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: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less

Pete Adeney, also known as Mr Money Mustache retired at 30, mostly through a combination of living frugally and by saving money where he could. Unsurprisingly, one of Adeney’s main money-saving mechanisms was riding a bicycle instead of a car. Cars suck more cash than most people imagine. On an average income half of a working week is spent paying for the costs associated with … Continue reading Something to read: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less

Mountain Road

Tom Donne takes on the Garth Mountain with a NextBike!

Cardiff’s new Nextbike scheme has been something of a revelation. Being the cheapest, fastest way around the city, it’s hardly surprising that the scheme continues to expand.

However, nobody would so bold as to say those bikes are light, or those three speeds in any way adequate for hilly terrain. Tom Donne clearly thought otherwise. Continue reading Tom Donne takes on the Garth Mountain with a NextBike!

Something to read: Creating healthier places and spaces for our present and future generations – Public Health Wales

Public Health Wales has published a response to the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act.

Creating healthier places and spaces for our present and future generations talks about the importance of activity-friendly neighbourhoods and the importance of green spaces. Continue reading Something to read: Creating healthier places and spaces for our present and future generations – Public Health Wales

Something to read: Traffic Jam? Blame ‘Induced Demand.’ – via CityLab

Here in Cardiff we are a few weeks away from seeing the removal of tolls on the Severn Bridge, potentially adding to the traffic woes experienced around Newport. However, the common wisdom seems to be that just adding more lanes, or a relief road will sort everything. It won’t. Just as with the Katy Freeway expansion, adding new roadway capacity also creates new demand for … Continue reading Something to read: Traffic Jam? Blame ‘Induced Demand.’ – via CityLab