September 2018 Rides

Sat 1st Tour de MancTour de Manc X-manc Cyclocross
Bowlee Park, North Manchester M24 4GS. Events for different age ranges. Register here
Sat 1st-sun 2nd Adventure Cycling FestivalAdventure Cycling Festival
Brathay Hall, Ambleside, LA22 0HP.
Sun 2nd
9:30am- 1:30pm
Manchester Wheelers ClubManchester Wheelers:Club social ride
Meet Costa Coffee, 26 High St, Cheadle SK8 1AL.
Sun 2nd bike eventsBike Events : Manchester 100
100mile/100k ride. Starts: Wythenshawe Park, Manchester, the route heads first to Northwich, taking in Delamere Forest and Nantwich (the half way point) for lunch before heading back through Middlewich to the Finish.
Sun 9th cw125CW 125
Meet Oulton Park Circuit, Little Budworth, Tarporley, Cheshire. 40, 80 125 miles
Sun 9th
8am
cheshire cycling sportiveCheshire Cycling Sportive
Start / Finish @ Knutsford Sports Club – Mereheath Ln, Knutsford, WA16 6SZ. 30/65 miles. Book here.
Sun 9th
10am
chorlton wanderersChorlton Wanderers Ride
Meet Chorlton Water park, Maitland rd, Chorlton M21. The Peovers, 55 miles, mainly roads. Details here
Sun 16th Epic Events:Tour de Lancashire
Date to be confirmed. On the course, we tackle some infamous climbs such as ‘The Rake’ in Ramsbottom and the infamous Sheephouse Lane. There’s a feed stop to help you refuel and be under no illusion that this is a challenging day on the bike and you’ll be glad to reach the finish and ‘tuck into’ you post-event food! We have a short route which is 36 miles, and the full route is 62 miles. Meet Rivington & Blackrod High School, Rivington, Bolton, BL6 7RU. Book here.
Thu 20th
6pm
GMCCGMCC: Social ride
Fletcher Moss, Didsbury via the Wilmslow Road corridor. Meet Albert Sqr, Manchester.
Fri 28th
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 24th
6pm
Critical Masscriticalmass1
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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