Stylish Cycle Wear, Cycle Everywhere.

17th June 2010

On Saturday 26th June, the Bike Fabulous cycle fashion show will provide a showcase for a range of stylish and functional bicycles, clothing and accessories and will demonstrate to Manchester Arndale visitors how easy it is to cycle in style. [1]

As part of Bike Week (19-27th June), Love Your Bike has teamed up with Manchester City Council and Manchester Arndale to organise the Bike Fabulous show. [2] Throughout the day, events will include:

  • Fashion catwalk shows that will feature products designed for cycling in style and high street brands combined for versatile looks.
  • Bicycle Maintenance demonstrations

  • Cycle Treasure hunts in participating Manchester Arndale stores
  • Pedal powered Smoothie maker – make a healthy drink and pedal yourself fitter at the same time

  • “Pimp my Ridewear” sessions to redesign and redecorate hi-vis vests
  • Pedal powered PA system – sign up for a cycling session and help us power the event with green energy.

  • Makeover sessions – advice on how to tackle helmet hair and other cycle style issues.
  • Enter the prize draw competition for a Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative Revolution Track single speed bicycle worth £300.
  • Win a private party in Lush for up to 10 people including food & drink and many wonderful Lush treatments…. and much more.

Katy Carlisle from the Love Your Bike campaign and Bike Fabulous organiser said:

Whether people need to cycle in smart business wear, smart casual clothes or a best dress and heels for social events, Bike Fabulous will help show people that it is easy to cycle in style for work or leisure.”



Katy Carlisle, Bike Fabulous co-ordinator. Mobile: 07779 115973

Pete Abel, Love Your Bike campaign. Mobile: 07951 642858

Notes to Editors:

[1] Bike Fabulous, 11am – 4pm, Saturday 26th June, Manchester Arndale, Exchange Court. See

[2] Love Your Bike would like to thank the following companies and organisations for their support for Bike Fabulous: Manchester Arndale, Manchester City Council, Creative Concern and Bamboo Bikes, Bicycle Doctor, BikeRight!, Body Shop, Clas Ohlsen, Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative, Helly Hansen, Lush, Pannone, Ridelow.

[3] Love Your Bike is an award winning Manchester based campaign aiming to promote cycling and help make it an even more attractive, accessible and fun way to get around. Co-ordinated by Manchester Friends of the Earth, the campaign works in partnership with other like-minded organisations. See