But not everyone can ride a bike…

When confronted with the prospect of investing in cycling, one of the common retorts is that not everyone can ride a bike. It's very easy to say, but much more difficult to back up with facts. The first mistake is assuming that everyone can drive, just because you can.

Business Booms with more Bicycles…

Without wishing to sound like a stuck record, your business needs bicycles. We even wrote about why just a couple of weeks ago. However, what we didn't spend much time talking about was bike sharing schemes. They have the potential to be a game-changer for urban retailers and data obtained from MasterCard seems to agree.... Continue Reading →

Bike Security at Home…

You would think that it was when your bike was parked in the middle of town that you'd be at the greatest risk of theft, but you may be surprised. We're writing this on the back of a spate of thefts around the Pontcanna area, but there is a risk having your bike stolen wherever you... Continue Reading →

Bike parking where people need it…

Whilst we are starting to get a picture of where Cardiff's bike parking is, one thing we need to keep our eye on is where it isn't. We've previously bemoaned the lack of additional provision for large events, but in some areas our day-to-day needs are not being met either. We've been building up an... Continue Reading →

A Parking Project Update

It has been a little while since we've talked about cycle parking, but you'll be pleased to know that we're still plugging away at it. The good news is, we have come up with a way of producing a map. The map we have isn't pretty. It's got a touch of the geeky about it,... Continue Reading →

Llandough Hospital – Bike Parking

Good news! Further to our previous post about the University Hospital of Wales, the Cardiff & Vale Health Board's twitterers came up with a map for Llandough as well. So, there's some outside the main entrance and across the road by the Llanfair Unit. There's also some in the new multi-storey car park. The actual... Continue Reading →

Castell Coch, Tongwynlais

Visible from most of Cardiff and sat smack-bang on the Taff Trail, Castell Coch is an excellent place to take the bike. However, can you park your bike when you get there? There are 3 stands at Castle Coch, providing secure storage for 6 bikes The answer is yes. There's three Sheffield stands to the... Continue Reading →

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