Why cyclists don’t always use the infrastructure we are given…

Following our slightly long post about the Active Travel Act, perhaps now is a good time to explore why much of the infrastructure provided prior to the Act is often ignored by cyclists or not included on the existing route map. They don't go where we want them to go... Our towns & cities were planned around roads. … Continue reading Why cyclists don’t always use the infrastructure we are given…

A weekend away, by bike…

Bwlch

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 A weekend away, by bike…

New Cycling Hub Set to Open in Tongwynlais –via Tongwynlais.com

We have some excellent news, courtesy of Tongwynlais.com. The Ton is getting a cycle hub... “We want to open a new hub for cyclists, runners and walkers this winter. The hub will offer related clothing, footwear and accessories; bicycle servicing; top quality coffee and other hot drinks and home made snacks; and a unique and sociable environment … Continue reading New Cycling Hub Set to Open in Tongwynlais –via Tongwynlais.com

Pugh’s Garden Centre – Morganstown

We have a new cycle-friendly destination to add to the list --Pugh's Garden Centre in Morganstown. Pugh's has a number of units that may be of interest to us cyclists, such as Mountain Warehouse; a garden shed maker; a veterinarian; a pet shop; a wood fire retailer and a few other things. Most importantly, there's … Continue reading Pugh’s Garden Centre – Morganstown

Parking your bike at Capital Retail Park, Leckwith

Capital Retail Park

Capital Retail Park is perhaps our newest out-of-town retail development and currently consists of a large Asda; a Costco; M&S; Smyths Toy Store; Next; SCS, plus the obligatory Subway; Greggs; Maplins and a Costa. The park sits on Enfys Route 50, which is a route that consists of shared paths either side of the carriageway. … Continue reading Parking your bike at Capital Retail Park, Leckwith

St Fagans Natural History Museum – Bicycle Parking

St Fagans

St Fagans is not just the default place to take friends and family from out-of-town, it's also the source of the finest Welshcakes I've eaten. Fortunately, they also cater for cyclists and they are sat virtually on the Ely Trail. You may lock your bike to one of our sheltered bike racks at the main … Continue reading St Fagans Natural History Museum – Bicycle Parking