The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

The Road to Sydney's Invictus Games

From “I didn’t think it would go anywhere” to the Invictus Games, Sarah Robinson surpassed her expectations when she took up cycling.

National Champion Helen Wyman is determined to get more young women to access cycle sport

Sarah Hodgetts
20/12/2018

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.

Keep the kids entertained this Christmas

Sarah Hodgetts
16/12/2018

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!).

Be One in a Million!

Sarah Hodgetts
05/12/2018

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!

6 things you didn’t know about being a track Cyclist by Joanna Rowsell Shand

Joanna Shand
01/11/2018

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.


5 reasons why Monchique is the hottest destination for cycling clubs

Jonathan Butt
01/11/2018

Finding a destination that meets the expectations of everyone in your cycling club can be tough. Organising the booking can be even tougher. Whether you’re looking for great climbs, luxury accommodation, bars and restaurants or scenic views, you’ll find Monchique is the place for you.

Calling all thrill seekers: Top 5 adventure-filled cycling holidays

Jonathan Butt
10/10/2018

From epic downhills to off road mountain biking, you’ll never be short of entertainment on a cycling holiday. Find out where you need to travel to experience the ultimate adventure-filled cycling trips yourself.

Top 5 Climbs in Europe by LoveVelo

Tom Millington
11/09/2018

If you’re feeling confident and looking for a new cycling challenge, check out Love Velo’s top 5 climbs and conquer some of the most famous roads in Europe.

Bev Graham completes the challenge of a lifetime

Tom Millington
06/07/2018

Inspirational Stevenage cyclist Bev Graham, this week completed her epic 4,200-mile ride around Britain’s coastline.

The five most popular cycling holiday destinations for families

Jonathan Butt
30/05/2018

Another unpredictable British summer is just around the corner which means the annual decision has to be made: take your chances in the UK or grab the swimming trunks and head for the sun? To make your life easier, here are the top five most popular cycling holiday destinations for you and your family.

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