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Location signed for loading bikes onto Virgin Trains.

One of several cycle parking locations around Lancaster station, and with lockers available.

Sensible advice without being patronising, in Lancaster railway station. Not far to go to get to the cycle parking.

Credit to Costain, and/or the designers of the Link Road works, for this excellent path diversion round the work site. I was expecting a narrow, obstructed, bumpy diversion, and therefore very surprised when this wide, well-surfaced, lit r ... [more]

A pointless bit of cycle diversion onto and off the path. As you can see from the photo, there is a toucan crossing, cyclists are it seems expected to use that all the way across, then make their way back into traffic off the shared-use ... [more]

The only excuse for this path is that there is an excellent off-road path running parallel not far from the road. For people accessing properties on the road though, or those crossing it to get to the path, the road itself is extremely bus ... [more]

Both good and bad in one place. Bus stops in shared paths are rarely a good thing, especially when this narrow. Making the best of a bad situation though, I have never seen a barrier like this before, which stops the stop users from sudde ... [more]

During the construction of a new road bridge over the Lune the Lune Cycle Path (part of the Sustrans Way of the Roses) had to be diverted. I was expecting a botch-up but we got this convenient well constructed diversion which will be in use ... [more]

Eric Morecambe Statue on Morecambe Promenade, one of the main tourist attractions in Morecambe. Cycling permitted on Morecambe Promenade

On-road cycle lanes to assist cyclists from the Lancaster-Morecambe Greenway to Morecambe Promenade. Part of NCN Route 69

Toucan Crossing from Morecambe Promenade to shared-use path enabling cyclists to head south on NCN Route 69.

Road is too narrow to continue existing cycle lane on China Street. Large cycle logo advises drivers to beware of cyclists and encourages cyclists to take the primary position.

Parking at Lancaster Maritime Museum (former Customs House)

cycleway on former rail viaduct at Crook o'Lune.

Junction actually on the Lancaster Millennium Bridge, and view down the Lune.

Lancaster Millennium Bridge

The Greenway from Lancaster to Morecambe by the River Lune.

The Greenway, on the former Lancaster-Morecambe railway.

Start of The Greenway on the old railway from Morecambe to Lancaster.

Remarkably long space for cycles at the crossing over the railway in Morecambe - fine for tandems, though not trikes or trailers.

Start of The Greenway on the old railway from Morecambe to Lancaster

Morecambe promenade, very popular with local cyclists, with the Lake District in the background.

Lancaster Millennium Bridge

Sign outside Lancaster station

University of Cumbria Vélocampus scheme leaflet - £35 a year gives students the use of a Trek town bike (with mudguards, despite the illustrations).

The Millennium Bridge, Lancaster, linking the former railway routes along the Lune Valley (to Lancaster station, ahead) and to Morecambe (right).

The Millennium Bridge, Lancaster, linking the former railway routes along the Lune Valley (to Lancaster station, ahead) and to Morecambe (right).

Cyclists on the riverside path rejoin the road here [now extended west]; on the right are steps to the pedestrian bridge (alongside the West Coast Main Line railway) across the Lune.

Signage on the River Lune Millennium Path on the outskirts of Lancaster

Signs on the River Lune Millennium Path leaving the Conder Green car park (the speed humps are pretty low and smooth!).

Signs at Conder Green on the former railway to Glasson Dock

It's not signposted, but Belle Vue Terrace, to the left, is a useful route for cyclists towards Lancaster University.

Cycle route on the Lancaster Canal towpath.

Cycle routes ending at a Cyclists Dismount sign.

Cycle access to the Cycle Town of Lancaster

Contraflow cycle lane on Church Street, Lancaster

Contraflow cycling on Church Street, Lancaster

Cycle crossing from contraflow lane towards Lancaster Castle

Cycle route from Lancaster Castle to the station.

Sign showing where to load bikes at the northern end of Pendolino trains.

Storage space for 4 normal bikes or 2 tandems on a Virgin Pendolino

Lancaster Millennium Bridge. Photo taken from NCN 69.

Lancaster cycleway. Junction of NCN 69 and the cycleway access to/from Lancaster Station. The photo shows the cycleway from the station meeting the Millennium Bridge access (which is on the left in front of the cyclist). The Bridge als ... [more]

Croasdale Fell bridleway, Forest of Bowland (approximate location) - you do have to push in places.

Croasdale Fell bridleway, Forest of Bowland - mostly rideable on a city bike.

end of Lune Valley cycle path

eastern end of Lune Valley cycle path

Halton station, Lune Valley cycle route

cycleway on former rail viaduct at Crook o'Lune

Caton (Lune Valley) cycle path passing under Lancaster Aqueduct

Welcome to Lancaster - celebrating cycling

Link between Lancaster Canal towpath and Caton (Lune valley) cycle path - carry your bike down the steps

Cycle bridge, junction on Lancashire Cycleway, Carnforth

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