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Photo of the day archive: our favourite photo each day

Here you can browse the archive of our Photo of the day, shown on the front page each day and Tweeted to our followers each day.

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The chosen photo is always selected from those taken on the same month and date as the current day.

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Showing items 1 to 100 from total of 3,751 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
19th Apr 2021Photo #9884819th Apr 2018The striking Jarrold Bridge, NorwichCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Apr 2021Photo #10224018th Apr 2017The Chesterfield Canal, part of the Trans Pennine TrailCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Apr 2021Photo #10771117th Apr 2019NCN27 on road section in IlfracombeRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
16th Apr 2021Photo #5826016th Apr 2014Relaxed everyday cycling in a local street in CambridgeRoad environment:
Good practice
road
15th Apr 2021Photo #6530915th Apr 2015Regents Canal bypass - avoiding a tunnelRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
14th Apr 2021Photo #9789914th Apr 2018Bicycle themed cafe, YorkDestination:
Good practice
destinations
13th Apr 2021Photo #10768713th Apr 2019We have reached our destination!Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
12th Apr 2021Photo #10795512th Apr 2019The only other person I saw on a bike in this part of the town.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
11th Apr 2021Photo #2242011th Apr 2010North end of the Douglas Promenade Cycle WayGeneral sign/notice:
Problem
signs
10th Apr 2021Photo #8031710th Apr 2016Lots of Sunday cyclists by Lake TrasimenoRoad environment:
Event
road
9th Apr 2021Photo #952249th Apr 2017Cycleways of StevenageCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Apr 2021Photo #891708th Apr 2017Lots of posts obstructing the cycle provision at the motorway junction.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
7th Apr 2021Photo #485317th Apr 2013Bollards at entrance to and exit from shared-use footway along Ardencraig RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
6th Apr 2021Photo #802166th Apr 2016Bike rental, PisaBike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
5th Apr 2021Photo #967245th Apr 2017The more adventurous option on NCN route 4 towards KidwellyCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
4th Apr 2021Photo #372844th Apr 2009This chicane is difficult to use, particularly when you have panniers.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
3rd Apr 2021Photo #966773rd Apr 2017Former coal tramway tunnel on NCN route 4 from Stepaside to SaundersfootCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Apr 2021Photo #1304122nd Apr 2018Modal filter at the entrance to Middlesbrough station (behind the camera)Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
1st Apr 2021Photo #978281st Apr 2018A 'Cyclists Dismount' sign at a pedestrian crossing? Why not a toucan crossing?General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
31st Mar 2021Photo #6606031st Mar 2014Patchy cycleway parallel to the lake, TorontoCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
30th Mar 2021Photo #5958930th Mar 2014Cycling near Tjörnin (the Tarn), ReykjavikCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
29th Mar 2021Photo #8850729th Mar 2017NCN route 4 (and the Welsh Coast Path) skirting LlanelliCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
28th Mar 2021Photo #5736528th Mar 2014At a junction on Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, with obstructed view.Road environment:
Problem
road
27th Mar 2021Photo #8836127th Mar 2017Direct access to the City Loop cycle route from Lancaster station.General sign/notice:
Good practice
signs
26th Mar 2021Photo #8850426th Mar 2017A nice replacement bridge over River Colne, but a pity about incorrect tactiles.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
25th Mar 2021Photo #7596925th Mar 2016Looking west along Cliddesden Lane cycle path at Cyprus Road, BeggarwoodCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
24th Mar 2021Photo #11408124th Mar 2020Mobike atop an Adshell bus stop.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
23rd Mar 2021Photo #10715923rd Mar 2019The winter has taken its toll on the Garscadden Way.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
22nd Mar 2021Photo #8862022nd Mar 2017Route signs, WrexhamRoute sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
21st Mar 2021Photo #16100521st Mar 2015City bike share in Washington DC.Bike share:
Good practice
bikeshare
20th Mar 2021Photo #11397720th Mar 2020Bike tools at the Paddington Central cycle parkingCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
19th Mar 2021Photo #15654219th Mar 2015Grand Street, ManhattanCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Mar 2021Photo #11384318th Mar 2020Two cycle stands at the Bishop's Palace, St David's.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
17th Mar 2021Photo #11396717th Mar 2020Installing a new link to join into the busway junctionRoadworks:
Misc
roadworks
16th Mar 2021Photo #10689916th Mar 2019Cycleway parallel to the railway, and ramp to the bridge, DundeeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Mar 2021Photo #8822915th Mar 2017Road closed in one direction except to cyclistsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
14th Mar 2021Photo #4818114th Mar 2013Shared-use stretch of NCN route 2 at DartingtonCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Mar 2021Photo #11395313th Mar 2020A CycleStreets presentation at Institute for Transport Studies, Leeds UniversityCycleway:
Event
cycleways
12th Mar 2021Photo #7461412th Mar 2016A motley collection of cycle parking at Ely CollegeCycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
11th Mar 2021Photo #10677011th Mar 2019Eildon hills from Scotts ViewDestination:
Infrastructure
destinations
10th Mar 2021Photo #3586910th Mar 2012The Fisher of Dreams on the bridge over the River Ouse, near Bishopthorpe.Cycleway:
Misc
cycleways
9th Mar 2021Photo #879689th Mar 2017Lit main route through Cuningar Loop park.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
8th Mar 2021Photo #972618th Mar 2018On the riverside route (EV6), SaumurCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
7th Mar 2021Photo #1066347th Mar 2019Sushi delivery trikes in London.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
6th Mar 2021Photo #745196th Mar 2016Modal filtering at McPhater Street outside the Piping Centre.Road environment:
Good practice
road
5th Mar 2021Photo #974645th Mar 2017Shopping by bike in the old city of HanoiBicycle:
Event
bicycles
4th Mar 2021Photo #1137544th Mar 2020Despite conditions, people are using the cycle track at the Righead Roundabout.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
3rd Mar 2021Photo #1150503rd Mar 2020The Bike Hub, by Rhyl's new cycle bridge on NCN route 5Bike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
2nd Mar 2021Photo #1136472nd Mar 2020NCN668, LeedsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
1st Mar 2021Photo #1135521st Mar 2020Cycling along Woodhouse Lane, Leeds.Road environment:
Problem
road
28th Feb 2021Photo #6614728th Feb 2015Not the best weather for taking the cycletrack built at ex-RAF station Tangmere.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
27th Feb 2021Photo #5989427th Feb 2014Penzance promenade closed for repairs after the previous winter's immense stormsTemporary closure:
Event
closure
26th Feb 2021Photo #11341226th Feb 2020Covered wheelbenders 😟☹️Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
25th Feb 2021Photo #10627025th Feb 2019Segregated cycle lanes and lights for cyclists crossing into Hyde ParkCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
24th Feb 2021Photo #10620624th Feb 2019Peace Pagoda, Willen Lake, Milton KeynesDestination:
Good practice
destinations
23rd Feb 2021Photo #9683423rd Feb 2018New towpath surface, CentrackTrack:
Infrastructure
track
22nd Feb 2021Photo #3830122nd Feb 2012Riverside route and bridge to Bath stationCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
21st Feb 2021Photo #8508421st Feb 2015The Pierhouse, Port AppinDestination:
Infrastructure
destinations
20th Feb 2021Photo #8785420th Feb 2017An old cycleway along Wadloes Road, but no priority at this junction.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
19th Feb 2021Photo #9390019th Feb 2015New cycle parking at the bus station.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
18th Feb 2021Photo #6573518th Feb 2015Ashton Avenue Bridge before construction began for the BRT.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Feb 2021Photo #1281017th Feb 2008CTC Sunday afternoon rideRoad environment:
Event
road
16th Feb 2021Photo #8770816th Feb 2017Just after Cambridgeshire County Council approved the Abbey-Chesterton bridge.Other:
Event
general
15th Feb 2021Photo #10642415th Feb 2019Coffee trike, BratislavaBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
14th Feb 2021Photo #8768914th Feb 2017A sign for cyclists lying on the ground, and one for motoring fixed to a pole.Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
13th Feb 2021Photo #10615913th Feb 2019Route sign and lighthouse by the Danube on EuroVelo route 13Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
12th Feb 2021Photo #412012th Feb 2003Negotiating a severe chicane that was only sorted in 2019.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
11th Feb 2021Photo #2126111th Feb 2010Cycle route across Bookham Commons (National Trust)Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
10th Feb 2021Photo #2120410th Feb 2010On the Wandle WayCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
9th Feb 2021Photo #646799th Feb 2015Riverside routes and hanging sculpture, RotterdamCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Feb 2021Photo #1057348th Feb 2019Slovnaft BAjk bike-sharing station in BratislavaBike share:
Infrastructure
bikeshare
7th Feb 2021Photo #1133017th Feb 2020Curious cycle parking area on Regent Terrace having no racks.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
6th Feb 2021Photo #1132876th Feb 2020New asphalt surface on path approaching the Mersey Gateway bridge.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
5th Feb 2021Photo #875295th Feb 2017A short section of shared-use leading to toucan crossing, but no dropped kerb.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
4th Feb 2021Photo #741044th Feb 2016Embankment cycleway, LondonDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
3rd Feb 2021Photo #741183rd Feb 2016Apparently, cyclists never stop at red lights.Enforcement:
Event
enforcement
2nd Feb 2021Photo #475082nd Feb 2013No entry except cycles.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
1st Feb 2021Photo #474851st Feb 2013Watching carnaval rehearsals, Santa Lucía, UruguayBicycle:
Event
bicycles
31st Jan 2021Photo #1586831st Jan 2009Cyclists use pedestrian crossings to get across major avenues in Buenos Aires.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
30th Jan 2021Photo #7402630th Jan 2016Bognor Regis - NCN2 blocked by beach and sea debris following a winter storm.Obstruction:
Infrastructure
obstructions
29th Jan 2021Photo #2870829th Jan 2011Square pole used for route sign for Stanway and NCN Route 1 on Gryme's Dyke.Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
28th Jan 2021Photo #8839928th Jan 2017A wide shared-use promenade at Morecambe.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
27th Jan 2021Photo #9573327th Jan 2018Exercising the dog on the bridleway between Barton and GrantchesterCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
26th Jan 2021Photo #2042126th Jan 2010On the canalside route from Delft to Den HaagCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
25th Jan 2021Photo #11319725th Jan 2020This popular walking and cycling route is dark and uninviting at night.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
24th Jan 2021Photo #1572124th Jan 2009Delivery bike in rainy-season Paraty, BrazilBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
23rd Jan 2021Photo #9160823rd Jan 2017Bike/scooter lane on bridge from Taipei to New TaipeiCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
22nd Jan 2021Photo #9653822nd Jan 2018Another missed opportunity on top of the Big Dig tunnel, Boston.Other:
Problem
general
21st Jan 2021Photo #11315321st Jan 2020A slightly wobbly but otherwise usable track between Heywood and Rochdale Road.Track:
Misc
track
20th Jan 2021Photo #10480220th Jan 2019The base of a somewhat unloved but very valuable overbridge, in need of some TLCOther:
Infrastructure
general
19th Jan 2021Photo #9639719th Jan 2018The Moody Trail and light rail stop, Portland ORCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Jan 2021Photo #10474318th Jan 2019Looking down Dingle Lane which could form a useful cycle pathOther:
Misc
general
17th Jan 2021Photo #4724617th Jan 2013Cambridge's guerilla knitter has been busy!Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
16th Jan 2021Photo #9632316th Jan 2018Protected cycle lane and couriers with cargo bike, SeattleCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
15th Jan 2021Photo #11304315th Jan 2020Up high from Euston RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
14th Jan 2021Photo #11302914th Jan 2020Exclusionary chicane barriers removed and replaced with rubberised bollard.Obstruction:
Good practice
obstructions
13th Jan 2021Photo #8798113th Jan 2017Cycling in Melaka (Malacca, Malaysia)Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
12th Jan 2021Photo #8779212th Jan 2017Tourist trishaws passing a bus station, SingaporeBicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
11th Jan 2021Photo #9267411th Jan 2013Cycle parking at this new development in CambridgeCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
10th Jan 2021Photo #11283810th Jan 2020Huddersfield Narrow CanalCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways

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