Love to Ride

Love to Ride run a series of different challenges throughout the year, offering prizes for workplaces and individuals, whether they are new to cycling or regular cyclists. Workplaces and employees can register on Love to Ride for some fun, free, friendly competition to see who can get the most staff to cycle. Taking part is a great opportunity to raise the profile of cycling in your organisation and remind friends, family and colleagues how enjoyable and rewarding riding a bike can be. 

Biking in the Coronavirus Era

You'll find a wealth of helpful information for new and experienced riders at

The Love to Ride Challenges

Love to Ride organise a range of challenges throughout the year that anyone can join in with. You just need to go to their website to register as an employee or organisation, or you can connect with the local Love to Ride Project Manager for Southampton and Portsmouth, Lee Reyolds, at with any questions you may have.

The next Love to Ride challenge is: 


Sign up for Cycle September - the global bike challenge

As more and more people return to the office, it’s a great time to promote active travel and help your employees commute by bike. Register your workplace for Cycle September and bring your team together to work on a common goal. It doesn’t matter if they’re in the office, working from home, working full time or part-time.

Last year over 56,000 riders from 3,215 businesses took part, and this year is going to be bigger and better. There are prizes to be won and leaderboards that are split by size and industry – so even if your team is small, you can still aim for the top spot.

Cycle September is a free, fun and engaging program that we are offering to all businesses so we can work together to achieve our health, wellness and sustainability goals. Register your business at

Why take part?

There are a bike load of reasons to participate:

  1. Achieve your cycling goals - Set goals, earn badges, cheer each other on, and enjoy some friendly rivalry with your friends, neighbours, and colleagues
  2. You want a bike-friendly world – Show your support for cycling and a healthier, happier world
  3. Win prizes - We've got some great prizes that you can win by participating in the challenges. Check out recent great prizes here!
  4. Compete on leaderboards - if a little friendly competition gets your legs cranking, then we have a host of leaderboards for you to enjoy
  5. Enjoy building community - connect with your friends, colleagues and fellow riders. Share your stories and photos and encourage each other to enjoy riding
  6. Get ready for the main event - Cycle September - the Global Bike Challenge - will see workplaces worldwide competing to see which can get the most people to try riding a bike
You can sign up as an individual, a group (of friends, social riding group, cycling club, etc.) or as a workplace. Once you've registered once you can join any of your local challenges just by logging in.

Got more questions?

Check out the frequently asked questions or if you are considering setting up a promotion in your workplace contact for guidance.