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Photo listing : bicycles

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[Image taken 3.10.22] Rowntree Park, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] ‘Trixie’ – the Cycling Without Age (https://yorkbikebelles.community/events/cyclingwithoutage/) sociable. Maureen takes Margaret and Peter out for an h ... [more]

[Image taken 3.10.22] West Esplanade, York (in front of the floodgates/under the southern end of Lendal Bridge, next to the Perky Peacock cafe). Tom was about to give Sam a lift home. The reason for taking the image is that Tom has swapped ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This trailerbike (see also: #186450, # 186451) is unusual... Not the colour, not the way it attaches to the adult's cycle, but because it has been fitt ... [more]

[Image taken 28.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This trailer cycle comprises just handle bars as hand holds and a wheel plus pedals. This one is for a child to be towed by an adult on complete cycle. ... [more]

I saw the same bicycle-themed display in another branch of this shop in Venice - where cycling is prohibited.

Although bikes and many other transport modes are banned in almost all of Venice they are used by staff to get around the large Biennial art exhibition at the Arsenale.

e-MTBs at Tréguier cathedral

People ignoring multiple No Cycling signs.

[Image taken 14.9.22] Bootham, York. An American with Swedish heritage whose husband works in Aberdeen and Cambridge. They visit York often. Her cycle? One of the Bromptons the hotel lends guests. We love the hotel, she said. Which hotel? N ... [more]

[Image taken 14.9.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] As I cycled into the car park, I saw the rider of this folder head for the EV charging bays. I followed him. He explained you can use the bays for a ma ... [more]

[Image taken 31.8.22] Library Square, York. I’ve seen a leather strap on a downtube like this once before. That owner explained it helped him lift/carry the cycle, up steps and on to trains, for example. This cycle has an open frame. It a ... [more]

Tramlines (no overhead wires!) and rickshaw cycletaxi on Place Masséna, Nice

A new concept in city travel being presented to Cambridge Cycling Campaign's monthly meeting in May 2018.

Wedding in Memmingen - with the bride and groom carried in what seems to be a bike for carrying a wheelchair.

Wedding in Memmingen - with the bride and groom carried in what seems to be a bike for carrying a wheelchair.

Archduke Johann's draisine (one of the earliest prototypes of the bicycle, dating from around 1820)

Soon there were even more bikes on this semi-fast train from Landquart to Saint-Moritz - they all have to be lifted up onto hooks, alas.

Bikes on the back of a Swiss Postbus, Zernez

A swift change to a connecting Swiss Postbus

Bikes on the back of the bus from Livigno, Italy, to Zernez, Switzerland

[Image taken 23.7.22] Skeldergate, Terry Avenue junction, York. Richard bought the Kemper (www.kemper-velo.de/) a handbuilt cargo cycle on the net then adapted it to be an e-cycle. His dog was panting hard: it had been running. On this jour ... [more]

[Image taken 19.7.22] Roomzzz, York. Context and links: #184941.

[Image taken 18.7.22] York rail station, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] The green cycle has a Deliveroo/food delivery bag in front of it. Presumably the rider commutes to this city to work. Other image York station today and ... [more]

The Tour de France comes by every year or two and the giant bikes change colour, for some reason.

[Image taken 15.7.22] ExploreYork, (library), York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The uppermost (retrofitted) metal strip above the top bar on the cycle took a child seat. The owner said they have two children and the older one i ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.22] ExploreYork, (library), York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Longer rigs or setups with cycle trailers do not work easily or conveniently here. To have not 'tidied the trailer away' would have obstructed the ... [more]

[Image taken 15.7.22] ExploreYork, (library), York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This trailer is attached to the cycle by a tow bar. However, it can be pushed too - as a walking buggy or by someone running. This means the owner ... [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] B&Q, Rawcliffe, York. This e-cycle owner chose a trailer with a handle. Very practical. He said it saves him a lot of loading/unloading when moving purchases from the cycle to the garden where he'll be using them. You ... [more]

[Image taken 10.7.22] Rowntree Park, York, [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The rider of this Robin Pashley trike, is also the user of the sticks. She was on the climbing frame. Her mum said, "She'll be using a trike for many years ... [more]

[Image taken: Date unknown] This is a Creative Commons image. As it shows a CrossCountry (www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk/) train I'm locating it at the company's HQ: 18 The Priory, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6BS. The image is indicative to il ... [more]

A regular sight in Paleokhora, apparently.

Because it's Cambridge....

A bike missing a wheel locked in Woodlands Drive.

A bike locked to a squint signpost in Great Western Road.

Plenty of car parking spaces, but cycle parking hidden away on side streets. The rubber tactile matting is in a state of decay.

[Image taken 23.6.22] Minster Yard, York. Tom in a Babboe (www.babboe.co.uk) an e-cargo trike he uses for transporting his children and utility trips. Context: #183696. These people- and load-carrying cycles are increasingly popular in this ... [more]

[Image taken 23.6.22] Minster Yard, York. An active travel photoshoot for the CYC i-Travel department. ‘Frank Snapper’ (www.frankdwyerphotography.com/) is making the most of the clear weather and hugely reduced number of visitors to get ... [more]

[Image taken] 17.6.22] Outside CYC HQ, West Offices, Station Rise, York YO1 6GA. [NOTE: Street view is close to the location and is looking towards it] An e-cargo cycle (a bakfiets www.bakfiets.com/? This one #175135?) next to a full Tier ( ... [more]

No cycle facilities around this side of the roundabout, although there is a route provided in the business park to the left.

[Image taken 3.6.22] [NOTE: Street view shows a different pork butcher's on this site.] Appleton’s, 46 Market Place, Knaresborough. This small chain of butcher’s (www.appletonsbutchers.co.uk/) had a branch in York until the covid 19 pan ... [more]

[Image taken 26.5.22] [NOTE: Location of image intentionally approximate] York YO30. Where there are wheels there's a way... The contents of a shed loaded onto two trailers. The recycling centre (see: #170920) is along the motor traffic-fre ... [more]

Bike trailer in use at Partick Bridge.

An unusual e-cargo bike in St Ives

Rob fixing bikes at the start of Reach Ride 2022

Our Bickertons being washed by Cambridgeshire fire service at an event to raise funds for injured firefighters. https://www.facebook.com/groups/Bickerton/permalink/5586088308146358/

[Image taken on 3.5.22] Lidl, James Street. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.]  E-cycle and trailer (folded down) at Lidl. The cycle has a stand plus the two supporting wheels of the trailer so it doesn’t need a rack to be keep it u ... [more]

Reach Ride returners 2022

Excellent ride this year. Perfect weather and perfect company. No mechanicals either! Here's a picture from the Ely start, 10am. https://t.co/5d7TmvG65J

Reach Ride start point 2022, at The Guildhall, Cambridge

Rob with the Outspoken cargo bike full of spares and tools to help maintain the 800 bikes on the Reach Ride 2022.

[Image taken 11.4.22] Aldi, Water Lane, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] I don't think the Sheffield-shaped items this cyclist is using are intended for securing cycles to (note how close the front wheel of this cycle is to the ... [more]

People with brain injuries rediscovering their love of cyclling with Pedal Power Cycling Club. BBC News report from CS Lewis Square, East Belfast https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-northern-ireland-60989252

Oldenburg's city council is supporting this tricycle for "Radeln ohne Alter" / cycling without age.

[UPDATE: 25.4.22 CYC has responded today to say it has removed the cycle.] [Image taken on 27.3.22] Tanner Row, York. Covid restrictions have been removed or reduced. The result is the racks are in use including on Sunday afternoons. I will ... [more]

Container with adapted cycles for the disabled, Minnis Bay

Digging for shellfish by bike

[Image taken on 24.3.22] James Street, York. Routes need to be wide enough for people to stop for a chat see: #180471 (to for ask for directions, to take off or add layers, etc…). And there still be room for others to pass, see: #180472. ... [more]

[Image taken 19.3.22] Library Square, York. A 'York' cycle. An owner-specific setup that makes this cycle even more suitable for utility purposes. You couldn't take it on LNER or other ToC (train operating company) that has hooks for cycle ... [more]

Crossing to shared-use route, Mark Hall South, Harlow, and an adult bike with training wheels.

Harlow Museum actually began as a museum of cycles

Harlow Museum actually began as a museum of cycles - to the right is a 1935 Triumph semi-recumbent.

Harlow Museum actually began as a museum of cycles

Harlow Museum actually began as a museum of cycles - on the bottom is an 1898 Ariel Quintette, capable of 60mph for pacing track riders (no brakes).

On site cycle at an oil refinery.

On site cycle at an oil refinery.

Ad bike in Stamford

Cargo bike and quite a few bike stands on Marchmont St

[Image taken 4.3.22] York rail station, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Spotted this being pedalled in heavy rain over the barrier-free Scarborough Bridge, York. I turned round and followed. The rider - who preferred not to be ... [more]

Zedify cycle couriers are in Bristol too.

Cycle parking with a bike from Bristol's cycle-sharing scheme

Another bike abandoned on the racks outside our house. I have turned it upside down and reported it at: https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/report-an-abandoned-or-missing-bike The reference is WF-NVMQVBKP

[Image taken 26.2.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] E-cycle with trailer. Note the customer is using the end rack to have space to access the parking and to load the trailer. Note also there would be roo ... [more]

Bike reported as abandoned, ref: WF-WGWTHJDL https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/report-an-abandoned-or-missing-bike

Bike reported as abandoned: WF-JPCDGSXV Black Ridgeback Velocity with orange bag on seat and Kryptonite lock. https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/report-an-abandoned-or-missing-bike

The inner tube is bulging out despite my attempts to repair it with material from a face mask. The nearby bikeshop in Wyndham Park was able to provide me with a very large patch so that I could better seal the repair as a temporary measu ... [more]

A cargo bike going through Hull - I was a bit too slow getting my camera out!

[Image taken 11.2.22] Lidl, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] The trailer when full. The lid for the box can be seen sticking up in front of the trailer. The trailer itself also has a cover. Context: #179011 and links.

[Image taken 11.2.22] Lidl, York. [Note: No streetview at this location.] Over the years the owner of the trailer has learned how much weight the trailer can carry and how to protect vulnerable items. To protect against damage to shopping s ... [more]

[Image taken 11.2.22] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Unless you cycle and use your rig for utility purposes you may not know (planners, developers...) you load a cycle from the side. This image shows you load ... [more]

Photo shoot at the new Abbey-Chesterton bridge (on the Chisholm Trail) - mainly cargo bikes

Photo shoot at the new Abbey-Chesterton bridge (on the Chisholm Trail) - mainly cargo bikes.

Photo shoot at the new Abbey-Chesterton bridge (on the Chisholm Trail) - mainly cargo bikes, but these cheery lads did some wheelies for us.

Delivery bike heading out from Grape Britannia (and cycle stands at CambIT).

[Image taken 1.2.22] York rail station. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] York Gin (https://yorkgin.com/) shop uses a cargo cycle to help with advertising. [NOTE: No streetview this location.] Opposite one of the three no cycles signs in ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.2022] Tanner’s Moat, York. High winds (Storm Malik) today flattened roadworks signs and overturned this trike... No number on this cargo cycle to call. Other image this trike here today: #178353. Previous images this tri ... [more]

[Image taken 29.1.2022] Tanner’s Moat, York. Context and links: #178352.

[Image taken 25.1.22] Rail station, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This cycle caught my eye as I pedalled past. It was still on the top layer of the two-storey storage racks (see: #170490) but… the person approaching it ha ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Library Square, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] This cycle also caught my attention today: two child seats, rear panniers, and a massive basket but no e-assistance. I asked the owner to hazard how much t ... [more]

[Image taken 25.1.22] Library Square, York. What I call a ‘York’cycle ie one set up for carrying dependants/shopping in short for utility use. In addition to the child seat it has a basket. Chunky. Heavy. I noticed this was an e-cycle. ... [more]

This mini flint axe was the cause of a puncture.

Bikes and art at Cambridge North station

[Image taken 29.12.21] Yearsley pool, Haley's Terrace, York. [Note: Streetview shows the nearest road - Haxby Road - with a view towards the racks.] A cheering sight: despite the wet weather a group of four on two full-size cycles, and a sm ... [more]

[Image taken 29.12.21] Library Square, York. A cheering (and intriguing) sight on a wet, windy day when much of the city's cycle lanes and infra was under water. No rack. No basket. But a trailer. Does the cycle get used for commuting perha ... [more]

[Image taken 16.12.21] Library Square, York. A cycle with basket and permanent panniers. Set up for utility use. Can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: #176867 and link

[Image taken 16.12.21] Library Square, York. A cycle with retrofitted child seat and a basket. Set up for utility use and family travel. Can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. [Note: streetview not available at this location.] Another interesting cycle here/near here today. Unusually this cargo cycle is not an e-cycle. I could not see if it was secured to anything. The ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. A Paris C7 HMB. This e-cycle is very smart. It has an upright riding position and permanent panniers – so a ‘York’cycle (machine set up for utility use). But it is heavy. The weight of this ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Library Square, York. Other image this cycle (Paris C7 HMB www.gazellebikes.com/en-gb/paris-c7-hmb) see: #176780. One-prong stand. Integral lock. So the cycle does not need the Sheffield rack to support it but it does ... [more]

[Image taken 14.12.21] Museum Gardens, York. A Zigo - a demountable trike. Other image this cycle: #176783.

[Image taken 14.12.21] Museum Gardens, York. A Zigo (https://myzigo.com/). It's a trike but… the luggage/child carrier detaches from the frame and can be wheeled independently. The front forks (see: #176784) can be dropped into a wheel to ... [more]

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