Something to watch: Why we cycle…

Ever on the lookout for cycling documentaries, Why We Cycle is one of the best I’ve seen in quiet a while.

It delves into why and how the Dutch have thoroughly embraced cycling. It also talks about the lesser thought-of benefits of cycling to our communities, such as the ability to see and to communicate with the people around us through body language. Continue reading Something to watch: Why we cycle…

Something to watch: Why it’s so hard to make healthy decisions

It’s easy to become frustrated, particularly when trying to change behaviour, when people continue to do what it is you are trying to stop them from doing.

Why do people continue to do the thing that makes them fat, skint and stressed when healthier, cheaper and more rewarding alternatives exist? Continue reading Something to watch: Why it’s so hard to make healthy decisions

Something to watch: A Cardiff Cycle Infrastructure Super-Cut…

As the saying goes, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Since the new Councillors got to work, we’ve actually acquired some nice new sections of infrastructure. Here’s a video of just the new infra, without the boring in-between parts. As of today, the Senghennydd Road section of the primary north/south route is being built. Like a jigsaw puzzle, it probably won’t look like much until the last few pieces are in place, but we’ll get there…hopefully. Continue reading Something to watch: A Cardiff Cycle Infrastructure Super-Cut…

Something to watch: Bikes vs Cars

It is far too easy to fall into the trap of thinking that Cardiff’s problems are unique to Cardiff.

Traffic is a global pandemic. Cities in every corner of the world are wrestling with dangerous levels of pollution; bulging waistlines and despite being more “connected” than ever, our physical bodies have never been so isolated. Continue reading Something to watch: Bikes vs Cars

Helmetcam footage, Operation SNAP and Social Media…

While we wait patiently for things to get better for us cyclists here in Cardiff, many of us have taken to riding with cameras to document near misses and poor driving. Operation SNAP is GoSafe Cymru’s new scheme for reporting offences and submitting video footage. However, when it comes to the pursuit of justice there are rules that need to be followed. Evidence… Nobody enjoys near-death experiences on their way to work and you would be right to feel angry about having a run-in with a motorist displaying a cavalier attitude towards your very existence. This is where footage can … Continue reading Helmetcam footage, Operation SNAP and Social Media…