Happy Christmas from Ride Vélo!

It seems that cyclists love Christmas! Twitter, Facebook and the internet have been bombarded by Christmas messages, videos and pictures from everyday cyclists as well as the professionals.  As we wish you a Happy Christmas from Ride Vélo we bring you a selection of some of our favourites.

They love their bikes in Portland Oregon. They're not averse to a bit of off-the-wall humour too. Who would have thought of combining Father Christmas, a kilt, unicycle, bagpipes, flames and Game of Thrones theme tune?

Team Sky attempted to lighten up their woes with this Project Christmas video where they prepare for "the biggest ride of the year."

Chris Froome tweeted a picture of his outfit, declaring he was "ready to go!"

Meanwhile pro mountain bike freerider, Chris Smith, helped out Endura with this video.

UCI have posted this great round up of the year's World Champions across all disciplines.

Team One Pro went on a training ride in their Christmas hats.

Nairo Quintana and friends from Movistar found another way to light up your Christmas.

Sean Kelly crashed into a wild boar on a training ride in Spain last week. He looks more at home here in his native Ireland.

There was a festive bike ride through London on 22nd:

Although IBike London offered an alternative kind of ride that looked rather scary.

Frankly, this was more what we had in mind:

And, just because you ride a bike doesn't mean you can't bring the tree home with you.

Dave Walker brought some humour and Christmas spirit into our day with this.

Although, sadly, it seems that not everyone shares his sentiments as shown by Widnes Police who reminded everyone that, "Remember when Christmas shopping that the town centre is a no cycling zone."

But, hailing from Ride Vélo's very own home town, the Brighton and Hove Cycling Campaign posted this happy message to leave us with plenty of festive cheer. Happy Christmas to all our readers! Look out for our range of products that will be available to buy online from our website in the New Year.