Love to Ride gets more people riding bikes this May in Cambridge and Peterborough

April 6, 2023

We are a friendly, fun, online community with one simple mission: to get more people riding bikes, and are available completely for free for riders in Cambridge and Peterborough!

This May is Bike Month Challenge, which is organised by Love to Ride. It’s a fun, free, campaign which encourages and supports people to ride bikes. We are encouraging all workplaces across the local area to get involved and there are prizes up for grabs too.

At a time when environmental issues, wellness, and money saving are an important factor for many, there has never been a better time to ride a bike.

Last year, 47,819 riders and 7,829 workplaces took part in the Bike Month Challenge, and this year we’re hoping to push those numbers even higher!

What is the Bike Month Challenge?

It’s a fun, friendly bike challenge with a bit of friendly competition for workplaces. Participation is key – the workplaces that get the highest percentage of their staff riding bikes will top the leaderboards. There are lots of prizes up for grabs for individual riders, from new bike gear to £2,000 cash!

What if you’re new to riding?

To join the challenge, it doesn’t matter if you ride every day or if you haven’t been on a bike in years. The folks at Love to Ride are behaviourchange experts who have refined their approach by helping people worldwide get into biking. Love to Ride has lots of resources to help people ride out with confidence, including a range of Tips articles and Quick Courses.

There are so many benefits to be enjoyed from riding a bike, and the Bike Month Challenge is about embracing each and every one of them, such as:

⚡️ Supercharged physical health – even a 10-minute bike ride will boost your immune system, improve cardiovascular health, and help you live longer

🧠 Improved mental health – riding a bike is a mindful activity that promotes the release of endorphins and can reduce the causes of depression

🧡 Reduced stress and anxiety – biking can calm the mind, improve self-confidence, and elevate your mood

🌍 Protecting the planet – reduce your carbon footprint by leaving the car at home

💰 Saving money – cut down on transport costs and car maintenance

Getting involved with the Bike Month Challenge is easy, just go to to create your free profile and register for the challenge. There’s a Love to Ride app for iOS, too (Android coming soon)! It’s available to download here.

Elevate your energy, axe your anxiety, protect the planet, and heighten your happiness with Love to Ride!

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