Tag Archives: cycling

Cycle Ready for Spring campaign is coming to Splott!

Residents can get their bikes checked over by professionals, have small repairs done, and get them security tagged by South Wales Police. A Cycle Ready for Spring campaign – designed to encourage more people to cycle and to get their bikes road-ready in time for Spring – is coming to Splott. The event in Splott […]

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Velothon is back this Sunday and some Splott roads will be closed!

If you fancy a spot of Sunday driving this weekend (or a trip to Splott Market), you may want to read on…   This Sunday, the Velothon returns to the streets of South East Wales, which means an awesome opportunity to see the cyclists up-close, but it also means road closures, Splottlanders.   This year, […]

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Pushbike revival! Nextbike comes to Splott and Tremorfa

People in Splott may have shrugged their shoulders and thought ‘so what?’ when the world’s most extensive bikeshare operator – nextbike –  arrived in Cardiff on the 26th of March with the first installation of five docking stations and 50 bicycles in the city centre. However, things have recently got much closer to home with […]

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Tour of Britain road race finishes in Cardiff

Residents in Splott will be able to catch sight of top cyclists today as Cardiff hosts the final stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain Cycle race for the first time ever on Sunday, September 10th. This prestigious cycle race, which both Geraint Thomas and Mark Cavendish will be competing in, will end outside City […]

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Former Wales International Crosses America on £65 bike from Splott Market!

Last week, former Wales and Newport rugby stars, Alix Popham and Peter Rogers, were part of an eight-man team that raced across America on bikes. The non-stop 3000-mile ride takes competitors from west to east coast USA and is considered one of the world’s toughest cycling events. Former Wales Prop Peter Rogers is completing this […]

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