[Talk-GB] UK Bike Shop dataset obtained: please merge in locations in your area

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 14 21:44:02 BST 2010

At least one of the ones round here is the home/workshop of a roving
bike mechanic, so treat the data with care!


On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Martin Lucas-Smith - CycleStreets
<list-osm-talk-gb at cyclestreets.net> wrote:
> We've brokered a dataset of all 2,500-ish bike shops in the UK from the
> Association of Cycle Traders (many thanks to them!), for the purposes of
> merging this dataset into the OpenStreetMap database. It has postcode-level
> accuracy only but that's a massive head-start.
> Read more at:
> http://www.cyclestreets.net/blog/2010/09/10/get-all-uk-bike-shops-in-osm/
> Andy Allan and Shaun McDonald have created a webapp for the specific purpose
> of merging (manually) this data into OSM.
> http://shaunmcdonald.dev.openstreetmap.org/bike-shop-locator/
> Effectively it has a map of locations not yet reconciled, i.e. a checklist.
> Click on each location, and you'll then have a direct link to the relevant
> bit of OSM where the shop can be added/updated/removed using personal
> knowledge. Once that's done, it can be ticked off back in the webapp.
> Martin,                     **  CycleStreets - For Cyclists, By Cyclists
> Developer, CycleStreets     **  http://www.cyclestreets.net/
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