Category Archives: Cycling around Bath

Cycling in and around Bath and the surrounding area.

Cycle lane not replaced

The recent student development in Green Park Road opposite Green Park saw a short length of cycle lane and an advanced stop line (ASL) for bikes removed during the development.  Even this I thought was unnecessary, but if you ride … Continue reading

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30 Mile Thursdays

Since last October a group of bike riders have been riding about 30 miles on Thursday mornings. The idea for these gentle rides came from Tony Ambrose and they are mainly for people who are not cycling club members or … Continue reading

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City Transport Strategy

Bath’s transport Strategy is now doing the rounds and will be going to Council on 13th November for approval.  I find the strategy rather disappointing.  I had high hopes for a more radical strategy when I managed to get funding … Continue reading

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New Bike Hire Scheme for Bath

Many people are familiar with the old bike hire scheme in Bath with its four sets of docking stations in the centre of Bath.  This scheme was funded for one year through the European Civitas project and has now ended. … Continue reading

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Bike Power gains changes on London Road

Cyclists were mobilised by the prospect of the London Road “Gateway” scheme of environmental improvements making conditions for people riding bikes worse.  Following a submission by Roger Houghton showing a segregated two way cycle lane on the inward bound carriageway … Continue reading

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Make our roads safe for cyclists

The petition about the worsening of cycling on the London Road has now passed 1200 and will be debated at Council on Tuesday 18th February.  However cycling representatives took the opportunity to present to Cabinet on Wednesday 12th February.  I … Continue reading

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Bath Cycle Death

This is my first post for over a month because I fell off my bike and broke my hip.  I am now recovering at home, but won’t be riding until at least the new year.  There was no-one else involved … Continue reading

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Two Tunnels Code of Conduct

A draft Code has been put together by Frank Tompson from the Two Tunnels Community Group and Jon Usher of Sustrans.  Please make your comments and suggestions for improvements to the draft  through the comments facility on this web site.  … Continue reading

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Critical mass cycle in Bath

The first of the new “Critical Mass” rides took place on Friday 27th September, with 15 cyclists, most on their way home from work, starting in Kingsmead Square.  The “mass” was hardly “critical”, with 15 riders mostly on their way … Continue reading

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Chronicle picks up cyclists concerns

Last week the Bath Chronicle picked up information from Twowheeslgood post (thank you guys) and twitter comments of cyclists about three developments in Bath – London Road, Widcombe/Rossiter Road and Windsor Bridge. In these developments cycling groups feel that British … Continue reading

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