The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Katie Butler's Top Tips for taking up Cycling

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. 

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.

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.


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.

Bev’s big Breeze adventure

27/04/2018

Breeze Champion Bev Graham is taking on a huge challenge – and she’s spreading the word about HSBC UK Breeze while she does it.

Breeze beyond barriers

Mel Nicholls
15/03/2018

Newly qualified Breeze Champion – and two-time Paralympian – Mel Nicholls describes the journey leading to her first ride, and how it went.

Manon Carpenter: my mum’s inspiring HSBC UK Breeze journey

Manon Carpenter
08/03/2018

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Breeze Ambassador and former downhill mountain bike World Champion Manon Carpenter reflects on her mum’s cycling journey with Breeze. 

My cycling life: Wendy Hartshorne

Wendy Hartshorne
05/03/2018

Riding through tough times: Wendy Hartshorne from Newport in Shropshire shares her cycling story with us following the passing of her beloved partner, Ian. 

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