News/Events

Proposals for walking and cycling in Greater Manchester

You can find an outline of the latest proposals to be considered for development of walking and cycling in Greater Manchester in this MEN article: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/futuristic-cycling-bridge-change-stockports-16011171


Dalai Lama joins SMCTC?

Our intrepid tourists in Spain have recruited a new member!


A ride on 17th March

You don’t have to be mad to do an A ride, but sometimes it helps!

Top of Goyt Valley


Approaching Cat & Fiddle Road

Slide show on Thursday 28th March

On Thursday 28 March, at 9.00pm at the Club Room, David Street will present a slide show of a CTC tour of the Western Cape, South Africa, (undertaken by Peter Taylor and Derek Moffitt) and Cape Town.

Bogtrotters, circa 1989

Several South Manchester cyclists formed the off-road Bogtrotters group, which organised rough-stuff rides in the Peaks. This was before mountain biking became the norm for off-road riding, and many members rode sturdy touring bikes with dropped handlebars. The photos below were taken on a ride from Hayfield to Edale, via Jacob’s Ladder, around 1989.

Can you spot anyone you recognise? These pictures have also been added to a Historic Photos album.

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