A fascinating insight into bicycle culture in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – a city where pure necessity makes the bicycle one of the most widely used form of transport. Yet in Bulawayo, little provision is made for safety or facilities for cyclists and going by bike is strictly for the brave.
To kick off our new series of Commuter Stories, we asked South African journalist and passionate commuter cyclist Telford Vice to share his experience of cycling in Cape Town… “Why do I ride a bicycle? Silly question. Here’s a better one: why doesn’t everyone ride a bicycle?”
Join Cape Town’s Bike Bus and discover the benefits and fun of collective bicycle commuting.
The secret is out – discover why Capetonians are choosing to ditch their cars and go by bike – fueling a revolution that is changing the way we live, move and connect with fellow citizens.
Girl meets bike and falls in love with a city. In this Valentine’s Day edition – vibrant Cape Town based ecologist Georgina Avlonitis shares her #SuperCommuter story – a love triangle involving herself, a bike named Piet and the city she now calls home.
Jamie shares how you can beat the heat and stay cool as a cucumber on your summer commute or city ride.
6 months ago Woodstock based graphic designer and illustrator, Roule le Roux sold her car and bought a bicycle, now she goes car-free every day, using her bicycle to commute around the city – breezing past traffic jams and saving time and money!
Dillon Kin, (a #SuperCommuter prize winner) shares how a weekly ride turned into a daily commute filled with vivid city-life experiences.
Mapaseka Vryman, shares her #SuperCommuter story about how one person’s actions, a bicycle and some red heels can connect and inspire the people around them. The circle of influence is truly bigger than what we imagine.
Kat Rixon, winner of the #SuperCommuter Competition shares how she was inspired to start a social cycling group, The Riding Hood, to help women ride more confidently and safely in the city.