Wednesday, 17 May 2017

North West Velo Fest is back!




FRIDAY 9TH

World Naked Bike Ride 2017
Riding a bike, but with no clothes on.
6 for 7pm start, All Saints Park (M15)

Afterparty on the streets
Samba band street party! Nudity likely.
8pm start, Sandbar (M1)

SATURDAY 10TH

Hell of the North West (race)
Competitive alleycat race. Cash first prize.
2pm start, Hillcourt Street Cycles (M1)

Festival kicks off proper
Live music from the mighty Galivantes.
8pm start, The Old Abbey Taphouse (M15)

Midnight Mass
Mass night ride with bike soundsystems.
10pm start, The Old Abbey Taphouse (M15)

SUNDAY 11TH

BMX tricks & get your bike fixed
Free bike repairs alongside BMX UK finals.
1-4pm, Platt Fields Bike Hub (M14)

Beginners life drawing - bike theme
All welcome, test your artistic ability!
5pm start, Sandbar (M1)

MONDAY 12th

Bike dancing taster session
Learn from the world-famous Spokes!
6pm start, Platt Fields Bike Hub (M14)

TUESDAY 13th

Spandex Ballet (road ride)
A 30 mile road ride at 16mph pace.
7 for 7.30pm start, Sandbar (M1)

WEDNESDAY 14th

Sprint race championship - open to all
Fixed and geared sprint race with prizes.
6pm feeder ride from Central Library (M2)
7pm start at Pomona Tram Stop (M16)

THURSDAY 15th

Street art tour ride
Graffiti tour with bike soundsystem.
6.30 for 7pm start, Whitworth Gallery (M15)

FRIDAY 16th

Cogs and Kegs Party
Bike games, brewtap & soundsystem.
7pm feeder ride from Central Library (M2)
7.30pm start, secret location
(to be announced on Facebook on the day)

SATURDAY 17th

The Beer and Deer Ride (gravel/road ride)
Social ride out to Dunham Massey Brewery.
12 for 1pm start, Platt Fields Bike Hub (M14)

SUNDAY 18th

The Monumental Treasure Hunt
All abilities bike treasure hunt. Win prizes!
1pm start, Pop-up Bikes (M4)

WEDNESDAY 21st

Summer Solstice (road ride)
20 miles of Cheshire countryside, social pace
6 for 6.30pm start, Sandbar (M1)

THURSDAY 22nd

Bike polo taster and picnic
BYO drinks and picnic for a polo introduction
7pm, Chorlton Park Tennis Courts (M21)

FRIDAY 23rd

Manchester music tour ride
Tour of manc music locations + soundsystem.
with Manchester District Music Archive
7pm, Central Library (M2)

SATURDAY 24TH

Closing party
Outdoor film screening, music and pub quiz.
7pm, The Angel Pub (M4)