The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

My free wheeling adventure

Alison Hemsworth
14/10/2020

Fifteen years ago I didn’t use social media and vowed I never would. That changed and I now have Facebook to thank for my return to cycling adventure.

Community Cycling Group Focus – SJ Cycling

Imran Mamdani
28/07/2020

Increasing opportunities for cycling in the Muslim Community and Ramadhan Lockdown 5000 Mile Cycling Challenge

An Unexpected Cyclist - My Cycling Story

Rachel Williams
19/05/2020

From a non cyclist to a slightly addicted roadie. Rachel's journey from complete novice to British Cycling Coach, Breeze Champion, confident road rider and soon to be Sportive rider with lots of new friends a little weight loss along the way. 

Show January who’s boss with Breeze Through Winter

18/12/2019

We know it can be difficult to find motivation to stay active over the winter months, so we’re rewarding everyone who completes four HSBC UK Breeze rides from 1 January to 29 February.

500 Not Out for 'inspirational Yorkshire volunteer Val

Barmby Moor cyclist Val French has been described as ‘inspirational’, ‘passionate’ and ‘exceptional’ after leading her 500th HSBC UK Breeze ride for women

How coaching helped me find my fearless

Sarah Lewis
14/03/2019

Coaching is a brilliant motivator that will help you go further than you thought possible.

A simple guide to getting into women's racing

25/02/2019

Ever thought about getting into Women’s racing but been too nervous about starting out? I wrote this to show you that if I can enter a race and take part, then anyone can!

It’s never too late to get back on the bike

A surprising amount of women were keen cyclists as children but lost the love somewhere along the way to adulthood.  Jemma Nimick is just one of these women but she has restored her love for the bike, and here she shares her top tips for picking it up again!

Jenny Tough is all the inspiration you need to start adventure cycling

Sarah Hodgetts
25/01/2019

After concocting a “crazy idea” of cycling 2500km from Calgary to the Yukon  – over the Rocky mountains - a passion for adventure cycling was born!

Need some inspiration? Meet some #OneinaMillion riders

Sarah Hodgetts
25/01/2019

For some women, getting out on the bike is more than just a hobby, it's an opportunity to confront challenges.

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