BBC Sport - Get Inspired: Daniella on preparing for her first ever cycling sportive

"Cycling takes my mind off school work!"

Daniella signed up to Prudential RideLondon to take her weekend cycle around the local park to the next level and have a goal to work towards in her final year of school before going on to university to study events management and business entrepreneurship.

She is training with best friend Aaliyah who will be joining the boys in the 100 mile ride. Although she hasn't quite got used to the bike yet, she is enjoying training and looking forward to the day. She really enjoyed meeting Bradley Wiggins and said that the ride had given her a chance to do something she never would have considered doing before.

COVERAGE: Watch more inspirational stories in the coverage of Ride London 2016 and on the BBC Sport website, on 30-31 July.

Inspired to get back on your bike? Take a look at this handy guide to find ways to get into cycling.

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