The Bassaleg Loop

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 →

Eglwysilan and back

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 →

Diversions on the Taff Trail…

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 →

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