Wednesday, 17 May 2017
North West Velo Fest is back!
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)
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)
Mass night ride with bike soundsystems.
10pm start, The Old Abbey Taphouse (M15)
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)
Bike dancing taster session
Learn from the world-famous Spokes!
6pm start, Platt Fields Bike Hub (M14)
Spandex Ballet (road ride)
A 30 mile road ride at 16mph pace.
7 for 7.30pm start, Sandbar (M1)
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)
Street art tour ride
Graffiti tour with bike soundsystem.
6.30 for 7pm start, Whitworth Gallery (M15)
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)
The Beer and Deer Ride (gravel/road ride)
Social ride out to Dunham Massey Brewery.
12 for 1pm start, Platt Fields Bike Hub (M14)
The Monumental Treasure Hunt
All abilities bike treasure hunt. Win prizes!
1pm start, Pop-up Bikes (M4)
Summer Solstice (road ride)
20 miles of Cheshire countryside, social pace
6 for 6.30pm start, Sandbar (M1)
Bike polo taster and picnic
BYO drinks and picnic for a polo introduction
7pm, Chorlton Park Tennis Courts (M21)
Manchester music tour ride
Tour of manc music locations + soundsystem.
with Manchester District Music Archive
7pm, Central Library (M2)
Outdoor film screening, music and pub quiz.
7pm, The Angel Pub (M4)