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Photo listing : bicycles

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Here we go! Leaving Siena for Rome on a Via Francigena package that includes an e-bike. Unfortunately it came with just two bars of battery, so all but about 5km of the first 55km were done without electric assistance.

Residential railing bike storage at Kelvinside Terrace South.

[Image taken 8.10.21] Navigation Road, York. A family in a Nihola ( - an example of what I call a ‘York’cycle. See also: #174706 and links.

[Image taken 8.10.21] Navigation Road, York. I’ve seen one of these two people a couple of times. He (as they, today) moves fast and never seems to have time or inclination to stop. A shame as perhaps he has a business he could promote, b ... [more]

[Image taken 8.10.21] Navigation Road, York. The rider has a car but prefers to make journeys by cycle – in all weathers. This is what I call a ‘York’cycle. A machine set up for utility and/or caring duties. Such cycles can be heavy a ... [more]

When a tour boat wants to use the lock a member of staff jumps on a bike to come and help with the gates.

Mike Stapleton, champion campaigner in the Melbourne and Royston area on the A10 cycle ride. @a10cycle

[Image taken 29.9.21] Peasholme Green, York. Bill from Edible York with his bike. Context see: #174503.

Paramedic bicycles in use at Chariots of Fire 2021

Veteran bicycle club meet

It's great that the hotel offers bikes, but halfway up the climb to the Stelvio Pass, these may not be the most appropriate type.

Grocery delivery trike, Paris

[Image taken 25.8.21] Alder Way, New Earswick, York. Andy and Louise have just cycled to Ampleforth and back. (Perhaps 104km/65 miles.) And they are still smiling. Andy does a distance I can't do and he does it in a handcycle. But, BUT... ... [more]

Bicycle-themed public art at a new development

[Image taken 22.8.21] Rowntree Park, between Butcher Terrace and the Millennium Bridge, York. A group of families meeting on the grassy area. One family arrived on this: a Circe tandem with a trailer ( Definitely a 'Yo ... [more]

[Image taken 14.8.21] Library Square, York. Travel the world via the books or the PCs in the library, or, today from the Sheffield racks outside it. See also: #173231. Other images today: #173232, #173233.

[Image taken 13.8.21] Tanner's Moat, York. Five weeks after reporting and the cycles are still here. The blue/white one has fallen/been moved and now takes up more space and calls attention to the issue and perhaps that leaving a cycle (her ... [more]

[Image taken 10.8.21] Filey Terrace, York. Luna and her owner. Luna has been pushed out of her spot on the back rack as her carrier is being used to transport inanimate goods. She will whine if she she feels she's had to walk for too long. ... [more]

Companies are starting to notice the value of cargo bikes.... (also saw a pedalme, but those are 2 a penny in London now :)

Stop me and buy one in Gwydir Street, Cambridge

[Image taken 28.7.21] Tanner Row, York. Cargo cycle, design Bullitt ( extended the variety of transport modes here. Other image this location today: #172632. Other images today: #172629 and links.

Norman cycle frame made in Ashford, Kent came to the National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells from Lincoln cycle museum when that closed in 2017 or thereabouts.

National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells.

Triangulated Dursley Pedersen at the National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells.

Halford’s cycle at the National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells.

Lady at the front trike at the National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells.

Ladyfront tandem at the National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells. See also #60562

Triplet at the National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells. See #172336

Info about a Mel Pinto bike at the National Cycle Museum, Llandrindod Wells. See #172337

“Abandoned Bike” will be removed in 14 days time.

Yet again, someone has had a brilliantly original idea for free advertising, in a rather anti-social location. How long will it last?

It’s already been tried and failed in Northern Ireland with ebikes thankfully the law changed last year. It killed the ebike and cycling growth here. Somewhere in Northern Ireland!

President Joe Biden has given Boris Johnson a new US-made bicycle to mark their first ever meeting. The bicycle was made by Stephen Bilenky of Bilenky Cycle Works, who was asked to create “a modern version of a British roadster”. ... [more]

Numbered bikes belonging to a tour group, on the Market Place, Hexham

Rea Valley Route at Cannon Hill Park - Cycling past the Fairground Location: Cannon Hill Park, Selly Park (England, UK) A Sunday morning walk around Cannon Hill Park. Forecast was rain, it later started to lightly rain, before it g ... [more]

Wishesh on #WorldBicycleDay #World_Bicycle_Day 🚴 Location not known other than Orissa, India.

delivery bike, Bristol

Trike etc at the Draper's Arms, north Bristol

[Image taken 27.5.21] Minster Yard, York. This is a Velo Flippa. The owner said it's a balance bike that converts to a trike and back, with parent power and steering via the pushbar. She said they don't have room for a trike and a balance b ... [more]

Trick cyclists (look, no saddle!) being filmed for a student project in front of Coventry cathedral

E-bikes at a café stop, Little Walsingham (not sure why you'd want to block the gate though)

Cycle courier in Grenoble collecting leftover bread for a microbrewery to make bread-beer.

[Image taken 13.5.21] Bootham Terrace, York. This cargo cycle is around 93cm wide. The transparent door at the front means children (or pets) inside can see out. But also - and critically for some users - that you don't need to lift people/ ... [more]

[Image taken 13.5.21] Bootham Terrace, York. Sleek, stylish cargo cycle from Butchers & Bicycles See also: #168885 for width. This is an example of what I call a 'York' cycle. A cycle is that is wider o ... [more]

[Update: CYC has said this is not one of their machines. I have responded that having one would give officers insight into some of the realities of the infra, and the experience of people who ride with wider heavier cycles including due to ... [more]

Shopping at Sainsbury's with an old Ofo bike without a pannier rack

Bikes on a barge and the Woodbridge tidal mill

cyclist with ladder

[Image taken 20.4.21] Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. Tier electric hire cycle. Other images of this bike today: #167510, #167511, #167514. All Tier hire scooter sites documented see: #164663.

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle on Tanner Row, junction with Rougier Street, York. York. It is around 60cm wide. See: #167506 for image showing the length.

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle on Tanner Row, junction with Rougier Street, York. It is around 300cm long. It can use the Sheffield (rack) that other cycles can't as it has a stand and doesn't need the rack to support it. See: #167505 fo ... [more]

[Image taken 20.4.21] Cargo cycle, Tanner Row junction with Rougier Street, York. See: #167505 (width) and: #167505 for length.

[Image taken 20.4.21] College Street/Goodramgate, York. This 'York'cycle' has been set up so the owner has everything she needs whether for utility or work use, or for a leisure ride. It has a basket, permanent panniers, two-pronged stand, ... [more]

Bicycles used to triple income in Southern Zambia

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. Showing the space it takes. For all captions about this cycle and turning circle see: #167286

[Image taken 17.4.21] Cargo/delivery cycle (body is 1m3) on Sheffields (racks) at Rougier Street/Tanner Row, York. Such cycles have a role in last-mile deliveries as well as food deliveries as an alternative to a motor vehicle and their sp ... [more]

Bikes among these items fished out of the river. The spokes in that wheel have all rotted away but the wheel is still connected to the forks by the axle. The steel in the handlebars has also rotted away leaving only the chrome skin in pl ... [more]

Security staff with mountain bike at King's Cross station

[Image taken 31.3.21] Tom's Bakfiets dwarfs his son's Ridgeback, Rowntree Park. See also (Tom): #166520 (Other wider cycles): #164845

[Image taken 31.3.21] Transporting an awning in a trailer on NCN65 near Rawcliffe Meadows, York. Ryan is to be found on the ice cream boat some days: #167763. See also wider, longer 'York' cycles: #164845.

Carpenter's bike and trailer.

[Image taken 23.3.21] Outside the central library in, York 3 typical wider cycles and therefore needing wider-spaced Sheffields (as available at this location) due to the permanently attached luggage: (l) rack with box, (c & r) rack with pa ... [more]

[Image taken 18.3.21] Outside Lidl, James Street, York a typical wider cycle due to the embellishments - a basket fore and aft. See also: #164845, #165594

[Image taken 17.3.21] A well-laden machine from the York Green-Link Couriers company. The white package is a carpet. But they also carry much smaller items... including live ones... for example, locusts. For other longer, wider 'York' cycle ... [more]

It's all gone meta.

[Image taken 8.3.21] Mangled bike on Sheffields at Aldi, Fulford Road, York. See also #165094.

[Image taken 8.3.21] Mangled bike on Sheffields at Aldi, Fulford Road, York. See also #165095.


One house, seven bikes and a trailer.

[Image taken 4.3.21] Outside CycleStreet (87 Layerthorpe, ) York. An example of a typical York cycle: adult cycle with child seat, basket, trailer. And in a typical York formation: ie with a child's cycle alongside. ... [more]

Lots of Outspoken panniers on these rental bikes at Trumpington Park & Ride

Reopened shakey bridge (Cycling/walking )

Group of cyclists - Sunday Morning

[Image taken 26.2.21] Marygate carpark, York. Compost John (John Cossham) is a familiar sight around York. His rig is distinctive. The trailer plus cycle is nearly 4m long. Cycle networks need to be able to accommodate larger designs (longe ... [more]

A well-loaded bike in Kathmandu

That's a serious machine for the Waitrose run.

Voi ebike detail of the front forks.

Now scooters AND bikes for hire

Cycle stands and Santander Bikes on display at Santander Bank offices, London

Zedify deliveries from Mill Road

Posties are back on bikes! Only as a Covid-19 measure - they have the choice of riding as a passenger in the van, or coming by bike. And Zedify are delivering with courier bikes.

Just photographing my bike in Lahore

Painted road, Liberty Roundabout, Gulberg, Lahore

A good load of shopping at the supermarket

Yellow bike well secured to the church railings.

Transport and delivery 2020, Cambridge

The day before lockdown 2.0

Draisine, c1860, in the Giessen Museum

Gonville Hotel tandems!

Typical weather on top of the Brocken, the highest peak in the Harz Mountains

Posties on bikes, Hannover

The world’s first ambulance bicycle - exhibit at the Science Museum

Bicycles and motorbikes fished out the canal

What has kept you going during lockdown? Asks a tag on this adbike for

#CamRideHome September 2020

Art project supporting a new development, using a bicycle

Food delivery and post both on bikes

Beer delivery trike in the Amsterdam Museum

Trike by St Bavo's church, Haarlem

A cyclist taking a short-cut away from the official crossing point on NCN 7, across the Riverside Museum approach road, despite having to bump the kerbs. There is a significant desire line evident in the grass.

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