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 qualifies you to deliver guided bike rides for groups of beginner and intermediate level adults and accompanied children on roads and cycle paths. Source: Become a Ride Leader in Wales with British Cycling Participants will receive some branded kit, a British Cycling membership and ongoing … Continue reading Volunteers Wanted! Become a Ride Leader in Wales with British Cycling
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 August! Bring your friends, bring your family, and join us on a ride to remember – with loads of free entertainment, plenty to see and have a go at, and a totally new way of experiencing your city. Source: Let’s Ride – City Ride Cardiff … Continue reading Let's Ride – City Ride Cardiff
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
If you’ve missed out on a place for this year’s Velothon, or you don’t feel quite ready yet but still want to be part of the event, you could volunteer. No special skills are required, but they’d appreciate your enthusiasm, obviously! There are a whole range of different roles available on race day and will be something to suit everyone such as; Helping to manage the race start area Supporting riders as they cross the finish line and receive their medals Welcoming riders to Wales and supporting the rider registration area Supporting the riders at feed stations Helping in a … Continue reading Velothon Wales Volunteers Wanted!
Good news everyone! Tongwynlais now has a bicycle cafe, thoroughly stuffing up our assertion that Tongwynlais doesn’t make enough of its prime location on the Taff Trail. We are particularly excited about Plan2Ride, being based up this neck of the … Continue reading Plan2Ride bicycle cafe, Tongwynlais
When Uber came along, it is probably fair to say that it really put the cat among the pigeons. Uber essentially cut out the middle man in terms of connecting drivers with passengers and has certainly given the established taxi industry an almighty headache. Now it seems the courier industry is next on the list for a spot of regime change. Although touted as the “Uber for cycle couriers” it is worth pointing out at this stage that Street Stream has nothing to do with the somewhat controversial cab firm. Street Stream is a trading name of Jasmine Technologies Ltd. You … Continue reading Street Stream – The "Uber for Cycle Couriers"…