Tag Archive: cardiff

More bike thefts – lets bang the drum

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Another day, another theft. Another bike taken and yet more easy cash for the culprits. If you’ve ever had a bike stolen you know how it feels. When I was 7 years old,… Continue reading

The salmon and the fly

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Sparkling summer evenings are precious. Golden shafts of sunlight carving their lines through gaps in the houses, leaf canopies, across slow waters. We sat on a rock. Stopped talking and listened. The Taff… Continue reading

Stolen: Pedal Power vehicles

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From the Pedal power facebook pages: Devastated that thieves stole 6 gokarts and a 4 seater pedal car from our site at the (Cardiff) Bay yesterday (29th June). We are all working so… Continue reading

Green spaces

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City centres. Don’t you hate them? Bricked up. Tarmacked. Blighted with boxes that belong in planning purgatory. Don’t you miss the space? Nowhere to move.  Or breathe. Or think. Or be. Don’t you hate… Continue reading

When to sit down

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So what do you do when you’re supposed to go training for your forthcoming triathlon, but you can barely speak without slurring and walk in a straight line? No, I hadn’t been at… Continue reading

Bike lane separation. For or against?

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Stupid, idiot car driver just mounted the pavement here to squeeze past a car & missed my daughter by inches. pic.twitter.com/0tGO3rvLnM — CycleStuffblog (@CycleStuffblog) June 18, 2014   There’s always that niggling question… Continue reading

Proper infrastructure

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  Sporting success on the roads, the track or the hills, is good. Pretty pictures of freshly dapper cyclists are good. Shiny, blingy bike bits are good. Mass participation bike events are good.… Continue reading

One bridge, five minutes, many cyclists

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8.55am Friday morning. I sat on the bench and pointed my camera at the bridge. A Fujifilm X20. Small, black, discreet. A street camera. I waited. How many cyclists would I see in… Continue reading

Abandoned Part 32

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We mortals are but shadows and dust.  Shadows and dust! Churchill Way, Cardiff. The words of Proximo (Gladiator) seem wholly appropriate as the rear derailleur casts a long shadow on this case of… Continue reading

Recent thefts – Cardiff

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Rife. Absolutely rife. These images are of bikes all stolen in the last 10 days, in the Cardiff/Taffs Well area. Keep those eyes peeled on all the usual places these low-lives try to… Continue reading