[Tagging] bicycle=no

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 00:48:56 GMT 2009

On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 9:29 AM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> Suitability for certain types of vehicles.  Can I take a bicycle
> down this if I've got my kid on a third-wheel pusher? Can I take a
> bicycle down this with a 1m wide trailer?

...would I take my girlfriend down this, etc. Yeah. There are different
grades, but one categorisation scheme was overly simplistic, implying that
road bikes (ie, <28mm tyres) could never leave sealed road, mountain bikes
(45mm tyres) were required for gravel etc.

> > Well, dunno about exact tags, but something like "highway=footway
> > bicycle_suitability=low". That single nugget of information ("low", but
> not
> > "zero") is worth much more than descriptive information about the pavers,
> > the grass, the width, the kerbs, etc etc.
> Except highway=footway is automatically bicycle=no.
Depends on the country.

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