Bwlch

Back to the Bwlch

We love the Bwlch. It’s always an interesting challenge, but it also offers achingly beautiful views from the top. Best of all, there are three ways to take it on. One route we’ve talked about already, coming from Neath and heading towards Treorchy & Pontypridd.  We’ve also talked about the route from Treorchy in our […]

Bwlch

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 […]

Senghenydd

The Nelson Loops

Here’s a great little ride for someone looking for a climb or two. It starts and ends in Tongwynlais, but goes all the way up to Nelson. Along the way you’ll face a couple of climbs, but as climbs go they’re not that bad. One is Heol-y-Fforest towards Caerphilly and the other is Senghenydd. The […]