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. Continue reading Something to watch: Why protected bike lanes are more valuable than parking spaces…
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!
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. Continue reading Something to watch: Is cycling bad for men's sexual health?
To some the idea of spending all day riding your bike and getting paid for it would be a dream come true.
But factor in the low pay, the danger and the weather and it takes a unique bunch of people to stick to a bike messenger job. Continue reading Something to watch: Murder of Couriers – A Bike Messenger Documentary
It is far too easy to fall into the trap of thinking that Cardiff’s problems are unique to Cardiff.
Traffic is a global pandemic. Cities in every corner of the world are wrestling with dangerous levels of pollution; bulging waistlines and despite being more “connected” than ever, our physical bodies have never been so isolated. Continue reading Something to watch: Bikes vs Cars
Cardiff may be a fairly new city in the grand scheme of things, but thanks to the changing needs of the population over the past two centuries it has become a collection of different ideas, all somehow blended together.
Whilst some ideas may have made sense at the time, others should be consigned to history and forgotten. Continue reading More thoughts on our urban spaces…
At a time when the UK is quietly losing its mind about a bit of snow, a bit of perspective is always helpful. Continue reading Something to watch: The Frozen Road —by Ben Page