I know most of us in our office would welcome these bikes, we often walk the length of Deansgate for meetings, bikes would definitely be a great solution and they would save me on shoes!
When it comes to cycling, Manchester’s got a lot going for it. It’s relatively flat, has 357 miles of bike routes including 84 miles of traffic-free paths and 62 miles of routes separated from roads. It’s got bike cafes and cycle hubs and the same number of rainy days as Amsterdam, one of the cycling capitals of Europe. But it’s got a long way to pedal before it becomes as cycle friendly as Amsterdam, says Stephen Lewis