Some more A56 heading into Manchester and crossing over the M60. Very slight downhill and always a busy road. Notice no cycling provision at all on this section of a major commuter artery.
I do enjoy filtering to the front of stopped or slow traffic (it's often backed up from or even before the first box junction). I would prefer segregated cycling lanes along the Dutch model but if you are going to cycle on the road you might as well make full use of it!