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Cycling in Leicester

Leicester has some active cycling groups:

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Latest photos of the area

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Groby Road: crossing onto roundabout island.


Thurcaston Road

Thurcaston Road shared use lack of priority at side road

Thurcaston Road footway cycleway

Thurcaston Road

NO CYCLING ------------------- The riding of bicycles tricycles and similar machines on this footpath is prohibited by the city council See the scene in #108345

NCN6 Bridge Give way to oncoming vehicles Route 1 Abbey Park 1¼ City Centre 1½



Culvert on NCN6


Enclosed by greenery on park cycleways.

Cycle routes by the River Soar.

NCN6 by the River Soar, Leicester

Leicester's Route 1 shared with NCN6 on this bit. Ahead for: Belgrave ¾ City Centre 4 Behind for: Birstall 1 Syston 5

Bollards at this pinch point where the road flyover meets the River Soar

Sustrans milepost on NCN6 in Watermead country park

Watermead country park

Route 1 on NCN6 Left for Belgrave 1½ City Centre 4 Right for Birstall ½ Syston 4 NCN(48)

Watermead park with Elephant in the distance

Cycleway alongside Great Central Railway's Leicester North heritage station.

Bollards at the end of the cycle bridge over Red Hill Way, Leicester

Cycle bridge over Red Hill Way, Leicester

Crossing Halifax Drive, Leicester

Downhill alongside Red Hill Way, Leicester

Belgrave Boulevard

Cashmore View pelican crossing

Route 4 continues along Cashmore View

Crossing Beaumont Leys Lane

Crossing Krefeld Way

Crossing of Krefeld Way

Route 4 alongside Krefeld Way, Leicester

Crossing Krefeld Way

Crossing Orwell Drive

Left to: Beaumont Shopping Centre Gorse Hill Ind Est ¼ 🚲🚶🏾‍♂️ Leisure Centre ½ Speedway ½ Right to: Route 4 🚲🚶🏾‍♂️ Glenfield 2 ¾ Groby 4

Steep cycleway down a bank from the camera position and up to the left.

The cycleway is bit narrow here more like a footpath.

Crossing Anstey Lane

Left to: Gilroes ¼ Cemetery Gorse Hill ¾ City Farm Behind on Route 4 to: Gorse Hill Ind Est ½ Beaumont Leys ¾ Birstall 3

Route 4 (whatever that is!)

Glenfield Way

Secure cycle parking at Glenfield Hospital main entrance.

Caged area with covered racks, looks a bit unloved but is in use.

Cycleway under construction on the road passing Leicester's railway station.

Racks opposite a popular café called Brucciani's which I used to go to with one of my grandfathers in the 1970s.

"Cyclists thank you for slowing down"

"Considerate cyclists welcome" in Leicester.

Views of the new inbound cycle track on Belgrave Gate. Continuous, prioritised, protected, so chapeau @Leicester_News @OweniteAdam for that. Curious re stop line at end though - will TLs be relocated?

A lone Sheffield stand at Leicester Station.

Belvoir Street: Shared use crosses the one way street for a bit of a shabby contraflow cycle route.

Street cycle parking in Leicester

Covered cycle parking alongside Gateway Street, Leicester.

Ramp between street and canal level.

Towpath beside the canal in Leicester.

Motor cycle parking in the middle of the road.

Mobility scooter route at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Unusual racks that separate bikes at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Looks to me like a mobility scooter route at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Staff parking at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Cycle parking for staff at Leicester Royal Infirmary

Antenatal cycle parking

NCN63 Leicester

NCN63 Leicester

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.

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