1st June 2022
Clifton Moor is a car-dominated retail park on the edge of York, with bad cycle infrastructure. How would you reduce traffic, make Clifton Moor a nicer place, and increase visits on foot, by bike, and by bus?
30th May 2022
The cycle infrastructure at Clifton Moor is illegible, as well as being of the lowest possible quality. Some thoughts on this, mingled with mentions of London Orbital by Iain Sinclair.
Read about Illegible Cycle Infrastructure at Clifton Moor.
24th April 2022
York has committed to reducing car miles by 25% and increasing cycling by 33%. One way to help achieve this would be to connect Haxby to York by bike.
Read about How to Connect Haxby to York by Bike.
19th April 2022
The cycle lanes in Haxby are 76cm wide. Who thought that was a good idea and signed it off?
A look at these cycle lanes, plus some other cycle infrastructure in York.
Read about 76cm Cycle Lane in Haxby.
18th April 2022
If a roundabout is trying to be Dutch but doesn't quite succeed, what is it? A Belgian roundabout, perhaps.
A look at City of York's effort in Heworth Green, plus some thoughts about Stockton Lane and the A1036 Heworth Green.
30th January 2022
Some improvements could be made to the cycle infrastructure from Foss Islands to the Minster - notably the Toucan crossings, and the path alongside Foss Islands Road.
This is Part 2 of a review of the route from Grimston Bar to the Minster.
28th January 2022
There's cycle infrastructure all the way from Grimston Bar to the Minster, but much of it is outdated and not up to modern standards.
Part 1 covers the section from Grimston Bar to Foss Islands.
3rd November 2021
This is Part 3 of my review of the cycle facilities on the A59 between York and Poppleton. Not yet as popular as other great series - Rocky, Star Wars (or do I mean Trek?), Henry IV - it can only be a matter of time before it is met with similar acclaim.
1st November 2021
Part 2 of my review of the cycle infrastructure on the A59 York covers the stretch from the Water End junction to The Mount/Blossom Street.
29th October 2021
There are cycle facilities all the way along the A59 from Poppleton to York, with a great variety of different styles and ideas. Are they any good, and do they make a coherent and usable route?
Read about a Cycle Infrastructure on the A59 from Poppleton to York.
5th October 2021
There has definitely been an attempt to provide cycle infrastructure on at least some of the route between the Solar System Cycleway at Naburn Station, and Fulford. Is it continuous and high-quality provision?
18th August 2021
This cycle track on The Mount, York, lures you in by looking quite good at the start. Does it live up to its promise?
Read about Cycle Infra, York Station to Knavesmire Road.
Bike Rides In and Around York features a historical city tour, plus family rides, road rides, and mountain bike rides.
"This book is simply a treasure trove not only of great rides but also as a travel guide to the area."
Read more about Bike Rides In and Around York.