The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Nina’s guide to hill climbing

Nina Jensen
12/06/2017

In the fourth part of our sportives series, Nina Jensen shares her top tips for tackling the climbs of the Haydon Hundred.

Three cycling artists you’ve probably seen but not heard of

Matt Rudd
09/06/2017

Matt Rudd looks at how cycling and art have a lot in common, and shares work by some of his favourite cycling artists.

Six things to look out for during the Women’s Tour

Lynn Gallagher
07/06/2017

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour returns for a third year today. Whether you’re watching at home or out on the road, here are six things to look out for.

Helena’s 70 mile sportive

Helena Bowman
06/06/2017

In the third part of our sportives series, we caught up with Helena Bowman as she tackled the Belles of Belvoir 70 miler.

Meet award-winning Ride Leader Junaid

Lynn Gallagher
01/06/2017

To mark Volunteers’ week 2017, we’re speaking to some of our volunteers who have been recognised for their achievements. Here is Ride Leader Junaid’s story. 

How to find family-friendly cycle routes

Matt Rudd
25/05/2017

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

Susan’s top sportive tips

Susan Dowling
19/05/2017

After taking on her first sportive at 55, Susan caught the bug and is this Sunday riding the Mersea May event. Here are her top tips.

My cycling life: Keri Bramford-Hale

Keri Bramford-Hale
04/05/2017

After struggling with depression, Keri turned to cycling as a way of trying to improve her mental health. This is her story. 

Help us celebrate 25 years of the pink ribbon

Becki Morris
03/05/2017

We’re delighted to be working with Breast Cancer Care to celebrate 25 years of the famous Pink Ribbon.

What to look out for during the Tour de Yorkshire

Helen Webster
24/04/2017

As the Tour de Yorkshire returns, British Cycling’s Helen Webster looks back at where it all began, and what we can expect from this year’s action-packed event.

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