New Year Resolutions: How to Stick to Cycling in 2024

Happy New Year everybody! As we flip the calendar to 2024, it’s the perfect time for new beginnings, fresh goals, and resolutions that make us the best version of ourselves. Yet, we know the cycle… How many times have we pledged to hit the gym every day, only to find ourselves slipping back into old habits by February?

But fear not, this year, we’re here to talk about a resolution that’s both achievable and enjoyable: keeping active & healthy through cycling.

Blog Template Single Images 1 - Reid ® - New Year Resolutions: How to Stick to Cycling in 2024

Every January, millions of us vow to get in shape to prioritize our health and well-being. Yet, maintaining these resolutions often becomes an uphill battle. But what if we told you that cycling could be the solution you’ve been searching for? It’s not just a workout; it’s a lifestyle, a daily activity that seamlessly integrates into your routine and keeps you on track towards your fitness goals.

Let’s dive into some smooth and manageable ways to prioritise a healthier lifestyle in 2024 through cycling, and how to stick with it throughout the year!


One of the simplest and most effective ways to incorporate cycling into your life is by riding to work. Imagine swapping your regular commute for a refreshing bike ride. It spares you the frustrations of rush-hour traffic and gives you an enjoyable way to travel. The best part? It’s a workout without even feeling like one! Cycling to work isn’t just about reaching your workplace; it’s about kickstarting your day the healthy way.

1 - Reid ® - New Year Resolutions: How to Stick to Cycling in 2024


Another quick and easy way to integrate cycling into your daily routine is by using a bike to run errands with. Whether it’s a grocery run, picking up dry cleaning, or visiting a friend nearby, cycling adds a healthy twist to your daily chores. Not only does it improve your fitness, but it also reduces traffic congestion and your carbon footprint, contributing to a healthier environment. Sometimes, traveling short distances on a bike can even be quicker than taking the car too.

2 - Reid ® - New Year Resolutions: How to Stick to Cycling in 2024


To add more enjoyment and longevity to your resolution, incorporate leisurely bike rides as often as possible. You could explore nearby trails, scenic routes, or simply cruise around your local town. It’s a great way to relax and have fun while staying active. By making cycling enjoyable, you’re more likely to keep doing it. It will be easier to stick to, helping you stay committed to your health and fitness goals throughout 2024.

3 - Reid ® - New Year Resolutions: How to Stick to Cycling in 2024


Cycling doesn’t have to be something you do alone; it can be a community-driven adventure! Group rides often offer diverse routes, scenic trails, and sometimes themed or charity-based rides, adding variety and excitement to your cycling calendar.

On days when the couch seems tempting, knowing that there’s a group waiting for a ride can be that extra push you need. Plus, when you witness others achieving their cycling milestones or conquering new routes, it fuels your determination to push your own boundaries. Start by exploring online cycling communities on platforms like Facebook where groups often organize and announce rides. You could also reach out to local bike shops—they’re hubs of cycling information and might even host their own rides.

4 - Reid ® - New Year Resolutions: How to Stick to Cycling in 2024

The key to a successful resolution is simplicity and consistency. Often, it’s the small, daily habits that make the most significant results. By diversifying your cycling experience and making it part of your lifestyle, you not only stay active, but you also create an engaging routine that keeps you excited about cycling throughout the year.

So, as we step into the New Year, let’s embrace the opportunity to make positive, sustainable changes. Be sure to tag us (@reidbikes) in photos of the awesome places you take your bike this year! We’re excited to see your 2024 Reid adventures!

Back to blog