The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

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.

Liz’s 60km sportive training plan

Liz Evans
21/04/2017

Breeze Champion Liz Evans takes on the Hemel Hillbuster sportive on Sunday. This week we caught up with Liz to find out more about her training.

10 great canal and river rides

Tommy Morrisroe
20/04/2017

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.

Sofa to sportive with HSBC UK Breeze and Welsh Cycling

Rebecca Morgan-Ransom
19/04/2017

Welsh Cycling's Rebecca Morgan-Ransom introduces us to the women undertaking a six month training plan to take on the country’s largest closed-road cycling sportive.

How to use a Cycle Routes GPX file

Matt Rudd
13/04/2017

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

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