This ride has now passed.
Thanks to all the riders who took part in the Manchester to Chester bike ride on Sunday to raise money for Kidscan. Despite the occasionally challenging weather, it was a huge success and a good day was had by all. The pictures from the ride are available here:
Have fun cycling this great 53 mile route, starting from Platt Fields Park and taking you through beautiful Lancashire and Cheshire countryside to Finish at Christleton Hall, just outside Chester.
You can watch a video of the 2010 ride here
Bike Events acknowledges the kind support of the University of Law in providing use of Christleton Hall as the Finish venue for the ride.
On the day registration is available between 8am & 10am and will cost £18.00 per person. PLEASE NOTE No car parking availability in Platts Field Park. Please use free on-street parking in Old Hall Lane (other side of Wilmslow Rd. from the park) and adjoining streets.
"Great day out on a great route with some cracking views and lovely leafy sections. Just wanted to say a big thanks to all the cheery marshals and course-signers and congratulations to everyone who made the effort, top work!" P. S.
"Very enjoyable ride weather was rubbish but it was a nice course a few hills that sapped my legs a bit but quiet country lanes and all in all well organized and for a good cause too will be back again next year." R. B.
"Very enjoyable day indeed despite the weather. A big thank you to bike Bike Events for a well organised event." J. C.
|Start||Platt Fields Park, Wilmslow Rd., Rusholme, Manchester M14 5LL|
|Finish||The University of Law, Christleton Hall, Pepper St, Christleton, CHESTER, Cheshire CH3 7AB|
|Distance||53 miles approx.|
|Getting There: Car||From M60 Jc 3 > A5145 > A5103 (Princess Rd.) > A6010 (Wilbraham Rd.) and follow our signs.
From A57 (M) > A5103 (Princess Rd.) > A6010 (Wilbraham Rd.) and follow our signs.
PLEASE NOTE No car parking availability in Platts Field Park. Please use free on-street parking in Old Hall Lane (other side of Wilmslow Rd. from the park) and adjoining streets.
|Getting There: Train||Nearest station is Piccadilly, 7 miles from the start. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail enquiries 08457 48 49 50
|Start Times||8am - 10am at a time to suit you|
|Other Info||Minimum age 16yrs.
The route is all on road.
RETURN TRANSPORT: THERE WILL BE TWO TRANSPORTS (TRUCK & COACH) LEAVING AT 2.30 and 5.30 TO TAKE RIDERS BACK TO THE START AT PLATT FIELDS PARK. WE STRONGLY ADVISE PRE-BOOKING ON THESE TO GUARANTEE A PLACE - IT COSTS £23 FOR YOU AND YOUR BIKE (Tandems CAN be loaded on trucks, cost of transport is on a per person basis).
All riders are required to wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.
|Pricing||Entry Pack (£17.00)|
Student Entry (£10.00)
Team Entry (min. no. 6 persons per team) (£16.50)
SUPPORT SERVICESRULES OF THE RIDERIDE PREPARATION