PACT Meetings

PACT meetings, or “Partnerships and Communities Together” are an opportunity for community groups to get together with representatives from the local constabulary and discuss issues that concern them. Issue that are raised, from what we hear, are mostly centred around roads and litter. Oh, and we also hear that they like to moan about people […]


HSBC City Ride Cardiff

On the 6th August Cardiff plays host to British Cycling’s “City Ride Cardiff”. In our previous post, details were a little thin on the ground but now there is a video and a starting location. Whilst we don’t have a route yet, we know that the start point is Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff Bay […]

Victim Blaming…

One of the more insidious parts of our culture is our eagerness to blame victims of crime for being well, victims of crime. Whether it is a cyclist or pedestrian killed by a bad driver, or a victim of rape or assault, there is a tendency to apportion guilt to the victim for putting themselves […]

Grass-roots Movements

We must apologise for harping on about Boneshaker for a second post in quick succession, but an article in issue 19, entitled Generation Next sparked our interest. It talks about a handful of cycling communities and groups that have sprung up in various places around the world, outside the traditional club circuit. The anti-club Rightly […]

NATO Fences

Champions League Travel Advice

On the 3rd and 4th of June 2017 Cardiff plays host to the UEFA Champions League final. It’s one of the largest sporting events to come to Cardiff for some time and, as is the custom with large sporting events, roads will be closed. However, things are a little different this time around. As a […]