The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Top 5 Climbs in Europe by LoveVelo

Tom Millington
11/09/2018

If you’re feeling confident and looking for a new cycling challenge, check out Love Velo’s top 5 climbs and conquer some of the most famous roads in Europe.

Bev Graham completes the challenge of a lifetime

Tom Millington
06/07/2018

Inspirational Stevenage cyclist Bev Graham, this week completed her epic 4,200-mile ride around Britain’s coastline.

The five most popular cycling holiday destinations for families

Jonathan Butt
30/05/2018

Another unpredictable British summer is just around the corner which means the annual decision has to be made: take your chances in the UK or grab the swimming trunks and head for the sun? To make your life easier, here are the top five most popular cycling holiday destinations for you and your family.

The five most popular cycling holiday destinations for keen cyclists

Jonathan Butt
29/05/2018

Famous climbs, iconic views and the chance to follow in the path of Tour legends; here are five of the most popular destinations for experienced riders.

Teach your little ones to ride a bike

Helen Skelton
24/05/2018

Make the learn to ride journey work for you, with quick and easy games that will fit into family time.

Bev’s big Breeze adventure

27/04/2018

Breeze Champion Bev Graham is taking on a huge challenge – and she’s spreading the word about HSBC UK Breeze while she does it.

Breeze beyond barriers

Mel Nicholls
15/03/2018

Newly qualified Breeze Champion – and two-time Paralympian – Mel Nicholls describes the journey leading to her first ride, and how it went.

Manon Carpenter: my mum’s inspiring HSBC UK Breeze journey

Manon Carpenter
08/03/2018

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Breeze Ambassador and former downhill mountain bike World Champion Manon Carpenter reflects on her mum’s cycling journey with Breeze. 

My cycling life: Wendy Hartshorne

Wendy Hartshorne
05/03/2018

Riding through tough times: Wendy Hartshorne from Newport in Shropshire shares her cycling story with us following the passing of her beloved partner, Ian. 

How to find family-friendly cycle routes

Matt Rudd
01/03/2018

For family fun, try a traffic-free cycle route at the weekend. Here are our tips on finding one that goes with a swing.

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