Promo banner soft launch

Well, it’s been a long time coming – but we have finally been given permission to go ahead with our eagerly anticipated [ultimate biking] project in Platt Fields Park. Introducing : Platt Fields Bike Hub : a space designed to host various community focussed bicycle projects. This is your official invitation to our launch event…. Read more »

Iluminated Pedal Power in the P A R K


For the last week there has been a non stop schedule of free community bike events happening all of the city, brought to you by the North West Velo Fest. From bike buckaroo, to speeding alleycats, to tweed rides & bicycle polo – one might argue, something to lure in any category of cyclist. Now… Read more »



As the sun twinkled above us on a beautiful warm Saturday afternoon, we assembled last touches to our mobile music wagon – our home-made bamboo bike trailer – complete with flowers and a big soundsystem ready to boom out wondrous sunny beats. We fixed on the enormous Space for Cycling flag that we’d painted earlier… Read more »

Boathouse Openhouse


Day two of our pedal fuelled weekend rolled into Sunday as we welcomed another promising day of community focussed fun. The afternoon developed into a busy buzzling Boathouse pulse that we hope will mark the first of many for the season. We had Coffee Cranks Co-op wheeling up with their cargo bike coffee cart to… Read more »



It was one of those all round biking affairs that make you sit back on your saddle, power a custom made bicycle horror film and beam your vision around the community cycle loving evening that is buzzing all around you.

//CRITTERScal MASS\\ + PEDAL POWERED party in the D A R K


25th October : Meet at Central Library. Dress spooky if you’d like, there will be lots of others doing the same. Bring your bike! Illuminate it if you’d like, there will be lots of others doing that too. Enjoy the first dark and cozy Critical Mass of the Autumn and share your wonder of the… Read more »

~~Bag It : Beaming Bicycling Success~~


The evening twinkled in golden sunlight as PoWWow and The Manchester Film Co-op set up our unusual outdoor living room. Sprawled all the way up to the lake, our rows of found seating implements promised a good turn out. “How many people are you expecting?” asked my partner in pedal crime, as I kept adding… Read more »


Bag It

Every month, lots of the bikers of Manchester meet at the Central Library in town at 6pm. They ride around the city winning back the roads, if only for a few hours. Every now and then, PoWWow will put on a little event to form the end of the great bike ride and this month… Read more »



TheĀ  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 »