The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Join a group bike ride, make friends and get fitter

Thomas Turner
22/10/2017

Findings of a new survey suggest group bike rides could be perfect for solving the problem of making friends and sticking at exercise. 

Top tips for riding in the dark

Joe McCann
18/09/2017

The clocks might be going back but that’s no reason not to keep cycling. Here are our tips to ensure you’re well prepared for riding in the dark.

How to keep warm when riding in autumn

Tom Millington
18/09/2017

Keeping warm whilst out on a ride is all about planning, preparation and, yes, layers. Get the most out of your autumn riding with these tips and essentials...

Five hot tips for cycling in the heat

Lynn Gallagher
03/08/2017

When the sun shines, it’s all too tempting to just grab your bike and go. But check out our top five tips for staying safe in the summer sun. 

Three cycling artists you’ve probably seen but not heard of

Matt Rudd
09/06/2017

Matt Rudd looks at how cycling and art have a lot in common, and shares work by some of his favourite cycling artists.

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.

How to overcome barriers to cycling

Samantha Neville
21/12/2016

Overcome the barriers stopping you from getting on your bike, and fall back in love with cycling.

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