The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Operation Tulip: Breeze ride to Amsterdam

Vanessa Brooks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Breeze to light up Newcastle for International Women’s Day

Nina Jensen

We caught up with Nina Jensen, one of our Breeze Champions from Newcastle, ahead of a special UV bike ride in the city to mark International Women’s Day.

Still lapping everyone on the couch

Becki Morris

With the new This Girl Can TV ad about to air, British Cycling’s Women’s Cycling Project Manager looks back on the success of the initiative so far – and where it can go from here.

Breeze Champion Sara leads the way

Sara Braidwood

Sara Braidwood is leading her 300th Breeze ride this weekend in Merseyside. We caught up with her ahead of reaching the milestone to find out about her experiences with Breeze.