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Gravel has been added to both sides of this footbridge which makes access a little easier.

Footbridge over a stream on Ditton Meadows.

Ditton Meadows

Footbridge over a stream on Ditton Meadows.

Bridge over a ditch on Stourbridge Common.

Stourbridge common

Narrow and blind - the path under the railway bridge on Ditton Meadows. This is acceptable as a "temporary" fix, but a permanent solution is needed to give acceptable width and sight lines.

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

The path on Ditton Meadows is already heavily used at times.

Cycleway over Ditton Meadows in Cambridge. Cyclists riding towards the river Cam.

The railway bridge over the river Cam. This is also a possible location for the Chesterton-Abbey bridge to connect to the Science Park Station.

Cambridge Cycling Campaign's Stall Bike at Coldhams Common. Campaigners counting four times as many cyclists as walkers during the morning rush. The Campaign was promoting the Coldhams Common Consultation, which you can fill in online at ... [more]

Cambridge Cycling Campaign's Stall Bike at Coldhams Common. Campaigners counting four times as many cyclists as walkers during the morning rush. The Campaign was promoting the Coldhams Common Consultation, which you can fill in online a ... [more]

The first section of the path from Coldham' Lane to Newmarket Road is a Chisholm Trail worthy 5.50m wide. See also #57072.

The two-way, shared-use tarmac path over Coldham's Common is 63" / 1.60m narrow, thought the grass is making making inroads. The edges are breaking up, which makes overtaking impossible and avoiding oncoming people cycling dangerous. See al ... [more]

Measurements of the path over Coldham's Common. At this bridge the path is 3.20m wide kerb to kerb. See also #57073 for the width of the main section of the path.

See clip at http://youtu.be/djnpaqxLlcQ An update from these four. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYQOzBEafuM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Zq-rPOPwq8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMNahoggd00 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Wj2ez ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/bh7MzRbab-g The traffic lights at the junction of Coldhams Lane and Cromwell Road are not well placed for cycling in from the common. These are mandatory lights so people cycling in from this direction are ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/j3vrcIvnKeM The lorry possibly does fit into the last exemption of the 1988 RTA section 21. I just want to show why sometimes what seems like plenty of space (in common sense parlance, an indicator of failing ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/BYQOzBEafuM We had the fun and joy of the winter raised strip replacement on this wooden bridge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xniOGCp7DY Then it was removed after considerable complaints. http://www.yo ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/qrL_wEqKWxo Not something you will regularly come across when riding, unless you are in Cambridge. The herds here are very docile and quite used to having people around. That doesn't mean they will just si ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/2Zq-rPOPwq8 After the new strips have been removed. So much easier to ride over without the really nasty vibration that left my forearms aching in just 15 seconds of riding. Several people have said that the f ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/nMNahoggd00 See photos & clips at http://cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/49491/ and http://cambridge.cyclestreets.net/location/47767/ showing the way this development went. This needed better thought ar ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/_Wj2ezHsp2Y A second clip about this after it's had time to bed in. It is awful. I felt great pain after finishing riding along the bridge in my forearms. I can't think what this would be like to ride regu ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/3IwWqIP39tM The bridge under the Stourbridge Common railway bridge has been quite slippy for a while. So it's having it's slip-stop surface replaced. Here's a good before and after clip while it's been hal ... [more]

See clip at http://youtu.be/s2bTXbIQbQk I support dog walkers and pedestrians, and always give way to them and their pets. However, some dog owners fail in their responsibilities towards other path users. Dog walkers should always be ... [more]

Cambridgeshire County Council's quad bike gritter in action on Midsummer Common on Saturday the 26th of January 2013. De-icing fluid was being emitted. An image of the vehicle in daylight with the grit attachment on the back is at: #4 ... [more]

The Chisholm Trail and increased permeability towards the Science Park Station and the Business Park could make this Penny Ferry and Pike&Eel a much better location for a pub and or restaurant. Protest attended by people from Old Chesterton ... [more]

An afternoon over Stourbridge Common. Picture taken from the Ramblers Bridge over the railway line here #37490

Stourbridge Common with view over the double track railway line, as seen from the ramblers bridge (for a pretty view #37506). The Chisholm Trail may have to go around the bridge. View north towards Barnwell Junction >> #37489 <<.

See clip at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_rXhSnCVOM Highway Code Rule 240 (backed up in law) http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069860 You MUST NOT stop or park on a tram or cycle lane This is really ru ... [more]

Grass track along Coldham's Common looking towards the Greyhound Pub.

Coldham's common grass track to footbridge over the railway.

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