Merry Christmas! ☃️ At least no snow is good news for a Boxing Day pootle, have you planned yours yet?

Credit to Stockport for actually seeking funding like this and putting it to use. If only Cheshire East and Derbyshire could wake up and look at a similar priority system on the nearby pavement-free 40mph bridge of doom between Strines and New Mills…

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Last day to feedback on proposals for “priority chicanes” on the very narrow bit of Longhurst Lane, Mellor.
Cycle bypasses are provided (good unless blocked by leaves) but how does it help pedestrians (there’s no pavement), why no 20mph limit? Comment 👉

Brand new cartoon: Two abreast

Some of the thinking behind this cartoon, plus info on reuse, etc:

Hello, welcome! Peaks & Puddles is a place I've created to share the ups and downs of cycling the Peak District borders of Derbyshire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

You'll find route guides, tips and photos, plus news and plenty of my own personal comment on how cycling, walking and exploring this marvellous landscape could be improved... together let's make it even better!

A Mastodon instance aimed at (but not limited to) the cycling community.