The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

This week on wheels: bike baby on board

Callum O'Toole
17/02/2017

An impending arrival worth more than its weight in Olympic gold, plus the slopes take their toll on Wiggo – Callum O’Toole looks back on the good and bad from a big week in cycling.

2017 Women’s Tour: spectacular London finale announced

Lynn Gallagher
15/02/2017

The fourth edition of the world’s leading women’s road race returns for 2017 and, for the first time ever, will take to the streets of London for a spectacular grand finale stage.


Six reasons you should check out our cycle routes

Matt Rudd
10/02/2017

All the rides we organise rely on great routes. Now we’re making our collection of cycle routes freely available.

This week on wheels: bouncing back

Lynn Gallagher
10/02/2017

One cyclist on the road to recovery, one ex-cyclist turns entrepreneur, and one hurtles down the ski slopes – all part of Lynn Gallagher’s Week on Wheels

Breeze Champions help launch report into the value of recreation

Becki Morris
10/02/2017

Three Breeze Champions joined British Cycling’s Becki Morris this week to help launch a major new report from The Sport and Recreation Alliance.

My work at British Cycling: Programmes Officer Rowen

Rowen Ratcliffe
08/02/2017

British Cycling’s Programmes Officer Rowen Ratcliffe is finding the best routes and the best leaders to get the nation cycling in 2017.

My cycling life: Laura’s journey to Breeze training

Laura Orme
06/02/2017

Laura’s battled some challenging health issues. Now she’s about to train as a volunteer Breeze Champion, and start inspiring others.

This week on wheels: lighting the way

Matt Rudd
03/02/2017

Glowing bike lanes, miming bike magicians and the world’s longest bike bridge – all part of Matt Rudd’s wrap-up of the cycling world.

Behind the ‘Turning the Corner’ campaign

Martin Key
01/02/2017

British Cycling’s Campaigns Manager explains the inspiration behind our latest cycling safety campaign – and how one small change to the Highway Code could make all the difference.

This week on wheels: the stage is set…

Lucy Makinson
27/01/2017

From the steep slopes of the track to all the wrong turns, Lucy Makinson takes a look at the highs and the lows of This Week on Wheels.