers have replaced worse barriers, the problem of the unnecessarily steep ramp remains, and the people I saw before and after taking this photo both dismounted rather than attempt to ride up this ramp. Also the bollard sugg ... [more]

Québec's Route Verte no.1 on a steep hill in Riviere-du-Loup pQ

One of the hairpin bends in the cycle path up to the cycle track on the Erksine Bridge.

A rough and in places steep path between Parkhall and Dalmuir in Clydebank.

Steep hill

The point where cyclists are meant to leave the roadway is fortuitously just beyond the point where most pedestrians leave the footway to go down the steps to Old Perth Road. However, there's no indication what first-timers are meant to do, ... [more]

Users of the Millburn Active Travel Route are expected to leave King Duncan's Road at the dropped kerb before the start of the crash barrier, then use the footway and U-turn down the steep ramp at the end of the wire fence. Check your brake ... [more]

A steep ramp connecting Old Perth Road and King Duncan's Road, part of the Millburn Active Travel Route. At least it has been gritted.

The final section of the ascent of Corstorphine Hill, which becomes unrideable.

The top of the track seen in #59019.

A steep track up Corstorphine Hill. The tarmac doesn't last.

Steep and slippery approach to triple barrier at foot of ramp constructed under Safer Routes to Schools programme.

Perhaps a bit late to be telling cyclists coming down the hill in King's Park to go slow!

A close-up of the steep ramp up to the bus stop raised crossing on the segregated cycle track on Balmore Road (see also #58583)

Steep inclines of 30% in Robin Hood's bay.

In Robin Hood's bay the streets are so steep (30%) that if you want to be kind to your bike its better to walk - even downhill.

Whitby's 199 steps to St. Mary's Church, or you can ride up the 1 in 3, where there are supposedly no motor vehicles!

A very steep bit of cycle path

There are several of these chicane gates to slow cyclists down on the descent through Chatelherault Country Park (see #38921)

"Caution, Steep Gradient" - sign on NCN 74 in Chatelherault Country Park (see also #38922)

Bradford on Avon - very hilly, still using post bikes (Cambridge - very flat, post bikes abandoned...)

Steep cobbled ramp access to NCN 75 cycle path at Rutherglen Bridge. Megabucks are being spent rebuilding the road at this location, but will any money go on the cycle path access? Update at #71262.

Hill Climb Points Race Part of The Glasgow Fixed Gear Easter Weekender

Location: Egton Bridge, North Yorkshire Moors. Another ridiculous gradient, this time as I was heading into Egton.

A841 - Circling Arran. Location: Carradale, Isle of Arran

The section of the Colleges Cycle Route that goes up and under the motorway sliproads at St George's Cross. Barriers, gradients, last autumn's leaf-fall. Not surprisingly many cyclists choose to go through the stopped up section of New City ... [more]

Steep descent towards Killin - take care!

A short steep link on a footpath

Gradient sign on Bathwick Hill.

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