The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

60 seconds with Rebecca Raybould

Lynn Gallagher
01/11/2017

Ahead of the TISSOT UCI Track World Cup 2017, we grab 60 seconds with Team Breeze Rider Rebecca Raybould between training sessions.

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.

7 tips for making your first MTB ride more enjoyable

Matt Rudd
24/10/2017
Getting ready for your first mountain bike ride? Here are seven ways to make it a more enjoyable experience.

Joanna Rowsell Shand joins winners on two Breeze rides in one weekend

Joe McCann
23/10/2017

We asked our HSBC UK Breeze community to tell us why they should win a visit from two-time Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand. Here’s who won, and what happened next. 

HSBC UK Breeze reunites schools friends after 18 years

Lynn Gallagher
20/10/2017

Forming great friendships is part and parcel of riding with HSBC UK Breeze, but for two women from Hull, joining their first HSBC UK Breeze ride was a case of long-lost friends reunited.

Reducing the faff of cycling

Joanna Shand
19/09/2017

Ever thought it was just too much faff to ride a bike? Joanna Rowsell Shand shares her thoughts – and offers some practical tips for faff reduction.

Riding the Yorkshire Lass Sportive

Ruth Raven
04/09/2017

She may be a (whisper it!) Lancashire lass, but Ruth Raven recently took on a very Yorkshire challenge. Here’s how she got on – and why she’d love to take you for a bike ride (and a cake).

Top female mountain bikers you should follow on Instagram

Lucy Makinson
24/08/2017

Whether you love to hit the trails or simply looking for a dose of two-wheeled inspiration, check out some of our favourite female mountain bikers who are well worth a follow on Instagram… 

A beginner’s guide to mountain biking

Lynn Gallagher
22/08/2017

Can’t decide what type of riding is for you? If you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie and love to embrace the great outdoors, then mountain biking might be for you.

Diane tackles her first fifty miler

Diane Elizabeth Gollop
04/07/2017

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. 

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