The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

5 reasons for cycling in the evening

Tommy Morrisroe

Make the most of the remaining long evenings - British Cycling’s Tommy Morrisroe gives 5 great reasons for choosing to cycle towards sunset.

Great rides for kids over the summer holidays

Thomas Turner

We’ve pulled together eight great HSBC UK Guided Rides taking place in August which are suitable for kids – and won’t cost you a penny. 

How to find family-friendly cycle routes

Matt Rudd

For family fun, try a traffic-free cycle route at the weekend. Here are our tips on finding one that goes with a swing.

10 great canal and river rides

Tommy Morrisroe

In the UK we’re blessed with thousands of miles of traffic-free waterways, offering plenty of great opportunities for cycling. Here are 10 great routes to get you started.

How to use a Cycle Routes GPX file

Matt Rudd

Find out how using a GPX cycle route file could help you plan your next cycling adventure!

Six reasons you should check out our cycle routes

Matt Rudd

All the rides we organise rely on great routes. Now we’re making our collection of cycle routes freely available.

Ten great road routes to try this year

Tommy Morrisroe

Looking for some inspiration? British Cycling’s Tommy Morrisroe suggests ten great road routes to get you going.

10 great mountain bike trails to try in 2017

Tommy Morrisroe

If you’re looking for some inspiration ahead of your next ride, take a look at ten of our favourite UK mountain bike trails.