The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Let's Ride with Her Spirit

Joanne Rea

We are delighted to announce that Her Spirit has teamed with British Cycling to launch a new digital cycling club exclusively for women. As passionate cyclists, we recognise that cycling hasn't always been as accessible to women as it should be. Our goal is to change that.

Theo Takes on an Epic 28-Mile Ride in the Mud

Francis Twizell

From a two-year-old riding on the back of his mum's bike to a determined nine-year-old tackling a 28-mile muddy trail, Theo's journey show how everyone can join in with Let's Ride!

Meet Tim, British Cycling Ride Leader

Francis Twizell

Tim Whitaker has been leading rides throughout South Yorkshire and the Peak District with us since 2019. We asked Tim a series of questions to understand why he enjoys being a volunteer leader and part of the Let's Ride community.

Five tips for riding through winter as a Family

Hannah Lancaster

Here are our top tips for riding as a family throughout the winter months, so you can all beat the colder temperatures, and can continue to have fun spending time together on your bikes.

Cyclists' top tips for using OS Maps

Helen Newman

Cycling can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels and getting started can be as easy as picking up a second-hand bike and taking a ride around your local area. There are thousands of fantastic cycling routes just waiting to be explored. Our friends at Ordnance Survey offer some top tips for using OS Maps to find new cycling routes near you and make the most of your time outdoors.

Planting 2,000+ trees thanks to winter group riding

From January through to 10 March we set the challenge of completing at least four Breeze and/or Guided Rides as part of Let's Ride Through Winter 2022 - and riders well and truly stepped up despite the cold, dark and dampness!

Our ride classification guide

Breeze and Guided Rides are categorised into ‘easygoing’, ‘steady’ and ‘challenging’. This guide will help you decide which is best for you.

Let's Ride: Website FAQs

Whether you're using the site for the first time or need a reminder on how to complete a task, check out these frequently asked questions for help using the Let's Ride website to book, manage or cancel rides.

How to create your own Muc-Off upcycled mudguard

Lucy Cranmer

Step up your DIY game with a Muc-Off Upcycled Mudguard!

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