Strange Road Signs

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by DRM, 28 Apr 2018.

  1. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

  2. k_green

    k_green Well-Known Member

    That's so odd! The distance is even accurate and in miles, so it's not like someone stole the sign and decided to put it up for a laugh (odd enough) but must've had it made!
     
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  3. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

    Civray and Downham are twinned. There was probably some presentation that I don't remember. As you say, it is odd and somehow seems no less odd each time I ride past it.
     
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  4. k_green

    k_green Well-Known Member

    That makes a little more sense then! still an interesting tribute with no explanation!
     
  5. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

    The reverse exchange is next to some road signs, but they're not strange and it's not one:
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  6. Threevok

    Threevok Four Sprung Pork Technik

    Location:
    South Wales
  7. slow scot

    slow scot Senior Member

    Location:
    Aberdeen
  8. kapelmuur

    kapelmuur Über Member

    Location:
    Timperley
    20160824_135119.jpg Not a road sign, but an advertising sign for a company my Dad worked for.
     
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  9. rvw

    rvw Veteran

    Location:
    Amersham
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    I know it's a point of honour in Wales that everything is bilingual. So I can only assume that one line of the road sign is in English French and the other in Welsh French...
     
  10. Threevok

    Threevok Four Sprung Pork Technik

    Location:
    South Wales
    :laugh:

    Yea I know this road well.

    It also has the shortest bus lane I have ever seen
     
  11. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

    One from yesterday's ride, out near the fabulously-named "Foul Anchor": "PLEASE DIP HEADLIGHTS WHEN SHIPS APPROACHING". I don't know if the flashing corner markers are triggered by ships or headlights.
    IMG_20181111_135527.jpg
     
  12. plantfit

    plantfit Veteran

    Location:
    Lincolnshire
    Nice hand painted road sign just off Retford market place (Notts)

    Retford_(9).jpg
     
  13. Salty seadog

    Salty seadog Space Cadet...(3rd Class...)

    Not strange but very informative for the numerically challenged.

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  14. beepbeep

    beepbeep Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    You have to read this sign using a Norfolk Accent...... IMG_2823.JPG
     
  15. Donger

    Donger Convoi Exceptionnel

    Location:
    Quedgeley, Glos.
    French for "hell hole" .... between Boulogne and Calais:
    76A Hell Hole.JPG
     
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