Rides for Bike Week 2008
GMCC are holding cycle commuting rides into Albert Square (Wednesday St Peter’s Square) on all five weekday mornings of Bike Week. These will be like the regular last Friday of the month rides we organise with Manchester Friends of the Earth/LoveYourBike.
Longer leisure rides are also being organised (see details further down this page).
Prestwich, Bury New Road (Scholes Lane junction outside Pizza Express)
Stretford Mall (outside McDonald’s by A56).
|Start point||Day & Date||Leader||Comments|
|Chorlton||Monday 16th June||Sarah Roe|
|Withington||Monday 16th June||Mark Thompson|
|Chorlton||Tuesday 17th June||Rob Raikes|
|Withington||Tuesday 17th June||Olly Glover|
|Chorlton||Wednesday 18th June||Rob Raikes|
|Withington||Wednesday 18th June||Mark Thompson|
|Levenshulme||Wednesday 18th June||Doug Briggs|
|Prestwich||Wednesday 18th June||Angela Hilton||7.45am start|
|Stretford||Wednesday 18th June||Joe Ryan|
|Chorlton||Thursday 19th June||Richard Alderson|
|Withington||Thursday 19th June||Mark Thompson|
|Chorlton||Friday 20th June||Richard Alderson|
|Withington||Friday 20th June||Vincent Walsh|
|Levenshulme||Friday 20th June||Dick Venes|
|Stretford||Friday 20th June||Ernie Buck|
All these rides start at 8am except Prestwich 7.45am. Anyone can join in. Just turn up.
Open ride, Medlock Valley Way, Saturday 14th June 10.45 am from Picadilly Station
Riders of all standards can join this family ride from Manchester City Centre via Pin Mill Brow, Velodrome, along Regional Cycle Route 86 to Clayton Vale for refreshments before returning along the Ashton Canal to join the main Bike Week event in Cathedral Gardens. Volunteers are also sought (front leaders, back markers, first aiders).
Start outward leg: Picadilly Station, Fairfield Street entrance 10.45 am:
Start return leg: Clayton Vale visitor centre 12:15
Information: Ride leader email@example.com Info on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0161 234 3218
University bike 2 work cycle buddy rides, Wednesday 18th June
Friends of the Fallowfield Loop rides
|15th June||Mersey Valley ride|
|20th June||Adult Social ride|
|22nd June||Loop the Loop ride|
More information is on the events pages of the Friends of the Fallowfield Loop website.
All these events should be on the Bike Week website.
For information on other events going on within Greater Manchester, including those organised by the metropolitan boroughs, please visit http://www.cyclegm.org/news/events.asp.