The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

The joys of traffic-free cycling

Sarah Hodgetts
22/01/2019

Cycling doesn’t just take place on the road; there are loads of places you can get out for a spin to build fitness, gain confidence and have fun.

Seven cycling myths: Busted

Sarah Hodgetts
22/01/2019


According to statistics from the Department for Transport, men make almost three times as many trips by bicycle than women – and travel four times further!

This isn’t right, and we are doing all we can to close this gender gap. 

Is this the Winter Cycling you've been missing?

This time of year represents the best that outdoor riding has to offer, in the form of cyclo-cross. 


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. 

The Road to Sydney's Invictus Games

From “I didn’t think it would go anywhere” to the Invictus Games, Sarah Robinson surpassed her expectations when she took up cycling.

National Champion Helen Wyman is determined to get more young women to access cycle sport

Sarah Hodgetts
20/12/2018

So much so that she has spearheaded a project to fund the entry of 100 female riders for the forthcoming HSBC UK | National Cyclo-cross Championships.

Be One in a Million!

Sarah Hodgetts
05/12/2018

Support our Women's Campaign and tell us your story!

Whether the story is yours, or about someone who’s inspired you, we all have a story to tell, and British Cycling want to hear yours to encourage more women to feel safe and confident in the saddle and inspired to ride!

6 things you didn’t know about being a track Cyclist by Joanna Rowsell Shand

Joanna Shand
01/11/2018

Ahead of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup in London this December, we got the inside scoop on what it really involves being a elite track cyclist from two-time Olympic champion and Breeze Champion Joanna Rowsell Shand.


Bev Graham completes the challenge of a lifetime

Tom Millington
06/07/2018

Inspirational Stevenage cyclist Bev Graham, this week completed her epic 4,200-mile ride around Britain’s coastline.

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