Cheshire Ring Exploration

Sunday 10th August 2014 at 2.00pm 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
National Cycle Centre, Stuart Street M11 4DQ
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 30 mins  (1 hours 45 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 
Suitable for Child Trailers
No 
Sky Ride Local
Guided Rides Great routes and support from trained leaders

Manchester

What other riders think of this route

Sky Ride Local in Manchester

A circular route commencing at the National Cycling Centre, home of British Cycling and Team GB, utilising canal tow paths and cycleways, including the Trans Pennine Trail (TPT) and Fallowfield Loop, to explore the area around the east of Manchester.

If you’re fairly confident on your bike and ready to broaden your cycling horizons, our Steady rides are ideal. At a comfortable pace, and possibly with some modest hills along the way, rides take place on mainly quiet roads with plenty of sights along the way. Rides are between 6 and 20 miles long, at a moderate pace of between 7 and 10 miles an hour.

Additional Information

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
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 National Cycling Centre
Nearest Train Station
Ashburys 
Changing Facilities Available?
Yes, at In National Cycling Centre  
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at In National Cycling Centre  

Meet the Ride Leaders

  • Amanda Phillipson
    Amanda Phillipson I can't remember a time when I didn't ride a bike - I have always loved the freedom you have when you cycle. I am a keen road rider, having time trailed for some years on the back of a tandem! I love getting people out on their bikes and seeing them enjoy themselves and achieving something, maybe for the first time.
  • Anthony Palmer
    Anthony Palmer
  • Vikram Swaminathan
    Vikram Swaminathan Started cycling whilst I was at university. Started off casually, but became part of the university cycling team, now I regularly enjoy miles of riding all year round!

Rider Comments on the Route

  • Jo Neri Monday 1st June
  • John Walker Sunday 31st May
  • Joy Lummis Sunday 31st May Very muddy. Challenging in parts.
  • Razia Nazir Sunday 31st May I've recently started cycling and this was my first social ride. It's great. Ride leaders were very patient and helpful.

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