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 5 minutes? Answer: Lots.
On a day like today – the air infused with the scent of grass, a mild breeze keeping overheating at bay – it really was a shame to be in the motor. A lost opportunity for the perfect start to the day.
Riders mainly travel West to East, headed from the direction of Canton and Pontcanna toward the civic and commercial centre. Toward the office, the uni, the museum or the shops. It sure beats being stuck on Cowbridge Road in heavy traffic.
Millenium Bridge, Butepark Cardiff. Civilised stuff.