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Wheelbenders by a shop in Tinkers Bridge, Milton Keynes

[Image taken 27.1.23] Brunch, Auster Road, Clifton Moor, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location] Wheelbenders and Tier hire e-cycles and e-scooters. Location: #190175. Tier overview: #190175.

Wheelbenders at the back of the memorial hall in Shelford Village.

[Image taken 22.10.22] Go Store Self Storage Ltd, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York. The arrow points to the location of the ‘cycle parking’. Context and links: #187024.

[Image taken 22.10.22] Go Store Self Storage Ltd, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] This branch of Go Store (www.gostore.co.uk/location/york/) seems to have opened in late 2021: … [more]

[Image taken 10.10.22] Bootham, York. Two wheelbenders appeared in the corner of this parklet I think earlier this year. Why were they installed? Aside from the price of the item and the cost of paying someone to fit it, installing … [more]

[Image taken 7.10.22] Community Furniture Store, Raylor Centre, York. When there's no space in the cycle parking or the provision doesn't accommodate the cyclist or a cycle you get flyparking as here. But cycles parked crossways take up … [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Community Furniture Store (on the site of the Raylor Centre), James Street, York. Staff, volunteers, customers, people donating items have only this provision. It was full when I arrived but as the Store was closing … [more]

[Image taken 15.9.22] Biba House, 16 St Saviour's Place, York YO1 7PJ. Context and links: #186185.

[Image taken 15.9.22] Biba House, 16 St Saviour's Place, York YO1 7PJ. The entrance to the car- and cycle-parking for this residential development is on Aldwark. This means the cycle parking is visible to a great many people. Which must … [more]

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] A parked vehicle and bollards obstruct access to the Sheffield racks. All images here today: #184983.

[Image taken 17.7.22] Asda, Jockey Lane, Monks Cross, Huntington/York. NOTE: No street view at this location] A parked vehicle and bollards obstruct access to the Sheffield racks. The ‘wheelbenders’ on the right are unprotected from vehicle … [more]

[Image taken 20.7.22] Harrogate Chocolate Factory, North Park Road, Harrogate. Car parking right outside the doors. By contrast what is provided for people who cycle (it's on a local offroad cycle route) is not secure, not-accessible and is … [more]

[Image taken 20.7.22] Harrogate Chocolate Factory, North Park Road, Harrogate. The Harrogate Chocolate Factory is a social enterprise. It's a cafe that provides training and fair wages for people with disabilities. It also makes chocolate. … [more]

Despair at the poor cycle parking.

[Image taken 12.6.22] The wheelbenders have been removed. But signage is needed to tell people: a) there is cycle parking here; b) where it is. (It's the far side of the shop entrance: #182710). There's a sign at the entrance to the site … [more]

[Image taken 8.6.22] Ware & Kay, Sentinel House, Peasholme Green, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Staff cycle parking - empty 'wheelbenders' and (unused?) cycles leant against the wall. Context and links: #183407.

[Image taken 8.6.22] Ware & Kay, Sentinel House, Peasholme Green, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Staff cycle parking - 'wheelbenders'. Context and links: #183407.

[Image taken 8.6.22] Ware & Kay, Sentinel House, Peasholme Green, York. It's disappointing a solicitor's (www.warekay.co.uk/) so close to the centre of a city where many people cycle only has 'wheelbenders'. The location is good - easy to … [more]

[Image taken 26.4.22] Cocoa Works development, Foss Islands Way, Haxby Road, York. [Note: No street view here.] The Cocoa Works (www.thecocoa-works.com) is a redevelopment costing £47m … [more]

[UPDATE: June 2022: #183544] [UPDATE May 2022: #182710] [Image taken 12.11.21] B&Q, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The cycle is ‘secured’ only by the front wheel. I suggested the owner turn his cycle sideways across the ‘wheelbenders’ and … [more]

[Image taken 1.10.21] Outside Farmfoods, Tower Court, Oakdale Road, (off Clifton Moor Gate), York. Likely installed by/owned by Regus: www.regus.com/en-gb/united-kingdom/york/tower-court-3052. Wheelbenders. Plus wildly overgrown. Despite … [more]

[UPDATE: See: #183544.] [Image taken 12.9.21] B&Q, Hurricane Way, Clifton Moor/Rawcliffe, York. The front of this B&Q outlet has had a makeover see: #174070. The disabled car parking remains. It's easy to find (it's on the right as you … [more]

Bike parking in front of the Mole Creek Supermarket

The crime here is the wheelbenders on this fairly new building.

[UPDATE July 2022: This site is the subject of a planning application 22_01135_FULM for a Lidl and a drive thru'. [Image taken 30.6.21] Monks Cross, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York. Wheelbenders. Lots of space to replace them with roll … [more]

[Image taken 16.2.21] The Asda at Monks Cross, York, has Sheffield stands (some under cover) and wheelbenders. The Sheffields are behind the photographer and to the left ie adjacent to the wheelbenders in this image. Staff definitely use … [more]

Total shit at the arse end of the car park. Do better @asda and maybe our towns wouldn't be so clogged with motor vehicles. This is a town centre store in the middle of Warrington FFS. https://t.co/AUHLNFNlCb See also #84872.

Never seen a hybrid of wheelbenders and Sheffield stands all on a toast rack!

Close to leisure centre door - not clear if for users only.

Cycle parking for construction workers at the Cavendish III Lab

9 schlechte Radständer an der Magnuskirche. Räder können nur schlecht festgesperrt werden. Schlecht für breite Reifen

There was once some nice big hoops here (see #35944), now unfriendly signs and wheelbenders 😱

Cycle stand on the waterfront route in Bar, Montenegro

Parking at the library, Courmayeur

Oh dear, just spotted these wheelbenders on the otherwise excellent West Cambridge site.

As far as I could see these two wheelbenders were the extent of the cycle parking for the crematorium.

Shame about the wheel benders, but at least the cycle parking is right next to the main entrance.

Wheelbenders in a corner of a development.

Wheelbenders at Trinity boat house

Wheelbenders at Carlisle's cathedral.

More and more bikes available for guests at this Carnac-Plage hotel.

Hump and wheelbenders First time I've seen these humps, they weren't there at #93924.

Bootle station

Swansea University

Wheelbenders at the Rutland Water Garden Centre (and café)

Cycle Parking - Wheel Benders - At Forest End Doctors Surgery

Some wheelbenders in the bin corner of a car park in Tavistock.

Wheelbenders at a refurbished restaurant

Wheelbenders at the St Nicholas Retail Park - two bikes locked to the roof supports and the man in the background has ignored the wheelbenders in favour of locking to the trolley racks. I'm pretty sure wheelbenders were not acceptable when … [more]

Wheelbender cycle parking in Cockhedge shopping centre - cyclists tend to lock their bikes to the railings at the end rather than use the stands.

Wheelbenders at Plage de Kerrou

Wheeltwister cycle parking at the sheriff court.

Wheel-twister cycle stands mounted a bit high up on the wall outside Ravenglass station.

Some fairly new wheel-twisting cycle parking in the West Park in Cumbernauld Village.

Poor cycle parking at Lakeside Country Park. There is plenty of car parking provided but only three "wheel bender" slots for cycles.

Wheel-grabber cycle parking in Bembridge

The sign says that there have been bike thefts recently, with locks being cut. Part of the problem is these dreadful cycle racks that make it very difficult to secure a bike properly.

East Chesterton methodist polling station wheelbenders, for @smithsam @camcycle http://t.co/YaR8cPjPcg

Five wheeltwisters are provided for anyone cycling to New Douglas Park.

Cycle parking in a new development. It is very disappointing to see utterly useless wheelbenders have been installed. Shame on Cambridge city council planning department for letting this happen.

This is covered cycle parking in a new development. It is very disappointing to see utterly useless wheelbenders have been installed. Shame on Cambridge city council planning department for letting this happen.

The cycle parking in this part of the Leys school is rather ancient, but at least it is conveniently located.

The cycle parking in this part of the Leys school is rather ancient, but at least it is conveniently located.

Butterfly Style (not wall hoop)

I was rather surprised to find these wheel benders opposite The Lowry exhibition at this modern development.

Cycle parking, Ars-en-Ré

Dreadful wheelbender cycle racks that should only be used for displaying bikes in a bike shop being used as 'cycle parking' at the Golden Hind pub. Lots of bikes attached to railings and posts - an thoroughly disappointing cycle parking … [more]

Concrete slots - the most dreaded form of cycle parking. But at least here there is a wall chain - presumably put there at some point to provide an anchor for bikes. All the bikes in this area are parked in the courtyard. See #56943.

Some crummy, insecure wheelbenders in the housing along here.

Crummy wheelbender cycle parking outside a super market in Fulbourn.

Crummy cycle parking at a sports centre. Chains have been provided from the wheelbenders. Cycle ride from King's Cross to Shoreditch.

Some basic cycle parking next to Alnwick Castle Gardens.

Nicely placed

Wheelbender stands hidden away alongside Bradford on Avon library & museum

Some basic Cycle parking even at this driving range.

Wheelbenders

A covered but insecure and grim cycle parking area.

cycle parking

Grim wheelbenders at Barnwell Road library.

Three wheelbender racks.

Cyclists reject the grim concrete slots and use the fence instead. Twelve years later there's a cafe here: #72097

Wheelbender cycle parking

This primitive cycle parking has been designed to protect the wall. All the bicycle parking has since been cleared from this area as a result of the restoration of the divinity building.

Circular cycle parking. Similar image in Denmark at #9356.

Wheelbender cycle racks :-/

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