Here are a few national and local links to which we will add to from time to time.
- Bicycle Doctor
A cycle shop run by a co-operative in Rusholme. They carry our rides on their website
Good range of bikes with knowledgeable staff. They support our skill sessions.
- Why Cycle?
Impartial advice and information on buying bikes, sizes etc.
- Woodsons Cycles
Another of our supporters – good advice and bargain cycles. Club members have 10% discount here.
Clothes and Accessories
- Minx Girl
That rare thing – fabulous cycle clothing for women
Perhaps the best place to get a flavour of, and keep up-to-date with, the most recent SCCC events. Re-live (nearly) all the rides and more via this photoblog run by two of our club members
- Cycling Embassy
Website aimed at the non-regular cyclist with an accompanying blog
- Guardian cycling blogs
Guardian newspaper comments on cycling matters
- War on the motorist
Not as attacking as it would appear
Local Cycling Organisations
- Greater Manchester Cycling
Everything you wanted to know about cycling in Greater Manchester
- The Stockport Cycle Users Group
Liaison route to the Council as well as plenty of cycling campaign news
National Cycling Organisations
- British Cycling
The foremost competitive cycling body in UK
- British Schools Cycling Association
Provides competition and award schemes for youngsters
The premier non-competitive cycling organisation including cycle campaigning issues. A key benefit of joining the CTC is the free insurance it offers.
Sustrans makes smarter travel choices possible, desirable and inevitable. A leading UK charity enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day.
Routes and Mapping
- Cycle Routes
Offers information on routes within the National Cycle Network as well as the NCN itself and the people behind it. Includes information on the Manchester Cycleway/Fallowfield Loop Line and the Coast to Coast.
- GM Cycle Route Planner
Interactive route planner for cyclists in the Greater Manchester area. Include on and off road routes.
- National Cycle Network
The Network is made up of 12,600 miles of walking and cycling routes across the UK. This includes a mixture of quiet lanes, on-road routes and traffic-free paths that are often a great way to get to work, school, the shops or just for exercise and fun.
- Trans Pennine Trail (TPT)
Information on the long distance route from Southport to Hull passing through Stockport