A Festival of Cycling – Wales

It has been a busy few weeks of cycling with early morning training rides in the French Alps and the eventful Haute Route.  It has been easy to get caught up in the excitement and action of the past few weeks.  In fact, I nearly forgot to write about a great cycling event in WalesContinue reading “A Festival of Cycling – Wales”

The Taff Trail Finale – Wales (part 2)

The ‘ Taff Trail ‘ was happily guiding us into the town of Merthyr Tydfil.  The rain was relentless.  We were shivering with cold, our clothes squeaked with water, our bodies and bikes were splattered with mud.  It wasn’t soon before the Cefn Coed Viaduct greeted us like a friendly giant.  It was a remarkable piece of architecture that towered above us.Continue reading “The Taff Trail Finale – Wales (part 2)”

A Welsh beauty – the Taff Trail (Part 1)

The Welsh city of Cardiff seemed desolate and empty at 8am on a Saturday morning.  Grey skies loomed overhead as I helped untie the bicycles from the back of the car.  The air was chilly as my boyfriend and I cycled to the bus station with our panniers squashed with extra clothes just incase it rained.  OnceContinue reading “A Welsh beauty – the Taff Trail (Part 1)”