Cycle Training Wales

Something to listen to: Seismic Podcast – Cardiff Cycle Workshop

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. Continue reading Something to listen to: Seismic Podcast – Cardiff Cycle Workshop

News: First ‘Cycleway’ to be built in Cardiff

Good news, everyone! The first piece of the primary route jigsaw is to be started this month. The first stretch of the north-south primary route to be built will run along Senghennydd Road in Cathays. The North South Primary Route You may remember from our deep dive that the Council was planning two primary routes, unaffectionately known as cycle superhighways. They won’t be called that, … Continue reading News: First ‘Cycleway’ to be built in Cardiff

Riding with cameras, a deep dive: Part 3 – Operation Snap FAQ – What, why and how?

Many people over recent years have taken to riding with a camera mounted to their bike or helmet for evidential and protection reasons after receiving close passes and the occasional SMIDSY (Sorry Mate, I Didn’t See You).

Few people want to but some feel it necessary should one day “something” might happen. Continue reading Riding with cameras, a deep dive: Part 3 – Operation Snap FAQ – What, why and how?

Riding with cameras, a deep dive: Part 2 – Mounting, capturing and settings…

In our previous thrilling instalment we talked about cameras and briefly talked about settings, but today we’re going to go into a little more detail.

If you are going to capture video that can be used in evidence, we’re going to have to think carefully about how we mount our cameras and how we set them up. Continue reading Riding with cameras, a deep dive: Part 2 – Mounting, capturing and settings…

Riding with cameras, a deep dive: Part 1: Operation Snap and Evidence Gathering…

Many moons ago we wrote about Operation Snap. The scheme was starting to spread around the country but it was still early days. Skip forward a couple of years and it appears many of you have been busy. Between November 2017 and October 2018 GoSafe received 2,353 clips. A thousand of those ended up with South Wales Police. Points mean prizes… From 1,000 submissions, 100 … Continue reading Riding with cameras, a deep dive: Part 1: Operation Snap and Evidence Gathering…

Something to read: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less

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 working week is spent paying for the costs associated with … Continue reading Something to read: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less