The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Five tips for riding through winter as a Family

Hannah Lancaster

Here are our top tips for riding as a family throughout the winter months, so you can all beat the colder temperatures, and can continue to have fun spending time together on your bikes.

Cyclists' top tips for using OS Maps

Helen Newman

Cycling can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels and getting started can be as easy as picking up a second-hand bike and taking a ride around your local area. There are thousands of fantastic cycling routes just waiting to be explored. Our friends at Ordnance Survey offer some top tips for using OS Maps to find new cycling routes near you and make the most of your time outdoors.

Planting 2,000+ trees thanks to winter group riding

From January through to 10 March we set the challenge of completing at least four Breeze and/or Guided Rides as part of Let's Ride Through Winter 2022 - and riders well and truly stepped up despite the cold, dark and dampness!

Our ride classification guide

Breeze and Guided Rides are categorised into ‘easygoing’, ‘steady’ and ‘challenging’. This guide will help you decide which is best for you.

Let's Ride: Website FAQs

Whether you're using the site for the first time or need a reminder on how to complete a task, check out these frequently asked questions for help using the Let's Ride website to book, manage or cancel rides.

How to create your own Muc-Off upcycled mudguard

Lucy Cranmer

Step up your DIY game with a Muc-Off Upcycled Mudguard!

Try our Bike Bingo family challenge

Get outdoors, ride your bike and tick off fun challenges to become a super cyclist.

Let’s Ride Through Winter has helped me find my happy place

Breeze Champion, Esther from South Birmingham tells us about her Let's Ride Through Winter journey.

My free wheeling adventure

Alison Hemsworth

Fifteen years ago I didn’t use social media and vowed I never would. That changed and I now have Facebook to thank for my return to cycling adventure.

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