Tag Archives: cycling

Cross Post: “Oxford Road Consultation – Respond Now!” #cycling #consultation #manchester #tfgm

From Mad Cycle Lanes of Manchester… This is the most important consultation for cycling in many years in Manchester. This consultation is for the bus priority package along Oxford Road, but it is also the busiest cycle route in Manchester … Continue reading

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Oxford Road – Time to go Dutch! #cylcing #consultation #Manchester

Pete Abel of “Love your bike” explains a consultation on cycling in the city Fed up with being the sandwich filling between two 10-tonne buses on Oxford Road? Now is your chance to demand better cycling facilities on Oxford Road … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Help Create a Giant Cyclist for the #Manchester Day Parade

Wotcher doing on the weekend of Sat/Sun 18th/19th May? Whatever it is, you could be doing this. Help Create a Giant Cyclist for the Manchester Day Parade from Mad Cycle Lanes of Manchester by Mike Plans are now finally coming … Continue reading

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A #Manchester “cycling revolution” just a mouse click away? Sign the petition…

Transport for Greater Manchester are trying to get some money out of central Government to improve cycling in the city.  Why not help them out, it will take literally a second.  No registration, no spam – just one second… Click … Continue reading

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Petition: Transport for Greater #Manchester (TfGM): Commit to bold targets & sustained funding in Cycling City Ambition bid

Here’s a petition for you to think about signing.  (Blurb below) Both MCFly editors cycle, btw. Love Your Bike urges people to support Greater Manchester’s Cycling City Ambition Grant bid. We believe a great city has to be a safe … Continue reading

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Crosspost: June as “Manchester Bike Month”? Seems like a good idea to us…

This below is a repost from Mad Cycle Lanes of Manchester. Lots of things came out of the recent Manchester Cycle Forum including news that the Oxford Road Bus Priority consultation is now likely to be delayed till May as … Continue reading

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MCFly to academics – “On your bike.” No, wait….

Hot on the pedals of yesterday’s academic atrocity comes this unspokesable example of, well, words fail us… The senses act as the interface between self and environment, but in a western context powerful multisensory stimulation is increasingly constructed as marginal, … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Peddling pedalling the Dutch way” – #cycling in #Manchester

MCFly reporter Roger Bysouth attended the recent two-day cycling event, and sent us this.  For another view, see madcyclelanesofmanchester.blogspot.co.uk.. Update: all the presentations are now available here. The Dutch have been in our City evangelising about cycling. Alleluia. They’ve recently … Continue reading

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Looking back from 2030 at how #Manchester became really cycling-friendly

This is well worth a read. “I am not going to spend much time talking about the health, environmental, social and economic benefits of increasing cycling levels. For me they are a given – and I do not have the … Continue reading

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Get on your bike: free cycle training for #Manchester residents

MCFly co-editor Arwa Aburawa decides to learn to ride a bike… Recently, after some coaxing by my MCFly co-editor that I just hurry up and get myself a bike, I attended the level 1 adult cycling training at Bike Right. … Continue reading

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