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Cycling in Oakengates

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The worst anti-cycling barrier I’ve ever seen, erected by @TelfordWrekin. Those sharp corners are about at eye height on a road bike and approached around a bend on a down slope. https://t.co/zc0VzdUU1F

A cyclist heading up the Severn Valley on ncr 45 pauses to take in the view from the river's left bank over the Iron Bridge, and finds time to ponder a crossword clue: Tips remain useful for unparalleled setter (5). https://en.wikipedia. ... [more]

Newport’s high street is on ncr 552, where there’s a fair on this May Day bank holiday. A passing cyclist has paused for a go on the Waltzer (not shown). #p101443 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_Day

Old Station Platform Old platform of the former Dawley & Stirchley station now on a footpath which is part of the "Silkin Way" a long distance foot/cycle path that runs for some 14 miles from North of Telford across the town and down to ... [more]

Ironbridge It is not easy to tell from this photo, but the kerb edge is made of iron - with a serrated top.

Raised table in Ironbridge. It is not easy to tell, but the kerb edge is made of iron - with a serrated top. The shadow of that can be seen in the gutter on the full size photo.

How to turn left - its a very sharp corner - but bikes could probably do it.

The Iron Bridge in Ironbridge is on NCN45.

Convenient cycle parking.

Tourist map of the Ironbridge area

Ironbridge - annoying dismount required to get round this gate. I bet Thomas Telford would be outraged!

Route signage at Ironbridge for NCN 45

NCN route 45 turning left out of Little Wenlock towards The Wrekin (a junction not shown on OpenCycleMap)

NCN route 45 entering Little Wenlock

NCN route 45 sign leaving Coalbrookdale

NCN route 45 signage, Coalkbrookdale

'Paradise' - Ironbridge youth hostel, no entry for motorised vehicles except for access.

Huge car- and coach-park and limited cycle parking at Ironbridge visitor centre and museum.

North end of the Iron Bridge

Signs at Ironbridge

North bank of the Severn at Ironbridge

The Iron Bridge - cyclists have to dismount to clear a tiny metal kerb.

Signs at Ironbridge

Severn Valley Way on former railway west from Ironbridge

Mounting blocks for horse-riders either side of a bridge on the Severn Valley Way

Absurd Cyclists Dismount sign between Jackfield and Ironbridge - possibly linked to a change in land ownership.

Severn Valley Way northwest from Jackfield Tile Museum

Severn Valley Way southeast from Jackfield Tile Museum - too many signs!

Path northwest from the The Maws craft centre, Coalport

The Maws craft centre, Coalport - lovely apart from the lack of cycle parking

Severn Valley Way cycle trail past The Maws craft centre, Coalport

Pedestrian (and cycle) bridge across the Severn, Coalport

Pedestrian (and cycle) bridge across the Severn, Coalport

Coalport Youth Hostel

Cycle parking at Coalport Museum (and youth hostel)

Coalport Bridge

NCN signs on the Severn Valley Way at Coalport Bridge

The Silkin Way passing under the Coalport Inclined Plane.

Inadequate and nearly invisible cycle parking at Blists Hill Victorian Town, Telford - right on the Silkin Way.

The Silkin Way alongside a road, both on the former railway alignment

Underpass on the Silkin Way (on former railway elsewhere)

Access to the Silkin Way, Telford

Under the Silkin Way, Telford

Eastern end of the Rough Park Way, Telford

NCN signs on the Rough Park Way, Telford

Rough Park Way, Telford

Road closure south of the Rough Park Way, Telford

Road closure just south of Rough Park Way, Telford

Rough Park Way, Telford (approximate location)

Sign for the Rough Park Way from Coalbrookdale to central Telford

NCN signage in Coalbrookdale

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