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Inclusive cycling and walking

CYCLING AND WALKING FOR ALL

Here at TfGM, we want to make cycling and walking as accessible as possible.

We know that lots of people with disabilities already cycle and walk but know there is scope to help many more do so.

At TfGM, we are working hard to help provide the right conditions around Greater Manchester for all people to enjoy the fantastic benefits that cycling and walking provides.

Disabled people should be able to cycle and walk wherever and whenever they want without physical or attitudinal barriers stopping that.

There is still a long way to go until all cycling and walking routes and facilities are inclusive and accessible, but we are doing our bit to transform the common perceptions of what cyclists and walkers look like and provide suitable infrastructure to match via the Bee Network.

We have some fantastic organisations in Greater Manchester that help provide access to adapted bicycles for those that need the resources and equipment. Please see the resources section, below, for more information on how to access these.

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Resources and courses

There's a whole variety of courses and resources available to help people gain confidence using adaptive cycles.

Simply Cycling

Simply Cycling offer inclusive cycling and adapted cycle sessions at various locations across Greater Manchester. Price start from £3.00 per person for a 45-minute session. Options for 1-2-1 sessions are also available.

For more information, visit here.

Wheels For All

Wheels for All help people learn how to cycle on adaptive cycles in a traffic-free environment at selected locations around Greater Manchester. You can also build confidence and skills through the Bike Buddy programme.

For more information, visit the website, email hello@cycling.org.uk or call 0161 926 628.

British Cycling

British Cycling offer a workshop providing knowledge and practical experience to help you deliver activities to support more people with impairments and health conditions to get active in cycling.

For more information, visit here.

Cycling UK

Cycling UK provides lots of on information on inclusive from guidance on adaptive cycles to stories from other cyclists.

For more information, visit here.

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