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
Transport poverty is something we’ve touched upon before, but this inspirational series of videos from GCN really puts things into perspective. Continue reading Bicycles really do change lives
If you find yourself itching to get out and explore the world on your bike, this one is right up your street. Continue reading Something to watch: ‘Velo Vietnam’ an adventure film by Friction Collective
In April this year our friend Nic from Velo Adventures Cardiff took part in a 300Km off-road race from north to south Wales. Continue reading Crossduro Wales
This one is pretty inspirational. It talks about how riding a bicycle can help with a number of chronic diseases, among other things. Continue reading Something to watch: The Amazing Way Bicycles Change You – Anthony Desnick
When we saw the route they had planned for this year’s City Ride Cardiff, we must admit to being a bit cynical. However, we’re happy to admit that we may have been wrong. Target audiences We’ve been doing this “writing about cycling” thing for a couple of years now, but has been difficult to avoid the sea of negativity that you inevitably find yourself in. Not only do the motoring lobby not like the idea of being told to get out there in the rain for the sake of the environment and their health, but we cycling folk also get … Continue reading HSBC City Ride Cardiff 2017
Whilst we are primarily a Cardiff-centric cycling website, it never hurts to seek inspiration and ideas from outside our sphere of understanding. Cycling, at the end of the day, is a key component in our desire to live happy, healthy lives in a sustainable way. In order to realise its potential, we need to gain an understanding of “why” it is such an important element. Extra-curricular activity To help broaden our minds we’ve spent a bit of downtime (actually, time off from the day job) exploring a wealth of documentaries available on services like Netflix & Vimeo that help to … Continue reading Something to watch: Inspiring documentaries…