The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Diane tackles her first fifty miler

Diane Elizabeth Gollop

In the sixth instalment of our sportives series we hear from Diane Gollop, who last week took part in the White Rose Classic sportive with her daughter Liz. 

Cog on the Tyne

Thomas Turner

Iconic city centre landmarks, a lap of St James’ and even a spot of sunshine. Thomas Turner shares his highlights from yesterday’s HSBC UK City Ride in Newcastle.

A picture paints a thousand words...

Lucy Makinson

Horns honking, bubbles blowing and wheels whirling can only mean one thing… HSBC UK City Ride! Lucy Makinson shares her favourite pictures from our Southampton event on Sunday.

Joanna Rowsell Shand – becoming a Breeze Champion

Joanna Shand

From Olympic Champion to Breeze Champion, Joanna Rowsell Shand shares her experience of becoming a qualified ride leader with HSBC UK Breeze. 

Jacinta’s crash course in riding clipless

Jacinta Jolly

In the fifth part of our sportive series, Jacinta Jolly takes the plunge and tries riding clipless in preparation for the Tour d’Arts Alive sportive.

Behind the scenes with Team Breeze

Samantha Neville

Come behind the scenes at the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre and get to know Team Breeze as the young female riders train to compete on road and track.

Joanna Rowsell Shand joins HSBC UK Breeze

Becki Morris

Becki Morris is delighted that the double Olympic champion has committed to helping get even more women into cycling for fun and fitness.

Sunshine and cycling in Nottingham

Thomas Turner

The second HSBC UK City Ride of the summer took place on Sunday 18 June in a sun-soaked Nottingham. Here are some of Thomas Turner’s highlights from the day.

Everyday heroes, and why we need them

Becki Morris

Becki Morris, British Cycling’s Women’s Project Manager shares the importance of everyday role models and why we need them now, more than ever.

Ride The Jo Cox Way

Tommy Morrisroe

Hundreds of cyclists from across the UK are set to take part in The Jo Cox Way, as the five-day ride returns for its second year. And you could join them!