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Greater Manchester Cycling Partnership

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Cllr Fender and Ian Drake

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is working in partnership with British Cycling and HSBC UK to inspire more pe​ople to get on their bikes and enjoy cycling.

Since 2010, more than 165,000 people in Greater Manchester have been inspired to ride bikes regularly through British Cycling’s free bike rides and events, making a huge difference to the local economy and the health and wellbeing of people who live and work in Greater Manchester.

Each year we work with British Cycling to offer hundreds of free bike rides across all ten boroughs to help you get cycling.


Manchester is inviting cyclists to take over its streets on Sunday 23 July!

Dust off your bikes and get your friends and family together for a traffic-free ride to remember – with loads of free entertainment, plenty to see and do, and a totally new way of experiencing Manchester.

The route starts at Albert Square and is open from 11am – 4pm and you can join the route at any time, riding as much or as little of the route as you want.


Cllr Fender and Ian Drake

Want to get out on your bike, but are not sure where to start? With HSBC UK Guided Rides, British Cycling has done all the planning for you.

They have found the best routes, trained up friendly Ride Leaders to guide and support you, and have picked some cracking places to visit along the way.

With different levels, there’s something for everyone – whether you’re building your confidence or already comfortable on a bike and looking for a challenge.


Breeze is the UK’s biggest programme ever to get more women riding bikes and is helping thousands of women feel more confident and comfortable cycling.

Led by women for women, a network of passionate and enthusiastic female volunteers organise dozens of free bike rides throughout Greater Manchester every week.

Rides usually start or end at a local café, where cake and friendly natter is served in abundance. Designed to suit all ages and abilities, they are the perfect excuse to get out into the great outdoors and explore your local area.


Cllr Fender and Ian Drake

Cycling's even more fun when you do it with other people, so check out Ride Social – Britain’s biggest social network for cyclists to create groups, discover routes and share rides with like-minded cyclists. 

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