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Nice little pond

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Not suitable for cycling (at least not for a while) but there's an old footpath alongside Hawke Brook that's been used for generations to gain access from Clowne Road, to Church Road, although it's a lot less used these days than 30 years a ... [more]

Old path from Clowne Road to Church Road than runs alongside Hawke Brook, a lot more overgrown and disused than it was in the 80s!

Former Shuttlewood water treatment works. Possibly a way of forming a connection to the old Oxcroft Branch Line and then onto Seymour from the Oxcroft/Bolsover area

Site of former Shuttlewood water treatment works, all been flattened now, but the old track to the site remains, and could provide access to Mill Lane/ the former oxcroft disposal point site.

Old lane up to Bentinck Road. The terraced houses were built for Oxcroft Colliery, and the lane was used by the miners to get to work until the colliery closed in the 1970s.

Trail on Bolsover pit tip

Bolsover Colliery tip, some nice trails on here, plus great views of the Castle

Footpath through trees

Blind Lane, quite picturesque with stream down side of road

Blind Lane

Footpath from Hill top /Blind Lane, looking towards Shuttlewood

Footpath between hill top/Woodhouse Lane and Chesterfield Road

Footpath leading to Chesterfield Road, Shuttlewood

Well used path between fields, off of the official public footpath

Track parallel with Woodhouse Lane but behind the tree line.

Drainage channels under Woodhouse Lane. There is/was an underpass here, it was filled in after the landscaping of the former pit tip was completed.

Why Shköder, Albania, is a cycling city - bikes were introduced by the Swedish consul in 1907. The only real infrastructure is plentiful parking, but that's enough for a strong cycling culture to survive.

The ‘Ride’

Access to five pits trail from Heath

Footpath towards five pits trail from Heath Village

Footpath towards five pits trail from Heath Village

Footpath from Heath to five pits trail

Public footpath from Heath to Stockley Trail

Footpath up to Heath Village from Stockley Trail

Footpath towards Stockley Trail from Heath (it's a better route to use the farmers track at the side of the field that go through the middle of the field in my experience)

Footpath up to Heath from Stockley Trail

Footpath through fields towards Heath from Stockley trail

Footpath down side of field between Heath and Stockley Trail

Footpath down side of field, and alongside of M1 up to Heath from Stockley trail

Footpath towards Stockley Trail from Heath

Access to "Ramcroft Trail" then onto Stockley Trail, using side of field that isn't used for crops. Ramcroft trial is an old Railway line that served Ramcroft Colliery until the 1960s, complete with flat concrete topped stone bridge ove ... [more]

Public footpath up to Heath from Stockley Trail

Ramcroft trail

Ramcroft trail

Disused railway line that provides a great alternative to the footpath through the fields up to Heath from the Stockley Trail

Montpellier Station

My commute through Kings Norton park one Sunday morning

Oh the irony! A Turkish airline suggests going to the Netherlands to enjoy cycling. Because virtually no-one cycles in Istanbul. (Approximate location)

Cyclists waiting for a ferry, Istanbul

Trike rides offered by the beach

Church Road looking towards Shuttlewood Road

Church Road towards Stanfree. An old lane in need of some TLC

Church Road, a decent surface here

Path on Church Road, needs improving to make it easier to cycle on.

Overgrown pathway on Church Road, flatter than the proper path which has deep ruts but needs some TLC to make it easier to bike on. Unfortunately this lane suffers due to motorbike use.

Path along hawke brook used by local people, would be nice to see it as a proper walk

Track leading up towards A632 /arkwright /bridge. Not currently accessible on the bike, but could be a great alternative in time.

Trail looking towards Duckmanton

Looking towards the busy A632 and well constructed bridge made for the opencasting

Clearance under bridge on busy road. There's steep banks of earth on either side of the bridge though

Bridge at busy A632 road, a good few feet of clearance under the bridge, on both sides. The bridge could be opened up and used as part of a cycle trail.

Trail to Arkwright

Access onto Longcourse Lane

Trail between Duckmanton and Arkwright

Access onto Markham Vale tip.

Filling station at St Dennis looking towards the incinerator.

Old railway line

The canal may be dry and derelict here but there's a useful surface that can be used all year round.

NCN 110 gravel track at Humberston Fitties.

Two's company Trumpington Street, Cambridge

Current path at side of busy A632 road, obviously well used by local dog walkers etc

Bridge on A632 at Arkwright, the bridge which replaced an old railway bridge, was constructed during the opencasting of the area and relocation of the village, allowing access under the road. It was filled in underneath after the opencastin ... [more]

Path around Arkwright village

Path to rear of Arkwright village

Track to rear of Arkwright

Track around back of Arkwright

Track around boundary of old pit tip

Path around edge of former pit tip, suitable for walking / mountain biking

Path around edge of old pit tip, suitable for walking /mountain biking

(locked) gate access onto former pit tip.

Track around pit tip

Track around outer edge of former pit tip

Track around pit tip

Track around old pit tip

The Needles

Path heading towards Poolsbrook from Seymour / Netherthorpe, can get quite muddy other side of gate, but there's a better way by going left immediately after the ballast and staying in front of the fence until access opens up a little furth ... [more]

Access linking Seymour trails and Poolsbrook Country Park over tip, can get quite muddy but only alternative is using the road.

Access over bridge towards Shuttlewood / Woodside

gravel surface track on old pit tip, great for mountain biking or walking

Track on old pit tip

track around old pit tip

track around old pit tip , a good loop for mountain bikes

decent surface track leading around lower edges of tip, great for mountain biking

Secure fence and well locked gate onto Buttermilk Lane

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