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123386Photo #123386This is a busy cycle route from Fulbourn into Cambridge.

Building works have left no provision for people riding. t.co/xJ9Y6Fjbc6
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123357Photo #123357Quick Quiz! Which environment would you like to ride in?

The wildlife decimated, shredded-litter strewn dry one on the left?

Or the wild meadow-like, diverse, flora and fauna rich one on the right? t.co/Id7QNzljdK
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123332Photo #123332This is behaviour from someone driving that is not usual but is far more prevalent than it should be. As someone riding, I have the right to not be threatened by others behaviour.

We have lanes to indicate where we have priority. At the moment, the priority for all the lane in front of me is to me. Note that the person driving ahead can clearly see me and just slow to wait their turn to borrow the lane from oncoming traffic (me). However, they just drive at me, forcing me to take emergency action to avoid being hit. They come far too close to me. Especially at this time, they were much less than 2 metres from me, even having forced me to the pavement.

This is not dissimilar from the recent police warnings explaining why people riding might be in the middle of the lane. The people riding are saying there's not room to pass. Similarly, there isn't comfortable space for this person to drive past the parked car.

When wondering why people don't like to ride bikes on roads, this is one of the reasons.
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118562Photo #118562And yet more illegal positioning this time by t.co/30IHkhGArG.

A few people under specific circumstances are allowed to stop or park in a cyclepath. Scaffolders are not.
t.co/u9OoPMOSMh

And there is an easy safer option very close by. t.co/c1X8YXJl7W
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118559Photo #118559Next day, same issue, almost certainly same people and same vehicle.

A few people under specific circumstances are allowed to stop or park in a cyclepath. Scaffolders are not.
t.co/u9OoPMOSMh

And there is an easy legal option very close by. t.co/3PUayqMRaP
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116156Photo #116156This is where the driver of this van and trailer decided to stop and have a phone call. Completely blocking the cyclepath and pavement. I had to stop and ask, then shout "hello" as he wasn't paying any attention to other traffic. Why not stop 10m either way? t.co/e9l5BbLZiGEnforcement:
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116059Photo #116059Driver of BV07 YYT parks up on pedestrian crossing on #HIlls Rd #Cambridge. Illegal in several ways. Highly dangerous. And removes the ability to distance. t.co/er8xXyhCYuOther:
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115554Photo #115554Driver of DX67 KTG @OpenreachHelp lorry speeds, close passes, and tailgates vulnerable road users on #CherryHinton High St, #Cambridge t.co/kzie0P3jXIEnforcement:
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115304Photo #115304Driver of SK67 UJZ speeds in wrong lane over Mill Rd bridge. Close passing 2 riders and driving at another. #Cambridge @camcycle @roxyfromoz @dave4labour @sargemike @anna4labour t.co/x3zfEolOAuEnforcement:
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115252Photo #115252Driver of 629 FLO completely fails to drive properly and distance properly on Devonshire Road. When pointed out, they haven't got a clue what they've done wrong. t.co/qaG8YWlr5nEnforcement:
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115251Photo #115251You had thought that people would work out to give space in this difficult time. Not here though. Here's @jrhoardingltd illegally blocking the cycle access across Newmarket Rd. Driving into this site through here has been expressly forbidden.

LD18 THV
@camcycle t.co/qpUcU1TYG5
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113313Photo #113313Anyone else think this is good #CherryHintonHighSt cycle infrastructure? No, I don't either.

This was put in only a few years ago, and from the road-use it's clear that it's worse than no cyclelane at all. And yet the council are about to do the same in more #Cambridge streets. t.co/YYgK0H1Kjr
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113226Photo #113226@IanGManning @camcycle Any idea how we can deal with this blatant illegal parking? It's not isolated, it's parked up here a lot. t.co/WZRZZ9MRu6Enforcement:
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109079Photo #109079Another example of the poor cycle infra in the Newmarket Road retail park. The driver just pulls up and stops (without indicating to traffic behind) in the cyclelane and the passenger opens the door straight away.
This, combined with www.cyclestreets.net/location/109078/ shows really poor thinking about the infra here.
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109078Photo #109078New, very poor cycle infra in the retail park. Note "Cyclists use cyclelane only" is advisory so will confuse a lot of people. And it's a very bad place to ride, as shown by people walking in it. Just 10 metres earlier, this happened: www.cyclestreets.net/location/109079/Road environment:
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108960Photo #108960Taxi driver bullying through. Can clearly see me before coming onto my side of the road. Keeps on coming. Then mansplains to me to be patient and give way to him. On my side of the road. Yes, right. That'd fail your driving test. t.co/k3yGwkLEWvEnforcement:
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108959Photo #108959Some ancient infra that looks like it's close to collapse in parts. Needs removal as it's no longer compatible with current cycle sizes (cargo bikes can't pass each other here).Obstruction:
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108958Photo #108958This route is used by hundreds of people every day. The estate to the left has maybe a dozen houses. Why is the priority the wrong way round?Obstruction:
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108957Photo #108957Very narrow access. Blocks most cargo bikes on a main school access route (that's the school ahead on the right with a gate access about 100m ahead on THIS PATH).Obstruction:
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101162Photo #101162#Eddington #cyclepath signage overkill. This, whilst attempting to be very accurate, looks quite silly and does create a poor visual experience. t.co/zNlV9S7EPsGeneral sign/notice:
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98014Photo #98014Whilst cycling this way today, we had the same pavement parking as this example (from last December). Forcing people walking into the road with 2 clear nearby legal spaces. t.co/ZecxP4G80MEnforcement:
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98013Photo #98013Just to note the issues before we had bollards at the Perne - Radegund - Birdwood Road roundabout. Cyclepath, what cyclepath? Nah, it's for car parking. t.co/56aUGHH1xhRoad environment:
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98012Photo #98012In these warmer times, it's good to note that solid surfaces make all the diferences to cycle access. The river is still running high (although this is from a few weeks back). #Hemingfords #Houghton @HoughtonMillNT t.co/BA3rzR4szLCycleway:
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98010Photo #98010First time through this way for a little while. As usual, an illegally stopped vehicle, with a nearby legal space. Looks like they've been here awhile and are not leaving soon. I know you've worked hard on this @IanGManning, what more can we do? Clearly we need to! Sigh. t.co/ErcgKZS0lqEnforcement:
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95469Photo #95469On a lovely #CamRideHome along the great new #StowQuyLode cycleway, it's best accessed through Quy Court next to main road. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx for the full details and video. t.co/62JgQ3qSATCycleway:
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95468Photo #95468On a lovely #CamRideHome along the great new #StowQuyLode cycleway we found some potential substructure issues. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx for the full details and video. t.co/u6orHdxp77Cycleway:
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95467Photo #95467On a lovely #CamRideHome along the great new #StowQuyLode cycleway we found some (limited & awkward to change) space on the right side of the road to extend it through Stow. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx for the full details and video. t.co/pnl7erItJ3Other:
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95466Photo #95466On a lovely #CamRideHome along the great new #StowQuyLode cycleway we found some space either side of the road to extend it through Quy. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx … … for the full details and video. t.co/9Upu55b1GBOther:
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95465Photo #95465On a lovely #CamRideHome along the great new #StowQuyLode cycleway we found some potential structure issues. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx … for the full details and video. t.co/bPVMuDDlGECycleway:
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95464Photo #95464#CamRideHome finding potential crossing issues on the #StowQuyLode cycleway near @AngleseyAbbeyNT. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx for the full details and video. t.co/XDBdMCH169Other:
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95462Photo #95462#CamRideHome finding potential parking issues on the #StowQuyLode cycleway near @AngleseyAbbeyNT. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx … for the full details and video. t.co/x0yTMAsGYXOther:
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95461Photo #95461#CamRideHome finding space on the right to extend the #StowQuyLode cycleway. Please see t.co/Z4gDu1AEzx for the full details and video. t.co/hTafeUfLLYOther:
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94267Photo #94267Kenzies coach driver parks up illegally in Hills Road cyclelane whilst getting coffee. An increasingly popular stopping place. @LibralLady t.co/crxyXmwxRoOther:
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93372Photo #93372Sadly the cycle signs in the new #Eddington development in #Cambridge continue the tradition of being confusing. t.co/oLxmdJlfW1Route sign:
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91909Photo #91909DG17 WEK in Yet More Illegal Cyclepath Parking. Repeat offences bcos they can get away with it? t.co/qmHfI8BS1BOther:
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91892Photo #91892HS15 MKA and AE65 SXK in Yet More Illegal Cyclepath Parking on Water Street/Fen Road t.co/iWvwRCMN4oOther:
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91812Photo #91812Driver of FJ05 VSX Close Pass Shouting You Should be in the Cyclelane. Wrong.
Video: www.youtube.com/watch
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91731Photo #91731YY10 FOF Driving at me on my side & shouting to get over.
see youtu.be/kqowA90meWE
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91730Photo #91730@IanGManning Sadly, the experience today. NU10 JYP and NY59 AXA Illegally stopped in cyclelane. The same builders. & shows walking issue too t.co/aO8fLqtqx8Other:
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91619Photo #91619NV59 AXA and AF56 YDD Illegally Parked in Cyclepath t.co/SatoZteG8mEnforcement:
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91215Photo #91215@cyclestreets Reported issue on Council scheme. It's only just been reported by someone else & closed without anything happening. #Cambridge #Trumpington t.co/whaa55xxEWOther:
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91214Photo #91214A 4 mile journey, examples of cycling experiences. No3. Overgrown paths. #Cambridge #Trumpington t.co/yc4ookhq3KOther:
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91213Photo #91213A 4 mile journey, examples of cycling experiences. No2. Dangerous surfaces. #Cambridge #Trumpington t.co/BBZAaWquojOther:
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91212Photo #91212A 4 mile journey, examples of cycling experiences. No1. Blocked routes. #Cambridge #Trumpington t.co/ucxkNcQOKKEnforcement:
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91187Photo #91187Confusing #Cyclists #Dismount signs have finally gone from the north side of #GreenDragon bridge. t.co/wXZ59x4Hrh t.co/w0Q4tcTZLRCycleway:
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91109Photo #91109PN57 UPW Stopped Illegally in Cyclelane.
t.co/qKYPEovPy4
t.co/64NnG2ElIP page 3.
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89289Photo #89289This was parked, not unloading as it went over the 40 minute grace period. Even unloading in a cyclelane is illegal.Enforcement:
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89032Photo #89032Crossing the A11 is hard, there aren't many places. This particular crossing is really difficult thanks to narrow spaces and the angle, height, and lack of grip of the bridge tracks. This means it's only available to people with standard configuration bikes (so no cargo-bikes, family bikes, trikes, disabled bikes), and with considerable physical strength (so no children or older people, or baggage).Obstruction:
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88455Photo #88455Travis Perkins using the new cycle infra as an unloading zone. FTA link is www.fta.co.uk/export/sites/fta/_galleries/downloads/pcns/drivercard_1.pdf [PDF, bottom of page 3]

Also note stopped in zig zag crossing area, a double whammy!

And the time. This is likely to have been here as children went to school.
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88351Photo #88351This is one of the reasons that there's the alternate route round, meandering off for 400m to the north. However, it's still a cyclepath, I'm not minded to have a slow wander round the nice back route as I want to get on.Other:
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88350Photo #88350Road worker completely blocks cyclepath. Note that these people are allowed to work in cycle infra. However, they do need to indicate that it's closed and/or indicate a way round. There is a way, about 500m back from here. A sign there would have been well placed.Other:
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88293Photo #88293The irony of a "Cyclists, pass with care" notice on a bus driving in the cyclelane.Enforcement:
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88202Photo #88202Again*, illegally stopped up in a cyclelane. Just as a reminder from the Freight Transport Association, this is something not to do. www.fta.co.uk/export/sites/fta/_galleries/downloads/pcns/drivercard_1.pdf [PDF, bottom of page 3]

* Like cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/88046/ and cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/88203/
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88046Photo #88046Another illegal position from the Richmond Coaches driver. Just waited there for around 5 minutes.

It is illegal to stop in a cyclelane. Even the FTA say don't do it. www.fta.co.uk/export/sites/fta/_galleries/downloads/pcns/drivercard_1.pdf [PDF bottom of page 3]
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88022Photo #88022Costa Coffee illegally unloading in a cyclelane. Something the Freight Transport Association advise never to do.

Bottom of page 3 [PDF] www.fta.co.uk/export/sites/fta/_galleries/downloads/pcns/drivercard_1.pdf
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87961Photo #87961This is a two lane entrance to the traffic lights. The queueing traffic to the left is doing a right turn which lights are only green for a short time. The other lane is clear to use with a green light. Apart from a bus across both lanes doing a pickup.Other:
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87960Photo #87960Illegal stopping in cyclelane from @Richmondscoach.Enforcement:
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87862Photo #87862Another example of misuse of the Hills Road cyclelane. And at a time when lots of children are likely riding from their school.Enforcement:
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87752Photo #87752The key to this map says blue dashed lines are "Signed primary network separate from traffic". So why are developers putting up no entry signs as per cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/87701/?Cycleway:
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87712Photo #87712Another example of how this junction design needs to be revisited. And why the whole of this place stinks of car fumes. The pollution here is so bad it utterly stinks!Road environment:
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87701Photo #87701These "No Entry" signs appeared whilst Wilton Terrace was being demolished and there was restricted access at the other end. However, that's long over and there's plenty of space now.

So are these signs still up to dissuade people cycling through, as has happened for decades (even before this development)?

Cars go through here all the time to get to the businesses at the back of the picture. So, it's clearly "entry for some".

Note the cycle map includes this as "Signed Primary Network", see cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/87752/.
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85628Photo #85628Close pass by driver of RV02 LFP.Enforcement:
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85627Photo #85627Close pass by driver of KN12 EEG.Enforcement:
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85497Photo #85497UPDATE AT END.

New sign asking "Cyclists please dismount". This has been a cycle cut through for the 27 years I've lived here. Note it's a private sign and not official, but this is a private estate. However, when estate planned, was it required to include cycle access? Note, although limited, cars can drive here.

UPDATE: As at 06/01/17 the sign is still there, and this clip shows it form the other end as well. youtu.be/scoKHIgt_x8
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84662Photo #84662Temporary, I know, but a good demonstration of a lack of understanding (or care). Work being done to move the drop kerb around the corner (which might make sense). Work crew take OUT old drop kerb before finishing new one. Thus no drop kerb to get onto the cyclepath!

The problem that needs fixing here is that work crews need to make sure cyclepaths remain open during work.
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84659Photo #84659Much improved shared-use path, although still a blockage at Foxton Railway Crossing. See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cycle-to-work-day.htmlCycleway:
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84658Photo #84658Much improved shared-use path, although still a blockage at Foxton Railway Crossing. See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cycle-to-work-day.htmlCycleway:
Good practice
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84534Photo #84534This vital cycle infra link is becoming more abused by people driving.

You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860

Any person who, without lawful authority, drives or parks a vehicle wholly or partly on a cycle track is guilty of an offence. Unless:
saving life, or extinguishing fire or meeting any other like emergency
maintaining of any structure or other work situated in the cycle track or its verges
undertaking work on water, sewerage electricity, gas, or telecomms network
www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/21
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84527Photo #84527See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84526Photo #84526See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84524Photo #84524See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84523Photo #84523See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84522Photo #84522See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlOther:
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84521Photo #84521See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84520Photo #84520See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84519Photo #84519See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84518Photo #84518See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84517Photo #84517See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84516Photo #84516See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84515Photo #84515See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84514Photo #84514See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84513Photo #84513See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84512Photo #84512See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84511Photo #84511See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlRoute sign:
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84510Photo #84510See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlRoad environment:
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84509Photo #84509See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlRoute sign:
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84508Photo #84508See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84507Photo #84507See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84506Photo #84506See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84505Photo #84505See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84504Photo #84504See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/09/cambridge-to-cambourne-cycle-route.htmlCycleway:
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84498Photo #84498I'm sorry, just WOW!

This guy showing that there are few barriers to active travel as he rides one-legged through Ditton Meadows.

He's carrying a crutch on his left side for when he needs to stop.

This is bow-down unmitigated awesomeness that far exceeds most riding successes I've ever experienced.
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84497Photo #84497Shared-use pavement work going on. Diversion onto road now includes ramps for riders (it didn't yesterday!). And this means taking a road lane out to temporary traffic lights. Now, to get those awkward concrete blocks out of the diversion route.Roadworks:
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84189Photo #84189One example of a very poor pass, several more here.

radwagon.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/ncn11-south-from-cambridge-part-2.html

(Date could be 1 or 2 days out, time is correct.)
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84188Photo #84188This causes irritation and can cause road collisions putting vulnerable road users at considerable risk.Enforcement:
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84187Photo #84187See clip at youtu.be/nZWFdDs7GSgEnforcement:
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84164Photo #84164Oh dear! After getting it right yesterday (cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/84024/), Toyota lorry driver is back to stopping illegally in the cyclelane to unload like two weeks ago (cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/83577).

The Freight Trade Association also say delivery stopping should not be done in cyclelanes.
www.fta.co.uk/export/sites/fta/_galleries/downloads/pcns/drivercard_1.pdf [PDF, bottom of page 3]
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84163Photo #84163Lammas Land pool gets very popular in this heat. Sadly, some people are selfish enough to park in the passing places on the road when their choice of parking spot runs out.Enforcement:
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84024Photo #84024Much better than cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/83577 where they'd illegally coned off the cyclelane.Other:
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83995Photo #83995See radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/08/pleasant-circular-route-round-cambridge.html for a video of riding around a pleasant little ride around Cambridge on good infra, not so good infra, and quiet roads. Just enjoy!Other:
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