The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

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.


Tips and tricks: Advice for getting started

Sarah Hodgetts
25/01/2019

Getting into cycling introduces you to a whole new world of friends, fitness and freedom – but it can also throw up a few challenges along the way. Hear from the women who have already conquered these common issues and start revolutionising your riding.

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.

Cardiff cycling guide

15/06/2017

Cycling in Wales isn’t all about mountain biking. The flat and compact capital is perfect for exploring on two wheels.

A cycling guide to Birmingham

05/06/2017
Known as one of the most multi-cultural cities in the UK, it comes as no surprise that Birmingham’s cycling culture is booming too.

A cycling guide to Glasgow

21/12/2016

With its own velodrome and cycling legend, Glasgow’s full of two-wheeled pride.

London cycling guide

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21/12/2016

The London cycling revolution is in full swing. From iconic routes to cool cafes, here are some of our highlights.

Manchester cycling guide

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20/12/2016

As the home of British Cycling and a stone’s throw from the Peak District, it’s easy to see why so many here have caught the cycling bug.

A cycling guide to Bristol

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20/12/2016

Whether ambling along the waterside, exploring off-road trails or just getting from A to B, few places are as geared up for bikes as Bristol.

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