GMCC Social Bike Ride 18th June 2015

GMCC’s third social ride of 2015 is on Thursday 18th June, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… This month we’re heading north on the NCN 6 cycle route for a ride around Heaton Park. Then we’ll stop at the Woodthorpe Pub for sustenance, liquid refreshments and plenty […]

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GMCC Social Bike Ride 23rd April 2015

GMCC’s first social ride of 2015 is on Thursday 23rd April, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… This month we’re heading to Gorton via the Ashton Canal and “Yellow Brick Road” traffic-free cycle routes. Here’s Richard‘s pinterest board with photos from the reccy ride and the ride’s facebook event page. […]

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Dates for GMCC’s 2015 social rides

GMCC holds monthly social bike rides during summertime, usually on the penultimate Thursday of the month. The rides go from Manchester city centre to various destinations around Greater Manchester. Discover pleasant, low traffic routes out of the city, and visit places with scenic, cultural and historical interest. The rides always call at a café, pub […]

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Report from GMCC’s Manchester SkyRide stall

Report from the GMCC stall at Manchester’s 2014 SkyRide by Aless, a transport planner and GMCC member. Back in June during one of the monthly GMCC meetings I volunteered to be part of the team that would represent GMCC at the annual Skyride event in Manchester.  So early in the morning of Sunday 3rd of […]

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GMCC Social Bike Ride 21st August 2014

GMCC’s next social ride is on Thursday 21st August, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… This month we’re heading to Clifton Country Park then visiting the The Horseshoe Inn, for sustenance, liquid refreshments and plenty of cycling chat! Rob’s description: “An annual favourite, this ride goes from Albert Square […]

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“Pedal Power” cyclesport exhibition at MOSI

Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton’s award winning bike is on display in Manchester The actual bike ridden to Gold Medal glory in the 2012 London Olympic Games, by two-time Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton CBE is on display in Manchester as part of the Museum of Science & Industry’s brand new exhibition, Pedal Power. Alongside Victoria’s […]

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GMCC Social Bike Ride 24th July 2014

GMCC’s next social ride is on Thursday 24th July, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… This month we’re heading to Park Bridge in Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside. We’ll visit the The Hartshead Inn for sustenance, liquid refreshments and plenty of cycling chat! No need to join or sign up, just turn up […]

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Space for Cycling ride report May 2014

GMCC’s Secretary and freelance photographer reports back from Manchester’s 2nd Space for Cycling ride… Campaigning is often about writing and meetings and responses to consultations and blogging and phoning up people and emailing and back to meeting… but its essence is to have a vision of what the world could be like and finding ways of sharing […]

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GMCC Social Bike Ride 17th April 2014

GMCC’s first social ride of 2014 is on Thursday 17th April, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… this month we’re heading to Gorton via the Ashton Canal. We’ll stop at the Vale Cottage pub for sustenance, liquid refreshments and plenty of cycling chat! No need to join or […]

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GMCC’s 2014 Social Rides

GMCC holds monthly social bike rides during summertime, usually on the penultimate Thursday of the month. The rides go from Manchester city centre to various destinations around Greater Manchester. Discover pleasant, low traffic routes out of the city, and visit places with scenic, cultural and historical interest. The rides always call at a café, pub […]

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