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Photo listing : bicycles (good practice)

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[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 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 ( 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]

[Image taken 9.12.21] Library Square, York. A classic cycle with retrofitted child seat. Practical around town but can’t be taken on trains with hooks or where the cycle spaces have limited height. Other image today: #176760.

Normal afternoon on The Meadows as a Sinclair C5 and Penny farthing glide past…

[Image taken 9.11.21] Lidl, James Street, York. [NOTE no street view at this location.] Is there no limit to the folding bike/e/bike market? I hadn’t heard of this brand: Fiido ( Other images today: #175649 and links

[Image taken 27.10.21] Haxby Cycleway (next to the Ring Road), York. [NOTE: Location on map is approximate/No streetview at this location] Very excited to see Steve Westwood transporting goods outside of the city centre. I wasn't aware that ... [more]

Charging an e-bike - most agriturismos are happy to plug the bike in directly, rather than removing the battery to charge in the room.

[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

Mountain-bike police, Paris

Laundry delivery bike, Augsburg

At least four delivery bikes at Burger King, Augsburg

E-bikes for rent at the Vaduz tourist office - including one to carry a wheelchair

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 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]

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

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]

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]

delivery bike, 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]

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]

[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]

[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]

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, his cycle #177419, 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 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]


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]

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

A good load of shopping at the supermarket

Gonville Hotel tandems!

Posties on bikes, Hannover

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

Food delivery and post both on bikes

Pizza by bike

Zero-emission delivery in Byker

'I'm forever blowing bubbles..' An Oxwash cargo bike blows bubbles from the small machine on the bike rack to advertise their services.

Electro-assist handcycle from to attach to a wheelchair.

Bolton Greater Manchester . Are providing all full time students with the use of a bicycle next semester. https://twitter. ... [more]

Bike in the window


The spa of Pies'tany in Slovakia now has free bikes available - no registration, no fee! [Martina Moravcová, an Olympic silver-medal-winning swimmer from Piešťany, says that “Piešťany has lovely parks and a very relaxed atmosphere ... [more]

Lego bicyclist at Leeds railway station.

[Image taken 16.2.20] Tom and son and coracle returning home after a paddle in a flooded Rowntree Park, York. See also (Tom): #166521, his cycle: #177419, other wider cycles: #164845.

Oxwash bikes - a sustainable laundry service, coming soon to Cambridge

Courtesy bikes at an estate agents in trendy José Ignacio, Uruguay

Bombproof rental bike at the Punta Carretas lighthouse, Montevideo

Delivery bikes at a corner store, Montevideo

Zedify delivering in Marmalade Lane - a community housing project.

An Elephant Bike - as described in Camcycle's current magazine

Colourful passenger carrying ebike Koi by Tern I think 🤔

Gunnar Sønsteby - See #32444

Sculpture Fritz Røed Sykkeljente 1964

French postie's e-bike, Avignon

John Dynon gallery, Silverton

I used this Beryl Bike to do a tour of Hereford. It was funny seeing Wye Way as the story that Ai Weiwei was moving to Cambridge had recently been in the news. ... [more]

A splendid statue of Elgar and his bicycle in the grounds of Hereford Cathedral.

Forest of Dean visitor centre.

Delivering natural Georgian wines by bike trailer in Brooklyn, NYC

Last-mile delivery vehicle in Paris

Police on bikes in Corfu Town (with license plates, so maybe they're electroassist bikes?)

Cargo bikes galore for the school run Cambridge style.

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