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Old 01-29-07, 06:15 AM   #1
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Manchester UK, I BIKE MCR festival

I bike manchester is an event that is taking place from Friday 30th March to Friday 20th April. Unlike Bike Week it is not set up by the council, it is an autonomous grassroots bicycle festival with events and workshops put on by Manchester cyclists... and it's for a whole month!


Friday 30th March
6pm Critical Mass bike ride, meet at Central Library to celebrate the bicycle over car culture.

8pm Exhibition Opening at The Basement, 24 Lever St. Premier screening of the film "I bike Manchester" about cycling in Manchester, also showing bike films from round the world. With Roller Race! Plus local acoustic bands.

Saturday 31st March
1pm Platt Fields Park Bicycle Polo class. Oxford bicycle polo team are coming to teach us how to play the sport. Please email to reserve a place. (they return 2 weeks later to play a match: Manchester vs Oxford)

Sunday 1st April
2pm Central Library April Fools Day Bicycle Treasure Hunt. A fun treasure hunt around our city.

Wednesday 4th April
Moonlight Pub Ride Start 7pm Sandbar, Grosvenor St (off Oxford Road/opp. All Saints Park. A night ride out and around the outskirts of Manchester stopping off at some lovely pubs for a drink on the way.

Friday 13th April
Hell Of The North West Alleycat
Fixies and roadragers ride the alleycat for a fast race round our city. 5 entry, amazing prizes to be won. with some donated by the wonderous Twin Six and Keirin Culture
Email to register

Shoppers, bmx's and silly bikes ride alleykitten for a random race full of games and nonsense round our city centre. 5 entry, amazing prizes to be won. Email to register

Saturday 14th April
1pm Platt Fields Park Bicycle Polo Match: Manchester vs Oxford.

More events to be posted soon on the website:

If you'd like to put on an event or workshop please contact us at

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Old 02-08-07, 05:14 PM   #2
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Great info, I'll be attending without a doubt.
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newb to this site. good info but i missed it as its July now
this is not directed at the OP in any way but ne1 else thinks UK sucks as far as advrtising bike news in the media?
Im from Manchster and stuff like bike to work (which i do evryday neway ) was reported the week AFTER lol.

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