Rathmines and nearby areas just beyond the canals in Dublin seem like good examples of popular cycling areas where the conditions for cycling are ok at best, and are far from ideal. The cycle lanes are small and the road surface is in bits both sides of the road — think of the possibilities if things were made a little better for cyclists!
Here’s a random 1.5min snippet of video recorded in Rathmines from last week, it was not taken for counting traffic, but it shows 21 cars , 2 taxis not on hire, 1 bus, 2 mopeds and 22 cyclists.
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