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.
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 … Continue reading Riding with cameras, a deep dive: Part 1: Operation Snap and Evidence Gathering…
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 … Continue reading Something to read: Money Guru’s #1 Tip For Health, Wealth & Happiness: Drive Less
Whilst cycling is back in the limelight once again and our current crop of councillors have put together a very encouraging strategy for growing cycling in Cardiff, cycle infrastructure has existed in Cardiff in many forms for many years.
One of the fringe benefits of being an affiliate for a number of retailers is that we get a heads-up on any bargains and deals that may be of interest to our readers. Affiliate links allow us to earn a small percentage whenever you click through to buy something. You'll find affiliate links to products … Continue reading Deals and Bargains – January 2019 – Updated
Would you believe it? The people of Flanders have a word for those cycle lanes that appeared around Cardiff during those heady Enfys days. "Moordstrookje" is the affectionate Dutch word used to describe those slivers of cycle lane at the edge of a busy street. Moordstrookje – literally ‘murder lane’ – refers to a bicycle … Continue reading “Moordstrookje”
There was a time, not so long ago where the annual Consumer Electronics Show was a highlight of my year. In 2019 however, when faced with the invariably pointless and ill-advised "inventions" for we cycling folk, it's difficult to remain optimistic. You've invented a...what!?Going back a few decades, when I was a wee first year … Continue reading An invention too far…
When we started Cardiff By Bike we wanted to tell stories. Whilst many of us ride because of the way it makes us feel, there's a lot to be said for the opportunities the bicycle can present to us. Back in September we took a trip up to Abergavenny for Jack Thurston's annual Food Ride. … Continue reading Jack Thurston’s Abergavenny Food Ride
Good news everyone! In the new year we are planning to create ride videos. Ever on the lookout for something to get ones teeth into, video production seems like a particularly meaty thing to do.
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.