The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

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.

10 great canal and river rides

Tommy Morrisroe
12/02/2018

The UK’s traffic-free waterways offer plenty of great opportunities for cycling. Here are 10 great routes to get you started.

Top tips for staying fighting fit

Tom Millington
07/02/2018

Don’t let the fear of a cold stop you making the most of those crisp winter morning rides this winter. Stay healthy and avoid a cold – without having to avoid your bike.

How to use a Cycle Routes GPX file

Matt Rudd
31/01/2018

Find out how using a GPX cycle route file could help you plan your next cycling adventure!

Top tips for riding in winter

Joe McCann
07/12/2017

The arrival of winter shouldn’t stop you cycling if you’re prepared for the weather and riding conditions. Here are our top five tips...

My cycling life: Julia Davies

Julia Davies
26/10/2017

Getting into cycling in adulthood can be daunting, but Julia Davies did just that. After suffering from health problems and injuries, Julia turned to her bike when she was told she had to stop running.

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