Sunshine and cycling in Nottingham

It’s hot, isn’t it? The words of almost every single rider, as HSBC UK City Ride rolled in to Nottingham yesterday for the second event of the summer. At 31 degrees, the city spent much of the weekend basking in temperatures hotter than New York, Nairobi and New Delhi, but even that couldn’t deter the […]

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Joanna Rowsell Shand joins HSBC UK Breeze

British Cycling’s Women’s Project Manager, Becki Morris, is delighted that the double Olympic champion has committed to helping get even more women into cycling for fun and fitness. The success of HSBC UK Breeze, the biggest programme ever to get more women riding bikes for fun and fitness, is built on the enthusiasm and commitment […]

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Joanna Rowsell Shand – becoming a Breeze Champion

    Upon announcing my retirement in March, I didn’t want to walk away from cycling completely and was quite looking forward to simply riding my bike for fun. My husband, also an ex-professional cyclist, enjoys coming out on the bike with me, but he can’t resist a bit of racing up the hills! His […]

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Behind the scenes with Team Breeze

In 2016, British Cycling announced the launch of a new women’s cycling team, offering young female endurance riders from the Great Britain Cycling Team’s senior academy the opportunity to race consistently on the road and track in some of Europe’s biggest competitions. The team is supported by HSBC UK Breeze, the biggest national programme aimed […]

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A picture paints a thousand words…

Horns honking, bubbles blowing and wheels whirling can only mean one thing… HSBC UK City Ride! Yesterday I was in Southampton for the third HSBC UK City Ride of the summer and the atmosphere was electric. It was great to see thousands of riders donning their high vis bibs and taking to the traffic-free streets […]

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