HSBC UK Breeze – British Cycling’s programme to get more women out cycling - has become a very big part of my life over the last few years.
I was on a year traveling Australia in 2014 when I bought my very first road bike. At the time I was also around 30kg heavier than I am today. But as soon as I got on that bike I loved it.
So much so that she has spearheaded a project to fund the entry of 100 female riders for the forthcoming HSBC UK | National Cyclo-cross Championships.
Just like any school holiday, it can be easy to find yourself with a little down time over the Christmas break – even amongst the endless family visits, must-see films and present opening. We’ve got ideas for your family to add a little cycling magic to the festive season (and burn off a few extra calories!).
Support our Women's Campaign and tell us your story!
Whether the story is yours, or about someone who’s inspired you, we all have a story to tell, and British Cycling want to hear yours to encourage more women to feel safe and confident in the saddle and inspired to ride!
Ahead of the Tissot UCI Track World Cup in London this December, we got the inside scoop on what it really involves being a elite track cyclist from two-time Olympic champion and Breeze Champion Joanna Rowsell Shand.