Cycle Training Wales

Something to listen to: Seismic Podcast – Cardiff Cycle Workshop

We’re big fans of Cardiff Cycle Workshop. Not only do they give old bicycles a fresh start, they train people to fix their own, or even to fix others.

They recently sat down with Lynsey and Richard from the Seismic podcast to talk about what they do. Continue reading Something to listen to: Seismic Podcast – Cardiff Cycle Workshop

Something to read: The social ideology of the motorcar – Uneven Earth

The folks at Uneven Earth tracked down and re-published this essay from 1973 by André Gorz, a philosopher and journalist. It’s as relevant today as it was back then. People rushed to buy cars until, as the working class began to buy them as well, defrauded motorists realized they had been had. They had been promised a bourgeois privilege, they had gone into debt to … Continue reading Something to read: The social ideology of the motorcar – Uneven Earth

Something to read: Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change – The New York Times

Whilst not strictly about cycling, as users of sustainable transport we have a role to play in making our world a better place. This rather fascinating piece in the New York Times is required reading. Grab a coffee, perhaps utilise your browser’s reader feature (because the white text on black is tough on the eyes) and give this a good read through. This narrative by … Continue reading Something to read: Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change – The New York Times