The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Going on a bike ride? Our best tips before you set off

Sarah Lewis
14/03/2019

How to check your bike, and what to take with you. All that’s left is for you to peddle

Top tips for leaving the car at home

Sarah Hodgetts
13/02/2019

This year we’re proud to be supporting the Climate Coalition’s #ShowTheLove campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the ways in which all of us can do our bit to help tackle climate change and protect the places, people and sports we love.

Tips and tricks: Advice for getting started

Sarah Hodgetts
25/01/2019

Getting into cycling introduces you to a whole new world of friends, fitness and freedom – but it can also throw up a few challenges along the way. Hear from the women who have already conquered these common issues and start revolutionising your riding.

Christmas Gift Guide for Kids

Sarah Hodgetts
06/12/2018

This year we are giving Father Christmas a helping hand, with a simple guide to the very best gifts for a young rider. 

How to choose the right bike for you

Admin Website
21/12/2016

The wealth of different biking options can be daunting, but we’ve narrowed down the basic options to help you get your cycling journey off to a flying start...

Where to start with bike maintenance

Admin Website
20/12/2016

You don’t need to learn everything all at once to keep your bike running well – focus on a section at a time and you’ll soon have a good understanding of how it all works.

​Make it personal: give your bike some colour and comfort

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20/12/2016

Whether you’re after tailor-made comfort, or just making your machine stand out from the crowd, we’ve got some great ideas for personalising your bike.

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