The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

This week on wheels: a decade of triumph

Lynn Gallagher
17/03/2017

Joanna Rowsell Shand announces her retirement from international cycling as the sports world celebrates her decade-spanning career.

10 reasons why cycling is better than driving

Callum O'Toole
15/03/2017

With more and more people taking up cycling, many are choosing to make shorter journeys by bike rather than by car. Here are ten benefits of swapping four wheels for two.

This week on wheels: Being bold for change

Thomas Turner
10/03/2017

International Women’s Day, success on the track and the secret to everlasting youth – all part of Thomas Turner’s look at the week on wheels.

My cycling life: Laura completes her Breeze Champion training

Laura Orme
06/03/2017

In her latest blog, Laura reflects on her day training to join the ranks of our inspirational Breeze Champions.​

Breeze to light up Newcastle for International Women’s Day

Nina Jensen
06/03/2017

We caught up with Nina Jensen, one of our Breeze Champions from Newcastle, ahead of a special UV bike ride in the city to mark International Women’s Day.

This week on wheels: spring back on the saddle

Lucy Makinson
03/03/2017

The first sniff of spring in the air, what happened when Strava went down, and what Mark Cavendish likes on his pancakes – all part of Lucy Makinson’s look at the cycling week.

#ShareYourRide: vote for your favourite Ride Social

Callum O'Toole
03/03/2017

We asked three different cycling groups to show us how they ride and compete for the title of best Ride Social. Here’s how they got on... 

Is this the end of your New Year’s resolutions?

Thomas Turner
24/02/2017

Feel your New Year’s resolutions slipping away? According to a survey commissioned by us here at British Cycling, you’re not the only one. 

This week on wheels: girl power

Samantha Neville
23/02/2017

From the return of This Girl Can to an incredible indoor cycling feat and news of another award for Laura Kenny, there’s a whole lot of Girl Power in Samantha Neville’s take on the cycling week.

Still lapping everyone on the couch

Becki Morris
23/02/2017

With the new This Girl Can TV ad about to air, British Cycling’s Women’s Cycling Project Manager looks back on the success of the initiative so far – and where it can go from here.