The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Five hot tips for cycling in the heat

Lynn Gallagher
03/08/2017

When the sun shines, it’s all too tempting to just grab your bike and go. But check out our top five tips for staying safe in the summer sun. 

Diane tackles her first fifty miler

Diane Elizabeth Gollop
04/07/2017

In the sixth instalment of our sportives series we hear from Diane Gollop, who last week took part in the White Rose Classic sportive with her daughter Liz. 

Joanna Rowsell Shand – becoming a Breeze Champion

Joanna Shand
21/06/2017

From Olympic Champion to Breeze Champion, Joanna Rowsell Shand shares her experience of becoming a qualified ride leader with HSBC UK Breeze. 

Jacinta’s crash course in riding clipless

Jacinta Jolly
20/06/2017

In the fifth part of our sportive series, Jacinta Jolly takes the plunge and tries riding clipless in preparation for the Tour d’Arts Alive sportive.

Behind the scenes with Team Breeze

Samantha Neville
20/06/2017

Come behind the scenes at the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre and get to know Team Breeze as the young female riders train to compete on road and track.

Joanna Rowsell Shand joins HSBC UK Breeze

Becki Morris
20/06/2017

Becki Morris is delighted that the double Olympic champion has committed to helping get even more women into cycling for fun and fitness.

Everyday heroes, and why we need them

Becki Morris
19/06/2017

Becki Morris, British Cycling’s Women’s Project Manager shares the importance of everyday role models and why we need them now, more than ever.

My cycling life: London to Paris in 24 hours

Robbie George
14/06/2017

There are some rides every cyclist has on their bucket list. But could British Cycling’s Education Officer Robbie George make London to Paris in 24 hours? And would there be any cakes left in France by the end of the ride?

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.

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