LAB Reform -- Photo Gallery

This page contains photos for promoting the best practices of bicycle operation
-- operating the bicycle as a vehicle by following the standard rules of the road
and avoiding bad practices that encourage dangerous mistakes.

You may use these images at no charge.  Please include the following acknowledgement:
[author] photograph, www.labreform.org or get permission from the author of the image.
If not otherwise identified, photos are by Fred Oswald.

Click on the link following "thumbnail" image to view a larger copy or right click on the link to copy the larger image to your own computer.

Cycling Facilities -- Good, Bad, Ugly & Dangerous


(1) Bike Lane ends directs to sidewalk. (Or do we turn around and go back?)
Lorain-Carnegie Bridge, Cleve.
Large image, 189 kb

(2) Does this mean "Get off the #*&@ road?"
Location: Fairhill Rd. Cleve.
Large image, 71 kb

(3) Door Zone Bike Lane
Location: Euclid Ave. Cleve.
Large image, 54 kb

(4) Bikelane squeeze, Newburg, OR
Large image, 66 kb
Bob Bayn photo

(5) Coffin corner Bike Lane
Location: Euclid Ave. Cleve.
Large image, 59 kb

(6) Bikelane blunder at intersection.
Are cyclists to only turn right? If riding straight, they are directed towards crosswalk.
Location: Front St., Berea, OH
Large image, 79 kb

(7) Bike lane ends in a rock garden -- hard on the wheel and the cyclist.
Location: Front St., Berea, OH
Large image, 80 kb

(8) Trash in bike lane, Davis, CA.
Large image, 90 kb

(9) Wrong way bike route sign -- encourages dangerous mistakes. Kent, OH
Large image, 82 kb

(10) Bike lane in door zone -- 14' from curb ('preferred' width) but still a blunder.
Location: Front St., Berea, OH
Large image, 74 kb

(11) Safe place to ride is outside the door zone bike lane. Front St., Berea, OH
Large image, 67 kb

(12) Bike lane NOT in door zone
Location: Victoria, BC Canada
Large image, 33 kb

(13) Share Lane symbol properly placed (middle of tire tracks)
Location: Franklyn Ave. Cleveland
Large image, 105 kb

(14) Share Lane symbol promotes poor position on intersection approach. Location: MLK Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill NC. Wayne Pein photo
Large image, 155 kb

(15) Hazard from plate on road.
Should have asphalt ramp
Large image, 106 kb

(16) Narrow, 2-way sidepath on wrong side of road
Location: Cleveland Metroparks
Large image, 79 kb

(17) Walk bike sign on sidepath
Location: Cleveland Metroparks
Large image, 41 kb

(18) Path so dangerous they warn
walk bike down hill
Location: Cleveland Metroparks
Large image, 136 kb

Cycling Facilities #1 -- Good, Bad & Ugly
Cycling Facilities #2 -- Good, Bad & Ugly
Cycling Technique #1 good & bad
Cycling Technique #2 good & bad
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Photos by Fred Oswald unless otherwise noted
Revised 8/24/08