Welcome to our news section. This is the place to find the latest news, information and updates about cycling in Greater Manchester. If there's something we need to include, let us know.
The Big Bike Revival - Summer of Cycling8 July 2016
It's time to get that unused bike out of the shed, fixed up and back on the road for a fantastic summer of cycling! click here to find out more.
Gear up for March with Women on Wheels29 February 2016
Women across Greater Manchester are being encouraged to get on their bikes next month with series of female-friendly cycling events across the region. Click here to find out more.
Free bike boost for Greater Manchester jobseekers29 January 2016
Hundreds of free bikes are ready to be handed over to Greater Manchester’s jobseekers to help them start 2016 with a new career. Click here to find out more.
Women on Wheels 201617 December 2015
Did you know that there are currently four male cyclists for every female cyclist commuting to work in the UK, despite an increase in the overall number of people getting on their bike on a regular basis? Click here to find out more.
Keeping your hands warm on the bike20 November 2015
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Challenge champions Atkins rule on a diet of cycling trips13 November 2015
Sheer pedal power from a team of work colleagues has seen them hailed the cycling stars of Greater Manchester. Click here to find out more.
New cycle hub opens for Altrincham5 November 2015
An impressive new cycle hub opens today at Altrincham Interchange, the last piece of the jigsaw at the redeveloped transport facility. Click here to find out more.
Cycling poster stars celebrated at campaign finish line23 October 2015
A campaign which aimed to get more people out and about on their bikes has been celebrated as its summer drive comes to an end. Click here to find out more.
Women-only Cycle Maintenance starter courses12 October 2015
In addition to our regular free Cycle Maintenance starter courses, we’re running four sessions for women only, starting this month. The city centre courses will give you the knowledge to check your bike is safe to ride and the skills to cope if you have a problem while out and about. Click on the dates below to find out more and register now!
Sat 24 Oct: 10am – 12pmSat 21 Nov: 10am – 12 pmSat 12 Dec: 10am – 12pmSat 23 Jan: 10am – 12pm
Join a Family Cycling session this October half term9 October 2015
Do you want to get your family cycling but need some advice before you take the next step? This October half term we’re running eight cycling sessions across Greater Manchester for families who are new to cycling and need a bit of a steer before saddling up. Click here to find out more.
Oxford Road is gearing up to “Go Dutch”24 September 2015
A piece of Holland is coming to Oxford Road, with Greater Manchester’s first ever “Dutch-style” bus stop and cycle lane now up and running. Click here to read more.
Transport Minister launches railway station cycle hubs21 September 2015
Transport Minister Robert Goodwill MP has officially opened six new cycle hubs at Greater Manchester railway stations, which have doubled the number of secure hub bike parking spaces available across the region. Click here to read more.
Sign up to the Life on 2 Wheels Challenge and pedal for prizes28 August 2015
People across Greater Manchester are being invited to take part in a month-long cycling challenge throughout September which aims to get more people in the saddle. Click here to read more.
Ready, set, go for MediaCityUK Cycle Hub12 August 2015
A major new cycle hub at MediaCityUK launched today, in a bid to encourage cycling to the flagship quayside development. Click here to read more.
Greater Manchester public get on their bikes to celebrate ‘Life on 2 Wheels’3 August 2015
Hundreds of people helped Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) celebrate the launch of a campaign at Sky Ride Manchester yesterday (Sunday 2 August) encouraging everyone to give cycling a go. Click here to read more.
People urged to saddle up and live ‘Life on 2 Wheels’28 July 2015
Cycling isn’t just for Chris Froome, Mark Cavendish or Laura Trott – it’s for everyone. Click here to read more.
Work starts on new cycle hub for Sale21 July 2015
New artist’s impressions give a sneak preview of Sale’s cycle hub, due to open this autumn. Click here to read more.
Unique initiative to get ‘Greater Manchester Moving’ looks to save NHS £millions7th July 2015
A major new approach aiming to save the NHS in Greater Manchester millions of pounds by inspiring people to get more physically active was launched today (Tuesday 7 July) at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. Click here to read more.
Hundreds of cyclists saddled up in April to join the Better By Cycle challenge15th May 2015
Residents of Greater Manchester got on their bikes and clocked up 78,000 miles in a recent cycle challenge, which is equivalent to cycling from John o’Groats to Land’s End over ninety times. Click here to read more.
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