June 2018 Rides

Mon 28th-Sun 10th NW Velofest 2018
Events to be announced
Sat 2nd
1pm-7pm
EnvirolutionEnvirolution Festival
Platt Fields Lake, Rusholme Manchester M14. Includes Platt fields bike hub Fix Your Bike workshop. Click here for more details.
Sun 3rd
9:30am- 1:30pm
Manchester Wheelers ClubManchester Wheelers:Club social ride
Meet Costa Coffee, 26 High St, Cheadle SK8 1AL.
Sun 3rd
10am
stockport community cycling clubStockport Community Cycle Club:Anderton Boat Lift
Meet at car park next to Wilmslow Leisure Centre, Station Rd, Rectory Fields, Wilmslow SK9 1BU Another rolling Cheshire ride to the iconic Lift Bridge at Anderton. Distance about 30 miles.
Fri 8th
6pm
World naked bike rideWorld Naked Bike Ride
All saints park, oxford rd, manchester. Riding to promote safer cycling protesting against car dependency pollution & celebrating beautiful people! click here for more details.
Sat 9th-Sun 17th Bike weekBike Week
Events to be announced.
Sat 9th
10am
stockport community cycling clubStockport Community Cycle Club:Pop Up Bikes
A return of last year’s popular ride. Meet at Clare Road , next to Cringle Park, Levenshulme at 10am. This urban ride takes us on paths across Manchester to this unusual coffee stop under the railway arches. Distance about 17 miles.
Sun 10th
10am
chorlton wanderersChorlton Wanderers Ride
Meet Chorlton Water park, Maitland rd, Chorlton M21. Park Bridge, 40 miles. Roads & Trails.Details here
Sun 10th cobbled classicCheshire Cobbled Classic
The Wilier Cheshire Cobbled Classic is an extremely tough sportive featuring twelve cobbled sectors, including five cobbled climbs that exceed 20% in gradient. Newly revised 120km (75-mile) route for 2018. Book here. Much of the course is located within the Peak District National Park, starting in the beautiful Lyme Park (National Trust). The route contains over 3000m of climbing, and the event builds to a climax with a rapid succession of cobbled climbs, including the iconic Swiss Hill, a 25% cobbled climb used by Team Sky to prepare specifically for the Tour of Flanders.
Sun 10th Bike Chester
25,50,80 miles.
Sun 10th siRibble Valley Ride
25m,60m,100m. Starts and finishes at The Fell Bike and Tri Superstore, Clitheroe and caters for every type of cyclist whilst raising much-needed funds for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Dan’s Trust. Book here.
Fri 15th-
Sun 17th
Eroica Britania Cycle Festival
25,55,100 mile cycle rides. Friden Grange, Newhaven, Nr. Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 0DY.
Sat 16th
2pm
stockport community cycling clubStockport Community Cycle Club: Chorlton afternoon ride
Meet at Houldsworth Mill, Houldsworth Street, Reddish at 2pm. A ride along the Manchester Cycleway to St Werburghs the on to coffee at the Post Box Cafe. Distance about 10 miles on good paths.
Sun 17th
10am
stockport community cycling clubStockport Community Cycle Club:Fools Nook Longer Ride
Meet at Torkington Park, Hazel Grove at 10am. A repeat of the ride cancelled due to the snow. The ride will go out towards Prestbury and over Alderley Edge to Gawsworth and Jodrell Bank for lunch. Distance about 45 miles.
Sun 17th
8:30am
cycling ukCycling UK/Bob Clift Memorial Cycles
50,100 miles. Waverton Village hall,near Chester, West Cheshire CH3 7QN. Click here to book.
Thu 21st
6pm
GMCCGMCC: Social ride
Heaton Park & The Woodthorpe. Meet Albert Sqr, Manchester.
Sat 23rd Coast to Coast in a DayCoast to Coast in a Day
Seascale to Whitby. 150 miles.
Sat 23rd
9.15am
stockport community cycling clubStockport Community Cycle Club: Salt Line
Meet at Wilmslow, near wilmslow station at 9.15 or Salt Line Car park, Hassall Green CW11 4YB. at 10.15. A regular interesting rides around the Sandbach area and its small flashes (lakes). Coffee near Sandbach. Distance about 17 miles. Details Jim info@sccc.co.uk.
Sat 23rd- Sun 24th York rallyYork Cycle Rally
Knavesmire Racecourse, York.
Wed 27th
4:30pm
british cyclingBritish Cycling – SPRING CLASSIC I – ESCAPE THE CITY
Meet Velodrome, Stewart Street, Manchester M11 4DN. 27 miles. Book here.
Fri 29th
8am
Bike Fridaybike friday
A set of led commuter rides into Manchester from various starting places around Greater Manchester. Most rides leave at 8am but check the website as they vary depending on the distance from Manchester. Rides finish at the Eastern Bloc coffee shop (5A Stevenson Square, M1 1DN), in Manchester City Centre. Whether you’re new to cycling, returning to your bike after a break, or cycle every day, join us on Bike Friday. We ride at a moderate pace and have experienced ride leaders. It is entirely law-abiding – we do not try to slow down the traffic. All welcome (bring a bike).Starts from

  • Stockport Mersey Square
    •  we cross the A6 at Bowerfold Lane at 07:55
    • Heaton Chapel Station 08:05
    • Errwood Road off the Golf Course section 08:15.
  • Blackley
    • Victoria Avenue East near Rochdale Road 7.45am
    • the park entrance on Smedley Lane, Hendham Vale at 08:15.
  • Levenshulme Station,8am
  • Prestwich
    • meet Pizza Express on the Bury New Road where it meets Scholes Lane at 8:00am
  • Chorlton Library
    • Meet 8.00am
  • Worsley, Monton
      • 7:40am Worsley Station (on Route 55)
      • 7:50am Monton Green Unitarian Church
      • 8am opposite Salford Royal (Hope) Hospital, Eccles Old Road
  • Sale Waterside
    • Sale Waterside at 7.45 am
    • 8am at the Stretford tram station cycle parking, near the bus stop bound for the Trafford Centre,
  • Withington Library
    • Meet Wilmslow rd 8am

Contact: graeme@manchesterfoe.org.uk.

Fri 29th
6pm
criticalmassCritical Mass
A bike ride that happens in our city and cities all over the world every last Friday of the month. Critical Mass rides began in San Francisco in 1992 and rides spread around the United States and the world with over 200 rides taking place in 2006. Critical Mass has no leaders, and no central organization licenses rides. In every city that has a Critical Mass ride, some locals simply picked a date, time, and location for the ride and publicised it, and thus the ride was born. Critical Mass is an idea and an event, not an organization. It is a great way to meet other cyclists and to have a fun bike ride. It is not a fast ride and often children come too, everyone is welcome to come and celebrate the bicycle! Meet central library, st peters square, Manchester.
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