The Circular Economy and Cycling…

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The bike may be one of the greenest, most efficient forms of transport out there but creating one from scratch still requires a considerable amount of energy. However, unlike a car a good bike may have decades of life ahead of it, only needing a periodic change of a few wearable items that are inexpensive … Continue reading The Circular Economy and Cycling…

Strategies, network maps and what happens next…

The dust is finally starting to settle after a busy few months of consultations and elections, so it is probably a good time to talk about where we go from here. With the local elections returning a Labour council, there should be some certainty in the way things are heading here in Cardiff. The Cycle … Continue reading Strategies, network maps and what happens next…

Cardiff bicycle thefts rise by 57% in five years – via BBC News

The BBC reports that bicycle thefts in Cardiff are up by 57% in just five years. Part of this is likely to be down to there being a lot more of us now, but there's far more to it than that. According to the figures, obtained via a Freedom of Information request, most thefts were … Continue reading Cardiff bicycle thefts rise by 57% in five years – via BBC News

Volunteers Wanted! Become a Ride Leader in Wales with British Cycling

British Cycling is looking for volunteers in the Cardiff area for its new HSBC Guided Rides programme. If you are reasonably fit and you are comfortable riding in a group, you could take part in their training day on the 1st July 2017. The assessed one-day Ride Leadership Award (Level 1) is completely free and … Continue reading Volunteers Wanted! Become a Ride Leader in Wales with British Cycling

Cardiff’s Cycling Strategy really is coming…

A draft of the forthcoming cycling strategy for Cardiff has been released and it looks like things are looking up. If you were to write a cycling campaign wish list, chances are it would contain many of the usual suspects --segregated lanes, better lighting & surfaces, more cycle parking. Well, knock us down with a … Continue reading Cardiff’s Cycling Strategy really is coming…

Cardiff’s Forthcoming Cycling Strategy – What we would like to see…

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The Council is currently beavering away at its new cycling strategy, which will hopefully pave the way for some ambitious integrated network plans come September 2017. The previous strategy arrived before the Active Travel Act, along with its own design guidance and the Enfys map many of us are familiar with. To say the previous strategy … Continue reading Cardiff’s Forthcoming Cycling Strategy – What we would like to see…