In praise of darkness…

The clocks have just shifted an hour to usher in a season of darkness. The brief spell of morning light we can enjoy over the next few weeks will pass and we nine-to-five-ers will have to get used to only seeing daylight on weekends. But is that such a bad thing? Sensory deprivation It may sound counter-intuitive but the beauty of riding your bike is in its simplicity. In this era of information overload; of push notifications and of always being connected to everything but yourself, trimming things down to little more than the sound of your own breath and … Continue reading In praise of darkness…

Cardiff to the Beach Night Ride 2017

The shortest night of the year is nearly upon us, which means that the annual Cardiff to the Beach Night Ride is just a couple of weeks away. If you fancy the idea of riding to Swansea from dusk ’til dawn on Saturday 17th June, Ed Robinson has once again arranged a night ride to Swansea, so head over to the Facebook Event Page for more information. As in previous years it starts from the Mochyn Du in Sophia Gardens and finishes at The West Cross Inn, Mumbles, Swansea. However, you will have to find your own way home again and, … Continue reading Cardiff to the Beach Night Ride 2017