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Old 08-10-17, 09:24 PM   #1
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Bike Path Signs

I'm trying to assemble a presentation for our local group showing the ways in which various rail-trails and bike paths are marked, so that riders can follow the trail. If you have any pictures of your favorite signs taken along tours, please post them here.

Here are three examples from recent trips:


Pawley's Island, South Carolina


Basalt, Colorado


Ankeny, Iowa
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Old 08-10-17, 10:00 PM   #2
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This thread might have some ...

http://www.bikeforums.net/living-car...paths-etc.html



(PS. Don't forget to credit the photos in your presentation. )
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1. usa southwest
2. southern thailand
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Here is a bad example.
Knocked over about 30 ft off the actual trail in the weeds.
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Take a look at how the Netherlands marks their routes. Incredibly easy to follow. Every intersection is numbered (and marked on maps), you just follow the numbers from place to place. Everytime you get to a point, it tells you which one you are at (in the green at the top), and which way to go for the adjacent points (in white underneath). They also have common routes numbered such as in the second pic. LF20 is the route, 'a' is the direction.




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Old 08-11-17, 07:34 AM   #6
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MUP also trolley route... riverfront.

http://www.signspotting.com/wp-conte...ad%20sign!.jpg
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Here is another topic on street signs.
http://www.bikeforums.net/living-car...eet-signs.html

There is another one on bike lane markings.
database of bicycle lane markings and symbols - Bike Forums
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Old 08-11-17, 12:25 PM   #8
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Here's a few local ones. The two we have without us in front of them at least! Not our favorites but they'll do! @Ty0604 you have better ones I think.

Springwater Corridor. Portland ---> Boring (Oregon)


Trolley Trail. Milwaukie ---> Oregon City (Oregon)
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Yeah. I have a lot from last year. These are my 3 favorite ones. I don't think I took the MRT one. I think it was damaged so I found a photo of what it use to look like before. I'd have to check my journal.



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Thought this thread was about bike paths/trail, not driving byways.
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Old 08-11-17, 02:32 PM   #11
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Not really a bike route sign, but pertinent none the less.
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Thought this thread was about bike paths/trail, not driving byways.
If you're referring to my first photo then it's both. Goes from Toledo to Conneaut. Most of it is on roads but it's still a trail nonetheless. The signs on the trails themselves weren't as cool as the ones on the roadways.

Referring to the Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail. The visitor center in Toledo has/had bicycle maps showing this trail. About 75% on roadways unfortunately.
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VA Creeper rail trail
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Standard sign on Quebec's Route Verte.



Water, air and mechanic north of Quebec City:



Out of Montreal:

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This turtle sign really is on a bike path, but I forget which state it was in. 😁 And I'll throw in one of the Katy Trail, which is completely on topic. 😎 Nevermind, it keeps giving me errors. I'll try again another time.
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Old 08-24-17, 09:09 AM   #18
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Along the Poudre Trail, Fort Collins, Colorado.


IMG_20170819_104355123 by Steve Carter, on Flickr
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Wrong way?!

..... so many to choose....
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Out of Montreal:

I know I'm misinterpreting it, but it sure looks like it is saying that cars should be in the water. That's my new favorite sign, replacing "Expect Delays".
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This is not my photo. I'm not sure where it came from, but it is in my "bike signs" file. I'd give credit if I knew who took it.
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