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Winners of the first Cardiff Cycling Awards announced

Nearly 800 people voted in Cardiff Cycle City’s first ever Cardiff Cycling Awards. The award ceremony took place last night in a packed Ride My Bike Cafe.

The winners of the five categories were:

Award 1. Biggest Contribution to improving Cycling in Cardiff

  • NextBike

Award 2. Cardiff School doing most to encourage cycling to school

  • Radnor Primary

Award 3. Worst street/path for potholes in Cardiff

  • Newport Road

Award 4. Worst junction for cyclists in Cardiff

  • Newport Road generally!

Award 5. The I Loves the ‘Diff Award for the Most Cycle Friendly Business

  • Cardiff Metropolitan University

The awards party also heard from two Cardiff Assembly Members, Julie Morgan (Cardiff North) and Jenny Rathbone (Cardiff Central) who pledged to support Cardiff Cycle City’s ambition of making Cardiff the best city for cycling in the UK.

A spokesperson for Cardiff Cycle City said:

“These awards have shown just how much enthusiasm there is for cycling as a means of transport in our capital city. It’s been great to have so many people take part in the nominations and final vote. We are also delighted with the contributions the award winners are making to improving cycling in Cardiff. There are lots of really good things going on. We are also pleased that the City Council came along to take the awards for the problem areas and are keen to work with us on making improvements.”