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Traffic and special clothing – an Italian view of Manchester

In the second of GMCC’s series of interviews offering an outside eye on Manchester’s cycling culture, we hear from adopted Mancunian Lorenza Casini, an Architect and campaigner who mixes with Manchester’s motors on a daily basis. Ask where in Italy she is from and Lorenza will tell you she has lived in so many towns, […]

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Free cycle parking when you buy coffee

PopUp Bikes cafe, run by a GMCC member, is Manchester’s staffed, indoor cycle parking facility

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D locks and potholes: a Danish view of Manchester

Anne Berg cycling in Manchester

Visiting postgraduate Anne Berg shares her first impressions of cycling in England’s second city.

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Cycling cultures/cycling politics: 1950s-2011

Dave Barker writes about riding through the time of car. His thoughts and insights take us from cycling clubs in the 1950s through to 2010/11.

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Free bike checks at GM fire stations, March 2012

Cycling to work

As part of a Cycle Commuter Programme, TfGM are offering free bike health checks in March across Greater Manchester.

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Summer newsletter 2011

AQA:Corporate support for cycle commuting. Metrolink 2nd city crossing; Local Sustainable Transport Fund application by Greater Manchester.

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Metrolink proposes second city crossing

Second Metrolink line across Manchester City Centre between Deansgate and Victoria via Cross Street proposed.

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Bike Friday, National Heart Month 2011

Bike Friday National Heart Month 2011

Bike Friday participants wore red on Friday 25th February 2011 to raise awareness about the health benefits of cycling.

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Commuter Challange

  The Manchester Evening News and Channel M both gave a lot of space to GMCC’s latest Commuter Challange between a cyclist, a train passenger, a bus rider and a motorist commuting from Heaton Chapel to Manchester Town Hall in the morning rush hour last Tuesday. The results were First: bicycle 20 minutes Second: train 35 […]

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Leap day Critical Commute

Critical Commute 'Cycling matters', Albert Square, Manchester 2008

Cycle commuters gathered in Manchester’s Albert Square following the “leap day” critical commute (2008).

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