The Love to Ride Blog

Creating a more bike friendly world

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Nightriders > Get ready for Winter Wheelers

It’s that time of year again: the nights have been drawing in gradually, then the clocks go back and all of a sudden it’s pitch dark at home time. Being prepared to ride in the dark and/or poor weathe...

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Super successful #CycleSeptember

THANK YOU to everyone who got on a bike to make this year's Cycle September such a huge success! It’s the third national workplace cycling competition we’ve run and it was the biggest and best so far.

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Biketober is coming!

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Love to Ride UniCycle – The Genius of Two Wheels

We’re really excited to be launching a new Department for Transport-funded pilot project with NUS and the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC). We’re working with eight univer...

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Cycle September is here!

Cycle September – the main event of our Year of the Bike – kicked off last Friday. As of Monday 4 September, we’ve already had 7,000 people log a ride – a phenomenal start that puts us well on track t...

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Bike Week Kicks Off A Bumper Summer Of Cycling!

Bike Week was very well timed this year; the 200th anniversary of the first ever bike ride fell on Monday 12 June. To celebrate this momentous occasion we invited everyone in the UK to Give the Gift o...

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Happy Birthday Biking!

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Guest Post: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Tell Cyclehoop How Much They Love to Ride!

 Thanks to our friends from Cyclehoop for this great post from one of the 2016 National Cycle Challenge winners

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"Your employees are the people who make you win" Dave Ulrich

Daniel O'Connell from the Brighton Housing Trust recently published this great post about their fantastic effort in the Brighton & Hove Cycle Challenge on LinkedIn. He's kindly agreed for us to sh...

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#WinterWheelers - a Wheely Big Success!

Riding in Winter can be one of the most rewarding and beautiful times to get on your bike. Whether it's enjoying the crisp, winter sun on a weekend ride or attacking puddles on a wet commute to work, ...

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Webinar - Lessons from 70,000 riders

Curious what lessons can be learned from 70,000 new, occasional, and regular riders from across the UK?

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2017 is Year of the Bike

200 Years ago... In 1817, the first verifiable bicycle was born. In 2017, we’re celebrating the 200th birthday of the bicycle with the ‘Year of the Bike’. In participating regions, a calendar of event...

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