Route: Over the top…

One of the surprising discoveries of this new focus on the rough stuff is that my buddies seem to be up for it too. Today we are talking about a route that our good friend Drew came up with.

Winter is coming…

Now that the woolly gloves have now been taken out of their summer-long siesta, we need to keep one eye on the colder, darker months that lay ahead. We are likely to face another winter like last winter, where Cardiff's sole off-road cycle routes become not just dark but icy too. However, before the first icy... Continue Reading →

Taff Trail Alternatives – Winter Edition

Our east-west route is still a work in progress, but this winter we've also found travelling from north to south particularly challenging too. For whatever reason, most likely austerity, the off-road cycle paths and pavements are not being gritted this year. This not only traps the less mobile in their homes, but also renders our... Continue Reading →

A weekend away, by bike…

With the Brecon Beacons a mere three hours ride away, have you considered taking a weekend away from it all, but on your bike instead of in your car? People travel from all over the UK, even the world to stay in places like this. Why wouldn’t they? With mountains to climb, dozens of beautiful lakes and... Continue Reading →

Dealing with Leaves

For much of the year, the experience of riding a traffic-free, tree-lined path is something to behold. However, for about three months of the year, it's not for the timid. A change of seasons... As Autumn arrives, so does the rain, the wind and the next stage in the cycle of life where most trees... Continue Reading →

Diversions on the Taff Trail…

We had hoped to not start this new site on a downer, but we're in for a few months of diversions on the Taff Trail. The reason for the diversion is actually quite a good one --they're going to start generating electricity up at Radyr Weir by installing an Archimedes Screw. When it is completed... Continue Reading →

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