The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

My free wheeling adventure

Alison Hemsworth
14/10/2020

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.

10 Things you might not know about Cycling

Antje Bothin
19/05/2020

10 fascinating facts you probably don't know about cycling from Breeze Champion Antje. 

The Best Things in Life are Free

Pauline Cornthwaite
14/05/2020

Cycling can offer so much more for those who really want it. You will return home refreshed, in a better mood and with new resolve to stay positive in these restrictive times.

Freewheel.co.uk – Why it is easier than ever to support your local bike shop

Continue to support small business on the high street through the COVID-19 crisis without having to leave the house with www.freewheel.co.uk.

Design your dream jersey with Kalas

Kalas, the Official Sportswear Supplier to the Great Britain Cycling Team, made three UK cycling fans’ dreams come true as they professionally produced their dream cycling jersey. 

Your Family Cycling Holiday in Mallorca

Picture this: a small country lane, surrounded by beautiful vineyards and orange groves. The temperature is warm, and your family are in summer clothing riding colourful bikes. Everyone is happy to be getting stuck into something fun - there isn’t an iPad in sight! 

Share the roads safely this winter with Thrifty

10/12/2019

Whether you’re cycling or driving, by following some simple tips you can make your journey safer for yourself and other road users. 

Top tips for leaving the car at home

Sarah Hodgetts
13/02/2019

This year we’re proud to be supporting the Climate Coalition’s #ShowTheLove campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the ways in which all of us can do our bit to help tackle climate change and protect the places, people and sports we love.

What could you get out of setting yourself a Cycling Challenge this year?

HSBC UK Breeze – British Cycling’s programme to get more women out cycling - has become a very big part of my life over the last few years.



Katie Butler's Top Tips for taking up Cycling

I was on a year traveling Australia in 2014 when I bought my very first road bike. At the time I was also around 30kg heavier than I am today. But as soon as I got on that bike I loved it. 

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