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1nterceptor 04-24-14 11:59 AM

Shortest bike lane in the world?
 
"Council chiefs have been left red faced after cyclists slammed a brand-new bike lane which is just four metres (13ft) long. Bike commuter
Will Jones, 22, said: It makes the council a laughing stock really. Why on earth would anybody need a cycle lane so short? Its stupid.""

Read the full article:
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/is-this-th...6.html#swXa2cT

CB HI 04-24-14 10:22 PM

At least they did not paint the storm drain into the bike lane.

Hope all that paint is not the slippery stuff when it gets wet.

prathmann 04-25-14 12:39 AM

They shouldn't feel too bad since there are plenty of similar examples. This one is a little longer at 5m instead of only 4m, and it also contains a handy stopping aid in case the cyclist's brakes fail:
Cycle Facility of the Month

And here is one that is only one meter long:
Cycle Facility of the Month

CB HI 04-25-14 02:50 AM


Originally Posted by prathmann (Post 16700440)
This one is a little longer at 5m instead of only 4m, and it also contains a handy stopping aid in case the cyclist's brakes fail:
Cycle Facility of the Month

That one looks free hand painted and done as a prank.

Juha 04-25-14 03:22 AM

prathmann, thanks for the links. I just spent a couple of minutes browsing... Amazing stuff there. :rolleyes:


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