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Route sign and A-frame restriction on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath.

A-frame restriction on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath.

A-frame restriction on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath.

Swing bridge on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (NCN route 66).

Locks on the Aire Valley Towpath

Cyclists have a better arch to the right.

Footbridge linking two parts of a housing development, I think.

Cycle parking at Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds

Vandalised map of the Kirkstall Abbey area of the Aire Valley Towpath

Cyclists on NCN route 66 should leave the Aire Valley Towpath here for a parallel road.

Cyclists on NCN route 66 can fork left to rejoin the Aire Valley Towpath

Speed ramps on this industrial road (NCN route 66) parallel to the Aire Valley Towpath

Cyclists on NCN route 66 should use this road rather than the Aire Valley Towpath - because of the poor surface, I think.

Cyclists on NCN route 66 should leave the Aire Valley Towpath here for a parallel road.

The Aire Valley Towpath passing beneath the Skipton/Ilkley railway lines.

Lock on the Aire Valley Towpath

Lock on the Aire Valley Towpath

Link from the Aire Valley Towpath

Link from the Aire Valley Towpath

Link from the Aire Valley Towpath (and tent)

The Aire Valley Towpath towards Leeds station

Sign on the Aire Valley Towpath

Link from the Riverside Way Bridge to the Aire Valley Towpath

The new Riverside Way Bridge is being obstructed by greenery.

Non-existent link from the canal towpath and the new Riverside Way Bridge to Whitehall Road.

Weird and dangerous to have such a short section of on-road cycleway - either protect it properly, have some shared-use, or buy a few metres of land to the left.

Start of off-road cycleway west of Leeds station

The Leeds station Cyclepoint is now a branch of Evans Cycles.

Wide crossing at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.

New two-way cycleway, Leeds

New cycleway under the railway in Leeds.

End of the new section of Cycle Superhighway 2 parallel to the railway into Leeds.

New two-way section of Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

Cut-through below the railway, Leeds.

Crossing on new two-way section of Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

New two-way section of Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

Cycle Superhighway 2 on Marsh Lane, Leeds.

Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

Cycle Superhighway 2 in Leeds is a good direct commuting route, but not much is made of the local connections.

Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

Crossing on Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds, where it comes off the flyover.

Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds, crosses this flyover - the parallel routes are supposedly only footpaths.

Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds, goes over this flyover.

Lights where Cycle Superhighway 2 crosses to the flyover.

Cycle bridge over York Road, Leeds.

The Leeds guided bus route.

Bus stop on the Leeds guided bus route.

Cycle crossing on Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

Cycle crossing over York Road, Leeds.

Cycle crossing on Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

Cycle lights to allow cars to turn left off York Road, Leeds.

Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds.

Cycle Superhighway 2, Leeds, with annoying End of Cycle Route sign.

Segregated cycle path on Leeds Cycle Superhighway 2.

Segregated cycle path by Cross Gates Road, Leeds.

Crossings at the junction of York Road and Cross Gates Road.

There are quite a few of these signs to try to keep cars off Leeds Cycle Superhighway 2.

There are quite a few of these signs to try to keep cars off Leeds Cycle Superhighway 2 - they don't always work.

There are quite a few of these signs to try to keep cars off Leeds Cycle Superhighway 2.

Leeds Cycle Superhighway 2

Pedestrian crossing over a cycleway in Leeds.

Shared-use footway and crossing.

Road closure and link to the York Road cycleways into central Leeds.

This would be a better route from central Leeds towards Tadcaster.

Ramped bridge over the Leeds Ring Road.

Unsigned route parallel to the Leeds Ring Road.

Unsigned route parallel to the Leeds Ring Road.

Unsigned route parallel to the Leeds Ring Road - a dropped kerb would help.

No signage - the underpass is probably the better route towards central Leeds.

This route through the fence is definitely not the way to/from central Leeds. Signage needed.

Signage is needed here at the Leeds Ring Road

Shared-use path leaving service road by York Road, Leeds

Shared-use path joining a service road on York Road, Leeds

The start of the Leeds cycleway system

Short section of shared-use path on the edge of Leeds.

Ford on the edge of Thorner.

Bridleway to the A64.

Crossing the A1 at Bramham

Sign for NCN route 66 from Bramham (NCN 67 according to OpenCycleMap).

Cycle routes out of Bramham (NCN route 67).

Oddball at St Aidan's nature reserve

A barrier at Leeds Road, on the Lines Way connection to St Aidan's nature reserve and NCN67.

The Lines Way at Selby Road.

The Lines Way at Brecks Lane.

Barrier on the Lines Way.

Barrier on the Lines Way.

A Sustrans sticker for the Lines Way. The route number is not incorporated into the sign above.

Cookridge Street now car free

A Sustrans volunteer engaged in graffiti removal on NCN67 in Leeds

"Welcome to Leeds" on NCN67 railway path approaching Methley Junction.

Tunnel under the M62 motorway

NCN66 approaching Asda House.

NCN66 near Asda House.

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