Cardiff Bus has announced that some of its drivers will go on strike on a number of days in September & October. Unite has confirmed that drivers will take part in a series of 24 hour stoppages commencing at 00:01 hours on 2nd September 2015, 5th September 2015, 23rd September 2015 and 11th October 2015.... Continue Reading →
Here's a short, sharp ride for anyone looking for an hour out after dinner. It starts on Newport Road, takes you down to Duffryn in Newport before bringing you back over the hill from Bassaleg to St Mellons and back down Newport Road. The easy bit... This is a 20 mile ride of two halves.... Continue Reading →
If you live in Pentwyn or Ely, you may be interested to note that there's some work being planned to make your ride that little bit safer. Pentwyn A number of changes are planned on Pentwyn Drive, Bryn Celyn Road and outside Bryn Celyn school with the aim of bringing down traffic speeds. It found... Continue Reading →
St Fagans is not just the default place to take friends and family from out-of-town, it's also the source of the finest Welshcakes I've eaten. Fortunately, they also cater for cyclists and they are sat virtually on the Ely Trail. You may lock your bike to one of our sheltered bike racks at the main... Continue Reading →
You might think it counter-intuitive but if you are new to commuting by bike, the winter is probably the best time to start.
If you get bored of trying to tackle Caerphilly Mountain from Rhiwbina Hill, or you simply feel the need to make life difficult for yourself, here's a climb and a half for you. From Sophia Gardens, you head north through Llandaff, Radyr, Morganstown, Taffs Well, Treforest Estate and up into Pontypridd. Follow the signs to... Continue Reading →
One question that seems to come up a lot is whether or not you can get to Merthyr Tydfil from Cardiff on a road bike using the Taff Trail. In our humble opinion you can indeed follow the Taff Trail to Merthyr on a road bike, however you will reach a point where some improvisation is necessary.
The great thing about cycling around town is that all parking is free. In fact, we don't think there is a place in Cardiff that'll charge you to park your bike. However, one problem we've encountered on a number of occasions is a lack of guidance on exactly where you can park. Let's take the... Continue Reading →
We had hoped to not start this new site on a downer, but we're in for a few months of diversions on the Taff Trail. The reason for the diversion is actually quite a good one --they're going to start generating electricity up at Radyr Weir by installing an Archimedes Screw. When it is completed... Continue Reading →
After taking on a few different routes with our usual Thursday group, we noticed that two of our usual routes could fit together. So, that's just what we've done here. About the route Leaving Cardiff on Albany Road, you head down Newport Road and take a right after TGI Fridays. Head down to the roundabout... Continue Reading →