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Cycling in Leicester

Leicester has some active cycling groups:

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This is a dangerously narrow cycleway, care and attention is required to avoid hitting the poles (and falling off).

Leicester has some nice cycleways!

Was fun having a spin on @rideonleicester’s new cargo bike today, which will carry ebikes to docking stations across the city - seen here on the newly opened Abbey Park Rd foot and cycle bridge. https://t.co/QrLyIRtvqw https://news.lei ... [more]

Over the last decade, Leicester City Council has steadily been revamping the city centre streets, the majority of which had not been touched for 20-30 years. Using high-quality materials,building segregated cycle routes, & expanding the ... [more]

Leicester cycle hire.

Cycleway near Leicester station.

Millennium Milepost Birstall This milepost is a McColl type and has a T2/6 disk, it is one of the T2 mileposts found on NCN Route 6 between Leicester and Derby. The mileages on this milepost are: 1) Leicester 2) Charnwood

First outing on the new ramp linking Aylestone Meadows with Leicester's Great Central Way. Really good - both in design and appearance. Cheers, @OweniteAdam and @Leicester_News https://t.co/hWZ43n0q6N

@RideLeicester @OweniteAdam @Leicester_News @LeicesterCCG @bricycle @CRTContactUs @WeAreCyclingUK @SustransEMids We cycled to see it this afternoon. SO much better 😊🚴‍♂️😊 https://t.co/Jn4tPw34YK

News from Leicester — the 500-metre pop-up "keyworker corridor" has been extended by another 500 metres overnight. https://t.co/RgTBmcEe79 @CityMayorLeic @OweniteAdam @RideLeicester https://t.co/xJb7jLi30k

"With less cars on the road, we have a real opportunity to re-imagine what our streets could and should be like." Temporary #SpaceForDistancing is needed in Northern Ireland if we want a future with safer spaces to walk and cycle: https: ... [more]

We’re creating a Keyworkers’ Corridor, close to @Leic_hospital #LRI - helping new and returning keyworker cyclists get to where they need to be quickly and safely #tacticalurbanism #leicbikeaid 🚲 #COVID19 https://t.co/gaWTReRtFq

Narrow and barely perceptible cycle lanes.

Leicester’s precious New Walk.

Leicester’s precious New Walk.

New Walk meets Victoria Park.

Information board all about Evington Footway. www.storyofleicester.info https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Via_Devana

Evington Footway

London Road, Leicester

London Road, Leicester

London Road, Leicester

London Road

All the bike racks at this entrance to Leicester Station are gone, seek the bike park behind, and down a level.

Cycleway construction near Leicester’s Station.

Strictly no cycling on Leicester’s precious New Walk.

Leicester’s precious New Walk which strictly prohibits cycling, and these dark blocks are the latest initiative on that.

Open Streets events http://www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/openstreets/

Leicester railway station

Peacock Lane, Leicester

River Soar developments

Forest Way NCN 63, Leicester's Route 2

New Parks Boulevard

Toucan crossing of a side road.

New Parks Way on Leicester's route 4

Glenfield Road

Glenfield Road

Glenfield Road

Western Park

Western Park

Western Park

Western Park

Western Park

BMX track on Western Park

Anti-motorbike barrier

Link between Hinckley Road and Western Park

Toucan crossing Hinckley Road

Hamelin Road

Hamelin Road

Hamelin Road

Hamelin Road

Hinckley Road, near Braunstone Park

Braunstone Park

Braunstone Park

Braunstone Park

Braunstone Park

Braunstone Park

Approaching Braunstone Park, Leicester

Gooding Avenue

Braunstone Avenue

Braunstone Avenue

Braunstone Avenue

Braunstone Avenue

Braunstone Avenue

Braunstone Avenue

Braunstone Avenue

Fullhurst Avenue

Fullhurst Avenue

Fullhurst Avenue

Fullhurst Avenue

Fullhurst Avenue

Fullhurst Avenue

Fullhurst Avenue - Merridale Medical Centre

Narborough Road

Narborough Road

Narborough Road

Narborough Road where route 3 changes to the other side for half a mile then back again.

Narborough Road Welcome to Leicester

Route 4 crosses Woodshawe Rise

Hand Avenue meets Braunstone Lane Cycle route sign points left to: Meridian Business Park Narborough

Hand Avenue / Braunstone Way

Bendbow Rise underpass

The barriers and bollards at this curious road layout seem over fussy.

Gallards Hill, Braunstone, Leicester

Vans might be alright! Suitable for cars Light vans at risk 2.6m 8'-9"

Lengthy guard rail protects the downhill section of path at the mini-roundabout junction with Hockley Farm Road.

Hockley Farm Road passes under Leicester's ring road.

Route 4 meets Hockley Farm Road

Steep link betwen the arms of a junction.

Hinckley Road / New Parks Way

Cycleway alongside New Parks Way The obscured sign directs to Braunstone straight on.

Cycleway alongside New Parks Way

Cycleway alongside New Parks Way

Cycleway above and away from the main road.

Route 4, New Parks Way, Leicester

Route 4, New Parks Way, Leicester

Crossing

Crossing of New Parks Boulevard.

Route 4 alongside New Park Boulevard

New Parks Way - an older generation of the signs with no mention of 'Route 4'.

Pelican crossing - with two cyclists waiting to cross New Parks Boulevard.

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