According to British Cycling, millions of people cycle now in the UK each week and Britain has established itself as one of the most successful cycling nations in the world. The British Cycling team athletes, their dedication to the sport and an incredible run of successes at world-renowned events such as the Olympics and Tour de France, have inspired countless people to get into the saddle. Are you one of those people inspired to get back on your bike? Keen to check it out for yourself but unsure where to start? Here’s our guide to road cycling for complete beginners and our tips for getting out on the road.