The new Nextbike hire scheme has official launched in Cardiff and most of Cardiff's inner city areas now have at least one station. If you live or work in Cathays, Roath, Grangetown, Cardiff Bay or any of the other locations coming online as we type this, you can go and rent a bike. So, how do you get started?
On Saturday 20th January 2018, Julie Morgan AM is hosting an event at Whitchurch Rugby Club. Just drop in any time between 10am and 1:30pm.
If you find yourself itching to get out and explore the world on your bike, this one is right up your street.
Whilst we were happy to let our friend Roubaix Cycling deal with the Charlie Alliston case, everyone else seems to have been dealing with the fallout from it, particularly the media storm that has ensued. Cycling has had its critics for some time now, but the Alliston case has given the usual suspects a platform … Continue reading Cycling, the media and the bigger picture…
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…
Is there anyone out there who could, with hand on heart, say that they can run or walk further than they could cycle? We would suspect that the number of people who would say yes to that are small and are either being economical with the truth or just being difficult. A human with a … Continue reading Bicycles as Mobility Aids
Whilst our friend Gareth may not be a fan of the 100 Greatest Climbs books, including the Welsh one, Cycling Climbs of Wales, sometimes there is adventure to be had in just seeking out one of these climbs. Certainly, Gareth does have a point. The trouble with any popular climb is that it can be over-used … Continue reading Epic Rides: In search of a Great Welsh Climb
On the 3rd and 4th of June 2017 Cardiff plays host to the UEFA Champions League final. It's one of the largest sporting events to come to Cardiff for some time and, as is the custom with large sporting events, roads will be closed. However, things are a little different this time around. As a … Continue reading Champions League Travel Advice
One of the common themes that emerged from all candidates at the Cardiff Cycle City hustings the other day was the need to "normalise" cycling. As phrases go, it's certainly bite-size and does roll off the tongue, but what exactly does it mean? It's like Kung Fu Ok, not exactly, but stick with us here. … Continue reading Just how do you “normalise” cycling anyway?
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…