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Still shaking after this terrible road behaviour. Had to swerve to avoid being hit from behind by the driver of LS07 LXO. Obviously against Highway Code 163, and probably constitutes behaviour well below that we expect, thus careless ... [more]

See http://radwagon.blogspot.com/2016/08/pleasant-circular-route-round-cambridge.html for a video of riding around a pleasant little ride around Cambridge on good infra, not so good infra, and quiet roads. Just enjoy!

See video (with music!) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AXcNRxQLwI

See clip at http://youtu.be/r7wCmwndh0A Brooklands Avenue has a shared-use path on it. This is nice for those who don't feel comfortable in a rather narrow, unpleasant road space, but it still has it's issues with poor behaviour from peo ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/RFloE_ZIrww There's quite a bit of repairs going along the Brooklands Avenue Cyclepath. It's interesting to see how they are doing this and what effect it has. First, the metal covers are quite a sharp lip. ... [more]

See blog at http://radwagon.co.uk/2012/07/wet-weather-riding.html

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nge73TXLWSQ The cyclelane disappears on Hills Road on several occasions. This is just before the Railway Bridge at the Brooklands Avenue junction. It seems exactly the wrong place to make it dis ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/xJRtSTMnPRc Another reason why shared paths are avoided, big puddles such as this! Now, in my cycling gear and knowing the path surface under the puddle, this is a little fun to me. If you cycle down here ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/_RVtXeXTIZA "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Both passes here were too close, but the second was the worst and quite scary. Pointless as well, a ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjy6Sv9ueGk Close overtake which was pointless. Caught up with both cars at the next set of lights. Then watched them sitting still for 5 minutes in the jam on Hills Road. Breaking "Highway c ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjy6Sv9ueGk Close overtake which was pointless. Caught up with both cars at the next set of lights. Then watched them sitting still for 5 minutes in the jam on Hills Road. Breaking "Highway c ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/VO4zHhKay2Q A clear red light jump by a tourist sightseeing bus. What a nice feeling for a tourist to by rushed round a corner! Watching the clip it's quite clear that the car crossing the junction the othe ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/b1GJkosUROM Breaking Highway Code Rule 178 http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070332

See clip at http://youtu.be/8jqNTAKdTuY Breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://youtu.be/SbVcaKCW6mk Breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And both overtakes were pointless as I passed them both at the lights 200 yards later. ... [more]

see clip at http://youtu.be/SbVcaKCW6mk Breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And both overtakes were pointless as I passed them both at the lights 200 yards later. ... [more]

See clip http://youtu.be/zJGYU0-xJDM Breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

see clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzUtOPASWcA 2 good passes, and 2 bad passes. Only 1 driver gained anything by passing, neither of the bad ones. "Highway code rule 163" http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highway ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0VTQ5ISDz4 Breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0VTQ5ISDz4 Breaking "Highway code rule 178". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070332

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWcXCXEBNQg Minimally Close Overtake, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 Something along the lines of Dangerous Driving re ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWcXCXEBNQg ET57 BMV Close Overtake, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cF5fb2Urkwc Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 But also speeding. All pointlessly since I caught up with them by th ... [more]

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clnqPHcW2mQ Yet another driver ignoring the law about ASLs. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070332

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpdyMBbSF_8 I was laden with shopping so I took the cyclepath (which is less convenient as towards the end shows). I heard this horn go off and turned to see a AJ58 NZB Swiss Laundry lorry tail ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPf5XbNSsKY As I move to pass the second cyclist (not the courier) I check behind me and there's nothing immediately there although I can see there is a vehicle that is further back. I pull ou ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPf5XbNSsKY As I move to pass the second cyclist (not the courier) I check behind me and there's nothing immediately there although I can see there is a vehicle that is further back. I pull ou ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwB4GVSIfVE Two all too familiar offences. Yet another driver ignoring the law about ASLs. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwayc ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCOjqyB7Zjo Sorry, poor quality due to starting clip whilst at speed! You should be able to make out that I'm approaching a left junction with a van waiting to pull out. Quickly becoming vis ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpH3xmRSnjA First, the car in front slows to make a left turn without hooking the bike in front (well done!). I manoeuvre to get past the turning car quickly (after checking it was clear to do ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSUy4gSgPdg Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKL9OoWfvzo Along the lines of showing good practise as well as bad, here's a good overtake. Also, note that I do catch up with them at the next lights along with other traffic that had pass ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3ZNjHeCu5E How did I get the numberplate? Well, at the end of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKL9OoWfvzo I caught up with it at the next set of lights. So, not only a dumb move, it got them no ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy7k7QO0cYM Okay, this time it's me that gets into a bit of a mess. Often the right turn at the end of Brooklands Avenue is full of traffic whilst the left turn has had a green light for so ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d37dQfVGfz8 Yet another driver ignoring the law about ASLs. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070332

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLtvkEsTtOA Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 As the Highway code picture shows, why isn't the driver all the way ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71fYfDaFux4 You just see the lorry drop it's brakes just before the cyclist moves off the road and onto the cyclepath. Despite coming out of the same side road, this lorry misses the cyclis ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6E77KvjWBL0 Okay, this is another breakdown of the end of Brooklands Avenue turning left into Trumpington Road. No doubt this little clip will irritate some drivers as they might perceive i ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYFboYwK2o0 Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-imx6zi9Rc Wasn't feeling very positive today and ended up in the gutter too much. This is Brooklands Avenue which has a segregated cycle path, unfortunately full of pedestrains at this tim ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiLCPEUSnRE Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 I think I must subconsciously feel a little guilty being on the roa ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6As-iFeBGDg This is infuriating. Not only is there no space (breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314) but there's a stopped b ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jngkJ-knGhQ Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314 And for those saying I should use the cycle path, can I remind you ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBBvMlpJLZU Again, with oncoming traffic there is no room to overtake. I'm doing about 18mph. Why overtake? Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTra ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87AQBv7J6Lo Again, with oncoming traffic there is no room to overtake. Also, the clip shows exactly how much was gained by this manoeuvre. None. I'm doing about 18mph. Why overtake? Again, b ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn5ljuujq04 This is the driver in the distance waiting to come into this road. Yet another driver ignoring the law. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/ ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dt3Wc6Qu_tE Yet another driver ignoring the law. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070332

See the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afO8I7HN29U The driver just can't wait to get by. I'm pulling out to overtake a parked vehicle and wanting to get out of the "door zone" (where doors open in front of you). I hear this driv ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVy42IUDU-A Yet another driver ignoring the law. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070332

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3u9yU88UL4 The driver just can't wait to get by. There's traffic in the other lane, I'm doing about 20mph. Why overtake? Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/T ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP-Let241Hs The driver just can't wait to get by. There's traffic in the other lane, I'm doing about 20mph. Why overtake? Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/T ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8P6JrWThcI Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070314

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCPYgMvEMoU The driver just can't wait to get by. There's traffic in the other lane, I'm doing about 20mph. Why overtake? Again, breaking "Highway code rule 163". http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/T ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCJzh1AUkLc. After a close overtake (at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yd-ljw9T8QY) Yet another driver ignoring the law about ASLs. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http:// ... [more]

See video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yd-ljw9T8QY This driver is just too close and at speed. And goes on to do Advance Stop Line Infringement (at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCJzh1AUkLc)

see video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0sAD_uPwms Yet another driver ignoring the law about ASLs. All too common. The Highway Code Rule 178: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_070332

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