The Let’s Ride Blog

Updates, ideas and inspiration from the team at British Cycling

Picking the right cycle route for you: British Cycling routes explained

Ben Scott
14/08/2019

You’re ready to cycle one of our British Cycling Routes, but you want to be sure you pick the right one. This article will make sure you choose a place to ride that suits you. 

Our Top 5 Cycling Holidays for Couples

16/07/2019

Cycling through luscious landscapes with your loved one can create special memories unique to any other activity. No where will you find the opportunity for a joint adventure that can be tailored to your tastes in an abundance of stunning locations than on a bike. Whether you are both keen cyclists, or simply want to dive into something new, the joys and freedom of cycling will certainly offer an experience of a lifetime.

Car Rental Tips for Summer Trips

11/07/2019

Planning a family staycation this year? Or perhaps you fancy venturing further afield for your next cycling adventure? We’ve teamed up with Thrifty UK to offer some top tips and gather some magnificent locations for cyclists of all abilities to visit this summer. Get the lowdown below!

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. 

Why we’re supporting this year’s Clean Air Day

14/06/2019

This year British Cycling is proud to be supporting Global Action Plan’s Clean Air Day, which takes place on Thursday 20 June.

Managing a healthy cycling habit

17/05/2019

Chris, a 35-year-old analyst living in Meriden in the West Midlands, has struggled with mental health issues for most of his life - admitting that he was “in denial for a long time”. He didn’t seek help until his early twenties after a break up, but even then, early diagnoses of obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety – which developed into an eating disorder – missed the mark. To him, a more recent diagnosis of autism “makes more sense”.

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

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...

Making Cycling Better for Women

18/03/2019

In 2013, 525,000 women were cycling regularly in the UK.

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!

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