Route: Over the top…

One of the surprising discoveries of this new focus on the rough stuff is that my buddies seem to be up for it too. Today we are talking about a route that our good friend Drew came up with.

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Greener Grangetown and the Rainscape Project…

Interesting things are afoot in Grangetown, with a scheme to better manage rainwater and make the area "cleaner and greener". Streets running between Taff Embankment and Corporation Road, as well as Taff Embankment are to receive a facelift that includes porous paving, planters and swales that will filter and clean rainwater before passing it into … Continue reading Greener Grangetown and the Rainscape Project…

Weekend closures for Taff Mead Embankment Railway Bridge

Taff Trail users take note! Network Rail is closing the underpass linking the Taff Mead Embankment stretch of the Trail with Fitzhamon Embankment. The closures will be for the next two weekends, the 22nd and 29th October. Network Rail has told residents it will mean the pedestrian walkway underneath the bridge – also part of … Continue reading Weekend closures for Taff Mead Embankment Railway Bridge

Winter is coming…

Now that the woolly gloves have now been taken out of their summer-long siesta, we need to keep one eye on the colder, darker months that lay ahead. We are likely to face another winter like last winter, where Cardiff's sole off-road cycle routes become not just dark but icy too. However, before the first icy … Continue reading Winter is coming…

A weekend away, by bike…

With the Brecon Beacons a mere three hours ride away, have you considered taking a weekend away from it all, but on your bike instead of in your car? People travel from all over the UK, even the world to stay in places like this. Why wouldn’t they? With mountains to climb, dozens of beautiful lakes and … Continue reading A weekend away, by bike…

Know Your Networks – Enfys and the National Cycle Network

If you are making the change from getting around by car and wish to avoid the worst of the traffic, you'll want to read up on Cardiff's cycle networks. Enfys It is understandable that if you are new to cycling, dealing with Gabalfa roundabout; North Road or some of Cardiff's least savoury stretches of tarmac … Continue reading Know Your Networks – Enfys and the National Cycle Network

Active Travel in Wales – Have your say…

The Active Travel Act (Wales) 2013 was given Royal Assent in November 2013. It places a duty on local authorities to plan for and continuously improve facilities for walkers and cyclists to promote active forms of travel. The Act is all about getting people to commute and do their short journeys on foot or on … Continue reading Active Travel in Wales – Have your say…