Photos cycling in Oxford

Some of my favourite cycling photos from Oxford in the past five years.

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Cyclists do help reduce congestion.

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A good way to get to work. Donnington Bridge.

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Patient cyclists.

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Off to the exam. (More photos of cycling in subfusc)
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High Street

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At the lights. Sandwiched between van and bus.

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Everyone cycles in Oxford.

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Turning right

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Dressed for work.

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Don’t worry about the rain.

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Nice hat

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Cycling is fun

Oxford scenes

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Sheldonian Theatre and Bodleian library.

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Bodleian library on Broad street.

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Radcliffe camera and Brasenose college.

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Magdalen college from High street.

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Magdalen Tower from the other end of the High Street

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Queens lane with All Souls in background.

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Cycle path along the Thames (Isis)

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The Bridge of Sighs

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Musical accompaniment.

The sociable side of cycling

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Mum’s taxi

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A  long bike for the family.

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What does E=MC2 mean?

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A solid bike

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I’ll race you to the exam.

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pink bell.

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Just time to say hello.

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not the most comfortable ride.

Cycling and business

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The Oxford Cheese company.

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St Giles, a semi segregated cycle lane gives a bit of room.

No excuse for using pavement here, though amazingly some people on bikes still use pavement.

If only all cycle paths could be like this.

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A narrow squeeze down the side of the bus. If you’re lucky a taxi won’t be parked in the advance cycle stop box.

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Let’s hope the bus gives plenty of space, they often don’t.

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From: A birds eye view of the traffic

Problems of cycling in Oxford

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The overtake and then left turn manoeuvre.

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Lone survivor

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Pollution, a good reason to take the bike.

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Cycle lanes which don’t last too longcycle-lanes

Better than nothing. But, don’t cycle too fast.

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A parking ticket

 

Four seasons weather

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Magdalen in the snow

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Riding through the slush.snow-sheldonian

The snow defeats the cyclist.

Spring

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Queens lane, spring

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Laburnum Mayspring-blossom

Apple blossom, April

Rain

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delivery in the rain

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Flooding

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Summer.

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Autumn Queens Lane

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Books under arm.i-love-ny

Don’t drop the bag.

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If you get any closer, I’ll use my cardboard tube.

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A unicycle is one way to get around Oxford.

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At the Kings Arms.conversation-lights

V is for Vesalius.

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S is for Spiderman

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T is for Traffic calming measures – make it a bit awkward to squeeze through and causes congestion. At least it helps reduce traffic speed.

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A thin cycle path, but it does help avoid the traffic jam.

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E is for echelon. Going to work.

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B is for British airways and traffic light conversation.

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C is for Cofeee. A takeaway on the way to the exams.

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E is for Exam Smiling despite the exam around the corner.

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Z is for Zappi’s. A local Zappi’s rider.

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A classic bike.

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nice flip flops, but don’t sit down.

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fun.

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L is for Lost a shoecarrying-box

A is for Amazon delivery.

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C is for Cyclist congregation

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Thousands of cyclists pass Magdalen Bridge every morning.

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Save 10 minutes getting to work.

Bike Parking

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Bike parking on Broad Street

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10 Responses to Photos cycling in Oxford

  1. Cameron November 21, 2014 at 10:13 am #

    Love the photos…especially the one captioned ‘delivery in the rain’ – that’s my old maths tutor from The Queen’s College!

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