The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Summer Bingo

01/07/2019

There’s nothing quite like going for a family bike ride in the summer sun. We’ve packaged up the perfect free day out for all to enjoy. 

Spring Bingo!

With Spring on our doorstep and the Easter holidays around the corner, are you looking for exciting ways to keep the family active? We have just the thing...

Going on a bike ride? Our best tips before you set off

Sarah Lewis
14/03/2019

A guide on how to check your bike and what to take with you. All that’s left is for you to pedal!

Discover the best places to ride with our safe cycle routes

Sarah Hodgetts
22/02/2019

You’ve got your bike and are ready to ride, but might need a bit of help finding cycling routes. Together with local experts we have put together some of the safest cycling routes around so that you can focus on enjoying them.


The joys of traffic-free cycling

Sarah Hodgetts
22/01/2019

Cycling doesn’t just take place on the road; there are loads of places you can get out for a spin to build fitness, gain confidence and have fun.

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.

How to find family-friendly cycle routes

Matt Rudd
01/03/2018

For family fun, try a traffic-free cycle route at the weekend. Here are our tips on finding one that goes with a swing.

10 great canal and river rides

Tommy Morrisroe
12/02/2018

The UK’s traffic-free waterways offer plenty of great opportunities for cycling. Here are 10 great routes to get you started.

How to use a Cycle Routes GPX file

Matt Rudd
31/01/2018

Find out how using a GPX cycle route file could help you plan your next cycling adventure!

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