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The National Cycle Network
  • NCN Route 1
  • NCN Route 3 - The First & Last Trail
    • December 2007 - a short stretch of the Cornish Way with a bollard in the middle
  • NCN Route 4 - The Celtic Trail
    • October 2010 - NCN 4 routed through a concrete wall near Swansea
  • NCN Route 5 - The North Wales Coast Route
  • NCN Route 6
  • NCN Route 11
  • NCN Route 13
  • NCN Route 15
    • February 2013 - a hi-vis bus shelter at Saxondale on the A52
    • December 2012 - cycle path veers through a bus lay-by on the A52
    • March 2009 - cycle path squeezes through a bus stop in Nottinghamshire
  • NCN Route 21 - Downs and Weald Cycle Route
  • NCN Route 33
    • July 2014 - strange lane markings on a shared-use pavement in Illminster
  • NCN Route 55
    • August 2013 - a cycle lane runs into a bollard outside Old Trafford
  • NCN Route 56
  • NCN Route 62 - The Trans Pennine Trail
  • NCN Route 63
    • April 2007 - a short cycle lane crosses Greenwich Meridian
  • NCN Route 67
    • August 2010 - a barrier obstructing the route in Chesterfield
  • NCN Route 72 - Hadrian's Cycleway
  • NCN Route 73 - Cunninghame Cycleway
  • NCN Route 74
  • NCN Route 81 - Lôn Cambria & Lôn Teifi
    • May 2009 - no cycling on the national cycle network
Local Authorities
  • Bexley
  • Bournemouth
  • Breckland
  • Brighton
  • Cambridge
  • Cambridgeshire
    • December 2013 - No No Cycling Sign on National Cycle Network Route 11 in Ely
    • July 2007 - Cyclists Dismount at the end of a cycle lane
    • April 2007 - NCN route 63 crosses the Greenwich Meridian
  • Camden
  • Carlisle
  • Cleveland
    • May 2004 - National Cycle Network crosses a field
  • Conwy
  • Cornwall
    • December 2007 - a short stretch of the Cornish Way with a bollard in the middle
  • Coventry
  • Croydon
  • Derbyshire
    • May 2011 - a semi-circular shared-use path in Chesterfield
    • August 2010 - a barrier obstructing NCN 67 in Chesterfield
    • March 2007 - a traffic calmed cycle lane near Chesterfield
  • Doncaster
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • East Ayrshire
  • East Riding of Yorkshire
    • April 2009 - cycle lane swerves abruptly across the path of traffic
    • June 2002 - thin cycle lane
  • Edinburgh
    • September 2013 - a tram line runs along the middle of a cycle lane at Haymarket Yards
  • Enfield
    • July 2010 - a 5m long cycle path heads straight into a fence in Enfield
  • Essex
    • May 2010 - Cyclists Dismount approaching the Ferry to the Netherlands
    • September 2007 - 8 dismounts in 380 yards in Harlow
  • Gateshead
    • July 2006 - cycle lane half as wide as a bicycle
  • Glasgow
  • Greenwich
  • Hampshire
    • October 2013 - a shared-use supermarket in Fareham
    • October 2012 - cable box and kerbed drain occupy full width of cycle path in Fleet
    • September 2012 - a cycle path swerves into a lamp post in Farnborough
  • Harrow
  • Hillingdon
  • Hull
  • Isle of Wight
    • March 2008 - cycle stands surrounded by nettles on the Isle of Wight
  • Islington
  • Kent
    • December 2011 - a line of poles placed along the middle of a cycle lane in Higham
  • Kirklees
  • Lambeth
    • June 2013 - No cycling on the London Cycling Nework in Clapham
  • Lancashire
  • Leeds
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • London
    • August 2012 - a cycle path emerges from a tree
    • March 2012 - swerving onto the A4 from behind a phone box
  • Manchester
  • Merton
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
    • January 2013 - possibly the narrowest shared use pavement in the World
  • Newham
    • July 2012 - the olympic legacy - a short cycle lane on a roundabout
  • North East Lincolnshire
  • North Yorkshire
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
    • February 2013 - a hi-vis bus shelter at Saxondale on the A52
    • December 2012 - cycle path veers through a bus lay-by on the A52
    • September 2011 - a cycle lane running into a bollard in Bingham
    • March 2009 - cycle path squeezes through a bus stop in Nottinghamshire
  • Oxford
  • Oxfordshire
  • Poole
  • Powys
    • May 2009 - no cycling on the national cycle network
  • Richmond upon Thames
  • Salford
  • Sandwell
    • June 2009 - half a parking space in West Bromwich
  • Somerset
    • July 2014 - strange lane markings on a shared-use pavement in Illminster
  • Sheffield
  • Southwark
  • Staffordshire
  • Stockport
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Suffolk
    • November 2011 - cycle lane swerves across the path of oncoming traffic in Ipswich
    • November 2007 - cycle path ends at a fence in Stowmarket
  • Surrey
    • May 2014 - No Smoking sign at Frimley Park Hospital
    • May 2012 - a lay-by for cyclists near Deepcut
    • August 2009 - a semi circular cycle path in Woking
    • May 2007 - a 10m long shared use pavement
  • Sutton
    • May 2013 - confusing lane markings in Sutton
  • Swansea
  • Swindon
    • July 2013 - kerbed cycle lane leads round a blind bend straight into a parked car on King William Street
  • Telford & Wrekin
    • March 2014 - a power distribution post in Trench
  • Torbay
    • November 2013 - sun loungers placed on a cycle lane in Paignton
  • Trafford
    • August 2013 - a cycle lane runs into a bollard outside Old Trafford
    • January 2009 - cycle path goes round a lamp post ... and into the side of a bus shelter
  • Waltham Forest
  • Wandsworth
    • January 2008 - look both ways ... before riding into a tree
  • Warrington
  • Warwickshire
    • August 2011 - a short narrow block paved cycle track in Rugby
  • West Sussex
    • November 2008 - NCN sign - attached to a No Cycling sign near Gatwick Airport
  • Wigan
  • Wiltshire
    • January 2006 - cycle path merges onto wrong side of a dual carriageway in Salisbury
  • Windsor and Maidenhead
    • June 2014 - a small hill installed in the middle of a cycle path in Datchet
  • Wirral
  • Wolverhampton
  • Wyre
  • York
Classified Index
International Facilities
Chronological Index
  • 2001
    • March - the original bin in Warrington
    • April - a short bendy route from Camden Town
    • May - parking bay in Islington
    • June - a grid on Birchwood Way
    • July - Taylor Street bus shelter
    • August - right hand flter lane ... on the left
    • September - U bend
    • October - cycle lane in the door zone
    • November - a post
    • December - thin cobbled cycle lane in Glasgow
  • 2002
    • January - contradictory signs
    • February - Brighton cycle lanes bends into a post
    • March - the bin has gone
    • April - thin cycle lane in Croydon
    • May - dangerous merge
    • June - thin cycle lane in Yorkshire
    • July - posts in the path
    • August - Nottinghham path avoids traffic lights
    • September - parking bays marked in Croydon cycle lane
    • October - right-angle bends in Hull
    • November - yellow brick road
    • December - thin cycle lane in Irlam
  • 2003
    • January - cycle path merges onto wrong side of Liverpool Road
    • February - Wirral bull trap
    • March - two-way cycle path narrower than two bicycles
    • April - pavement build out into Cambridge cycle lane
    • May - barriers in Oxford
    • June - give way to private drives
    • July - hop on and back off the pavement
    • August - post in a Nottingham path
    • September - cycle path brushes against pebbledash wall
    • October - cycle path swerves off and back onto the road
    • November - thin cycle lane on Cromwell Avenue
    • December - short, thin and slow cycle lane
  • 2004
    • January - tight bends in Nottingham
    • February - short colourful cycle path
    • March - cycle by-pass through a hedge
    • April - reversed priorities at Walton Crematorium
    • May - National Cycle Network crosses a field
    • June - the door zone
    • July - black bollards
    • August - green bin
    • September - cycle path through railings in sheffield
    • October - Leeds cycle path shorter than a bicycle
    • November - telephone box
    • December - on and off the pavement
  • 2005
    • January - NCN waymarked post
    • February - fence along centre of cycle path
    • March - cycle lane through parking bay
    • April - cycle path diverted into hedge
    • May - York fence
    • June - lane markings narrower than a bicycle
    • July - lamp post in thin cycle path
    • August - cycle lane thinner than a bicycle
    • September - traffic lights in the middle of a cycle lane
    • October - short mandatory lane in Oxford
    • November - Carlisle cyclists dismount
    • December - short cycle path
  • 2006
    • January - cycle path merges onto wrong side of a dual carriageway in Salisbury
    • February - not a cycle lane
    • March - Wantage bus stop
    • April - cycle path through bus lay-by
    • May - the other door zone
    • June - the Sustrans safety bollard
    • July - cycle lane half as wide as a bicycle
    • August - Linclon tree
    • September - unuseable cycle parking at B&Q
    • October - the Coventry velodrome
    • November - sign directs pedestians to look away
    • December - short cycle route with a lampposts at each end
  • 2007
    • January - a short shared-use path near Whitby
    • February - a Crossover in Doncaster
    • March - a traffic calmed cycle lane near Chesterfield
    • April - NCN route 63 crosses the Greenwich Meridian
    • May - a new link for the Surrey Cycle Network
    • June - a short shared-use path with a post in the middle
    • July - Cyclists Dismount at the end of a cycle lane
    • August - bollards in the middle of a cycle gap
    • September - 8 dismounts in 380 yards in Harlow
    • October - bollards in the middle of a french cycle lane
    • November - cycle path ends at a fence in Stowmarket
    • December - a short stretch of the Cornish Way with a bollard in the middle
  • 2008
    • January - look both ways ... before riding into a tree
    • February - give way to a tree in Bournemouth
    • March - cycle stands surrounded by nettles on the Isle of Wight
    • April - cycle lane veers through a fence
    • May - shared use with trees in Poole
    • June - a safety railing in Richmond
    • July - targeted advertising in Manchester
    • August - intermittent path in Oxford
    • September - cycle path through a fence in Kilmarnock
    • October - sign occupies whole width of cycle lane in California
    • November - NCN sign - attached to a No Cycling sign near Gatwick Airport
    • December - traffic calmed cycle bypass in Merton
  • 2009
    • January - cycle path goes round a lamp post ... and into the side of a bus shelter
    • February - thin cycle lane next to a Dutch canal
    • March - cycle path squeezes through a bus stop in Nottinghamshire
    • April - cycle lane swerves abruptly across the path of traffic
    • May - no cycling on the national cycle network
    • June - half a parking space in West Bromwich
    • July - 45° camber in a thin lane in Liverpool
    • August - a semi circular cycle path in Woking
    • September - bright green cycle path in Erith
    • October - cyclist dismounting paving
    • November - short mandatory door-to-door cycle lane in Stafford
    • December - enthusiastic sign posting on NCN route 1
  • 2010
    • January - cycle path through a fence in Manchester
    • February - Cyclists Dismount on a quiet cul-de-sac in Warrington
    • March - a Belgian toilet
    • April - a Dutch door zone cycle lane
    • May - Cyclists Dismount approaching the Ferry to the Netherlands
    • June - a bolloard in thew middle of a cycle path in Warrington
    • July - a 5m long cycle path heads straight into a fence in Enfield
    • August - a barrier obstructing NCN 67 in Chesterfield
    • September - give way in Galway
    • October - NCN 4 routed through a concrete wall near Swansea
    • November - a steep banked turn in Minsk
    • December - a short cycle path without dropped kerbs in Croydon
  • 2011
    • January - a cycle path squeezes between two trees in Bournemouth
    • February - a long looping cycle path near Stockton-on-Tees
    • March - the Warrington "green wave"
    • April - a tree lined avenue in Grimsby
    • May - a semi-circular shared-use path in Chesterfield
    • June - a weaving cycle lane in Old Colwyn
    • July - a toucan crossing to nowhere
    • August - a short narrow block paved cycle track in Rugby
    • September - a cycle lane running into a bollard in Bingham
    • October - a very thin cycle bypass in Woodplumpton
    • November - cycle lane swerves across the path of oncoming traffic in Ipswich
    • December - a line of poles placed along the middle of a cycle lane in Higham
  • 2013
    • January - possibly the narrowest shared use pavement in the World
    • February - a hi-vis bus shelter in Nottinghamshire
    • March - a crossover in Camden
    • April - a short green cycle lane between parking spaces in Croydon
    • May - confusing lane markings in Sutton
    • June - No cycling on the London Cycling Nework in Clapham
    • July - kerbed cycle lane leads round a blind bend straight into a parked car
    • August - a cycle lane runs into a bollard outside Old Trafford
    • September - a tram line runs along the middle of an Edinbugh cycle lane
    • October - a shared-use supermarket in Fareham
    • November - sun loungers placed on a cycle lane in Paignton
    • December - No No Cycling Sign on National Cycle Network Route 11 in Ely
  • 2014
    • January - York City Council say it with flowers
    • February - a BMX grind rail on the Durham by-pass
    • March - a power distribution post in Telford
    • April - a cycle lane runs into a parking bay in Nottingham
    • May - no smoking sign at Frimley Park Hospital
    • June - a small hill installed in the middle of a cycle path in Datchet
    • July - strange lane markings on a shared-use pavement in Illminster
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