Manchester celebrates 100 years of Bike Week with 55km e-cycle relay around the city
Active travel commissioner Dame Sarah Storey, and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham opened the event with an expert panel discussion .
Riders set off from Evans Cycles at Cheetham Hill and proceeded to pedal 55km on e-cycles via community hubs and workplaces who deliver the scheme. Khizra Mosque, Stretford Public Hall, Wheels for All, which provides adapted e-cycles, and Wythenshawe Hospital all take part and welcome riders for refreshments as they passed.
Ahead of the relay, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham and Dame Sarah Storey, Greater Manchester Active Travel Commissioner, lead an expert panel discussion around e-cycle schemes and why Making cycling e-asier is vital to encouraging communities to consider e-cycling for short everyday journeys.
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