Is this Plymouth's shortest cycle path?
AS CYCLE routes go, it is nothing like the Tour de France.
Indeed at just 2.5 metres, it is not even as long as a tour of the average front room.
So is this cycle lane on the Ridgeway, off Deep Lane roundabout in Plympton, the shortest in Plymouth, if not the world?
It certainly had locals scratching their heads in wonderment. And as one bemused passer-by remarked: "It seems ridiculous. Is it really worth having such a small cycle path?"
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The answer, as Plymouth City Council told us, is apparently yes. A spokeswoman said: "The red area marks where the off-road pedestrian and cycle route ends and cyclists join with general traffic.
"It is designed to alert motorists to cyclists joining the road, as well as give cyclists the space to do so safely."
Can you beat this? Do you know of any other unusual road markings in Plymouth? Email firstname.lastname@example.org, with photos if possible, along with your contact phone number.