There’s a scene in the Matrix where Keanu Reeves’ character Neo is in a crowd of people pushing and shoving, when suddenly a beautiful woman in a red dress walks past, catching his eye.
If you own a business in Cardiff and you are not embracing bicycles for deliveries or for your employees, you're missing a trick. Whether it is for the last mile or just getting to the office on time, the bicycle is the solution to urban mobility that has been sat under everyone's noses since the... Continue Reading →
I’ve been riding around for two years on a battered old bike that I cobbled together from various parts. It started as an ambitious project, but once I had the bike in a rideable condition I lost the motivation to do more. As time went on the components – which weren’t new anyway – began to wear out, leaving me with no choice but to either get rid of the bike or to strip it down and finish what I started.
There's an urban myth that appears to be quite pervasive around here. Apparently we two-wheeled folk 'don't buy things' and it is only people in cars who do. It's often quite subtle. It can be as simple as just neglecting to tell customers using the website that "this store provides bicycle parking" or even failing to... Continue Reading →
Cardiff County Council has begun consulting on its plans for parking in the City. Cardiff’s new Parking Strategy is about Managing Parking for a Liveable City, and will form the basis for decisions relating to parking in Cardiff. Source: Parking Strategy Consultation - Keeping Cardiff Moving Not long ago we talked about the significant price increase affecting... Continue Reading →
The threat of bike theft never really goes away, particularly in a city like Cardiff, so perhaps it is worth spending some time talking about bike security. Whilst we did touch on it in our winter commuting tips, it's probably worth a blog post of its own. Where... Whilst our parking project hopes to tease out... Continue Reading →
We think we are starting to "get" Cardiff Council's grand plan. Thin out the herd. The cost of parking for 10 hours will rise from £5.20 to £8 but the maximum charge will be for 12 hours, which will cost £10. Source: Parking charges in Cardiff to rocket from a maximum charge of £5.20 to... Continue Reading →
The great thing about cycling around town is that all parking is free. In fact, we don't think there is a place in Cardiff that'll charge you to park your bike. However, one problem we've encountered on a number of occasions is a lack of guidance on exactly where you can park. Let's take the... Continue Reading →