The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

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.

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...

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