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Old 04-24-14, 11:59 AM   #1
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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.""

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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.
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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:
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And here is one that is only one meter long:
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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:
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That one looks free hand painted and done as a prank.
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prathmann, thanks for the links. I just spent a couple of minutes browsing... Amazing stuff there.
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