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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 woods it makes this an excellent place to congregate before a ride, or to grab a sneaky brew on the way home. We’ve been in … 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 … Continue reading Street Stream – The "Uber for Cycle Couriers"…