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Three types of cycleway and signs. To the left a useful, shared use path under the freeway. In the centre a sign forbidding the counterflow. To the right a poor, 1960s style segregated path on the pavement.

Routesigns on the Weserradweg D9 with Hunteradweg HUN near Huntebrück.

Weserradweg D9

Weserradweg D9 DSR

Confusing signs on the Weserradweg D9 DSR, but either track is fine.

Decades ago, when these trees were smaller and bicycles slower, this narrow track used to be a cycle lane, see also #50131 . The (redundant) sign to the right indicates that pedestrians are permitted (on the former cycleway) up to the bus ... [more]

Sheffield stands conveniently located right at the entrance to the hospital multi-storey car park. There should be more cycle parking spaces and stands for cargo bikes.

Oldenburg's city council is supporting this tricycle for "Radeln ohne Alter" / cycling without age.

OLi is a rental bike cooperation between the news publisher Weser Kurier from Bremen and Nextbike. OLi offers basestationless rental bikes through the Nextbike app..

Private road leading to Hollersiel on the Hunteradweg.

Hunteradweg, part of the Route around Oldenburg (RuO).

Rural cycle route somewhere between Oldenburg and Bremen.

Rural cycleways and route signs.

Oldenburg and Ammerland have introduced knots the knot-system. Here "Knotenpunkt 80", part of the Route around Oldenburg

Deichweg am Tweelbäker See is part of the "Route around Oldenburg".

Route um Oldenburg

Sandweg in Oldenburg, a popular short-cut to the motorway intersection "Oldenburg Ost", is in poor condition. The carriageway is largely only provisionally paved and has many potholes and cracks. These faults and the lack of a hard shoulder ... [more]

Special bike parking for cargo bikes, which should work for some recumbent bikes, too.

OLi charges (through the Nextbike app) just €1 for the first 29min, which gets you to most places in the city of Oldenburg. Kreyenbrück (Klinikum, Medizinisch Technischer Campus and CEWE AG) is not yet covered.

OLi is a rental bike cooperation between the news publisher Weser Kurier from Bremen and Nextbike.

Ammerländer Knotenpunkt 58 (knot-system)/

Map of the knot-system waypoints between Oldenburg and Ammerland.

Knotenpunkt Ammerland

Map for the knot-system in Ammerland.

Cycleway between Rhodo-Park Gristede and Mansholter-Wege-Café.

Everbody goes (horses, walkers and cyclists permitted) - but no engines! Cycleway between Rhodo-Park Gristede and Vierwege-Café.

Ammerländer Knotenpunkt 57 (knot) at Manshotler Büsche.

Access to NDR Studio Oldenburg, Technisches Rathaus, Gesundheitsamt, Polizeiinspektion Oldenburg, LUFA Nord-West, Offis et al.

Access to NDR Studio Oldenburg, Technisches Rathaus, Gesundheitsamt, Polizeiinspektion Oldenburg, LUFA Nord-West,

Saarstraße and Würzburger Straße are part of the spoke system leading to the wheel around Oldenburg, see also #178764.

Elsässer Straße, Falklandstraße, Saarstraße and Würzburger Straße are part of the spoke system leading to the wheel around Oldenburg, see also #178763.

Friedhofsweg, Elsässer Straße and Falklandstraße are part of the spoke system leading to the wheel around Oldenburg, see also #178762.

Friedhofsweg, Elsässer Straße and Falklandstraße are part of the spoke system leading to the wheel around Oldenburg, see also #178761.

Friedhofsweg and Elsässer Straße are part of the spoke system leading to the wheel around Oldenburg. See also #178752

A lay-by for a former bus stop on Rauhehorst at the junction with Nedderend, leading to the Nedderend underpath, see #161303.

Near the cemetery, much space is being reserved for motorised traffic and stationary cars. On a narrow pavement cycling is permitted. The road layout guides cyclists onto this inadequate pavement, see #178757.

The 30km'h (20mph) speed limit on Vahlenhorst ends, as motor traffic approaches the primary school Grundschule Babenend.

Rauhehorst forms part of the spokes to the wheel around Oldenburg. It features narrow, segregated cycleways. Under the motorway A293, the layout leads cyclists off the pavement and onto a main carriageway cycle lane, which ends on the other ... [more]

Rauhehorst forms part of the spokes to the wheel around Oldenburg. It features narrow, segregated cycleways Under the motorway A293, the layout leads cyclists off the pavement and onto a main carriageway cycle lane, which ends on the other ... [more]

The car centric layout of Rauhehorst, with very narrow, segregated cycleways (Spoke of the wheel around Oldenburg) is from 2003. The terrible crossing on this 50km/h (30mph) road by a primary school was apparently added around arround 2014 ... [more]

The car centric layout with very narrow, segregated cycleways on Rauhehorst (Spoke of the wheel around Oldenburg) is from 2003. This is the junction with Vahlenhorst, leading to the Universität Oldenburg and Bloherfelde. See also #178753

The car centric layout with very narrow, segregated cycleways on Rauhehorst (Spoke of the wheel around Oldenburg) is from 2003. This is the junction with Vahlenhorst, leading to the Universität Oldenburg and Bloherfelde. See also #178751

Rauhehorst is a spoke to the wheel around Oldenburg. Signs at the junction with Vahlenhorst, leading to the Universität Oldenburg and Bloherfelde. See also #178765

The car centric layout with very narrow, segregated cycleways on Rauhehorst (Spoke of the wheel around Oldenburg) is from 2003. This is the junction with Vahlenhorst, leading to the Universität Oldenburg and Bloherfelde. See also #178750

The car centric layout with very narrow, segregated cycleways on Rauhehorst (Spoke of the wheel around Oldenburg) is from 2003. The terrible crossing on this 50km/h (30mph) road by a primary school was apparently added around arround 2014 ( ... [more]

The car centric layout with very narrow, segregated cycleways on Rauhehorst (Spoke of the wheel around Oldenburg) is from 2003. The terrible crossing on this 50km/h (30mph) road by a primary school was apparently added around arround 2014 ( ... [more]

Zebra crossing leading to a primary school (Grundschule Babenend) on the 30km/h (20mph) road Babenend.

Shared use path leading to the daycare centre KITA Babenend on Maria-Montessori-Straße and primary school "Grundschule Babenend".

A newly built child daycare centre "KITA Babenend" - with lots of space, most of it for cars.

Obstructions on the access to this multi-use, public sports field and KITA Babenend.

Shared use path leading to the daycare centre KITA Babenend and primary school "Grundschule Babenend".

Pedestrian crossing on Rauhehorst and street furniture on a shared use path to the daycare centre and primary school Grundschule Babenend. See also #178742

Pedestrian crossing on Rauhehorst and street furniture on a shared use path to the daycare centre and primary school Grundschule Babenend.

Pedestrian crossing on Rauhehorst, between Dietrichsfeld and the daycare centre (KITA) & primary school Grundschule Babenend. Rauhehorst is a spoke to the wheel around Oldenburg and connects to Bürgerfelde, Vahlenhorst, Dietrichsfeld, Alex ... [more]

Narrow, but useful shared use path between Brunsbrok (Dietrichsfeld) and Rauhehorst, connecting to the daycare (KITA) & primary school Babendend (see also #178739).

Narrow, but useful shared use path between Brunsbrok (Dietrichsfeld) and Rauhehorst, connecting to the daycare (KITA) & primary school Babendend.

Pedestrian crossing on Rauhehorst, between the daycare centre (Kita) & Primary School "Grundschule Babenend" and Brunsbrok in Dietrichsfeld.

The proposed cycle street from Fliegerhorst through Mittelweg, Babenend, Nedderend, Rüthningstraße, Wardenburger Straße, Saarstraße, Würzburger Straße to Pferdemarkt. Juliua-Mosenplatz, Edith-Ruß-Haus, PFL, Oldenburg's Synagogue, The ... [more]

de fietsenmakers on Ziegelhofstraße.

Saarstraße crosses over busy Ziegelhofstrae into traffic calmed Würzburger Straße.

Saarstraße crosses over busy Ziegelhofstrae into traffic calmed Würzburger Straße.

Saarstraße crosses over busy Ziegelhofstrae into traffic calmed Würzburger Straße.

Crossing on Melkbrink with Rüthningsstraße and Wardenburger Straße. Note that the 30 km/h zone is ending for the car parking bay.

Melkbrink crossing with Rüthningsstraße and Wardenburger Straße.

A garage court for homes on Wardenburger Straße.

Marginally raised, red brick speed table at Ziegelhofstrae with Würzburger Straße.

Babenend has many car parking bays.

Würzburger Straße Oldenburg is an important link between Quartier Alte Fleiwa and the Pferdemarkt. It has some traffic slowing bays.

Würzburger Straße Oldenburg with traffic calming measures.

View from Wardenburger Straße towards Rüthningstraße.

View from Rüthningstraße to Wardenburger Straße.

Friedhofsweg has a car-centric layout with terrible, 1960s pavement cycleways.

Nedderend is a quiet, residential street. It has an under path for pedestrians and cyclists underneath the railway track to Wilhelmshaven, making it a very popular route with cyclists.

Residential side roads off Babenend.

Disused bus stop on Rauhehorst at Nedderend should provide cycleway link to Babenend with a counter-flow.

Road environment on Babenend.

Babenend is a quiet, residential street, leading to Mittelweg and the new residential development Fliegerhorst, Oldenburg.

Rauhehorst at Babenend has an environment hostile to cyclists.

The missing link between Babenend and Nedderend.

A truly hostile road environment on Rauhehorst under the A293 motorway and between Babenend and Vahlenhorst..

As the A293 under path at the railway track has been lost, the city should construct a counter-flow segregated cycleway on the north-eastern side to connect Babenend with Nedderend. The carriageway on Rauhehorst here is 11 metres wide.

The link between Nedderend and Babenend is now missing. We need an under path underneath the A293 motorway.

Rüthningstraße is a narrow, residential street.

Wardenburg Straße is a popular cycling route. Parking cars on both kerb cause conflicts.

Traffic lights for a pedestrian crossing on Elsässer Straße.

Much space is being taken up on Mars-la-Tour-Straße at Landwirtschaftskammer Niedersachen for on-street car parking.

Landwirtschaftskammer Niedersachsen on Mars-la-Tour-Straße in Oldenburg

Play street sign at the corner of Röwekamp and Jakobistraße, Nikolaiviertel, Oldenburg.

Röwekamp is a narrow street, but popular with cyclists.

Crossing highlighted with red brick at Würzburger Straße and Johannisstraße in Oldenburg.

Crossings at Würzburger Straße and Röwekamp with a marginally raised speed table in red brick.

Hunte river cycleway at Wildeshausen, Hunteradweg Megalithkultur

Cycleway at Wildeshausen, Megalithkultur Radweg

Quiet roads with no segregation near the aml cycle route north of Oldenburg.

Quiet roads with no segregation near the MTJ and DSR cycle routes.

Weser river cycleway on the eastern banks south of Bremerhaven.

Weser river cycleway on the eastern banks north of Bremen Farge.

Cycleway CUX 12 on the eastern side of the Weser river.

Cycleway on the eastern bank of the river Weser.

River Weser-Radweg D9 past the Valentin submarine factory war memorial north of Bremen Farge. This bunker was built to construct German U-boats during World War II. The site was secret and not shown on maps and erased from aerial photograph ... [more]

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