The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

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!

Operation Tulip: Breeze ride to Amsterdam

Vanessa Brooks
12/04/2017

Last weekend, our Breeze group in Stevenage set sail on a five day cycling trip to Amsterdam and back. Here’s Vanessa’s diary of the weekend.

My cycling life: Hayley Squires

Hayley Squires
06/04/2017

A chance meeting with a colleague reintroduced Hayley to ‘the wonderful world of cycling’, and took her from couch potato to century rider. This is her story.

This Girl Can cycle: Grace joins a Breeze ride

Samantha Neville
06/04/2017

Two years ago Grace became an inspiration to women as one of the faces of This Girl Can. Watch what happened when we asked Grace to join us on a Breeze bike ride...

Great sportives for women in 2017

Thomas Turner
24/03/2017

This year HSBC UK Breeze has teamed up with nine sportives in a bid to encourage more women to take part in challenge rides. Which one takes your fancy?

How Mum inspired me to become a Breeze Champion

Hattie Turner
21/03/2017

In celebration of Mother’s Day we spoke to Hattie, who was inspired to train as a Breeze Champion by her mum Jools.

10 reasons why cycling is better than driving

Callum O'Toole
15/03/2017

With more and more people taking up cycling, many are choosing to make shorter journeys by bike rather than by car. Here are ten benefits of swapping four wheels for two.

My cycling life: Laura completes her Breeze Champion training

Laura Orme
06/03/2017

In her latest blog, Laura reflects on her day training to join the ranks of our inspirational Breeze Champions.​

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