Counting the cost of casualties and inactivity…

As a society we’ve become very good at overlooking the costs of many things, whilst quibbling over every last penny of others. One thing we are especially good at brushing under the rug is the cost of motoring, not just to our own wallets but to society as a whole. We’re going to need a bigger rug… When someone is hit by a motorist, they’re … Continue reading Counting the cost of casualties and inactivity…

Epic Rides: Cardiff to New Quay

Whilst circular routes certainly have their place, sometimes you want to get on your bike just to end up somewhere else. Fortunately for us we’re already in one of the most beautiful countries on this planet and we are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing where to go. We’re a stones throw away from a national park and an entire coastline of blue-flag … Continue reading Epic Rides: Cardiff to New Quay

Epic Climbs in South Wales

A sense of perspective can be a double-edged sword at times. When we started cycling, climbs like those featured in our Most Challenging Climbs post were indeed challenging. Then we met some epic climbs and all that changed. There’s a book that you may be interested in called 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs. It’s only about £6 on Amazon, but it’s a 100-strong list of some truly … Continue reading Epic Climbs in South Wales

World Health Organisation suggests promoting cycling to combat diabetes

It is easy to fall into the trap of seeing cycling as primarily a transport issue, or a sport. Of course it can be both of these things, but one of the most heartening things we heard at the Cardiff Cycle City Assembly Hustings was the recognition that it is increasingly being seen as a public health issue as well. As a society we are … Continue reading World Health Organisation suggests promoting cycling to combat diabetes

A petition asking @Cardiffcouncil to provide safe, segregated cycleways and secure parking

Frustrated with the lack of progress Cardiff is making in developing cycling infrastructure, Cycling Cardiff has begun petitioning the Council in the hopes that it’ll nudge them along. We are asking Cardiff Council to adopt the London Cycling Design Standards, and by 2020, to provide: Secure and convenient cycle storage outside our homes, where required Safe, comfortable, and direct segregated cycleways to destinations that are … Continue reading A petition asking @Cardiffcouncil to provide safe, segregated cycleways and secure parking