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Photo #58852

Southampton Common has many paths that cyclists can share with pedestrians, dog walkers and runners. However there is no access for normal traffic (only contractors have access for repair and maintenance), yet someone has thought to put in some speed bumps. These are steep and most are surrounded by broken path. A normal rider will average a speed of 10mph on this route, yet you cannot safely pass the speedbump at over 2mph on a normal bike.

Only those who ride full suspension bikes seem to get any comfort in passing over these. Myself, with a rack of loaded pannier bags on a touring bike, however...

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