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Photo listing : other (misc)

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Old King Coal on the C2C/NCN 7.

Green Pastures site, our starting point

Segregated cycleway crossing the Transrapid maglev test track in the Emsland, here the northern loop at Dörpen. This publicly funded development started in the 1980s, but was a commercial failure. Siemens has built only one 30.5 km (18. ... [more]

The historic Exe bridge - not much point opening it up for cycling now.

Maybe there will be a pedestrian/cycle link here to the Darwin Green development.

New cycling artwork brightening up the underpass

Where the old Welbeck colliery branch line passed over a footpath at Meden Vale

Entrance to Birch Hill Plantation, off Mansfield Road. Taken from Poulterwell Lane, that leads to Palterton.

Where the old railway sidings meet the flood bank for the river doe lea.

Looking towards where the old railway sidings were at Seymour, taken on the River Doe Lea flood bank off Seymour Link Road

Paths across fields from Adin Avenue, Shuttlewood towards Markham Vale. Direct off road route to the industrial estate from a nearby village.

Footpath off start of 5 pits trail at Corbriggs

Route of an old railway line, now a farm track

Path that leads from Doe Lea /Bramley Vale up the side of the dual carriageway and under the J29 subway towards Heath

Bolsover branch line

Basil Brown (played by Ralph Fiennes) does a lot of cycling across Suffolk in 'The Dig' (actually from Rickinghall near Diss to Sutton Hoo).

Old railway line at Staveley that runs from Poolsbrook (Seymour Junction) under TPT to current canal

Oxcroft branch line

Ashleworth Hub. Post Office.

The world's most famous bicycle wheel - a readymade by Marcel Duchamp in the Museum Ludwig, Köln

Heathland by Den Skaeve Bane (The Skewed Path) rail trail

Water tap

Anywhere else in the Netherlands this would be full of cycle parking - but Amsterdam's central square has other uses.

View from Lamma Island

Electronic sign informing drivers "Mill Road bus gate enforcement camera in operation".

Chorlton Tiger

No ferry from Forthampton at the minute to Tewkesbury.

Ayot St Peter church by National Route 12. A useful landmark.

Walkern Hall from road

The rather odd piece of public art beside RCR11 next to Monkton Lane. Like an ancient skeleton

How many of you had noticed there were at least 4 bikes painted on this wall? I hadn't. May try for a better photo when lockdown is over. Hard to get a good picture of this wall through the railings. ETA: the wall is blank now as the restau ... [more]

Ray Cumbo

River Lea looking south east at Waterend

Ashton on Mersey Trafford nr Manchester view from footbridge with steps. United Utilities sewage works. Those covers over the treatment beds are they solar panels as well ? Should /could they be ?

CTC winged wheel on former bike repair shop, Corwen (now - the horror! - a hipster barber shop)

Hand tally counter used for counting traffic.

Hand tally counter used for counting traffic.

Ironworks - new housing estate being built at the site of the old Mill Road Depot. Scandalously, this will not be a low-car development.

Park and ride, and leave your helmets at the bus office for the day.

Article on cargo bikes in Bordeaux

Early autumn heather in full bloom

New Tredegar’s Alpe d’Huez. Bedwellty Road

Garys Cycles in Sligo.

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.

Footpath from Hill top /Blind Lane, looking towards Shuttlewood

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.

My commute through Kings Norton park one Sunday morning

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

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.

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.

Access onto Longcourse Lane

Access onto Markham Vale tip.

Old railway line

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]

(locked) gate access onto former pit tip.

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 over bridge towards Shuttlewood / Woodside

Secure fence and well locked gate onto Buttermilk Lane

Ramcroft branch line

Old Ramcroft branch line

Opening into field from old Ramcroft branch line, over flat, and well constructed concrete topped, stone railway bridge, linking up with existing footpath through fields and under M1 to Heath.

Cleared section of railway line, looking south.

Old Branch line, recently cleared, suitable for mountain bikers

Cleared section of old railway at Markham Vale. M1 motorway in the distance

Footpath that leads from river Doe Lea west flood bank to the branch line

Public footpath at side of Bolsover branch line, recently cleared, included ramped surface down from old railway line.. Footpath leads down onto Seymour Link Road.

Recently cleared old public footpath providing access from Bolsover branch line to Seymour Link Road

There is a bike in that sculpture somewhere.

Bolsover branch line

Bolsover branch line, looking towards Markham Vale/Poolsbrook

Bolsover branch line, looking towards Bolsover

Stockley trail extension looking towards Poolsbrook/M1 underpass.

Bolsover branch line / Stockley Trail extension, looking towards Poolsbrook/Seymour Link Road.

According to recent ordnance survey maps there is a footpath crossing over the river Doe Lea here, but it looks like it's there hasn't been any access across here for some time, can see some evidence that a bridge was here...

Old railway line from Bolsover towards Poolsbrook/Seymour Link Road.

Possible route of extension to TPT from Arkwright...

Tarmac roadway from former Arkwright Colliery, could form a useful cycle path /extension to TPT

The old railway line from Hady beyond Dingle Lane bridge

Taken from Dingle Lane, the course of the old railway line is just the other side of the first line of trees

Looking down Dingle Lane towards the old railway bridge which could form a useful cycle path from Calow to Spital/Chesterfield

End of pathway on old railway line on top of Dingle Lane bridge

Old railway line from Hady Lane going towards Dingle Lane

Access from Hady Lane towards Dingle Lane

Looking towards Hady Lane, flat land, ideal for a cycle path between Spital and Hady

Ideal flat access between Spital and Hady Lane, just needs a bit of clearance

Plenty of space between the trees to create a flat and wide cycle path between Spital and Hady

Path from Alexandra Road East leading towards Hady, a much flatter route than the old railway line

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