The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

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. 

Joanna Rowsell Shand – becoming a Breeze Champion

Joanna Shand
21/06/2017

From Olympic Champion to Breeze Champion, Joanna Rowsell Shand shares her experience of becoming a qualified ride leader with HSBC UK Breeze. 

Jacinta’s crash course in riding clipless

Jacinta Jolly
20/06/2017

In the fifth part of our sportive series, Jacinta Jolly takes the plunge and tries riding clipless in preparation for the Tour d’Arts Alive sportive.

Behind the scenes with Team Breeze

Samantha Neville
20/06/2017

Come behind the scenes at the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre and get to know Team Breeze as the young female riders train to compete on road and track.

Joanna Rowsell Shand joins HSBC UK Breeze

Becki Morris
20/06/2017

Becki Morris is delighted that the double Olympic champion has committed to helping get even more women into cycling for fun and fitness.

Everyday heroes, and why we need them

Becki Morris
19/06/2017

Becki Morris, British Cycling’s Women’s Project Manager shares the importance of everyday role models and why we need them now, more than ever.

Nina’s guide to hill climbing

Nina Jensen
12/06/2017

In the fourth part of our sportives series, Nina Jensen shares her top tips for tackling the climbs of the Haydon Hundred.

Six things to look out for during the Women’s Tour

Lynn Gallagher
07/06/2017

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour returns for a third year today. Whether you’re watching at home or out on the road, here are six things to look out for.

Helena’s 70 mile sportive

Helena Bowman
06/06/2017

In the third part of our sportives series, we caught up with Helena Bowman as she tackled the Belles of Belvoir 70 miler.

Susan’s top sportive tips

Susan Dowling
19/05/2017

After taking on her first sportive at 55, Susan caught the bug and is this Sunday riding the Mersea May event. Here are her top tips.

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