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Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 123 items. Ordered by location # descending.

Location # Icon Video Photo Caption Categorisation
182488Photo #182488The old Downhill lane from follingsby lane to the A1290. Now cycling and walking onlyOther:
Misc
general
182454Photo #182454A good view of the Vulcan bomber at the North East Transport museum. With the Nissan wind farm and then Penshaw monument in the distanceOther:
Misc
general
182453Photo #182453The Bowes line between Mill Lane and Monkton LaneCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182452Photo #182452The Cycleway now becomes an old narrow road heading to Manor Road in the distanceCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
182451Photo #182451The informal crossing over Inkerman Road.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
182450Photo #182450Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182449Photo #182449The Cycleway alongside the A195 looking southCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182448Photo #182448The Cycleway alongside the A195 looking southCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182447Photo #182447The informal crossing over Stone Cellar Road. Looking southCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182446Photo #182446The Cycleway alongside the A195 looking south. Lots of mulch and buildup on the path narrowing it a lotCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182445Photo #182445The Cycleway alongside the A195 heading southCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182444Photo #182444The Cycleway alongside the A195 looking south at it disappearing into the treesCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
182443Photo #182443Looking north at the crossing point of the A195.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
178654Photo #178654Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
176414Photo #176414Cycle parking at Edinburgh Road shops in Jarrow.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
175998Photo #175998Barrier at junction of bridleway with North Road in Boldon CollieryObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
175997Photo #175997Barrier on bridleway in Boldon CollieryObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
175826Photo #175826Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
175824Photo #175824Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
174704Photo #174704Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171380Photo #171380Left for The Angel Cycleway
Right for ncn15.
If you go left and then Gosforth tce you can pick up a link path to rejoin NCN14 at Abbotsford road. Flat and much better in bad weather
Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171316Photo #171316A grim and anti accessibility barrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171315Photo #171315A random and awful barrier in the path.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171314Photo #171314Track:
Infrastructure
track
171313Photo #171313The Angel Cycleway path is not great through Wrekenton and this is one of the better bitsTrack:
Problem
track
171312Photo #171312For The Angel Cycleway, turn left onto the path beside the radio mastRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171311Photo #171311An old but still awful A frame. Surface quite worn. Then straight over Old Durham road for The Angel CyclewayObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
171310Photo #171310For The Angel Cycleway turn left of Whitehill drive and take to the paths across White Hill. The tarmac runs out hereRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171309Photo #171309The Angel Cycleway is left onto Whitehill drive.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171308Photo #171308If you're following The Angel Cycleway then it's easy to miss this sign pointing to the rightRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
171307Photo #171307The Angel Cycleway takes a left and joins the road hereCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
171306Photo #171306The Angel Cycleway as it crosses High Lanes. A slightly poor crossing.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
171305Photo #171305The Angel Cycleway though Felling. A nice smooth and wide tarmac path.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
171304Photo #171304A high underpass below the A184
The Angel Cycleway is straight on.
Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
171303Photo #171303Left to Bowes railway path RCR11
Straight ahead to East Gateshead and Washington
Right for The Angel Cycleway to Wrekenton
Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
171302Photo #171302Crossing the A185. Pelaw Metro is straight over as is The Angel CyclewayRoute sign:
Good practice
routesigns
168073Photo #168073Old King Coal on the C2C/NCN 7.Other:
Misc
general
168072Photo #168072Inside the new tunnel where NCN7 passes under the A1(M). No lighting but light sides and reflective markingsCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
168071Photo #168071The reworked NCN7 where it passes under the A1(M)Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
158436Photo #158436Link path to Abbotsford RoadCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
158435Photo #158435Barriers on NCN14 at Tyne Dock. Designed to slow cyclists on the approach to the crossing.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
158434Photo #158434Informal crossing over the A185 in JarrowRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
158433Photo #158433Pretty but appalling barrier where RCR11 leaves Monkton Lane and heads north along the old rail line towards the TyneObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
158432Photo #158432Anti motorcycle and vehicle barrier on RCR11Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
158431Photo #158431The start of the path from Leam Lane to Springwell. Don't get excited, the tarmac doesn't last long!Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
158430Photo #158430New short section of path where RCR11 crosses Leam Lane in Gateshead and heads up to SpringwellCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
158428Photo #158428New (2020) A-frame barrier on RCR11 just beside Monkton Lane in JarrowObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
158427Photo #158427The Bowes Railway PathTrack:
Infrastructure
track
158426Photo #158426Bridge on the Bowes Railway Path, WardleyTrack:
Infrastructure
track
158424Photo #158424The rather odd piece of public art beside RCR11 next to Monkton Lane. Like an ancient skeletonOther:
Misc
general
68076Photo #68076Nice example of filtered permeabilityRoad environment:
Good practice
road
64249Photo #64249Be careful as the 3m shared path abruptly ends before joining the cycle pathCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
64248Photo #64248Brand new junction. 4 stages to cross one road. TerribleCycleway:
Problem
cycleways
64115Photo #64115Tank trap adjacent to NCN1Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
63058Photo #63058Covered cycle parking in South ShieldsCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
62736Photo #62736Bus stop bypass on shared path in WashingtonCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
62735Photo #62735End of shared pathRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
60452Photo #60452Cycleway road crossing on Cherry Blossom way.Road environment:
Misc
road
60451Photo #60451Permissive path between for/cycle bridge and turbine business parkTrack:
Good practice
track
60450Photo #60450Minor road leading to for/cycle bridge over A1231. Easily missedRoad environment:
Misc
road
60449Photo #60449End of cycleway alongside Pattinson way in Washington. Why no continuation when most needed?Road environment:
Problem
road
60448Photo #60448Bus stop bypass on cycleway alongside Paddington road in WashingtonCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
60447Photo #60447Foot/cycle bridge over A1231 in Washington. Narrow track on right is C2CCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
60446Photo #60446Wide shared path alongside Cherry Blossom Way in Washington. Massive concrete blocks are to prevent trucks parkingCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
60445Photo #60445The new shared path alongside Washington road in SunderlandCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
60444Photo #60444C2C route heading west though WashingtonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
57263Photo #57263New bicycle parking at Brockley Whins Metro stationCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
57082Photo #57082Stupid thoughtless alignment of cycle laneRoad environment:
Problem
road
57081Photo #57081Pointless avoidable barrier when a bollard would have done just fineObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
57080Photo #57080Desire lines bypassing barrierObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
57079Photo #57079The shared path along the river Don in South TynesideCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
46538Photo #46538Cycle parking at Brockley Whins metro stationCycle parking:
Misc
cycleparking
45507Photo #45507plenty of cycle parking stands next to the Jarrow Crusade statue outside Morrisons in Jarrow.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
45506Photo #45506Footpath across Morrisons car park looking towards NCN14
Not sure if this is an official cycleway.
Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45505Photo #45505Link across road from NCN14 to Morrisons. There are some dropped kerbs a short distance away, but an oppertunity has been missed for a decent well marked cycle junctionRoad environment:
Problem
road
45504Photo #45504NCN14 at Jarrow, with the widest zebra crossing I have seenCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45503Photo #45503Looking South along NCN14 where it crosses Salem Street in JarrowCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45501Photo #45501Hope Street leading west from Priory Road in Jarrow. Quiet no-through road leading to Jarrow town centre and MorrisonsRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
45500Photo #45500River Don Footpath/Cycleway where it meets Church bank and the NCN14 in Jarrow next to Jarrow Monastery and Bede's world museumRoad environment:
Misc
road
45499Photo #45499A mosaic artwork set into the River Don Footpath/Cycleway in JarrowCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45498Photo #45498Restricted height underpass below the A185. Connects sections of NCN14Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45497Photo #45497Exit off the footpath alongside the A19 heading to the A184 underpassCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45496Photo #45496Another unsigned junction on the River Don Footpath/Cycleway. Left Heads up to the Tyne Tunnel, and joins NCN14.
Right heads to Newlyn drive on the Simonside Estate
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
45495Photo #45495The underpass under the A19 on the River Don Footpath/cycleway. Keep your head low!
Also avoid this route after very heavy rainfall as it can flood
Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45494Photo #45494Another unsigned junction on the River Don Footpath/Cycleway. Left heads up to a local housing estate. Right passes under the A19 to join to NCN14Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
45492Photo #45492View along the River Don Footpath/Cycleway adjacent to Jarrow Cemetery (may not want to cycle this on Halloween)!Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45491Photo #45491The River Don Footpath/Cycleway north junction with Cemetery Road in Jarrow.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
45490Photo #45490The River Don Footpath/cycleway where it crosses Cemetery Road in JarrowCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45489Photo #45489Another fiendish barrier on a cycleway, this time the River Don footpath/cycleway, which is impossible to cycle throughObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
45488Photo #45488Bridge over the River DonCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45487Photo #45487Another unsigned junction on the River Don Footpath/Cycleway.
Right fork is the correct one for following the route to Jarrow
The post indicates there may have been a sign which has been removed
Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
45485Photo #45485An unsigned fork on the River Don footpath/cycleway though Jarrow. Keep right. The left fork goes up to housing on Ecgfried TerraceRoute sign:
Problem
routesigns
45484Photo #45484Other:
Misc
general
45483Photo #45483Other:
Misc
general
45482Photo #45482Other:
Misc
general
45341Photo #45341cycleway adjacent to Brockley Whins Metro StationCycleway:
Misc
cycleways
45340Photo #45340cycle/foot path junction
Right fork goes to Brockley Whins Metro & left to Boldon Colleriey & Asda etc.
Only ground sign is a faded "splodge" of green tarmac. The sign has been graffittied out.

Do we not deserve better?
Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
44990Photo #44990A1300 John Reid road. To cross the dual carriage way cycles have to use the pedestrian crossing, which has this strange barrier arrangement reminiscent of a cattle market!Road environment:
Problem
road
44989Photo #44989A1300 John Reid road. Only specific cycling provision is across the bus exit, not the busy dual carriageway!Road environment:
Problem
road
44988Photo #44988A1300 John Reid Road. Brocket Whims traffic lights. Bus exit only installed 2yrs ago. Very poor cycling provision though.Road environment:
Problem
road

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