COMMENT & ANALYSIS: One of this website’s most popular articles is ‘25 reasons why cyclists don’t use cycle lanes‘ — here’s reason 26: “There’s a wall in the way and I cannot jump the wall”:
He was just repeating over and over that there was a ramp at Bayside that I should have gone up (there isn't) the next ramp is about 1km in the other direction
— Alan D (@AlanDub13) August 15, 2019
This older part of the S2S Dublin Bay cycle route behind the wall is very narrow and has little more than a painted lines separating walking and cycling. In any case, motorists should not be abusive to cyclists regardless of what access points there are.
In this case, there’s literally a wall in the way. At Bayside Blvd South (as well as at some other junctions), the S2S cycle route is behind a wall with no direct access:
Bayside Blvd South is the side road shown below at the point where the yellow and orange lines meet on the map — the yellow route is the shortest from Bayside Blvd South to access the cycle path
We should start shouting “Park on the street, not on the cycle lane or footpath”
@Sam Or just ‘fu*k off, I’m fully allowed to cycle here’ :)
Tell them you have a right to cycle there,they are only allowed to drive there by licence.