About that ‘50% of journeys by sustainable transport’ aim…

In the Council's transport strategy it is said that they are aiming for 50% of journeys made by sustainable means. How this 50% is broken down isn't clear, but the council certainly has its work cut out if it wants to grow bus trips, not to mention trips by bike. Cost per mile... This week … Continue reading About that ‘50% of journeys by sustainable transport’ aim…

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

Whitchurch and Tongwynlais Festival 2016 – Hill Climb Challenge

Between 26th June and 9th July is the Whitchurch and Tongwynlais Festival. As part of that, on Wednesday 29th June our friends at Plan2Ride are sponsoring a Fforest Fawr Hill Climb cycle challenge. https://instagram.com/p/BGg4IKIBhry/ Fforest Fawr is a good challenge and one that can lull you into a false sense of security as it is … Continue reading Whitchurch and Tongwynlais Festival 2016 – Hill Climb Challenge

Plan2Ride bicycle cafe, Tongwynlais

Plan2Ride

Good news everyone! Tongwynlais now has a bicycle cafe, thoroughly stuffing up our assertion that Tongwynlais doesn't make enough of its prime location on the Taff Trail. We are particularly excited about Plan2Ride, being based up this neck of the woods it makes this an excellent place to congregate before a ride, or to grab … Continue reading Plan2Ride bicycle cafe, Tongwynlais

New Cycling Hub Set to Open in Tongwynlais –via Tongwynlais.com

We have some excellent news, courtesy of Tongwynlais.com. The Ton is getting a cycle hub... “We want to open a new hub for cyclists, runners and walkers this winter. The hub will offer related clothing, footwear and accessories; bicycle servicing; top quality coffee and other hot drinks and home made snacks; and a unique and sociable environment … Continue reading New Cycling Hub Set to Open in Tongwynlais –via Tongwynlais.com