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 night we’re also going to have a few months of sloshing through leaf mulch, so things are going to be generally slippery from here on in. However, it shouldn’t be that way. Other countries with winters far worse than ours manage to get this right. … Continue reading Winter is coming…

About not giving up…

We won’t lie to you, riding around in the seemingly relentless rain we’ve been having in Cardiff lately is no picnic. Arriving at home or at work sopping wet and cold is undeniably a challenge. We all have our own reasons for cycling –our health, our finances or our desire to do our bit for the environment. However, when the conditions aren’t right it can be hard to stay motivated and to tough it out. The night is darkest before the dawn, as they say It is important to remember that now we are into January, it does get better … Continue reading About not giving up…