My work at British Cycling: behind ‘Turning the Corner’

Campaigns Manager Martin Key explains the inspiration behind British Cycling’s Turning the Corner campaign, and how one small change to the Highway Code could make cycling safer in Britain for good. At British Cycling we like to learn from the world’s best, which is why I had the chance to visit Copenhagen a couple of […]

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My work at British Cycling: behind ‘Turning the Corner’

Campaigns Manager Martin Key explains the inspiration behind British Cycling’s Turning the Corner campaign, and how one small change to the Highway Code could make cycling safer in Britain for good. At British Cycling we like to learn from the world’s best, which is why I had the chance to visit Copenhagen a couple of […]

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My work at British Cycling: Programmes Officer Rowen

British Cycling’s Programmes Officer Rowen Ratcliffe is finding the best routes and the best leaders to get the nation cycling in 2017. I’​m part of the team working with partners and volunteers to shape and run the best ride programmes we can, to get more people out cycling. Based at British Cycling HQ in Manchester, […]

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My cycling life: London to Paris in 24 hours

There are certain rides every cyclist has on their bucket list. London-Paris has been firmly on mine for a number of years. My cycling buddy Tom and I decided we’d try to do it in 24 hours. Pourquoi pas? Fuelled by much patisserie and jambon-gruyere baguettes, our dream became a reality in May when we […]

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My cycling life: London to Paris in 24 hours

There are certain rides every cyclist has on their bucket list. London-Paris has been firmly on mine for a number of years. My cycling buddy Tom and I decided we’d try to do it in 24 hours. Pourquoi pas? Fuelled by much patisserie and jambon-gruyere baguettes, our dream became a reality in May when we […]

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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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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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