Experimental cycle parking

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On 11 May, Councillor Evelyn Knowles, Mayor of Cambridge, opened these blocks of experimental cycle parking, replacing the ‘wheel benders’ round the Guildhall. The ones in this picture are a chunkier-than-usual Sheffield stand ‘Triangle 10’ and ‘triangle 20’ racks. The experiment is funded by the Home Office as part of an experiment hoping to control cycle theft
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These stands have been dubbed the ‘scissors.’ All the designs should be secure and durable ‘Small footprint’ or SF stands take up little space on the pavement until someone locks a bike to them and might work very well outside shops, as well as here