Angellica Bell

Angellica Bell
TV and radio presenter Angellica Bell is part of Cycling UK's 100 Women in Cycling 2019 for showing others that you can not only learn how to ride a bike in adulthood, but discover how epic cycling can be.

TV and radio presenter, Angellica Bell is well known for her ability to rise to the most fearsome of challenges, not least her journey to discovering cycling through 'Tour de Celeb'.

Angellica took part in Channel 5's gruelling cycling-based reality show, where she was challenged to cycle L’Etape du Tour after only eight weeks training. What made this challenge even more daunting is she had never previously ridden a bike. 

Angellica admits she never learnt to ride as a child and it was just something that she had never done as an adult. Then she covered a story for The One Show reporting on Beryl Burton, the greatest British female cyclist of all time, and was truly inspired by cycling.

So when Channel 5 suggested she take part in their epic experience, Angellica decided this was a chance to not only learn to ride, but do something she never imagined she could complete.

Thanks to that experience, cycling is now part of Angellica's life; although the distance is much more manageable, cycling is something she enjoys regularly with her family in their local park.  

I didn't want my children to grow up not knowing how to ride a bike, so learning myself meant I could share the experience with them.


Angellica believes, as a woman who learnt to ride in adulthood, that you can face your fears and build your confidence to learn how to ride a bike - no matter what age you decide to try.

What is 100 Women in Cycling?

Cycling UK’s 100 Women in Cycling is an annual list celebrating inspirational women who are encouraging others to cycle.