We’re sure that Northwich town centre has never seen quite that volume of cyclists all at one time before – as swarms of bikers from across the board made their way to the start line of the family friendly mass participation bicycle ride to launch the festival for the day. The driving rain didn’t seem… Read more »
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It’s one of our favourite times of year – not only are the days getting longer and longer so we can ride our bicycles out to the countryside in the evening but we have North West Velo Fest fast approaching! Brought to you by the Spokes – we have 10 days of community bicycle events… Read more »
There’s something about the fact that it always rains in Manchester that makes community event days in the sunshine better than ever. We were so bold in our rig-up that we didn’t even bother with the gazebo; the sun shone down on green friendly buzzing Chorlton all day long as we welcomed hoards of pedallers… Read more »
Last year we were lucky enough to organise the ride to Glastonbury Festival with over sixty beaming cyclists. Over the glorious rolling green Mendip hills, we pedalled from Bristol to Glasto in the raging summer sun. Stopping for water, snacks + merriment along the way we strode our way to the festival in supreme cycling… Read more »
Over an hour before we were expecting people, our devoted pedallers began appearing at The Mud Dock bicycle shop in Bristol to register for the day’s ride. Before long, there was a swarming buzz of biking excitement floating around the car park, with registration for the day and plenty of coffees. As the PoWWow team… Read more »
It’s lucky that we set off with all our kit on our rickety bamboo bike trailers a few hours too early, as we spent Sunday morning lost in Salford getting directed between suspiciously wrong event to another; with blaring hyped up trance music + garish extortionate rides we could only hope that we were definitely… Read more »
The evening before on the twinkling Friday evening, we had all gathered around the park to indulge in a not so saucy key swapping party. It was more of a bicycle merging affair. We were given tags to attach to our bicycle keys, which we then threw into a hat. Who knew what bike you’d… Read more »
The week leading upto this much anticipated Spring event saw days upon days of gale force winds with zero degree temperatures accompanied by lashings of inhospitable hail storms. But somehow, when Saturday came around, everything fit perfectly into place and the abandoned blue skies shone down on Platt Fields Park like some magical unexpected sun… Read more »
What a treat event to be welcomed back into Manchester for : The Bicycle Village was once again upon us, and we were eager for it all.
For our contribution to attempt to get Surrey active, we laid on three solid days of pedal powered karaoke..