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Photo listing : cycleways

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This listing only shows photos within Earl Shilton.
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New development along Sketchley Brook.

Normandy way with it's narrow two-way cycle lane at a crossing with a footpath.

Narrow cycleway with significant lip for the footway section. The width shown in the image is 1.33 m but when the phone camera was closer to the surface a width of 1.2 metres was shown.

Narrow shared use on Normandy Way.

Ashby Road pavement cycleway.

Shared use footway

Sketcley Lane - closed to motor vehicles

This sign has evolved to grow up through the dense foliage and flower to reveal it's vital message: Cyclists Dismount to warn of the unmarked crossing of an industrial road.

Dangerously overgrown cycleway near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley.

Dangerously overgrown bush near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley. See #99974

Dangerously overgrown bush near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley. This has been reported to Leicestershire Highways Ref: FS79728760 https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/report-a-road-problem

Dangerously overgrown bush near this cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley. See #99974

Cycle crossing of the A5, Hinckley.

An overgrown path - or 'rewilded'.

Warning sign for the crossing round the corner at #99968

Cycleway next to industrial estate access road.

Cycleway alongside the A5

Cycleway alongside the A5 protected by Armco style barrier, next to the Lime Kilns pub which is on the Ashby Canal.

Cycleway alongside the A5

Cycleway next to the A5

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

"Cyclists rejoin carriageway" to pass the DPD International Gateway. or cross (at an unmarked crossing) to joint the footway cycleway on the other side. I suppose we have to be grateful for the dropped kerbs.

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

Cycle route between Rugby Road and Watling Street, passing a lorry distribution park.

Tiny cycle route signs

Four bike racks in the large car storage area at the Hansom Cab pub.

Footway cycleway on Hollycroft

Footway cycleway on Hollycroft

Footway cycleway

Footway cycleway The planners probably thought "Well they're driving on the footway so we might as well let cyclists go there too".

Footway cycleway

Footway cycleway

Footway cycleway shared use

Old Leicester and Swannington railway line, now a cycleway, here under a motorway.

Old Leicester and Swannington railway line, now a cycleway.

Old Leicester and Swannington railway line, now a cycleway.

Old Leicester and Swannington railway line, now a cycleway.

Old Leicester and Swannington railway line, now a cycleway.

Desford Lane a very quiet road with no through traffic.

An old road blocked off to through motor traffic makes a pleasant short cut.

Desford Lane a very quiet road with no through traffic.

Shared use pavement cycleway on Leicester Road, Hinckley

New pavement cycle on Leicester Road, Hinckley. Shared use continues into side roads briefly. Cyclists can cycle straight across the mouth of the junction. Pedestrians have lost out big time. Just about the best thing to say about the schem ... [more]

BMX track at Hinckley's Richmond Park.

It looks like the temporary diversion to the Barwell Footpath has become a permanent feature since part of it fell into the quarry.

Coventry Road end of Clarendon Park cycleway.

Clarendon Park

Clarendon Park

Clarendon Park, Hinckley

Clarendon Park, Hinckley

Clarendon Park cycle route

Double cycle logos on the shared use path.

Cycle track across park

Stupid end to a useful cycleway.

View either side of a fence along a cycleway.

Cycle link between St George's Avenue and Trinity Vicarage Road.

Cycle link between St George's Avenue and Trinity Vicarage Road.

Barwell 'Footpath' - the lack of 'No Cycling' signs imply this is also a cycleway.

Barwell Lane, Hinckley. Surface of cycle path repaired 31/05/2013. Fault was reported September 2012. Better late than never.

Cycle way repaired today 31/05/2013 (reported September 2012) Better late than never

Hereford Way: Useful cut through for cycling.

(2) Surface of cycle track washed away, exposing large stones underneath, making riding hazardous. Also Link to this photo: #45167

(1) Surface of cycle track washed away, exposing large stones underneath, making riding hazardous. Also see photo #45168

This was once a railway tunnel but it looks like it has since been rebuilt to provide a very useful link towards Nuneaton.

Sign announcing that these street lights are now turned off, apparently to help Leicestershire reduce its carbon footprint.

A useful jitty near the new North Warwickshire and Hinckley college building.

A bollard and railing at the end of this useful cut through. Although this 'walk' is marked as no-cycling research has uncovered the fact that Hinckley Borough Council has erected a number of no cycling signs without going through proper pr ... [more]

Shared footways around a roundabout. Until we saw this sign it was not clear on which side of the line we should be!

Barwell Lane

The Ashby Canal, some model electric boats are being demonstrated in the marina.

The diagonal wear across this brook side path perhaps indicates that this useful route, which although marked as no cycling, is actually ridden quite a lot?

This path runs quite a long way along this green strip of park adjacent to a brook. Sadly it is marked as no cycling.

A dropped kerb and absence of a no cycling sign here perhaps does suggest that cycling is not prohibited on this bit of path?

Cut through emerges onto Outlands Road

Bridge over the brook on Barwell Lane.

The same scene as #11064, with the factory knocked down.

Clickers Way

A solitary tree in a field, visible from the Clicker's Way cycleway.

Clickers Way cycleway

The new end of Breach Lane, connects to Clickers Way cycleway.

Shared use cycleway alongside new Earl Shilton bypass

Shared use cycleway alongside a new bypass, the Normandy Way

Complex arrangements where the hybrid cycling provision meets a roundabout - on the Hinckley bypass. [Note this is not proper hybrid provision as cyclists on the track do not have the same priority as they would if on the road.]

Hypbrid provision on this Hinckley bypass. [Note this is not proper hybrid provision as cyclists on the track do not have the same priority as they would if on the road.]

advice to dog walkers: "CLEAN IT UP" and there's a picture of a dog and some poo

Celebrating the removal of an illegally placed No Cycling sign! (See #10620.)

The up arrows at either side of the street indicate that this is a one-way street. The panels underneath say "No Cycling", but the correct sign for no cycling is circular with a red border with a cycle symbol in the middle. Therefore the ... [more]

No Entry sign with "Except Cycles" in Hinckley, Leicestershire. This comment from the Highways Authority explains... "The sign was installed in 2003 by our Major Transport Projects team as part of the Hinckley town centre development s ... [more]

Advance Stop Line with Approach Lane

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