Breadsall Greenway closure

After some damage during the recent floods, part of the Breadsall Greenway (NCN 672) has been closed for health and safety reasons between the junction at Brookside Road / Lime Lane and where the Greenway crosses the Windmill bridleway. The floods have also damaged the bridleway and that is closed between the Greenway and Brookside… Continue reading Breadsall Greenway closure

Nottingham Road Cycleway

Part 1 – The story so far… The story begins when the Romans….not that far back, Jim. As its name implies, Nottingham Road was once the principal route to and from our neighbouring city but severe congestion led to the construction of the A52 (as we know it today). Phew! Some relief for the poor… Continue reading Nottingham Road Cycleway

DCG Investigation Ride No. 4 -Darley Abbey & Allestree

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On 31st August a group of DCG members gathered for our fourth and final evening ride around some of the lesser known routes around the suburbs of Derby. A short ride to ensure we could complete the route in daylight. A background to the investigation rides can be found here: We followed the riverside path… Continue reading DCG Investigation Ride No. 4 -Darley Abbey & Allestree

DCG Investigation Ride No. 3 – Spondon & Chaddesden

A small group of DCG members gathered on Thursday 24 August for another evening ride.On this occasion we were heading east, initially beside the river then along the shared path by the Pentagon Island and onto Chequers Road cycleway. A background to these rides can be found here: 1983 Tribute The outbound route takes in… Continue reading DCG Investigation Ride No. 3 – Spondon & Chaddesden

DCG Investigation Ride No. 2 – Allestree & Little Eaton Island

On the evening of August 17th, a group of DCG members gathered outside of The Quad on another hot Thursday evening. A bit of background to these rides can be found here: Our intended route took us through the West End towards Kedleston Road, up into Allestree and towards Little Eaton Island on the A38… Continue reading DCG Investigation Ride No. 2 – Allestree & Little Eaton Island

The Spot Revisited

We first reported on this scheme back in February 2023 when work started on site on the construction of a Transforming Cities funded scheme at The Spot. Now that the works are largely complete we’ve been back to see the results. Rider’s Eye View We’re giving you your pudding before you’ve had your mains in… Continue reading The Spot Revisited

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