Something to watch: Bikes vs Cars

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

More thoughts on our urban spaces…

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…

HSBC City Ride Cardiff 2017

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

Something to watch: Inspiring documentaries…

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…