The Love to Ride Blog

Creating a more bike friendly world

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Drive Less, Bike More - let's switch cars for handlebars more often

Did you know that in the United States, nearly 50 percent of trips taken by car are under three miles and 35 percent are under two miles? These are short trips that when taken by bike instead of by ca...

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Site Updates - Get up to Speed

You may not see them much, but our wonderful Product Team is constantly working away behind the scenes to improve and develop the Love to Ride platform. This past year we’ve seen some big, beautiful u...

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The powerful persuasion of peer encouragement; a look at the WSP encourager prize draw

The 2022 Aotearoa Bike Challenge saw 32,992 people sign up to ride in the February challenge - another widely successful event for the challenge now in its 6th consecutive year.  One of the most succe...

Team Love to Ride Took on a Challenge

This February, we took our rider challenge framework and flipped it on its head - by challenging ourselves. We each set a goal for transportation trips on our Love to ride profiles and had the whole o...

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The Cost of Living & the Benefits of Biking

The cost of living is increasing globally. With international supplies of oil and gas selling at record prices, transportation and private vehicle usage cost increases are being felt by everyone. You ...

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10 Love to Ride programs

Changing people’s behavior is complex work and takes time. Thankfully, The Love to Ride team has been figuring out how to change people's bike riding behavior for more than 20 years now! We’ve pulled ...

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The Beca Sustainable Traveller Badge - a tool to encourage more transportation trips!

As part of the 2022 Aotearoa Bike Challenge, the most successful bike riding behaviour change program of its kind in the world, we were excited to partner with the carbon committed folks at Beca to la...

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How we’re getting more people engaged for the Bike Month Challenge UK

We know that great engagement is key to the success of a big biking campaign like the Bike Month Challenge. Here are 4 things that we do here at Love to Ride to engage more people: 1. Make it Social (...

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32,992 people registered to ride in the Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2022

Each February, we ran the Aotearoa Bike Challenge in New Zealand and 2022 was another hugely successful campaign.  Occurring amidst some of the most rigid COVID 19 movement restrictions in New Zealand...

Bike Month Tips: Engaging Co-workers

Want to get more of your co-workers riding and smiling during Bike Month. Our CEO, Thomas, shares some of his top tips gathered over 20 years of running biking encouragement programs. Watch the 9-minu...

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How we work with cities and regions to get more people engaged in Bike Month

Here are 4 things that we do here at Love to Ride to engage more people in our Bike Month campaigns: 1. Make it Social (check out our blog on teams challenges) Humans are social creatures. Our program...

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Our partnership with The Bikeability Trust

We've teamed up with The Bikeability Trust to help more people fall in love with cycling.

Interested in working together? Get in touch.