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Cycling in Alsager

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A cycle path that crosses a busy junction with no clear guidance. There is a very faint stop sign but most cyclists filter out onto the road to make it clear they are going straight on

M shaped racks at Crewe railway station. Sorry for the awful quality image :-/

Dunham Massey - a national trust park house and garden. Wheelbender cycle racks - used by mini-scooters!

Middlewood Way looking south. Quite a few steep steps down from the bridge to the cycleway.

Middlewood Way from the bridge. It is quite a few steep steps down from the bridge to the cycleway.

Bicycles not welcome on this track!

Track from Towers Road towards Middlewood.

Towers Road - a great quiet (but indirect) alternative to the 'mad mile' into Poynton from Stockport.

Lyme Park

An electric bike shop in New Mills.

Shared Space Scheme - A dramatic improvement to the centre of Poynton demonstrates the effectiveness of this approach on very busy A roads.

Early morning traffic at a standstill

New cycle stands at Crewe station - not yet discovered by users.

Cycle parking on both main platforms at Crewe station

Plenty of convertible space for cycles on the Class 350 trains, but there's no sign of where it is - just this wheelchair sticker.

Plenty of space for cycles on the Class 350 trains, but there's no external sign of where it is.

Plenty of space for cycles on the Class 350 trains, but there's no sign of where it is.

Plenty of space for cycles on the Class 350 trains, but there's no sign of where it is.

This fatal collision somewhere along the Whitchurch Road near Aston: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-24923713 More detail: http://www.westmercia.police.uk/news/news-articles/police-appeal-following-fatal-collision-near-shropshir ... [more]

Cycle parking at Crewe station.

The start of The infamous Blaze Hill

There is parking for over 200 cycles on platforms 5, 6 and 11 at Crewe station, as well as a small covered rack outside transport police HQ on Pedley St. Do not leave panniers on, they are deemed a security risk.

one of our trainees working at st pauls cycle workshop. Currently open for sales Fridays 930 till 2

shows the cycle path westwards, careful of barriers at night against lights.

Shared space redevelopment, Poynton Hamilton-baillie Associates

Park Lane shared space redevelopment, Poynton Hamilton-baillie Associates

Fountain Place after shared space redevelopment Hamilton-baillie Associates

Poynton shared space village Give way to all Hamilton-baillie Associates

Approaching Poynton shared space village Hamilton-baillie Associates

North Gate Hamilton-baillie Associates

Poynton - before a shared space regeneration scheme Hamilton-baillie Associates

Fountain Place, Poynton. Hamilton-baillie Associates

Remarkably low cycle stands at the National Trust's Little Moreton Hall

Road closure and cycle route under the railway and A523 (The Silk Road)

Of-road cycle track feeding in to side road, leading under the railway and The Silk Road to the Middlewood Way

Virgin Trains will take up to 4 bikes or 2 tandems on their Pendolino trains, but only by reservation

Cycle routes under the A523 (The Silk Road) and railway from central Macclesfield

Cycle routes under the A523 (The Silk Road) and railway to central Macclesfield

Cycle routes under the A523 (The Silk Road) and railway to central Macclesfield

South end of the Middlewood Way near Macclesfield station - designed to make cyclists slow down?

Start of the Middlewood Way from near Macclesfield station

Cyclist arriving in Macclesfield on the Middlewood Way

Start of the Middlewood Way from near Macclesfield station

Cycle route into South Park, Macclesfield - but it's not clear which way it goes through the park.

South Park, Macclesfield - lots of paths, no indication which are actually open for cycling.

Never mind 'No Unauthorised Golf', how about letting bikes though into South Park, Macclesfield ?

Pretty poor access for cycle route into South Park, Macclesfield

Signs for cycle route through South Park, Macclesfield, to town centre.

Nice traditional bike shop in Macclesfield

Sign for cycle route through South Park, Macclesfield

South Park, Macclesfield - open for cycling, it seems.

Well-used covered cycle parking at Sainsbury, Macclesfield

Link from West Park, Macclesfield, to Sainsbury - no indications anywhere in the park whether cycling is acceptable.

No comment needed

No Motor Vehicles except for access - ie parking for teachers at this large school.

Cyclist riding the wrong way on pedestrianised shopping street, Macclesfield

Pedestrianised hill in Macclesfield

The pedestrianised centre of Macclesfield

Middlewich Wardle Canal connects the Shropshire Union with the Trent and Mersey Canals.

All about the Wardle Canal see also #37331

Middlewich Wardle Canal connects the Shropshire Union with the Trent and Mersey Canals. People are attracted to look at the lectern but there is a problem with path which is raised compared to the grass creating an unseen trip hazard when t ... [more]

Old Railway Station Now a picnic area on the Middlewood Way. Following the line from Manchester (via Rose Hill) to Macclesfield.

One of the most photographed pill boxes on the canal network. Built originally to protect a nearby aerodrome. It is rented and looked after by a local boat owner.

Tow path on the Macclesfield canal.

hard core used to tackle flooding on Airport Orbital Cycleway near Manchester Airport

Path in need of maintenance and rewidening on Airport Orbital Cycleway near A538

81 steps on Cycle route in Wilmslow

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