Manchester Cycling Clubs

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Manchester is home to cycling clubs in every corner that suit the needs for different riders. From larger communities to smaller groups, you’ll find a place to fit in. Here, we will run through the bike clubs in the area and help find the right one for you.

And why join a cycling club in the first place? One of the most rewarding parts of cycling is engaging with others who share the passion. Not only is it a good way to find other’s to ride out with, but it’s a way to quickly familiarise yourself with rides, local cycling routes and more importantly coffee stops.

With no further delay, here are six Manchester cycling clubs to check out.

Manchester Wheelers’ Cycling Club

This Manchester club was founded in 1883 and has long vast history within the cycling world. They have regular rides as well as competitive rides in road, track and cyclo-cross. With a vast roster too, it’s suitable for novice, intermediate and advanced riders.


Stockport Clarion

They have a variety of discipline options including off-road which is complimented with the club being situated on the edge of the Peaks. This club has a strong social side to it too and provides both competitive and casual cycling opportunities.


Chorlton Velo

Located in the South of Manchester, the Chorlton Velo Cycling Club is a large club that organise weekly rides. There is a focus on road cycling and they also have a large social community. With a standout jersey, you’ll see plenty of them around Manchester’s roads.


Eastlands Velo

Based at the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre in Manchester, Eastlands Velo and Sportcity Velo are for youths and juniors with a focus on track. So if you or your kids are to be the next Jason or Laura Kenny, give this club a try.


Bury Clarion

Stating that the lowest entry level is a 10mph 30 mile bike ride, Bury Clarion cycling club in Manchester is a thriving community north of the city. Multi-discipline, you can try three rides before you commit to becoming a member too.


Mossley CRT

The East Manchester cycling club is based in Tameside offering recreational scenic rides to competitive racing and call themselves a family driven club. They also have a Go-Ride setup for young riders.


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Manchester Cycling Routes

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