The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Great sportives for women in 2017

Thomas Turner
24/03/2017

This year Breeze has teamed up with 11 sportives in a bid to encourage more women to take part in challenge rides. Which one takes your fancy?

How Mum inspired me to become a Breeze Champion

Hattie Turner
21/03/2017

With Mother’s Day on the horizon we spoke to Hattie, who was inspired to train as a Breeze Champion by her mum Jools.

Breeze to light up Newcastle for International Women’s Day

Nina Jensen
06/03/2017

We caught up with Nina Jensen, one of our Breeze Champions from Newcastle, ahead of a special UV bike ride in the city to mark International Women’s Day.

Still lapping everyone on the couch

Becki Morris
23/02/2017

With the new This Girl Can TV ad about to air, British Cycling’s Women’s Cycling Project Manager looks back on the success of the initiative so far – and where it can go from here.

Breeze Champion Sara leads the way

Sara Braidwood
22/02/2017

Sara Braidwood is leading her 300th Breeze ride this weekend in Merseyside. We caught up with her ahead of reaching the milestone to find out about her experiences with Breeze.

2017 Women’s Tour: spectacular London finale announced

Lynn Gallagher
15/02/2017

The fourth edition of the world’s leading women’s road race returns for 2017 and, for the first time ever, will take to the streets of London for a spectacular grand finale stage.


Breeze Champions help launch report into the value of recreation

Becki Morris
10/02/2017

Three Breeze Champions joined British Cycling’s Becki Morris this week to help launch a major new report from The Sport and Recreation Alliance.

My cycling life: Laura’s journey to Breeze training

Laura Orme
06/02/2017

Laura’s battled some challenging health issues. Now she’s about to train as a volunteer Breeze Champion, and start inspiring others.

New Year’s resolutions are a Breeze

Becki Morris
12/01/2017

Becki Morris believes HSBC UK Breeze bike rides are the perfect way for women to reach their health and fitness goals in 2017.

Why Maryam’s standing up for women’s cycling

Karen Harvey
19/12/2016

Breeze Champion Maryam has been inspiring the women of Leicester to get on their bikes.