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Cycling in Leicester

Leicester has some active cycling groups:

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Latest photos of the area

See also a full list of photos in this area.

Narrow but cyclable route across the weir.

NCN63 and NCN6 Leicester by the River Soar.

NCN63 Leicester, there's a junction with route NCN6 ahead.

We're still on Leicester's Route 2, NCN63.

NCN63 through a park

Redundant access control on NCN63.

Fosse Road North from the NCN63 bridge.

Fosse Road North from the NCN63 bridge.

Replacement bridge on the old Leicester and Swannington railway line, now NCN63.

Forest Way / Fosse Lane cycle routes in Stokeswood Park.

Forest Way cycle route NCN63

Access control at the entrance to this off road section of Leicester's Route 2.

Stokes Drive NCN63 - the turn off for the cycleway is just ahead on the right.

Stokes Drive, NCN63

Darlington Road NCN63

Copeland Avenue, NCN63 Leicester's Route 2

Copeland Avenue, NCN63 Leicester's Route 2

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road, NCN63

Groby Road

Groby Road NCN63

Groby Road NCN63

Groby Road, Toucan Crossing

On the island of the Groby Road, Glenfield Way, New Parks Way roundabout.

The cycle route uses the island of the roundabout.

NCN63 Groby Road

NCN63 Groby Road

Crossing of Groby Road

NCN63 Groby Road

NCN63 Groby Road passing behind a bus stop.

NCN63 Groby Road crossing Glenfield Hospital access road.

Welcome to Leicester NCN63 Groby Road

NCN63 Groby Road

Leicester

Zebra bike

Contraflow

Cycle Hub at Leicester Station - a key fob is needed to open the doors.

Grey Friars, Leicester

Belvoir Street, Leicester

Quite a few abandoned bikes on the pods here at Leicester railway station. Some have paper notes pleading for them to be removed.

A link off NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

Link to NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

Cycleway alongside a busy dual carriageway - its a relief to get away from this onto the NCN6 Great Central Way rail trail.

Wide shared use cycleway - not at all pleasant being alongside this busy dual carriageway.

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

Marlow Road

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way Leicester

NCN6 Great Central Way

NCN6 Great Central Way, Leicester

Granby Street - cycle lane sort of peters out here but cycling is permitted beyond - linking through to Leicester railway station.

Contraflow at Highcross Street, Leicester

Considerate cyclists permitted consider the contrasting language with: Careful drivers welcome (at entrances to villages)

Awkward, over-designed cycle parking at Leicester station; sheffield stands would have worked fine

Roxanne de Beaux presenting a group's views at the Space for Cycling Workshop, Leicester, organised by Cycling UK

Jonathan Fingland presenting the Cyclenation CEAT audit tool at the Space for Cycling Workshop, Leicester, organised by Cycling UK

Robin Lovelace presenting the Propensity to Cycle Tool at the Space for Cycling Workshop, Leicester, organised by Cycling UK

Tom Guha at the Space for Cycling Workshop, Leicester, organised by Cycling UK

Pedestrianised area, Leicester

Pedestrianised area, Leicester

Contraflow, Leicester

Contraflow, Leicester

Footway continues across sideroad, giving clearer priority - good practice

Leicester Ebike Centre

Contraflow, Leicester

Contraflow, Leicester

Carlton Reid speaking at the Cycle City Leicester conference on 'Bikelash'

Public realm in Leicester arguably lacking a little in character

Public realm in Leicester arguably lacking a little in character

Contraflow

Cycle City Leicester conference delegates

Electric bikes event at the Cycle City Leicester conference

Shared-use in Leicester, but plenty of space for segregated infrastructure that does not intrude into pedestrian space

Leicester has a bus stop bypass https://t.co/98BKUC2lIF

@WeAreCyclingUk/@CyclenationUK workshop day in pushing #SpaceForCycling forward. First mention of Cyclescape :)

Cycle racks on Granby Street, Leicester

Cycle racks on Belvoir Street, Leicester

Belvoir Street, Leicester

Belvoir Street, Leicester

New Walk - a route much valued by pedestrians.

Weird sign - announcing a 'Safe Route Zone' whatever that may be.

Works are underway to build a segregated cycle track - which starts immediately beyond this bus stop.

Under construction - a cycleway on Welford Road

Under construction - a cycleway on Welford Road

Under construction - a cycleway on Welford Road

Oxford Street, Leicester

Grange Lane

Sir Robert Peel pub, Jarrom Street, Leicester

Traffic calming on Jarrom Street, Leicester

Two one-way traffic lanes and one very narrow contra-flow cycle lane in Havelock Street, Leicester.

Covered cycle parking

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