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The Trouble With Half-Way Decent Cycle Paths

… is that they’re just the right width to drive a car up: Doubtless paying “road tax” also allows one to use any available asphalt surface, even if it probably hasn’t been designed to take the weight of a car.

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Mystery Cycle Infrastructure – Blyth

On days when I’m riding a Sensible Bike I take the route along the dunes path from Blyth Beach. On occasion I’ve been known to stop for an ice cream (it’s the proper, real deal stuff, and worth every penny!)

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Invisible Road Danger

This is National Cycle Network Route 1, approaching Whitley Bay. It’s an on-road section of the route – what do you notice? See the way the pavement is built out into the road? That’s because just after that, there’s a

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It’s The Stupid Infrastructure

One of the chapters from Beauty And The Bike that really got me was the section titled, "It’s The Infrastructure, Stupid" , in a parody (or according to Wikipedia, a snowclone – there’s a new phrase) of Bill Clinton’s campaign

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