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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 3,260 items. Ordered by date descending.

Photo of the day on Photo Year taken Caption (by us, not the user) Categorisation
13th Dec 2019Photo #8201913th Dec 2015Some nice Dutch bikes draw attention to this businessBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
12th Dec 2019Photo #3676512th Dec 2011Tridem and recycling trailer, Santiago, ChileBicycle:
Event
bicycles
11th Dec 2019Photo #8642011th Dec 2016Good permeability in this new developmentCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
10th Dec 2019Photo #9528610th Dec 2017The great snow of 2017.Cycle parking:
Event
cycleparking
9th Dec 2019Photo #863339th Dec 2016Is this a cycle lane, or are cyclists supposed to be on the carriageway?Road environment:
Problem
road
8th Dec 2019Photo #367328th Dec 2011Weekend cyclists on the promenade, Viña del Mar, ChileCycleway:
Event
cycleways
7th Dec 2019Photo #466847th Dec 2012Cyclist descending from Mount Diablo, the Californian equivalent of Mont VentouxRoad environment:
Event
road
6th Dec 2019Photo #1038556th Dec 2018Potential for a continuous route here, enabling local cycling on quiet roads.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
5th Dec 2019Photo #726795th Dec 2015Lots of bikes at the new cycle parking at St Barnabas, Cambridge.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
4th Dec 2019Photo #863034th Dec 2016London Cycle Route 33 passing a bus stop and access to a residential cul de sacCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
3rd Dec 2019Photo #862323rd Dec 2016No Golf - but cycling is not a worry here.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
2nd Dec 2019Photo #728132nd Dec 2015Painted cycle lane that disappears at the next junction.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
1st Dec 2019Photo #951511st Dec 2017Sign reads 'Do not chain bicycles to this post'.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
30th Nov 2019Photo #10377330th Nov 2018Cambridge’s cycle thru seasonal tree.Destination:
Event
destinations
29th Nov 2019Photo #6287529th Nov 2014There is no gap for cycles even though the signs said there would be!Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
28th Nov 2019Photo #7258128th Nov 2015Excellent new cycle bridge in Ottery St MaryCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
27th Nov 2019Photo #7253427th Nov 2015In dry weather, this bridleway is a much nicer way than the busy A603.Track:
Problem
track
26th Nov 2019Photo #5423126th Nov 2013Road closure - to stop rat running - excellent permeability for cycling.Road environment:
Good practice
road
25th Nov 2019Photo #10366825th Nov 2018Progress being made on Birmingham’s main road cycle tracks.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
24th Nov 2019Photo #8457424th Nov 2006A pedestrian and cycle path through the South Parks area of Glenrothes.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
23rd Nov 2019Photo #9509623rd Nov 2017Decent covered cycle parking at Haymarket stationCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
22nd Nov 2019Photo #6272822nd Nov 2014Cycle parking at the seasonal ice rink attraction.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
21st Nov 2019Photo #5384521st Nov 2013Big wonky sign in FulbournGeneral sign/notice:
Infrastructure
signs
20th Nov 2019Photo #9507020th Nov 2017Vauxhall Bridge with barrier separating motor traffic.Dutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
19th Nov 2019Photo #8597519th Nov 2016Bike hangar in Rotherhithe Street.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
18th Nov 2019Photo #8612418th Nov 2016Nice shiny crash barrier. Pity about the path.Cycleway:
Problem
cycleways
17th Nov 2019Photo #10353617th Nov 2018Some minor works here would enable cycle access to path, which leads to a park.Other:
Infrastructure
general
16th Nov 2019Photo #5388916th Nov 2013Members of Cambridge Cycling Campaign considering possible solutions.Cycleway:
Event
cycleways
15th Nov 2019Photo #6260815th Nov 2014Traversing a roundabout in Perne RoadRoad environment:
Infrastructure
road
14th Nov 2019Photo #6259314th Nov 2014St Anna Pedestrian/Cycle Tunnel in Antwerp runs under the River Scheldt.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
13th Nov 2019Photo #2708813th Nov 2010Right turn lane for cycles only on dual carriageway.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
12th Nov 2019Photo #1949712th Nov 2009Potentially the wrong sign for a cycle route.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
11th Nov 2019Photo #4627011th Nov 2012A cyclist on the Thames Path beneath the bridge at Teddington LockCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
10th Nov 2019Photo #4626410th Nov 2012Cycling paramedic patrolling Kingston's riversideOther:
Good practice
general
9th Nov 2019Photo #623269th Nov 2014Cycling on the Batumi Boulevard cycle track (7km long)Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
8th Nov 2019Photo #929798th Nov 2015Crossing, with two-stage crossing waiting area, Copenhagen Right styleDutch-style cycleway:
Good practice
dutchcycleways
7th Nov 2019Photo #627017th Nov 2014The Myrtle Street cycle track, looking towards the university and city centre.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
6th Nov 2019Photo #929636th Nov 2015Temporary cycleway in AmsterdamCycleway:
Event
cycleways
5th Nov 2019Photo #949895th Nov 2017Room for some cycle parking.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
4th Nov 2019Photo #1033754th Nov 2018The Wester Way alongside the Bishopbriggs Relief Road.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
3rd Nov 2019Photo #94173rd Nov 2006Lots of kids cycling home from school in Eindhoven.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
2nd Nov 2019Photo #1033632nd Nov 2018Council vehicle sweeping leaves from the Runcorn Loop cyclewayOther:
Good practice
general
1st Nov 2019Photo #926641st Nov 2014Excellent bike shop selling bikes, at the end of the Albert Cuyp marketBike shop:
Good practice
bikeshops
31st Oct 2019Photo #10324631st Oct 2018An indirect cycleway through a junction on the Weston Point Expressway (A557).Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
30th Oct 2019Photo #10316930th Oct 2018A cyclist crossing a bridge over the Central Expressway in Runcorn.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
29th Oct 2019Photo #10311029th Oct 2018Cycles parked in KilkennyCycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
28th Oct 2019Photo #10414628th Oct 2018Bikes in a sport shop, TashkentBike shop:
Infrastructure
bikeshops
27th Oct 2019Photo #8720727th Oct 2007The cycleway on Sheppey Way, approaching the Kingsferry Bridge.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
26th Oct 2019Photo #10297726th Oct 2018Dublin: view from the top deck of the bus from the ferry port into the city.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
25th Oct 2019Photo #8554325th Oct 2016Cycle route through the North Circular Road/A112 interchangeCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
24th Oct 2019Photo #8549424th Oct 2016A roller-blader on Hills Road cycleway.Road environment:
Event
road
23rd Oct 2019Photo #7204023rd Oct 2015Start of new vaguely-Dutch cycle track towards the station, Cluj, RomaniaDutch-style cycleway:
Infrastructure
dutchcycleways
22nd Oct 2019Photo #5594122nd Oct 2013Well organised cut-through in housing estate, ChesterCycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
21st Oct 2019Photo #8547521st Oct 2016Bears Way bench in Cluny Park.Destination:
Good practice
destinations
20th Oct 2019Photo #10289320th Oct 2018Bridge over Glaze Brook providing a route from Cadishead to Glazebrook.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
19th Oct 2019Photo #10403819th Oct 2018Cycling in Amir Temur Park, UrgenchCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Oct 2019Photo #5529518th Oct 2013The Ystwyth Trail (NCN 81), from the Cors Caron nature reserve to AberystwythCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
17th Oct 2019Photo #4567417th Oct 2012Cycle parking at the rear of the cafe in Castle Park in FrodshamCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
16th Oct 2019Photo #8543416th Oct 2016Free cargo bike hire from Homebase, Cambridge retail park.Bicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
15th Oct 2019Photo #6181715th Oct 2014I think this highlights a need for cycle parking to be installed in this area.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
14th Oct 2019Photo #9317714th Oct 2015Bicycles at the entrance to the Science MuseumBicycle:
Good practice
bicycles
13th Oct 2019Photo #10352413th Oct 2018Kids studying a rather odd rental bike, BukharaBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
12th Oct 2019Photo #2856712th Oct 2010Electric bike at exhibition on Metz's new sustainable transport policy.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
11th Oct 2019Photo #7130311th Oct 2015One of the four bus shelters plonked on the Clyde Gateway cycle track.Obstruction:
Problem
obstructions
10th Oct 2019Photo #10286310th Oct 2018This crossing across the A9 took a while to cross.Road environment:
Problem
road
9th Oct 2019Photo #453689th Oct 2012This look like a good place to put some on street cycle parking.Other:
Infrastructure
general
8th Oct 2019Photo #537488th Oct 2013Police stall on day of the Cambridge University Freshers' Fair.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
7th Oct 2019Photo #1031877th Oct 2018Cyclist heading for the market in Karshi, UzbekistanBicycle:
Misc
bicycles
6th Oct 2019Photo #1089006th Oct 2018Tourists and bikes at the Amir Timur statue, SamarkandBicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
5th Oct 2019Photo #358065th Oct 2011Cyclist on the road on Euskadi Plaza, Bilbao, and pedestrian-friendly island.Other:
Event
general
4th Oct 2019Photo #711224th Oct 2015A bus stop bypass under construction already in-useOther:
Infrastructure
general
3rd Oct 2019Photo #530683rd Oct 2013Modern developments - cycle parking and public artCycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
2nd Oct 2019Photo #711492nd Oct 2015Is it sculpture? No, just people trying to park bikes near Cambridge station.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
1st Oct 2019Photo #851821st Oct 2016Hire bikes in front of Oxford's Museum of Natural History.Bicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
30th Sep 2019Photo #10885830th Sep 2018Cycle-racing sculpture, TashkentOther:
Infrastructure
general
29th Sep 2019Photo #6183429th Sep 20141111 miles on NCN1 to Inverness!Route sign:
Infrastructure
routesigns
28th Sep 2019Photo #10259928th Sep 2018Lunch break for the St John Ambulance cycling paramedics in Soho.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
27th Sep 2019Photo #9434127th Sep 2017I think this bike can be considered abandoned.Cycle parking:
Problem
cycleparking
26th Sep 2019Photo #8516526th Sep 2016NCN4 arriving in Bath.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
25th Sep 2019Photo #8509025th Sep 2016Although there's a milepost here the onward cycle route is not clear.General sign/notice:
Problem
signs
24th Sep 2019Photo #10266324th Sep 2018Yellow line on the pavement - 'cycle infrastructure' in Sighișoara.Road environment:
Problem
road
23rd Sep 2019Photo #6147323rd Sep 2014Serried ranks of double-decker bike racks - with every place taken on this side.Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
22nd Sep 2019Photo #10229122nd Sep 2018Ready for the cargo bike parade - with a mobile beehive and Camcycle stall bike.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
21st Sep 2019Photo #7095121st Sep 2015Despite a busy car park, the cycle parking at the leisure centre is empty!Cycle parking:
Infrastructure
cycleparking
20th Sep 2019Photo #9200120th Sep 2014Chaotic parking in this areaRoad environment:
Problem
road
19th Sep 2019Photo #10227419th Sep 2015Hipper Valley Trail in Somersall woodsCycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
18th Sep 2019Photo #10247818th Sep 2018Cycle parking area in the basement of this building down a ramp.Cycle parking:
Good practice
cycleparking
17th Sep 2019Photo #8544617th Sep 2016Camcycle stall at Cherry Hinton FestivalOther:
Event
general
16th Sep 2019Photo #9415316th Sep 2017The paint has gone, leaving just the green surfacing.Road environment:
Infrastructure
road
15th Sep 2019Photo #10675815th Sep 2012Ridiculous gate in order to access NCN5 Coastal routeObstruction:
Problem
obstructions
14th Sep 2019Photo #10571814th Sep 2018Police on mountain bikes, FrattonBicycle:
Event
bicycles
13th Sep 2019Photo #5338613th Sep 2013The Cinder Track between Ravenscar and Scarborough.Route sign:
Good practice
routesigns
12th Sep 2019Photo #10214412th Sep 2018The solar system on a wheel, exhibited during the Cambridge Festival of Cycling.Bicycle:
Event
bicycles
11th Sep 2019Photo #9371511th Sep 2017Cycle route between Laverstock village and Salisbury.Cycleway:
Infrastructure
cycleways
10th Sep 2019Photo #10213810th Sep 2018Tourists on rental bikes, Île de BréhatBicycle:
Infrastructure
bicycles
9th Sep 2019Photo #934309th Sep 2017NCN3 in TauntonOther:
Infrastructure
general
8th Sep 2019Photo #611928th Sep 2014A splendid floating route past Regent's Canal towpath works.Cycleway:
Good practice
cycleways
7th Sep 2019Photo #611797th Sep 20141950's "Vaterland" bicycle assisted by an engine powering the front wheel.Bicycle:
Misc
bicycles
6th Sep 2019Photo #846096th Sep 2016Spot the cycleway sign!Route sign:
Problem
routesigns
5th Sep 2019Photo #1021775th Sep 2018A view towards the viaduct from Ribblehead station yardOther:
Infrastructure
general

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