49 of the best photos take you back to Leeds in 2001

Confused? This cyclist most certainly was.

He was cycling along York Road negotiating arguably Britain’s shortest cycle lane. The photo is one of most wacky found among the 49 memories charting a year in the life of Leeds and its residents in 2001. It was a 12 months which featured a much-loved city centre restaurant owner being told to quieten down by council chiefs, a visit by a global icon with a message of peace and a city building for the future. READ ,MORE: 14 words, phrases and sayings you’ll only understand if you’ve lived in Leeds LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook YEP RETRO NEWSLETTER: Sign up for our free monthly email digest of Leeds nostalgia

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