Cardiff critical mass?

Discussion in 'Wales/Cymru' started by Lost Zoot, Sep 29, 2005.

  1. Lost Zoot

    Lost Zoot I'm on Jenny time...

    Whats going on, dose it still happen? and like when and stuff.
  2. Col_Buendia

    Col_Buendia sort code

    There was supposed to be one last week I think, to coincide with Car Free Day (seeing as Cardiff Council has now backed away from its original enthusiam for CFD and no longer closes St Mary's St for the afternoon :(). If you want to PM me your email I could pass it on to the bloke who sent the email round about it. There is a big latent support for CM here, and if you were interested in putting the effort in, I am sure you could build a solid group pretty quickly.

    And pissing the bus-driving wankers who try to go over the top of cyclists in the bus/taxi/CYCLE lanes would be worth it.
  3. nightowl

    nightowl hamster wheel called life

    used to be one meeting outside the museum (i think) fairly regularly a few years back. think it's just the odd event now
  4. Lost Zoot

    Lost Zoot I'm on Jenny time...

    I was posting on behalf of a sister and cardiff uni go-er, who complains about the amount of "alternative/activist" things to do in cardiff. But yeah i'll pass on her email all the same if thats cool.
  5. Ben Bore

    Ben Bore Member

    I heard that there'd been a 'go-slow' cycle around the castle on the Thursday of the European car free week/day (whatever), bur I didn't know anything about it.

    Me and my girlfriend would have took part.
  6. Col_Buendia

    Col_Buendia sort code

    Given that Critical Mass in London now seems to be being criminalised by the Met, it should take the South Wales Police all of about, oh, say 3 seconds to mimic the repressive pedantry of their smarter, better-funded and more evil English colleagues.

    So what say we organise a cycle-tour of Cardiff? Placards optional? ;)
  7. Rhi

    Rhi New Member

    South Wales Against the G8 did a couple of critical mass(es)? in the run up to the G8 this summer, weren't huge but still got the coppers excited. a few of us at cardiff anarchists were thinking of trying to organise a regular critical mass. anyone is welcome to come to a meeting if they want to propose this or help organise it.

    next meeting tonight at 8.30. meet at the Wetherspoon Gatekeeper first, then on to our new and improved meeting venue at Glamorgan Council Staff Club, Wesgate Street.

  8. Ben Bore

    Ben Bore Member

    I'm not yet able to cycle with only one hand on handlebars, so I woul'nt be able to carry placard sorry :oops:

    Rhi, I'm no anarchist and have a Cymdeithas yr Iaith meeting anyway, but please post any porosed Critical masses here (or PM me). Thanks
  9. nightowl

    nightowl hamster wheel called life

    maybe it's gone a bit quiet but i seem to remember there often being some kind of protest or something in the city centre at weekends when i used to live down there

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