The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Great sportives for women in 2017

Thomas Turner

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?

10 reasons why cycling is better than driving

Callum O'Toole

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.

#ShareYourRide: vote for your favourite Ride Social

Callum O'Toole

We asked three different cycling groups to show us how they ride and compete for the title of best Ride Social. Here’s how they got on... 

Is this the end of your New Year’s resolutions?

Thomas Turner

Feel your New Year’s resolutions slipping away? According to a survey commissioned by us here at British Cycling, you’re not the only one. 

Still lapping everyone on the couch

Becki Morris

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.

My work at British Cycling: Programmes Officer Rowen

Rowen Ratcliffe

British Cycling’s Programmes Officer Rowen Ratcliffe is finding the best routes and the best leaders to get the nation cycling in 2017.

Behind the ‘Turning the Corner’ campaign

Martin Key

British Cycling’s Campaigns Manager explains the inspiration behind our latest cycling safety campaign – and how one small change to the Highway Code could make all the difference.

Equal prize money: a step in the right direction

Lynn Gallagher

Lynn Gallagher applauds the announcement of equal prize money in the UK national road series.

New Year’s resolutions are a Breeze

Becki Morris

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

Introducing – designed to help you get cycling

Matt Rudd

New year, shiny new website! British Cycling’s Matt Rudd shows you what you can do on