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Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil on the Taff Trail – The Road Bike Question

One question that seems to come up a lot is whether or not you can get to Merthyr Tydfil from Cardiff on a road bike using the Taff Trail.

In our humble opinion you can indeed follow the Taff Trail to Merthyr on a road bike, however you will reach a point where some improvisation is necessary.
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Diversions on the Taff Trail…

We had hoped to not start this new site on a downer, but we’re in for a few months of diversions on the Taff Trail. The reason for the diversion is actually quite a good one –they’re going to start generating electricity up at Radyr Weir by installing an Archimedes Screw. When it is completed it should generate enough power for 550 homes and bring in around £140,000 each year to the cash-strapped Council. Construction work on the project is scheduled be complete by the end of March 2016. During that time a short, clearly marked diversion via Longwood Drive … Continue reading Diversions on the Taff Trail…