The Love to Ride Blog

Creating a more bike friendly world

Intentions beyond September

Year in, year out the Love to Ride team delivers Cycle September, our global workplace biking challenge. With a particular focus on recruiting businesses, this friendly competition gives them an oppor...

Devon County Council - behaviour change in action

Love to Ride has worked with Devon County Council to get more people on bikes since 2016. Over the past 5 years, individuals and organizations in Devon have clocked up more than 8-million miles, encou...

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A Bike Ride a Day

Over the last 3 years, we’ve delivered the New South Wales Workplace Bike Challenge with the NSW Ministry of Health’s ‘Get Healthy at Work’ team. The program has delivered measurable results encouragi...

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Engaging 24,791 New Zealanders to ride!

In February 2021, Love to Ride worked with the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to deliver its fifth national Aotearoa Bike Challenge and encouraged thousands more New Zealanders to ride a bike, with 2...

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8 million miles and counting

Client: Atlanta Regional Commission Est: 2014 Over 9 Love to Ride campaigns and 7 years of the Atlanta Bike Challenge the Atlanta Regional Commission has achieved some impressive results: 8,043,753 mi...

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Rider's Stories - April 2021

At Love to Ride we have one mission: to get more people riding bikes. One of our favorite things is hearing inspiring stories, direct from our riders. The Love to Ride Stories feed is the best place t...

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Community, Connection and Covid

When the pandemic hit Aussie shores in 2020, like everyone else, we weren’t sure how hard we would have to brace for impact. Whilst we’ve been lucky to escape the worst of it, for much of 2020, like e...

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Run an Effective and Safe Bike Month Program in 2021

While many local Bike Month programs and events were cancelled last year, cities with Love to Ride programs saw some of their best ever results. From Madison with a 15% increase to San Diego who saw a...

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Bike Month and Beyond webinar

In this webinar we focus on virtual engagement success stories, tips, and ideas to boost biking program engagement all year long. 

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Love to Ride Southampton - taking a peek at progress

In many ways, Love to Ride Southampton is typical of a first-year Love to Ride behaviour change project. A city where, over the years, various infrastructure development and traffic calming measures h...

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Does Why You Ride Depend on Where You Live? The Results Might Surprise You...

The month of September 2018 was a career highlight for me as we brought the inaugural Love to Ride challenge to Brisbane, my birth town. I had no doubt that a city as progressive as Brisbane (no bias ...

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Atlanta, Georgia Case Study Video

In the video, the Atlanta Regional Commission (the local MPO) and the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition (local bicycle advocacy organization) talk about their experiences of running a Bike Challenge and the r...

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