The Daily Mirror Great Manchester Cycle, a closed road mass ride on Monday 4 June, has reached its 2500 rider capacity for the 26-mile ‘Rule the Roads’ option. But with two weeks to go, there are still slots open for the 13-mile ‘Get Out and Pedal’ and 52-mile ‘Test Yourself’ rides. You can also win a place by entering the competition being run by our sister title Cycling Plus.
The routes are all based on a 13-mile loop which includes a stretch on the city’s busiest road, the Mancunian Way, which will of course be closed to motor traffic for the duration of the event. All rides cost £10/£5 (adults/kids) to enter, with children between 3-7 able to ride for free.
The event is timed to coincide with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend and is being dubbed “the UK’s biggest street party.”
For more information, visit www.greatcycle.org.