Bothies…

One of the areas we aim to explore in 2017 is bikepacking. The idea of putting a few things in a bag and heading off down the road to spend a night or three under the stars is something that appeals greatly. However, when there are no stars to see, the wind is howling and conditions turn biblical sometimes a brick & mortar shelter is the order of the day. Bothying As people started to retreat from their remote farms to look for work in the cities, many of the buildings they vacated were left where they stood. Some of these … Continue reading Bothies…

Kerbi – A Mobile Puncture Repair Service

You may remember some time ago we talked about Street Stream, the so-called ‘Uber for cycle couriers’. Well, from the same company we now have Kerbi, a mobile puncture repair service. It presents an opportunity for not just existing bike shops, but anyone looking for a bit of extra money on the side. All you have to do is download the app, get yourself set up as a provider and be ready when someone nearby gets a puncture. Imagine you are a cyclist with a puncture. You don’t have a spare inner tube or you can’t fix the puncture yourself. … Continue reading Kerbi – A Mobile Puncture Repair Service

Active Travel Planning for Large Events…

As a capital city with a number of large venues we do get our fair share of sporting events, concerts and festivals here in Cardiff. However, they often lead to a bit of a transport nightmare for many of us. The trouble is, travel advice for these events is often based around the assumption that people will drive, or use an already overcrowded public transport system. However, there is another way… Bike Parking! One of the things we’ve noticed with our bike parking project is that bike parking is rarely publicised. There’s little mention of it on websites, even for permanent … Continue reading Active Travel Planning for Large Events…