Carrington Circular

Sunday 20th January at 10.00am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.

Starting Point & Postcode
Manor Avenue car park Urmston M41 9JZ
Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
2 hours 35 mins  (1 hours 55 mins cycling)
Bike Type You probably don’t want to drag your road bike across bumpy trails. Maybe you want to make the most of the suspension on your mountain bike. This helps you match your ride to your bike.
Mountain Bike, Hybrid (off road tyres) 

Sky Ride Local in Manchester

If you’re fairly confident on your bike on dirt and gravel surfaces and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, our Off-Road Steady rides are ideal. At a comfortable pace, and possibly with some modest hills along the way, there is barely a metre of tarmac in sight on these rides so come and enjoy the scrunch of gravel and the squelch of mud under your tyres with us! Rides are between 6 and 15 miles long, at a moderate pace of between 7 and 10 miles an hour.


A fantastic circular route using parts of the Trans Pennine Trail and some little used packed shale tracks over Carrington Moss. Our 11 mile ride also takes in quiet country lanes to the west of Altrincham with a great cafe stop at the Red House Farm Tearoom.

Additional Information

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
The minimum age for these rides is 8, there must be no child trailers or child seats, children must be capable of riding within the demands of the off-road specification.
Please bring equipment with you to repair punctures, Ride Leaders are there to help but are not responsible for your bike.
All rides leave at the time stated you must arrive early Ride Leaders will not wait.

Car Parking
Yes, at Manor Avenue a few metres west of St. Clement's Church
Nearest Train Station
Urmston, 0.2 miles 

Meet the Ride Leaders

  • Joy Lummis Joy Lummis Hi I'm Joy and I love riding my bike. I look forward to meeting others who want to have fun cycling and make new friends whilst getting a bit fitter. All levels of rider welcome. Lots of advice and encouragement if needed. Hope to see you soon .
    Find us on facebook - Breeze Network Lancashire.
  • Christine Huggins Christine Huggins Hi, my name is Christine i took up cycling four years ago after going to Wales with my family for a holiday, we wanted to see more of the views and what a better way than get on a bike, well from that day on i was hooked. When home went on the net to find local cycling clubs joined the cco (cycling club oldham ) then came across sky ride, enjoyed the rides so much thought i would like to become a ride leader by doing that more people like you can enjoy the rides.
  • Allan Roberts Allan Roberts Hi I'm Allan,I did my first ride in 2010 the Manchester City Ride. After that I was hooked I've done at least one ride every weekend since. Met some nice people and made some good friends. Second year as a ride leader and looking forward to it

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