British Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling in Britain. We govern and develop the sport from grassroots participation through to supporting the riders representing Great Britain on the international stage.
Our purpose is to lead our sport and inspire our communities, and we’re fulfilling this by building on the success of our elite riders and enabling more people to discover the joys of our sport.
Our 145,000 members, 2,000 affiliated clubs, and 12,500 volunteers are at the heart of what we do and the impact we achieve.
You can read more about our strategy to 2024 here.
We are governed by a Board made up of directors who are nominated and elected by our membership and appointed independently. Our HQ and Executive Leadership Team are based at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester, however our team operate nationwide, supported by regional boards of volunteers across 10 English regions. We also work in close partnership with Scottish Cycling and Welsh Cycling, and with our international federation, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
Our work is also guided by our Discipline Commissions, who provide essential insight and knowledge to support our work develop the cycling disciplines: BMX racing, BMX freestyle park, cycle speedway, cyclo-cross, mountain bike endurance, mountain bike gravity, road and track.
We want riders of all backgrounds and abilities to have the opportunity to fulfil their cycling potential and have bold ambitions for equality, diversity and inclusion, working alongside our people, partners and external Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group. You can read our EDI strategy, Our Ride, here.
As part of our commitment to reducing the sport’s impact on the environment, we are one founding signatories of the UCI’s Climate Action Charter and are currently developing our first Net Zero strategy.
Our purpose is to lead our sport and inspire our communities, and we’re fulfilling this by building on the success of our elite riders and enabling more people to discover the joys of our sport. You can read more about our strategy to 2024 here.