The Love to Ride Blog

Creating a more bike friendly world

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Lord Mayor Receives Mayoral Bicycle Ahead of Sheffield Charity Ride

Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid has taken his first ride on his new mayoral bike and vowed to encourage his fellow citizens to get on their bikes too. “There are hundreds of benefits of cycling. I...

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Spring into the saddle for 2018

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Sheffield Urban CX > A Unique Series For All Abilities

Love to Ride South Yorkshire is delighted to be supporting the fantastic Sheffield Urban CX series this year. Find out more - and how you can win a series entry - below.

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Ride to Work Week Winner Rides Away a Whistler from JE James

South Yorkshire’s Love to Ride programme saw its first prizewinner of 2018 when Ross Hall from Plusnet landed a £750 mountain bike.

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Beat the Elements > How to Bike Through the Beast from the East

There's some pretty heavy snow and very cold weather across the UK right now. With a little preparation there's no need to let the weather stop you biking to work - or anywhere else for that matter! H...

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Dr Dave On Why Riding to Work Makes You Lucky

Dave Lehane, a Love to Ride Champion at Page Hall Medical Centre in Sheffield, tells us why riding to work has made him lucky

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University of Worcester launches innovative bike share scheme

One of the Country’s largest city-wide electric bike (e-bike) share schemes will launch in Worcester today (February 12), thanks to a partnership between local organisations.

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A Dad's Tale

We're delighted to welcome to the Love to Ride CityConnect team a brand new cycling ambassador. Since engaging with Love to Ride CityConnect when we launched in 2016, Rich 'Wozzy' Warren has been one ...

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'Lapsed cyclist' Becky sets sights on Hopetech Women’s Enduro

Becky Cumberworth still remembers the magical moment when she learned to ride a bike. “I was furious with my mother for letting go!” she said. “But then I realised I was riding on my own… it was a won...

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Love to Riders Reminisce about Transcontinental Triumph

As registrations opened recently for the 2018 Transcontinental Race, two Love to Ride South Yorkshire members from Sheffield reflected on becoming the first ever women’s pair to finish the 2,500 mile ...

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Taking cycling seriously at the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield won Cycle September in 2017 and they're aiming to replicate their staff's success with students this year through the DfT-funded Love to Ride/NUS Sustainability project, Un...

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How to be a Champion for Cycling

This post gives some advice about how to be an effective Cycling Champion at your workplace and shares some insights from one of our successful Champions in 2017, Ross from the Open University in Milt...

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