Helmetcam footage, Operation SNAP and Social Media…

While we wait patiently for things to get better for us cyclists here in Cardiff, many of us have taken to riding with cameras to document near misses and poor driving. Operation SNAP is GoSafe Cymru's new scheme for reporting offences and submitting video footage. However, when it comes to the pursuit of justice there … Continue reading Helmetcam footage, Operation SNAP and Social Media…

The fastest way to commute into Cardiff…

We know that cycling is by far the best way to get around Cardiff and most of you no doubt know this too. However, WalesOnline has conducted a little experiment to see how it compares to other forms of transport. Of course the bicycle wins... Starting from the same location in Whitchurch at 8:15am, five … Continue reading The fastest way to commute into Cardiff…

Lorries, bicycles and desperately misguided safety campaigns…

If you've been in earshot of a social media storm raging this week, chances are it was as a result of the Department for Transport's laudable but tragically misguided new safety campaign. We've talked about lorries before. We even wrote a post about how we need to talk about lorries. They are definitely a problem … Continue reading Lorries, bicycles and desperately misguided safety campaigns…

Using Cycling to Manage Anxiety & Depression

The physical health benefits of cycling are pretty well understood --better cardiovascular health, lower weight and a pair of legs like pistons. However, what is often overlooked is the benefit to your mental health. As much as society appears to want to try, you cannot separate your physical and mental health. We're a complete system where … Continue reading Using Cycling to Manage Anxiety & Depression