The Iron Bridge at Gelynis Farm to Close for 3 Weeks

On 20th February 2017 the Iron Bridge linking Morganstown with the Taff Trail will close for three weeks. Many of us, particularly those of us living in Pentyrch and Morganstown cut through here to access the Trail, but the bridge currently offers little room to pass anyone else using it. However, this is about to … Continue reading The Iron Bridge at Gelynis Farm to Close for 3 Weeks

Greener Grangetown and the Rainscape Project…

Interesting things are afoot in Grangetown, with a scheme to better manage rainwater and make the area "cleaner and greener". Streets running between Taff Embankment and Corporation Road, as well as Taff Embankment are to receive a facelift that includes porous paving, planters and swales that will filter and clean rainwater before passing it into … Continue reading Greener Grangetown and the Rainscape Project…

Weekend closures for Taff Mead Embankment Railway Bridge

Taff Trail users take note! Network Rail is closing the underpass linking the Taff Mead Embankment stretch of the Trail with Fitzhamon Embankment. The closures will be for the next two weekends, the 22nd and 29th October. Network Rail has told residents it will mean the pedestrian walkway underneath the bridge – also part of … Continue reading Weekend closures for Taff Mead Embankment Railway Bridge

Winter is coming…

Leaves

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 … Continue reading Winter is coming…

The Ely Trail to St Fagans

St Fagans

Whilst we are not exactly overflowing with safe cycle routes here in Cardiff, one that we do have is the Ely Trail. From the Cardiff side of the Pont-y-Werin Bridge it is possible to get to the Museum of Welsh Life without dealing with too much traffic. However, it's not exactly well signposted, unless you … Continue reading The Ely Trail to St Fagans

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…

Know Your Networks – Enfys and the National Cycle Network

If you are making the change from getting around by car and wish to avoid the worst of the traffic, you'll want to read up on Cardiff's cycle networks. Enfys It is understandable that if you are new to cycling, dealing with Gabalfa roundabout; North Road or some of Cardiff's least savoury stretches of tarmac … Continue reading Know Your Networks – Enfys and the National Cycle Network