I've long had a love-hate relationship with social media. Whilst it has the potential to connect people, it's all too easy to lose the finite hours we have arguing with strangers or being bombarded by the worst that society has to offer, just because someone you know, or someone that person knows has reacted to... Continue Reading →
Well, we seem to have made it through 2020, possibly one of the most unsettling years I've had so far. However, whilst we can hope that 2021 will bring better times, initial signs point to yet more weirdness. Whilst we have vaccines for COVID-19 now, we still have an awful lot of people ill with... Continue Reading →
To tackle the spread of COVID-19, cafes, pubs and sit-in restaurants have been closed. However, you'll be pleased to know that our cycle cafes are still functioning as workshops, should you need to have your bike fixed.
Share Cardiff and Techniquest have teamed up for a free event on 21st October, aiming to provide workshops, stalls and talks from members of Cardiff's sharing community.
On Saturday 20th January 2018, Julie Morgan AM is hosting an event at Whitchurch Rugby Club. Just drop in any time between 10am and 1:30pm.
https://youtu.be/JlilhksjDB8 On the 6th August Cardiff plays host to British Cycling's "City Ride Cardiff". In our previous post, details were a little thin on the ground but now there is a video and a starting location. Whilst we don't have a route yet, we know that the start point is Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff... Continue Reading →
British Cycling is looking for volunteers in the Cardiff area for its new HSBC Guided Rides programme. If you are reasonably fit and you are comfortable riding in a group, you could take part in their training day on the 1st July 2017. The assessed one-day Ride Leadership Award (Level 1) is completely free and... Continue Reading →
British Cycling is arranging a series of mass rides across the UK and on 6th August 2017 there will be one in Cardiff. Promising fun for all ages and abilities, the event will offer everything from virtual reality track cycling to rickshaw rides. Cardiff is inviting cyclists to take over its streets on Sunday 6... Continue Reading →
Good news, everyone! The final stage of the 2017 Tour of Britain will end in Cardiff, bringing top-flight riders to the city centre on 10th September 2017. Cardiff will welcome the OVO Energy Tour of Britain for the first time ever, with the 180-kilometre Stage Eight beginning in Worcester and passing through Monmouthshire and Newport, before... Continue Reading →
There's an inescapable sadness pervading Cardiff By Bike HQ today. This morning we learned that ultra-endurance legend Mike Hall had lost his life competing in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race. Mike was known to a few of us here in Cardiff, particularly those who got to ride an Audax or two with him, or even... Continue Reading →