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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 […]

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 […]

Remembering Mike Hall…

There’s an inescapable sadness pervading Cardiff By Bike HQ today. This morning we learned that ultra-endurance legend Mike Hall had lost his life competing in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race. Mike was known to a few of us here in Cardiff, particularly those who got to ride an Audax or two with him, or even […]

Something to read: The Impact of Road Projects in England

It is pretty widely understood, apparently outside political circles, that if you build roads you get more traffic. A report commissioned by the Campaign to Protect Rural England looked into the effects of major road projects and unsurprisingly found that yes, you do indeed get more traffic. CPRE commissioned consultants Transport for Quality of Life Community […]