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: The Gaman Spirit – Why Cycling works in Tokyo

By pinning our hopes on Dutch-standard infrastructure, we may have been getting a little ahead of ourselves. Despite having next to no infrastructure, cycling in Tokyo enjoys a 14% modal share. There are lessons for us in Cardiff to learn here. Continue reading Something to watch: The Gaman Spirit – Why Cycling works in Tokyo