When it comes to our bulging western waistlines, there's a lot we can learn from the diets of other nations. Whilst we can learn how not to do food from the USA, over in Japan there's so much we can, ahem, take away from the way they live.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIX39NeNan0 As the saying goes, Rome wasn't built in a day. Since the new Councillors got to work, we've actually acquired some nice new sections of infrastructure. Here's a video of just the new infra, without the boring in-between parts. As of today, the Senghennydd Road section of the primary north/south route is being built. … Continue reading Something to watch: A Cardiff Cycle Infrastructure Super-Cut…
I sit here, feeling as though I missed a great party. Having only discovered the magazine fairly recently it feels like those moments when you've binge-watched a TV show only to discover it has been cancelled; or you've exhausted a late author's back catalogue. In a sea of cycling magazines focused on selling expensive bikes adorned with the latest incremental tweak, to people who already have bikes, Boneshaker was a breath of fresh air.
Ever on the lookout for easily digestible ways for people to understand the economic arguments for bike lanes, we need only look at what has already been done around the world.
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.
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 … Continue reading Something to read: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less
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.
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.
The common wisdom when faced with traffic congestion seems to be that just adding more lanes will sort everything. It won't. Whilst it may initially relieve some pressure, it won't be long before more traffic arrives to fill the space. Just as with the Katy Freeway expansion, adding new roadway capacity also creates new demand … Continue reading ‘Induced Demand’
Great video here from GCN, which should be required viewing for the men out there. Apparently there is a women's version in the works too.