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Cycle Superhighway open beside Palace of Westminster.

London's East-West Cycle Superhighway seems to be in use behind the camera as well as in front

Lego bicycle in a shop window

Cycle parking near Oxford Street

Cycleway under construction

London Cycle Hire station, Smith Square

Robin and Matt trying out the fantastic new Embankment cycleway in London

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

Cycle parking present here.

At least two of the bikes seem abandoned

Cycle parking present here.

Racks mostly covered by building overhang

Living sculpture, Soho

Pedestrianisation on Wardour Street, Soho

Pedestrianisation on Wardour Street, Soho

Pedestrianisation on Wardour Street, Soho

In case you haven't seen Waterloo Bridge bike & bus lanes now for bikes & buses not parked cars. New double yellows! https://t.co/V3ZNBsvpAn

Cycle markings around Regents Park - not really good enough

No Cycling across the canal - as a cyclist whizzes past.

Plenty of cycle parking just off Shaftesbury Avenue

Something wrong here - a Boris Bike left at a regular parking stand.

Widened pavement outside Parliament (though still no space for cycling)

Cycle parking near Parliament

No cycles sign - indication of need for more cycle parking near Parliament

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway - London Cycle Hire point.

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London. Heavily used by runners too.

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London. Traffic lights a bit over the top though.

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Embankment cycleway, London

Deliveroo bike to carry huge takeaways (location inexact).

Delivery of linen to nearby hotels regularly blocks the cycleway

More inconsiderate parking and rubbish on the cycle route

Inconsiderate vehicle parking

Colourful Knightsbridge at night from a bus

Rare patch of official cycle parking - Prince Consort Road. There is plenty of space in the area which is currently allocated to motor vehicle storage and which could be used instead of taking up valuable footway space.

Cycle hire on Prince Consort Road

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking.

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking. At least the Goethe Institute in the background doesn't put up no bicycles notices unlike neighbouring buildings.

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking.

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking.

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking.

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking.

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking.

Exhibition Road Lack of official cycle parking.

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 8

Cycle Superhighway 5

Cycle Superhighway 5

Wonderfully illiterate notice on a possibly abandoned bike (location inexact).

Cycle parking with a pump and an elephant!

Roadworks for the Cycle Superhighway along the Victoria Embankment

Having a staggered crossing at Somerset House on the new Cycle Superhighway is probably a mistake.

Speed ramp and junction arrangement on the new Cycle Superhighway along the Victoria Embankment

Cyclist on the new Cycle Superhighway along the Victoria Embankment

Map box at LSE

Bicycles in Ai Weiwei's exhibition at the Royal Academy https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/ai-weiwei

Parked cars blocking mandatory cycle lane.

Cycle parking tucked away around the corner from paddington station - and a public urinal beyond.

Poor stretch leading to the good towpath past the Hammersmith & City entry to Paddington station.

People can take bikes on parts of the London Underground (eg the Circle line here at Paddington) but it's a very rare sight!

Stands just by Central Hall

2013? Almost two years later. And what is a security event anyway?

Why we need the cycle highway on Embankment (the new bit being built on the right). More people on bikes than in cars http://t.co/lgl54y4SZP

Cyclists already making the most of this short stretch of superhighway at Embankment @london_cycling #spaceforcycling http://t.co/KcUVYNddwy

London Cycle Hire user

Still from a bike crash recorded by a minicab camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnNYiqaWPfQ Looks like the cyclist got up immediately.

The Embankment cycle highway is starting to get near to Parliament Square. Can't wait for this to open http://t.co/hDCkvcMb2E

Advice on positioning

Cycle lane

ASL and feeder lane

ASL and road - crossing facility... thing

Cycle link across Bayswater Road into park

Narrow contraflow cycle lane

One way for cars, two way for bikes

Pavement cycle facility

Cambridge contingency with Dutch Ambassador. Chatting about our forthcoming study tour to #Assen @camcycle @NLinUK http://t.co/qMjhUvBUcg

The scary old bike lane scrubbed out on left. New bike track just being laid. Vauxhall Bridge. Isn't it lovely! http://t.co/yuFZnTwDnN

London Cycle Hire station

London Cycle Hire point near The Edge, Soho

@SimonLamrock @veloevol @cycleoptic @TfL The lane and ASL on Praed Street outside Paddington is an all day taxi rank http://t.co/suKRDqAoPW

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