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The next Bike Friday is on 30th November – see you there!

Whether you’re new to cycling, returning to your bike after a break, or cycle every day, join us on our monthly rides (except December). 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).

The Bike Friday rides end in Stevenson Square at the Hilton Street end, and we generally go and enjoy the good range of tea, coffee and cakes available at Ezra and Gil. Feel free to join us at this end point, or to come for all or some of a route (e.g. if we cycle past your work place, don’t feel you have to come to Stevenson Square and then cycle back again!).

This month we will also be trialling a route from either our Chorlton or Stretford route to Manchester University – Oxford Road. Please contact us for more details.

If you’d appreciate help with the ride home too, or are interested in pairing up with an experienced cyclist for your ride to work, contact us and we’ll do our best to help.

Bike Friday is coordinated with Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign.

A set of guidelines for Bike Friday participants is available.

 

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Bike Friday News

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On Friday 30th November, Love Your Bike are encouraging people to join the Chorlton Bike Friday route and show their support for the proposed Chorlton – Manchester Cycle Way.

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On Friday 27th April, Manchester Friends of the Earth will be encouraging people across Greater Manchester to ‘Vote for Cycling’ when casting their vote in the local elections.

With Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham asking for a ‘Congestion Conversation’, Love Your Bike are inviting people to join one of the Bike Friday cycle rides on Friday 27th October to highlight that the bicycle is the ultimate congestion buster. … Continue reading

Love Your Bike are inviting people to join one of the Bike Friday cycle rides on Friday 29th September to show support for Chris Boardman’s (Cycling & Walking Commissioner) plans to make Greater Manchester a truly cycling friendly city. [1]

This month we are asking for people to upload photos of pollution hot spots and/ or clean air sweet spots. Facebook, twitter or instagram #bikeforcleanair

Love Your Bike are inviting people to join a special ‘Oxford Road goes Dutch for Clean Air’ Bike Friday cycle ride from Whitworth Park on Friday 30th June. [1] The bike ride has been organised as part of national Clean … Continue reading

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In April 2017, join Love Your Bike at our monthly Bike Friday cycle to work event in highlighting the importance of cycling to GM Mayoral election votes and candidates. See you on Friday 28th April! More details on Bike Friday … Continue reading

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On Friday 28th April, Manchester Friends of the Earth are encouraging people across Greater Manchester to ‘Vote for Cycling’ when casting their vote in the Mayor election on Thursday 4th May. To become a world class cycling city, Greater Manchester … Continue reading

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Manchester Friends of the Earth is encouraging people who live or work in Greater Manchester to demand reductions in air pollution across the region by taking part in the Air Quality Action Plan consultation. [1]  Air pollution in the UK harms … Continue reading

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On Friday 26th February, Manchester Friends of the Earth are inviting people to wear something red and join us on their morning bicycle commute into the centre of Manchester (or to their own work place) to highlight the health benefits of … Continue reading